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Buhari Lifts Ban on Twitter

Buhari Lifts Ban on Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the ban on Twitter, the micro-social media platform be lifted effective Thursday January 13th. The decision is coming seven months after the ban was imposed in June last year. Kashifu Abdullahi, director-general of the National Information Technical Development Agency, NITDA announced the decision of the government of Nigeria. According

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How Our Father’s Entitlements Were Stolen, Family Abandoned – Children of Late James Babalola, First Commander of Nigeria’s MOPOL Slain by Orderly 50 Years Ago

Fifty years after their patriarch was killed by a fellow police officer, the children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of James Babatunde Babalola, former commander of the Mobile Police Force, MPF have bemoaned the injustice and deprivation visited on their family by the Nigerian Police Force. Babalola, who was the first police officer to command the

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Alao-Akala Is Dead

Adebayo Alao-Akala, former governor of Oyo State is dead. Reports say he died early Tuesday morning in Ogbomoso, his home town. He was said to have participated in some meetings some hours before his demise, and was expected to travel out of the state for some other engagement. Alao-Akala was deputy governor to Rasheed Ladoja

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Shonekan Dies at 85

Ernest Shonekan, former head of Interim National Government and boardroom guru, who succeeded General Ibrahim Babangida died at the age of 85 at a private hospital in Lagos. Shonekan presided over the country in an interim capacity between August 26 and November 17, 1993 before he was forced to resign by late General Sani Ababcha.

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Soot Pollution: Wike Reads Riot Act to Council Chiefs, Threatens Traditional Rulers with Dethronement

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given marching orders to local government chairmen to stop all artisanal refining of crude oil in the state. The governor, who also deplored the insubordination of identified First Class chiefs in the state that do not attend state functions, threatened to dethrone such traditional rulers. The governor’s order and

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Edo PDP Tackles APC Over Call for State of Emergency

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State, and the major opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, are throwing verbal punches over the latter’s call for the declaration of a state of emergency in the state over security concerns and other governance issues. The APC had on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari

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