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Dino Melaye : What is in a Certificate?

Loud Whispers I am aligning with High Chief Dino Melaye on this matter simply because I too have gone through this kind thing before. I attended Command Secondary School Lagos and failed the fourth form three times and they asked me to leave. Kai the most painful thing for me then was the fact that […]
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Nigerian pastor shares photos of a woman who allegedly transformed into an owl

General Overseer, The Lord's Army Ministry, Pastor Stephen Ihesiabia shared these photos of an owl that allegedly transformed into a woman at "Boundary road Shasha Akowonjo area Egbeda, Lagos state. It is alleged that after the bird was struck by thunder, it began to struggle with a dog. When some people came around, they hit the bird with a broom and it turned into this woman. He wrote; "A
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Buhari Orders Police to  End Wanton Killings Now

 IGP denies Fulani herdsmen’s involvement in Zaki Biam’s killings    President may visit Sambisa Forest By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stem the tide of violence and criminal activities ravaging different parts of the country. It also emerged yesterday [… ...
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FG Investigating 2,251 Cases through Whistleblowing Policy

By Obinna Chima The federal government yesterday disclosed that the total number of cases of fraud and illicit transactions by serving or former public officers it is currently investigating under its whistleblowing policy has risen to 2,251. This confirmed a recent THISDAY exclusive story that more Nigerians, mostly bankers and account officers, have started to […]
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Cynthia Osokogu: I used my men as ladder, climbed ceiling to catch killer – DCP Dan Okoro, lead detective on case

Kunle Falayi When a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere, on Thursday convicted the killers of 24-year-old model, businesswoman and mother of one, Cynthia Osokogu, in a four-year-old case that became known as the trial of the “Facebook killers,” many Nigerians heaved a sigh of finality. But in the office of Dan Okoro, the Deputy […]
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$184m Oil Swap Under-deliveries: NNPC Confirms Settlement with Taleveras, Others

By Chineme Okafor in Abuja Three oil marketing companies – Aiteo Energy Resource Limited, Ontario Oil and Gas Limited and Taleveras Group of Companies, have agreed to refund to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over $184 million recorded against them as under-delivered petroleum products in the various crude oil swap transactions they entered with […]
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Lagos, Chinese Investors Inject Fresh $64m into Lekki Free Trade Zone

By Gboyega Akinsanmi Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday disclosed that the state government and China Africa Lekki Investment Limited (CALIL) would inject $64 million into Lekki Free Trade Zone before the 2017 fiscal year runs out. Likewise, the Chairman of Lekki Free Trade Zone Development Company, Mr. Biodun Dabiri disclosed that $6 billion had […]
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PDP Crisis: No Political Solution Yet, Says Adeyeye

  Explain truce with Sheriff By Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Ahmed Makarfi says it is yet to reach a deal on a political solution in the conflict with the Ali-Modu Sherrif faction. In a statement issued by its spokesman, Dayo Adeyeye, the caretaker […]
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Firefighters in California revive dog using mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

The Santa Monica Fire Department responded to a residential fire but thankfully, no human was caught up in the blaze. There was one near-fatality however, a 10yr old dog named Nalu. The fire department said that once inside the building, they found Nalu,  “unresponsive” and “overcome by heat and smoke.” “The dog was quickly pulled from the structure not breathing and without a pulse." The
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NCAA Steps in, Resolves Arik, Labour Impasse

By Chinedu Eze The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has once again stepped in to resolve the disagreement between Arik Air and aviation unions, which prompted the later to picket and disrupt the operations of the airline on Thursday.  The management of the airline confirmed Thursday night that it had settled with the unions comprising […]
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Wike: FG Underpaid Rivers in Paris Club Refund

•      We did not squander our funds By Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt   Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has cried out that the Federal Government underpaid the state in the first tranche of Paris Club refund to states.  The governor has also dismissed insinuations that the state squandered what it got from the […]
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Danbaba Petitions Against Shariah  Judge in Sokoto

By Bennett Oghifo Hassan Ahmed Danbaba has petitioned the Grand Khadi of Sokoto State against a Judge of Upper Shariah Court 1 Sokoto for alleged violation of his oath of office by acting in a biased and prejudicial manner against him. The Solicitors in their petition dated March 24, 2017, said their client was wrongfully […]
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NDLEA arrests drug dealers with N183m cannabis

Kunle Falayi The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two suspected cannabis barons while also seizing 18,294kg of cannabis with an estimated street value of N183m.  One of the suspects, a Bauchi-based suspected cannabis dealer, Mohammed Mustapha was apprehended at Uzebba, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State […]
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DSS Memo to AGF: Magu is Corrupt, Unfit to Lead EFCC

More facts have emerged why the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu failed to be confirmed as substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency. A memo from the Director – General of the Department of State Service to the Attorney General of the Federation revealed that Magu lacks the prerequisite […]
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HERESY IN THE HOUSE OF ODUDUWA

PENDULUM BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, let me take you on historical excursions today. At this unfortunate time that History is not a compulsory subject in our school curriculum, it is pertinent to educate ourselves properly about our dear beloved nation. For those who may not know, Ile-Ife is the ancestral home of all Yoruba […]
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My husband with low sperm count has three children with another woman – Lagos housewife

Angel George An estranged wife, Kafilat Olapade, has approached an Agege Customary Court, Lagos to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage which had produced no child due to her husband’s low sperm count. Thirty-seven-year-old Kafilat, a food vendor, said she married her husband, Munirudeen, traditionally in 1996 but that different tests had shown that he had a […]
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