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FG repatriates 481 Nigerians from Libya

No fewer than four hundred and eighty one Nigerians returned to the country yesterday from Libya. All the returnees will be temporarily camped at a Reception Centre in Port Harcourt pending formal transfer to their…

Boko haram’s Days are Numbered – Army chief,…

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai said the days of the rump of Boko Haram terrorists are numbered, in spite of occasional attacks of Nigerian targets. Buratai gave the assurance while addressing troops…

Kogi retires eight perm secs, dismisses 1,774 other…

Kogi Government on Sunday confirmed the compulsory retirement of eight permanent secretaries, some directors and dismissal of 1, 774 others from the state civil service. The News Agency of Nigeria gathered in Lokoja that the…

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Fire consumes 20 seized vehicles in Lagos customs’…

There was panic at the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday after fire broke out at the agency’s warehouse. PUNCH Metro learnt that 20 vehicles, consisting of six articulated vehicles, 12…

North Korean leader probably laying a trap for…

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un could be laying a trap for the US and the South with his apparent olive branches towards Seoul, analysts say, warning that Pyongyang’s ultimate goal is to divide their 70-year…

IPOB to begin Hausa radio service Saturday

The Indigenous People of Biafra, on Thursday, said it would begin the transmission of a Hausa service radio station on Saturday. The Media and Publicity Secretary of the group, Emma Powerful, disclosed this in statement…

Blackout as electricity grid collapses twice in 16…

Within a space of about 16 hours, the country’s electricity grid collapsed twice, leaving many parts of the country in total blackout. It was learnt that the first collapse of the power transmission grid occurred…

Igbo will never go to war again, says…

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the Igbo will never again go to war to resolve conflicts in the country. It said the Igbo would rather use diplomacy as a tool…

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Ekiti residents protest murder charge against Olukere

Residents of Ikere Ekiti trooped out in their large numbers on Wednesday to stage a peaceful protest and demanded the unconditional release of the Olukere Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin. The residents described the murder case…

Charly Boy Lists Prophecies For 2018

A former PMAN president, Charles 'Charlie Boy' Oputa has joined the host of Nigerian clerics in dropping prophetic utterances for the year 2018. Controversial veteran entertainer, Charly Boy fondly referred to as Area Fada, has…

Mbaka to Buhari: Change or Nigerians will change…

Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministries, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians will ‘change’ him in 2019 if he does not change his style of leadership.…

Goliaths will fall in 2018, says Adeboye

The General Overseer Worldwide, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday night predicted the fall of certain “significant goliaths” in 2018. This was just as the General Overseer of the Mountain of…

Cow flees slaughterhouse, stops express train

An intrepid cow escaped from an abattoir and forced an express train to stop Tuesday near the city of Buehl in south-western Germany. The police said the animal remained on the tracks for over an…