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APC crisis: Oshiomhole accepts NEC’s decision

  The immediate-past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has accepted the decision of the party’s National Executive Committee that dissolved the National Working Committee which he chaired, The PUNCH has learnt. The former Edo State governor, who spoke at an ongoing media briefing in Abuja, said …

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Nigeria condemns attacks on High Commission in Ghana

    Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has condemned what he says is the illegal demolition of a facility at Nigeria’s High Commission in Ghana. According to the diplomat, the unknown persons used a bulldozer to raze down a residential building within the premises of the High Commission in …

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Buhari calls for patience to tackle Nigerian bandits

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has urged for patience in the military’s fight against bandits in north-western states. Last week in Katsina state 150 gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on residents, looting shops and stealing cattle in the village of Kadisau. In a statement tweeted by his spokesperson, President Buhari said …

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Nigeria projects 39.4m job losses by end of year

A team charged with developing Nigeria’s economic recovery plan from the coronavirus pandemic says about 39.4 million people could be jobless by the end of 2020 if government fails to act. The Committee on Economic Sustainability Plan, led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, said restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of …

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Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria – Wole Soyinka

President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria, said, Prof Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, on Thursday. Soyinka was reacting to the letter written to Buhari by the former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar(retd), wherein he advised Buhari to change his mode of appointments, noting that …

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Nigeria: Girl, 18, raped and killed in Ibadan

Just as Nigerians are trying to get over the unfortunate death of Uwa and Tina, another story of the same sort is coming in from Ibadan. 18-year-old Bello Barakat a student of the Institute of Agricultural Research And Training IAR&T in Ibadan, Oyo state was allegedly murdered by armed robbers after she …

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