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Another young Nigerian has been docked for allegedly duping a Vietnamese businessman over a fake business deal. A Nigerian man, Michael Akpan, has been dragged before Justice Kudirat Jose of a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, to answer questions on how he duped a Vietnamese businessman, Kim Son, ...

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the President-elect Muhammadu Buhari to realize that Nigerians are expecting a lot from him when he eventually takes over power May 29. Mr. Obasanjo who is currently in Sudan as an AU observer in the country’s presidential election, noted that Nigerians’ primary expection was ...

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SEE PHOTOS: Thousands flee after South Africa mobs attack immigrants


(CNN)More than 2,000 people fled to South African police stations Thursday after mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, leaving at least five people dead, an aid group said. Heavily armed police have scrambled to stop clashes this week after local residents accused immigrants from other African nations of taking ...

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PHOTO: Kidnapper caught with 4 girls in Ogun


A 47-year-old suspected kidnapper seriously beaten  at Abudu community, Iyana Ilogbo, Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, when he was caught with four girls he was taking out of the community to Ajah in Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State. Pm news reports that, the suspect, Nurudeen ...

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Four smugglers arrested by NDLEA excrete 171 wraps of cocaine


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has apprehended four suspected drug traffickers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for attempting to smuggle cocaine to Brazil. It was learnt that the suspects ─ Ejiofor Eliezer (46), Obah Francis (30), Akpa Sobuzochukwu (27) and 36-year-old Ike Okechukwu ─ excreted 171 wraps ...

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Residents panic as election death toll rises in Lagos


Panic has spread through the Ogudu Ojota area of Lagos State after some hoodlums, suspected to be working for a political party, went on the rampage. Three people have now been reported dead in the mayhem which started on Sunday evening. Shops and stalls were under lock and key on ...

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World Bank backs Buhari to probe NNPC, others


The World Bank has thrown its weight behind President-elect, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation over allegations of missing funds. Speaking in a video conference from Washington to journalists from across Africa on the release of the bank’s analysis of issues shaping the continent entitled, ...

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UPDATED: Supreme Court affirms Fayose’s victory


The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed Ayodele Fayose as the duly elected governor of Ekiti State in the June 21, 2014 election. ‎In a unanimous decision by the seven-man panel led by Justice John Fabiyi, the apex court upheld the earlier decisions of the Court of Appeal and the Ekiti ...

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Fani-Kayode buys brand new 2014 Range Rover car for girlfriend


The director of media and publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign organisation,  Femi Fani-Kayode, has recently bought a 2014 Range Rover for his girlfriend former Miss United Nations World 2014, Precious Chikwendu. Femi Fani Kayode and Girlfriend at her sisters wedding According to Lindaikeji’s blog, sources close to ...

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