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Yearly Archives: 2013

EFCC Arraigns Seven Oil Thieves In Benin


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday February 26, 2013, arraigned seven suspected oil thieves before Justice A. M. Liman of the Federal High Court 1, Benin City, on separate charges bordering on conspiracy and illegal dealing in Petroleum Products. The accused persons: Paul Ojo, Oduwere Edobor, Lucky Okorie, …

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Mimiko Spent N1bn For Inauguration Ceremony


The Ondo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused Governor Olusegun Mimiko of spending over N1 billion for his second term inauguration held on Sunday. The Ondo Governor’s spokesperson denied the claims. In a statement issued by the party’s Director of Publicity, Ayo Fadaka, in Akure, the PDP …

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Iranian News Censors Michelle Obama’s Oscar Gown


“It’s no surprise that some in the Middle East were not happy about the movie “Argo,” which focuses on the Iranian hostage crisis which lasted from 1979 to 1981. But this is a reaction no one was expecting. During Sunday’s Academy Award’s telecast, First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise …

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Undertaker Finally Returns To Wrestling


WRESTLING legend The Undertaker has returned to the WWE — just in time to defend his unbeaten WrestleMania Streak. The 49-year-old star, real name Mark Callaway, has been out injured since his victory over Triple H last year’s Mania. Taker’s comeback at a WWE house show in Waco, Texas, defied …

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Ticket Sales For Beyonce’s Show Cause Stampede In U.K.


If Beyoncé hasn’t even embarked on her tour and there’s already drama revolving around it, one wonders what will happen once the tour commences. A stampede broke out in the U.K. over the weekend, as fans impatiently waited to purchase tickets for the highly anticipated World Tour. Hundreds of fans …

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[Opinion] World Mother-Tongue Day and the Near Extinction of the Igbo Language!


February 21 is set aside by the United Nations Organization through its Scientific and Cultural Body (U.N.E.S.C.O) as world Mother Tongue Day. The need for its celebration is not hard to seek as a People’s Language is seen as the most essential determinant of their socio-cultural history as a people …

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[Relationships] – Mending The Broken Heart!


In our day to day interaction with our environment and by the accident of the social human beings whom we are, it is only natural that we will at certain points be bounded to one relationship or the other be it the familial, the casual which in many cases are …

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American Rapper Wale Says Wizkid Is His Favourite African Artist


Talented artist Wizkid has worked hard enough for the accolades showered on him all over the world. He’s fast becoming an international star that he deserves to be, with collaboration with international acts in the works and endorsement from more established artistes from the world over saying a lot about …

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John Terry And Rafa Benitez Fight On Training Ground


John Terry and Rafa Benitez had a training-ground bust-up yesterday in front of shocked players and staff. The Chelsea captain and interim manager clashed just before training at the club’s Cobham complex. Benitez called the players into a circle to discuss Sunday’s damaging loss to Manchester City. He expressed his …

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Notorious Dutch Prison Transformed Into Luxury Hotel


It was previously a place from which people desperately wanted to leave. As one of the Netherlands’ most feared prisons for almost 150 years, Het Arresthuis was not a place you would want to stay. But following its closure and something of a makeover, people are now paying good money …

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You Can’t Sing American Anthem Before Nigerian Anthem


The guests at the event refused for the American anthem to be sung before the Nigerian anthem. There was a mild drama on Tuesday at the 18th Annual Thisday Awards held in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as guests at the ceremony kicked against the American National Anthem being sung …

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[Confessions] – “I Am Sleeping With My Sister”


I have been having an affair with my stepsister. I know it’s wrong but we love one another so much. I am 26, she is 23. My mum married her dad 10 years ago and we got on from the moment we first met. She lived with her mum and …

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Photo: Dirty Man Forced To Shower In Public In Kenya


Drama unraveled in the market after a 41-year-old hand-cart pusher was forcefully bathed by members of the public as traders and passers-by watched. The man who is said to have gone months without a shower was washed in the full glare of the public as his wife and two sons …

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Photos: Banky Goes Bad With A Lady On Stage


It has always been believed that Banky W was a bad boy inside, until he made an open show of it with this act. Since he decided to get back to his game the story has been of the total transformation of our former cool singer. Should we call this …

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Head Of Service Of The Federation Refuses To Join Issues With Maina Over Pension Looting Allegation


Head of Service (HoS) of the Federation, Alhaji Isa B. Sali has said he would not join issues with embattled chairman of Pension Reforms Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, as it had since been dissolved and all the members returned to their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).Sali said: “The President …

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APC Is Like A Pack Of Weak Blocks That Can Collapse Any Moment – Anenih


The new Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih on Tuesday re-affirmed his alias as ‘Mr Fix it’ when he stated that with his ascension to the position, “PDP is on the move again and cannot be stopped by any merger …

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Less Than 24Hrs After Students’ Protest And Killing Of At least Two, Water Runs Again In Keffi


Less than 24hrs after the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) was closed indefinitely following students’ demonstration against lack of water and electricity in which at least two students were shot dead by armed soldiers and policemen, pipe-borne water has been restored in the ancient town and it has flowed ceaselessly. …

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House Of Reps To Probe Killing Of 4 Nasarawa Varsity Sudents By Soldiers


Sequel to a motion brought to the floor of the House by  Hon Kingsley Chinda, PDP, Rivers state under matters of national importance, members of the House of Representatives Tuesday mandated the committees on Internal Security and Police Affairs to investigate the killing of four Nasarawa state University students by soldiers. …

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Keyamo’s Suggestions to the National Assembly on How to Speed up Corruption Cases


Legal practitioner and human rights activist, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has sent proposals to the National Assembly on how to ensure speedy prosecution of corruption cases in the ongoing constitution amendment exercise. The lawyer’s memorandum was titled ‘Proposal for constitutional amendment to address the delay in criminal trials in Nigeria’. In …

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South-South States Are Solidly Behind Jonathan – Uduaghan

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Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, weekend, assured President Goodluck Jonathan that the South-South states are solidly behind him, saying: “We are giving him all the support we can and by the grace of God, he will succeed.” The governor, stated this in Asaba the state capital when he hosted …

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