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  • newCourt vacates interim forfeiture order on accounts without BVN
    The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, Wednesday, varied the orders it made on October 17, which directed 19 commercial banks in the country to freeze all accounts without the Bank Verification Numbers, BVN.The post Court vacates interim for
    - 47 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 7:05om eftermiddagen -
  • Still on the political wind blowing in eastern Nigeria
    Still on the political wind blowing in eastern NigeriaThe post Still on the political wind blowing in eastern Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:38om eftermiddagen -
  • Osun Govt arrests 7 suspects over Illegal mining
    The State Government of Osun has arrested seven persons for illegal gold mining in Itagunmodi Community, Atakumosa West local Government area of the state.The post Osun Govt arrests 7 suspects over Illegal mining appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:34om eftermiddagen -
  • WAEC unveils additional WASSCE diet for private candidates
    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has created a new diet of its examination to cater for a large number of external candidates registering for the examination.The post WAEC unveils additional WASSCE diet for private candidates appeared fi
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:32om eftermiddagen -
  • UNICAF to grant scholarships to Lagos corps members
    UNICAF, an online educational platform in sub-Saharan Africa dedicated to making higher education of international standard accessible to African professionals and young school leavers is proud to announce partnership with the National Youth Servic
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:30om eftermiddagen -
  • BREAKING: Italy sack Ventura after failure to qualify for World Cup
    Gian Piero Ventura was sacked as Italy coach on Wednesday after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup finals.The post BREAKING: Italy sack Ventura after failure to qualify for World Cup appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:03om eftermiddagen -
  • ICPC arrests Kano High Court Judge for criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery
    A former Kano State High Court Judge, Hon. Justice Kabiru Mamman Auta has been arrested by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, on allegations bordering on criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery.The post
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:55om eftermiddagen -
  • JAMB commences sale of 2018 UTME application forms November 22
    THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Wednesday, set November 22, 2018, as the date it would commence sale of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, forms for candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in the
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:52om eftermiddagen -
  • $20.2bn missing from NNPC since 1999 – Falana
    Human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit over $20.2bn since the return of democracy in 1999 to date, saying that, “Instead of piling up external loans the federal governm
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:48om eftermiddagen -
  • Rangers International to end screening Friday
    The General Manger of Rangers International Football Club of Enugu, Davidson Owumi, has directed that the club’s ongoing screening of new players would end on Friday, an official has said.The post Rangers International to end screening Friday appe
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:46om eftermiddagen -
  • Market Fire Outbreaks: Senate urges traders to get insurance cover
    The Senate has advised traders in markets across the country to obtain insurance to protect their businesses in the event of fire disaster which has become recurrent in markets.The post Market Fire Outbreaks: Senate urges traders to get insurance
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:45om eftermiddagen -
  • Fayose @ 57 says he wished Buhari had congratulated him on his birthday‎
    Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of the Governorship Forum of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), Ayodele Fayose has said one of his greatest wishes on his 57th birthday was to have woken up this morning to receive congratulatory message from P
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:45om eftermiddagen -
  • Photo: Osinabajo assessing Apapa traffic from above
    Osinabajo in an aerial assessment of the Apapa traffic for situationThe post Photo: Osinabajo assessing Apapa traffic from above appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:41om eftermiddagen -
  • Abdulsalam remains authentic National Chairman of Labour Party- INEC
    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has dispelled reports of leadership change in the Labour Party, LP, saying it recognised only Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam as the authentic National chairman of the party.The post Abdulsalam remai
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:39om eftermiddagen -
  • $20.2bn missing from NNPC since 1999 – Falana
    Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN, has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit over $20.2bn since the return of democracy in 1999 to date, saying that, “Instead of piling up external loans, the federal gove
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:32om eftermiddagen -
  • WAEC unveils additional WASSCE diet for private candidates
    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has created a new diet of its examination to cater for a large number of external candidates registering for the examination.The post WAEC unveils additional WASSCE diet for private candidates appeared fi
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:28om eftermiddagen -
  • Strange illness kills 3 in Sokoto
    The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state.The post Strange illness kills 3 in Sokoto appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:21om eftermiddagen -
  • FA to help in training FCT clubside coaches for excellent results, Chairman says
    Musa Talle, the FCT Football Association Chairman, on Wednesday said the association plans to train coaches of clubsides in the territory for improved and excellent performances in the national league competitions.The post FA to help in training FCT
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:05om eftermiddagen -
  • Buhari’s visit to South-East will bring unity — Okorocha

    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:00om eftermiddagen -
  • Zimbabweans elated but cautious as Mugabe falls
    On Harare's streets, many expressed amazement and delight Wednesday that President Robert Mugabe's long reign may be coming to a close, but people also admitted the future looked unstable.The post Zimbabweans elated but cautious as Mugabe falls appe
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:59om eftermiddagen -

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  • newTory rebels press ahead with plans to rewrite Brexit laws
    MPs rejected a Labour amendment demanding new safeguards for workers' rights in the crucial Repeal Bill by 311 til 295, Government majority 16.
    - 48 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 7:04om eftermiddagen -
  • Will Robert Mugabe's hated wife be the tyrant's downfall?
    With tanks on the streets of Zimbabwe and enemies at the gates of his plush mansion, are we witnessing the end of Robert Mugabe’s remarkable and blood-stained rule?
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:43om eftermiddagen -
  • Will Robert Mugabe's hated wife be the tyrant's downfall?
    With tanks on the streets of Zimbabwe and enemies at the gates of his plush mansion, are we witnessing the end of Robert Mugabe’s remarkable and blood-stained rule?
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:43om eftermiddagen -
  • Zimbabwe's despised Grace Mugabe 'flees to Namibia'
    Mugabe's grip on power was dramatically weakened last night as military vehicles blocked roads outside the parliament in Harare and senior soldiers delivered an address to the nation.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:42om eftermiddagen -
  • Men in court charged with death of Megan Bannister
    Jason Burder, 28, and Adam King, 27, appeared in Birmingham Crown Court charged with gross negligence manslaughter over the death of Megan Bannister, whose body was found in a car.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:39om eftermiddagen -
  • Boris Johnson to meet husband of wife jailed in Iran
    Boris Johnson will finally meet the husband of jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to discuss the possibility of her being offered 'diplomatic protection'.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:36om eftermiddagen -
  • Rohingya crisis 'is good for business' boasts pimp
    Sex traffickers are targeting young women and children in the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps where more than 600,000 people now live after fleeing the violence in Myanmar.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:29om eftermiddagen -
  • Syrian family flee home fire bomb put in their letter box
    Neighbours found the family huddled in the back garden after a petrol-type accelerate was pushed through the front door letterbox of the semi-detached house in Haydock, Merseyside.
    - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:26om eftermiddagen -
  • Senior MP says Mugabe's era is 'coming to an end'
    Tory grandee Sir Nicholas Soames said the dictator's decades-long grip on power was 'coming to an end'.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:21om eftermiddagen -
  • Teenager stabbed in London's Primrose Hill
    A teenager was knifed by a gang as he stood with a crowd of female friends in millionaire north London suburb Primrose Hill (afbilledet). He was found in nearby Regent's Park.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:19om eftermiddagen -
  • Mugabe: From Catholic to Marxist to brutal despot
    Raised by Jesuits, the young Robert Mugabe was instilled with an austere sense of self-discipline from the beginning of his life in Southern Rhodesia - now Zimbabwe.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:15om eftermiddagen -
  • Guy Hedger 'murderers shot marketing boss at his home'
    Marketing executive Guy Hedger, 61, was shot dead in the early hours of April 30 after at least two intruders entered his £1million home in rural Dorset.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:56om eftermiddagen -
  • Commons only equal when there are 'rubbish women MPs'
    Dawn Butler, shadow minister for women and equalities, made the claim as she called for dramatic changes to the way Westminster works.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:47om eftermiddagen -
  • YouTuber Simon Wilson blags his way to MTV EMAs bash
    Simon Wilson (pictured with David Guetta), from Wrexham, north Wales, sneaked into the star-studded wards at Wembley Arena, which was presented by Rita Ora, on Sunday.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:47om eftermiddagen -
  • Duty Free star Keith Barron dies aged 83
    A statement from Barron's agent said the star (afbilledet) enjoyed a 'long and varied career', and that he is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary, and his actor son Jamie.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:47om eftermiddagen -
  • Jobs market stays strong but families face wages squeeze
    Unemployment has dipped over the latest quarter to a 12-year low, according to official figures released today, but there is more evidence of a squeeze on families with wage rises below inflation.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:46om eftermiddagen -
  • Migrants trying to reach Europe sold as slaves in Libya
    After EU efforts to block migrants from crossing the Mediterranean from Libya, thousands are left stranded the hands of the human traffickers, some of whom are selling them as slaves.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:41om eftermiddagen -
  • Police fear 'Jo Cox-style attack' over death of London man
    A coroner may grant anonymity to police officers involved in the arrest of Rashan Charles, 20, who collapsed and died after being tackled by officers in a shop in east London.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:40om eftermiddagen -
  • Ex-boyfriend battered mother at Middlesbrough home
    Chelsea Watson, 26, from Middlesbrough, was hit with a glass, stamped on, strangled and kicked during the savage assault at the hands of Dean Murphy.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:38om eftermiddagen -
  • David Stirling's Scottish farmhouse falls into disrepair
    A 19th Century farmhouse on the Scottish estate where SAS founder David Stirling grew up has been pictured in a shocking state of disrepair with plaster crumbling and stonework cracking.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:35om eftermiddagen -
  • Mother plunged 25ft to death climbing into Bristol flat
    Simone Jarvis (afbilledet) suffered fatal head injuries after falling from an upper windowsill when brickwork she was holding to came lose outside her flat in Redland, Bristol.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:20om eftermiddagen -
  • Paul Booth's brother 'faced brick wall reporting murder'
    David Dearlove, 71, is on trial for the 1968 murder in Stockton of Paul Booth (afbilledet), whose brother Peter reported him after seeing a photo of Dearlove and Paul on Facebook.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:17om eftermiddagen -
  • Oadby police to want lights turned on after burglar raids
    Council officials in Oadby, Leicestershire switched off street lights at midnight in an effort to save cash, however, residents soon reported a surge in burglaries with criminals stealing gold and cars.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:15om eftermiddagen -
  • Pascal Molliere accused of sexually assaulting women
    Pascal Molliere, pictured outside Southwark Crown Court in London, is accused of groping the four women who were referred to him by a casting director through a website Starnow.co.uk.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:13om eftermiddagen -
  • Husband charged with killing wife found dead in Manchester
    Darren Merriman, 40, of Newhey, has been charged with the murder of Elizabeth Merriman, who was found dead at an address in Rochdale, Manchester, Sunday, October 22.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:10om eftermiddagen -
  • Ming dynasty hand-folding chairs sell for £5.3million
    The four incredibly rare set of Huanghuali folding chairs (afbilledet) are considered a masterpiece of Ming Dynasty furniture and were tipped to sell for just £150,000 in London.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:03om eftermiddagen -
  • Inside the unusual wedding reception of Charles Bronson
    Katie Price's ex Alex Reid (left) and a Charles Bronson impersonator were among the dozens of guests to attend the famous prisoner's unusual jailhouse wedding at HMP Wakefield.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:41om eftermiddagen -
  • Egyptian pop star is banned for 'mocking' the River Nile
    Sherine Abdel Wahab, a chart-topping Egyptian singer who once hosted the Arabic version of The Voice, has been banned from performing in her homeland after 'mocking' the River Nile.
    - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:25om eftermiddagen -
  • Amir Khan takes his £1.2million mansion off the market
    Amir Khan has taken his £1.2million luxury mansion in Lancashire off the housing market after reuniting with pregnant wife Faryal Makhdoom following weeks of feuding.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:20om eftermiddagen -
  • American stopped trying to cross from South Korea to North
    The 58-year-old, from Louisiana and named only as Mr A, was arrested Monday trying to cross the heavily guarded DMZ, which is also littered with mines, while on a vigilante diplomatic mission.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:55om eftermiddagen -
  • Ministers to reduce six-week wait for Universal Credit
    The flagship welfare reform has been hit by widespread criticism over the long wait which critics say are plunging families into debt as Christmas approaches.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:46om eftermiddagen -
  • 90% voters deem it unacceptable to proposition employees
    The findings of the ICM poll come in the midst of the Westminster sleaze scandal which has seen politicians from all the main political parties hit by sex assault and harassment claims.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:40om eftermiddagen -
  • Couple outraged at 'sexist' letter from Preston hospital
    Jo and Billy Martin, of Chorley, Lancashire, were sent a letter with the 'sexist remarks' two weeks after Mr Martin took three-year-old Jessica for an appointment at Royal Preston Hospital.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:36om eftermiddagen -
  • The day the Brits stopped Nazi Germany's Erwin Rommel
    Written by Major F.R. Jephson MC TD the book follows the First Battle of Alamein which took place from July 1, to July 27, 1942 at Ruweisat Ridge in the Egyptian desert.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:35om eftermiddagen -
  • Armed thug jailed for robbing woman with a knife
    Anthony Ormond, 30, targeted the 71-year-old woman inside her sheltered accommodation in Derby on May 5. The thug was jailed for nine years at Birmingham Crown Court.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:29om eftermiddagen -
  • LeapFrog AlphaPup toy appears to drop the F-Bomb
    Chloe Angel from Rotherham, South Yorkshire was stunned to discover the alphabet dog she bought for her 11-month-old son Huey seemingly dropped the F-Bomb during a nursery rhyme.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:24om eftermiddagen -
  • Birmingham paramedics who got angry note: patients first
    Amy Holton and Natasha Starkey (afbilledet) were the paramedics who were left a furious note after their ambulance blocked a man's driveway while they tried to save a dying man in Birmingham.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:23om eftermiddagen -
  • Clare Hitchen raised the sum for Nicola Hitchen
    Clare Hitchen, 45, raised the sum after Nicola Hitchen, 41 from Chester, was told that there was nothing UK doctors could do to treat her stage four cervical cancer.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:22om eftermiddagen -
  • Mother claims son was sent home for 'extreme' braids
    Trisha Jukes, 34, says her son Jordan Waterfield (afbilledet) was first sent to isolation before teachers ordered him to leave RSA Academy in Tipton, West Midlands.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 3:01om eftermiddagen -
  • Police release CCTV to catch 'top deck toucher' in London
    The Asian suspect (afbilledet) is said to have sexually assaulted several underage girls, in some instances groping them among other commuters on crowded buses in London.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:57om eftermiddagen -
  • Embassy in Zimbabwe warns UK citizens to stay indoors
    The Foreign Office has warned UK citizens in Zimbabwe to stay indoors and avoid any political activities or demonstrations amid 'unusual military activity'.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:43om eftermiddagen -
  • Afghan who killed EU official's daughter attempts suicide
    Hussein Khavari, who ambushed 19-year-old Maria Ladenburger in Freiberg in October last year before raping her and drowning her in a river, has attempted suicide several times.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:43om eftermiddagen -
  • British explorer Benedict Allen missing in PNG jungle
    Fears are growing for explorer Benedict Allen (afbilledet), 57, from Bristol, was dropped by helicopter into the remote jungles of Papua New Guinea three weeks ago but has not been heard of since.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:40om eftermiddagen -
  • American holidaymaker was accidentally crushed to death
    Jianhua Qin, 55, an estate agent from North Carolina, became trapped under the wheel of the hire car when her husband Li You took his foot off the brake and failed to apply the handbrake.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:28om eftermiddagen -
  • Kent pensioner jailed after 160 guns found in his home
    Paul Bushell, pictured arriving at Maidstone Crown Court today, assembled the illegal arsenal of 160 guns. The pensioner, however, was not an underworld armourer supplying crime gangs.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:25om eftermiddagen -
  • Pope Francis gets £165,000 Lamborghini sent to the Vatican
    Special edition Huracan will be auctioned off by Sotheby's, with the proceeds going towards helping rebuild Christian communities in Iraq that have been devastated by ISIS.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:25om eftermiddagen -
  • Pro-ISIS jihadists vow 'Christmas blood' in propaganda
    Wafa Media Group, a pro-ISIS organisation, posted an image online on Tuesday showing a masked man driving a car filled with a gun and backpack toward St Peter's Basilica.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 2:23om eftermiddagen -
  • Brits face higher housing costs and longer working hours
    Britain is lagging behind in the bottom third of OECD countries for working hours, housing affordability and low paid work, according to the How's Life? Report 2017.
    - 6 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 1:51om eftermiddagen -
  • David Cameron snubs Alex Salmond's Russia Today show
    Alex Salmond's programme is due to air on Kremlin-funded Russia Today for the first time tomorrow despite a storm of criticism about him launching the programme on the station.
    - 6 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 1:49om eftermiddagen -
  • Ruben Loftus-Cheek survives triple lightning strike
    The Premier League footballer's mansion in Cobham, Surrey, was struck by lightning twice in a matter of days, sparking a blaze which nearly destroyed the £1.8 million property.
    - 6 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 1:41om eftermiddagen -

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    • newI wish Buhari congratulated me on my birthday, says Fayose
      Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said one of his greatest wishes on his 57th birthday was to have woken up in the morning to receive a congratulatory message from President Muhammadu Buhari or read such message
      - 3 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 7:49om eftermiddagen -
    • newAnambra poll: Ojukwu dumps APGA for APC
      Mr Emeka Ojukwu jnr, son of the founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress. Ojukwu jnr made his declaration on Wednesday in Awka, at the grand finale ca
      - 9 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 7:43om eftermiddagen -
    • newBuhari orders reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of the security aides of the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the Preside
      - 15 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 7:37om eftermiddagen -
    • newSpain to introduce video technology next season
      Spain’s La Liga will use the Video Assistant Referee system next season, the country’s football federation (RFEF) confirmed on Wednesday. “The president of the referee’s technical commission, Victoriano Sanchez Arminio, has informed all first
      - 28 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 7:24om eftermiddagen -
    • newEgypt court upholds life sentence of Brotherhood leader
      An Egyptian court Wednesday upheld a life sentence passed in 2016 against Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie over deadly clashes following Islamist president Mohamed Morsi’s ouster, judicial officials said. The court of cassation, whose ruling
      - 41 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 7:11om eftermiddagen -
    • newICYMI: Fans attack Argentina coach
      Festus Abu Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli came under fierce attack after La Albiceleste’s stunning 4-2 defeat by Nigeria in their friendly match in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday. The Super Eagles recovered from 2-0 down to beat the Lionel Mes
      - 53 mins ago 15 Nov 17, 6:59om eftermiddagen -
    • Zimbabweans in South Africa hope for change at home as army seizes power
      Zimbabweans living in South Africa hope the move by the military to seize power from President Robert Mugabe will end corruption, abuse of power and economic hardships, even though uncertainty remained as to who was in charge. Zimbabwe’s military s
      - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:44om eftermiddagen -
    • Herbal healing drug linked to 36 deaths, experts warn
      A herbal drug that claims to have healing properties has been linked to 36 deaths. The drug, Kratom, can cause seizures, liver damage and severe withdrawal symptoms, warns the US Food and Drug Administration. The drug has increased in popularity over
      - 1 hour ago 15 Nov 17, 6:31om eftermiddagen -
    • Barcelona’s Mascherano out for one month
      Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano will be sidelined for a month with a thigh injury he suffered in Argentina’s friendly international against Nigeria, the club said on Wednesday. Mascherano played the full 90 minutes in his country’s surprise
      - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:19om eftermiddagen -
    • Paedophile dwarf spared jail because he’s too short for prison

      - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:11om eftermiddagen -
    • UPDATED: Italy sack coach Ventura after World Cup failure
      Gian Piero Ventura was sacked as Italy coach on Wednesday after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup finals. The veteran coach’s fate was sealed after a crisis meeting of the Italian Football Federation in Rome. The 69-year-old had
      - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:00om eftermiddagen -
    • Dad who punched two-day-old daughter to death, found dead in cell
      A father who killed his two-day-old baby girl because she wouldn’t stop crying has been found dead in his prison cell Liam Deane, 22, was jailed a month ago after pleading guilty to punching his two-day-old baby, Luna, in the face causing fatal inj
      - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:59om eftermiddagen -
    • FG revokes residence permits of expatriates in Atiku’s Intels, other companies
      Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has revoked the residence permits of the expatriate workers in six companies, including Intels Nigeria Ltd., said to belong to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
      - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:59om eftermiddagen -
    • ICYMI: Dangote sells noodle plants to rival for N3.75bn
      Stanley Opara with agency report A unit of Dangote Flour Mills, Dangote Noodles Limited, has sold two production lines to rival pasta maker, De United Foods Industries, for N3.75bn ($12.26m), the company said on Tuesday. De United said it had signed
      - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:57om eftermiddagen -
    • WAEC creates January/February diet for WASSCE
      The West African Examinations Council has created a new diet of its examination to cater for a large number of external candidates registering for the examination. The council’s Head, National Office, Mr Olu Adenipekun, disclosed this at the unveil
      - 2 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:49om eftermiddagen -
    • Liverpool manager Klopp hospitalised
      Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was admitted to hospital on Wednesday following a health scare. Media reports said Klopp had told Liverpool’s medical staff that he was feeling ill, and the 50-year-old German was urged to go to a hospital for further
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:19om eftermiddagen -
    • Buhari dares IPOB, shutdown Anambra
      Toby Okafor, Awka Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday stood still for President Muhammadu Buhari as he attended the grand finale of the campaign of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the November 18 poll in the s
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 5:19om eftermiddagen -
    • PHOTOS: Nigerians deported from Libya arrive in Benin
      Some Nigerian recently deported from Libya during their arrival in Benin, the Edo State‎ capital on Wednesday (c) Alexander Okere/PUNCH
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:54om eftermiddagen -
    • Key dates in Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule
      The following are key dates in President Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule, one of the longest on the African continent. april 18, 1980: Rhodesia gains independence after 90 years as a British colony, taking new name Zimbabwe. The 1972-1979 war of indep
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:46om eftermiddagen -
    • Strange illness kills three in Sokoto
      The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state. A mechanic and father of five, one Malam Abdullahi Lawal, 58, died as a resul
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:46om eftermiddagen -
    • $1m in artwork stolen during NYC party
      A fine arts publisher in New York is seeking the return of gold figurines worth an estimated one million dollars which were apparently stolen during a party at his Manhattan home. Alexis Gregory, 81, had invited 25 people to attend a piano recital an
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:39om eftermiddagen -
    • TSA: $21.3m trapped in Heritage Bank, NPA tells Reps
      John Ameh, Abuja Up to $21.3m of Federal Government’s funds held for the Nigerian Port Authority by Heritage Bank has been trapped in its vault since 2016, the NPA told the House of Representatives in Abuja on Wednesday. The Managing Director of th
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:39om eftermiddagen -
    • Dangote donates N100m mosque to FOMWAN
      Dangote Foundation has donated a mosque worth N100m to the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria in Abuja. The Chief Corporate Communication Officer, Dangote Group, Mr Anthony Chiejina, on Wednesday in a statement said that the foun
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:32om eftermiddagen -
    • [PHOTOS] Kwara communities’ clash over handout from local singer
      SEE ALSO: One injured, cars, houses vandalised as Kwara communities fight over pittance handout from local singer
      - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:18om eftermiddagen -
    • Zimbabwe: Britain does not want another tyrant in power – Boris Johnson
      Britain does not want to see one tyrant take over from another in Zimbabwe after the military seized power in Harare, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Wednesday. “Nobody wants simply to see the transition from one unelected tyrant to a next.
      - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:15om eftermiddagen -
    • Rivers reject police report on Wike, Amaechi face-off
      Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE Rivers State Government has dismissed the Nigeria Police report on the alleged convoy attack on the State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike by security details to the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi. Th
      - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:13om eftermiddagen -
    • Police smash child kidnapping syndicate in Kano
      The police in Kano have smashed a notorious syndicate which specialises in kidnapping children in Kano metropolis and environs. The Police Public Relations Officer in Kano State, DSP Magaji Majiya, disclosed this while parading the suspects before ne
      - 4 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:07om eftermiddagen -
    • Ex-aide to Jonathan, Dudafa, did not declare 15m shares – EFCC witness
      A witness on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, did not declare 15 million shares he possessed in a secret company. A Senior Detective Superintendent with the Econo
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    • Zimbabwe crisis seems like coup – AU
      The head of the African Union on Wednesday said the crisis in Zimbabwe “seems like a coup” and called on the military to halt their actions and restore constitutional order. Alpha Conde, who is also Guinea’s president, said the AU condemned the
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    • One injured, cars, houses vandalised as Kwara communities fight over pittance handout from local singer
      Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Alale of Etan, Mr. Simeon Adebayo and the Chairman, Etan Development Association, Mr. Samuel Oyewole, on Wednesday said a man, Sunday Abidoye, was injured; while six houses, one car and plantations of cashew, guinea corn
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    • Osinbajo meets INEC boss inside Aso Rock
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is holding barely three days to the governorship el
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    • Bodies of 15 illegal immigrants found in Pakistan
      The bullet-riddled bodies of 15 Pakistani illegal migrants were found near the Iranian border in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province Wednesday, officials said. The migrants, found in the district of Ketch, were apparently taken from their
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    • Court awards N10,000 against Akwa Ibom Speaker, DSS
      Etim Ekpimah, Uyo The Federal High Court, Court 2, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has awarded N5,000 apiece against the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Speaker, Mr. Onofiok Luke; and the Department of State Services. The presiding judge, Justice Fatun Riman
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    • Again, Kenya’s top court hears petitions to cancel election
      Kenya’s Supreme Court on Wednesday began hearing two petitions to annul last month’s presidential election, which was already a re-run ordered by the court after it annulled an earlier vote. The court hearing is the latest in a long and winding l
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    • Former EFCC boss, Farida Waziri, hired to attack me – Jonathan
      Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the claim that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was stifled under his administration, saying his accuser was hired to attack him. A former chairman of the anti-graft agency, Farida Waziri, h
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    • FG to hire economic growth expert for N458m
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the hiring of a consultant to conduct a study that will aid the implementation of the present administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. The Minister of Budget and
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    • I didn’t know my ministers, top government officials -Buhari
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari says he did not know many of his appointees, including ministers, as of the time he appointed them into top government positions. He said he only came across their names from the records which he wor
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    • We’re ready for investigations into statues’ construction – Imo Govt
      Gibson Achonu, Owerri Following the recent demand by a human rights advocacy group, Socio Economic Rights and Accountability Project for the probe of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State over the erection in Owerri of the statues of presidents Jacob
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    • Ndume resumes, Senate ignores lawmaker’s request
      Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District, Senator Ali Ndume, resumed on Wednesday from his six-month suspension by the Senate. Ndume, at the plenary on Wednesday, raised a point of order to speak on the North East
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    • Anambra election: Police to restrict vehicular movement on Niger Bridge
      Theophilus Onojeghen, Warri The Delta State Police Command on Wednesday declared that there will be a restriction of vehicular movement on the popular Niger Bridge during the Anambra State governorship election holding on Saturday. The restriction wi
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    • ‘Blame FG’s unseriousness for Niger Delta Avengers’ renewed threats’
      Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The immediate President, Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, Mr. Udengs Eradiri, has blamed the Federal Government’s unseriousness and lack of commitment to address the Niger Delta problems for the renewed threats by the Niger Delta
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    • Tribunal nullifies Katsina House of Reps by-election, orders fresh poll
      Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Katsina, on Wednesday nullified the May 20, 2017 by-election for the Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency of Katsina State. It also directed the Independent National El
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    • Army takes over Zimbabwe: What we know
      Zimbabwe is under the control of the military two days after its army chief warned President Robert Mugabe against purging the ruling party’s senior ranks. Analysts say it appears to be the climax of a power struggle between liberation-era figures
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    • [PHOTOS] Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting
      Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the Wednesday, November 15 meeting of the Federal Executive Council, held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. See the photos by Novo Isioro:
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    • Demystifying the Cock President
      Tunde Odesola Where on earth is good, old Bongos Ikwue? Ja, Bongos Ikwue, the Idoma crooner, who was both profound and simple in his soulful, folksy and instructive songs such as ‘Amen’, ‘Mariama’, ‘Still Searching’, ‘What’s g
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    • Developments in Zimbabwe ‘a matter of concern’- EU
      The recent developments in Zimbabwe are “a matter of concern” for the European Union, European Commission spokeswoman Catherine Ray said on Wednesday in Brussels. “We call on all the relevant players to move from confrontation to dialogue with
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    • Britain urges no violence in Zimbabwe
      Britain on Wednesday urged all sides in Zimbabwe to refrain from violence and said the situation was “very fluid” after the military took control of the country. “At the moment it’s very fluid and it’s hard to say exactly how this will turn
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    • Buhari wants respect for constitution in Zimbabwe
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday called for calm, peace and respect for the constitution in Zimbabwe. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President urged all pol
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    • Buhari to open World Aviation Forum in Nigeria
      Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to flag off the annual World Aviation Forum being organised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation and to be hosted in Nigeria later this month, the Ministry of Aviation anno
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    • Pope gets $237,000 Lamborghini as gift
      Lamborghini gave Pope Francis a personalised white supercar on Wednesday, but he put it up for auction to raise money for charity rather than give up his trademark popemobile. The Huracan sports car, which boasts a 610 metric horsepower, was blessed
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    • ‘Fayose, forget your presidential ambition’
      One of the aspirants for the chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof Tunde Adeniran has called on the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose to let go his presidential ambition. Adeniran who made the call in Abuja on shortly after he r
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    • Anambra election: Senate gives IGP 24-hrs to restore Obiano’s aides
      The Senate on Wednesday directed the Inspector General of Police ( IGP ), Mr Ibrahim Idris to restore security aides of Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra within 24 hours. The directive was sequel to a Point of Order raised by Deputy Minority Leader, Sen.
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    • Farida Waziri simply hired to attack me, says Jonathan
      Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to claims by the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Farida Waziri, that she was sacked because she refused to back down on a suspect during the oil subsidy scandal. M
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    • Malami tells Senate panel: I met with Maina in Dubai
      Justice minister admits writing commission ‘Maina ran account through sms, e-mail’ A clearer picture of Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami’s role in the reinstatement of fugitive civil servant Abdulrash
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    • Maina ran bank account through sms, email, EFCC tells court
      A Federal High Court in Abuja heard yesterday how huge sums belonging to pensioners were allegedly diverted by former Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF) Stephen Oronsaye and former Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulras
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    • Govt to raise N311b from assets sale
      •Alcohol, tobacco duties to go up HOW will the Federal Government fund next year’s N8.6tr budget? The government plans to generate N311 billion from privatisation and outright sale of assets to partly finance the budget. Budget and National Plann
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    • Buhari: more development for Southeast
      President Muhammadu Buhari got a rousing reception yesterday on his first visit to the Southeast since he came into office in 2015. He got traditional titles and gift items – 2,000 tubers of yam and 2,000 bags of rice. Ebonyi State is a leading pro
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    • Patience Jonathan’s N350m frozen
      The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted an order temporarily freezing N350 million allegedly traced to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife Dame Patience. The money is in an account domiciled in Stanbic IBTC, the Economic and Finan
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    • Lagos faults Amnesty’s claim on demolition
      The Lagos State Government yesterday described the Amnesty International (AI’s) report as “bias, inaccuracies and exaggerations.” Commissioner for Information and Strategy Steve Ayorinde said the inter-ethnic clashes that led to the burning of
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    • Mining: Good roadmap, slow implementation
      Mining has immense capacity to dislodge oil as the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy. But moves by the Federal Government to diversify its revenue base with the implementation of the roadmap for the sector’s development seem slow in yelding the desir
      - 21 hours ago 14 Nov 17, 11:04om eftermiddagen -

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    • BREAKING: Troops Battle Boko Haram Terrorists In Adamawa Community
      Troops of the Nigerian Army have reportedly engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a gun battle in Sabon Gari village, Adamawa State. The village, located between Gulak and Madagali town in the state, came under attack today (Wednesday) evening, according
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    • How I Got ‘Greatest Surprise Gift’ From Typist – Osinbajo
      Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has shared an inspiring story of how he got a surprise gift from a typist he once worked while he was a lecturer at the Department of Law in the University of Lagos (UNILAG). Using his personal Twitter handle, @ProfOsinba
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    • Senate Orders IGP To Restore Obiano’s Security
      The Senate has ordered the Inspector General of Police, (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to immediately restore the security details of Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano. The lawmakers on Wednesday, November 15, criticised the decision of the IGP to withdraw
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    • Aisha Praises Buhari For Comments About ‘Incompetent’ Teachers
      Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha has praised the President for supporting the call for the sack of ‘incompetent’ teachers. The President’s wife on Tuesday, November 14 took to her official Twitter handle @aishambuhari and praised her h
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    • President Buhari To Open World Aviation Forum
      President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to attend the opening ceremony of the World Aviation Forum, and flag off the event. This was contained in a statement issued Wednesday by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Avia
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    • PSC Delegates Team To Monitor Police Conduct In Anambra Election
      The Police Service Commission (PSC) will send a high-powered team of monitors to Anambra State for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 18. A statement issued Tuesday by the Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu An
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    • Ogun Govt Empowers 20,000 Women
      Ogun State government has empowered more than 20,000 women drawn from various parts of the state. The women were empowered as government disbursed single-digit loan towards boosting their business ventures and making them more financially buoyant. Pe
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    • FRSC Commissions Special Marshals To Reduce Road Accidents
      As part of efforts to reduce road accidents during the ember months, the Federal Road Safety Corp on Tuesday commissioned more 150 volunteers popularly known as special marshals. Some illustrious sons and daughters of Ekiti state including legal lumi
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    • Amnesty International’s Claims On Forced Evictions Inaccurate – Lagos Govt
      The Lagos State Government has rejected Amnesty International’s report on forced evictions in the state, saying it is biased and contains inaccuracies and exaggerations. In a report entitled ‘The Human Cost of a Megacity: Forced Evictions of the
      - 1 day ago 14 Nov 17, 4:09om eftermiddagen -

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    • Nigerian Air Force partners Turkey Armed Forces
      Statement says both countries will benefit from the intended collaboration.The post Nigerian Air Force partners Turkey Armed Forces appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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    • Another Nigerian lawmaker sacked
      The tribunal on Wednesday also ordered for the conduct of fresh bye-election in 15 polling units.The post Another Nigerian lawmaker sacked appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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    • JAMB disburses N28.8 million for prison centres
      The board has proposed March 9 til 17 for exams. The post JAMB disburses N28.8 million for prison centres appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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    • Anambra Election: Buhari directs reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides
      The Senate had earlier made a similar resolution.The post Anambra Election: Buhari directs reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:45om eftermiddagen -
    • Ambode is persecuting me, APC National Legal Adviser cries out
      “The Lagos State government, under the governorship of Akinwunmi Ambode is out on a vendetta,” Mr. Banire said.The post Ambode is persecuting me, APC National Legal Adviser cries out appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
      - 3 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 4:40om eftermiddagen -
    • Federal character policy hindering Nigeria’s development – Speaker
      “The federal character policy has led to the systematic collapse of the nation’s socio-economic and political environment.”The post Federal character policy hindering Nigeria’s development – Speaker appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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