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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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2012 FIFA BALLON D’OR NOMINEES LIST RELEASED

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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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Hurricane Sandy Closes in on US East Coast

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Hurricane Sandy is bearing down on the US East Coast, threatening serious flooding and power cuts that could affect 50 million people. Hundreds of thousands of residents have been ordered to evacuate New York City and New Jersey, reports the BBC. Public transport has been suspended in cities up the ...

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Man’s body found in undercarriage of Nigerian plane

LAGOS (AFP) � A dead body has been found in the wheel well of a plane operated by Nigerian airline Arik for its London and New York routes, a spokesman said Saturday, in a case similar to past instances of stowaways. The man’s body was found on Friday in an ...

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Nigeria loses N1.3trn to insecurity in Kano � UN

A lull in business activities caused by insecurity in Kano State alone has cost the Nigerian economy N1.3trillion ($6 billion). The figure is contained in the 2011 World Investment Report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The report says that the Nigerian economy lost over $6 ...

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Man Goes Crazy In Kaduna, Slaughters people like sallah rams. 2 died, several others injured

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Barely 24 hours after the Eid-El-kabir celebration, a middle age man whose name is yet to be known engaged in an indiscriminate slaughtering of human beings in the form of a ram leaving two persons dead and other Four in a critical condition at the Saint Gerard Catholic Hospital in ...

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Jonathan condemns Kaduna bombing

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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has condemned Sunday’s suicide bomb attack on a Catholic Church in Kaduna. The President, who was extremely saddened by the explosion, described it as �barbaric, cruel and uncalled for.” According to a statement by presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, President Jonathan noted that the apparent objective ...

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GARY GLITTER ARRESTED THIS MORNING BY COPS INVESTIGATING SAVILE

GARY Glitter was arrested this morning – by police investigating the Jimmy Savile scandal. The 68-year-old former pop star was held at 7.15am at his home in central London and taken to a police station for questioning. He was held for several hours but has been released this evening. A ...

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River State Governor acquires $45 million Bombardier jet

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Aides to Chime’s wife brutalise journalist

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Security details attached to the wife of Enugu State governor, Mrs. Clara Chime, attacked a photojournalist with the News Agency of Nigeria, Mr. Mike Agada, on Friday evening. The mobile policemen attacked Agada at the burial of an in-law to one of the special advisers to the governor, at Amebota ...

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Two Auchi Poly Students Kidnap,Rape And Kill Fellow Student

Two male students of the Federal Polytechnic Auchi, in Edo state have been nabbed by the police for allegedly kidnapping, raping and killing a female student of the same institution. According to Vanguard, the students, Henry Edewo and Emmanuel Isikhuime kidnapped 21-year-old Mercy Peter on July 29, 2012, allegedly serially ...

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BREAKING NEWS: St. Rita Catholic church Badarawa, kaduna state. Explodes.

UPDATE Here is a full statement sent by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. �President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has condemned Sunday’s suicide bomb attack on a Catholic Church in Kaduna state. �The President who was extremely saddened by the explosion, described it as �barbaric, cruel and uncalled for.” ...

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My wife, a shining star � Jonathan

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday in Abuja described his wife, Patience, as a shining star in his life. This came as Patience took a retrospective look at her life, especially in the last few weeks she was believed to have spent in hospital abroad and said whatever might have happened ...

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How woman, 25, escaped from ritualists

Call it a narrow escape or a close shave with death, you are not wrong in capturing the story of 25-year old Patience Bitrus who recently escaped from suspected ritualists in Bauchi State. However, her co-traveller was not as lucky as Patience painted a gory picture of how she was ...

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