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Nigerian army discovers secret gun factory in Benue state

August 16, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Troops of the Operation Whirl-Stroke (OPWS) of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday, August 14, revealed that they have uncovered an illegal arms manufacturing factory in Buruku local government area of Benue state. Force Commander of the OPWS, Troops of the Operation Whirl-Stroke (OPWS) of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday, August {Read More..}

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Lamido Sanusi bags new international appiontment

August 14, 2019 Joshua Samuel

A Canada-based organization, 1Million Teachers Inc, has appointed the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, as the Chairman of its Advisory Board in Nigeria. The monarch is also to be a board member of the organization’s parent body, 1 Million Teachers Canada. According to a statement on Tuesday, 1Million Teachers {Read More..}

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Sowore speaks from DSS Detention

August 7, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Omoyele Sowore who is the convener of the RevolutionNow protest has spoken from the detention of the Department of State Services (DSS) saying he thanked Nigerians for the peaceful protest. According to Sahara Reporters, Sowore spoke on Monday, August 5, when he was visited by the Take It Back movement {Read More..}

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Court Freezes N9.9Bn Linked to Akinwunmi Ambode

August 7, 2019 Joshua Samuel

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the freezing of three bank accounts allegedly belonging to the Lagos State Government over an alleged N9.9bn fraud. The accounts domiciled in First City Monument Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank are numbered 5617984012, 0060949275 and 1011691254, respectively. Justice Chuka Obiozor {Read More..}

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Journalist and 8 others arrested at the RevolutionNow protest

August 5, 2019 Joshua Samuel

The Nigeria Police Force has detained Victor Ogungbero, a video editor and cameraman with Sahara Reporters. He is being held at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State. Ogungbenro was arrested alongside eight others at the scene of RevolutionNow protest in front of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. {Read More..}

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British PM appoints a Nigerian as minister

July 31, 2019 Joshua Samuel

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Nigerian Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch as Children and Families’ minister, as part of his government reshuffle. The British-Nigerian 39-year-old Badenoch is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden. Badenoch announced her new appointment on Monday, July 29. She tweeted: I’m {Read More..}