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Quackery: FG arrests fake Radiographers, seals five X-Ray units in Imo State

Says patients risk cancer   Global Reporters – The Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN), an agency of the Federal Government, has arrested some fake Radiographers and sealed the X-Ray units of some hospitals in Imo State. Some of the

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Election tribunal: Sylva splashes $4 million on tribunal Judges – Bayelsa Patriots

It’s not true – spokesperson of Sylva Campaign Organisation, Nathan Egba   With about six weeks to the judgment of the Bayelsa State election petition tribunal taking place in Abuja, a socio-political organisation, Bayelsa Patriots, on Friday raised the alarm

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WASSCE feat: Ikpeazu offers scholarship to 17 Abia students

Abia state Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated students and teachers in the state over the ranking of the state as the number one state in the May/June 2015 West African School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) result as released by the

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CAN election: Tension mounts as Presidency moves to arrest Oritsejafor, others

With less than 48 hours to the election in the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), indications emerged on Monday night that the Presidency was planning to arrest it’s incumbent President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor and some other key officials of the

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Tension in the Nigerian military as FG sacks 200 pro-Jonathan officers

Affected officers were mainly from the South East and the South South   There are indications on Friday night that about 200 military officers may have been sacked by the Federal Government through short messages (SMS) over their alleged loyalty to the

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Fani-Kayode: Implicate Jonathan, other PDP “big fish” and gain freedom – EFCC

The arrest and detention of Chief Fani-Kayode, the Director of Media and Publicity of the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Organization, has taken a swerve, as Jude Ndukwe, SA Media to Fan-Kayode has alleged that EFCC is trying to

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Igbo Heroes Day Massacre & Wicked Regime Falsehood: The Facts As They Sacredly Are (1)

The Southeast Based Coalition of Human Rights Organizations (SBCHROs); comprising: Anambra State Branch of the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO), Center for Human Rights & Peace Advocacy (CHRPA), Human Rights Club (a project of LRRDC)(HRC), Forum for Justice, Equity & Defense

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FG, ex-militants resolve to end pipeline vandalism in Niger Delta

The Federal Government and former militants have resolved to work together towards ending the increasing cases of pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta region. ‎   The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the

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Full text of Buhari’s Democracy Day address to Nigerians

My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, to prepare for the challenges

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Buhari’s emergence as President saved Nigeria’s economy from collapse, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Friday declared that the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as the President of Nigeria in 2015 saved the country’s economy from imminent collapse due to mismanagement and unbridled corruption that was

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Terror Alert: Herdsmen Plan To Attack South East Again – MOSSOB Warns

From Chuks Collins, Awka The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday alerted Ndigbo and Biafrans over what it called a “plan by the Hausa/Fulani” to overran Biafrans in Biafran land and perfect their “Jihadi which they have

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Emir Sanusi seeks ban of underage marriages, warns against flippant polygamy

The Emir of Kano, HRM Muhammadu Sanusi II has canvassed a ban on the marriage of women below 18 years, stressing that the time had come when the Muslim community should live by the reality of economic recession and consequences

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Okorocha threatens to privatise Imo varsity if workers fail to call-off strike

The Imo State Government has read the riot act to striking staff members of the state-owned university, threatening to recruit new set of academic and non-academic staff for the Imo State University, IMSU, as well as concession the institution if

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IPOB is registered in over 30 countries – Nnamdi Kanu

Incarcerated leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi kanu has admitted before the Community Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, that he is the founder of the group, which according to him,

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IPOB says Biafraland goes beyond Igbo-speaking areas, hails N’Delta militants for demanding Kanu’s release

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has stated that Biafraland should not be construed as comprising only areas inhabited by the Igbo-speaking people of Nigeria. This was as it commended the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, and the Red Egbesu Water

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Jonathan and Buhari: The difference between 2012 fuel subsidy removal and 2016 fuel price regime

By Nelson Ekujumi   Since the announcement and implementation of the increase in the pump price of fuel from N86 and N86.50 per litre to a cap limit of N145 per litre respectively under the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration,

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Full text of Labour’s statement during anti-fuel price hike protest

1. The Federal Government through the Minister of state and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Wednesday last week withdrew PETROL or premium motor spirit (PMS) subsidy, raising the price from N86 to

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Darkness looms as nationwide electricity supply drops to 1,400mw

The total amount of power available to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, to distribute to home and offices across Nigeria has dropped to 1,400 megawatts, MW, as at 12midnight, Tuesday 17th, May, 2016, sparking fears of the country being

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How Nigeria can improve intelligence gathering – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that security agencies in the country can improve the collection of intelligence by relying on local authorities at the ward, local government and state level. He stated this while fielding questions at a press conference

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New fuel price: Buhari deceived Nigerians, says Falana

Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana SAN has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of deceiving Nigerians by reneging on his campaign promise of not increasing the pump price of petrol if voted into office. Stressing that the increase in the

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AKHA moves to ban street begging in Akwa Ibom

By Mfonobong Ukpong   Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has directed the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare in conjunction with Uyo Capital City Development Authority, UCCDA, ‘to take immediate action to rid the street, junctions, traffic points

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TMG demands return of Nigeria’s looted funds, carpets David Cameron, western nations

UK’s Premier’s Comment On Corruption in Nigeria: Western Nations Must Do Their Part To Halt Graft The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), a coalition of over 400 civic organizations in Nigeria notes with a sense of irony the comment by British

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Full text of President Buhari’s speech at Commonwealth Conference in London on Wednesday

1. I am delighted to be invited to this event to exchange views with you my fellow invited guests representing Governments, the Private Sector and Civil Society Organizations. I thank you Your Excellency, the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, for asking

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Herdsmen attacking villagers are not Nigerians – FG

Weeks after the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, disclosed that there is no evidence that the herdsmen wrecking havoc and killing farmers and villagers across the country are foreigners, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has come out to say

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Biafra: I’m ready to defend one Nigeria with my life – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly affirmed his resolve to ensure that Nigeria remains an indivisible country, vowing to make sure that Nigeria remains one country with his life, notwithstanding the level of agitation from any region or group to the

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Election Tribunal: APC plots to arrest, abduct our members in Nembe, says Bayelsa PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Monday uncovered plots by some powerful members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to arrest and abduct some of its major stakeholders in Nembe constituency One, Nembe Local Government Area of

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Pipeline attacks: Go after real militants not innocent persons – Ijaw youths tell Buhari

The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Worldwide has condemned the unwholesome activities of a new militant group in the Niger Delta, the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to fish out the real troublemakers and spare innocent persons and

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Funding may force closure of a physically challenged school in Nigeria

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The lack of adequate funding and assistance from both the government and the public may soon force the only school for the deaf and dumb in Awka, Anambra State, the God’s Care School for Special

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Dickson cries out, says Bayelsa is facing oppression by FG

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has expressed concern over the poor representation of the state in all cadres of the federal civil service, with a call on the Federal Government to redress the trend which he described as “unfair

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