Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Mansur Ibrahim

    PHOTOS: Fayose hosts Peter Obi at his Lagos residence

PHOTOS: Fayose hosts Peter Obi at his Lagos residence

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, on Monday hosted Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at his Lagos residence.According to Lere Olayinka, Fayose's media aide, the duo had a fruitful discussion on how to rescue Nigeria."They had fruitful discussions on how to rescue Nigeria and its people from the clueless APC government and reposition the south [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: FG spends N3.5m to feed El-Zakzaky monthly, says Lai

TRENDING VIDEO: FG spends N3.5m to feed El-Zakzaky monthly, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the federal government spends N3.5 million every month to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).Despite the bail granted to him by a federal high court, El-Zakzaky has been denied freedom since December 2015 and has remained in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).In a video [...]

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    PHOTOS: Police parade ‘killers’ of Army general

PHOTOS: Police parade ‘killers’ of Army general

The 19 suspects arrested in connection with the disappearance and death of Idris Alkali, a retired general, were paraded by the Plateau police  command on Sunday.Terna Tyopev, police public relations officer (PPRO) in Plateau, paraded the suspects before journalists in Jos, the state capital.Alkali was declared missing on September 3. He had left Abuja and was on his way to [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘How Credit Switch chairman was killed’ — Togolese cook opens up

VIDEO: ‘How Credit Switch chairman was killed’ — Togolese cook opens up

Sunday Anani, the Togolese cook who was arrested over the murder of Ope Bademosi, chairman of Credit Switch Technology, has spoken on how the businessman was killed.During interrogation, Anani said four unidentified persons broke into the residence of the deceased on the day he was killed."I am not the one who killed him. About four people entered the house that [...]

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    VIDEO: General killed in Plateau buried in Abuja

VIDEO: General killed in Plateau buried in Abuja

Idris Alkali, a retired major general who was murdered in Dura-Du, community in Plateau state, has been laid to rest.The body of the late general was discovered in an abandoned well in Guchwet, Shen of Jos south local government.Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, led senior officer's and other dignitaries to observe the Janazah prayers of the late general at the [...]

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    How Akpabio predicted another term for Udom Emmanuel

How Akpabio predicted another term for Udom Emmanuel

Godswill Akpabio, former minority leader of the senate, once said God is not the master of an uncompleted project. According to him, in 2015, God caused confusion to enter into the PDP family and in the process, President Muhammadu Buhari emerged. And because God usually finishes whatever He has a hand in, the election of Buhari in 2019 is as sure as [...]

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    PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu, Lagos APC leaders visit Ambode

PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu, Lagos APC leaders visit Ambode

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, on Tuesday visited Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, at the government house, Marina, Lagos.Obafemi Hamzat, Sanwo-Olu's deputy, and James Odunmbaku, leader of the Mandate Movement, the group which backed Sanwo-Olu to pick the governorship ticket, were among the APC leaders who joined Sanwo-Olu.This is the second [...]

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    NEITI to hold conference on remedial issues

NEITI to hold conference on remedial issues

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) is set to hold a conference on resolving outstanding remedial issues in the oil, gas and mining sector.In a statement on Friday, Ogbonnaya Orji, director, communications and advocacy of NEITI, said experts across the extractive industries have been invited for the conference."Experts across the extractive industries value chain have been assembled to review the status [...]

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    ‘It’s a slap on our country’ — reactions over Buhari’s failure to submit credentials to INEC

‘It’s a slap on our country’ — reactions over Buhari’s failure to submit credentials to INEC

Nigerians on social media have been reacting to the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2019 elections.This is the second time the president would not submit his credentials to the electoral body. In 2014, he said his  academic certificates were with the military board. He repeated [...]

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    PHOTOS: Fayose arrives court ahead of his trial

PHOTOS: Fayose arrives court ahead of his trial

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office.Smiling as he entered the court premises, Fayose was spotted wearing a white shirt on brown trousers.Fayose was denied bail on Monday by the court after he pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled [...]

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    VIDEO: Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces in Jerusalem — after over one year in hiding

VIDEO: Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces in Jerusalem — after over one year in hiding

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has resurfaced after over a year in hiding.Kanu was last seen publicly when security forces invaded his residence in Abia state in September 2017.Emmanuel, his younger brother, had said he might have been killed, asking the military to produce his corpse.In February, security forces told TheCable that the IPOB leader [...]

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    VIDEO: Wike, Fani-Kayode tag along as Fayose submits himself to EFCC

VIDEO: Wike, Fani-Kayode tag along as Fayose submits himself to EFCC

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past governor of Ekiti, on Tuesday, submitted himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.Wearing a black t-shirt with the inscription "EFCC, I’m here," the governor was accompanied to the anti-graft agency’s office by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, and Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation.Below is a video of his arrival.[...]

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    VIDEO: Usain Bolt scores brace on first start in professional football

VIDEO: Usain Bolt scores brace on first start in professional football

Usain Bolt, former Jamaican sprinter, hit the net twice in his maiden game for a professional football team.The Olympic champion scored the third and fourth goals as Central Coast Mariners defeated Macarthur South West 4-0.Speaking after the game, Bolt said: "My first start and scoring two goals, it's a good feeling.""I'm happy I could come here and show the world I'm [...]

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    PHOTOS: Kukah, Oyedepo, Gumi join Atiku at Obasanjo’s residence

PHOTOS: Kukah, Oyedepo, Gumi join Atiku at Obasanjo’s residence

The political atmosphere was at its peak at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun state, on Thursday.Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, who played host to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, also received religious leaders, top politicians and civil rights activists.Among the religious leaders were Ahmad Gumi, a Kaduna-based Islamic cleric; Mathew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese; David Oyedepo, founder [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: When Obasanjo first said ‘God will not forgive me’ if I support Atiku

TRENDING VIDEO: When Obasanjo first said ‘God will not forgive me’ if I support Atiku

Recently, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar “can never enjoy” his support for a political office.He said God will never forgive him if he backs Atiku’s presidential ambition.Obasanjo made the statement in an interview held before Atiku emerged presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).But apparently, that was not the first he had expressed the sentiment.In [...]

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    EXTRA: Buhari wears pan-Nigerian attires again — ahead of 2019 polls

EXTRA: Buhari wears pan-Nigerian attires again — ahead of 2019 polls

Pictures of President Muhammadu Buhari putting on attires of different ethnic groups are currently in circulation.The pictures were released after the candidacy of Buhari for the 2019 poll was affirmed at the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Saturday.At least 7,000 delegates from 36 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) ratified Buhari’s candidacy.It [...]

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