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helped free Nnamdi Kanu, I forgive IPOB ‘for they know not what they do’, Ekweremadu speaks

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Enweremadu, has confirmed a physical assault on him by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Nuremberg, Germany. The proscribed group had on Saturday shared a video on its Facebook page, Radio Biafra, showing its members attacking the senator who represents Enugu West. …

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One dead, seven injured in Lagos – Ibadan expressway accident

One person was confirmed dead while seven others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Mitsubishi Canter bus, a Toyota bus and a Bajaj motorcycle around Ogere Toll Gate on the Lagos – Ibadan expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson for the Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed …

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Nigerian govt declares August 12 and13 public holidays

The Nigerian government has declared August 12 and 13 as public holidays for the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. According to a statement on Tuesday, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the government. She congratulated Muslims on the occasion and advised Nigerians, at home …

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Army chief leading Boko Haram war throws lavish party after death of colonel, 5 others

While Nigerians mourned and the military hoisted its flag at half-mast over the killing of six Nigerian soldiers in a fierce combat with Boko Haram insurgents in mid-July, the commander overseeing the war was busy staging a lavish party to celebrate his latest promotion. Bulama Biu, the general officer commanding, …

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