Ex-Trump aide raises money for legal costs

Ex-Trump aide raises money for legal costs

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The family of former White House national security advisor Michael Flynn has launched a defense fund to raise money for mounting legal costs in the sprawling Russia election interference probe. Flynn, who advised President Donald Trump‘s election campaign but was fired 22 days into the new adminstration, is under investigation for misreporting his contacts with Russian […]

Buratai launches free medical outreach in Ebonyi

Buratai launches free medical outreach in Ebonyi

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Chief of Army Staff,  Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai launched a free medical outreach programme in Ebonyi state on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 as part of the military’s ongoing Operation Python Dance II. Buratai launched the programme while visiting the state on Tuesday where he was received by Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwu on behalf of Governor Dave Umahi who declared support […]

President Buhari signs proclamation proscribing IPOB in Nigeria

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President Buhari has reportedly signed a presidential proclamation proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Nigeria. According to Thisday, President Buhari signed the proclamation on Sunday, September 17th, shortly before he left for the 72nd UN General Assembly meeting.   President Buhari signed the proclamation two days after the Nigerian Army released a statement […]

Nigerian journalist Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News ‘Komla Dumor’ award

Nigerian journalist Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News ‘Komla Dumor’ award

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Amina Yuguda, a news presenter on local network Gotel Television in north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.   She has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency. She will start a three-month placement at the BBC in London this month.   She impressed the panel with her story-telling and her ability […]

It’s our duty to make Nigeria work, says Governor Shettima

It’s our duty to make Nigeria work, says Governor Shettima

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Northern governors have invited their counterparts from the Southeast to visit their states to interact with Igbo communities as a way of promoting peace and communal harmony among various groups in the country. Chairman of Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Borno state, Kashim Shettima announced this after he led a delegation of five governors on an […]

How on earth will a serious government blame activities of IPOB on opposition’ – PDP

How on earth will a serious government blame activities of IPOB on opposition’ – PDP

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Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the opposition party People Democratic Party (PDP) has issued a stetement reacting to report by the informationmation minister thats suggests they may be sponsoring IPOB activities.   Read the statement below… The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is constrained once again to respond to the tirade by the Minister of Information and Culture, […]

4 reported dead as explosion rocks Petroleum Wharf

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Four people have been reported dead after an explosion disrupted the relative peace and activities at the Petroleum Wharf, Apapa, Lagos State. In a report by The Punch, the explosion occurred when some hoodlums besieged a vessel, identified as Histria Ivory, discharging Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) to scoop fuel spilling from the vessel around 3am. It was further […]