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High Court orders forfeiture of Diezani Alison Madueke’s Penthouses

Two penthouses belonging to former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke have been forfeited, according to a Federal High Court order on Wednesday, 28th February 2018. The properties; Penthouse 21, Building 5, Block C, 11 floor, Bella Vista, Banana Island, Ikoyi and Penthouse 22, Block B (Admiralty Estate) also in …

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#DapchiGirls: Army recruits Fishermen & Farmers to help in Search

The Nigerian Army has recruited the help of local fishermen and farmers in the search for the abducted girls from Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Punch reports. Maj. Gen. Rogers Nicholas, head of the counter-insurgency operation in the North East, revealed the development. Nicholas revealed that Nigerian Air Force jets have spent over …

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Trump announces 2020 Re-Election Campaign Manager

U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen his 2016 campaign digital media director, Brad Parscale to lead his 2020 re-election campaign, CNN reports. The announcement was made on Tuesday, and the Trump family has described Parscale as pivotal to their 2016 success. Eric Trump, one of the U.S. president’s sons, said Parscale is an “amazing talent” and …

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#DapchiGirls: Survivors plead with FG to rescue their Friends | WATCH

Students who escaped after Boko Haram insurgents attacked Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, have asked the federal government to rescue their friends. Members of a faction of the terrorist group had attacked the school, abducting 110 students. Speaking to Channels TV, the girls, 5 in number, said they were tired of sitting at home …

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Kwara Lawmakers pass bill to stop Payment of Pensions to Ex-Governors

Former Governors and Deputy Governors of Kwara State will stop receiving pensions if a bill passed by the state assembly is assented to by the governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, Sahara Reporters reports. The bill was reportedly adopted unanimously after the Deputy House Leader, Segilola Abdulkadir, moved a motion for the passage of the bill. The bill …

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EFCC arraigns Former Plateau Governor’s Son Miracle Dariye

Nanye Miracle Dariye, son of former Plateau State governor Joshua Dariye has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sahara Reporters reports. Dariye has been charged to court on 6 counts of money laundering. Dariye had reportedly failed to report a cash transaction of ₦1.5 billion received from Apartment le Paradis, a hotel …

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Biafra Agitators attack Igbo Leaders in Enugu

About 20 pro-Biafra agitators were arrested by the police in Enugu on Tuesday after they attacked Igbo leaders at an event, Punch reports. A pan-Igbo group had reportedly organised an event to honour Igbo personalities. Members of secessionist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had also attended the event, and had kicked after one …

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Aliko Dangote tops Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires List

The number of billionaires from the shores of Africa has risen to 23 this January, and atop that list sits industrialist Aliko Dangote. 3 Nigerians feature in Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires list, Dangote retaining the throne for the 7th year in a row with a fortune of $12.2 billion. The two …

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