Monthly Archives: August 2015

Any Change? Read Full Text Of General Ibrahim Babangida’s Coup Speech On August 27 , 1985

Fellow Nigerians, When in December 1983, the former military leadership, headed by Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, assumed the reins of government, its accession was heralded in the history of this country. With the nation at the mercy of political misdirection and on the brink of economic collapse, a new sense of hope was created in the minds of every Nigerian. Since ...

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How Man Stabbed Lover To Death, Fled Ogun Community

There has been tension in the Oke Afa, Magboro area of Ogun State after a woman, Edeth Favour, was stabbed to death by her lover during an altercation. The man, who residents could not identify by name, has reportedly fled the area. PUNCH Metro learnt that the incident, which occurred on Tuesday, had caused panic as policemen continually raided youths ...

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MIRACULOUS: How Nigeria Defeated Angola In First Afrobasket Title Win, Qualifying For Olympics

Nigeria’s D’Tigers on Sunday night defeated Angola 74-65 to claim their first ever AfroBasket Championship title and qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men’s basketball event, TheStreetReporters.com reports. Nigeria had in the semi-final defeated Senegal Nigeria’s men’s basketball senior national team on Sunday made history in Rades, Tunisia in winning for the first time ever top spot at the ...

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Full Statement: Give Jonathan Administration Due Credit, Former Ministers Tell Buhari

We, the Ministers who served under the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, have watched with increasing alarm and concern the concerted effort by the Buhari administration and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to condemn, ridicule and undermine the efforts of that administration, in addition to impugning the integrity of its individual members. While we concede that every administration has ...

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Detained Nigerian Journalist, Simon Ateba, Cries Out From Cameroon

A Nigerian journalist, Simon Ateba, based in Nigeria, was on Friday, arrested by security agents in Cameroon where he was working on a story of Nigerian refugees from Nigeria who fled to the country. He narrated what happened on his Facebook wall: ‘I was given my phone for five minutes to make some calls. Just spent my first night in ...

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Anti-Corruption: Jonathan Developed The Single Treasury Account (TSA), No Buhari, Ex-Ministers Reveal

Contrary to impression created in the media that The Single Treasury Account (TSA), was an initiative of the President Muhammadu Buhari, ministers who served under the last administration have revealed it was former President Jonathan’s brain child to curb corruption. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had recently ordered all ministries and departments of government to ...

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