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Buhari to address UN General Assembly in New York on the 19th of September

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday September 19 in what will be his first visit outside the country since returning from medical attention abroad.



Two people reported shot as Ipob supporters and Nigerian Army troops clash in Umuahia

TWO people have been reported injured after men of the Nigerian Army and Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) supporters clashed in Umuahia when troops came under attack from campaigners who opposed their presence in their leader Nnamdi Kanu's home town.



Osinbajo distances himself from campaign group advocating that he stand for president in 2019

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has disassociated himself from a campaign group that has begun canvassing for him to run for the presidency come 2019 pointing out that it is the handiwork of a few mischievous people.



Arik Air shareholders drag federal government to court in bid to stop Ethiopian Airlines takeover

ARIK Air's shareholders have filed a N20bn ($55m) lawsuit against the federal government and Ethiopian Airlines over recent claims of ongoing negotiations between the two parties over a planned takeover of the airline.



Hundreds of Nigerians in the UK turn out to celebrate with former mayor of Enfield Kate Anolue

HUNDREDS of Nigerians in the UK turned out yesterday to celebrate with the former mayor of Enfield Chief Kate Anolue as she held a celebration of life for her late mother Princess Veronica Ezeasor who passed away in July.



Suspected ritual killer Ifeanyi Dike who escaped from police custody re-arrested in Jos

SUSPECTED ritual killer Ifeanyi Dike who escaped from police custody in the Rivers State capital Port Harcourt last week has been re-arrested by the Plateau State Police Command in Jos.


Mr Dike, caused consternation nationwide when he escaped last week after being arrested for murdering eight-year-old girl Victory Chikamso Nmezuwuba. Dike, a 23 year old undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt, killed Victory and removed her body parts for rituals.



Ibadan man divorces his wife of 19 years because she refused to convert to Islam

IBADAN housewife Olayemi Ajetunmobi has revealed how her husband turned off her and sought a dissolution of their marriage because of her inability to read Qur’an and pray in Islamic way.



Women's affairs minister Aisha Alhassan said Buhari promised to only serve for a term in 2015

WOMEN'S affairs minister Senator Aisha Alhassan has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will not run for office in 2019 as he told party members before the 2015 elections that he would only seek one term in office.



EFCC chairman says he estimates that only about 15% of Diezani loot has been traced so far

ACTING Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman Ibrahim Magu has declared that he believes they have only located about 15% of the funds appropriated by former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke.



Academic Staff Union of Universities and government reach deal to end lecturers' strike

GOVERNMENT negotiators and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (Asuu) have reached a fresh agreement that will see striking lecturers going back to the classroom within the shortest possible time.




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