Wednesday , 27 July 2016


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Yakubu Dogara Gives Hon. Jibrin Ultimatum To Withdraw Allegations

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The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has issued an ultimatum to Honorable Abdulmumin Jibrin. Jibrin accused the Speaker and some of the principal members of the House of reps of budget padding of the controversial 2016 budget. SEE ALSO: Hon. Jibrin Was Sacked For Incompetence Dogara has …

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Suspect Wearing Wolf Mask Robs Bank

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is on a hunt for a suspect wearing a wolf mask who robbed a Fifth Third Bank in DeKalb, Illinois, Friday afternoon. According to the FBI, the robber carried out his operation at the branch at 4:11 p.m by showing a handgun. The FBI has released …

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Bride Gets Arrested On Wedding Day

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Cecilia Siaw, 45, was carried away by British Home Office officers from her wedding ceremony. She was arrested for immigration fraud and was said to have overstayed her leave to remain in the UK and bought a dodgy identity document. Cecilia who is a qualified teacher was said to have entered the UK in 2009 legitimately but the …

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Violence In Ijora Badia Leaves 3 Dead, Customs Officer Injured

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Three persons were shot dead yesterday, during a shootout between hoodlums and some officers attached to the Federal Operations Zone A, Ikeja, of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, at White Sand community in Ijora Badia area of Lagos State. Three others, among who was a Customs officer, also sustained gunshot …

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Ugandan Lawmaker Caught On Camera Watching Half Unclad Girl [Photos]

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If you think that Nigerian leaders have lost morals, leaders in our neighbouring Uganda are even worse. A popular MP in Uganda who goes by the name Moses Balyeku as set Ugandan social media ablaze and has come under heavy criticism after photos of him enjoying dance moves from a …

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Man Leaves Bar Unclad After Being Unable To Sort His Bills

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Residents of the town of Prerov in Czech Republic were amazed as they gazed on a man walk the streets unclad.         The man was dressed only in a pair of socks. He explained to police he left his clothes at a bar as collateral as he could not pay his bill. He …

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Doctor Dies In A Fatal Accident In Abia Sate

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This beautiful young doctor identified as Dr. Nneoma Uhuegbu died in a fatal accident around Umuikaa on her way to Umuahia from Aba last night. She was on her way to Umuahia to collect her induction gown as a fresh medical doctor. Her induction was slated for July 28 at …

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Oshiomhole Spent N14Billion On Website – Omo-Ojo

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A former Commissioner of Transport in the administration of Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Orobosa Omo- Ojo, has opened a can of worms on the administration of the comrade governor in a book, “Breach of Trust, An eyewitness account of political events in Edo state before and under Adams Oshiomhole’s watch”. Omo-Ojo …

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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 27th July

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Punch INEC recognises Markafi as acting PDP chair The Independent National Electoral Commission has recognised the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party over the Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff faction based on the judgment of the Federal High Court, Port-Harcourt.

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Smoke Forces Emirates Plane To Make Emergency Landing

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A mid-air emergency was declared as an Emirates plane carrying 309 passengers was filled with smoke. The plane en-route Male, Maldives from Dubai was forced into an emergency landing in Mumbai. A airport official in Mumbai said: “The ATC declared full emergency at the MIAL (Mumbai International Airport Limited) at 1359 hrs after …

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Migrant Hacked To Death In France

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A migrant was hacked to death during a gang fight between refugees in France seeking asylum in Britain. The incident happened early hours of Tuesday at the Calais Jungle camp as Police confirmed an investigation has been opened into the bloodbath that involved about 200 African and Afghan migrants in the giant shantytown. …

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Man Booker Prize Announces 2016 longlist

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The long list for the Man Booker Prize for 2016 has been announced today. The £50,000 Man Booker Prize is the biggest literary prize in the world and this year’s panel of five judges includes Amanda Foreman (Chair); Jon Day; Abdulrazak Gurnah; David Harsent and Olivia Williams. The Man Booker Prize …

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Doctor Shot In Germany In The 5th Attack In 8 Days

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Horror attacks in Germany haven’t ceased as reports have emerged of a doctor being shot in a Berlin hospital. This is the fifth attack in Germany in 8 days. The attack comes less than 48 hours after a Syrian refugee blew himself up, injuring 15 in the process at a music festival in the …

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Why Buhari Hates Ndigbo, Biafrans – MASSOB

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The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday, said it had uncovered the reason behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s perceived hatred for the Igbo ethnic group. It stated that the president’s hatred for Ndigbo was one of the reasons Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu is being …

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Gunman Opens Fire At Shopping Mall In Sweden

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A gunman is reportedly on the run after opening fire in a busy shopping centre Sweden. A man was shot in the leg and taken to hospital, according to police. The shooting is not believed to be terror-related but the incident is being investigated as an attempted murder or aggravated assault. It’s believed …

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‘Hon. Jibrin Was Removed For Incompetence’ – House Of Reps

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The drama in the House of Representatives seems to have taken a new turn as the House has now hit back at Honorable Adulmumin Jibrin.  Hon. Jibrin was formerly the Chairman of the committee on Appropriation and he went on to claim that his removal was primarily because he knew …

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Nuclear Scientists Arrive Adamawa To Inspect Site Of Uranium Radiation

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Scientists from the Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) have arrived Adamawa State to inspect the site of uranium radiation that allegedly killed villagers in Michika Local Government Area. The Commissioner for Solid Minerals, Shanti Sanshi Victoria, yesterday said an expert team from the NNRA, Abuja, had arrived the state to …

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North Tops As PDP Releases Zoning Formula

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zoning Committee, on Tuesday in Abuja, released the zoning arrangements of the 21 positions up for grabs between the North and the South. Chairman of the Zoning Committee and Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, presented the report to the party’s National Caretaker Committee, led …

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Plateau Pays N20m Compensation To Victims Of Chlorine Gas Leak

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The Plateau State Government has paid the sum of N20 million as compensation to the relatives of the eight victims of the July 25, 2015 chlorine gas leak from a state-owned water treatment plant along Murtala Mohammed Way, Jos, Plateau State. Eight members of Dakum community choked to death as …

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Obasanjo Proffers Solutions To Current Economic Hardship

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised the Federal and state governments on what steps to take to overcome the prevailing economic hardship currently being experienced by country and the citizens. The former president counseled that “times are hard” such as the one the nation contends with today, governments must not …

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