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Oshiomhole must quit, APC deputy national chairman insists

  Sen. Lawal Shuaibu, All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman, North, has called on the party’s National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole to resign for allegedly failing to add any value to the APC since his election. Shuaibu, in a letter dated May 27 and addressed to Oshiomhole, accused the …

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Gov. Shettima’s steward commits suicide inside govt. house

The Police in Borno on Tuesday confirmed that one Mr John Antagav, a steward with Borno Government House, has committed suicide. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, who visited the scene of the crime at the Government House, Maiduguri said the police would thoroughly investigate the matter. The News …

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Horror as gunmen kill family of 6 in Plateau

Six members of a family were killed by yet to be identified gunmen inside their home in Dangwal village, Ganawuri district of Riyom local government of Plateau state along Jos-Kaduna-Abuja road on Monday night May 27th. According to reports, the six family members belong to Lo-Gwong Du family, comprising of the grandfather, grandmother, two …

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Adekunle Gold loses dad after a brief illness

Adekunle Kosoko, popularly known as Adekunle Gold, has suffered a terrible loss as his father passed on late last night. Prince Hakeem Adeyemi Kosoko, the Permanent Secretary of Education District 4, died during the night after suffering an undisclosed ailment.   Mr Kosoko was flown abroad due to the ailment …

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NGO’s calls for recognition of Orphans Day

Ubba-Harris Reach Out Foundation in collaboration with Nike Adekunle Child Foundation has called for the recognition of International Orphans Day Celebration to help carter for vulnerable children in the society. Mr Chimaobi Ubbaonu Harris, the founder, Ubba-Harris Foundation, made the call during the Children’s Day Celebration in Gwagwalada on Monday. …

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Army kills two terrorists attempting to move into Sambisa

The Army said on Tuesday that it killed two terrorists, who attempted to cross into the Sambisa forest from Gwoza-Dure Road in Borno State. Col. Sagir Musa, the Acting Director Army Public Relations confirmed this in a statement. Musa said that the incident occurred on Sunday as troops embarked on …

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Group demands establishment of Igbo radio

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo political and socio-cultural group, has called for the establishment of Igbo radio to cater for the high number of migrant Igbo traders in all parts of the country. The President of NUF, Mr Augustine Chukwudum, made the call in a statement in Enugu …

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MacKenzie Bezos to give $17bn, half her fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give away half her fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates. MacKenzie Bezos announced in a letter on Tuesday that she had signed the Giving …

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Plateau election tribunal begins sitting

The Plateau Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, led by Justice Halima Salman, on Tuesday, assured parties of its resolve to dispense justice in all the petitions challenging the outcome of the March 9 and March 23 elections. Salman gave the assurance while speaking during the inaugural sitting in Jos. ”This panel would be timely in …

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