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Buhari goes on short vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is beginning a short vacation from today, February 5. He will be away till 10 February. A statement by media adviser, Femi Adesina did not indicate where the president will spend the five days. But it is presumed he is staying back in London, where he attended Thursday a summit […]

Dokpesi apologises to Tinubu over libellous documentary

Raymond Dokpesi got a whooping N2.1bn

Henry Ojelu Chairman emeritus of Daar Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has officially apologised to the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the broadcast of a libellous documentary aired on his television station, Africa Independent Television, AIT. Below is his letter of apology accompanied with the terms of settlement. Retraction […]

Breaking: Tinubu, Dokpesi settle libel suit out of court

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,  national leader of APC

Henry Ojelu National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has agreed to accept an unreserved apology from Chairman of DAAR Communication PLc, Chief Raymond Dokepsi as settlement for the libellous documentary “Lion of Bourdillon” aired on Africa Independent Television, AIT. Lawyer to Tinubu, Wole Olanipekun(SAN) and Dokpesi’s counsel Chief Mike Ozekhome(SAN) […]

Lassa fever hits Ogun

Rats: primary carriers of Lassa fever virus

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Ogun State has recorded the first Lassa fever case. According to sources, the victim has been transferred to OOUTH, Sagamu. Details were still sketchy at press time. The killer disease has ravaved over a dozen states across Nigeria. Lagos State is one the states affected and the disease has claimed several lives, including […]

Twin bomb explosions kill scores in Chibok

FILE PHOTO: Chibok public school where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram militants on April 21, 2014 ©Str (AFP/File)

Two explosions have rocked Chibok, the Borno State community where over 200 school girls were abducted by Boko Haram nearly two years ago. The explosions suspected to be from suicide bombers, killed an unspecified number of people, and injured others. The Hausa service of the BBC said one bomber struck at the town’s main market […]

New Kogi governor weeps at inauguration

Governor Yahaya Bello greets Kogi indigenes after he was sworn in on Wednesday, 27 Jan. 2016

Eromosele Ebhomele Newly sworn in Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, was all tears as he read his inaugural speech Wednesday just minutes after he took the oath of office as the fourth executive governor of the state. Yahaya, who swore an oath of office at exactly 12 noon, wept when he recalled how […]

CHAN: Nigeria crash out

Super Eagles, Nigeria trade tackles with Guinea

Taiwo Adelu Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles were eliminated by Guinea in the ongoing Rwanda 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) as they were beaten 0-1 by the Guineans in the last group C match played at the Rubavu Stadium Tuesday evening. A 44th minute goal from Ibrahim Sory Sankhon sent Coach Sunday Oliseh-led Eagles out of […]

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