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IPOB Declares War on Hoodlums Enforcing Sit-at-home on Mondays
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DSS Stopped American Lawyer, Others From Visiting Kanu —Counsel

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Lead Counsel for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the Department of State Services stopped the detainee from seeing his lawyers on Thursday. Ejiofor, in a statement on Friday, said the secret police denied himself and other... read more »

Gov. Abiodun's Aide, Abidemi Rufai Reportedly Stole $350,000 From US Government
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Gov. Abiodun’s Aide, Abidemi Rufai Reportedly Stole $350,000 From US ...

Abidemi Rufai, the suspended Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, allegedly defrauded Washington State Employment Security Department using 10 different means, a court document has revealed. In the document, Rufai was said to have submitted over 100 claims to the... read more »

Mexico vs. Nigeria: Super Eagles Get US Visas
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Mexico vs. Nigeria: Super Eagles Get US Visas

The home-based Super Eagles have been granted visas by the US embassy for their high-profile friendly match against Mexico this weekend. 23 players from Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will part in the match at the Los Angeles Coliseum due to the unavailability of Gernot Rohr’s... read more »

Gov Abiodun Suspends Aide Arrested in US Over Alleged FraudGov Abiodun Suspends Aide Arrested in US Over Alleged Fraud
Gov Abiodun Suspends Aide Arrested in US...

Gov Abiodun Suspends Aide Arrested in US Over Alleged Fraud

Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun has suspended his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Special Duties, Abidemi Rufai, following his arrest in New York by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over alleged involvement in $350m unemployment benefits fraud in respect of COVID – 19 pandemic. Reacting through... read more »

Okonjo-Iweala Accepts Apology from Swiss Newspaper over ‘grandmother’ Remarks
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I Was Surprised Trump Opposed My Candidacy – Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, says she was surprised that President Donald Trump’s administration could stand in her way of leading the World Trade Organisation (WTO). At a press briefing, the new Director-General of WTO said she did not see it coming. She said... read more »

Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

U.S President Joe Biden on his first day in office issued some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies. Among the 17 executive orders and presidential... read more »

I’ve Forgiven Americans for Voting Racist Trump —Soyinka

I’ve Forgiven Americans for Voting Racist Trump —Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says he has forgiven Americans for electing former President Donald Trump whom he described as a “racist” and a “xenophobe”. Soyinka said this... read more »