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Why we have no regrets fighting civil war –Gowon

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has said his administration had no regret going into the Biafra war because it was necessary to keep Nigeria one. The ex-military dictator said this in a special interview he granted the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation, as part of activities …

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Group gives Tinubu 24 hours to reveal position on Amotekun

A Southwest Association, Save Lagos Group, has given the All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, 24 hours to reveal his position on the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’. Tinubu, who is seen as the leader of the Southwest by many, has remained silent on Amotekun which was launched …

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Mbaka at Imo gov office, performs spiritual ‘cleansing’

Catholic church priest, Revd. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, performed spiritual cleansing of the Imo State governor’s office, as Senator Hope Uzodinma assumed office on Wednesday,  The PUNCH has learnt. Security men and civil servants at the State Government House in Owerri, the state capital, told our correspondent on Friday that the priest, who …

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Trump impeachment trial begins at US Senate

100 lawmakers of the US Senate were sworn in on Thursday as jurors for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump BBC reports that Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts administered the oath to the senators. Justice Roberts asked the senators, “Do you solemnly swear that in all …

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Salary Padding Case; Charity Ukonu, Others Acquitted

The Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia has dismissed the salary padding and money laundering case filed against Mrs Charity Ukonu, Uche Udeachara and Idika Kalu by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC) for lack of evidence and diligent prosecution. The suspects were arraigned on an 11-count charge bordering …

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