June 8, 2017






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Northern Youth Groups Insist FG Should Let Igbos Go

The coalition of Northern youths has urged the Federal Government to initiate the process for a peaceful referendum to allow the Igbos go, Punch reports. “We urge the Federal Government of Nigeria as a matter…


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No Plans To Concession Nigeria’s Oil Refineries – Kachikwu

The Federal Government has refuted allegations of an improper concession of the Port Harcourt Refinery, following an oversight hearing at the National Assembly. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, made the…




Britain votes in shadow of terror, looming Brexit talks

A counting staff member sorts ballots from postal votes at the Meadowbank Sports Centre counting centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, on June 8, 2017, as Britain votes in a general election.<br /> Britons streamed to the…


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Senate scraps FERMA, adopts FRA

The Senate on Thursday has scrapped the Federal Road Maintenance Agency and replaced it with Federal Roads Authority. The bill, sponsored by Senator Kabiru Gaya (Kano-APC), was read for the third time at plenary before…






FG begins door-to-door sharing of grains in IDP camps

…Osinbajo explains new food distribution plan   Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday in Maiduguri unveiled a new and more effective distribution plan for delivering relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in the North-East. The new plan…


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Russian State TV Dismisses Comey’s Testimony

Russian State TV has dismissed former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony at the United States Congressional hearing on Thursday and denied Russia’s alleged efforts to influence the election. In his speech, Comey accused U.S. President…


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Albert Pujols doesn't get recognition he deserves | Lucas

Albert Pujols of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hit his 600th home run, joining an elite club of less than 10 players. Follow @JJournalsports //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Baseball history was made Tuesday night when Scooter Gennett…


Customs N30trn probe: Senate summons Emefiele, Adeosun, banks

Emefiele and Adeosun The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff has summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele and Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, over alleged N30 trillion import duties infractions. Also invited…



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VIDEO: Conductor, passenger fight in canal

A video of two men who were described as a conductor and a passenger engaged in a fight inside a Lagos canal has gone viral on social media. As seen in the video, none of…