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Turkey Accuses U.S. Of Turning Blind Eye To Saudi Killing Of Khashoggi

Turkey Accuses U.S. Of Turning Blind Eye To Saudi Killing Of Khashoggi

Turkey has accused the United States of trying to turn a blind eye to the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul. Numan Kurtulmus, the Deputy Chairman of President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party, made…

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Two Reps Defects From APC

Two Reps Defects From APC

Two House of Representatives members from the ruling All Progressives Congress, Kolawole Babatunde and Mukaila Kazeem, Wednesday dumped the party. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, read letters from the lawmakers announcing their resignations from…

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Handshake Across History?

Handshake Across History?

By Professor Wole Soyinka Let us begin with some collective introspection. I have become increasingly convinced that, between leadership and the led, there is only a very thin dividing line, often nearly indistinguishable. There is…

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Don’t Vote For Thieves, Hooligans In 2019 – Obasanjo Warns Nigerians

Don’t Vote For Thieves, Hooligans In 2019 – Obasanjo Warns Nigerians

By Augustine Akhilomen Ahead of the 2019 general elections, former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has admonished Nigerians never to cast their votes for ‘thieves’ and ‘hooligans’ that have nothing to offer the country. Obasanjo stated this…

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Woman Gets N50,000 Bail For Making Noise In Court

Woman Gets N50,000 Bail For Making Noise In Court

A Sokoto Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday admitted a 37-year-old woman, Aisha Mohammed, to bail in the sum of N50,000, after she was arraigned for making a noise while a Chief Magistrate was sitting. The…

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Buhari Murdered Nigeria’s Economy – Jonathan

Buhari Murdered Nigeria’s Economy – Jonathan

By Augustine Akhilomen Former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has criticised the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for putting the Nigeria’s economy to a total darkness since his assumption of office in 2015. Jonathan, who lost…

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2019: Hamzat Will Be Loyal, Dependable Deputy Governor – Sanwo-Olu

2019: Hamzat Will Be Loyal, Dependable Deputy Governor – Sanwo-Olu

By Augustine Akhilomen All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, believes his running mate, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, possesses all the necessary qualities to excel as his deputy governor. Sanwo-Olu made this…

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Chioma Serenades Davido On 26th Birthday

Chioma Serenades Davido On 26th Birthday

Chioma, the smashing girlfriend of Nigerian Afro-Pop star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, who clocked 26 today, November 21, has taken to her Instagram page to serenade the waive-making ‘E ma dami duro’ crooner. Chioma, popularly known…

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Just In: Security Operatives Takes Over Akwa Ibom House Of Assembly

Just In: Security Operatives Takes Over Akwa Ibom House Of Assembly

Report reaching Thepledge has it that security operatives that consists of the Police, Army and Civil Defence have taken over the premises of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly. A source revealed that some members…

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Amina Mohammed, Three Other Nigerians Make BBC ‘100 Women’ List

Amina Mohammed, Three Other Nigerians Make BBC ‘100 Women’ List

Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General and three other Nigerian women made the 2018 BBC ‘100 women’ list. She appeared alongside social entrepreneur/activist, Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin, lawyer, Bola Tinubu and award-winning blogger and author, Chidera Eggerue.…

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