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Court orders final forfeiture of ex-CAS Adesola Amosu’s N2.7 billion to federal government

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Wednesday ordered the final forfeiture of N2.7 billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Nigeria targets 5,760 tonnes of yam export

Nigeria is targeting the exportation of more than 5, 760 tonnes of yam to different countries in 2019.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
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Treason case stops Ugandan MP Bobi Wine’s UK travel

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, on Monday aborted his planned travel to United Kingdom (UK) to attend a parliamentary session debating the rule of law in Uganda.
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IGP Ibrahim Idris appoints new Force secretary

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant-Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Mr Taiwo Lakanu as the new Force Secretary.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: Asiwaju Tinubu can’t represent President Buhari at presidential debate

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s handover of the All Progressives Congress’ campaign to the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has asked the President not to use this as “an excuse” to be absent from the presidential debate.

BSO: PDP failed as ruling party, failing as opposition

The United Kingdom chapter of Buhari Support Organisation has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a notorious failure, having failed Nigerians for 16 years and now failing as an opposition.

Nigerian Navy appoints new spokesman

The Nigerian Navy has announced the appointment of Commodore Suleman Dahun as its new spokesman.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari’s desire to develop country beyond power acquisition

Mr Ade Omole, Convener, President Muhammadu Buhari Volunteer Group, has said that Buhari’s desire to develop the country was beyond power acquisition.

Forbes ranks Nigeria 110th best country for business

The magazine said it compiled the list by rating 161 countries on 15 factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, infrastructure, market size, political risk, quality of life, workforce, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape and investor protection.
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UN airlifts 58,000 passengers from Nigeria in 2018

The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) on Monday disclosed that it transported over 58,000 passengers by both helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft between January and November 2018 in support of humanitarian efforts in Nigeria.
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Brexit: Number of Britons seeking Irish passports up 22 per cent in 2018

The number of British citizens applying for Irish passports rose by 22 per cent in 2018, Ireland’s foreign office said on Monday, more than doubling the total of annual applications since Britain voted to leave the EU.
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UN humanitarian aircraft needs $7 million to sustain its operations

The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) said it needed 7million dollar to sustain its operations through June 2019.
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2019: APC UK announces presidential campaign committee for Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC), United Kingdom chapter, has released the names of members of its Presidential Campaign Committee for the 2019 general elections.

Report: NNPC needs $12 billion to replace dilapidated pipelines

A study carried out on the operational status of the over 5,000 kilometres of pipeline network belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) across the country, has revealed that the pipeline network would need $12 billion to be replaced or $1.1 billion to be fixed.

NIMASA to post 500 seafarer cadets for seatime training

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it will post 500 seafarer cadets to various vessels in 2019 for seatime training under the National Seafarers Development programme.
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UK: There’s high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria

The United Kingdom has said there is a high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria.
Special forces aboard the Grande Tema on Friday night

Four Nigerians detained in UK after sneaking aboard ship from Lagos

Four Nigerian men have been taken into police custody in the United Kingdom after they tried to reach the country by sneaking aboard a UK-bound ship which set off in Lagos. They were also accused of ‘threatening’ to harm the crew.

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Governor Ortom: No cattle routes in Benue

He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.
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Apple’s Tim Cook calls for privacy bill with right to delete data

Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh for burial January 23 in Abuja

Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.