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President Jonathan to perform EPZ's groundbreaking March 26 - Uduaghan

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved March 26, two days to the March 28 pres...

Petroleum Minister Recounts Achievements In Oil, Gas Sector

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has said that t...

APC Radio Changi: 'NBC's confirmation has vindicated our claims' - Fani Kayode

The spokesman of the People's Democratic Party Campaign Organisation Chief Femi ...

March 28: 'Buhari's election as president would be a disaster for Africa' - Ex US Envoy Grenell

As the March 28 Presidential Election gather momentum, Richard Grenell, former s...

2015 Polls: 'I am willing to serve but not desperate' - Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan at a book launch in Abuja Friday states that althoug...

March 28 Poll: Survey rates Jonathan ahead of Buhari

An independent national opinion poll carried out around the country by a United ...

Singer, D'banj Mobilises Support For Goodluck Jonathan's Re-election In Lagos

Nigerian singer, D’Banj Joins Nigerian Youths Positively Driven(NYPD) to mobiliz...

2015 Polls: President Jonathan may win by 13% - UK firm

Kevin, Charlyn & Kimberly Associates, a UK based research and political risk...

After saying Abacha never stole, Buhari embarrassed as more Abacha Loot is Uncovered

Former military Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, who served Abacha as Executive ...

Qatar 2022: World Cup final fixed for December 18

World governing body, FIFA  has confirmed that the 2022 World Cup final in ...

Election: INEC FCT scores self high

Election: INEC FCT scores self high

The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), FCT, Prof. J...

APC Women Leader Caught With Thumb-printed Ballot Papers In Lagos (Photos)

APC Women Leader Caught With Thumb-printed Ballot Papers In Lagos (Photos)

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We've ensured water-tight security for corpers working for INEC - NYSC DG

We've ensured water-tight security for corpers working for INEC - NYSC DG

As the nation goes to the polls today, the Director-General ...

Breaking: INEC postpones elections in 11 Federal Constituencies in Jigawa

Breaking: INEC postpones elections in 11 Federal Constituencies in Jigawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has anno...

Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Recruitment: Applicants to undergo CBT Test

Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Recruitment: Applicants to undergo CBT Test

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said Computer-Based Te...

2015 Elections: I didn't order my men to kill anyone - Mbu

2015 Elections: I didn't order my men to kill anyone - Mbu

Contrary to reports that he ordered his men to kill twenty c...

Factional Executives: NLC Sets up reconciliation committee

Factional Executives: NLC Sets up reconciliation committee

The Nigeria Labour Congress has taken the first step towards...

Jonathan's Railway Transformation: Not about elections but about the next generation

Jonathan's Railway Transformation: Not about elections but about the next generation

Indeed nothing worthwhile is ever easy! We are not going to ...

Boko Haram: FG, DHQ Doubts Damasak abductions

Boko Haram: FG, DHQ Doubts Damasak abductions

Contrary to media reports suggesting the kidnapping of 500 p...

Chibok Girls are in Gwoza - Freed Captive

Chibok Girls are in Gwoza - Freed Captive

Mrs Mbutu Papka, a freed Boko Haram captive Wednesday, alleg...

We will liberate Gwoza by Friday - President Jonathan

We will liberate Gwoza by Friday - President Jonathan

As the battle to flush out all elements of Boko Haram contin...

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2015 Polls: "Don't drag us into politics" - EFCC to APC

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde Monday, berated the main opposition party, the All Progressive...

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EFCC arrests 'Yahoo Boy' over $100,000 i…

EFCC arrests 'Yahoo Boy' over $100,000 internet scam

The operatives of the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected internet fraudster, Emeofa Michael Ikechukwu,...

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EFCC declares Chinese national wanted

EFCC declares Chinese national wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared a Chinese national, Liu Zuzhi wanted for crimes bordering on conspiracy,...

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EFCC Press Release; Akwe Doma: Court ref…

EFCC Press Release; Akwe Doma: Court refuses request for transfer of Case

Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, today December 1, 2014 dismissed an application...

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EFCC arraigned 77-yr-old woman over N65m…

EFCC arraigned 77-yr-old woman over N65m fraud

A septuagenarian, Alhaja Mulikat Shonekan, was on Wednesday arraigned before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja by the operatives of the...

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EFCC Press Release: EFCC arraigns fake D…

EFCC Press Release: EFCC arraigns fake DSTV agent

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on November 17, 2014 arraigned one Tope Ajayi Samuel and his company, Sky TV...

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Court acquits Fani-Kayode on 38 money la…

Court acquits Fani-Kayode on 38 money laundering charges

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Monday, partly upheld a no-case submission by former Minister of Aviation, Femi...

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EFCC drags prisons officer to court over…

EFCC drags prisons officer to court over N83m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday arraigned one Mrs Akon Esu-Nte, an accountant with the Nigeria Prison...

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Man in EFCC net for alleged $1m fraudule…

Man in EFCC net for alleged $1m fraudulent deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended a suspected fraudster, Adekunle Balogun a.k.a Malam Salihu, for alleged fraudulent...

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EFCC arrest 40 oil subsidy suspects, rec…

EFCC arrest 40 oil subsidy suspects, recovers N5 billion

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, in Enugu on Monday, said the commission...

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Super Eagles battle Bafana Bafana in Mbombela today

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Super Eagles battle Bafana Bafana in Mbombela today

Nigeria Super Eagles prepare to take on South Africa’s Bafana Bafana this Sunday afternoon in Mbombela in the Eastern part...

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Photos from MI Abaga's brother beach wedding

18-03-2015 CELEBRITY

Younger brother of talented rapper MI Abaga, Jason Abaga, got married to his better half Jessica over the weekend, at the Atican Beach Resort in...

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Sierra Leone: President Bai Koroma sacks deputy from office

18-03-2015 AFRICA

Sierra Leone: President Bai Koroma sacks deputy from office

Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma has sacked Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana for seeking asylum in a foreign embassy, a statement from the president's office...

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Gunmen kill Foreign Tourists in Tunisia museum attack

18-03-2015 AFRICA

Gunmen kill Foreign Tourists in Tunisia museum attack

Armed men have seized hostages after opening fire at a leading museum in Tunisia's capital, leaving at least eight people dead and six wounded, including...

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Bolivia Pull Out of Eagles Friendly

18-03-2015 Sports

Bolivia Pull Out of Eagles Friendly

Bolivia have pulled out of the international friendly against the Super Eagles billed for Uyo on March 26, 2015. The Bolivian Football Federation said on its...

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Arsenal better off in Europa League - Wenger

18-03-2015 Sports

Arsenal better off in Europa League - Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that his side might be better off playing in the Europa League than the Champions League. Despite a 2-0 win at...

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PDP commends President Jonathan for reducing electricity tarrif

18-03-2015 Latest news

PDP commends President Jonathan for reducing electricity tarrif

President Goodluck Jonathan has been given a pat on the back by the ruling People's Democratic Party PDP for reducing by 50 percent the electricity...

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President Jonathan appoints Ogungbesan new FIRS Boss

18-03-2015 Latest news

President Jonathan appoints Ogungbesan new FIRS Boss

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mr. Samuel Ogungbesan as the Acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) with immediate...

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President Jonathan Swears In 8 New Ministers (full list)

18-03-2015 Latest news

President Jonathan Swears In 8 New Ministers (full list)

President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday swore in eight ministers that were recently cleared by the Senate. The newly sworn minister includes Senator Patricia Akwashiki ‎ (Nasarawa) Minister...

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2015: South West result will shock APC, Buhari - PDP

18-03-2015 Politics

2015: South West result will shock APC, Buhari - PDP

As the March 28 Presidential election approaches, The South-West chapter of the People's Democratic Party has stated that the results of the presidential poll in...

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I am a die-hard fan of President Jonathan - Okagbare

18-03-2015 Latest news

I am a die-hard fan of  President Jonathan - Okagbare

Ahead of the much awaited March 28 Presidential election, Commonwealth Gold Medalist and queen of the track Blessing Okagbare has stated that she remains a...

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Abacha Loot: Swiss Government to return $380 million to Nigeria

18-03-2015 Latest news

Abacha Loot: Swiss Government to return $380 million to Nigeria

The government of Switzerland will return to Nigeria some $380 million allegedly looted by the family of ex-military ruler Sani Abacha, an official has said. The...

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I remain president of AGN - Ibinabo Fiberisima

18-03-2015 Entertainment

I remain president of AGN - Ibinabo Fiberisima

Contrary to news making the rounds in several quaters that Ibinabo Fiberisima-Egbuka is no longer the president of the Actors Guild following a Lagos High...

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My haters are fat, ugly, unhealthy and miserable - Rukky Sanda

18-03-2015 Entertainment

My haters are fat, ugly, unhealthy and miserable - Rukky Sanda

Nollywood Actress Ruky Sanda who has been in the news recently over attacks by her critics and fans alike on her instagram handle has taken...

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Isreal Election Update: Netanyahu to form unity government 'in 2-3 weeks'

18-03-2015 World

Isreal Election Update: Netanyahu to form unity government 'in 2-3 weeks'

TEL AVIV - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes to form a new government within weeks after defying the polls to seal a clear election...

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Isreal Election Update: Netanyahu's Likud Party wins polls

18-03-2015 World

Isreal Election Update: Netanyahu's Likud Party wins polls

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud Party has won a surprise victory in Israel's election. Exit polls had forecast a dead heat but with almost all...

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Super Eagles friendlies:Ideye In, Amenike Out in 28 Man squad

18-03-2015 Sports

Super Eagles friendlies:Ideye In, Amenike Out in 28 Man squad

Ahead of the forth coming friendlies with Bolivia at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo on March 26 and Bafana Bafana on March 29,...

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UCL: Monaco deserve their place - Wenger

18-03-2015 Sports

UCL: Monaco deserve their place - Wenger

Arsene Wenger has admitted that French side AS Monaco deserved to progress to the chapions league last eight, after edging out Arsenal on away goals...

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Champions League: Valiant Arsenal crash out on away goals

18-03-2015 Sports

Champions League: Valiant Arsenal crash out on away goals

Arsenal failed to make the Champions League last eight for the fifth straight season despite beating Monaco in the second leg of their last-16 tie....

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Yemi Alade fails to perform at Berlin concert, forced to issue out apology in Dutch

18-03-2015 Entertainment

Yemi Alade fails to perform at Berlin concert, forced to issue out apology in Dutch

Fast rising singer and dancer, Yemi Alade is currently on her European tour, performing in Frankfurt, Paris, Italy and Lyon among others. The “Johnny” singer...

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Zimbabwean woman burnt alive near Pretoria

18-03-2015 AFRICA

 Zimbabwean woman burnt alive near Pretoria

A Zimbabwean woman wrongly accused of killing a young boy has been lynched by an angry mob in a shanty town near the South African...

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Russia, Korea, others train troops for final onslaught against Boko Haram

18-03-2015 Latest news

Russia, Korea, others train troops for final onslaught against Boko Haram

Foreign private security personnel from South Africa, Russia and South Korea are on ground in North East Nigeria to train Nigerian troops and are not...

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Re-election of Jonathan will ensure better days for Civil Servants - Gbenga Daniel

18-03-2015 Latest news

Re-election of Jonathan will ensure better days for Civil Servants - Gbenga Daniel

Former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has promised the people of the state, especially the civil servants better days ahead when the Peoples...

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Man gives Jonathan 1million naira to fight Boko Haram

18-03-2015 Latest news

Man gives Jonathan 1million naira to fight Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan is  presiding over a National Security Council meeting with all the security chiefs in attendance. Also attending the meeting is the chairman...

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Security council meets, Reviews military operations, elections in N'East

18-03-2015 Latest news

Security council meets, Reviews military operations, elections in N'East

With the rescheduled elections less than two weeks away, the Chief of Army Staff (CAS), Lt-Gen. Kenneth Minimah, said on Tuesday that though several towns...

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Buhari fails to apologise for jailing journalists in 1984

18-03-2015 Latest news

Buhari fails to apologise for jailing journalists in 1984

Despite his recent assertions that he is a reformed democrat ready to comply with the tenets of the Nigerian Constitution, the presidential candidate of the...

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Don't rig us out with card readers – PDP tells Jega

18-03-2015 Latest news

Don't rig us out with card readers – PDP tells Jega

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the South South region and its leadership, on Monday cautioned the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to avoid using the...

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''It will be a mistake for Messi to quit Barcelona'' – Braida

18-03-2015 Sports

''It will be a mistake for Messi to quit Barcelona'' – Braida

Barcelona’s sporting director Ariedo Braida, has hailed the quality of Lionel Messi and his popularity, which shows in the number of the club’s shirts sold....

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Jealous boyfriend stabs pregnant Silverbird staff to death

18-03-2015 Latest news

Jealous boyfriend stabs pregnant Silverbird staff to death

A staff of Silverbird, one Aishat Noble Mustapha, was at the weekend stabbed to death near her residence at Ogudu, Lagos, by her jealous boyfriend....

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FG reduces electricity tariff by over 50%

18-03-2015 Latest news

FG reduces electricity tariff by over 50%

The Federal Government has announced the reduction in electricity tariff by half. Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Sam Amadi, who made the announcement...

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Bobbi Kristina $250K 10-Carat Diamond Ring Missing After Bathtub Incident

17-03-2015 Gossip

Bobbi Kristina $250K 10-Carat Diamond Ring Missing After Bathtub Incident

A 10-carat diamond ring Whitney Houston gave her daughter is missing in the wake of Bobbi Kristina Brown's near-drowning in her bathtub, a source with...

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South Africa appoints Shakes Mashaba as new Bafana Bafana coach

26-07-2014 Sports

South Africa appoints Shakes Mashaba as new Bafana Bafana coach

South African coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba has been appointed as head coach of Bafana Bafana, the South African Football Association (Safa) announced on Saturday. "As...

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Sunday's Fashion Trends: Non-Stretch Jeans are good for you

27-07-2014 GENERAL

Sunday's Fashion Trends: Non-Stretch Jeans are good for you

Not only are non-stretch jeans good for the men but also they are good and much more comfortable for women too. As a woman, I've...

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Eid-el-Fitr: Tambuwal Urges Muslims to Reflect on Spiritual Lives

27-07-2014 Latest news

Eid-el-Fitr: Tambuwal Urges Muslims to Reflect on Spiritual Lives

Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged Muslims in the country to use the period of the Eid-el-Fitri to reflect on...

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KEFEE'S BURIAL: "Nigerian artistes disappointed me"- Daddy Showkey

27-07-2014 Entertainment

KEFEE'S BURIAL: "Nigerian artistes disappointed me"- Daddy Showkey

Daddy Showkey the self styled "ghetto soldier"could not hide his disappointment with his colleagues in the Nigeria music industry for not showing up to pay...

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Commonwealth Games: Bolt's parents wish Okagbare well

27-07-2014 OTHER SPORTS

Commonwealth Games: Bolt's parents wish Okagbare well

Nigeria's sprint queen Blessing Okagbare begins her quest to win a Commonwealth Games double today in Glasgow Scotland. And she seems to have received the...

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Commonwealth Games: Minister announces $7,000 for Gold Medalist

27-07-2014 OTHER SPORTS

Commonwealth Games: Minister announces $7,000 for Gold Medalist

The Federal Government has announced a ransom reward of $7,000 each for Gold Medalist in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Disclosing this to athletes and...

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Boko Haram clashes with Cameroonian soldiers

27-07-2014 Latest news

Boko Haram clashes with Cameroonian soldiers

Nigeria's Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, has carried out two cross-border attacks into Cameroon since Friday, killing at least four soldiers and prompting the Cameroonian...

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Body of Ebola victim cremated in Lagos

27-07-2014 Health

Body of Ebola victim cremated in Lagos

The body of the first victim of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria, who died in Lagos on Friday, has been cremated. Details of the cremation...

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Appeal Court Upholds Obiano's Election, Dismisses Ngige, Nwoye's Petitions

27-07-2014 Politics

Appeal Court Upholds Obiano's Election, Dismisses Ngige, Nwoye's Petitions

The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal Saturday upheld the judgment of Anambra Election Tribunal which upheld the election of Willie Obiano as duly...

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Bomb blast: NMA suspends strike in Kano hospital

27-07-2014 Latest news

Bomb blast: NMA suspends strike in Kano hospital

Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has exempted medical doctors working in the surgery department of the Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Kano,...

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Today's Highlights in History (July 27)

27-07-2014 Today in History

Today's Highlights in History (July 27)

Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 27,...

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National conference is Jonathan’s biggest legacy – Chief Nwosu-Iheme

27-07-2014 Latest news

National conference is Jonathan’s biggest legacy – Chief Nwosu-Iheme

Chief Uzoma Nwosu-Iheme is one of the delegates to the ongoing national conference representing Imo State in the South East zone. The geologist had a...

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Ebola: FG orders more Liberians in Calabar to Lagos for screening

27-07-2014 Health

Ebola: FG orders more Liberians in Calabar to Lagos for screening

In a bid to ensure that the Ebola virus does not spread, following the death of a Liberian national in Lagos last week, the Federal...

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Married man attempts suicide over girlfriend

27-07-2014 Latest news

Married man attempts suicide over girlfriend

Tragedy was averted Friday morning at Bay Bridge road, Yenagoa, when a 40-year-old man, Ediekan, attempted to commit suicide as a result of his failed...

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Remy's Move To Liverpool Collapses

28-07-2014 Sports

Remy's Move To Liverpool Collapses

Loic Remy's dream of playing in the champions League as suffered a set back as his imminent move to Liverpool has collapsed. Though the Merseyside...

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Take the load off it’s Monday: The prisoner

28-07-2014 GENERAL

Take the load off it’s Monday: The prisoner

A man escapes from prison where he has been for 15 years. He breaks into a house to look for money and guns, and finds...

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Again, Conference postpones resumption date to August 11

28-07-2014 Latest news

Again, Conference postpones resumption date to August 11

For the second time, the National Conference secretariat has postponed the resumption date of the delegates to conclude and sign its recommendations to August 11....

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Sallah celebration: FG calls on citizens to be security conscious

28-07-2014 Latest news

Sallah celebration: FG calls on citizens to be  security conscious

The Federal Government has urged its citizens and residents to be security conscious, as Nigerian Muslims joined other faithful around the world to celebrate this...

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Buhari’s survival saved Nigeria, says Jonathan

28-07-2014 Latest news

Buhari’s survival saved Nigeria, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has given thanks to God for not allowing Boko Haram attackers, whom he described as sons of the devil, to succeed in...

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Ebola virus: Arik Air halts flight operations into Liberia, Sierra Leone

28-07-2014 Latest news

Ebola virus: Arik Air halts flight operations into Liberia, Sierra Leone

Indigenous carrier, Arik Air, on Sunday announced the suspension of flight operations into Monrovia in Liberia and Freetown in Sierra Leone. We gathered that the...

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No deadline date for enforcement of number plates, drver's licence - FRSC

28-07-2014 Latest news

No deadline date for enforcement of number plates, drver's licence - FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has said that purported August date for the enforcement of the new number date is not true as the...

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Okagbare sets fastest heat record

28-07-2014 Sports

Okagbare sets fastest heat record

Nigeria's medal hopeful, Blessing Okagbare has qualified for the second round of the Women's 100 meters event at the ongoing Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The...

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Liverpool completes Lovren capture from Southampton

28-07-2014 Sports

Liverpool completes Lovren capture from Southampton

Southampton defender Dejan Lovren have completed his £20m move to Liverpool making him the club's fifth summer signing of the season. The 25-year-old Croatia centre-back...

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Gaza's Christians bury their first casualty

28-07-2014 World

Gaza's Christians bury their first casualty

Jalila Ayyad's widower George still had a black eye and bloodstains on his shirt as he processed ahead of her coffin, hours after the air...

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Gaza crisis: UN calls for immediate ceasefire

28-07-2014 World

Gaza crisis: UN calls for immediate ceasefire

The UN Security Council has called for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza. An emergency session backed a statement calling for a truce...

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First photos of Naeto C baby girl

28-07-2014 Entertainment

First photos of Naeto C baby girl

Music artiste Naetochukwu popularly known as Naeto C and his wife, Nicole welcomed a baby girl on Friday, 25th of July, 2014. The bouncing baby...

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BREAKING: Another bomb explosion hit Kano

28-07-2014 Latest news

BREAKING: Another bomb explosion hit Kano

Barely 24 hours after a bomb explosion killed about five people in Kano State, another explosion occurred again at about 10.00am on Monday. This information...

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Photos: How President Jonathan celebrates Eid-al-Fitr

28-07-2014 Latest news

Photos: How President Jonathan celebrates Eid-al-Fitr

Eid-al-Fitr celebrations which was held on Sunday, July 27 crown the end of the Holy month of Ramadan for Muslim faithfuls all over the world....

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Female suicide bomber hide explosives in Hijab, in failed attempt to bomb Kano University

28-07-2014 Latest news

Female suicide bomber hide explosives in Hijab, in failed attempt to bomb Kano University

The Nigeria police reported that another female suicide bomber died in an attempt to bomb, Northwest University in Kano on sunday at about around 1pm....

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Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon Vice Prime Minister

28-07-2014 AFRICA

Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon Vice Prime Minister

The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister, Amadou Ali, has been kidnapped and no fewer than three people have been killed in the attack by...

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US doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia outbreak

28-07-2014 Health

US doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia outbreak

An American doctor battling West Africa’s Ebola epidemic has himself fallen sick with the disease in Liberia, his aid agency said. Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian...

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Second attack by another female suicide bomber at Shopping Mall in Kano

28-07-2014 Latest news

Second attack by another female suicide bomber at Shopping Mall in Kano

A second attack by another female suicide bomber occured outside a shopping centre in Kano city injured at least six people after a similar blast...

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Ebola outbreak in Africa: the key questions

28-07-2014 Health

Ebola outbreak in Africa: the key questions

What is Ebola? Ebola virus disease, which used to be called Ebola haemorrhagic fever, was named after the river in the Democratic Republic of the...

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River in China mysteriously turns red overnight

28-07-2014 GENERAL

River in China mysteriously turns red overnight

A waterway in eastern China has mysteriously turned a blood red color. Residents in Zhejiang province said the river looked normal at 5 a.m. Beijing...

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New dates for Phase 2 of PVC distribution, CVR

28-07-2014 Latest news

New dates for Phase 2 of PVC distribution, CVR

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rescheduled the second phase of its programme of distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and Continuous Voter Registration...

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Police arrest Civil Defence operative for alleged arms deal

28-07-2014 Latest news

Police arrest Civil Defence operative for alleged arms deal

The police have arrested Idris Saidu, an operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Niger over alleged involvement in illegal arms...

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PDP members in U.S. to hold convention

28-07-2014 Politics

PDP members in U.S. to hold convention

The members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the United States (U.S.) will hold the party’s convention between Aug.1 and Aug. 5. According to a...

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US man killed after plane hits him

28-07-2014 World

US man killed after plane hits him

A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter seriously injured on Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed and...

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Joe Jackson celebrates 86th Birthday in Barcelona, pens open letter to Janet Jackson

28-07-2014 Entertainment

Joe Jackson celebrates 86th Birthday in Barcelona, pens open letter to Janet Jackson

Joe Jackson, the father of the late king of Pop Michael Jackson, celebrated his 86th birthday at Boujis in Barcelona, Spain. His special guest for...

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President Jonathan condemns terror attacks in Kano, Adamawa and Cameroon

28-07-2014 Latest news

President Jonathan condemns terror attacks in Kano, Adamawa and Cameroon

Following the recent attack by the Boko Haram sect in Kano, Adamawa and Cameroon, the Presidential spokesperson Reuben Abati has issued a press release informing...

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I wept the day I married Tuface – Annie Idibia

28-07-2014 Entertainment

I wept the day I married Tuface – Annie Idibia

Life couldn't be sweeter. Today, she is married to one of the biggest names in Nigerian entertainment while she is a fast growing brand in...

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Commonwealth Games: Blessing Okagbare wins gold in women's 100m

28-07-2014 OTHER SPORTS

Commonwealth Games: Blessing Okagbare wins gold in women's 100m

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare shocked Veronica Campbell-Brown, to win gold in the final of the women’s 100m at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. The sprinter finished...

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TCN set to inject $8bn to boost electricity

28-07-2014 Latest news

TCN set to inject $8bn to boost electricity

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) plans to invest $8 billion to upgrade its operations to achieve 20,000 megawatts electricity supply.The company's Executive Director, Mr Mohammed...

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Ebola: Lagos Govt identifies 59 contacts with dead Liberian victim

28-07-2014 Health

 Ebola: Lagos Govt identifies 59 contacts with dead Liberian victim

Nigerians have been advised to be calm and not panic over the reported case of Ebola Virus in Lagos State, with an assurance that no...

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Building Collapse: Agency to begin Blocks Certification

28-07-2014 Latest news

Building Collapse: Agency to begin Blocks Certification

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria says it will soon commence a certification exercise for blocks, sands and buildings material dealers to check the increasing cases...

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Gaza doctors save baby from her dead mother's womb

28-07-2014 World

Gaza doctors save baby from her dead mother's womb

When the doctors gently pulled the tiny newborn from her mother's womb in an emergency Caesarian section, the woman had already been dead for an...

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Charles Novia condemns “Dorobucci” Music Video

29-07-2014 Entertainment

Charles Novia condemns “Dorobucci” Music Video

Popular Nollywood producer and director Charles Novia who some fans have called a social critic has once again share his opinion, this time expressing his...

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Tuesday’s Health Watch: Health benefits of Eating Onion

29-07-2014 Health

Tuesday’s Health Watch: Health benefits of Eating Onion

Never mind, when you eat onion tears flow down your cheek. The health benefit you derive from eating that raw onion is more than the...

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Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader, digs in for long fight

29-07-2014 World

Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader, digs in for long fight

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country needed to be prepared for a long...

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Today's Highlight in History (July 29)

29-07-2014 Today in History

Today's Highlight in History (July 29)

Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On July 29,...

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Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

29-07-2014 Health

Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case...

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American suicide bomber in Syria

29-07-2014 World

American suicide bomber in Syria

An al-Qaida-linked group fighting in Syria has released video of the first American to carry out a suicide attack in the country's civil war, showing...

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Boko Haram kills 2 soldiers, 4 others in Adamawa

29-07-2014 Latest news

Boko Haram kills 2 soldiers, 4 others in Adamawa

Suspected Boko Haram militants attacked Adamawa, killed six people on Sunday in Garkida town of Gombi Local Government Area of the state, residents and officials...

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Windows 8 Died at Launch, Microsoft Moves on to Windows 9

29-07-2014 SCIENCE

Windows 8 Died at Launch, Microsoft Moves on to Windows 9

Microsoft attempted something different and daring with Windows 8. It introduced a whole new interface and means of interaction with your PC that was identical...

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Davido and Wizkid at war again

29-07-2014 Entertainment

Davido and Wizkid at war again

 The two musical stars, Wizkid and Davido earlier report claimed that they seem to have buried their differences and show of supremacy but recently it...

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Unknown gunmen abduct uncle of former Bayelsa governor

29-07-2014 Latest news

Unknown gunmen abduct uncle of former Bayelsa governor

Gunmen have abducted an uncle of former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, Benson Adigio-Eseni, 86. It was reported on Monday that the abduction of...

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Arsenal sign Chambers from Southampton

29-07-2014 Sports

Arsenal sign Chambers from Southampton

Arsenal have signed defender Calum Chambers from Southampton for an undisclosed fee. The London club said on Monday that the 19-year-old Chambers s signed a...

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West Bromwich Albion target Victor Moses

29-07-2014 Sports

West Bromwich Albion target Victor Moses

Victor Moses may become the third Nigerian on the books of West Bromwich Albion this season, as the midland club have made him a priority...

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Update: Desmond Elliot reacts to reports that he slept with two blood sisters

29-07-2014 Entertainment

Update: Desmond Elliot reacts to reports that he slept with two blood sisters

Famous Nollywood actor and politician, Desmond Elliot, has denied the allegation that went viral on media that he has been sleeping with two sisters put...

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Why Goodluck Jonathan is Likely to Win the 2015 Presidential Election by a Landslide By…

29-07-2014 Latest news

Why Goodluck Jonathan is Likely to Win the 2015 Presidential Election by a Landslide By Femi Aribisala

Goodluck Jonathan is currently the only presidential candidate in Nigeria. The others are nowhere to be found. I have been a student of elections for...

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Nasiru El-Rufai bereaved again, another son dies in car crash

29-07-2014 Latest news

Nasiru El-Rufai bereaved again, another son dies in car crash

Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and chieftain of Nigeria's opposition alliance, All Progressives Congress (APC), Tuesday morning lost...

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No flight restrictions to America from West Africa over Ebola yet, Says U.S.

29-07-2014 Health

No flight restrictions to America from West Africa over Ebola yet, Says U.S.

Under U.S. Law, the State Department is the agency that would suspend, or place, international flight restrictions in the event a major Trans-Atlantic outbreak of...

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Buhari's assassination attempt: Pastor Bakare offers Solution to terrorism

29-07-2014 Latest news

Buhari's assassination attempt: Pastor Bakare offers Solution to terrorism

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, on Sunday warned that terrorism in Nigeria cannot be halted unless its sources, strategies,...

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NCAA suspends Asky airline for flying Ebola virus victim into Nigeria

29-07-2014 Latest news

NCAA suspends Asky airline for flying Ebola virus victim into Nigeria

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has suspended all Asky Airline flight operations to Nigeria over the transportation of an Ebola virus victim into the...

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Update: Security forces rescue wife of Cameroon Deputy PM abducted by Boko Haram

29-07-2014 AFRICA

Update: Security forces rescue wife of Cameroon Deputy PM abducted by Boko Haram

Security Forces in Cameroun Republic have rescued the wife of the country's Deputy Prime Minister, Amadou Ali, who was abducted on Sunday by suspected members...

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UPDATE: Commonwealth Games: Nigerian gold medallist, Chika Amalaha, accused of doping, suspended

29-07-2014 Sports

UPDATE: Commonwealth Games: Nigerian gold medallist, Chika Amalaha, accused of doping, suspended

A Nigerian athlete, Chika Amalaha, on Tuesday failed a preliminary drug test at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. The 16-year-old weightlifter had on...

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China investigates ex-security chief, Zhou Yongkang

29-07-2014 ASIA

China investigates ex-security chief,  Zhou Yongkang

China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for suspected "serious disciplinary violation", state media say. The news confirms rumours about the hugely powerful...

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Dutch PM asks Ukraine to stop fighting near crash site

29-07-2014 World

Dutch PM asks Ukraine to stop fighting near crash site

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Tuesday to ask Ukrainian forces to stop fighting around the MH17 crash site, a government...

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Mikel bags British passport October

29-07-2014 Sports

Mikel bags British passport October

AfricanFootball.com can exclusively reveal that Nigeria World Cup star Mikel Obi will stay on and fight for his Chelsea future because he is due to...

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Joel Obi will stay and fight because his problems are over - agent

29-07-2014 Sports

Joel Obi will stay and fight because his problems are over - agent

Joel Obi has put behind him all his injury problems and he will fight to stay at Inter Milan where he rightly belongs, according to...

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Van Gaal not keen on engaging Mourinho in mind games

29-07-2014 Sports

Van Gaal not keen on engaging Mourinho in mind games

Louis van Gaal has said that he will not get into any mind games with Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho next season. Both managers worked together...

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Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

29-07-2014 World

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

Gaza has seen one of its heaviest nights of bombardment in three weeks, after Israel's prime minister warned of a long conflict ahead. Gaza's only...

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Jose Mourinho may sell Petr Cech as Chelsea exceed foreign player quota

29-07-2014 Sports

Jose Mourinho may sell Petr Cech as Chelsea exceed foreign player quota

Chelsea could be forced to sell Petr Cech in order to fall in line with homegrown quotas for the Premier League and Champions League. The...

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US tries to calm fears as Ebola virus spreads

29-07-2014 Health

US tries to calm fears as Ebola virus spreads

US health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly disease spreading to the US is remote. The...

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Boko Haram kills 8, Bombs Bridge in Yobe

30-07-2014 Latest news

Boko Haram kills 8, Bombs Bridge in Yobe

At least eight persons were killed and a major bridge destroyed in Yobe State when gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram attacked...

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Jonathan commiserates with El-Rufai on son’s death

30-07-2014 Latest news

Jonathan commiserates with El-Rufai on son’s death

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday commiserated with a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on the death of his son, Hamza....

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Doctor who treated more than 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone dies from the virus…

30-07-2014 AFRICA

Doctor who treated more than 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone dies from the virus

Sheik Umar Khan, the Sierra Leonean doctor hailed as a "national hero" for treating more than one hundred Ebola patients, died on monday of the...

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Presidency reacts to alleged cash gift to Chibok parents

30-07-2014 Latest news

Presidency reacts to alleged cash gift to Chibok parents

The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, says the allegation that the parents of the abducted girls from...

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Ebola Virus: Lagos Government says First Consultants acted professionally

30-07-2014 Health

Ebola Virus: Lagos Government says First Consultants acted professionally

The Lagos State Government has thrown its weight behind the First Consultant Medical Center. The Special Adviser on Public Health to the Lagos State Government,...

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Fani-Kayode back to PDP for good

30-07-2014 Politics

Fani-Kayode back to PDP for good

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode said on Tuesday in Osogbo that he has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for good. Fani-Kayode said this...

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Boko Haram bomb Mosque near Emir’s palace in Yobe

30-07-2014 Latest news

Boko Haram bomb Mosque near Emir’s palace in Yobe

Fresh reports say suspected Boko Haram insurgents have bombed a mosque in Yobe State located not far from the palace of the Emir of Potiskum....

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Wednesday's Word of the day: in·cur·sion

30-07-2014 GENERAL

Wednesday's Word of the day: in·cur·sion

Word: in·cur·sion Transcription: /ɪnˈkəːʃ(ə)n/ Part of speech: Noun

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Omawumi hints at low key 2015 wedding with lover

30-07-2014 Entertainment

Omawumi hints at low key 2015 wedding with lover

Singer, Omawumi, has revealed she may be getting married to the father of her child, Kamillah, sometime in 2015, although it would not be widely...

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Gaza conflict: Hamas vows no Israel ceasefire

30-07-2014 World

Gaza conflict: Hamas vows no Israel ceasefire

A reclusive Hamas commander has rejected suggestions the Palestinian militants are ready for a ceasefire with Israel to end violence in Gaza. In an audio...

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Stop linking FG with bomb attack on Buhari - Col Umar

30-07-2014 Latest news

Stop linking FG with bomb attack on Buhari - Col Umar

Former military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (Rtd) has told loyalists of former Military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari to stop...

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Bombing kills 43 in Gaza as UN School Hit

30-07-2014 World

Bombing kills 43 in Gaza as UN School Hit

At least 43 people have been killed in Gaza, including many at a UN school, during another night of heavy shelling, medics said. Dozens of...

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100cm man finds love, gets married and has a baby

30-07-2014 GENERAL

100cm man finds love, gets married and has a baby

Arif Ibrahim Tambe whose height is only 106 centimeters finally found his love and even started a family, in Pune, in the west of India....

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Drogba aims to end Chelsea's title wait

30-07-2014 Sports

Drogba aims to end Chelsea's title wait

An excited Didier Drogba is back at Chelsea to try to help the former European champions end a five-year wait to land the Premier League...

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Divorce: Beyonce goes house-hunting alone

30-07-2014 Entertainment

Divorce: Beyonce goes house-hunting alone

It seems like Beyonce and Jay Z's rumoured separation might be happening even sooner than expected. The singer was spotted secretly viewing a house in...

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Today's Highlights in History (July 30)

30-07-2014 Today in History

Today's Highlights in History (July 30)

Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 30,...

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NBA begs Okorocha to recall suspended members

30-07-2014 Latest news

NBA begs Okorocha to recall suspended members

The Imo State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association has called on Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, to look into the matter surrounding the suspension...

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Impeachment: I’ll appear before probe panel - Al-Makura

30-07-2014 Politics

Impeachment: I’ll appear before probe panel - Al-Makura

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, yesterday, said he would appear before the impeachment panel set up by the state House of Assembly, even...

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Police nab 11 suspected female cultists during initiation ceremony

30-07-2014 Latest news

Police nab 11 suspected female cultists during initiation ceremony

Police from the "A" Division, Asaba, Delta State, have apprehended a group of suspected cultists during an initiation ceremony at Umudaike Quarters, Off Ibusa Road,...

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NFF offer Keshi N7m-a-month contract

30-07-2014 Sports

NFF offer Keshi N7m-a-month contract

The Nigeria Football Federation has offered Stephen Keshi an improved contract of seven million naira a month (over $44,000) a top official told africanFootball.com. Keshi's...

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FG calls for trucks’ holding bay in Lagos

30-07-2014 Latest news

FG calls for trucks’ holding bay in Lagos

The Federal Government on Tuesday, urged Lagos State to build permanent holding bay for trucks and tankers to park, to ease the logjam around Apapa...

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Okorocha dismisses Impeachment Threat

30-07-2014 Latest news

Okorocha dismisses Impeachment Threat

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday debunked media reports that he was under impeachment threat by lawmakers in the state. A statement made...

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Somali woman killed for not wearing veil, relatives say

30-07-2014 AFRICA

Somali woman killed for not wearing veil, relatives say

Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say. The nomadic woman was killed outside...

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NLC begs Insurgents to embrace peace, recommit to good Governance

30-07-2014 Latest news

NLC begs Insurgents to embrace peace, recommit to good Governance

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Tuesday called on those unleashing mayhem on the country in the spirit the just concluded Eid-el-Fitri to lay down their arms...

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Breaking: Bomb explosion at Kano Poly, many feared dead

30-07-2014 Latest news

Breaking: Bomb explosion at Kano Poly, many feared dead

A female suicide bomber has blew herself up at the Central Administration building of the Kano State Polytechnic, Kano State, leaving many of the students...

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