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Man bags 10-yrs imprisonment for drug trafficking

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, on Monday, sentenced and convicted a 35-year-old Cote d’Ivoire-based Nigerian, Grou Bi Clauvis, also known as Umeme Fabian Lotachukwu to 10 years imprisonment for unlawful dealing in 1.205 kilograms of methamphetamine, a prohibited drug.

What piece of information did Asiwaju Tinubu gift President Buhari in Cote d’Ivoire?

But what precisely is that piece of information all about? Well, only President Buhari and Asiwaju Tinubu can answer the question.

FAO, Agric ministry distribute farm machinery to farmers in Ebonyi

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) on Friday distributed farm machinery to nine groups in Ebonyi.

Federal govt to sanction transport firms allegedly involved in human trafficking

The Federal Government, in collaboration with Cote d’Ivoire, have set plans in motion to cancel licences of transportation companies being used in human trafficking.

Why Igbos will vote for President Buhari in 2019 – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Igbos will massively vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 so as not to disrupt the zoning formula, a former Abia State governor and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Orji Kalu, has said.

AU, EU must team up to tacking slave trade, human trafficking in Libya – Geoffrey...

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has called for a joint declaration by the African Union and European Union on the issue of slave trade and other crimes against humanity in Libya.

Minister Geoffrey Onyeama calls for African-European joint declaration on slave trade

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has called for a joint declaration by the African Union and the European Union (EU) on the issue of slave trade and other crimes against humanity in Libya.

APC lauds federal govt’s decision to return Nigerians from Libya

The All Progressives Congress, South Africa chapter has commended the Federal Government for its decision to evacuate hundreds of Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya.

President Buhari, five other leaders meet with Faure Gnassingbe on Togo crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari and five other West African leaders have called for an immediate roadmap to pave the way for negotiations in Togo between President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema and the opposition movement.

Sierra Leone security chiefs replaced ahead of poll

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has replaced the heads of army and police in a major security sector shakeup.

World leaders agree on migrants evacuation in Libya – Emmanuel Macron

President Emmanuel Macron of France has said that nine European and African nations, along with the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and the UN, have decided to urgently evacuate African migrants trapped in Libya.

All Nigerians stranded in Libya will be brought home – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abidjan declared that all Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home and rehabilitated.

Nigerians being sold like goats in Libya – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abidjan expressed dismay that Nigerians are being sold like goats for few dollars in the ongoing modern day slavery in Libya.

VP Yemi Osinbajo meets with NAPTIP, NEMA over Nigerians stranded in Libya

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday convened a meeting of relevant agencies in Abuja to address the situation of Nigerians stranded in Libya.


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PDP covention: No victor, no vanquished – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has appealed to all those that contested and lost at the convention not to feel bad, saying there was no victor and no vanquished.

Power plants to generate additional 1,129 mega watts in 2018 – Babatunde Fashola

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Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

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Why Southwest failed to produce PDP national chairman – Senator Makarfi

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Oando to undergo forensic audit

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Donald Trump tells Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas he will move US embassy to Jerusalem

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Nigerians must retake looted public wealth – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nsukka zone, has insisted that it was high time Nigerians rose up to ensure that all of the nation’s public assets that were looted through privatisation, concessioning, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and the likes were taken back from the looters.