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BREAKING: President Buhari says he is ‘making good progress’, will soon return to duties

-Anietie Udobit,Abuja   President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health. This was disclosed by Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina on Tuesday. In a letter dated July 24, 2017, President

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Justice Ayotunde Phillips

57 chairmen, 376 councillors-elect get certificates of Return in Lagos

By JAMES EZEMA  The newly elected 57 chairmen-elect and 376 councillors-elect in Lagos State have obtained their certificates of return at an event which took place at the headquarters of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) at Sabo, Yaba. The Chairman of LASIEC, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, handed over the certificates to

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Southern Kaduna carnages: Any herdsman found rearing after 6:30pm will be shot – Maj. Nicholas vows

By SAMUEL PRINCE-NNAJI   Major General Rogers Nicholas, Special Task Force Commander Operation Safe Haven in charge of Zango Kataf, Jema’a, Sanga and Laura local governments in Southern Kaduna, has vowed to shoot any Fulani herdsmen rearing in the night. He made this known on Saturday at the Southern Kaduna Peace gathering (parley)

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Released Chibok girls ready for university education in September

By SAMUEL PRINCE-NNAJI   The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, on Saturday said the Chibok girls were set for academic session in September. She disclosed this at a lunch time with the released Chibok girls and their parents in Abuja. “They will be examined academically and placed appropriately, the

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Heavy Down Pour, Low Turnout Mar Lagos Council Elections As Stakeholders Commend LASIEC

By JAMES EZEMA   Stakeholders in the local council election in Lagos State local council election, which held across the state, commended the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC). After a five-year wait, Lagosians on Saturday, July 22, voted to choose leaders at the lowest tier of government. Despite an intense build-up to the

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