Nigeria News

Police Arrest Seven Suspects Linked To Offa Robbery, Confirm 17 Dead

The police in Kwara State on Saturday said seven suspects linked to the bank robbery in Offa Local Government Area of the state have been arrested.

The armed robbers had on Thursday unleashed mayhem on the town, raiding five commercial banks along the Owode Market Area. The armed robbers were …

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Obasanjo can’t stop Buhari from winning 2019 election –Kalu

A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, has expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 presidential election if he re-contests despite the series of attacks from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and others. Kalu said this in an interview with journalists in Ile-Ife, Osun State, on Friday …

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Nigeria Needs Support Of Respectable Clergy, Says Presidency

The Presidency has called on respectable clergy across the country to support Nigeria, especially as the country prepares for its forthcoming general elections. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said this on Friday in Abuja while receiving pastors of the Gospel Faith Mission International …

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‘Only 28 Candidates Registered For Common Entrance Exam In Zamfara’

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government was worried about the low number of candidates seeking admission into its 104 colleges across the country, who registered for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination. The minister, in a statement released in Abuja by the spokesperson of …

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1500 Classic NASA Photos Headed to Auction

Can’t afford a moon rock? This might be the next best thing. A massive archive of more than 1,500 photographs of American space exploration taken during the height of the space race is going under the hammer at Swann Galleries later this month. The New York-based auction house …

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30 Killed In Offa Bank Robbery

The death toll from Thursday’s robbery attack in Offa town in Kwara State has risen to at least 30. About 30 robbers had hit the town, raiding five commercial banks along the Owode Market Area of the town in Offa Local Government Area of the state.

The attack which …

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Man who killed Nigerian wife, daughter, detained – Police

The police in Lagos said they had commenced an investigation into the alleged murder of a Nigerian woman and her four-year-old daughter by her Danish husband, Peter Nielsen. The command’s spokesman. SP. Chike Oti, confirmed the development in Lagos on Friday. Oti said that Nielsen was currently being detained …

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Niger Basin: NBA Launches $300m AfDB Fund

The Executive Secretary of Niger Basin Authority (NBA) Dr Abderahim on Friday announced the establishment of a 300-million dollar fund with the African Development Bank, for technical and environmental studies to protect the basin. DR Hamid made this known at the opening of the 36th ordinary session of the NBA …

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Osinbajo attends pastors’ conference, says Nigeria has bright future

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday attended 2018 Greater Pastors’ Conference in Ibadan and emphasised that Nigeria has bright future. Osinbajo, who is a member of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, said the country would be great again in spite of challenges facing it. He urged Nigerians to assist leaders and …

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Nigeria Customs Explains Introduction Of New Uniform

The spokesperson of Nigeria Customs Service, Mr. Joseph Attah has explained that the new uniform introduced for the service personnel recently was to ensure that its operatives are saved from the burden of putting on one uniform all through the month. Attah, who said patrol officers will not use the …

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