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BREAKING: Court Orders DSS To Release Ifeanyi Ubah

The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the Department of State Security to release the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, adding yet another twist to the legal tussle between the security agency and the business man.

Justice Mohammed Idris ordered the DSS …

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APC national convention to go ahead without Buhari

Governors of the All Progressives Congress governors and members of the party’s National Working Committee on Wednesday resolved to proceed with preparations for the party’s inaugural bi-annual national convention.

In furtherance of this objective, the two bodies resolved to send a delegation to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to …

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Prayer, fast not enough to move Nigeria forward, says Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, said no amount of prayer and fast by Nigerians could move the nation forward without hard work. Osinbajo said as a pastor himself, he understood the law of sowing and reaping and knew the implication of leaving what was supposed to be done …

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Dbanj expecting first child with wife Didi Kilgrow

Singer, Oladapo Oyebanjo also known as D'banj, is said to be expecting his first child with wife, Lineo Didi Kilgrow.

According to online reports, D'banj who is also an entrepreneur and TV host is currently in the USA where Didi is expected to give birth.

D'banj is currently best known …

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🚨Kidnappers Abduct Principals, 🙇Students from 🌇Lagos 🏫School

Gunmen suspected to be militants on Thursday morning invaded Lagos State Model College, Igbo Nla, Epe, Lagos, abducting the principals and some students.

The kidnappers were said to have stormed the school in the early hours when the students were at the morning assembly.

The gunmen abducted the principal of …

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Nigerian pastor kisses female congregant to heal her [Video]

A South Africa-based Nigerian pastor has thrown South Africans into a state of shock after a short video of one of his church sessions was televised on a local TV station.

The pastor, who is said to be based at Rustenburg in the North West Province of South Africa is …

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Twitter updates its emoji set with full Emoji 5.0 support

Twitter designer Bryan Haggerty has shared today that the social media platform has updated its emoji to include all of the new images available with the Emoji 5.0 release.

This update brings all of the 69 new images (239 with skin tone variations and duplicates) that are included in …

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Mugabe’s daughter appointed to censorship board

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s only daughter, Bona Mugabe-Chikore, has been appointed to the country’s censorship board in what critics say is a move to crackdown on negative media reports about the family.

Police spokesperson Charity Charamba will also serve on the 11-member board appointed by Home Affairs Minister …

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FG Approves Constitution Of Minimum Wage Review Committee

The Federal Government has approved the constitution of a minimum wage review committee to negotiate with labour unions and consider a new minimum wage for the country.

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, told State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting that the Federal …

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Osinbajo, Ministers Sign Condolence Register For Channels TV’s Onuekwusi

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo On Wednesday led members of the Federal Executive Council to sign a condolence register in honour of Channels Television's State House correspondent, Chukwuma Onuekwusi, who died on Monday.

Those who signed the register include the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola; the Minister …

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Only 20% of SMEs survive in Nigeria – UNIDO

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation's Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Nigeria has called for the formulation of effective strategies to address the increasing inability of Small and Medium Enterprises to grow in the country.

The Coordinator, ARCEIT Programme, UNIDO ITPO, Bahrain, Mr. Afif Barhoumi, stressed the need for …

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Air Force Officers Allegedly Brutalise UNIOSUN Professor, Students

There was pandemonium in Ipetu Ijesa town in Osun State when some officers of the Nigerian Air Force Institute of Safety, Ipetu Ijesa, allegedly beat up and injured some workers and students of Osun State University, Ipetu Ijesa Campus.

Although the cause of the invasion and brutal attack in the …

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