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Boko Haram Kills Five In Adamawa Village

Boko Haram jihadists have killed five people in an attack on a village in Adamawa state, a community leader and a local resident said on Friday. A group of 10 militants stormed Kaya village at about 9:00 pm in the Madagali area late on Thursday and broke into two homes, …

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Man Arrested For Raping Two Goats To Death (Photos)

A middle-aged man, identified as Mbiti Munyao in Kangundo constituency, Machakos area of Kenya was arrested for allegedly raping two goats to death. According to the area assistant Chief Mary Mulwa, Munyao was seen pulling the two goats from a bush where the animals had been tied on Saturday, January …

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I Am Not Racist – Donald Trump

United States President, Donald Trump, has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office meeting on immigration reform. He has now told journalists: …

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Three Policemen Sacked For Recklessly Shooting At Youths In Lagos

Three policemen attached to Amukoko Division by names and service numbers: 25759 Sgt. Osaseri Saturday, 35 9075 Sgt. Segun Okun, 496833 Cpl. Adekunle Oluwarotimi have been tried and dismissed from the Nigeria Police for breeching the rules of engagement to wit reckless application of firearms. The aforementioned Non Commissioned Officers(NCOs), …

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Governor Ambode Sacks Three Commissioners

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday sacked three commissioners and appointed 5 new ones. Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, via a statement on Thursday, revealed the 3 commissioners sacked as Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi, and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola. Mrs. Akinsola before she got …

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Rivers Killings: Wike Must Resign – Rotimi Amaechi

Former Rivers State Gov/ Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike to immediately resign from his office. This came after the cross over incident that occurred in omoku, Rivers State. How heavily armed men,in the early hours of Monday, fired shots on innocent worshipers …

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Okorocha Gives Imo Workers 18-Day Christmas Holiday

The executive Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has directed the civil servants in the state to go home for the Christmas holiday on Friday,December 22, 2017. They will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018. In a statement released,by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, workers …

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Court Stops El-rufai From Sacking 21,780 Kaduna Teachers

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kaduna Division, has told the Kaduna state government to halt its planned sacking of 21,780 teachers. The Kaduna government had said it would sack the teachers after they failed a competency test. But the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) dragged the state government …

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PDP Needs South-west To Succeed, Says Dickson

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The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Post-Convention Committee on Reconciliation, who is also the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has said the party will need the full support of its members in the South-West to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019. The Special Adviser …

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Pope Francis Wants The ‘lord’s Prayer’ Changed

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Pope of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has proposed to change the Lord’s Prayer that’s bedeviled him for years. While speaking to an Italian TV network Friday, the pontiff said that he opposes the phrase “lead us not into temptation” in the current translation of Our Father. In his words; …

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NUPENG Blames Cabal For Fuel Scarcity

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has attributed the ongoing scarcity of fuel across the country on a cabal in the downstream sector. The group said that tanker drivers were not on strike. NUPENG, in a release yesterday, said its members were not responsible for the …

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Nigeria Has Second Largest HIV Epidemic Worldwide

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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has reported that Nigeria purportedly has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world and has one of the highest new infection rates in sub-Saharan Africa. This is just as it said 720,000 Nigerians are on United States PEPFAR-supported HIV treatment with …

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Ondo Govt. Hands Off Payment Of WAEC Exam For Students

As from May 2018, students sitting for the West African Examination Council, WAEC exams across public institutions in Ondo state will have to pay their examination fees themselves, as the state government has stopped the payment of the fees for the students. The Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Mr. …

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ASUP Suspends Nationwide Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its nationwide strike 15 days after the industrial action began. National President of ASUP, Mr Usman Duste, announced this on Wednesday during the union’s 14th National Delegates Conference at the Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi state. He said the decision to …

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2019: ‘Buhari Should Go Home And Rest’ – Dogowa

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Senator Mas’ud El-Jibrin Dogowa, first elected Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Speaking in an interview with the Sun on Sunday, Dogowa said the inability of the president to tackle security and economic challenges facing …

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CBN To Sack Bank Directors With Bad Loans

Bank directors with non-performing loans (NPLs) are to quit or be sacked, according to a new Code of Corporate Governance approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Director, Bank Examination Department at the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Adedapo Adeleke, said the new code was instituted to address the …

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