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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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New Edo Speaker Sworn in

The new speaker of Edo state House of Assembly and member, representing Uhunmwode constituency Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, has been sworn in. She was sworn in on Monday by the Clerk of the House, Mr. Lawson Ugiagbe in the presence of other members of the Assembly, including the former Speaker, Mr. Victor Edoror. Meanwhile, in an interview with journalists, the impeached …

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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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UK Newspaper query £250m aid to Nigeria when Buhari’s daughter attends £26,000-a-year English school

The presence of President Muhammadu Buhari at Prime Minister David Cameron’s anti-corruption summit this week may surprise many in Nigeria says United Kingdom’s Dailymail newspaper. The UK , the Dailymail further said, “is giving nearly £250million in the coming year to oil-rich Nigeria, whose president sends his daughter to a £26,000-a-year English school”. According to the Newspaper “Self-proclaimed ‘People’s President’ …

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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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