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BREAKING: Court orders immediate release of Shiite leader

Sheikh-Ibraheem-El-Zakzaky, leader of Shiites in Kaduna

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday ordered the unconditional release of detained Shiite’s Islamic leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenatudeen within 45 days. Delivering the judgment, the Presiding Judge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole held that the continued detention of El-Zakzaky and his wife by state instrumentality was an arbitrary act. Kolawole […]

Breaking: Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat

Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh

President Yahya Jammeh, who has ruled The Gambia for 22 years, has conceded defeat to opposition leader Adama Barrow, the chairman of the electoral commission said on Friday. “It’s really unique that someone who has been ruling this country for so long has accepted defeat,” Alieu Momar Njie told reporters. Opposition candidate Adama Barrow won […]

Breaking: Delta SSG held hostage by community

Mr Festus Ovie Agas, Secretary to the State Government of Delta.

Mr Festus Ovie Agas, the Secretary to the State Government of Delta, Mr Festus Ovie Agas, is currently being held hostage in Delta State. Osissa community in the Ndokwa-East Local Government Area of Delta State staged a protest and has held the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Festus Ovie Agas, and his convoy hostage […]

BREAKING: Buhari sends 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees to Senate

President Buhari

President Muhamadu Buhari on Thursday sent names of 46 persons to the Senate for consideration as non-career ambassadors. President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, read the names of the nominees at plenary as contained in a letter sent by the president. The list, which did not contain nomination from Imo and Federal Capital Territory, […]

Presidency confirms release of 21 Chibok girls

Malam Garba Shehu, Director of Media and Publicity

The Presidency on Thursday confirmed the release of 21 Chibok girls, says they are in the custody of DSS. Special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, who confirmed the release of the 21 Chibok school girls on his verified Twitter account said, “It is confirmed that 21 of the missing Chibok Girls have been […]

Breaking: Lagos breaks World Monopoly record

Monopoly City of Lagos Tournament.

Lagos State on Friday broke the world record of “Most People Playing Monopoly” with 1,300 students competing at a time at its “City of Lagos Monopoly”, beating the former set in Singapore. The former record was set at the Universal Studio in Singapore where 605 people were gathered on March 19, 2016, under the same […]

Breaking: Lagos records 6 deaths from cholera outbreak

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Government says it has recorded six deaths from cholera outbreak out of 45 cases in some communities in Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA). Dr Jide Idris, the State Commissioner for Health, who made the disclosure on Thursday at a news conference in Lagos, however, was not specific about the timing of the […]



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