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Ex-Governor Danbaba Suntai Is Dead

Ex-Governor Danbaba Suntai Is Dead

Ex-Governor Danbaba Suntai is dead According to reports reaching us, the former Taraba State Governor Danbaba Suntai is dead. According to Sahara Reporters, Suntai died at home where he was undergoing rehabilitation for brain injuries from the plane crash he was involved in 2012.   The news website said Emmanuel Bello, a former commissioner of

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Nigeria Govt To Launch Yam Export To Europe Thursday

Nigeria Govt To Launch Yam Export To Europe Thursday The Government of Nigeria said that it would formally flag off the export of yam to Europe on Thursday. The export plan was revealed by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbe, on Wednesday while addressing State House correspondents after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council,

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Kola Aluko The Man Who Foreclosed $50.9M Billionaires Row Penthouse

Kola Aluko The Man Who Foreclosed $50.9M Billionaires Row Penthouse The owner of a penthouse apartment that could be the most expensive foreclosure in New York City is believed to be hiding out on his yacht, which he rented to Jay-Z and Beyoncé in 2015 for $900,000 a week. Nigerian energy businessman Kolawole Kola Aluko,

EFCC’s Investigator Austin Okwor Shot

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Austin Okwor has been shot. Okwor, the EFCC said, was shot on Saturday, June 24, in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. A statement by the EFCC’s spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren said Okwor, an operative in the Property Fraud Section of the commission’s Zonal office in Port Harcourt

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Unimaid Builds Trench To Stop Boko Haram Attacks

Authorities in north-eastern Nigeria have begun digging a 27km (17 miles) trench around the University of Maiduguri to prevent attacks by Boko Haram Islamist militants. On Sunday three suicide bombers attacked the university killing themselves and a security guard. There has been a dramatic upsurge in violence in Maiduguri in recent months. Boko Haram, who

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Akinwumi Adesina Wins $250,000 World Food Prize Laureate

Nigeria’s ex-minister Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, has been named the winner of this year’s World Food Prize. The prestigious U.S.$250,000 prize is given annually to a person who has worked to advance human development by “improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world”. Over a 31-year existence, the

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36 Reasons Why Abulecentrism Will Take Nigeria Out Of Political, Economic And Social Logjams

By Olurinde Lafe Abulecentrism , the rapid development of the society catalyzed at the community level, advocates local approach to governance, project execution and service provision. With the boisterous and rising clamor for self-determination and regional autonomy, abulecentrism offers Nigeria a solid path to preserving our federalism while honouring the nation’s rich ethnic diversity and

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UI Management Announces July 2 Resumption Date

The University of Ibadan Management Announces July 2 Resumption Date The management of the University of Ibadan says that undergraduate academic activities in the university will resume on Sunday, July 2. The management made this announcement in a statement signed by Olujimi Olukoya, registrar of the University, on Friday. The Senate of the University of

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Otodo Gbame Residents Win Case Against Lagos State Govt

There was tremendous joy yesterday within the camp of the displaced people of Otodo Gbame, a riverine community in the Lekki area of Lagos State whose homes were demolished by the Lagos State Government. Justice Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court ruled in their favour in a case brought before him by the Justice