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Nigeria loses billions daily as the JTF continues to steal oil in the Niger Delta

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Hate speech hurts Nigeria – Remi Tinubu

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Buhari’s Aide Claims #ResumeOrResign Protest Aims At Derailing Anti-Corruption War

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday said the government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke in Lagos, on the occasion of this year’s Grand Finale of the World Food Day in Lagos, listed the states to include Ogun, Oyo, …

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Following a meeting with the President of the United States, Donald Trump, the Director General of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), Bishar A. Hussein, has made public the letter revoking the United States’ decision to withdraw from the UN specialized agency for postal matters. David Dadge, UPU Manager, Communication and Events Programme, made the announcement …

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The Federal Government is reported to be working on plans to disengage over 200,000 N-Power beneficiaries. In an interview with NTA, senior special assistant to the President on social investment, Maryam Uwais,  said she is discussing with the Ministry of Finance on the next plan. She said: “we are trying to see how we can …

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The Kogi State Government has requested the sum of N10.69 billion from the Federal Government for the settlement of debts incurred locally and refund for projects executed on behalf of the Federal Government. President Buhari, in a letter written to Senate President Ahmed Lawan, which was read during Tuesday’s plenary, requested for the resolution of …

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Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has sacked all local government political appointees. Those affected are Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants, Secretary to Local Government and Supervisory Councillors. The sacking was contained in a three- paragraph letter. It was gathered that the sacking of local government political appointees was to affect only those in Edo North senatorial …

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Supporters of APC chieftain, Bola Tinubu have opened a campaign office to support his alleged bid for 2023 presidency. Today’s Echo gathers that the office, which bears the campaign posters of Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been opened in Osun state. Tinubu who has been an important leader the All Progressives Congress (APC) had denied having …

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A group of youths suspected to be political thugs on Saturday attacked the house of the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, in Okoroutun Government Reserved Area, in Benin City. But the Commissioner of Police, Edo State Police Command, Danmallam Mohammed, told newsmen on the telephone that the report of the attack …

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An Iranian oil tanker cruising 60 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia was rocked by a pair of missiles Friday, briefly causing an oil leak and more broadly threatening to further inflame fraught regional tensions between the two heavyweight Muslim nations. Iranian state television reported the explosions damaged two storerooms aboard the oil tanker – which is owned by the …

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Sources in Aso Rock have revealed President Buhari will be getting married in a very quiet ceremony to Sadia Umar Farouq, the current Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management on Friday, a new rumour going round on the internet alleges. “This has confirmed the suspicions of concerned Nigerians over the continued absence of the current …

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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday met behind closed doors with the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan. Jonathan arrived at the forecourt of the State House around 2.58pm The meeting, which started at the President’s office around 3pm, lasted for about 8 minutes. Jonathan however did not speak with journalists on the purpose of his visit when …

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