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Buhari Mourns Maitama Sule
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buharia has penned a the Governor and people of Kano State to commiserate with them on the loss of a great icon in the late Maitam Sule. Similarly, the National Working Committee of the PDP through its publicity secretary has expressed grief over the passing of the late diplomat.
60 Bag First Class in Idahosa University
60 out of 721 graduands of the Benson Idahosa University have bagged first class honours in a statement released by the Vice Chancellor of the institution on Monday. More so, he motioned that preparations are in top gear for the 13th convocation ceremony on Friday which would have the Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose delivering a lecture.
Osinbajo Assents Two Bills
The Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo on Monday assented two bills into law. The bills including the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Establishment 2017 will promote the integration of this group of people into the governance and other leadership functions in the country.
Dino Melaye: INEC Releases Recall Timetable
The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the timetable for the recall process of the Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District. With this, the commission will complete verification of signatories by August 19.However, Dino Melaye has filed for a stay of proceeding on the matter through his counsel Barrister Mike Ozehome.
Nigeria Will Remain Inseparable- US Envoy
The Ambassador of the US to Nigeria Mr. Stuart Symington has reassured that Nigeria as a nation will overcome against the recent agitations for self-determination and the Republic of Biafra. Disclosing this at the commemoration of the 241st anniversary of the independence of the United States, he preached peace and unity among the various ethnic groups.
100 Badoo Suspects Arrested in Lagos
A total of 100 suspectsbelieved to be members of the Badoo group were on Monday paraded in Lagos. In their most recent attack, members of the group broke into a house, killed a couple and two of their children while the third is critically injured in the hospital. As usual, they perpetrated this evil by smashing a stone on their victims’ heads
Customs Begin e-Auctioning of Vehicles
The Nigerian Customs is set to commence the electronic auctioning of cargoes forfeited to the government in a fairly transparent bidding process. This was revealed on Monday by the Customs DG Rt d. Col. Hameed Ali. With this, it is expected that the auctioned goods will go to the highest bidders.
Four Soldiers Die in Borno
The Nigerian Army has confirmed that it recently lost four gallant officers in Borno when their patrol van encountered an improvised explosive device on the road between Kangarwa and Alargano. This is just as activities are resuming in the mostly deserted Northeast of the country which has since persistent insurgency stemming from the BokoHaram group.
Germany Downs Chile 1-0 in Final
The German national football team defeated their counterparts from Chile on Sunday in a scintillating clash which marked the conclusion of the Confederations Cup in Russia. Both teams were fairly impressed during the tournaments and gave spectators a spectacular feast during the highly anticipated encounter.
APC Discloses Information on Buhari, Replies Fayose
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC has finally released information on the health of the hailing Nigeria president who has spent over a month in London on medical grounds. Disclosing this on Friday, Oyegun said all indications pointed to the fact that the president was recuperating well and would soon be fit to resume his duties.
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