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    Just in: Video that portrayed IGP Idris struggling to read speech is fake – Naija Ng

    The Nigeria Police Force has discredited a trending online video in which Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), was shown struggling to read a speech. The police in tweet on Thursday, May 17, while responding to questions from … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking...
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    I’ve no hand in the arrest of Kwara youth – Lai Mohammed – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has debunked the accusation that he orchestrated the recent arrest of some youth in Kwara South by the Police. In a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja, the minister said that he “vehemently rejects this accusation” levelled … Read...
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    Septuagenarian beheaded in Anambra over boundary dispute – Daily Post Nigeria

    A 73 year-old man, identified as Mr Obidiah Nwanegbo Eliaku of Akuzor in idemili North local government area of Anambra State has been found dead in his farmland. His body was found in his farm without its head. He was alleged to have been beheaded as a … Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Why Igbo politicians are against Biafra – Zionists – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Biafra Zionists Federation, BZF, Thursday, lambasted Igbo politicians for sabotaging efforts towards the realization of Biafra. Self acclaimed President of BZF, Barr. Benjamin Onwuka said this in a statement made available to journalists in Enugu. While warning such politicians to retrace...
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    Former Envoy Slams FG over Sharibu’s Continued Incarceration – Thisdaylive

    Former Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada and Mexico, Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher, has decried the poor security situation in the country, just as he slammed the fedral government for failing to secure the release of the only Christian Dapchi … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    BREAKING: Buhari meets Army Chief, says commitment to security total – Punch Newspapers

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting, which was held behind closed doors inside the President’s office, centred on efforts being made by Army authorities to restore peace …...
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    Nigeria:Shiite Leader El-Zakzaky Brought to Court, Charged With Murder – Topix News

    The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, was on Tuesday arraigned before a Kaduna High Court amidst tight security. The appearance marks the first time the Shiite leader would be tried in public since his arrest and detention in December 2015. Read more via...
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    220 Nigerians killed in 2 weeks -rights group – Topix News

    A coalition of civil rights groups, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law, INTERSOCIETY, has alleged that over 220 killings and other violent deaths arising from what it called non-traditional crimes have been recorded in Nigeria in the last two weeks, lamenting that...
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    Ondo State APC divided over party congress – The Sun News

    Factional leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who emerged from parallel wards and local government congresses in Ondo State have urged the National Secretariat of the party to recognize them ahead of the state congress of the party holding on Saturday, May 19. … Read more via The...
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    Ex-PDP chair, Ali Modu-Sherrif, shuns journalists after meeting Buhari – Punch Newspapers

    A former National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu-Sherrif, on Thursday avoided journalists after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. The meeting, which lasted about an hour, was held inside the President’s office. On arrival at the...
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    INEC receives 168, 402 PVCs for collection in Delta – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Delta State said it had received 168,402 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for collection by residents of the state. Rose Orianran-Anthony, the Administrative Secretary of INEC in Delta, said that the figures included those that applied for...
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    Shoe polish donation: Shettima queries commissioner for ’embarrassing’ government – Premium Times

    Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has queried his Commissioner for Higher Education and aspirant for the house of representatives in 2019, Usman Jaha (Babawo) for distributing shoe polish and other items to youth in Gwoza as part of his welfare programme. Photos of the donation … Read...
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    Documents Confirm Senate Paid Saraki’s Aide’s Wife N150,000/Month For Doing Nothing –Shara Reporters

    Since 2015, Abiola Aiyegbayo, wife of Bamikole Omisore, Special Adviser on International Relations to Senate President Bukola Saraki, has been receiving monthly salaries of N151,788 from the Senate without rendering any service to the National Assembly, documents obtained by SaharaReporters...
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    Davido learns a great lesson after two baby mamas – Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog

    25 year old Davido who is presently in a relationship with a Babcock undergraduate, Chioma has made it clear that he no longer cherishes unprotected sex. He made this known while responding to an Instagram quiz which simply asked “Condoms or Raw?”, Davido ............. via Nigeria News |...
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