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Saraki’s Chief of Staff resigns

The Chief of Staff to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, Senator Isa Galaudu, has resigned his appointment. It was gathered that Galaudu’s resignation came days after Saraki issued a memo notifying his over 112 aides of plan to relieve them …

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Suspected petrol thief dies inside fuel tanker

The Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, on Tuesday said they recovered two bodies from a petrol tanker and a deep well on Monday in the state. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday …

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How Atiku, Daura convinced Obasanjo to retire me-Akiolu

  Oba Rilwanu Akiolu  of Lagos, has alleged that  former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the DG of the DSS  Lawal Daura advised former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, to remove him from the Nigerian police force.The monarch said the ex-vice president …

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Customs officers detained for allowing 661 rifles

  The Comptroller General of Customs,  Colonel Hameed Ali, (rtd) on Monday blew hot, ordering the arrest and detention of all officers of the Nigerian Customs Service, who participated in the clearance of 661 pump action rifles from the port. …

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AFCON 2017: Dussuyer resigns as Cote D’Ivoire coach

  Michel Dussuyer has stood down as Cote D’Ivoire’s coach following his team’s early elimination at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the reigning champions were knocked out after …

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AFCON: How Ghana reached semi final

Ghana’s Ayew brothers grabbed a goal each on Sunday for the Black Stars to beat DR Congo 2-1 and advance into the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-finals. Aston Villa’s Jordan Ayew opened scoring in the 62nd minute, curling …

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Fire outbreak at NNPC depot, Suleja

  The Niger State Fire Service has confirmed an early morning fire outbreak at the NNPC depot in Suleja. Mr Mohammad Kwale, the officer in charge of the service in Suleja, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday …

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Barrow arrives Banjul

President Adams Barrow of The Gambia has confirmed that he is back to the country. Barrow confirmed this on his twitter handle, @adama_barrow, on Thursday. He tweeted: “I’m finally home. #Gambia”. Reuters earlier reported that hundreds of people gathered along …

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Fayose foils mid-night raid on Pastor Suleiman

    `The Ekiti State Governor  Ayodele Fayose, in the early hours of Wednesday foiled an attempt by operatives of the Department of State Services to arrest Apostle Johnson Suleman of The Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide in Ado Ekiti. A …

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BREAKING: Abducted students of Turkish School freed

Kidnappers, who abducted students and workers at the Nigerian-Turkish International School, Isheri, in Ogun State, 11 days ago, have just set them free tonight. According to the police, the eight victims were dropped off at the back of the school. …

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