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Protesting youths storm South African firms in Abuja

IRKED by the killings of Nigerians and destruction of their businesses in South Africa, aggrieved Nigerian youths, yesterday, moved to take on entities owned by South Africa in Nigeria but were blocked by armed security men.

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At the completion of Buhari’s 2nd term in 2023 no one would be able to take Nigeria back to Jonathan days – SGF

By Omeiza Ajayi THE Presidency said, yesterday, that President Muhammadu Buhari was home sick, noting, however, that he would return from his medical vacation in London anytime from now. The assurance came against the backdrop of earlier reports that said the President would return to the country, last weekend, but didn’t happen, as his doctors
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Nigeria’s unfairness to the Igbo, a ticking time bomb – Nnia Nwodo

PRESIDENT-GENERAL of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and two-time minister, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, does not want to witness another civil war in the country because of the nasty experience of the first one between 1967-1970. Consequently, he wants all sections of the country to truthfully air their grievances to enable Nigerians fashion a constitution themselves that will give rise to a true federation. Speaking for the Igbo, he said there is urgent need to address age-long maltreatment of the Igbo, which gave rise to agitation for Biafra Republic by Igbo youth, stressing that Nigeria’s unfairness to the Igbo is a ticking time bomb. He spoke to an editorial team of Vanguard in Lagos on Thursday.

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CJN SAGA: Onnoghen’s fate now with Senate, not Buhari – Presidency

THE National Judicial Council, NJC, has re-nominated Justice Walter Onnoghen for appointment as Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.

The council took the decision at an emergency meeting in Abuja, yesterday, after which it forwarded its resolution to Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, barely 24 hours after Onnoghen’s name was reportedly transmitted to the Senate by the Presidency for confirmation.

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