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    Metro Air Peace CEO ‘in tears’ as reps recommend him for national award - The Cable

    The recommendation was given when Onyeama appeared before the house during Wednesday’s plenary session. The lawmakers also resolved to make Air Peace their main carrier. They had invited Onyeama to honour him for offering to bring citizens caught up in the xenophobic attacks in South Africa...
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    Metro BREAKING: Security operatives block SaharaReporters’ Lagos office - The Cable

    Policemen and soldiers are currently in front of the office of SaharaReporters, an online platform, in Lagos state. The armed men have prevented reporters from gaining access to the building located at GRA in Ikeja, the state capital. A member of staff of the organisation who spoke off the...
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    Business Bill Gates: Nigerian govt needs to gain credibility with citizens - The Cable

    Bill Gates, the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), says the Nigerian government needs to gain credibility with citizens in order to generate more revenue domestically to fund the nation’s development. Gates said Nigeria still has some of the smallest tax-to-GDP ratios...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - Presidential Tribunal: Atiku defeats INEC in court

    Today's News Highlights Include https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/breaking-buhari-qualified-to-contest-presidential-election-tribunal-rules-the-cable.403527/ https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/presidential-tribunal-atiku-defeats-inec-in-court-daily-post.403521/...
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    Politics Buhari: Corruption behind sickness, hardship facing millions of Nigerians - The Cable

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the major reason why Nigerians are sick and facing hardship is due to corruption. Speaking on Tuesday at the 49th annual conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in Abuja, the president said corruption prevents good governance...
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    Politics EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan was under pressure to prosecute Buhari over certificate, says Adoke in new book - The Cable

    President Goodluck Jonathan came under pressure to prosecute Candidate Muhammadu Buhari over various allegations in the run-up to the 2015 presidential election — but he declined and eventually lost to the former military head of state. Mohammed Bello Adoke, who was attorney-general of the...
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    Politics SHOCKER: Aso Rock got N15bn for cars, generators and travels in 10 years- The Cable

    Nigeria’s seat of power got N15 billion for cars, generators and travels between 2010 and 2019. Budget documents analysed by TheCable showed that in those years, a total of N664 million was allocated to generators, while local and international trips gulped N7 billion and cars got N7.32 billion.
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    Video Nigeria News Today - If Bobrisky is caught on the streets, he will be dealt with ruthlessly, he is a national disgrace - DG of NCAC, Runsewe

    Today's News Highlights Include https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/if-bobrisky-is-caught-on-the-streets-he-will-be-dealt-with-ruthlessly-he-is-a-national-disgrace-dg-of-ncac-runsewe-linda-ikejis-blog.402275/...
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    Politics IN DETAIL: North-west gets 10 senior portfolios, south-west 5, south-east 3 - Nairaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted his cabinet of 44 portfolios – but there is a certain “familiarity” about the composition. Hinging on zonal distribution, some regions have more junior ministerial positions than others, just as another region takes a large slice of the senior...
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    Metro Lawyers: How we foiled EFCC’s plot to plant foreign currency in Ambode’s house - The Cable

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) tried implicating Akinwunmi Ambode, former governor of Lagos state, with some foreign currency, according to some lawyers. Operatives of the anti-graft agency had invaded the Epe residence of the ex-governor on Tuesday. read more
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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: Winifred Oyo-Ita sends retirement letter to Buhari - The Cable

    Winifred Oyo-Ita, the head of service of the federation, has offered to immediately proceed on retirement in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, TheCable understands. The widow had been under pressure from her immediate family to retire after news reports emerged that she was being probed...
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    Metro Fate of two Winners Chapel pastors unknown – five months after abduction – TheCable

    It is now five months that nothing has been heard about Moses Adeleke, a pastor with the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners’ Chapel) in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents. Oyeleke was abducted on March 13, 2019 together with his assistant, Abraham...
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    Politics Obaseki pays surprise visit to Oshiomhole – TheCable

    Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, on Monday, paid a visit to Adams Oshiomhole, his predecessor, despite the reports of disagreement between them. Obaseki visited Oshiomhole, who was with his mother, Aishetu Oshiomhole, at for the Eid-el-Kabir holidays, at his Iyamho country home. The...
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    Politics EXCLUSIVE: Femi Adesina retains position as senate picks Enang’s replacement – TheCable

    Femi Adesina will retain his position as special adviser to the president on media and publicity as President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to announce more appointments this week. Adesina was initially rumoured to have been shortlisted for a ministerial appointment before the entrance of Rauf...
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    Metro Be prepared for more flood, FEMA warns Abuja residents – TheCable

    The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has warned residents of Abuja to prepare for flood. Abbas Idriss, director-general of FEMA, gave the warning in a statement on Saturday. He said the areas prone to flood are Kubwa, Gwagwa-Karimo, Kuje, Airport road and Gwagwalada...
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    Politics Kogi APC suspends Yahaya Bello’s deputy – TheCable

    The Kogi state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Simon Achuba, deputy governor of the state. This comes 24 hours after the state house of assembly commenced impeachment proceedings against Achuba who has been having a long running battle with Yahaya Bello, the...
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    Metro Policemen killed by soldiers ‘arrested Evans, rescued father-in-law of Buhari’s ADC -The Cable

    Vincent Maxwell, an assistant superintendent of police, says the officers killed by soldiers in Taraba state were among the best on the inspector-general of police’s intelligence response team (IRT). The team is known for handling special crime cases across the country. On Wednesday, Frank...
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    Politics Oshiomhole: Sowore shouldn’t have contested if he wanted revolution – TheCable

    Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has broken his silence on the call for revolution which led to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) during the elections, was on Saturday arrested by the...
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    Metro Kaduna govt: El-Zakzaky facing death penalty… India mustn’t give him asylum – TheCable

    The Kaduna state government says Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), must not seek asylum in India. In a statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, commissioner for internal security and home affairs, the government of Kaduna which is currently prosecuting El-Zakzaky...
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    Video Nigeria News Today - DSS seeks court order to detain Sowore for 90 days

    Today's News Highlights Include https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/ibb-nigeria-is-complex-difficult-to-govern-%E2%80%93-thecable.400257/ https://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/court-stops-national-assembly-from-taking-over-edo-assembly-–-p-m-news.400256/...