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How U.S airstrike killed Justice Uwais’ son, other ISIS terrorists

Ibrahim Uwais, son of former chief justice of Nigeria, was killed in an air strike by US-led coalition forces on a senior ISIS leader in Iraq on May 6, reports TheCable. Halima, Ibrahim’s wife who travelled with him to Iraq in February 2015, has called to inform her father-in-law, Mohammed, who was Nigeria’s chief justice from 1995 to 2006.   …

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Nigeria can’t afford further destruction of national assets – Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, on Monday bemoaned the recent vandalism of pipelines by Niger Delta militants, saying the country could not afford any destruction of national assets. Dickson spoke with State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he attended alongside representatives of oil firms operating in his state at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was …

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Police takes over Edo Assembly

 The Police on Monday cordoned off the premises of Edo House of Assembly (EDHA) to avert possible breakdown of law and order. More than 10 Hilux patrol vans and an Armoured Personnel Carrier were strategically positioned within and around the state assembly complex. There were also regular and mobile police operatives positioned at the three entrances to the assembly to …

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Military promises to deal with Niger-Delta Avengers

The Director of Defence Information, Brigadier-General Rabe Abubakar on Saturday stated that the military will deal with the on going insurgency in the Niger-Delta which has resulted in the destruction of Oil and Gas pipelines, While describing the activities of the militants as unpatriotic, Abubakar said the Defence Headquarters was watching the renewed militancy, stressing that the military will be holistic …

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EFCC invites Fani-Kayode for questioning

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, sent an invitation to former spokesperson of Goodluck Jonathan’s Presidential Campaign Organization and erstwhile Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode.

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How I got involved in Sanusi’s letter to Jonathan, by Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi yesterday disclosed his involvement in the ’leaked’ secret letter written by former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and now Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammad II to former President Goodluck Jonathan on the non-remittance of $49.8 billion from oil sale to the federation account. Sanusi had, in an interview with Forbes …

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