Famous Entrepreneur from Italy

April 11, 2016

    Yesterday Gian Luca Rana, CEO of Giovanni Rana Group and President of Athesis (one of the largest Italian publishing groups), welcomed the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella in “L’Arena”, Verona’s most prestigious newspaper. The very first Italian flag was put on display for the occasion, first flown in 1866 Verona after the escape of Austrian troops. The historic “L’Arena” newspaper, now 150 years old, was founded…

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I Would Have Resigned If I Were Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Shoes – Senator Fatai Buhari

April 9, 2016

The Chairman Senate Committee of ICT and Cybercrime, Dr. Fatai Buhari has said he would have resigned if he was the one facing trial like the Nigerian Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki making reference to the resignation of the Prime Minister of Iceland. According to Senate Buhari  “ I hate to talk about personalities but on issues, but on this matter as a person I would have done the same…

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Gunmen Invade Home Of Bayelsa Monarch AJ Turner

April 9, 2016

Gunmen on Saturday attacked the country home of King A J Turner, the Paramount Ruler of Opume, in Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa State destroying household furniture and electronics. According to police the motive of the act remains unclear. Gunmen on Saturday attacked the country home of King A J Turner, the Paramount Ruler of Opume, in Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa State destroying household furniture and electronics. According to…

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DSS Says IPOB Members Abducted And Killed Five Fulani Residents In Abia State

April 9, 2016

An investigation by agents of the Department of State Service (DSS) has uncovered that members affiliated with the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) abducted five Hausa-Fulani residents in Abia State. The announcement was issued by DSS official Tony Opuiyo from the headquarters in Abuja. An investigation by agents of the Department of State Service (DSS) has uncovered that members affiliated with the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) abducted five Hausa-Fulani…

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Change Agenda Still On Course, Buhari Assures Nigerians

April 9, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerians for their perseverance and urged them not to lose confidence in his administration’s ability to achieve change in the country.         President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerians for their perseverance and urged them not to lose confidence in his administration’s ability to achieve change in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari speaking in ParisState House Photos Mr. Buhari voiced the sentiments Friday…

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Kano Journalists Banned From Covering Vice President’s Official Visit

April 9, 2016

A combined team of media from various organizations in Kano State were barred from covering Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s official visit to the State.   A combined team of media from various organizations in Kano State were barred from covering Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s official visit to the State. Yemi OsinbajoBuzz Nigeria The Escort Commander to Nigeria’s Mr. Osinbajo, DSP Akande Bamidele, prevented the official journalist vehicle from joining the…

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Governor Fayose Was Banned From Entering US Over Corruption, Political Violence

April 9, 2016

A classified US document obtained by SaharaReporters has revealed that the American government in February 2009 banned Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State from getting a visa to enter the US. classified US document obtained by SaharaReporters has revealed that the American government in February 2009 banned Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State from getting a visa to enter the US. It is unclear whether the ban remains in force. Ayo…

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FCT Election Records Low Turnout

April 9, 2016

The Federal Capital Territory Council polls has recorded a low turnout of voters amidst tight security. Although the situation was different in the outskirts of the city centre, where turn out of voters can be said to be impressive. Many of the voters told Channels Television that voting started at 7.45AM amidst tight security by officers of the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies. However, some agents of political…

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Angola Becomes The First Country In The World To Ban Islam

February 21, 2016

Angola has reportedly declared Islam illegal and ordered for all of the country’s mosques to be closed down. Minister of culture Rosa Cruz e Silva said that mosques in the largely Christian country would be closed until further notice. She described Islam as a ‘sect’ that would be banned as counter to Angolan customs and culture. Angola (capital, Luanda, pictured) has reportedly declared Islam illegal and ordered for all mosques…

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Why We Can’t Recover Funds Looted My Ex-Minister Alison-Madueke, Others — Presidency

February 21, 2016

Lack of funds is stalling Nigeria’s effort to trace and recover its stolen monies, and prosecute former government officials responsible for the heist, the presidency has said. A letter by the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption (PACC) to a United Kingdom-based anti-corruption organization, Global Witness, soliciting assistance in raising funds, revealed that due to the fall in crude oil prices and the general economic downturn, the government lacked the needed…

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Police raid P-Square’s Lagos residence over N8m breach of contract

February 20, 2016

hardly had the dust over the rift between Peter of Psquare and his brothers; Paul and Jude settled when the iconic music family is faced with another messy , bothering on alleged breach of contract. Residents of Omole Estate woke up Friday morning to the invasion of the Square Villa, home of Psquare, by policemen, purportedly carrying out a court order to reclaim about N8million said to have been paid…

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Our Priority Is National Food Security – Buhari

February 20, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari says the priority of his administration is to ensure food security in Nigeria before export of food products. The President made the statement on Saturday while contributing to a Presidential Panel Roundtable on Investment and Growth Opportunities at the opening session of the ‘Africa 2016: Business for Africa, Egypt and the World’ at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. With Nigeria being a mono-economy, dependent on oil, and with a…

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Former ADC to Goodluck Jonathan, Col Adegbe, arrested

February 12, 2016

Former Aide-de-Camp to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Colonel Ojogbane Adegbe, has been arrested over his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal fraud. Ojogbane was arrested on Wednesday February 10th after he was recalled by the Nigerian Army from the UK where he was undergoing a course. Upon his arrival in Lagos, he was flown to the Mogadishu Cantonment, Abuja popularly referred to as Abacha Barracks where he was…

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Big Lawyers Now Acting As Technical Advisers To Criminals — EFCC Chairman

February 12, 2016

Many big thieves continue to operate because they know there are SANs ready to defend them… The Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged members of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, to join hands with the commission to stamp out corruption from the country. Speaking when members of the NBA paid him a courtesy call on Wednesday, Mr. Magu, in a remark titled “The NBA Must Not Allow…

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Protesting Yabatech Students Tell Police, ‘If You Tear Gas Us, We Will Stone You’

February 12, 2016

It has been ‘war’ in Yabatech ever since 27-year old final year student, Dazan Charity died in the school medical centre yesterday. According to her friends, Dazan was very ill but the people at the school’s medical centre asked them to go and bring N35,000. According to the students, none of them had that kind of money and questioned why they must pay such an amount in the first place….

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Nigerians criticise discriminatory electricity charges

February 9, 2016

By Sebastine Obasi & Prince Okafor, Discriminatory electricity charges approved for the 11 distribution companies, DISCOs, by the regulator, National Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, effective from February 1, have continued to draw protests from concerned consumers. Under the new tariff regime, electricity consumers under the R2 Class (residential) will pay N24.30 per kilowatt in Abuja; BeninN24.08; Enugu-N27.13; Ibadan N23.09; Jos N26.93; Kaduna N29.27; Kano N20.26 and N26.41; Ikeja N21.30 and…

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EFCC Closes Case against Metuh, as Witness Reveals Details of how PDP’s Scribe Spent Loot

February 9, 2016

National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh. By Tobi Soniyi ‎ The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has closed its case against the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh. The case was closed after the 8th prosecution witness, Mr Junaid Said‎, an investigative officer with the EFCC, ‎described how  Metuh destroyed his statement during investigation by the anti-graft agency. The witness said…

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