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  1. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Kidnappers reject Otun Olubadan’s N5m offer - The Nation

    The Otun Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, yesterday pleaded with the kidnappers of his twin children to release them. He appealed to them to bear with him as he does not have the N100 million ransom (later reduced to N40m) being demanded. Click here to read more
  2. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Offa robbery: Forum lauds police for arresting suspects - The Nation

    The Omu-Aran Youth Forum (OYF) in Omu-Aran, Kwara, has lauded the police for the arrest of 20 suspects in connection with the April 5 robbery attack in Offa, describing it as a major breakthrough. The forum made this commendation in a statement jointly signed by Pastor Adedoyin Lawal...
  3. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Buhari meets Tinubu in London - The Nation

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met behind closed doors with chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in London. The President’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Alhaji Bashir Ahmad, made this known on his tweeter handle, @BashirAhmad, in Abuja. Click...
  4. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics APC Governors Close Ranks with Buhari, Ditch Oyegun, Exco - This Day

    After a flurry of meetings spanning over 24 hours, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday finally caved in to President Muhammadu Buhari’s rejection of the tenure elongation approved for the elected and appointed executives of the party at all levels, and resolved to go ahead with...
  5. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Warri Gets $100 Million Fabrication Plant - This Day

    A Nigerian oil servicing firm, Lee Engineering and Construction Company, has established a $100 million fabrication plant in Warri, Delta State to meet the fabrication needs of multinational companies in the oil and gas sector. The newly completed oil and gas production plant, according to the...
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    Metro Army Arrests Masterminds of Taraba Killings - This Day

    The Nigerian Army saturday said it has arrested the masterminds of the killings in Taraba State. Director of Army Public Relations, Brig Gen Texas Chukwu said: “Troops on exercise Ayem Akaptuma on 12 April 2018 arrested two persons, Mr. Danasebe Gasama and Mr. Danjuma a.k.a. American in...
  7. Iroka Chinedu

    World Macron: Why France, Allies Attacked Syria - This Day

    The President of France, Emmanuel Macron has explained that the French, British and American attacks against Syria early morning of Saturday was in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the President Bashar Assad regime. Macron, in a statement made available yesterday by the French...
  8. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Atiku Fights Back, Tours UK to Improve Image - This Day

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has launched a major campaign to repair several years of damage done to his image by his erstwhile boss, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, as he traversed the United Kingdom in the last one month, talking to international opinion moulders on his true essence...
  9. Iroka Chinedu

    Business Food security: NIRSAL, Syngenta collaborate to boost yield by 80% - The Sun

    The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc and Syngenta Agrochemical Company Limited, a seed production and crop protection company, at the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at boosting farmers’ yield by up to 80 per cent, in line...
  10. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics MASSOB raises alarm over 2019 elections - The Sun

    The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari into office for a second term and indeed politics in Nigeria generally are no longer of interest to them, but the actualization of Biafra. Speaking against the...
  11. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro U.S. Consular chief visits Nigeria to review consular operations - The Sun

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch would this week travel to Nigeria to review consular operations at the U.S. Consulate in Lagos. The U.S. Department of State said Risch would travel to Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia from April 15 to 21. Click here to read more
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    Politics Buhari urges Nigerians to preach love, peaceful coexistence - premium times

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday urged Nigerians to live in peace with one another for the progress of the country. The president made the call in Kaduna in a message to the 32nd Maulud celebration of prominent Tijjaniya sect cleric, late Sheik Ibrahim Nyass. Click here to read more
  13. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Ekiti 2018: APC’ll use federal, state, local powers to defeat Fayose, Fayemi boasts - premium times

    The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi , has boasted that the All Progressives Congress(APC) will deploy all the governmental advantages it has to wrest power in Ekiti from the Peoples Democratic Party come July 2018 He also threatened that once the PDP was roundly defeated...
  14. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics I won past elections without big politicians, only God raised me – Okorocha - Dailypost

    The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has on Saturday, said that the then leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, late Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu could not raise his hand as the party’s flag bearers in 2011. Okorocha said this while claiming that all the big names in Imo State never...
  15. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Bakare laments ‘the other room’ comment by Buhari, says president insulted African women - Dailypost

    The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari’s for saying his wife, Aisha belongs to the living room, kitchen and the other room. Pastor Bakare, President Buhari’s running mate during the 2011 presidential election, said the...
  16. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Nigerian military withdrawn from Taraba – Gov Ishaku raises alarm - Dailypost Ng

    The Taraba State Government on Saturday expressed shock over alleged sudden withdrawal of military contingent deployed to enforce peace and security in southern part of the state. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Gov Darius Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan-Abu...
  17. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Chibok girls: Presidency reacts to Salkida’s claim that only 15 girls alive - Dailypost Ng

    The Presidency has dismissed Ahmed Salkida’s latest information that only 15 of the remaining 113 abducted Chibokschoolgirls in captivity of Boko Haram are alive. Sakilda, a Nigerian journalist believed to be based in Dubai and self-acclaimed negotiator in the Chibok girls saga, had made this...
  18. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics PDP: Time for defectors to return - vanguard news

    When I take a graphic look and do not see some persons that were our men and women anymore in the PDP political ship, I ask, what happened? When we hear the reasons adduced by many of them who have STEPPED ASIDE from the umbrella, I cannot but say that the human attitude leaves much to be...
  19. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Adams Oshiomhole: An Avatar for APC’s Resurgence - vanguard news

    My intervention is not a confirmation of any sort that my boss, Adams Oshiomhole, whom I served as Chief of Staff from 2012 to 2016 when he was in the saddle as governor of Edo state is interested in the position of national chair of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). On...
  20. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics We’re not aware of Adeola’s gov ambition, says Ogun APC - Punch Ng

    The All Progressives Congress in Ogun State has said its member representing Lagos West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Olamilekan Adeola, had not contacted it on his governorship ambition in the state. The state Publicity Secretary of the party, Sola Lawal, said on...