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Heed the lessons of Sallah, Aisha Buhari tells Muslims

    Heed the lessons of Sallah, Aisha Buhari tells Muslims

Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Muslims to imbibe the lessons of Eid-el-kabir. Eid-el-kabir, which means “feast of sacrifice”, is an Islamic festival involving the killing of rams

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Tinubu: Fasanmi spoke the truth to power

    Tinubu: Fasanmi spoke the truth to power

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Ayo Fasanmi, who died on Wednesday, remained faithful “to the truth for which he suffered greatly”. In a

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NBA election: Contestant demands cancellation before final results

    NBA election: Contestant demands cancellation before final results

Dele Adesina, a candidate in the ongoing election of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has petitioned the electoral committee of the association, alleging gross manipulation in the polls. The NBA

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Malami says Adoke’s demand for apology over P&ID is ‘misconceived’

    Malami says Adoke’s demand for apology over P&ID is ‘misconceived’

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says the demand for apology by his predecessor, Mohammed Bello Adoke, over the P&ID case is misconceived.  Adoke had written to Malami demanding

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Nigeria not liable to pay $1.2bn over Azura deal, says presidential aide

    Nigeria not liable to pay $1.2bn over Azura deal, says presidential aide

Ahmed Zakari, special adviser to the president on infrastructure, says Nigeria is not liable to pay $1.2 billion according to the agreements signed before the takeoff of the 461 megawatts

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Olumide Akpata in early lead as NBA elects president

    Olumide Akpata in early lead as NBA elects president

Olumide Akpata, former chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Section on Business Law, is in early lead in the NBA national election which started at 11 pm on Wednesday.

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NAPTIP: We’ve rescued over 18,000 trafficked victims

    NAPTIP: We’ve rescued over 18,000 trafficked victims

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has secured the conviction of more than

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Sam Momah, former minister, dies at 77

    Sam Momah, former minister, dies at 77

Sam Momah, a former minister of science and technology, is dead. Aged 77, Momah was said to have died on

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ADC asks Lai to give details of re-looted funds

    ADC asks Lai to give details of re-looted funds

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has asked Lai Mohammed, minister of information, to declare the percentage of re-looted funds. On

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Four policemen shot dead as gunmen attack bullion van in Ebonyi

    Four policemen shot dead as gunmen attack bullion van in Ebonyi

Gunmen, on Wednesday, attacked a bullion van transporting money from Enugu to Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi, killing four of the

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Ohanaeze to Mamman Daura: You should have opposed zoning before Buhari became president

    Ohanaeze to Mamman Daura: You should have opposed zoning before Buhari became president

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural group, says Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s older nephew, should have opposed zoning of the

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NSITF claims ownership of 46 properties seized from ex-chairman

    NSITF claims ownership of 46 properties seized from ex-chairman

 The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has claimed ownership of the the 46 properties seized from Ngozi Olejeme, its

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Wike: Oshiomhole’s sudden U-turn on Ize-Iyamu is an insult to Edo people

    Wike: Oshiomhole’s sudden U-turn on Ize-Iyamu is an insult to Edo people

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says Godwin Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has “no opponent” in

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Reps declare Akpabio’s letter ‘private’ — although it is on official letterhead

    Reps declare Akpabio’s letter ‘private’ — although it is on official letterhead

On Tuesday, Benjamin Kalu, spokesman of the house of reps, reacted to the letter Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta

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Akeredolu picks Lucky Aiyedatiwa, ex-NDDC commissioner, as running mate

    Akeredolu picks Lucky Aiyedatiwa, ex-NDDC commissioner, as running mate

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, has picked Lucky Aiyedatiwa, a former commissioner in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC),

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ICYMI: CAC deregisters factional Ohanaeze Ndigbo 

    ICYMI: CAC deregisters factional Ohanaeze Ndigbo 

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has deregistered Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly.  The group, led by Basil Onyeacholam, broke out from

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