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West Africa Countries renames CFA franc, Severs Link to France

ABIDJAN – Eight West African countries Saturday agreed to change the name of their common currency to Eco and severed the CFA franc’s links to former colonial ruler France. The CFA franc was initially pegged to the French franc and has been linked to the euro for about two decades. Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory […]

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Presidency finally reveals why former FIRS Chairman Babatunde Fowler’s tenure was not renewed

The Presidency has finally revealed why the tenure of former Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, was not renewed. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Garba Shehu disclosed that Fowler tenure as FIRS Chairman was not renewed over his inability to generate enough revenue for the country. In a […]

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Father sets son, daughter ablaze over alleged witchcraft

A man, identified as Nyam Choji, has been arrested by the Plateau State Police Command for setting his son and daughter ablaze on Friday over alleged witchcraft in Shen village. DailyTrusts reports that the acting Police Public Relation Officer of the Command (PPRO), ASP Uba Gabriel, confirmed the incident and gave the names of the […]

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Police officer mercilessly brutalises his wife Over 500 Naira In Kaduna

A police officer in Kaduna state, Sgt Yusuf Bello, has been called out for beating his wife and leaving her with a black eye after they had an arguement over N500. The Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development in Kaduna State, Hafsat Bala, shared the story online this evening, promising to ensure that the […]

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Fire razes Ekiosa market in Benin – video

A tragic incident occurred today in Benin as the popular Ekiosa market was razed down by fire. Facebook user, Zion Ose who shared a video from the scene of the incident, alleged that the State’s Fire Service who were notified of the incident said they didn’t have water. He wrote; Ekiosa market, Benin, on fire. […]

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Muslim woman decorates CAN chairman’s house in Kaduna with Christmas tree

A Muslim woman, Hajia Ramatu has donated Christmas tree for the decoration of the residence of Kaduna State Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Reverend John Joseph Hayap with the aims of boosting unity, love, and togetherness Addressing journalists after decorating the house, Hajia Ramatu described the Kaduna state C.A.N chairman as a man […]

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Four taxi drivers tortured to death in Brazil ‘as revenge after gang leader’s sick mother had a ride cancelled’

A gang leader reportedly ordered the killings of four ride-sharing drivers in Brazil after his sick mother had a ride cancelled. According to reports, the four victims, aged between 23 to 48, were called to the Jardim Santo Inácio favela in Salvador before being tortured and killed. Two of the drivers worked for Uber and […]

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Police Inspector kills his colleague, Injures Superintendent before committing suicide In Abuja

Tragedy struck at the Federal Capital Territory Police command earlier today when an Inspector at the Dutse Alhaji Division, identified as John Markus ,opened fire on another officer, a Corporal, killing him on the spot. The incident occurred as Markus who was said to be on duty as a station guard fired a round of […]

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President Buhari sacks the Pius Odubu-led NNDC Board

President Buhari has ordered the recomposition of the Dr. Pius Odubu-led Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The President also validated the existence of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the commission led by Dr Joi Nunieh. The new twist at the NDDC was contained in a statement on Thursday morning by the Special Adviser on […]

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Teacher Cries Out As ABU Zaria Denies Girl Who Scored 302 In JAMB Admission For Medicine & Surgery

A teacher identified as George Onmonya Daniel has taken to his facebook page to lament the injustice carried out by the management of Ahmadu Bello University against his student identified as Goodness Thomas. According to George, his student whom he described as very intelligent was denied admission into the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University to study […]