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Month: April 2017

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May Day: Workers driving economy – Saraki

President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, has described Nigerian workers as “the life blood and driving force” of the country’s development due to their invaluable contributions. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja to mark the 2017 Workers’ Day celebration, Saraki lauded the resilience and commitment of workers in both the formal and informal sectors, describing their contributions to the economy as priceless. He said, “From the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises that contribute over 47 per cent to our Gross Domestic Product to the civil servants who are the driving force behind our government, all the way to the unregistered business owners who work to make a living for themselves and their families, every Nigerian w...
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Obasanjo warns foreign nationals against undermining Nigeria’s self reliance

A former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo has warned foreign nationals and investors doing business in Nigeria to stop undermining the nation’s self-reliance in their business dealings with Nigeria, saying that their dealings should be mutually beneficial. He was speaking in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital during an interactive session with members of the Indian Professionals Forum, where he sought more trade and economic relations with the two countries Giving an outlook of the Nigerian economy, the former president expressed optimism that Nigeria is capable of surpassing the 1% national growth, predicted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) an the World Bank if more attention is paid to agriculture sector of the nation’s economy. ”I want to say it as it is, there are som...
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99% of corruption suspects arrested by EFCC under Obasanjo were PDP members – Ribadu

Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has disclosed that during his tenure as EFCC chairman, ninety-nine per cent of those arrested over allegations of corruption were members of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Speaking on Friday in Lagos at a reception organised for former president Olusegun Obasanjo, by his close associates to celebrate his 80th birthday, he stated that Obasanjo refused to interfere with the activities of the anti-graft agency. The former presidential candidate praised Obasanjo for his leadership achievements in the country, adding that the former president contributed immensely to his personal career. “Things really happened during that period and there were a couple of difficult moments because 99 per...
Buhari is healthy enough to run for a second term – Amaechi
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Buhari is healthy enough to run for a second term – Amaechi

Minister of Transport and former Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi says President Buhari is healthy enough to run for a second term in office come 2019. Amaechi said this while responding to questions in a recent interview with Channels TV.“If you look at the president since he came to the country, you will see there is a huge improvement.He’s regaining his weight. This is a 74-year old man, he is no longer a 58 years old man. He is not 50. He is not a young man. I will advise that he should. The president is fit enough to govern and if he makes the decision to run again, if he does, I don't think there is anything wrong in supporting him"he said
VIDEO: ‘I have Nigerian blood, Eba and Egusi is the secret of my success’ – World Heavyweight Boxing champion, Anthony Joshua
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VIDEO: ‘I have Nigerian blood, Eba and Egusi is the secret of my success’ – World Heavyweight Boxing champion, Anthony Joshua

Popular Nigerian sports journalist, Oma Akatugba interviewed World Heavyweight Boxing champion, Anthony Olaseni Joshua and the boxer showed how much Nigerian he was by speaking Yoruba and declaring Eba and Egusi soup as the secret of his success.Watch video below... https://twitter.com/i/web/status/858472260830625793 You might also like:
Suspected cultists kill APC Chieftain in Rivers
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Suspected cultists kill APC Chieftain in Rivers

One Isaac Obe has been shot dead by unknown gunmen around Alaode-Eleme in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers state.According to reports, Obe who was a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in the area until his death was shot dead about 8pm last night at his resident.A source close to the community said the hoodlums stormed the area in a tinted car and shot at their target as he wanted to open his compound gate for those whom he suspected to be visitors.He said the killers of Isaac Obe shot sporadically to make way for themselves after killing their target.In the same vein, one Nna Asor has been killed and beheaded in Omudiogwa community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State.The Omudioga Youth President, Chinyere Amadi who confirmed the incident said Asor who was susp...
Reno Omokri threatens to expose how US, APC removed Jonathan (VIDEO)
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Reno Omokri threatens to expose how US, APC removed Jonathan (VIDEO)

A former special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has vowed to reveal how the United States conspired with the ruling APC to remove his former principal from office in 2015. He said this in a 10-minute video he posted on his Facebook page Saturday night. Recall that Jonathan in a book: “Against the Run of Play,” written by the Chairman of the Editorial Board of Thisday newspaper, Olusegun Adeniyi, alleged that United States President, Barack Obama connived with some world leaders, to push him out of office. Reno Omokri’s threat came a few days after Babangida Aliyu, former Niger state governor and ex-chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, gave a hint of possible US involvement in the electoral defeat of Jonathan. In the video, Omokri revealed that ...
Basketmouth’s wife blasts side chicks who are waiting for a marriage to crash so they can move in.
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Basketmouth’s wife blasts side chicks who are waiting for a marriage to crash so they can move in.

Basketmouth’s wife, Elsie is also not happy with the rate at which Celebrity marriages are crashing.. So, she’s got some words for mistresses who are eagerly waiting for a marriage to crash, so they can take over the position that isn’t theirs to start with. In a post she made on snapchet, she cursed the hell out of such ladies. She wrote: “Some daft chic be waiting for ur marriage to crash so they can move in. I don’t know who im speaking to but while your waiting, thunder and lightening will strike you dead”
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Bishop Tom Samson Wins “Best Pastor Of The Year” Award, Poses In His Limousine

Flamboyant Lagos pastor, Bishop Tom Samson of the Royal Christ Family Ministry in Ikeja, Lagos -was spotted chilling recently in his expensive hummer limousine which is said to be worth N80 million. The pastor who has been criticized heavily for his flashy lifestyle -was awarded the best Pastor of the Year in (Humanitarian and Youth Empowerment) at Nigeria Media Nite-Out.
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Accident On Third Mainland Bridge Throws Man’s Leg Inside Lagos Lagoon (Photos)

An Accident between a red Toyota and a Danfo bus on Third Mainland Bridge this morning has thrown a passenger's leg into the Lagoon.The victim, a passenger in the Danfo bus was seating in the front when the incident happened.His limb was reported to have been entangled within crash barriers on the bridge before eventually falling into the lagoon.RRS riders and monitors at the scene subsequently called for the emergency unit to help recover the missing leg.Recovery effort by the Marine Police and a team of RRS officials is in progress while the man has been moved to Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos.The vehicles have been moved by LASEMA Response Unit to avoid congestion