Ohaneze strategises for Igbo president

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo said it was strategising to produce a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in the near future. The President of Ohaneze Ndigbo in Anambra, Mr Damian Okeke-Ogene, said this in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Awka. Okeke-Ogene said the Chief Nnia Nwodo-led executive of the body would address the problems of the…

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Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach

The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday. Residents of the village of Harcha, outside Zawiya, 45 kilometres (30 miles) from Tripoli, alerted the emergency services after finding a wrecked boat on the beach with bodies inside, the…

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Revealed: ThinTallTony is married!

Female housemates beware Flirty ThinTallTony on Big Brother Naija TV Reality Show has a wife. He also has two kids. His wife, Laraba Audi Offiong went public today with his dossier. She told the world that ThinTallTony is hers and hers alone. This came Hours after ThinTallTony told Bisola on #BBNaija, that he’s single “by God’s grace”.? Laraba shared on…

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Buhari gave Justice Ademola N500,000 during certificate controversy, witness tells court

Buhari gave ‘corrupt’ Nigerian judge N500,000 during certificate controversy, Witness tells court A witness in the corruption trial of Justice Adeniyi Ademola has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari gave the embattled judge N500,000 while his certificate controversy was pending before Mr. Ademola. Some persons had filed a suit challenging Mr. Buhari’s candidacy prior to the 2015 elections, alleging the president…

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Buhari to Nigerians: No cause for worry but my return not in sight

President Muhammadu Buhari: says no cause to worry President Muhammadu Buhari has allayed the anxiety of Nigerians about his health, assuring them that there is no cause for worry. In a statement today, President Buhari, who is in London thanked millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well-being in mosques and churches…

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Outrage as Nigeria begins garri importation from India

Nigerians on Monday expressed outrage after it emerged that Indian-packaged garri was being sold in the country. The garri is packed in a 500g bag, which has the picture of a lady and an inscription, ‘TRS’ (Asia’s Finest Foods) on it, with a price tag of N450. The Executive Director, Natural Nutrient Limited, Sola Adeniyi, expressed dismay at the development…

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Southern Kaduna attacked again, 14 people killed

Gunmen on Monday killed 14 persons and injured many others, in an attack on Ashim village in the Takad chiefdom of Kaura Local Government Area of southern Kaduna State. Mr Alexander Iya, chairman of the local government’s interim management committee, who briefed newsmen on the incident, said that the gunmen stormed the village “around 6 a.m.” and launched a massive…

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