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Fighting Corruption While Daughter Attends £26,000-A-Year School, UK Tabloid Messes Buhari Up

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, May 10, travel to London to participate in the international Anti-Corruption Summit where he is expected to play "a prominent part", according to his spokesman Femi Adesina, but in the United Kingdom, a...

Cameroon Launches Massive Offensive Against Boko Haram, 7 Dead

A joint military-civilian operation left at least seven members of Boko Haram dead on Saturday evening, a report said. Cameroonian newspaper, L'Oeil du Sahel, said the seven Boko Haram members were gunned down around the village of Homeka. President Paul Biya...

Fayose Hits “Irresponsible, Barbaric, Undemocratic” EFCC, Warns Nigeria In Danger Under Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has described as "irresponsible, barbaric and undemocratic" the continued detention without trial of Mr. Warimopei Dudafa, a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and the invasion on Friday of the Abuja...

Buhari Flying Again, This Time To Seek Cooperation Against Corruption At London Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, May 10, travel to London to participate in the international Anti-Corruption Summit which will be held in the British capital on Thursday, May 12, the Presidency said in a statement on Saturday. "As an...

Lekan Beats Wife To Death In Lagos, Now On The Run

The Nigerian social media space is flooded with a shocking report of another woman beaten to death by her husband after a domestic squabble. TheSimonAtebaNews has not established contact with the family, but reports said Ronke Shonde was beaten to...

List Of 100 Young Nigerians To participate In the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria has recognised 100 young Nigerians selected to participate in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship programme of the President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and a key component of...

War Front: Nigerian Army Gives Update, Says Boko Haram Losing Big

UPDATE ON OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE Troops of 26 and 223, Battalions, Army Headquarters Strike Group and Armed Forces Special Forces have continued offensive operations in furtherance of Operation CRACKDOWN. The troops have cleared remnants of Boko Haram in Izza and...

Money To Death: Chidiebere, Okonkwo Swallow 137 Wraps Of Cocaine, Then Fall Ill

Two Nigerian men who swallowed in total 137 wraps of cocaine have been saved from dying as a result of complications that followed, the Chairman and Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr. Muhammad Mustapha...

Blow To Buhari’s Govt As Niger Delta Avengers Hit Oil Supply Again

Even a retired Major-General from northern Nigeria who has asked security operatives to treat pipeline vandals in southern Nigeria as Boko Haram terrorists wreaking havoc in northeastern Nigeria, seems helpless. Militants calling themselves Niger Delta Avengers have stepped up...

After Months Of Avoidable Drama, Buhari Signs 2016 Budget

The drama over the 2016 budget has finally come to an end and President Muhammadu Buhari has signed it. Below is what he said after signing it. 1.     It gives me great pleasure today to sign the first full-year budget...

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