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Daylight Rape in Lagos Streets

It was on Wednesday, March 3, 2017 that Lagos set a record on the deteriorating values Africans are known for. This day represents the worse day for some innocent secondary school ..... ...

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The Senate in Confusion as Another member dumps PDP, joins APC amid protest from colleagues

The population of the Peoples Democratic Party membership in the Senate has been further depleted with the defection of a member - Senator John Enoh....  

How Governor Tanko Almakura Has turned his People to IDPs…… While Governor Simon Lalong endears himself to his People.

Governor Tanko Almakura has been accused by Group Captain ZR ZAKKA PhD, mni for exhibiting an attitude that shows the governor has turned Nasarawa State into a personal estate.

Breaking: Federal Government abolishes HND/BSc dichotomy.

Minna, capital of Niger State, Nigeria is the location where the Council of Establishment consisting of all the Heads of Services of the 36 States of.......

Breaking: SGF Lawal Babachir and DG NIA, Ayo Oke Suspended; Oke weeps when denied access to Vice President

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the duo of Mr Lawal Babachir and Ayo Oke, both SGF and DG NIA respectively.  

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Kansas Republican caucus-goers awarded Donald Trump a bit of humility with a 25-percentage point spanking. Cruz also prevailed in Maine’s GOP caucuses, pulling in 60 delegates last night to 46 for Trump, who won in Kentucky and Louisiana and urged Marco Rubio to quit.Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders won in Kansas and Nebraska, while Hillary Clinton took a Southern prize in Louisiana, boosting her to nearly half the 2,383 delegates needed for the Democratic nomination. But the underdogs captured much-needed hope as candidates head for Tuesday’s big delegate haul in Michigan.

 

Scholars from the northern region under the auspices of Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP) yesterday said security chiefs should publicly admit their failure to overpower the Boko Haram militants and resign their appointments.

Professor Abdullahi Ashafa who spoke on their behalf at a media briefing in Kaduna said: “Insurgents are having a field day, running roughshod on citizens and taking over towns and villages in the North-east with the security operatives looking on hopelessly”.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has today, November 25, announced the devaluation of the naira, with the new exchange officially at N168 to a dollar, and no longer N155.

The CBN officials explained that the move to lower the value of the naira against the dollar was aimed at strengthening the currency in the course of the dwindling oil price.

CBN governor Godwin Emefiele also urged the government to speed up the process towards the immediate passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) pending passage for the past two years.

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Two female suicide bombers have struck a crowded market in Maiduguri the Borno state capital early this morning killing several people. 

 Eyewitness told Saharareporters that the suicide bombers detonated their explosives across from the Monday market in the metropolis this morning around 11:30 AM.

Update: At least 27 dead and 45 injured in Maiduguri market bombing.

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Renowned Nollywood actress, Stephanie Okereke-Linus has issued a statement asking the police to prosecute her brother of accused of raping a 300-level student of the University of Lagos.

 

 

 

 

Military men attached to the Special Task Force (STF) in Plateau state have reportedly opened fire on protesting students of the University of Jos on Tuesday. Some of the students were arrested and moved to the STF headquarters in Jos, Daily Trust learnt.

The Student Union Government (SUG) Public Relations Officer Longgun Dakwon told Daily Trust on phone that the shooting was carried out by military men who stormed the school premises and arrested some students.

Dakwon explained that "I narrowly escaped; the military came into our classes and shot some of us while some were arrested."

Another student, Ibrahim Musa said two students were shot adding that "I saw one shot on the leg and another in the chest."

The STF spokesman, Captain Ikedichi Iweha did not answer his call or respond to a text message put to his phone.

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A federal high court sitting in Abuja has freed Aminu Oguche, the suspected mastermind of the Nyanya bomb attack in Abuja, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported.

There is tension as multiple explosions reportedly rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on Saturday, Premium Times reports.

The General Overseer of the Kingdom of God Conscious Movement International, 65-year-old Rev Lord Ojeee, also known as Nduwusi Kanu, has been arrested for masterminding the kidnap and murder of the former Chairman of Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State, Hon. Godwin Igbo.

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday said the Federal Government, the Nigerian Armed Forces and security agencies are working very hard to ensure that the ability of Boko Haram to capture and hold any Nigerian territory is ended very soon.

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9/11 Survivor Captured In Iconic Photo Dies Of Cancer

Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. Borders' family announced her death Tuesday on Facebook. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age o...

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Africa's richest man, Nigeria's Dangote, plans to bid for Arsenal soccer club

Lagos - Africa's richest man, Nigerian Aliko Dangote, announced on Thursday that he wanted to buy English soccer team Arsenal and would make a bid "at the right time". Also read: Super Falcons to return Saturday after poor show Dangote, 58, is listed as the 67th richest person ...

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