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FG to court: ‘We are yet to recover arms imported by Dasuki’

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Federal Government has told an Abuja High Court that it is yet to recover all “sophisticated arms and ammunition” allegedly imported and kept away by immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (retired). 

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Court grants Jonathan’s cousin, wife bail in graft case

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  Presiding judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja has granted bail to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, Roberts Azibaola and his wife, Stella at N500 million and a surety each. 

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Ex-militant leaders urge avengers to dialogue with FG

By Fegor Oghene, Asaba  Ex-militant leaders in the Niger-Delta have appealed to the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to stop further destruction of oil installations in the region and accept the proposed peace talk with the Federal Government. 

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Osinbajo chairs FEC meeting as SGF confirms ailment of three ministers

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has presided over his first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting as Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeriaon Wednesday in Abuja.

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Ex-Anambra governor, Obi mourns Keshi

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos  A former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi described the death of Stephen Keshi as not only a national, but international loss. 

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Oyegun, el-Rufai laud Okorocha, says governor saved Ndigbo politically

By Solomon Wachukwu, Owerri  Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has been described as a visionary politician who saved Ndigbo from “meaningless” opposition. 

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Oshiomhole mourns Keshi, says late coach ‘an illustrious Nigeria’

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City  Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has reacted to the death of a former skipper and coach of the Super Eagles, Mr. Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, saying his demise is a great loss to the nation and to the state where he was resident. 

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Aregbesola, Ogbeh flag-off cashew planting season in Osun

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo  Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called Nigerians to take to farming on full or part time basis as alternative to the over-dependence on oil for the quick recovery of the nation’s ailing economy. 

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Sokoto allocates land to herdsmen as grazing reserve

By Musa Gada, Sokoto  Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has allocated over 1000 hectres of land for livestock grazing in the state. 

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Only doctor’s report can determine cause of Keshi’s death – family

 By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City  Family members of late coach of the Super Eagles, Mr. Stephen Keshi has said that the family would conduct toxicological autopsy to determine the actual cause of death of the deceased. 

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