Osinbajo launches government's Emergency Food Intervention in the northeast in defiance of Boko Haram

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has flagged off the government's Emergency Food Intervention programme in the northeast designed to address possible feeding shortages among the victims of the Boko Haram insurgency.

 

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Nigerian businessman sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole in the US for murder

NIGERIAN businessman Ezeoma Chigozie Obioha has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Los Angeles after being found guilty of the murder of a woman in a restaurant in 2015.

 

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Seven Nigerians elected in the British House of Commons following yesterday's general election

SEVEN Nigerians have been elected as members of the British Parliament following yesterday's general election that had been hurriedly called by Prime Minister Theresa May to resolve the ongoing Brexit crisis.

 

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Kaduna State Police Command begins manhunt for Arewa youths who issued Igbo quit notice

KADUNA State police have begin a manhunt for the signatories to a recent letter published by certain Arewa youths who demanded that all Nigerians of Igbo extraction should leave northern Nigeria by October 1.

 

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Association of British Law Enforcement Officers urges members to nominate eligible colleagues for Uncelebrated Nigerian Awards UK

ASSOCIATION of British Law Enforcement Officers (Able) chairperson Kehinde Onibokun has urged members of her body and all law enforcement officers of Nigerian heritage to celebrate themselves by nominating their colleagues or honours at the  Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards (UNA) UK.

 

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Corbyn set to defy the odds and become British prime minister as Labour narrow Tory lead to one point

BRITAIN's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn looks to defy all odds and become prime minister tomorrow after he managed to turn around a 24-point deficit in the polls and cut Conservative Party leader Theresa May's lead to just one point.

 

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World Bank forecasts that Nigeria's economy will grow by 1.2% during the course of 2017 as crude output rises

NIGERIA has been forecast to enjoy 1.2% economic growth during the course of 2017 by the World Bank as a result of an improved economic outlook brought about by the increase in crude oil production.

 

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New charity Above All Things Feed the Nation to launch on the 25th June

NON-governmental organisation Above All Things Feed the Nation (AATFTN) founded to help equip Nigerians in the UK with vocational skills is to be formally launched in London on Sunday 25th June 2017.

 

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Investigators seize 20 exotic cars from former chief of air staff's son as Dasukigate probe continues

GOVERNMENT investigators have seized 20 exotic cars from the son of a former chief of air staff currently being investigated in the $2.1bn Dasukigate corruption scandal that saw money meant to purchase military hardware diverted into private pockets.

 

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Bauchi State shells out N96m to buy horses for its six emirate councils despite hard economic times

BAUCHI State has shelled out N96m (£228,360) on the purchase of horses for the six emirate councils in the state as part of a government plan to uphold local traditions despite the unfavourable economic environment.

 

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