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Las Vegas gunman was wealthy real-estate investor, no connection with ISIS- Brother

Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He was a multimillionaire real-estate investor, recently shipped his 90-year-old mother a walker and liked to travel to Las Vegas to play high-stakes video poker. Nothing in his background suggests why he would have been on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay ...

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Nnamdi Kanu didn’t escape to UK, through Malyasia – IPOB

Alhaji Maimala Buni, National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed to  Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to enhance good governance and development.   Alhaji Buni made the appeal on Monday in an interview with newsmen in Damaturu, saying, “deliberate and unnecessary distractions were detrimental to service delivery.” The secretary urged Nigerians to support government in ...

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Bayelsa Govt applauds Singabele over CAF appointment

The Bayelsa State Government has felicitated with the immediate past Head of the State’s public service, Dr. Peter Fabuku Singabele on his recent appointment as a member of the Confederation of African Football, (CAF) Medical Committee, and the first Nigerian to be so appointed.   In a Government statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan ...

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EFCC vs Patience Jonathan: Buhari should call Magu to order

Constitutional Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Monday, maintained that President Muhammadu Buhari has the powers to call the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to order, over attempt to “humiliate” wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. He said the ex-first lady took the right step by bringing her ...

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Restructuring: President, Public Officers’ Opinion Shouldn’t Matter – Bishop Kukah

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Reverend Matthew Kukah, believes the opinion of the president and other public office holders should not determine Nigeria’s restructuring. As Nigerians call for the restructuring of the country, Bishop Kukah, however, said the leaders have the responsibility to process the demands of the people who he said were displeased with some of the ...

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NJC Begins Probe Of 15 Judges

The National Judicial Council has commenced the probe of two chief judges and 13 other judges after various allegations were levelled against them. Fifteen committees are investigating the allegations which were made in petitions sent to the NJC, a statement signed by the Council’s Director of Information, Soji Oye, for the Secretary, said. According to it, the NJC which is Chaired by ...

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Former Kaduna Governor Mukhtar Muhammad Is Dead

A former military governor of Kaduna State, Air Vice Marshal Mukhtar Muhammad (rtd), is dead. Family members of the late former governor, who hailed from Jigawa State in North-West Nigeria, confirmed his death to Channels Television on Monday.   Air Vice Marshal Mukhtar Muhammad (rtd)   According to them, Muhammad, aged 73, died on Sunday in a London hospital and ...

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Trump on Las Vegas massacre: ‘An act of pure evil’

President Donald Trump used a solemn address from the White House on Monday to call for unity in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, calling the massacre an “act of pure evil.” The gun attack on a country music festival Sunday in Las Vegas killed at least 50 people and injured more than 400 others. In ...

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Stephen Paddock named as Las Vegas gunman suspect

Stephen Paddock Police have named Stephen Paddock as the gunman who killed at least 58 people and hospitalised 515 others at a Las Vegas concert.     The 64-year-old, of Mesquite, Nevada, sprayed bullets at music-lovers as a gig by country singer Jason Aldean was ending on Sunday night, said officers.     Paddock was a retired accountant who flew ...

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Las Vegas shooting: At least 58 dead at Mandalay Bay Hotel

Suspected gunman Stephen Paddock At least 58 people have been killed and hundreds injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert. A gunman, named as 64-year-old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel towards an open-air music festival attended by 22,000. He killed himself as police stormed the room where ...

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