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Niger Delta militant groups give northerners and Yorubas until Sept 11 to leave the region or attacks will resume

NORTHERNERS and Yorubas living in the Niger Delta have been given an ultimatum of September 10 to leave the region by a coalition of militant groups in response to a similar threat given to Igbos living in northern Nigeria by a coalition of Arewa youth groups.

 

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British monarch favours by-passing her son Charles and handing over to grandson Prince William

BRITISH monarch Queen Elizabeth has announced that she will be hoping to pass her crown to her grandson Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton when she leaves office meaning she will be overlooking the natural heir Prince Charles.

 

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Bukola Saraki sacks 98 members of his staff as part of drive to reduce over-bloated bureaucracy

SENATE president Bukola Saraki has sacked 98 of his assistants in a move described as a drive to achieve efficient service delivery and cull the over-bloated bureaucracy that runs his official office.

 

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Nigerian Army soldiers strip woman for wearing military camouflage fatigues in public

MEN of the Nigerian Army have stripped an unidentified woman naked after she was found to have worn military camouflage battle fatigues without authorisation from the relevant authorities.

 

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Senators condemn the use of force to disperse campaigners protesting against Buhari's absence

SENATORS have condemned the use of excessive force by the police to disperse protesters who gathered in Abuja yesterday to demand that President Muhammadu Buhari either resigns or resumes office after over three months on medical vacation in the UK.

 

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Nnamdi Kanu says if he arrested so too should Arewa leaders Ango Abdullahi and Tanko Yakassai

NDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has responded to calls for his arrest but stating that if he is picked up by security forces northern spokesmen like Professor Ango Abdullahi and Tanko Yakassai should be arrested too.

 

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Chief of army staff decorates 65 soldiers in recognition of their gallantry against Boko Haram

NIGERIA'S chief of army staff Lt General Tukur Buratai has decorated 65 soldiers from the Seventh Mechanised Division in Maiduguri with gallantry medals in recognition of their bravery in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists.

 

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Eagles head coach Rohr confirms that striker Odion Ighalo will be in squad to face Cameroon

FORMER Watford striker Odion Ighalo has been invited to camp by Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr ahead of Nigeria's impending World Cup qualifier against Cameroon's Indomitable Lions next month.

 

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Human rights groups blames Nigeria's power supply problems on government wastage

HUMAN rights group the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (Serap) has attributed Nigeria's inability to address her chronic power shortage problem to constant changing of government policy leading to the loss of N11trn ($30bn).

 

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Deputy UN secretary general praises Cameroon for accepting Nigeria's Boko Haram refugees

FORMER environment minister and current United Nations deputy general secretary Hadjia Amina Mohammed has commended Cameroon for its generosity towards the Nigerian refugees who fled to the country to Boko Haram terrorists.

 

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