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Omeruo rejoins Chelsea, seeks to impress Sarri

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has rejoined Chelsea for pre-season ahead of the 2018/2019 Premier League season. Omeruo is seeking to impress new Blues boss, Maurizio Sarri and nail down a first-team spot at Stamford Bridge. He arrived at their Cobhams training ground on Thursday and spent the day in the gym. Omeruo who has […] Omeruo rejoins Chelsea, seeks to impress Sarri [hmp_player]

Drop vengeance, release Dasuki – Ozekhome begs Buhari

Human Rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to release the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki who has been granted bail six times by different courts. Ozekhome, in a letter to Buhari on Thursday tagged, “President Muhammadu Buhari, Please, Release Col. Sambo Dasuki in God’s Name”, insists Dasuki has […] Drop vengeance, release Dasuki – Ozekhome begs Buhari [hmp_player]

What Atiku told Gov Ishaku about his candidacy, 2019 elections

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday paid a visit to Governor Darius Ishaku, to solicit for his support ahead of the 2019 general elections. Atiku was accompanied by his campaign director general, Gbenga Daniel and other supporters from across the country. Governor Ishaku and his deputy Haruna Manu, the Speaker Abel Peter Diah, the […] What Atiku told Gov Ishaku about his candidacy, 2019 elections [hmp_player]

Buhari advises Nigerian doctors against strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to medical doctors, to avoid going on strikes, but consider other means of negotiation for better working conditions. Buhari stated this on Thursday, when he received the new executives of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He urged them to always see their profession as […] Buhari advises Nigerian doctors against strikes [hmp_player]

Reps to investigate ‘missing N8trillion’ mining revenue

The House of Representatives on Thursday, resolved to investigate alleged loss of N8 trillion from leakages and illegal mining of gold and other solid mineral resources in the country. The probe, according to the lawmakers, will be carried out by an ad hoc committee looking at irregularities in the nation’s mining sector in the last […] Reps to investigate ‘missing N8trillion’ mining revenue [hmp_player]

Start your probe now, we’re not afraid of death or incarceration – Fayose’s aide replies Fayemi

Ekiti State Government has challenged the Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, to begin his probe of the Ayodele-Fayose led government now, instead of waiting till October 16 when he will be sworn in. Governor Fayose’s Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said this his reaction to Fayemi’s threat. Olayinka, in a statement, said […] Start your probe now, we’re not afraid of death or incarceration – Fayose’s aide replies Fayemi [hmp_player]

“Leaders don’t know consequences of high positions” – Sultan decries killings in Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has lamented the persistent killings in Nigeria. Speaking at a National Stakeholders Summit on 2019 election Integrity, on Thursday, Abubakar said there was too much bloodshed, cases of thuggery, terrorism and armed banditry in the […] “Leaders don’t know consequences of high positions” – Sultan decries killings in Nigeria [hmp_player]

Boko Haram: Buratai hails troops, designates 21 Brigade Bama as special unit

Nigerian Army has designated the 21 Amoured Brigade Bama to a special brigade. This, it explained, was to further consolidate on the successes achieved by troops in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast, Nigeria. Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai stated this on Thursday during his operational visit […] Boko Haram: Buratai hails troops, designates 21 Brigade Bama as special unit [hmp_player]

Why ex-leaders attack Buhari – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, on Thursday pointed out why former leaders criticize her principal. Onochie said they were agitated because of Buhari’s “saintly” nature. Her remark follwed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s latest comment against the current government. Also, the coalition of Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan […] Why ex-leaders attack Buhari – Presidency [hmp_player]

Boko Haram dwarf reveals amount he got for each suicide bomb attack

Abubakar Kori, a dwarf, who facilitated the suicide bombing activities of Boko-Haram insurgents, said he was paid not less than N5,000 for each suicide bomb attack carried out in Maiduguri. Kori, 25, is among the 22 people arrested by the police in Borno and Yobe for their alleged involvement in suicide bombing activities carried out […] Boko Haram dwarf reveals amount he got for each suicide bomb attack [hmp_player]