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‘Kalu Has No Degree Certificate to be Revoked’

Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has been advised to face his certificate scandal alone without dragging the state Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, into the messy affair, which was already in the public domain before the present administration came to power. Kalu had reportedly cried out over ...

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Covenant University Student Expelled For Watching Pornography, Drags School To Court…

An expelled student of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun state has dragged the institution to court, challenging his illegal expulsion over allegations of watching pornography and secular music on his laptop. The student, Vwamhi Longji Felix, stated that before he was expelled his parents had spent not less than N10 million ...

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Yemi Solade in Sexual Harrassment and Threat to Life Scandal

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Yemi Solade is in the news again for sexual harassment issues, few months after United States based lady, Bunmi Ladipo, accused him of harassing her sexually. The lady told journalists then that the actor sent her a friendship request on popular social network site, Facebook and: I accepted his friendship ...

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France Will Not Negotiate with Boko Haram

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France will not negotiate with gunmen claiming to be from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram who have taken a French family of seven hostage, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday. The three adults and four children were seized in Cameroon’s far north near the Nigerian border last week. ...

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Governors’ Forum Postpones Chairmanship Election till May

Governors Monday deferred the election of chairman for the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) until May to enable the incumbent, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, Governor of Rivers State, conclude his two-year tenure in office. NV gathered that the decision to defer the election was reached after a stormy meeting during which some ...

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Nigerian president ‘spent $1million of aid money meant for poverty-stricken country on star-studded festival featuring Beyoncé and Jay-Z’

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The Nigerian president spent $1million of aid money to entice international popstars such as Beyonce and Jay-Z to perform at a music festival in the poverty-stricken country, a media source reported. A letter stamped and signed by Bayelsa State officials in 2006 revealed that President Goodluck Jonathan, then the Governor ...

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UK police now suggesting acid victim Naomi Oni threw the liquid on herself

Police are believed to have seized a computer belonging to a young woman who was badly scarred in an acid attack amid suspicions that she may have caused the injuries herself. But her family fear that detectives are not doing enough to catch the perpetrator of the attack and are ...

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Houdegbe North American University Student Turn Girl into snake for money Rituals

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This is like a movie.I mean do people really turn others into snakes/animals for ritual purposes?.I just came across this chilling but true story which happened at�Houdegbe North American University Benin Republic and sadly,it involves Nigerian first year students. The guys are 100 Level Business Administration Students of my school(Houdegbe ...

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Lamido: My Presidential Ambition A Rumour

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State has expressed surprise about speculations that he was nursing an ambition to contest the 2015 presidential election allegedly in a joint ticket with Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State. Presidential campaign posters of the Jigawa governor and that of Amaechi cropped up on some ...

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Clinton: Eko Atlantic City, Destination for Global Investment

Former United States President Bill Clinton Thursday joined President Goodluck Jonathan and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), among others, to unveil the Eko Atlantic City, about five million square metres of land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean. Clinton, who spoke at the dedication ceremony of the Eko Atlantic ...

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Prudence Needs Your Support

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A 13-year-old girl, Prudence, the last of the triplet born to Unaidet family from Akwa Ibom State has been bedridden for 12 years. After exhausting the family’s financial resources, the parents now seek help to enable Prudence live a normal life, writes Chinyere Okoye Prudence is the third child of ...

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Okogie, Balarabe, Tejuosho, 7 Others Bag THISDAY Life-time Achievement Award

Ten personages, including renowned industrialist, Mr. Oba Otudeko, retired Catholic Archbishop of Lagos Diocese, Olubunmi Cardinal Okogie and Second Republic Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, are to be conferred with the Life-time Achievement Award at the 18th edition of the THISDAY Awards, slated for Abeokuta, the Ogun State ...

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Veteran actor Justus Esiri passes on

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Another day another incredibly sad news. Legendary actor Justus Esiri has died. The Member of the Order of the Niger (MON), famous for his role as the Village Headmaster in popular 80’s sitcom of the same name, passed on last night. No details yet on the cause of death, but ...

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NIGERIAN CARDINALS WHO COULD BE POPE

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THE ENTIRE GLOBE WAS IN SHOCK AND DISMAY WHEN THE CURRENT POPE announced to THE WORLD OF HIS INTENTION TO RESIGN DUE TO ILL HEALTH RECENTLY. SMARTING FROM THE SHOCK, THERE came THE BUZZ OF WHO NOW BECOMES THE NEXT POPE. INTERNATIONAL MEDIA threw UP MANY NAMES INCLUDING THREE CARDINALS ...

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Sad Story of A Widow Killed by Lover for Money Ritual

Kafilat Lateef was a young woman of 36 years. Widowed five years ago and left with three children, she must have felt the absence of a companion which made her yield to the love overtures of Gbenga Taiwo, then a plank seller at Bodija market, Ibadan. Their paths had crossed ...

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Keshi Resigns

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The Super Eagles coach has submitted his resignation to the Nigerian Football Federation, after a dramatic falling out with the governing body 24 hours after picking up the trophy. Keshi told Goal.com a few days before the final, that he would “pack his bags and leave” if he felt he ...

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ThisDay Boss, Nduka Obaigbena Floats TV Stations

The publisher of Nigeria’s national daily, ThisDay Newspaper, Nduka obaigbena is set to launch two new television stations. The well connected media mogul, according to a release, will kick start Arise News and Arise 360 TV stations in four cities around the world. The stations will broadcast from Lagos, London, ...

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Anxiety Grips Ministers Ahead of Cabinet Reshuffle

Anxiety over the possibility of being moved to less �significant� ministries gripped ministers Tuesday ahead of today’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting where a shake-up in the cabinet could be announced. Signs that President Goodluck Jonathan would reconstitute his cabinet were strengthened yesterday with the announcement of portfolios for the ...

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EFCC arrests 20 internet fraudsters in Benin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested twenty suspected internet fraudsters. The arrest which was carried out in a joint operation with officers of the 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Benin, followed intelligence report on their activities. They were nabbed in a surprise raid on their Cyber ...

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Brazil Nightclub Fire Kills About 180 People

A fire swept through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing at least 180 people and leaving hundreds injured, police and firefighters said. Sandro Meinerz, a spokesman for the police in the city of Santa Maria, told local media that the fire broke out at the Kiss club ...

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