Cultural icon Ayan de First to hold African fete at Nigerian high commission in London

Cultural icon and celebrity talking drummer Ayan De First is to host a cultural evening at the Nigerian high commission in London on Friday September 20 where he will give fans a taster as to what to expect at his forthcoming African Cultural Gala Night (ACGN) holding on    October 19.

 

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Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency warns that 13 states face flooding this year

NIGERIA is facing the prospect of environmentally challenging times over the coming months as 13 of her 36 states have been forecast to suffer from severe flooding by the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (Nihsa).

 

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Cross Rivers State House of Assembly refuses to sit because members are not paid their allowances

MEMBERS of the Cross River State House of Assembly have resumed to resume sitting this week to protest the non-payment of their allowances and the provision of vehicles by the state governor.

 

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Do we know that Nigeria has the highest number of twins anywhere in the world and we are not cashing in on it

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] We talk a lot about natural resources in Nigeria but sometimes we actually forget about our most important asset, which is human resources. Do you know that there are more twins in Nigeria than in any other nation on earth?

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American fraudster who defrauds Nigerians by promising them green cards arraigned in Lagos

AMERICAN citizen Marco Ramirez has been re-arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja for defrauding Nigerians of $565,000 under the pretext of helping them secure US green cards.

 

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Katsina bandits release 30 kidnap victims as part of ongoing exchange programme

REPENTANT bandits in Katsina State have released additional 30 kidnap victims as part of the ongoing peace plan entered into with the government that involves the release of arrested criminals in exchange for innocent people abducted.

 

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Bauchi governor said non-Nigerian Fulanis will also benefit from National Livestock Transformation Plan

BAUCHI State's Governor Bala Mohammed has revealed that Fulani cattle herdsmen from Chad and Niger and their counterparts from other neighbouring countries will benefit from the federal government's National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP).

 

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Another 319 Nigerians expected from South Africa tomorrow as Ramaphosa sends envoy to Abuja

PLANS have been concluded to evacuate a further 319 Nigerians from South Africa tomorrow to add to the 187 brought home last Wednesday in response to the growing xenophobic attacks against them.

 

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Ghanaian-born former Goldman Sachs banker who laundered Ibori's money asked to return $7.3m

FORMER Goldman Sachs banker Elias Preko who was described as the linchpin in the money laundering schemes of former Delta State governor Chief James Ibori has been ordered to return £7.3m or face 10 years in prison.

 

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Crude oil prices soar to over $65 a barrel following attack on two Saudi Arabian oil facilities

NIGERIA has received an unexpected economic boost after global crude oil prices soared to over $65 a barrel and could rise to as high as $80 after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities over the weekend took out about 5% of world supply.

 

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