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Breaking News: EFCC Re-arraigns Ex Minister, Fani-Kayode in Court

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A former Minister of Aviation, Fani Kayode, has been dragged to court again by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been rearraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, Premium Times reports. Mr. Fani-Kayode, ...

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Security Guard Killed, Soldier Injured as Boko Haram Strike Maiduguri

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Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have attacked the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), killing one security guard and leaving a soldier injured in the process. The suicide bombers were also killed after detonating the explosive devices strapped around them. According to TheCable, the latest attack by the dreaded Islamist sect ...

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Paul Pogba’s Father Fassou Antoine Dies Aged 79

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The father of Manchester United star midfielder, Paul Pogba, Fassou Antoine Pogba, has died according to reports in France. According to Mirror, the sad news was confirmed to popular French daily, Le Parisien on Friday night by the family. A number of other French publications have also reported his passing. ...

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Chelsea Wins English Premier League


Chelsea are Champions after they won the English Premier League title after a dramatic late victory at West Bromwich Albion. Substitute Michy Batshuayi prodded home Cesar Azpilicueta’s shot-cross from close range in the 82nd minute to see the Blues pass a dogged West Brom side that looked to be in ...

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PDP Southeast to Oyegun: Deliver South-South to APC if you’re strong


National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun (5th left); National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi (3rd right); Country Director, International Republican Institute (IRI), Mr Sentell Barnes (2nd right); Chairman, Lagos State Publicity Secretary Mr Joe Igbokwe ( 4th, left), and other participants during a Communication Workshop for party’s State Publicity ...

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Kenya bus accident kills 19 (SEE PHOTOS)


Kenyan police estimate around 3,000 people die each year on the country’s roads while the World Health Organisation puts the figure at four times that amount, at around 12,000 deaths. At least 19 people were killed in a crash between a bus and two trucks early Saturday in Kenya, police ...

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North Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat


A senior North Korean diplomat said Saturday Pyongyang would be willing to hold talks with the United States if the conditions are right. Choe Son-Hui, head of the foreign ministry’s North America bureau, told reporters at Beijing’s international airport that her country “will hold dialogue under right conditions” with President ...

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Ooni denies taking over church land to build shrine


The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has assured the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Isegun Moore, in the ancient city of Ile Ife that the palace is not planning to seize a parcel of land belonging to the church to build a shrine. The monarch said he recognises the important ...

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Mugabe not asleep but resting his eyes, says spokesman


Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, is not asleep when he closes his eyes for long periods in public events but is resting his eyes from bright lights, his spokesman said Thursday. Mugabe has regularly had his eyes closed at recent appearances, including when he appeared on a discussion panel at ...

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