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Why Presidency barred Ben Bruce

The lawmaker representing Osun central senatorial district, Senator Sola Adeyeye, has expressed disappointment with Senator Ben Bruce, his colleague from Bayelsa east, for allegedly misleading the public over the incident that happened at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday. Bruce had said officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) denied him access to President Muhammadu Buhari, but allowed another ...

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Nigeria Police Chief blows hot

Vows action against unarmed Biafran protesters BY JUDE SAMUEL The Inspector General of Police Mr ‎Solomon Arase  has vowed to deal with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) following the killing of two policemen during the fracas that ensued in Onitsha, Anambra State and some SouthEast states on Monday. The IPOB lost over 30 members in that incident when ...

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How soldiers killed 32 IPOB members

From Henry Ike Onitsha Thirty-two members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB,and one Policeman were killed in Onitsha, Anambra states on Monday, during the celebration of the 49th anniversary of the declaration of Republic of Biafra made in 1967. It was gathered that one soldier attached to th 302 Military regiment in Onitsha was stabbed and seriously wounded, while ...

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Buhari: 365 days after…

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari was sworn into office exactly one year ago amidst great excitement and hopes for a better future for the country. The out­pouring of optimism that greeted his inau­guration was appropriate on two grounds. First, after months of anxiety and fears that the 2015 presidential election would degenerate into a civil war, Nigerians were relieved and happy about ...

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Troops avert attacks on oil pipelines in Bayelsa – Army

The Nigerian Army says its troops on Sunday averted attacks on oil pipelines located at Gulobokri and Eweleso communities in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman confirmed this in a statement issued in Abuja. Usman said the attack was averted by the troops on patrol of areas around Brass in ...

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Why Fela’s daughter got marriage proposal at 55

-Says, ‘I’m in shock’ It was shock for both Yeni, the eldest child of the late Afrobeat icon, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and the entire fan of Fela, as Yeni’s long time fiancé, Theo Lawson, finally proposed marriage to her on Tuesday May 24, 2016. It was indeed a re-enactment of history, as the event took place inside the same hall of ...

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Suspected wife killer feigns madness, moved to hospital

BY DOLAPO AKINYEMI Strange was the final word of some onlookers at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID)of Nigeria Police in Panti Street in Yaba, Lagos as Jafar Osiugie, the alleged killer of his wife at Araromi street in Oshodi area of Lagos, had allegedly gone berserk, shouting “Chemical, Chemical, Chemical.” It was gathered that Osiugie had been screaming the ...

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