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Sowore’s Bail Conditions Can’t Be Fulfilled

Effiong, while reacting to these bail conditions, said nobody is willing to be a surety for that amount.   Omoyele Sowore   Inibehe Effiong, one of the lawyers on the legal team representing Omoyele Sowore, has cried out over the bail conditions set for the release of the activist.   …

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Nigeria, Germany Sign New Deal

    The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja signed a €70million financing bilateral agreement with the Republic of Germany.   The agreement was on sustainable economic development, renewable energy, polio eradication, internally-displaced persons and host communities in northern Nigeria, education, peace and security.   At the signing ceremony, Minister …

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What Nigeria Has Become In 59 Years

  Senator Shehu Sani   Civil Rights Activist and former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has taken stock of the nation’s status in the last 59 years, saying the country has been divided along ethnic and religious lines.   In a statement he made available to DAILY POST in Abuja on …

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Osinbajo Speaks On Loyalty To Buhari

  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo   Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has insisted that he will not compromise his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari.   The pledge came amid reports of a crack in the Presidency.   Osinbajo’s promise was contained in a magazine entitled, ‘This is Nigeria’ circulated on Tuesday …

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FG To Reintroduce Toll Gates On Federal Roads

Toll gate, Lagos   The Federal Government on Wednesday said that plans were at the advanced stage to return toll gate on the federal highways.   The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola disclosed this while briefing State House Correspondents after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over …

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Sad End! Three Suspected Kidnappers Burnt To Death In Abuja

Mob set suspected criminal ablaze   Angry mob Monday morning burnt to death three suspected kidnappers at Dutse Alhaji area in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.   The suspects were three young men and a female victim, who has been rushed to Kubwa General Hospital for treatment. …

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DSS Speaks On Arrest Of Journalist, Chido Onumah At Abuja Airport

  Chido Onumah   The Department of State Services, DSS, has reacted to the reported arrest of a journalist, Chido Onumah.   DSS had picked up the columnist yesterday upon his return to Nigeria from Spain where he recently bagged a doctorate in communication studies.   Reacting to his arrest, …

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Police Officer Dismissed For Hiding Stolen Cow In Abuja

File photo   A 39-year-old dismissed policeman, Augustine Imumorin, on Thursday appeared in a Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly hiding a stolen cow.   The police charged the defendant, who resides in Karu, Abuja, with two counts of concealing a stolen property and impersonating a public servant. …

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My Experience With An Abuja ‘Big Boy’

  A lady based in Abuja has recounted how she went on a date with a cunning young man who was tall and handsome.   According to her account, he lied about the POS card rejecting his ATM card at the mall so as to get her to pay.   …

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Sowore: Nigeria Has A Way Of Punishing The Innocent

  Banky W   Nigerian musician turned politician, Banky W has reacted to the ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja ordering the Department of State Services to immediately release pro-democracy activist, Omoyele Sowore, on bail.   It was reported that Omoyele Sowore, a co-convener of the RevolutionNow movement …

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Ihedioha Floors Nwosu, Uzodinma, Ararume At Tribunal

  Gov. Emeka Ihedioha   The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Imo State, sitting in Abuja on Saturday affirmed the election of Gov. Emeka Ihedioha.   Delivering judgment, Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Mallami Umar-Dogondagi, dismissed the petition of the candidate of the Action Alliance Party, Mr Uche Nwosu, for …

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