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I owe no apology for retiring politically exposed military officers – Ex President Obasanjo

It's only fair to share...A former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that he owed nobody apology for retiring politically exposed military officers during Nigeria’s return to democratic rule in 1999. He made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja during the public presentation of a book titled “The First Regular Combatant: Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari,” authored by Haruna Poloma. Mr. Maimalari ...

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Nigerian governor who said victims of meningitis are sinners looted $500, 000 and N500 Million to build hotel in Lagos

It's only fair to share...A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered an interim forfeiture of the sums of N500m and $500,000 said to have been looted from the Paris Club refunds made by the Federal Government in favour of the 36 states of the federation.   The sums of money, said to have been recovered from two firms, First ...

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We hold Governor Obiano responsible for 60% of those butchered and buried in mass graves – IPOB

It's only fair to share...The Indigenous People of Biafra on Tuesday said the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, lied against its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, about his claim that its leader had exonerated him (Obiano) from the killings of some pro-Biafran agitators at Nkpor, near Onitsha in 2016.   The group insisted that the governor was allegedly culpable in the death ...

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ON THE STREET WITH AFP: SHOCKING ANSWERS TO THE QUESTION “CAN A WOMAN DO ALL A MAN CAN DO?”

It's only fair to share...African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues ShareIt's only fair to share...

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ON THE STREET WITH AFP: WOW! NIGERIANS REALLY LOVE TO KISS

It's only fair to share...African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues. ShareIt's only fair to share...

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N36 Billion Theft: Ex-Jigawa governor nabbed at public event after dodging arrest since 2011

It's only fair to share...The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a wanted former governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, The Punch reports.   The former governor was arrested at the public presentation of a book titled, ‘The First Regular Combatant: Brigadier General Zakariya Maimalari,’ which was written by Haruna Poloma at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.   The ...

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Restructuring a political calculation by elites to grab power in 2019 – Agbakoba (SAN)

It's only fair to share...Prominent Igbo lawyer and former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), on Tuesday condemned the call for the country’s restructuring, describing it as a political calculation by the elite to grab power in 2019.   Rather, Agbakoba justified the demand for self-determination by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, which is ...

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Egypt Terrorist Attacks: Lawmakers extend state of emergency to another 3 months

It's only fair to share...The Egyptian parliament on Tuesday approved a three-month extension of a state of emergency due to the security challenges facing the country, official MENA news agency reported. The parliament speaker said this during a general session on Tuesday in Cairo. The speaker said that he had been informed by the prime minister of the decision of ...

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Somalia: Al-Shabaab terrorists attack Kenyan police station, destroy telecom masts

It's only fair to share...Authorities say suspected Somali Al-Shabaab militants raided a Kenyan police post in northern coastal Lamu region and destroyed communication masts in the area on Wednesday.   Lamu County Commissioner, Joseph Kanyirim, confirmed the incident, saying the militants raided a village in the region and destroyed telecommunication masts belonging to firm Safaricom, disrupting communication in the area. ...

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Lagos: Badoo cult gang crush heads of babies and their mother inside church [GRAPHIC PHOTOS]

It's only fair to share...Suspected members of Badoo cult moved from their Ikorodu base on Tuesday, attacking two churches in Owode Onirin.   Two babies and a woman were killed while the only survivor is still unconscious.   Here are photos after the attack at Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Crystal Church of Christ parish where the hoodlums smashed a big ...

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