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Nigerian Actors Guild Demands Apology From Governor El-Rufai Over ‘Nollywood’ Comment On Peter Obi 1

Nigerian Actors Guild Demands Apology From Governor El-Rufai Over ‘Nollywood’ Comment On Peter Obi

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has knocked Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for describing the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, as a “Nollywood actor.” SaharaReporters had reported that El-Rufai while featuring on TVC’s Journalists’ Hangout on Thursday, had described Obi as a Nollywood actor who was incapable of winning the …

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BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Two Security Operatives, Set Ablaze Nigerian Police Station In Anambra 2

BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Two Security Operatives, Set Ablaze Nigerian Police Station In Anambra

Gunmen have attacked some state security operatives on patrol on old Enugu-Onitsha road in Abagana community in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State and killed two of the operatives. Narrating the incident, an eyewitness and resident of the community who did not disclose his identity said the gunmen suspected to be members of a …

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Elections: Nigerian Senior Advocate, Adegboruwa Raises Alarm Over Threats To Life From Politicians, Government Actors 3

Elections: Nigerian Senior Advocate, Adegboruwa Raises Alarm Over Threats To Life From Politicians, Government Actors

Nigerian senior lawyer and social development activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, has raised the alarm over an alleged threat to his life, even though he is not affiliated to any political party in the country. Adegboruwa said his life is being threatened just because he has maintained his advocacy for better Nigeria where justice and peace …

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More Than 300 Communities In Ondo State Can’t Access Commercial Banks; Governor Emefiele Should Be In Prison Over Naira Scarcity — Nigerian Senator 4

More Than 300 Communities In Ondo State Can’t Access Commercial Banks; Governor Emefiele Should Be In Prison Over Naira Scarcity — Nigerian Senator

Nicholas Tofowomo, the Senator representing Ondo South in the Nigerian Senate, has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the Governor of Central Bank, Mr Godwin Emefiele for disobeying the resolution of the federal legislature. Tofowomo on Saturday in a release noted that in his senatorial district for example, there were many unbanked residents …

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Gunmen Attack Kaduna Labour Party House Of Reps Candidate, Sack Residence, Kill Two Persons 5

Gunmen Attack Kaduna Labour Party House Of Reps Candidate, Sack Residence, Kill Two Persons

Gunmen on Friday night invaded the residence of the Kaduna State Labour Party’s (LP) House of Representatives candidate for Lere Federal Constituency, Suleiman Tambaya, killing two persons. The incident occurred at about 10:00p.m at Tambaya’s residence at Gure village in Lere Local Government Area of the state when he was away at a political meeting …

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Naira Scarcity, Redesign Affecting Operations Of Nigerian Army Troops In North-East Region – Senate Committee 6

Naira Scarcity, Redesign Affecting Operations Of Nigerian Army Troops In North-East Region – Senate Committee

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Nigerian Army, Senator Muhammadu Ndume, has said the naira redesign and cashless policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, is affecting the strategic operations of troops at the front line of insecurity in the country. Ndume while speaking to newsmen on Saturday in Maiduguri, Borno State, …

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Uproar As Brazilian Navy Sinks ‘Hazardous’ Warship In Atlantic Ocean 7

Uproar As Brazilian Navy Sinks ‘Hazardous’ Warship In Atlantic Ocean

Environmental groups have condemned the Brazilian Navy for the sinking of its former flagship aircraft carrier in the Atlantic on Friday. The decommissioned ship was initially slated to be dismantled for scrap metal in Turkey, but was refused entry, RT reports. The “planned and controlled sinking” of the 32,800-ton ‘Sao Paulo’ took place late in …

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Ahaiwe Wins Abia State PDP Governorship Primary, Replaces Late Professor, Ikonne 8

Ahaiwe Wins Abia State PDP Governorship Primary, Replaces Late Professor, Ikonne

Chief Okey Ahaiwe on Saturday emerged winner of the rerun Governorship Primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State for the March 11 election. Ahaiwe scored 496 votes to win the re run PDP primary following the death of the former candidate, Prof Uche Ikonne. Edo State Governor, Goodwin Obaseki, who chaired …

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Gunmen Attack, Set Ablaze House, Cars Of Labour Party's Imo House Of Assembly Candidate 10

Gunmen Attack, Set Ablaze House, Cars Of Labour Party’s Imo House Of Assembly Candidate

Gunmen terrorising Imo State and other parts of the South-East region of Nigeria, in the early hours of Saturday attacked the country home of the Labour Party’s Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State House of Assembly, Nnaemeka Obiaraeri, setting his house, cars, and those of his father and uncles ablaze. Confirming the incident in …

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