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Fulani Herdsmen Attack Guma In Benue (Graphic Photos)

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A local community in Benue State, middlebelt part of Nigeria has been hit by Fulani herdsmen with residents seriously injured and others killed. According to the story shared by one Facebook user named Ukan Kurugh, Fulani herdsmen in their usual way today attacked Nongov Saghev at Tomotar Mbashiov in Guma ...

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Mbaka to Buhari: Change or Nigerians will change you in 2019

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Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministries, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians will ‘change’ him in 2019 if he does not change his style of leadership. The priest advised Buhari against seeking a second term, and warned that the President risks ...

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Goliaths will fall in 2018, says Adeboye

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The General Overseer Worldwide, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday night predicted the fall of certain “significant goliaths” in 2018. This was just as the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, predicted that 2018 would be a year of political ...

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God has asked me to run for Presidency — Bakare

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The Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said God has told him not to end his political career as he had earlier contemplated. Specifically, Bakare, who contested as the vice-presidential candidate on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change in the 2011 presidential ...

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Ex-Nigeria goalkeeper dies Raymond King

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Former Nigeria goalkeeper Raymond King has died on Monday at the age of 52. According to King’s former teammate, Taju Disu, the former Abiola Babes keeper died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, after he was transferred from the Ikorodu General Hospital. King was last week reported to ...

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Cow flees slaughterhouse, stops express train

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An intrepid cow escaped from an abattoir and forced an express train to stop Tuesday near the city of Buehl in south-western Germany. The police said the animal remained on the tracks for over an hour. The escape attempt proved futile, however. A hunter was called to kill the animal. ...

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Sanctions, pressure having big impact on North Korea – Trump

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Sanctions and other pressure are beginning to have a “big impact” on North Korea, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday, citing the North’s leader Kim Jong-Un’s offer of talks with South Korea. “Perhaps that is good news, perhaps not — we will see!” he said on his Twitter account, referring ...

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Stepmother arrested for brutalising siblings

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There was a mild drama on Saturday on Jembo Street, in the Egan, Igando area of Lagos State, as a stepmother, identified as Omo Akotho, locked herself up in the house to evade arrest. PUNCH Metro learnt that after persuassion by some officials of the Lagos State Office of the ...

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Police arrest youths for death of primary school headteacher

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The operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command have arrested 10 indigenes of Umuoma-Nzerem, in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly setting ablaze a primary school headteacher, Cosmos Iwu. Some youths of the community had on November 30, 2017, ...

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Israel finds 2,700-year-old ‘governor of Jerusalem’ seal

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Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2,700-year-old clay seal imprinted with images and Hebrew words that may have belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem. The round button-sized seal was found in a building in Jerusalem’s Old City near the Western Wall and dates back to the 7th century BC, ...

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JAMB generates N12bn, remits N7.8bn to FG

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Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said JAMB generated N12bn as income in 2017. He added that after deducting its expenses, it remitted N7.8bn to the Federal government. He spoke during a media briefing in Ilorin, the Kwara capital on Monday. According to him, ...

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Dead men: ACF, Ezekwesili fault FG on board appointments

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The Arewa Consultative Forum on Sunday descended on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress government for including names of dead men on the list of Nigerians appointed into board of Federal Government agencies. The forum described the action as “embarrassing” and a monumental mistake. The National Publicity Secretary of ...

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External reserves hit $38.7bn, rise by 50% in one year

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The nation’s external reserves, also known foreign exchange reserves, rose by 50 per cent in the last one year to hit $38.73bn on December 28, 2017, the Central Bank of Nigeria data showed on Sunday. This means that the foreign reserves gained $12.9bn between December 2016 and December 2017. Between ...

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Failed, accurate prophecies of 2017

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GBENGA ADENIJI chronicles some of the 2017 prophecies made by Nigerian clerics which went off the mark and those ostensibly accurate A Lagos-based pastor, Olagorioye Faleyimu, stirred the pot sometime ago when he gave a damning prediction about a Nollywood celebrity, Funke Akindele. The prediction caused so much uproar that ...

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