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Stay back and form a formidable party - APC tells defecting PDP members

John Oyegun, the national chairman of APC said today Saturday April 11th that th...

Jay-Jay Okocha wants end to coaching saga

Former Nigeria captain Jay-Jay Okocha urged the country's football authority to ...

Rapper Nelly arrested in Tennessee on drug charges

Rapper, Nelly was arrested Saturday morning April 11th on felony drug charges in...

2015 elections: Buhari vows to prosecute electoral offenders

Nigeria’s president-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to prosecute electo...

Protect us after elections – Igbo residents tell Lagos Government, security agencies

Igbo residents in Lagos State have appealed to the State government and the Comm...

Teen Activist Malala Yousafzai gets her own Asteroid

Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize-winning teenage activist, now has an asteroid ...

Psquare: Fans panic as Peter tweeted 'NowSingle&Searching'

There was panic among the fans of Peter Okoye on Friday, after he tweeted, #NowS...

Buhari, wife change Twitter accounts

Buhari, wife change Twitter accounts

Nigeria’s president-elect and his wife have changed their Tw...

Election Result: Police accuses Maku of civil unrest in Nasarawa

Election Result: Police accuses Maku of civil unrest in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has accused former Informa...

South Africa's Durban city rallies against xenophobia

South Africa's Durban city rallies against xenophobia

Thousands of people are marching in South Africa's coastal c...

Air Traffic Controllers embark on indefinite strike

Air Traffic Controllers embark on indefinite strike

National Association of Air Traffic Controllers embark on an...

Jonathan to formally hand over to Buhari May 28

Jonathan to formally hand over to Buhari May 28

President Goodluck Jonathan will formally hand over to the p...

Update: Fire guts NDIC building in Lagos

Update: Fire guts NDIC building in Lagos

Fire gutted the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Company (NDIC) bui...

Update: Girl behind kidnap of 3 Orekoya children arrested – Police

Update: Girl behind kidnap of 3 Orekoya children arrested – Police

The Lagos State, Commissioner of Police, Mr Kayde Aderanti, ...

Breaking: Enugu Assembly orders arrest of state accountant-general

Breaking: Enugu Assembly orders arrest of state accountant-general

The Enugu State House of Assembly has directed the Commissio...

Four drug traffickers excrete 171 wraps of cocaine

Four drug traffickers excrete 171 wraps of cocaine

Four drug traffickers Ejiofor Eliezer (46), Obah Francis (30...

Update: Kidnapped Orekoya boys found, back home with their parents

Update: Kidnapped Orekoya boys found, back home with their parents

The three Orekoya boys, Aderomola Orekoya, 11 months, Adedam...

Military to liberate Sambisa Forest before May 29th - NSA Dasuki

Military to liberate Sambisa Forest before May 29th - NSA Dasuki

The National Security Adviser (NSA) retired Col. Sambo Dasuk...

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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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Update: FAAN strike: Domestic flights grounded across Nigeria

A strike by air traffic controllers grounded all domestic flights in Nigeria on Thursday leaving passengers stranded at terminals across...

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Yemen Crisis Update: Saudi Arabia launches air strikes in Yemen

26-03-2015 ASIA

Yemen Crisis Update: Saudi Arabia launches air strikes in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has launched air strikes in Yemen against Shia Houthi rebels, the Saudi ambassador in the US has said. Adel al-Jubeir said Saudi Arabia acted...

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AGN Crisis: Emeka Ike was not declared President by any court - BOT

26-03-2015 Entertainment

AGN Crisis: Emeka Ike was not declared President by any court - BOT

The current crisis rocking the Actors Guild of Nigeria took a new twist Thursday when the chairman, Board of trustees of the guild Prince Ifeanyi...

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

26-03-2015 Latest news

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

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said Computer-Based Test (CBT) would be used to conduct examinations for applicants of the 2015 recruitment into the service. Mr. Chukwuemeka...

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

26-03-2015 Latest news

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

Contrary to reports that he ordered his men to kill twenty civilians in place of a policeman killed, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in...

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March 28 Polls: Gen Minimah warns politicians against violence

26-03-2015 Politics

March 28 Polls: Gen Minimah warns politicians against violence

As the nation builds up to Saturdays Presidential and national assembly elections, The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Kenneth Minimah, has issued a strong...

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Factional Executives: NLC Sets up reconciliation committee

26-03-2015 Latest news

Factional Executives: NLC Sets up reconciliation committee

The Nigeria Labour Congress has taken the first step towards solving the internal crisis in the congress on by constituting a reconciliation committee to reach...

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

26-03-2015 GENERAL

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

Indeed nothing worthwhile is ever easy! We are not going to pretend that we are already there. But certainly the foundation for the rebuilding and...

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We would vote Jonathan this Saturday - Ibinabo Fiberesima

26-03-2015 CELEBRITY

We would vote Jonathan this Saturday - Ibinabo Fiberesima

As the March 28 presidential election beckons, President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberesima has reiterated her decision to vote for the PDP...

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Premier League clubs record profit for first time in 15 years

26-03-2015 Sports

Premier League clubs record profit for first time in 15 years

Premier League clubs have recorded a combined pre-tax profit for the first time in 15 years, according to analysts at Deloitte. The combined total from all...

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International Friendly: Uganda beats Nigeria to ruin Enyeama's centenary celebration

26-03-2015 Sports

International Friendly: Uganda beats Nigeria to ruin Enyeama's centenary celebration

Nigeria were defeated 1-0 by Uganda in an international friendly in Uyo on Wednesday, as goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama earned his 100th cap. However, the 32-year-old's celebration...

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Update: Pilot locked out of cockpit before Germanwings plane crash - Report

26-03-2015 EUROPE

Update: Pilot locked out of cockpit before Germanwings plane crash - Report

Investigators trying to determine what caused the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 have made a startling discovery in an audio recording, according to a New...

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Germanwings plane crash Update: Black box 'has usable data' - French Investigators

26-03-2015 EUROPE

Germanwings plane crash Update: Black box 'has usable data' - French Investigators

French investigators say usable data has been extracted from the cockpit voice recorder of Germanwings 4U 9525 but it has so far yielded no clues...

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March 28 Poll: Buhari lacks moral right to seek Nigerians’ votes - Mrs Fayose

26-03-2015 Politics

March 28 Poll: Buhari lacks moral right to seek Nigerians’ votes - Mrs Fayose

The wife of Ekiti State governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, Wednesday said the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress lacks the moral right to be...

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Boko Haram: FG, DHQ Doubts Damasak abductions

26-03-2015 Latest news

Boko Haram: FG, DHQ Doubts Damasak abductions

Contrary to media reports suggesting the kidnapping of 500 persons in Damasak by the Boko Haram Insurgents, the federal government has debunked such media reports...

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Chibok Girls are in Gwoza - Freed Captive

26-03-2015 Latest news

Chibok Girls are in Gwoza - Freed Captive

Mrs Mbutu Papka, a freed Boko Haram captive Wednesday, allegedly claimed that the more than 200 abducted Chibok Girls of government secondary school, Chibok, Borno...

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We will liberate Gwoza by Friday - President Jonathan

26-03-2015 Latest news

We will liberate Gwoza by Friday - President Jonathan

As the battle to flush out all elements of Boko Haram continues in the North East with the liberation of more towns and villages by...

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Ekiti State:Governor Fayose suspends two over deductions from teachers' salaries

26-03-2015 Latest news

Ekiti State:Governor Fayose suspends two over deductions from teachers' salaries

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State have suspended with immediate effect the former Education Secretary in the Ido/Osi Local Government Area, Mrs. Owoseni, R.K., and...

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Editorial: Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda: the NEXIM bank example

26-03-2015 Latest news

Editorial: Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda: the NEXIM bank example

The President Goodluck Jonathan Transformation Agenda which has become a household name is intended to permeate a wide spectrum of the nation's everyday life, ranging...

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March 28 Poll: PPA adopts Jonathan as it's Presidential Candidate

26-03-2015 Politics

March 28 Poll: PPA adopts Jonathan as it's  Presidential Candidate

The Progressive Peoples Alliance, (PPA) has adopted the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole candidate for Saturday's presidential...

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Premier League: Martin Skrtel losses three game ban appeal

25-03-2015 Sports

Premier League: Martin Skrtel losses three game ban appeal

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has lost his appeal against a three-match suspension from the Football Association. The centre-back had denied a charge of violent conduct after...

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International Friendlies: Five Super Eagles players with points to proove

25-03-2015 Sports

International Friendlies: Five Super Eagles players with  points to proove

With much of the pre-discussion ahead of Nigeria 's upcoming international friendlies has focused on the head coach (or lack thereof) and the organisational concerns...

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I have same cancer gene as Angelina Jolie - Kelly Osbourne

25-03-2015 CELEBRITY

I have same cancer gene as Angelina Jolie - Kelly Osbourne

Ex fashion police host Kelly Osbourne has revealed that she has a 'cancer gene' and plans on taking the preventive surgery similar to the one...

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Yemen Crisis update:Houthi rebels capture air base near Aden

25-03-2015 ASIA

Yemen Crisis update:Houthi rebels capture air base near Aden

Houthi rebels have taken a key air base from forces loyal to Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, continuing an advance towards his stronghold of Aden. Locals...

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Update: Ukraine arrests two top officials at cabinet meeting

25-03-2015 EUROPE

Update: Ukraine arrests two top officials at cabinet meeting

Two senior Ukrainian officials have been arrested during a cabinet meeting as part of an anti-corruption crackdown, hours after a powerful regional governor was sacked. The...

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March 28 Polls: GEJ Boko Haram Victories Makes Him Competent

25-03-2015 Politics

March 28 Polls: GEJ Boko Haram Victories Makes Him Competent

In view of President Goodluck Jonathan assurance that Nigeria would soon be victorious against Boko Haram, the Nigerian Army force has recorded a string of...

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March 28: PDP on 'course' as presidential candidates of CPP, ADC Steps down for Jonathan

25-03-2015 Politics

March 28: PDP on 'course' as presidential candidates of CPP, ADC Steps down for Jonathan

As the March 28 presidential election gathers steam, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has again recorded another gain as the Presidential Candidate of the Citizens...

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Governor Rochas decieved us into protesting against President Jonathan - Imo Women

25-03-2015 Latest news

Governor Rochas decieved us into protesting against President Jonathan - Imo Women

Hundreds of Imo State women under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who yesterday staged a protest in Owerri against the visit of...

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Presidential Election: CPP adopts President Jonathan as its sole candidate

25-03-2015 Politics

Presidential Election: CPP adopts President Jonathan as its sole candidate

As the March 28 presidential election beckons, The Citizens Popular Party (CPP) has adopted president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as its candidate for Saturday's election. The position...

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Court adjourns Buhari's Eligibility Suit till April 22, 23

25-03-2015 Politics

Court adjourns Buhari's Eligibility Suit till April 22, 23

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Abuja Federal High Court Wednesday adjourned hearing in the 10 separate suits seeking to bar the APC presidential candidate Mal....

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Singer Celine Dion's husband critically sick; feeds from a tube

25-03-2015 CELEBRITY

Singer Celine Dion's husband critically sick; feeds from a tube

An emotional Celine Dion told ABC News in a new interview set to air Wednesday, March 25, that her husband Rene Angelil has to eat...

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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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