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My daughter’s appointment is out of unbridled mischief and looks suspicious – Governor Okorocha

The appointment was not done in a good faith – Governor Rochas Okorocha Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has rejected the appointment of his second daughter, Uju Anwuka, by the Federal Government as a member of the Board of the Federal College of Education Technology, Omoku, Rivers state.   Okorocha said this in a statement issued in Owerri on ...

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It was never the plan of the Nigerian government to exterminate the Igbo – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the Federal Government to negotiate with those agitating for the creation of a Biafran republic out of the current set-up in Nigeria.   Obasanjo said this at an event, tagged ‘Memory and Nation Building: Biafra 50 years later’, which held in Abuja on Thursday.     The event was held to commemorate 50 ...

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Petroleum Industry Bill passed by Nigerian Senate

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, the long-awaited legislation that promises broad reforms to the nation’s oil and gas industry. The report on the bill, produced by the Senate joint committee on gas, petroleum (downstream) and petroleum (upstream), was presented on Thursday by Donald Alasoadura, APC-Ondo. After a clause-by-clause consideration, with few amendments, the Senate approved ...

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Egypt blocks Al Jazeera and 21 other websites

Egypt on Thursday blocked 21 websites, including Qatari news network, Al Jazeera, and Islamist-affiliated platforms, following in the footsteps of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Among those blocked since Wednesday evening is the website of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood, Ikhwan Online, according to a report in the privately-owned Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper. All websites blocked contain material that “support ...

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US is preparing to attack North Korea – founder of Geopolitical Futures George Friedman

The US is preparing to attack North Korea, according to Geopolitical Futures founder George Friedman — setting the stage for a difficult, messy war with potentially catastrophic consequences. Speaking Monday to a rapt audience at the 2017 Strategic Investment Conference in Orlando, Friedman said that while it was unlikely the US would take action before President Donald Trump returns home ...

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UK refused to cooperate with us; Manchester bombing will teach them a lesson! – Russian senator

  Manchester terror attack will teach UK ‘a lesson for not co-operating with Russian intelligence A Russian politician has said that the Manchester terror attack will teach the UK security services a “lesson” for not cooperating with Moscow and for playing political games instead.   Senior senator Viktor Ozerov, head of the Russian upper house’s defence and security committee, made ...

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South Sudan: President Kiir declares ceasefire and release of prisoners amidst suspicions

  The president of war-ravaged South Sudan declared a unilateral ceasefire on Monday and promised to release political prisoners, but with no sign of a political deal with rebels it was not clear whether a truce would take hold.   South Sudan has been mired in a civil war since 2013, when President Salva Kiir fired his deputy, Riek Machar. ...

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Justice Idris orders SSS to release Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Ifeanyi Ubah

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the State Security Services for alleged “economic sabotage”. The court directed the SSS and its director general, Lawal Daura, to release Mr. Ubah from detention if no criminal action is instituted against him ...

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Igbo marginalization by Buhari-led administration to be discussed at oncoming World Igbo Congress

Ekweremadu, Obi, Soludo, others to attend Prominent Igbo leaders are expected to converge on Enugu on Saturday to deliberate on the agitation for Biafra, among many other issues.   Acting under the aegis of the World Igbo Congress, the Igbo leaders, according to a statement by its chairman, Joe Eto, on Wednesday, said one of the issues that would be ...

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14 terrorist training camps operated by Iranian government exposed by opposition group [MUST READ]

… Iran builds new terror centers By Wes Martin | It is heartening that the Trump Administration is considering officially designating Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” (FTO). For several years, a faction of the IRGC, the Qods Force, has held this title. That its parent organization has eluded designation by the U.S. State Department ...

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