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FG set to pay N88bn to victims of civil war

The Federal Government has agreed to pay N88 billion as compensation to victims of the Civil War in some affected states in the country. This was the outcome of the consent judgment delivered by the ECOWAS Court of Justice in a case of negligence by the Federal Government to remove remnants of landmines and explosives from the civil war. A ...

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APC NEC meeting: Buhari meets Tinubu, NASS leadership

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed door with a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Before his meeting with Tinubu, Buhari had earlier met with the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Dogara Yakubu. The two separate meetings between the President and his visitors took ...

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Goje ex-Gombe governor loses wife

Former Governor of Gombe State and member of the Senate, Danjuma Goje, has lost his wife, Yelwa. The death was announced on Monday in a statement issued by his son, Ahmed Mohammed Goje, on behalf of the family. The statement read, “With gratitude to Allah (SWT), I regret to announce the death of Her Excellency, Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje, wife ...

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Shettima condones with Goje over wife’s death

Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima has visited the immediate past governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje on the death of his wife, Hajia Yelwa. A statement culled from the official facebook page of the state government reads, “Empathy for a fellow North Eastern Leader: Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima today paid a condolence visit to the Chairman, Northeast Caucus ...

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Breaking News Buhari meets Tinubu in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari has held a secret meeting with a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The meeting took place at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock on Monday and the details are not known as at the time of filing this report. The meeting has thus put a paid to speculations suggesting that there exists ...

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Enyeama’s recall good for Super Eagles, says Disu

Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Tunde Disu, on Monday in Lagos supported the recall of former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama by Coach Gernot Rohr. Disu expressed his support in an interview with newsmen after reviewing the Eagles gaffer Rohr’s stance on the team’s goalkeeping situation. The Eagles Franco-German tactician had in an interview said that ...

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Osun oba docked over alleged breach of peace 

The police on Monday arraigned a 60-year-old monarch in Osun, Oba Suleiman Oloyade, who allegedly conspired with others to breach the public peace. Oloyade appeared before an Osogbo Magistrates’ Court on a four-count charge of conspiracy, breach of the peace, malicious damage and false statement. The prosecutor, Sgt. Rasak Lamidi, told the court that the royal father committed the offences ...

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Finally, Buhari sacks Babachir, appoints Mustapha as new SGF

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). The decision thus means that the President has terminated the appointment of the suspended SGF, Babachir Lawal alongside suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Mr. Ayo Oke. Making the disclosure on Monday was the Special Advicer to the ...

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In landmark reform, Saudi allows women into football stadiums

Saudi women have won another right from their conservative male overlords. This is because from  next year,  they will be allowed  into three sports stadiums for the first time. The landmark move announced by the authorities on Sunday would open up the previously male-only venues to families. It was one of a raft of decisions announced by Turki Al-Asheikh, chairman ...

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Ex-Senator dumps PDP for APC in Jigawa

A former Senator representing Jigawa North West, Alhaji Danladi Sankara has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Sankara was received by the Jigawa Governor, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru at the Malam Aminu Kano triangle Square on Sunday in Dutse on Monday alongside scores of his supporters in the PDP. At the reception ceremony held ...

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