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Catholic Church takes on Oba of Lagos over Igbo death threat


The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN) has condemned the threat handed down by the Oba of Lagos, His Royal Majesty, Oba Rilwanu Akiolu, to the Igbos in Lagos that they should vote for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, during the April 11 ...

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Detained Al Jazeera journalists has been release by Nigerian Military


Nigeria’s military has freed two journalists working with Doha-based international television, Al Jazeera. The broadcaster on Sunday, said Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa had been allowed to leave the Maiduguri hotel where they were detained, and return to the network’s Abuja office. “We’re pleased for Ahmed and Ali that their ...

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Malawi orders police to shoot albino attackers


Police authorities in Malawi have ordered officers to shoot “dangerous criminals” who attack albinos in order to sell their body parts for witchcraft. “Shoot every criminal who is violent when caught red-handed abducting people with albinism,” the country’s police chief Lexen Kachama told officers at the weekend, according to local ...

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Kenya’s air force pounded two al Shabaab camps in Somalia on Sunday, a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) source said, in the first major military response to last week’s attack by the militant group on a Kenyan university. Gunmen from the al Qaeda-aligned group killed 148 people on Thursday when they ...

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How soldiers were used to rig elections in Taraba — Community Leaders


Irked by the deployment of soldiers during the last presidential and national assembly elections, Southern Taraba Communities of Wukari, Takum and Ibi have threatened to boycott Saturday’s governorship and state House of Assemblies elections should soldiers be deployed again for the poll. The communities alleged that soldiers deployed in the ...

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Obasanjo ​visits market, celebrates Easter with traders


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday stunned residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital, as he embarked on a visit to​ the market to​ celebrate the Easter with the traders. Mr. Obasanjo made the surprise visit to the popular Itoku market in the town​,​ moving from one stall to the ...

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Impeachment: Ekiti people will defend me, Fayose says


In yet another reaction to the impeachment plot against him, the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that his mandate will be defended by the Ekiti people who he said “freely and wholeheartedly” voted him in. “Ekiti people who are the owners of my mandate will defend it against ...

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Angry Jonathan reportedly blasts Diezani, sent her out of Aso Rock


The defeat and it concession of President Goodluck Jonathan by Muhammadu Buhari of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC has come to many supporters of the president as a rude shock, especially those who are corrupt. A viral online media reports of Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke alleged visit to former ...

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Woman Dies Of Marathon Sex In Ore


A fun seeker from Ore headquarters of Odigbo local Government Area of Ondo State (names withheld) has met her untimely death while having sex with her Forestry Guard boyfriend in one of the hotels in the town. Nigerian Pilot reports that the tragedy occurred at about 8.00pm on Thursday last week in ...

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Pastor Accused Of Murdering His Pregnant Wife


Ghanaian self-proclaimed prophet and evangelical preacher has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his pregnant British wife in a hotel room. The body of Charmain Adusah, 41, was discovered by hotel staff face down in a bath where she had been lying for four days. Her husband, Eric Isaiah Adusah, ...

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I Told Jonathan He Would Lose – TB Joshua


Renowned Nigerian pastor T.B. Joshua has alleged he predicted a victory for General Muhammadu Buhari in the March 28 presidential election. The controversial cleric of the Synagogue Church of All Nations on Sunday, April 5, said he told the outgoing Nigerian p​residen​t, ​Goodluck Jonathan, that he would lose ​last week’s ...

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FANI KAYODE: I Still Hold Jonathan In Very High Esteem


Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, (PDPPCO), Chief Femi Fani- Kayode has denied rumours that he has parted ways with President Goodluck Jonathan. Speaking on Sunday, April 5, Fani-Kayode said he still holds President Goodluck Jonathan in very high esteem inspite of his defeat by the Presidential ...

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Buhari Still Campaigning For APC Candidates


As many Nigerians would have envisaged that the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, will by now concentrate more and map out a blueprint to restructure Nigeria for the better as promised during his campaign rallies, the former head of state is still soliciting for votes. The President-elect on Sunday still find ...

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Dokubo-Asari Urged To Key Into Jonathan’s Peace Move


Warri Ex-Agitator, General Augustine Ogedegbe, has pleaded with the leader of the Nigeria Delta People’s Volunteer Front (NDPVF), Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari to key into the peace drive of President Goodluck Jonathan. According to General Ogedegbe, Asari-Dokubo has to accept the reality that General Muhammadu Buhari is now the President-elect of ...

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Obama Awards ‘Certificate Of Commendation’ To Jega


The United States president, Barack Obama, has commended Prof Attahiru Jega, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over the way the presidential and National Assembly elections were credibly conducted on March 28, 2015. According to Leadership, Obama awarded the INEC boss with a “Certificate of Commendation” for ...

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BUHARI: I won’t condone looting of public treasury


The President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, has assured Nigerians that he would not condone looting of their common patrimony. He also promised to handle state resources with utmost responsibility and honesty. Buhari said this while receiving a delegation of the people of his home-state, Katsina, who came to congratulate him on ...

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Death toll rises to 10 in NE Nigeria bus station blast


Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – The death toll from an explosion near a bus station in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, has risen to 10, a doctor and nurse at the hospital treating the injured told AFP on Friday. “We received 10 dead bodies from the blast at the Bauchi motor park (bus ...

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