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Tinubu – The Political Huckster and Ambitions (III)

Tinubu and Fashola

*APC is set to split into three From Bamidele Ademola-Olateju Yoruba internal politics has always been plagued by rivalry since the days of the Alliance for Democracy (AD). Tinubu quickly seized the opportunity for leadership to the consternation of the rest. Baba Akande was the fulcrum. He maintained balance between …

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It’s my turn to shine at MFM FC – Ayinde

Abiodun Ayinde Yusuf, MFM FC of Lagos

*We want League and CAF to surprise all Mountain of Fire and Miracles (MFM) FC new striker, Abiodun Ayinde Yusuf, has vowed to be the breakout star for the CAF champions league campaigners this season. Popularly called ‘Ronaldo’ for his field prowess, the lanky striker standing at (6 ft 1 …

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Buhari to meet Benue leaders on Monday

*To table herdsmen, militia issues Faced with fierce criticism of inappropriate response to the ongoing Benue killing, n the aftermath of the recent violent attacks on communities in Benue State by Fulani herdsmen, political, traditional and opinion leaders from the state are expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, …

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NAF takes delivery of final batch of super mushshak aircrafts

NAF fighter jets

*Flying training of NAF pilots boosted Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has taken delivery of the second batch of Super Mushshak trainer aircraft ordered by the Federal Government from Pakistan. The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. …

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NIA DG faces credibility crisis

Dr Ahmed Rufai Abubakar DG NIA

*Cabal fights dirty over hidden $44m Newly appointed Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, (NIA), Abubakar Rufai Ahmed, is said to be facing credibility crisis apart from the facts of his birth in Chad and being married to a Moroccan. Top officials in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are …

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SERAP gets Court to compel FG to prosecute NASS officers

National Assembly...SERAP gets order against it

*SERAP achieves major legal breakthrough In what seems like a novel but strong statement to nip and get accountability from public institutions in the country, the prospect of Nigerians getting to know the truth about alleged padding of the 2016 budget may soon have some answers. The Federal High Court …

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Stop these killings now, Joe Odumakin to FG

Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin...stop killings

*How can the killers be holding press conferences? President and Convener of one of Nigeria’s foremost human rights Non-Governmental organisations (NGO), Women Arise, Dr. Joe Odumakin has charged the Federal Government of Nigeria to put an immediate end to the incessant killings by the Fulani herdsmen. Odumakin in a press …

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Detainees escape from Lagos EFCC detention centre

EFCC boss Mr Ibarhim Magu...escape from detention centre

*Eight staffers arrested, detained While the entire world was working to cross from the dreaded 2017 into the New Year in 2018 two of the detainees at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detention centre in Lagos were determined not to remain in detention. According to information available to …

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Handball Federation approves dates for championships

Handball takes proactive steps to progress

*Seven Commissions set up for better management Board of the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) has approved and scheduled the U-12 and U-15 championship for Lagos in March whilst the senior cadet championships U-18 and U-21 are to hold in Niger in October. The Secretary of the Federation, Alhaji Haruna …

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