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Buhari became Head of State through coup, stole $2.8m – Clark

Ahead of the Presidential and general elections slated for March 28 and April 11, Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South leader, Chief Edwin Clark claimed yesterday that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its Presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan have already won the election. Speaking yesterday at his Asokoro residence, Abuja when he

Soyinka, Okonjo-Iweala, Uranta Others Rally Support For Troops

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday, called on Nigerians to support the military in the fight against terrorism, noting that every citizen must be involved in the battle in respective of tribe and religion. The duo spoke in Lagos at an event entitled: ‘National Rally Against Terror,’ convened

Oba of Benin Indisposed, Traditional Council Suspends Public Engagements

Oba of BeninThe Benin Traditional Council has announced that the Oba of Benin is indisposed and would not be available for public engagements until further notice. This is contained in a statement by the Secretary of the Benin Traditional Council, Frank Irabor. The statement read, “It is hereby announced for the information of the general

Nigerian Troops Clear Yobe of Boko Haram Terrorists – DHQ

The Nigeria military on Monday said government troops have cleared Yobe State of Boko Haram terrorists. In a tweet Monday, the defence headquarters said Yobe, one of the three states under state of emergency due to insurgency attack in the region, was completely cleared of insurgents on Monday morning. “FLASH: Troops have this morning completed