Release Kanu, Other Biafra Activists, Says Peter Obi

[This Day] Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained Biafra activists.

[This Day] Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained Biafra activists.

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Presidency Writes Senate, Nominates 27 As INEC Resident Electoral Commissioners

[This Day] Abuja -The presidency has written to Senate President Bukola Saraki, seeking the screening and confirmation of 27 nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in line with Sectio…

[This Day] Abuja -The presidency has written to Senate President Bukola Saraki, seeking the screening and confirmation of 27 nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in line with Section 14 (3) of the third schedule of the 1999 Constitution.

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Unions Picket Arik Air, Accuse Management of Insensitivity

[This Day] In keeping with their threat, aviation sector unions comprising of United Labour Congress (ULC), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and National Association…

[This Day] In keeping with their threat, aviation sector unions comprising of United Labour Congress (ULC), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) yesterday picketed Arik Air and grounded the airline's operations.

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Hela Clothing Officially Opens First Lingerie Facility in Kenya

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A lingerie factory worth Sh618 million is officially being opened this morning by the Cabinet Secretary of Industry, Trade, and Investment Adan Mohamed at EPZ Athi River.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A lingerie factory worth Sh618 million is officially being opened this morning by the Cabinet Secretary of Industry, Trade, and Investment Adan Mohamed at EPZ Athi River.

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Another Batch of Stranded Nigerians Deported From Libya

[This Day] Another batch of Nigerians, numbering about 155 on Thursday arrived Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos from Libya after unsuccessful attempts to cross to Europe.

[This Day] Another batch of Nigerians, numbering about 155 on Thursday arrived Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos from Libya after unsuccessful attempts to cross to Europe.

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Cynthia Osokogu’s Killers Get Death Penalty

[This Day] A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday ordered the hanging of Okwumo Nwabufo and Olisaeloka Ezike who were charged with the murder of a post-graduate student of Nasarawa State University, Ms. Cynthia Osokogu.

[This Day] A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday ordered the hanging of Okwumo Nwabufo and Olisaeloka Ezike who were charged with the murder of a post-graduate student of Nasarawa State University, Ms. Cynthia Osokogu.

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Senate Rejects Two Non-Career Ambassadorial Nominees

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate on Thursday rejected the nomination of 82-year-old Justice Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor from Imo State as a non-career ambassador over his refusal to respond appropriately to questions posed to him by the committee members.

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate on Thursday rejected the nomination of 82-year-old Justice Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor from Imo State as a non-career ambassador over his refusal to respond appropriately to questions posed to him by the committee members.

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