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US State Dept Denies Oshiomhole’s Claim That A GEJ Minister Stole $6Bn? Ask Him To Name Minister?

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Earlier in the week, Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole made a shocking revelation that a minister during Goodluck Jonathan‘s tenure had stolen $6 Billion. However he did not name the minister, the Governor cited senior US State Department officials as the source of his information. [READ HERE]

Subsequently it was reported that Buhari had the name of the thieving minister who was definitely going to be probed by his administration. [READ HERE]

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GBAM!!! Buhari Has The Names Of Nigerian Oil Thieves! Let The Prosecution Begin!

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Lobatan!

On Monday Adams Oshiomhole revealed that he had been told by senior officials of the United States  that one single minister in the GEJ administration had looted $6 Billion in cash! [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

Now it is being reported that the United States has handed over the names of the oil thieves to President Muhammadu Buhari. This information was made known to Punch by a member of the President’s entourage.

The source said,

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Leading Monarch Ooni Of Ife Passes Away At 85

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One of Nigeria’s leading monarchs – The Ooni of Ife has died! He passed away yesterday at a hospital in the London, UK. Oba Okunade Sijuwade was 85 at the time of his passing. It is being reported that he was flown to the UK after he slumped on Thursday in his Ife home.

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Can You Guess Who The Minister In GEJ’s Administration Is Accused By Oshiomhole Of Looting $6 Billion?

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Let’s play the guessing game!

Yesterday it was revealed that one single minister under the GEJ administration looted $6 Billion in cash! The revelation was made by Edo State governor – Adams Oshiomhole during an APC governors’ forum at the state house yesterday – 27th July.

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Family Of Former Diezani Allison-Madueke Ask Nigerians To “Let Their Daughter Be” As She Battles Undisclosed Ailment In UK Hospitals

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It has been confirmed that embattled former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke is critically ill in the UK. A few months back it was reported that she was diagnosed with cancer and now family members have reached out to Nigerians to let her be while she battles for her life in a UK hospital.

A family member opened up to Leadership Newspaper about her undisclosed ailment and current fragile state. Read what they had to say after the jump,

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Reuben Abati Wants You To Know “His Phones No Longer Rings” Now That He’s Not In The Corridors Of Power

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Ex President Jonathan’s Special Adviser on Media Reuben Abati has given a rare insight in what it took for him to be one of the president’s closest aides and the man in charge of his public age. For 6 years his phone rang off the hook…now it’s an empty silence…no one calls.

Read the very interesting piece after the jump 
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President Obama Reunited With Half Sister & Family As He Touches Down In Kenya For First Presidential Visit [Photos]

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Yesterday US President Barack Obama landed in  – Kenya, his first visit as President to the country of his father. The reason for his visit to Kenya is official but largely personal for him to as he is hoping to connect with his roots.

Barack Obama was given a euphoric welcome to his father’s homeland of Kenya when Air Force One touched down last night, it was particularly touching when his half sister, Auma Obama welcomed him with a big hug on the tarmac. The president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta was also on hand to welcome Obama.

The president later sat down with about 30 of his Kenyan family for dinner, at the table the President sat beside his half sister, Auma and his step grandmother. He bonded greatly with his half sister who he first met when in his late 20s working as a campaigner in Chicago.

See more pictures after the jump

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Nigerian Man Allegedly Killed While In Custody Of South African Police.

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A 30 year old Nigerian man resident in Johannesburg, Nonso Odo was allegedly killed while in the custoduyof South African Policemen yesterday – July 23rd. According to Mr Emeka Ezinteje, Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Union in South Africa, Nonso who was a barber got into an altercation with another Nigerian at a business center in Hillbrow, Johannesburg. Ezinteje said,

After the quarrel, the fellow Nigerian stopped a police patrol team. The barber ran when he saw the patrol team. The police patrol went after the victim; 30 minutes later, the police brought back the lifeless body of the barber. Not satisfied with the police report, some members of the union went to see the corpse in hospital.

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Buhari Took His Son On Official US Trip. Presidency Explains Why…Was Anything Wrong With It?

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I had no idea President Muhammadu Buhari‘s son Yusuf accompanied him on his trip to the United States until I saw this statement from the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, explaining why Buhari took his son as part of his 33 man delegation to Washington DC.

According to the statement Buhari did nothing wrong taking Yusuf with him. Comparing it to when Bill Clinton visited Nigeria with his dughter Chelsea. He wrote,

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Buhari Is Not Here For Legalization Of Gay Marriage In Nigeria. Tells The USA “Sodomy Is Abhorrent To Nigeria”

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Now that gay marriage is legal in the United States, it comes as no surprise that the issue came up during President Buhari’s current visit to the United States. Some Nigerians  are of the opinion that Big Brother US will try to force the legalization of gay marriage on Nigeria in exchange for their help eliminating Boko Haram & economic assistance.

But PMB quickly shut down any talk of legalizing gay Marriage in Nigeria when it was raised yesterday during a joint session with the Senate and House Committees on Foreign Affairs.

According to Femi Adesina, The President’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity

The issue of gay marriage came up here yesterday. PMB was point blank. Sodomy is against the law in Nigeria, and abhorrent to our culture.

He also added via his Twitter account

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