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OJ Simpson Granted Parole
Disgraced American and National Football League player OJ Simpson who spent 9 years behind bars for his alleged involvement in armed robbery was on Thursday granted parole by the justice system. More so, he may be released from prison finally in October if all goes well with the parole.
Group Asks FEC to Declare Buhari Unfit to Rule
A group by the name Kingdom Human Rights Foundation has asked an Abuja High Court to compel the Federal Executive Council to declare Buhari unfit the rule. More so, the group asked the FEC to constitute a medical panel to reassess the ailing president and disclose their findings to the generality of Nigerians.
Graduate Dies Following Wrong Diagnosis at Lagos Hospital
A 29 year old graduate of the University of Bauchi has died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital following a prolonged medical illness. More so, there are allegations that the graduate who spent close to a month at LASUTH before his demise might have been wrongly diagnosed at a private facility from where he was referred to LASUTH.
El-Rufai to Head APC Committee on Restructuring
The governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai is expected to head the All Progressives Congress Committee to define the stance of the party of restructuring as being clamoured among various groups in the country. However, foremost Yoruba Sociocultural group Afenifere has reiterated that the concept of restructuring must not be limited to APC’s interpretation.
BIAFRA: MASSOB Insists on Referendum
The Movement for the Realisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra MASSOB have rejected calls for restructuring saying only the gains of a referendum can benefit the Igbo. In recent times, the calls for a breakaway state of Biafra championed by IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu has gained momentum with notable leaders of Igbo origin lending their support to the cause.
Badoo: Ambode to Open Up Ikorodu to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Ambode has promised the residents of Ikorodu community in Lagos that the state government will fulfil its promise and open up the community to Lagos-Ibadan expressway. This is just as the residents have remained apprehensive over threats of further attack by the bloodthirsty group- Badoo.
Evans: Police Set Hearing for July 27
The Nigerian Police has disclosed that the organization is not under any pressure to prosecute the notorious billionaire kidnap kingpin Evans. More so, recent investigations have revealed the billionaire kidnappers ties to some police officers. According to sources, hearing has been scheduled for July 27.
Obasanjo Condemns Breakup of Nigeria
The former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken against the breakup of Nigeria saying such a move will not yield dividends for any group from the country. This is despite repeated pressures from different groups in the country to return to the regional system of government that operated in the 1st republic.
Naira Stabilises at N368 to $1 at the Parallel Market
Following repeated interventions by the federal government through its financial regulatory agency CBN. There are speculations the naira may stabilise further against the dollar at the rate of N368 to $1. This would be a huge relief for manufacturers and importers in the country.
Banks Raise International Spending Limit
Commercial banks operating in the Federal Republic of Nigeria are set to increase the sales of dollars by 900%. The CBN had previously pegged forex sales at a daily limit of $100 in what has proven to be hell for Nigerians, in particular students outside the country. With this amendment, daily limit of forex transactions stands at $1000.
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