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Sheriff Asks Court To Jail Makarfi, Fani-Kayode, Others Over Contempt

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has urged the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt, to jail the chairman of the sacked National Caretaker Committees, NCC, Senator Ahmed Makarfi and three others for one year over an alleged contempt. Three other prominent leaders of the Makarfi faction who ...

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Fidelity Bank Reiterates Support For Agric Value-Chain Funding

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – One of the country’s leading financial institutions, Fidelity Bank Plc has pledged support for ongoing efforts to strengthen Nigeria’s agricultural value-chain by providing innovative funding schemes and technical advisory services to Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, MSMEs, and commercial agribusiness projects. The bank’s Head, Agric Division, Omobola Odubanjo disclosed this in Lagos recently ...

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Stop Crediting Osinbajo With Aviation Sector Reform – Minister Tells Journalists

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has stated that the ongoing reorganisation in the aviation agencies has no connection with the visit of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos. Sirika said this in a statement issued in Abuja at the weekend by the Deputy Director, ...

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Obasanjo Reveals How He Consulted Mandela, Tutu Before Deciding To Be President

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that when pressure was being mounted on him upon release from prison to contest as president in 1999, he cleared his confusion by seeking advice from the late South African president, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He spoke on Sunday at a thanksgiving service held at ...

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Xenophobia: Destroy Your MTN SIMs, DSTV Decoders And Collect Nigerian Substitutes – CASER Spurs Nigerians

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – In what it termed a civilised response to the xenophobic killings of Nigerian immigrants in South Africa, the Citizens Advocacy for Social & Economic Rights, CASER, has called on Nigerians to destroy their MTN SIM cards, break their DSTV and GOTV decoders to pieces and burn stuffed Shoprite yellow bags. MTN, Shoprite and MultiChoice ...

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Nigeria: Military Detains Foreign Boko Haram Terrorists

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – The Nigerian army says it has tracked and detained three (3) Chadians suspected to be members of the terrorist organization, Boko Haram, belonging to the Albaranawi faction, in Gombe, Gombe State. A statement by the army said the 3 Chadians Bilal Muhammed Umar, Bashir Muhammed and Muhammed Maigari Abubakar were arrested at Arawa and ...

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FG Plans To Employ Additional 350,000 Unemployed Graduates In 2017

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – The Federal Government has revealed its plan to hire 350,000 more unemployed graduates under the N-Power Volunteer Corps in continuation of the Social Investment Programmes (SIP) of the presidency. According to the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, President Muhhamadu Buhari has ...

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Two Kidnapped Germans Regain Freedom

SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, (THEWILL) – The two Germans who were recently kidnapped in Kaduna state have regained their freedom. THEWILL gathered that the victims, German archaeologist, Prof. Peter Breunij, and his research assistant, Johannes Buringer, were released in Katari village, along the Kaduna – Abuja expressway, on Saturday by their abductors. They were released unhurt after intense pressure and ...

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Morocco Applies To Join ECOWAS

SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, (THEWILL) – Morocco, a North African country, has officially requested to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a full member. According to APA, the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation issued a statement on the plan to join the 15-member West African bloc. The kingdom of Morocco has informed Ellen Johnson ...

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Nigeria Introduces Visa-On-Arrival For Ease Of Doing Business

SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, (THEWILL) – The federal government has introduced visa-on-arrival process for high-net-worth foreign investors as part of the action plan for the ease of doing business as well as efforts to boost tourism, within the overall context of the administration’s economic diversification agenda. This was disclosed by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who said the ...

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How Can I Join APC – Fayose

SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, (THEWILL) – Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that he attended the inauguration of Rotimi Akeredolu, his Ondo state counterpart, for Yoruba unity and not for the purpose of joining the All Progressives Party (APC). Fayose, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor’s forum, in a statement issued by Idowu Adelusi, his ...

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Buhari Has Not Disappointed Me – Obasanjo

SAN FRANCISCO, February 26, (THEWILL) – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the current Nigerian leader, Muhammadu Buhari, has not disappointed him since he assumed office in 2015. While reflecting on the Buhari administration since 2015, Obasanjo, in an interview with NAN at his hilltop residence in Abeokuta, said that the president had done his best to move the country ...

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