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Murder Suspects Implicate Saraki, Kwara Governor, Others…

The suspected killers paraded by the Kwara State Police Command in Ilorin last week have named the Senate President, Mr. Bukola Saraki, Kwara State governor, Mr. Abdulfattah Ahmed, as two of the men who ordered them to kill many Kwara State indigenes in Nigeria and abroad. The suspects, who have …

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Saraki, Others Eye SDP Ticket Towards 2019 Presidency…

At least, seven presidential aspirants and sixty senators are presently gearing up to contest the 2019 elections under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Tribune Online has gathered. The acting chairman of the party in Anambra State Chief Vincent Obi who revealed this to newsmen in Awka the …

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NDLEA Intercepts 4,000kgs of Tramadol at Lagos Airport…

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday,  seized about 4000 kilogrammes of tramadol  that was recently banned by the Federal Government at the Muritala Muhammed Airport , Lagos. The seized tramadol was displayed  before  newsmen by the NDLEA Commander at the Lagos Airport, Garba Ahmadu,  who said that the interception …

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Herdsmen Kill 15 in Fresh Attack in Adamawa…

Barely 48 hours after the twin bomb blasts that rocked a mosque in Mubi town, resulting in the deaths of over 60 people, 15 persons have been reportedly killed by armed herdsmen in four villages in Numan and Lamurde Local Government Areas of Adamawa State. Reports from the affected areas …

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Nigeria Takes Delivery of Two New Helicopter Gunships…

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday took delivery of two Mi-35M helicopter gunships that the federal government ordered from Russia. The Antonov aircraft, which brought the new Mi-35M helicopters, touched down on the runway at NAF Base Makurdi at exactly 12.20 p.m. The Chief of Aircraft Engineering at NAF …

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Former Kano Governor Declares 2019 Presidential Ambition…

A former governor of Kano state, Ibrahim Shekarau has formally declared his intention to contest for the 2019 presidential elections. Shekarau seeks to contest under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former education minister pointed out that his decision was spurred by numerous clarion calls. He said; …

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SARAKI: “Nigerian Youths Able to Match their Peers Worldwide”…

Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday explained that Nigerian youths have capacity to match their counterparts in the world. He spoke at the orientation camp of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Yikpata, Kwara State. Saraki urged the Nigerian leaders to do everything humanly possible to give youths the opportunity …

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Senator Dino Melaye Released from Police Custody…

Dino Melaye, the Kogi senator who was arrested in Abuja early Monday, has been released after a stand-off that lasted about two and a half hours, his spokesperson said. Mr Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, was arrested by the Nigerian Immigration Service at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Monday …

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FG: “No Minister Shunned US-Nigeria Investment Forum”…

The Federal Government has denied media reports that Ministers who were invited to the US-Nigeria Investment Summit in Washington, DC, on April 19 shunned the forum. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed in a statement issued in London on Monday, said most of the Ministers who were …

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Senate Resumes Session with the Ceremonial Mace Restored…

The Senate has resumed plenary after coming out of an executive (closed door) session where the earlier incident of forceful removal of the mace was deliberated upon. The session is holding with the mace, the official symbol of authority firmly in place, and Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, presiding. According …

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