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Buhari, FFK, and the quality of mercy by Femi Adesina

By Femi Adesina Not a small ruckus has been caused by the defection of former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK), from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) last week. An icing on the cake, or the salt added to injury (depending on which[Read More…]

Real reason I broke up with Tonto Dikeh, Kpokpogri reveals in emotional post

Tonto Dikeh’s estranged husband, Prince Kpokpogri, has revealed the real reason he dumped the Nollywood actress. Kpokpogri (real name Joseph Egbri) said he decided to call it quit with the actress because she is a hard smoker and heavy drinker, among other things. He posted on his Instagram page; “My[Read More…]

Tonto Dikeh reveals estranged husband, Prince kpokpogri’s real name

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has revealed the real name of her estranged husband, Prince Kpokpogri. Tonto Dikeh in a post on her Instagram page where she also warned an Instagram celebrity @Jenemena said Prince Kpokpogri’s real name is Joseph Egbri. The actress posted; “After listening to these leaked voice notes[Read More…]

3 suspected kidnappers of Bethel students arrested

Three suspected kidnappers of Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state have been nabbed by the police. The suspects, who dressed in military camouflage, were paraded by the Force Public Relations Officers, Frank Mba, at the headquarters of defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS),[Read More…]

‘Dollar N164 when you assumed office, now almost N600’: Resign now, PDP tells Emefiele

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded that the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) resign over the exponential depreciation of the naira value. According to the main opposition party, naira was exchanging against dollar for N164 when Emefiele assumed office but now exhanging for almost N600. According to a[Read More…]

Anti-Open Grazing Bill: el-Rufai struggling hard to export banditry to south — Akeredolu

The governor of Ondo state and chairman of South West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has lampooned his northern counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai over the latter’s comment against the anti-grazing Bill passed by the Southern states. El-Rufai had earlier in the week said that the anti-grazing law being passed by some southern[Read More…]

We’ve detained high profile individuals funding terrorists in Nigeria — Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has claimed that the Federal Government (FG) succeeded in identifying and detaining “high profile individuals” responsible for funding terrorists’ activities in the country. Malami stated this in New York while addressing newsmen. He also claimed that FG[Read More…]

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Boko Haram, bandits decimated to larger extent — Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has claimed Boko Haram members and bandits have been decimated to a larger extent. Malami stated this in New York while addressing newsmen. He also claimed that the federal government had also succeeded in identifying and detaining[Read More…]

ISWAP: We won’t allow foreign terrorists overrun Nigeria — Military

The Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai, Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, says the Nigerian military will not allow the Islamic States West African Province (ISWAP), a foreign terrorist group, to have a strong footing in Nigeria Musa stated this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday, in Maiduguri He said that ISWAP[Read More…]

Time is not ripe to disclose Boko Haram sponsors — Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said that “time is not ripe for holistic disclosures” of Boko Haram financiers. He disclosed this while speaking during an interview with journalists in New York, in continuation of the ongoing 76th session of the United Nations[Read More…]