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Tension In Borno: CAN kicks As Borno Plans To Demolish Churches

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There is tension in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, as the state government has intensified efforts to demolish about 25 churches and schools. The proposed demolition, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, told Vanguard might heighten insecurity challenges created by the …

IN PICTURES: Pandemonium In Ikorodu As Strange Images Appear In Mosque

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  Barely a year after a child was reportedly born with a copy of the Holy Quran in Lagos and another born with an Islamic rosary, (Tesbah) in Sagamu, Ogun State.Last Tuesday, another amazing event occurred at Owode Onirin, Ikorodu, …

2face Idibia Introduced Awards To Support Young Nigerians

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2face Idibia, is initiating the “2face Peace Awards” to promote peace and support young Nigerians involved in peace projects in their communities. Idibia revealed this while speaking to the newsmen in Lagos on September 3, 2013, Tuesday. The Nigerian Star said that …

Stranded Boko Haram Members Turn Human Eaters In Borno – Suspect

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Dozens of suspected Boko Haram militants in Magumeri forest, Borno, have turned to human eaters after being stranded for days without food or water. Magumeri forest is about 150 kilometres from Maiduguri, the state capital. Mallam Momodu Bukar, a suspected militant, …

Military Begins Search For Shekau’s Body

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  Defence Headquarters has maintained sealed lips over the claim by the Joint Task Force (JTF) that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is dead, but the military intelligence wing may have begun a search for his corpse to confirm the …

Boko Haram: JTF Claims Shekau Has Been killed

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Boko Haram: JTF claims Shekau has been killed Barely one week after the killing of the second in command to Boko Haram leader, Momodu Bama, the joint task force, operation restore order in Borno State, has again disclosed that the …

IBB Opts For Low Key 72nd Birthday Celebration

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Nigeria’s former military president Ibrahim Babangida turned 72 yesterday Saturday August 17th and opted for a low key birthday celebration. He marked the day with special prayers and celebrated with  close family members and a few business associates at his …

Mass Sack Imminent, As New Owners Takes Over PHCN

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  The sack of over 20,000 or 37 per cent of the estimated 54,000 workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) became imminent at the weekend, as the Federal Government insisted that it would hand over the company …

Ethiopian Airlines To Commence Flight To Enugu – Official

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  Ethiopian Airlines has said it is set to commence four weekly flights to Nigerian cities including Enugu, the capital of Enugu State beginning from August 24. Mr Tewolde Gebremariam, the Ethiopian airline chief executive confirmed this to newsmen in Addis …

Strike: FG, ASUU Continue Talks Today

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The Federal Government has disclosed that it will on Friday hold a meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on the ongoing strike embarked upon by university lecturers over the non- implementation of the 2009 agreement. Both parties had …

Mermaid: Police Reveals The Mystery Fish as Baby Octupus

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The story of a controversial ‘mystery fish’ which was bought by a middle aged woman, Mrs. Ramota Salawu, and the story spread fast like wide fire after the woman alleged that the fish was half human. However the Commissioner of Police in …

First Lady’s Mother Died in a Ghastly Motor Accident

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  The mother of the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience, Mrs. Iwarioba, popularly called Sisi, died yesterday in a road crash. The accident occurred at Elele in Rivers State. She was on her way to neighbouring  Bayelsa State. The …

2015 Election :There will be Bloody Revolution in Nigeria if Jonathan Wins

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A former Captain in the Biafran Army, Captain Leo Amadi has warned that Nigeria may experience another period of bloodshed if Goodluck Jonathan returns as president I 2015. Amadi while speaking to newsmen in Part Hacourt  affirmed that President Goodluck …

Photos Of Visafone Office On Fire

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Hell seemed let lose, yesterday Tuesday July 3rd at Saka Tinubu, Victoria Island, Lagos, when fire broke out at the national sales office of Visafone Communications Limited. No life was lost, recharge cards and equipment, said to be worth millions …

ASUU Commences Nationwide Strike

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Two months into a nationwide strike by polytechnic lecturers, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Monday, 1st of July 2013 began a nationwide strike over alleged Federal Government’s refusal to implement the agreement between it and the union over unpaid …

Tonto Dikeh May Face 15 Years Jail Term

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Friday said controversial Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh, risks a minimum of 15 years in jail for encouraging the consumption of hemp. Dikeh had on Friday posted photographs of a wrap of hemp and …

Mass Protest in Benin over Motorcycle Ban

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Thousands of operators of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, took to the streets of Benin City, capital of Edo State Wednesday in protest against the ban on their activities by the state government. The State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole had …

Gunmen kill man, steal 43 cows in Benue

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One person was killed and 43 cows stolen, when gunmen invaded a farm belonging to Bishop Solomon Apochi of the Catholic Diocese of Otukpo, Benue State. The incident took place on Monday at Ichama in Okpokwu Local Government Area of …

Gunmen kill 11 in renewed violence in Kaduna

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Armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen again attacked Zangang village of Atakar Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government area of Kaduna State on Tuesday, killing 11 people. Many more sustained various degrees of injuries, while others are missing, in the …