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Heartbreaking! Young man loses his parents, 2 siblings in a ghastly accident, shares touching tribute 2 years after (photo)

Heartbreaking! Young man loses his parents, 2 siblings in a ghastly accident, shares touching tribute 2 years after (photo)

Sad! Man pens down emotional tribute to his parents and siblings who died 2 years ago, they were involved in accident (photo)
Why Jonathan's govt didn’t save despite oil boom - Okonjo-Iweala

Why Jonathan's govt didn’t save despite oil boom - Okonjo-Iweala

A former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has linked the failure of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration to save for the rainy day, despite oil boom, to the insistence of state governors to share ECA funds.

Why Jonathan's govt didn’t save despite oil boom - Okonjo-Iweala
Buhari receives family of late former vice president Alex Ekwueme in Villa

Buhari receives family of late former vice president Alex Ekwueme in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, December 21, signed the late vice president Alex Ekueme's condolence register before the commencement of Federal Executive Council (FEC), at the State House, in Aso Villa.

Buhari receives family of late former vice president Alex Ekwueme in Aso Rock
Ortom makes U-turn, says he is still in APC after closed-door meeting with Oshiomhole

Ortom makes U-turn, says he is still in APC after closed-door meeting with Oshiomhole

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has shelved his decision to leave his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), following a closed-door meeting he had with the national chairman of the party, Comrades Adams Oshiomhole.

Ortom makes U-turn, says he is still in APC after closed-door meeting with Oshiomhole
INEC finally replies PDP, says Ekiti election was free and fair

INEC finally replies PDP, says Ekiti election was free and fair

The electoral body gave the verdict on Wednesday, July 18, in a communique issued at the end of meeting between its chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu and Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) across the country.

INEC finally replies PDP, says Ekiti election was free and fair
Why LASU's vice chancellor said there is imminent doom for Nigeria come 2019

Why LASU's vice chancellor said there is imminent doom for Nigeria come 2019

Considering the poor state of security in Nigeria and the rampant nationwide killings, the vice chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said doom is imminent unless something drastic is done.

Why LASU's vice chancellor said there is imminent doom for Nigeria come 2019
Massive roadblock in Lagos as 12,000 illegally parked trucks obstruct free movement of vehicles

Massive roadblock in Lagos as 12,000 illegally parked trucks obstruct free movement of vehicles

Various parts of Lagos have been taken over by over 12,337 illegally parked trucks. The gridlock has been linked to the recent suspension for 10 days of four major shipping lines by the Nigerian Ports Authority.

Massive roadblock in Lagos as 12,000 illegally parked trucks obstruct free movement of vehicles
Breaking: Police nab 8 suspected kidnappers of Chibok schoolgirls

Breaking: Police nab 8 suspected kidnappers of Chibok schoolgirls

The eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists who are among 22 persons paraded, were said to have been arrested by operatives of the inspector general’s intelligence response team in Borno, Adamawa and adjoining communities.

Breaking: Police nab 8 suspected kidnappers of Chibok schoolgirls
PMB at ICC: Proud to be Nigerian by Femi Adesina

How Buhari, the demonized Fulani man, made Nigeria proud at ICC by Femi Adesina

At 9.35 am Tuesday, President Buhari was ushered into the main hall of the ICC. He stood straight, in a way that belies his age of 75. Before taking his seat, he bowed reverently to the 17 judges, resplendent in their blue robes.

How Buhari, the demonized Fulani man, made Nigeria proud at ICC by Femi Adesina
Bad road: Kano communities threaten to boycott 2019 elections, immunization

Bad road: Kano communities threaten to boycott 2019 elections, immunization

Residents of five communities in Kumbotso local government area of Kano state have threatened to boycott the routine polio immunization and 2019 general elections if the government fail to rehabilitate their damaged road.

Bad road: Kano communities threaten to boycott 2019 elections, immunization
Oshiomhole allegedly swears in factional Delta APC chairman despite court order

Oshiomhole allegedly swears in factional Delta APC chairman despite court order

It was gathered that before the emergence of Comrade Oshiomhole as national chairman, Chief Cyril Ogodo, was duly sworn in as the Delta state APC chairman by the former national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.

Oshiomhole allegedly swears in factional Delta APC chairman despite court order
You’re a failed senator - Okorocha replies ex-APGA chairman Umeh

Okorocha attacks Senator Umeh, says ex-APGA chairman is seeking cheap popularity

The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday, July 17, has berated the former national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and senator representing Anambra central, Chief Victor Umeh..

Okorocha attacks Senator Umeh, says ex-APGA chairman is seeking cheap popularity
Army raises alarm, says Boko Haram terrorists are regrouping in Borno

Army raises alarm, says Boko Haram terrorists are regrouping in Borno

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas, has said that some Boko Haram members are regrouping around Bama local government area of Borno state. It said that some of the terrorists attacked.

Army raises alarm, says Boko Haram terrorists are regrouping in Borno
Panic in APC as party leadership commences staff audit

Panic in APC as party leadership commences staff audit

The new APC national chairman had, in a recent meeting, told staff of the national secretariat of the party to rededicate themselves in line with the new realities in the party and be ready for the changes that will occur.

Panic in APC as party leadership commences staff audit
Fayemi’s victory ends fake stomach infrastructure in Ekiti state - Lagos chief whip

Fayemi’s victory ends fake stomach infrastructure in Ekiti state - Lagos lawmaker

The victory is a welcome development. The people of Ekiti have spoken their minds through the ballot. They have realised that infrastructural development and service delivery is preferred to stomach infrastructure.

Fayemi’s victory ends fake stomach infrastructure in Ekiti state - Lagos lawmaker
What Satguru Maharaji said about Buhari, Tinubu, others concerning insecurity

Call yourselves to order - Satguru Maharaji warns Buhari, Tinubu, others

Satguru Maharaji, also referred to as the living perfect master, has urged Nigerians to hold leaders in the country accountable in the area of security. He said that Nigerian leaders should call themselves to order.

Call yourselves to order - Satguru Maharaji warns Buhari, Tinubu, others
EFCC reacts to alleged diversion of staff salary, says no amount of mischief can stop Magu from anti-corruption war

EFCC reacts to alleged diversion of staff salary, says no amount of mischief can stop Magu from anti-corruption war

Equally false is the claim that police officers on secondment are being owed salaries of between five and seven months. Police officers attached to the commission are paid by their mother agency, the Nigeria police.

EFCC reacts to alleged diversion of staff salary, says no amount of mischief can stop Magu from anti-corruption war
EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose

EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose

The commission is constrained to state that the purported tweet does not represent the views of the EFCC. As a law enforcement organisation the commission is apolitical and was not involved in the recent Ekiti election.

EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose
Opinion: Osun APC, the west agenda and the dilemma of direct primaries

Osun APC, the west agenda and the dilemma of direct primaries by Mutiu Iyanda

In the last three days, the National Working Committee (NWC) and State Working Committee (SWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), have shifted their attention to Osun state for another governorship election.

Osun APC, the west agenda and the dilemma of direct primaries by Mutiu Iyanda
Opinion: Is it right time for a young Nigerian president?

Opinion: Is it right time for a young Nigerian president?

For us as a country, our problem is attitudinal. Attitudinal problems on the part of the leaders and the led which make corruption attractive to both the just as the political class sees no big deal in betrayal.

Opinion: Is it right time for a young Nigerian president?
Nasarawa: Police launch intelligence on emergence of Hakika terrorist sect

Nasarawa: Police launch intelligence on emergence of Hakika terrorist sect

Nasarawa state police public relations officer, Samaila Usman, said intelligence officers were already working around the clock to ascertain the veracity of the emergence of the sect as being circulated on the social media.

Nasarawa: Police launch intelligence on emergence of Hakika terrorist sect
Middle Belt conference: Ohanaeze, Afenifere leaders’ chartered aircraft denied landing permit in Makurdi

Middle Belt conference: Ohanaeze, Afenifere leaders’ chartered aircraft denied landing permit in Makurdi

Killing people is another form of corruption and the worst of it all. When one steals one million he is prosecuted but when some persons kill innocent people in their sleep they are allowed to walk free. This must stop.

Middle Belt conference: Ohanaeze, Afenifere leaders’ chartered aircraft denied landing permit in Makurdi
Police arrest fake lawyer for stealing, impersonating in Lagos

Police arrest fake lawyer for stealing, impersonating in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested a 27-year-old man, Destiny Otubambo, a university dropout, for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and buying exotic cars, phones and other valuables with false bank transfers.

Police arrest fake lawyer for stealing, impersonating in Lagos
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