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Death row convicts must die � Oshiomhole


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has said that two death row convicts in the state deserve to die, saying he owes no apology over his stance which he said was in exercise of his duty as governor. In a robust defence of his position, Oshiomhole, in an� interview, said ...

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Boko Haram ceasefire: Plot to kill more Igbo � Returnees

•Ndigbo in no hurry to return to North �Uwazuruike •Returnees recall horror tales •‘I saw family of four wiped out’ •‘I saw a pregnant woman disemboweled, her baby’s head cut off’ •‘I’ll never go back to the North’ Following the recent ceasefire by the Boko Haram Islamic sect, the Ezeigbo ...

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Tanker explodes on Kano bridge

A tanker filled with petroleum products exploded on top of a major bridge in Kano at the weekend, setting ablaze a number of motorcycles near the scene of the incident. Several persons within the vicinity of the accident escaped death by the whiskers, as they barely�jumped�to safer locations before the ...

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5 feared dead in Delta task force, gamblers clash

HELL was let loose in Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State following a violent clash between members of Agbarho Security Task Force and suspected gamblers which left five persons dead. Sunday Vanguard gathered that one Ovuoke Ojo, 28, a native of Ekrerhavwe-Agbarho, was shot dead by members ...

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Popular designer Remi Lagos passes on

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One of Nigeria’s most popular fashion designers, Remi Osholake known as Remi Lagos passed on in London on saturday after battling with cancer. She was 51 years. Rest in peace Remi Diva Tweet

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About 40 Young Men Killed By JTF In Maiduguri

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Nigerian soldiers who stormed four areas considered Islamist strongholds in the northeastern city of Maiduguri shot dead about 40 young men, residents and a morgue attendant told AFP Friday. �Soldiers came in large numbers and asked all of us out. They segregated the young from the old…All we heard were ...

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Lagos State Government to turn Dana crash site to a Memorial

The Lagos State Government is to turn the site of the June 3, 2012 Dana plane crash into a memorial of the victims of the accident. Governor Babatunde Fashola said this during the presentation of 2013 budget proposal to the state’s lawmakers on Wednesday. He said, �Our agreement to dedicate ...

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Retired General Mamman Shuwa shot dead in Maiduguri

Gunmen killed the retired general at his residence. Nov 2 (PREMIUM TIMES) � Gunmen shot dead a retired general and a northern elder statesman, Mamman Shuwa, on Friday in Maidugri, the Borno state capital. He was reportedly shot around 11:30 a.m. Witnesses said the retired general was shot multiple times ...

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Govt Official Vindicates Cameroon On Flood Disaster, Announces New Dam Will Be Completed By 2014

The Director of Dams in the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has vindicated Cameroon for releasing excess water that caused massive flood, affected about 22 states of the Federation and left thousands of Nigerians Homeless. The Director during his visit to the project site of Otukpo multipurpose dam in Benue ...

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�English football is run by idiots” � Sepp Blatter


A new book by Lord Sebastian Coe has revealed that FIFA president Sepp Blatter thought English football was being ‘run by idiots’ prior to the failed 2018 World Cup bid. Coe was an important part of England’s bid process which only garnered two official votes and he admits that the ...

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Confusion: Boko Haram now seeks peace, wants Buhari as mediator

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Reports say the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram, has offered a ceasefire giving certain conditions for its workability. The group was said to have demanded that the federal government arrests the former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Ali Modu Sheriff is also reported to be on the ...

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Undergrad’s Sex Organ Multiplies After Gay Sexcapade (Viewer Discretion Advised)

This is really hard to believe! Sometimes situation like these are mostly photo-shopped, but trust me’ Stories like these are hard to believe!!! According To Source: Obinna,21, a 200 level student of UNIPORT was reported to have developed multiple sex organs after an intensive 2 night sexcapade with his gay ...

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Lagos State Considers Banning Smoking In Public Places

The Lagos State Government has set in motion a bill proposing the prohibition of smoking in designated places. The bill yesterday scaled through the first reading at the Lagos State House of Assembly. The private member bill is sponsored by a member representing Eti-Osa Constituency 2, Mr. Gbolahan Yishawu, and ...

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Authorities Warns About Hurricane Sandy “coming” to Lagos Nigeria in 7 days

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The Lagos State Government on Tuesday warned residents of the state to prepare for the ripple effect of Hurricane Sandy in the state. Hurricane Sandy is a 2012 late-season violent tropical storm that has affected Jamaica, Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and the eastern seaboard of the United ...

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Jim Iyke Lands $1.5m Own Reality Show Deal

Nollywood’s prolific actor, Jim Iyke is gradually stamping his authority the more as a force to reckon with as one of Africa’s most successful actors. The ‘bad boy’ actor has now sealed a mouth watering deal worth $1.5million own reality show deal. Titled ‘Jim Iyke Unscripted‘, the show is a ...

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Tension as gunmen storm Onitsha

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Residents of the commercial city of Onitsha were thrown into fears in the early hours of yesterday when dare-devil armed men suspected to armed robbers stormed the city in what looked like coordinated attacks in which one person was shot dead and another kidnapped. Daily Sun gathered that the incident ...

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The 2012 FIFA Ballon d’Or nominees list has been released. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Real Madrid’s Cristiano are two strong players who are contending for the prestigious award. The Ballon d’Or ceremony will take place in Zurich on January 7, 2013. -FIFA BALLON D’OR NOMINEES Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) Mario ...

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Nominees For Nigeria Radio Awards 2012

Radio has come a long way from the days of Radio Nigeria and Voice Of Nigeria. Despite the advent of television, the internet, and mobile media, Nigerian radio has not only stood its ground, it seemingly expanding is to a wider audience, and going further to exploit new media in ...

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Man killed, dumped inside well for snatching another man’s fiancée

Man killed, dumped inside well for snatching another man’s fiancée in Kwara Community Hell was let loose recently in Abayawo, Ilorin, Kwara State capital, Southwest Nigeria after a middle aged man’s corpse was recovered from a well at Ile Alowo-Eru in the area. A mob, suspected to be kinsmen of ...

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Four killed in Jos local bar

Four persons were shot dead on Sunday night by suspected Fulani herdsmen at a local drinking spot in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. About seven others were injured and are now receiving treatment at Plateau Specialist Hospital during the attack on the drinking joint for local brew ...

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