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Why I quit PDP - Fani-Kayode

Why I quit PDP - Fani-Kayode (Video)

Former Minister in Nigeria - Femi Fani-Kayode speaks on why he quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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In what some have jokingly described as a 'belated birthday present' - having attained his 65th birthday last Sunday, the Director General of Nigeria's Department of State Services (DSS) - Mr. Lawal Musa Daura, has been sacked by Acting President more

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Presidential candidate of one of Nigeria's newly registered political parties - the All Blending Party (ABP), Archbishop Samson Benjamin, has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to support ABP's quest for a better and all-inclusive country. more

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An App that combats some of Nigeria's security challenges through Biometrics and Background Checks, has been launched. Electronic Verification Application (EVA) is an employee identification system that helps employers verify the identity of their more

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Nigeria’s newly appointed High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’ in the United Kingdom – H.E. Mr George Adesola Oguntade CFR, CON, has presented his Letter of Credentials and had audience with Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. more

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Yana Duka is one of 35 cholera patients in a provisional health facility in Muna camp. She lost her pregnancy after falling ill.

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Yana, 25, was three months pregnant when she fell sick with cholera just days ago. “I was already suffering, but then I started bleeding, and the baby is gone now,” she told UNFPA in one of the tent wards for cholera patients at a displacement camp more

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Young people aged 16 - 24 from Yola, northeast Nigeria are to benefit from a new partnership launched between the Citi Foundation and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) which will provide refugees, young people displaced within their own more

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has given a heroic burial to its late Instructor Pilot, Group Captain Adanu Gabriel Ochai, who lost his life in an air mishap involving a NAF Air Beetle aircraft last month in Kaduna. Ochai was laid to rest at the more

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Nigeria's former Attorney-General and Justice Minister - Prince Dr. Olu Onagoruwa is dead. The Prince from Odogbolu in Nigeria's Ogun State died earlier this morning, months after celebrating his 80th birthday. more

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While we must give kudos to the military and the Nigerian government for improving security in the northeast, it is safe to say the conflict is far from over. There is still some way to go. more

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Musa*, a CJTF leader based in Maiduguri, has been pleading with his government contacts to provide jobs and support to his men once they decide to leave the CJTF. “You have taught them how to use arms. You have taught them how to fight. To not help more

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As Nigerians at home and abroad mourn the death of Dipo Famakinwa - the pioneer Director-General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, (DAWN) Commission; there is a consensus among many, that his passing is a huge loss, especially to the more

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President Muhammadu Buhari will return to work on Monday according to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity - Femi Adesina. more

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The English Commercial Court has ruled against the forced sale of one of Nigeria's choice properties in London to recover a debt of $5million and a further N4.71million awarded as costs (excluding interest) arising from a dispute with an Israeli more

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With regards to the various news reports published in both the online and print media, insidiously inferring that I was indicted by Italian prosecutors for, as they put it, ‘sharing in the Loot’ of the $1.3bn OPL 245 oil block deal that involved more

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I am now forced to respond because it is clear that the EFCC is taking advantage of my silence to try me by media and to convict me in the eyes of the public on false reports. more

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully test fired another locally weaponised Alpha Jet aircraft acquired from overseas without weapon delivery capability. more

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13 Year old Nigerian-American activist - Zuriel Oduwole has been chosen by the Nigerian government to work as part of a committee seeking to promote education for girls in the northern part of the country. more

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As the world observes the sorrowful milestone of the 2nd anniversary of the kidnap of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northeast Nigeria; a UNICEF report reveals that the number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and more

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President Muhammadu Buhari has warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to desist immediately or face the same drastic action being taken against Boko Haram by the Armed Forces. more

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Parents of the Chibok girls attend a meeting with President Buhari January 14, 2016.

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Nigerian officials gave permission on Tuesday for a memorial event at a school in northeast Nigeria from where Islamist rebels abducted 276 girls two years ago with parents hoping this would remind the world their daughters are still missing. more

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