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28% failure recorded as Nigeria Law School releases result

The final examination results for students of the Nigeria Law School conducted between April 22 to 28 has been released. The Director-General, Nigerian Law School, Mr Olanrewaju Onadeko, (SAN), made this known in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. He said that 2,125 students sat for the examinations while 1,393 were successful. According to him, candidates with conditional Pass are ...

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Nigerian-Born British Chinyelu “Chi” Onwurah wins in UK elections.

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British-Born Nigerian, Chinyelu Chi Onwurah has won the first seat of the night at Newcastle Central. Newcastle has become the first general election constituency to declare in a landslide victory. The Labour candidate defeated other candidates where Houghton and Sunderland South, were beaten by Newcastle to declare election results since early 90s. Newcastle Central declared at 11pm, just an hour ...

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Igbo Quit Notice; Signatories yet to be arrested

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Despite the order given by Governor Nasir El Rufai that individuals who signed a communique issued by a coalition of northern youths in Kaduna ordering all Igbos in the north to leave before October 1, it was gathered that the Nigerian Police is yet to carry out any arrest. Signatories to the statement are Nastura Sharif (Arewa Citizens Action for ...

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How $115m was shared by Diezani, Witness

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Witness to the EFCC revealed before the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, that the Resident Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Kwara State received a sum of N1m cash from the former minister of Petroleum resources to compromise the 2015 general elections. The Commission also gave out names of beneficiaries of alleged bribe paid by Mrs. Diezani Allison Madueke ...

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Cult Members throw rival member into Lagoon

Suspect trail victim from Ilorin to Lagos in broad day light. A 27-year-old man, Ahmed Suleiman connived with two others at large were alleged to have trailed their victim who is yet to be identified into the Lagoon on Carter Bridge, Ebute Ero, Lagos State. The victim is said to be a rival member of a cult group and had ...

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El-Rufai orders arrest of Northern Coalition Youth Signatories

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This is a swift response to the threat made by the group of Northern coalition against Igbos in the north to quit Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has ordered that all signatories to the three-month ultimatum issued by members of a coalition of northern youths to all Igbos to leave northern Nigeria. The governor, in a statement by his Senior ...

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War looms as Northern Coalition orders Igbos to vacate Northern cities

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Any Igbo man or woman who stays does that at his/her own risk, says coalition Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, on Tuesday, ordered Igbos resident in the 19 states of the North to live within the next three months or be forced out after the expiration of the October 1, 2017 deadline. The coalition also call on Northerners to quit the ...

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FG TO PAY 20 WHISTLEBLOWERS N375.8 million

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N375.8m will be paid to 20 whistleblowers by the Federal Government, the money will be given to individuals who provided information that led to the uncovering of N11.6bn. Mr Salisu Dambatta, Director of Information disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday. According to him, payment will be made available to individuals who made discoveries ...

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Floyd Mayweather to engage with Dogara in a boxing bout in Nigeria

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Floyd Joy Mayweather Jr, will arrive in Nigeria on June 12 a historic day in Nigeria. The chairman of Tettrazzini Group of Companies, the parent company for Zzini Media, Donatus Okonkwo, organizers of the event, told news men on Monday that Mayweather among other things will be involved in a charity bout with the Speaker of the House of Representative, ...

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Nigeria’s former Minister of Health and Head UNFPA, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin is dead

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He died at the age of 68. He was a former provost of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and also served as the head of Nigeria’s Aids Control Agency NACA

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Mass Exodus in the PDP if……Sheriff Wins

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In what appears to be a recurring tone by aggrieved PDP members throughout the country, Osun State factional chairman Dr Bayo Faforiji, on Saturday said only the awaited verdict of Supreme Court on the leadership crisis in the party would determine the authentic state executive of the PDP in Osun. He stated that in the event that Sheriff wins at ...

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Nigerian Senator Isiaka Adeleke is dead

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The senator representing Osun West, Isiaka Adeleke, is dead, family sources and one of his colleagues have confirmed to the press. Mr. Adeleke, aged 62, died recently at a hospital in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, hours after he engaged in a political meeting. Until his death, Mr. Adeleke chaired the Senate committee on the capital market. He was in ...

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Confusion rages over ownership of $50M

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has refused to respond to inquiries from Pulse over ownership of a queer $50M in cash. The stash of cash was found on a property in upmarket Ikoyi, Lagos, recently. Acting on a tip-off, personnel of the EFCC deployed minimum force to slam open flat 7B, No. 16 Osborne Road, Ikoyi. According to ...

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Why Government Loses Corruption Cases

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By Femi Falana Introduction: Following the loss of corruption cases last week many Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) agree with the Federal Government that corruption is fighting back. However, before pointing accusing fingers at the judiciary it is pertinent to examine the facts and circumstances of the loss of such cases.   In sharing my findings with the representatives of the CSOs ...

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Buhari restates commitment to free Chibok girls

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President Muhammadu Buhari recently reassured Nigerians that his administration would do everything necessary to secure the release of the remaining Chibok girls. It will be exactly three years, since over 270 ‎girls were kidnapped from the Chibok Secondary School in Borno by the Boko Haram. About 195 of the girls are still believed to be with their abductors. Vice President ...

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Libyans, aided by Nigerians, sell migrants as slaves

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Hundreds of migrants along North African migrant routes are being bought and sold openly in modern day ‘slave markets’ in Libya, survivors have told the United Nations migration agency, which warned that these reports “can be added to a long list of outrages” in the country. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) sounded the alarm after its staff in Niger ...

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President Buhari Goes To Medical Vacation, Hands Over To VP Osinbajo

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President Muhammadu Buhari has abruptly left Abuja on a medical visit to the United Kingdom a few minutes after sending a letter to the Senate requesting for a 10-day leave. A letter read at the plenary of the Senate on Tuesday had claimed the President was going on leave starting from Monday, January 23, 2017, but aides to the President ...

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1,000 days has passed since Chibok girls’ abduction

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President Buhari is “hopeful” the remaining 195 girls will be saved as activists urge him to treat the issue as a priority. Nigeria marks 1,000 days since 276 girls were abducted from a school in the country’s northeast by Boko Haram fighters. Some of them have since been released while others managed to escape – but nearly 200 girls remain ...

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