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Emir Of Kano Visits Jonathan

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The Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, yesterday visited President Goodluck Jonathan for the first time, since he ascended the throne. The former Central Bank Governor, who was at the Presidential Villa with other northern traditional rulers, led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III for the breaking of Ramadan ... Read More »

Oyo Lawmakers Debunk Rumor Of Ajimobi Impeachment

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Ibadan, Oyo State capital, was yesterday thrown into a tensed mood following unconfirmed reports that 24 members of the State House of Assembly had served impeachment notice on Governor Abiola Ajimobi. It was alleged that 24 lawmakers had signed the impeachment notice to be served on the governor and that ... Read More »

Kaduna Explosions: Yero Imposes 24-Hour Curfew

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Following the deadly twin explosions that targeted a prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheik Dahiru Bauchi and frontline opposition figure, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) on Wednesday, killing dozens, the Kaduna State Governor, Ramalan Yero, has declared a 24-hour curfew in Kaduna metropolis. The governor condemned the explosions, describing the acts as the ... Read More »

Chidoka Meets Aviation Ministry Workers, Calls For Quality Service Delivery To Nigerians

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Few hours after his swearing in as Minister of Aviation by President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Osita Chidoka met with workers of the ministry and urged them to deliver quality service to Nigerians. Chidoka, who spoke at the SGF Conference Hall in Abuja, also lauded the achievements of his predecessor, Ms ... Read More »

Jonathan Appoints Oyeyemi As FRSC New Corps Marshal

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President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Boboye Oyeyemi as the new Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, following the appointment of the former head, Osita Chidoka, as Minister of Aviation. Until his elevation, Mr. Oyeyemi was the Deputy Corps Marshal in charge of the Corps’ operations department. His ... Read More »

Eid-el-Fitri: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

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The Federal Government has declared Monday, 28 and Tuesday 29 public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-fitri Salah celebration. The FG in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja through the Ministry of Interior, said the minister, Abba Moro, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual ... Read More »

Kaduna Bomb Attack: Jonathan Thanks God For Keeping Buhari, Bauchi Safe

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Jonathan condemns bombings President Goodluck Jonathan has thanked God for sparing the lives of General Buhari and Sheikh Bauchi following separate bomb attacks on the two men. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati said: “President Goodluck Jonathan condemns the bombings in Kaduna today ... Read More »

Kaduna Bomb Attacks: JNI Decry Loss Of Innocent Lives

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Islamic body, Jamaa’tul Nasril Islam (JNI) has condemned the Kaduna bombing which killed many innocent Muslims and injured several others. “We are dazed over the news of the twin blasts in Kaduna city, which claimed the lives of many innocent Muslims in a Tafsir closing session of Sheikh Dahiru Usman ... Read More »

How I Escaped Assassination — Buhari

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General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), yesterday gave an account of what how he escaped death in a bomb attack apparently targeted at him in Kaduna. Ina statement released abou six hours after the attack, the former military head of state said : “I was personally involved in a clearly targeted bomb ... Read More »

Boko Haram: 82 Killed In Kaduna Bomb Attacks

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The death toll in Wednesday’s bombing in Kaduna has risen to 82 as insurgents attempted to kill former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) and an Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, who both escaped unhurt, Vanguard reports. There were two bomb blasts which happened in the space of two ... Read More »

5 Killed In Fresh Attack On Damboa Town

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Suspected Boko Haram gunmen has launched a fresh attack on Damboa town, Borno State shooting five residents dead before fleeing into the forest in Toyota Hilux vehicles and motorcycles. Although many have fled the terror-hit town, some remained saying they had nowhere to go. One of such is a 78-year-old ... Read More »

APC Moves To Ensure Credible Election In Osun

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken concrete actions to ensure that all the candidates in the Aug. 9th 2014 governorship election in Osun State are provided with a level playing field and that the election is free, fair, transparent and devoid of harassment and intimidation. In a statement issued ... Read More »

Why Young Workers Are Dying In Their Sleep

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Young workers in a major Chinese factory city are dying suddenly in their sleep, a devastating trend thought to be linked to dangerous work hours. According to the Epidemiological Study of Sudden Unexplained Nocturnal Death Syndrome (Sunds), as cited by the Straits Times, at least 1124 cases were reported in ... Read More »

2 Ukrainian Military Jets Shot Down – Defence Ministry

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Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down in the rebel-held area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed were hit by missiles fired from Russian soil, Ukraine’s military said. “According to preliminary information, the rockets were launched from Russian territory,” Kiev’s National Security and Defence Council said. The planes came down close ... Read More »

Man Fined After Stopping To Save Ducklings From Traffic

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A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket. Hallie Bibeau of Newfields says she was driving east on Route 101 on Friday when she had to slam on her brakes to avoid hitting the ... Read More »

Man Stabbed Ex-Wife 84 Times, Covered Her Face With Pig Mask

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New Jersey man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask. Jurors in Morris County announced Wednesday that 66-year-old Anthony Novellino was guilty of murder. They deliberated about three hours over two days. Prosecutors say Novellino attacked his ex-wife, Judith, ... Read More »

Turkish Family Can Only Walk On All Four Like Animals, Leaves Scientists Baffled

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Walking on all fours might be fun for some, but for the members of one Turkish family, it’s the only way to move around. Five siblings of the 19-member Ulas family, from Hatay Province, suffer from a rare disability – they lack the balance and stability required to stand up ... Read More »

Woman Convicted In Starvation Death Of 10-Year-Old Stepson

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North Texas jury took less than an hour to find a woman guilty Tuesday in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson. The Dallas County jury found Elizabeth Ramsey, 33, guilty of intentional serious injury to a child in Johnathan Ramsey’s death. Jurors begin hearing testimony Wednesday morning in ... Read More »

Photos From Dbanj’s Mum’s Birthday Celebration

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Mrs Florence Oyebanjo, D’banj and Kayswitch’s mum celebrated her birthday yesterday with a low key celebration that had just close family members and few friends in attendance. D’banj, Kay Switch and his baby mama, Taiwo Oyebanjo-Kayode, and husband, Cool FM OAP, Dotun Kayode were there to celebrate with Grandma. See ... Read More »

Mo Abudu Celebrates EbonyLife TV’s 1st Anniversary With Gov And First Lady Imoke And Other Celebs – Photos

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A tour of the Ebonylife TV studios was given to guests that came to celebrate with Ebony Life TV on its first anniversary and a live Pop-Up activation titled “The Studio Experience“. “As we celebrate again, the first anniversary since our launch one year ago, I express my deepest thanks and ... Read More »

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