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Presidency insists Buhari won’t resign


According to statements the Presidency yesterday,President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign from office. It was in response to a call by some civil society organisations that the President should resign or return to work. President Buhari has been in the United Kingdom since May 7 for a follow-up appointment with his doctors. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu told …

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Buratai : Decoding The True African General – By Karen Goulding


Africa suffers artificial drought of hardcore and outstanding professionals in every field. This plaque has become more visible with Africans joyful acceptance of the neo-colonial erroneous, biased and destructive verdict of Africa as a continent of failures.  And each time, these alien forces descend their imperial knives on the precious skins of Africans and Africa, it deposits far-reaching consequences. Africans …

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Shocking! After bagging £15m from Klitschko fight,Anthony Joshua’s first payment was £120 laundrette bill

Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua may have bagged £15m from his stunning knock out win over Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday – but his first payment after the win was a humble laundry bill. Heavyweight champions of the world Joshua still takes his clothes to a laundry parlour in Golders Green, north London, near the flat he shares with his mum. And the 27-year-old …

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Extremism: Human Rights Group Wants FG to Clamp Down On Perpetrators, Sponsors


A human rights group, The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has raised the alarm over what it said are the risks posed to the security of the country by activities of extremists groups, urging the federal government to pass stronger legislation that will clampdown on extremists and their foreign sponsors. Addressing journalists in Abuja, SHAC Executive Director (Public Affairs), Moses …

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Group Wants Former EFCC Chairman, Lamorde Arrested


A Civil Society group, Egalitarian Movement of Africa has called for the arrest of former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde to pave way for further investigation into allegations levelled against him during is time as boss of the anti-corruption agency The group which commended President Muhammadu Buhari over Wednesday’s suspension of the Secretary to the Government of …

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Breaking: One dead at Lagos NURTW party


Pandemonium has reportedly broken out at Orile Agege, Lagos, following the death of a yet to be identified man. The incident occurred at about 7pm during an occasion allegedly organised by the Orile Agege Branch Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW, which took place on Olurinde street. It was gathered that the occasion drew many NURTW …

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BREAKING: Suicide bombers have hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital


DAILY POST gathered that the attack occurred at the Muna garage in Maiduguri, which was just recently attacked by the insurgents. The incident was confirmed by the spokesperson to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim in a chat with DAILY POST. According to Ibrahim, “It’s true, the incident occurred. “Four suicide bombers at about 1am struck and …

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BREAKING: INEC announces dates for 2019 general elections


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced dates for 2019 general elections. In a statement posted on its website Thursday, the electoral commission said it was making the announcements well ahead “in order to ensure certainty in our dates for elections, and to allow for proper planning by the Commission, political parties, security agencies, candidates and all stakeholders”. “To …

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Sports minister, Solomon Dalung loses wife


The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, on Sunday announced the death of his wife. The minister made the announcement on his Facebook page. In a short statement he posted on the social media platform, Dalung said: “I AM BEREAVED: “For it is appointed for man to live thereafter comes death and judgment says the Holy Bible. …

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