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Nigeria to get National Guard

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The Federal Government is considering the establishment of a National Guard to address emerging security threats and emergencies in the country. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja‎ when the Adjutant General of the California National Guard, U.S, paid him a courtesy visit. ‎ The minister however stressed that a lot of consultations would be done before any decision is taken in that regard. He recalled that several years ago‎, the government had planned the establishment of a National Guard, but the idea did not come to fruition due to a number of challenges. Mr. Dambazau explained that the National Guard would help to fill the gap between the operations of the Military and the Nigerian Police in tackling security challenges and emergencies. ‎ He said the military was becoming increasingly involved in dealing with some security threats in the country which is outside their constitutional mandate while the police might be overstretc…

Africa's Richest Man; Dangote drives himself and Doesn't Own a House

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Aliko Dangote,
Nigerian businessman and richest man in Africa, says his refinery which is under construction will be completed in the last quarter of 2017. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, the chief executive officer of Dangote Group shared his business ideals and the next step for his business empire. Here are 10 key topics he touched on. REFINERY IN 2017 Dangote says his refinery, which would refine 650,000 barrels a day, would be among the largest in the world. “We didn’t really realize that we were going to need almost 70 million cubic meters of sand. But we are catching up, and I’m sure we’ll be able to deliver it by the last quarter of 2017. “We have actually never failed in delivering any project. We always deliver our projects on time and at cost. If we hadn’t delivered our projects on time, that would be something. We will definitely deliver, by the grace of God.” LIFETIME PROJECT To Dangote, the refinery is his lifetime project and he is backing it up with hi…

7 Immune System Boosters

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Feeding the body with some foods will keep your body and immune system strong – the body will be resistant to some diseases (of course not all). There are also foods out there that are capable of healing flu or a mild form of cold. It is not difficult- when keeping the body healthy becomes a top priority, going to the grocery should not be a big deal. Citrus Fruits Many people find themselves in the succor of Vitamin C especially the whites when they catch a cold. This is because it helps to build up the immune system. Vitamin C is believed to increase the number of white blood cells. Daily Vitamin C is essential for good health. It is easy to add a squeeze of this Vitamin to any meal plan. Citrus is the key to fighting infections and diseases. Examples of citrus fruits include grapefruit, oranges, tangerines, lemons, limes. Red Bell peppers Commonly known to Nigerians as tatase, gram red bell peppers contain two times vitamin C as citrus. They are also a rich source of beta caroten…

BREAKING: Buhari Returns Today - Presidency

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is returning to the country today, after receiving medical attention in London. The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then. President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017, according to Femi Adesina, the President’s media adviser. Adesina said Buhari thanked all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge in January this year.

5th RC Selected Candidates for interview In Police Academy 2017

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Results of the selection examination conducted on the 8th of Jully 2015 for Course 5 of the Nigerian Police Academy, Wudii, Kano State, has been released. Candidates who applied and sat for the examinations are advised to check Daily Sun Newspaper of August 14th 2017 to see if they are successful and hence get prepared to face the Selection Board. This was contained in a statement release by The Registrar Mohammed Ghali Usman psc, FCAI Academy Registrar

EDO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SPEAKER IMPEACHED

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The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Honourable Justin Okonoboh, has been impeached. Honourable Okonoboh was impeached by lawmakers at the Assembly on Monday in Benin City, the Edo State capital. YOu will recall that Justin took over from Advie who stepped down about 1 year ago on July 25 2016. It is however not clear why the house suddenly turned on him today. Hounourable Kabiru Ajoto has been elected as the new Speaker. More Details coming soon

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide

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Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us the singer hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in L.A. County. His body was discovered Thursday just before 9 AM. Chester was married with 6 children from 2 wives. The singer struggled with drugs and alcohol for years. He had said in the past he had considered committing suicide because he had been abused as a child by an older male. Chester was very close with Chris Cornell, who himself committed suicide by hanging in May. Today would have been Cornell's 53rd birthday. Chester wrote an open letter to Chris on the day of Chris' suicide. Cornell's wife, Vicky, tweeted out a message following the news of Chester's death, saying, "Just when I thought my heart couldn't break any more ... I love you T." The band has had a string of hits over the years, including "Faint," "In the End" and "Crawling."…

Former DSS State Director and Channels TV Security Analyst Mike Ejiofor Kidnapped in Kogi State

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News flash  just coming in indicates that a Former DSS State Director and Channels TV Security Analyst, Mike Ejiofor has been kidnapped in Kogi State. 
Ejiofor was a  former State Director in-charge of Akwa-Ibom State before retirement  
More Details will soon be made available as soon as it is available!

Photographs of Cass recovered from former NNPC GMD in underground house

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See photographs of dollars recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)  Mr. Andrew Yakubu's underground bunker at his home in Kaduna.

Tinubu, Akande Visit President Buhari In London

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The president announced this on his official Twitter handle with a photograph showing the trio accompanying his tweet.The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, and the former interim APC chairman, Bisi Akande, visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London on Thursday.The president announced this on his official Twitter handle with a photograph showing the trio accompanying his tweet.Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, currently serving as acting president, earlier this week confirmed that he spoke with Mr. Buhari, saying that the president was "hale and hearty." Senate President Bukola Saraki also spoke to the president in a phone call

Naira Appreciates To N498/$ As Reserves Hit $28.3bn

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Having depreciated in value to N500 to the dollar at the parallel market, the value of the naira appreciated to N498 to the dollar, the value it had been trading for weeks or weeks, even as external reserves rose to $28.28 billion the highest in the year highest in a year.The naira however remained stable at N305.25 to the dollar at the interbank market, on the website of the Association of Bureau de Change Operators; the naira was quoted at N315.38 to the dollar.Demand for the greenback grew and the Central Bank of Nigeria rationed dollar supply, having sold $660 million in 3- and 5- month currency forwards at an auction aimed at clearing a backlog of dollar demand. Traders however said the dollar sale was not enough to satisfy the market.Data on the website of the apex bank showed that the nation’s external reserves has risen by 7.89 per cent since the beginning of the year.Traders said while the apex bank has been selling dollars on the official market to support the naira, dollar …

Power Failure Disrupts Screening of Ambassadorial Nominees in Senate

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Power failure had momentarily disrupted the ongoing screening of non-career ambassadorial nominees by the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs.The committee is currently on the seventh nominee – Baba Ahmed Jidda from Borno state – went the light went off at about 12.13pm, a situation which forced the committee to halt proceedings for about five minutes.But power could not be restored immediately and the committee is going on with the screening of Jidda in darkness.

Photographs of the Money Gov. Wike used to Bribe INEC officials during Rivers Rerun

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The Nigerian Police Force has displayed monies recovered from INEC officials said to have been given to them by Governor Nyesom Wike for them to influence the Results of the 2016 Rivers Rerun Elections

MISSING KIDS IN KAFANCHAN SOUTHERN KADUNA

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As shared by Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP EBONG EYIBIO, who is the Area Commander of Kafanchan, Southern Kaduna, Kaduna State:THESE CHILDREN, SUCCESS JOSEPH 7YRS & GODWIN JOSEPH 5YRS, ARE SAID TO HAVE DISAPPEARED ON THEIR WAY TO SCHOOL, ST MARY PRIMARY SCHOOL, KAFANCHAN. IF SEEN REPORT TO THE NEARBY POLICE STATION PLEASE.https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=687690738077703&id=100005103498286

Police Raid PREMIUM TIMES Head Office; Arrest Publisher Journalist

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The Nigeria police have raided PREMIUM TIMES head office in Abuja, and arrested the newspaper’s publisher.The publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, was arrested alongside the paper’s judiciary correspondent, Evelyn Okakwu.Plain-clothed officers conducted a search at the office shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday and said they were acting on a complaint filed by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai.The arrests came days after PREMIUM TIMES turned down the army’s demand to retract news stories about the Nigerian Army and its operations.The paper’s Editor-in-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, condemned the raid.“They should stop deluding themselves that they can muzzle the press and intimidate PREMIUM TIMES,” said Mr. Mojeed. “They should know that our loyalty lies with our readers and the Nigerian people who have a right to know.”He said the paper would continue “to discharge its responsibilities in line with global best practices, social responsibility, and patriotism, even at great risk to our personal libert…

Manchester United Named World's Leading Revenue - Generating Club

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Manchester United generated the most revenue of any football club in the world last season, according to a report published by Deloitte.United dethrone Real Madrid – who held top spot for 11 years – after accumulating a record revenue of 689m euros (£515m) during the 2015-16 term.The Premier League club saw commercial revenue grow by 100m euros (£71m).Combined revenue for the top 20 clubs during the 2015-16 season grew 12% to 7.4bn euros (£6.41bn) – a new record.It is the first time Manchester United have topped the annual Deloitte Football Money League since the 2003-04 season.Real drop down to third, behind Spanish rivals Barcelona, who remain in second spot.German giants Bayern Munich move up a position to fourth and Manchester City also climb a spot to fifth – having generated 524.9 euros (£392.6m) – up from 463.5 euros (£352.6m) during the previous season.It is the first time they have reached the top five of the annual list.Eight Premier League clubs make the top 20, with revenu…