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Yero Turbaned As Dallatun Zazzau

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The Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, on Saturday conferred the traditional title of Dallatun Zazzau on the Governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero. The title is bestowed on prominent and selected citizens of the emirate. The ceremony took place at the emir’s palace in Zaria City with thousands ... Read More »

APC, PDP, Guilty Of Embarking On Illegal 2015 Campaigns – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has accused the two biggest political parties in the country – All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party – of flouting the law barring parties from embarking on campaigns until 90 days to elections. Section 99 (1) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), stipulates: ... Read More »

Alleged defiler-DPO Breaks Down In Detention, Blames The Devil For His Predicament

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The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Onikan police station, in Lagos, Mr Adekunle Awe, who was accused of cajoling a woman into having unprotected s*x with him in his office, reportedly wept in the cell where he is being held pending when investigations are concluded into the matter and he ... Read More »

States Support Total Removal Of Fuel Subsidy At FAAC Meeting

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The federal government might have finally gotten the support it needs to complete remove fuel subsidy from the books of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) as it enjoyed an overwhelming support by all the states of the federation, according to Thisday sources. Although none of its governors raised objection ... Read More »

I’m Now In Abuja, Catch Me If You Can – Shekau Dares Security Agencies

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If the recent video released by leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau yesterday, in which he claimed responsibility for Monday morning’s bombing in Nyanya, that resulted in the death of over 71 persons, is anything to go by, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and indeed other parts ... Read More »

Nigerian Students In Malaysia Want Justice On Illegal Arrests, ‘Murder’

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Constant intimidation, harassment and illegal arrests and even murder carried out on Nigerian students by Malaysian authorities while staffers of the Nigerian High Commission are indifferent in complete disregard of their diplomatic responsibilities of protecting them have raised serious concern for the students who say they are fed up. In ... Read More »

Police Officer Caught On Video Beating Woman Now In Custody

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a police officer caught on video beating a civilian woman in the state. In a statement released by Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, on his website, www.frankmba.com, the police PRO affirmed that the officer, Cpl Muhammed Nasir with Force Number, 229057, ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Tinubu Seeks Non-Partisan Approach

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Nigeria’s current political and security challenge is not beyond redemption if leaders at all levels shed their egos, forgo their selfishness and renew their commitment to the people who elected them. This was the position of former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in his Easter message to Nigerians. ... Read More »

Easter: NSCIA Felicitates With Christians, Renews Calls For Peaceful Co-Existence

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The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has renewed calls for the need to sustain peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians in the country. In its goodwill message to Christians in the country, sent to the President, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, the umbrella body for ... Read More »

CAN Urges Nigerians To Reflect On Unity At Easter

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The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Ayo Oritsejafor, has called on Nigerians to use the occasion of Easter to reflect on the nation’s unity and progress. The call was contained in a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja by the CAN president to mark the Easter celebration. ... Read More »

Police Stops Pro-Jonathan Rally In Bayelsa

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Members of a pro-Jonathan group were yesterday stopped from holding a rally by the police in Bayelsa State, over alleged infiltration of the group by miscreants. The group, New Dawn Initiative Development, it was learnt, is made up of members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state loyal ... Read More »

Police Denies Rumor Of Bomb Scare In Bayelsa

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The Bayelsa Police Command on Saturday in Yenagoa said rumour of a bomb scare making the rounds in the state capital was untrue. The rumour followed the arrest of a suspect alleged to be carrying explosives in a bag. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there was pandemonium earlier in ... Read More »

Bags Dropped Off Cause Bomb Scare In Yenegoa

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Residents of PDP Road in the Yenizue-Gene suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, were, yesterday, thrown into panic following a bomb scare. The incident occurred at about 1.30pm, close to an estate housing air force personnel when a man reportedly dropped two bags suspected to be laden with explosives. Though ... Read More »

2015: Defeating Jonathan’s Our Priority – Nda-Isaiah

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As controversy rages over the Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 general elections, one of the aspirants and founder, LEADERSHIP Group, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah, has declared that his major concern is how to defeat President Goodluck Jonathan and not the religious belief of the ... Read More »

Nyako, A Pathetic Embarrassment, Leadership Disaster – Presidency

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The Presidency on Saturday rebuked the Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako over the letter he wrote to the leadership of Northern States Governors Forum, describing it as “an unmitigated leadership disaster and a sad betrayal of trust by a major beneficiary of the Nigerian nation”. Nyako had in the ... Read More »

Nyako Fires Back, Calls Jonathan’s Govt The Most Confused, Corrupt And Incompetent Regime Ever

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The presidency and Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako have continued trading words over terror attacks in the state and the north eastern region. Nyako fired back at the presidency, following remarks by presidential aide, Doyin Okupe. He accused President Goodluck Jonathan of being incompetent. Speaking through his Director of Press ... Read More »

Satanic Murder: My Experience At The Church Of Satan – Criminologist

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Forensic criminologist and security co-ordinator at the American University of Nigeria, Yola, Dr. Lionel Von Frederck Rawlins explains his experience at the church of satan, while on the book he wrote on the subject. He said the book was the thesis for his master’s degree in criminology. “I was fascinated ... Read More »

Nyako Unfit To Be Governor, Presidency Says

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The war of words between Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State and the Presidency continued last night on genocide in the North. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, slammed Nyako for daring to challenge President Goodluck Jonathan and said Nyako did not deserve ... Read More »

14 More Kidnapped School Girls Escape From Boko Haram

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Another 14 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists in the northeast have escaped, leaving 85 missing on Saturday after an attack that has sparked global outrage, an official said. The unprecedented mass abduction of 129 teenage girls from the Chibok area of Borno state has been described as among ... Read More »

Presidency Stops Payment For ‘Useless’ Abuja CCTV

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Embarrassed by the failure of the Federal Government’s N76 billion closed circuit television (CCTV) project, otherwise known as Nigerian Public Security Communications System, NPSCS to contribute to the fight against terrorism, the presidency has cancelled a request by the Ministry of Police Affairs to pay additional N3 billion to the ... Read More »

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