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IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Granted N300m Bail

Nnamdi Kanu

  An Abuja Federal High Court has today  granted bail to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in the sum of N300 million with three sureties in like sum, on health grounds. Justice Binta Nyako ruled that one of the sureties must be a senior and highly recognised Nigerian of Igbo decent, the second surety ...

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Policeman Killed In Paris Shooting

    One policeman has been killed and a second wounded in a shooting in central Paris, police say. Some reports say a gunman who fired on them has been shot dead. The Champs Elysees, where the shooting occurred, has been sealed off. France goes to the polls on Sunday in the first round of the presidential election. Jihadism is ...

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Italian Govt Deports 40 Nigerians

    The Italian government on Tuesday deported 40 Nigerians for immigration and criminal offences. The deportees, comprising males and females arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 8:25pm aboard an Air Meridiana aircraft with registration number E1-FNU. The deportation is coming few days after the repatriation of 23 Nigerians for similar offences, from the United Kingdom. ...

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Jacob Zuma Sacks Finance Minister

  South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has sacked Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan after days of speculation that rocked the country’s markets, A statement from the president’s office late Thursday, said Mr Gordhan will be replaced by Malusi Gigaba. Earlier this week, President Zuma recalled Mr Gordhan from planned events in the UK and US. Sfiso Buthelezi will become Deputy Finance ...

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Six Afghan ICRC Workers ‘Killed By Islamic State’

  Six Afghans working for the Red Cross have been killed by suspected Islamic State (IS) group gunmen in the province of Jowzjan, officials say. The workers were shot in the Qush Tepa area, the provincial governor said. Two others are unaccounted for, feared abducted by IS, he told the BBC. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed ...

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BREAKING: Buhari Extends Vacation, Writes To National Assembly

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday extended his vacation which he started penultimate week. The president made this known in a three-paragraph statement made available to journalists by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.  Adesina said it was necessary to allow the President complete the series of medical tests recommended by his doctors and get the results. ...

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BREAKING: Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat Wins African Union’s Top Job

  African Union (AU) leaders have chosen Chad’s candidate as the next head of the AU commission. Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat beat Kenya’s top diplomat Amina Mohamed. The race is usually settled behind the scenes before the vote but this went to seven rounds of voting. Outgoing commissioner, South Africa’s Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, stayed in the job an extra ...

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Presidency Releases More Photos Of Buhari In London

  Following the rumour about the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidency on Sunday released more photographs of President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on vacation in London, United Kingdom to assure Nigerians that the president is hale and hearty. The photographs showing and his wife came after an earlier one released on Friday showing Ogun State ...

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Twin Bombing in Maiduguri

Four persons have been reported dead, in the recent bombing that occured in Usmanti and Kaleri are of Mafa  Local Government Area, Borno State. It is reported that three persons and a member of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) were killed in the incident. The Head Media nad Public Relations of the Nigerian Army, Sani Datti, who confirmed this to ...

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