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IPOD 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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First Locally Produced Phone Debuts In Nigeria

Local produced phones in Nigeria

  More than 15 years after Nigeria joined the global system for mobile (GSM), the first made-in-Nigeria phone has finally debut, thus throwing the country into the growing league of communication gadgets manufacturers. According to TheGuardian, the phone, which components are sourced and assembled locally, serves as a technological breakthrough and precedent for the country. The handset, which is coming ...

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Osborne Towers: Osinbajo’s Panel Grills NIA DG Again

    The Presidential Investigative Panel headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday again quizzed the suspended Director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke. It would be recalled that Oke was suspended last Wednesday over discovery of large amounts of foreign and local currencies by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a residential apartment at ...

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FG To Reward Whistle-blowers On Illegal Weapons- Presidency

Garba Shehu

  The National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Munguno (rtd) has began work on a template for the discovery and recovery of illegal weapons through a reward system. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this development in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday. According to the presidential spokesman, the Office of ...

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Adeleke’s Death Shocking, Sad- Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi

  Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State  has described the death of the first civilian governor of Osun  and serving senator, Isiaka Adeleke, as shocking, disheartening and sad. In a statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr  Yomi Layinka, the governor said he received the news of Adeleke’s sudden death with shock ...

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Osun West Senator, Adeleke, Dies At 62

Senator Adeleke

  Isiaka Adeleke, senator representing Osun west, is dead. Adeleke reportedly died on Sunday morning at Biket Hospital in Osogbo, after suffering a heart attack He, however, defected from the PDP in the build up to the 2015 general elections and had won again on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. Until his death, he was planning to run for ...

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30 Football Fans Electrocuted In Calabar During UEFA Europa League Quarter Final Match

Football fans

    About 30 people were electrocuted at a football viewing centre in Calabar, capital of Cross River state, yesterday during the UEFA Europa league. According to a survivor who spoke with Punch, he said that a transformer near the viewing centre located in the Iyang-Esu area of the Calabar Municipal Local Government Area exploded during the match and this ...

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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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