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UK diasporans gear up for Nigerian Schools Foundation sports and fun day on bank holiday weekend

THOUSANDS of diasporans are preparing for the eight edition of the annual Nigerian Schools Foundation (NSF) annual sports family and fun day taking place over the bank holiday weekend on Saturday August 24 in London.

 

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Sheikh El-Zakzaky received by Indian doctors as he arrives in New Delta for medical treatment

ISLAMIC Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat have arrived in the Indian city of New Delhi where he has been received by doctors who will treat them.

 

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Metropolitan Police officer faces the possibility of being sacked after having sex on Big Brother Nigeria

METROPOLITAN Police officer Khafi Kareem is facing the threat of being dismissed from the London force after she appeared on Big Brother Nigeria where she had sexual intercourse with another housemate during the series.

 

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Jeremy Corbyn needs to publish details of his post-Brexit plan now

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) It is clear to all and sundry that Boris Johnson will pull the UK out of the European Union (EU) on October 31, even if it ruins the economy. Johnson is on a suicide mission and is prepared to damn the consequences. If Britain’s economy is going to shrink by 50%, so be it. Johnson is hellbent on pressing the self-destruct button 

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Councillor charged to court for stripping woman he claimed stole notes sprayed on him at a wedding

AKWA Ibom State's Councillor Uduak Nseobot representing Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area has appeared in court charged with assaulting a woman and stripping her naked in the public for stealing some naira notes sprayed on him at a wedding.

 

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Chairman of Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property sacked

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari appears to have unceremoniously sacked the chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property Okoi Obono-Obla after police sealed off his office this morning.

 

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Anti-corruption committee to be established to monitor U20 Women's World Cup if Fifa picks Nigeria

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has assured the nation that there will be total transparency and accountability if Nigeria is picked to host the 2020 U20 Women's World Cup as an anti-corruption panel would be put in place to monitor spending.

 

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Army commanders urge soldiers to be cautious around policemen as anger mounts over Taraba killings

NIGERIAN Army commanders have issued fresh guidelines to their troops about how to deal with policemen including asking them to wear mufti when not on duty following the recent shooting of three police officers in Taraba State by soldiers.

 

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El-Zakzaky moved to Abuja from Kaduna in preparation for his medical trip to India

ISLAMIC Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat have been flown to Abuja in readiness of their impending journey to India where they will receive medical treatment for injuries caused by their arrest and incarceration.

 

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Our new environment minister needs to ringfence what remains of our tropical rainforest

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) As we await the appointment of President Buhari’s ministers, I for one am eagerly waiting to see who gets named as environment minister. Unfortunately, we are sitting on an ecological time bomb as one of the things that made Nigeria so attractive to the British, the tropical rainforest isdisappearing before our very eyes. Do you know that Lagos was once a massive rainforest?

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