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  • newJonathan’s govt won gold in corruption -Tinubu
    The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and presenter of the book Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of having institutionalized corruption during his administration, stressing that the administra
    - 28 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:07pm -
  • newWorld Cup: Permutations as focus turns to draw
    Ticket sales resumed on Thursday for the 2018 World Cup with demand expected to be high as all eyes turn to the draw following the last of the play-offs for the tournament in Russia.The post World Cup: Permutations as focus turns to draw appeared fi
    - 34 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 6:01pm -
  • newPope denounces healthcare inequality in rich countries
    Pope Francis on Thursday took wealthy nations to task over unequal healthcare and systems which increasingly penalise all but the very wealthy.The post Pope denounces healthcare inequality in rich countries appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 38 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:57pm -
  • newWe’re ready for fresh elections for basketball to progress, Umar’s faction of NBBF says
    Tijani Umar, President of a faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), on Thursday said his group was ready for moves to put an end to the impasse in Nigerian basketball.The post We’re ready for fresh elections for basketball to progress
    - 42 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:53pm -
  • newSteal public money, go to jail, Buhari tells Nigerians
    PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Thursday warned public officers that any one that steals public funds should be ready to face the wrath of the law. The post Steal public money, go to jail, Buhari tells Nigerians appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 49 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:46pm -
  • newInfrastructural deficit: Ehanire, Izuwa, others call for policies to boost investors’ confidence
    To address Nigeria’s infrastructural deficit, government must adopt proactive legislation and ensure transparency in accessing relevant information to boost investors’ confidenceThe post Infrastructural deficit: Ehanire, Izuwa, others call for p
    - 51 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:44pm -
  • newNOC fails to resolve NBBF impasse, to seek FIBA’s extension of deadline
    The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) on Thursday in Abuja failed to achieve a resolution of the leadership tussle at the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) and will now seek other options.The post NOC fails to resolve NBBF impasse, to seek FIBA’s
    - 52 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:43pm -
  • newAnambra poll: The thing with Nwoye
    OF all the candidates contesting the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Tony Nwoye stands out. Apart from being the youngest candidate among the major political parties (he is 43 e…
    - 58 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:37pm -
  • Seamless port operations critical to end Apapa gridlock – Ambode
    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday identified seamless port operations as a condition that will enable permanent resolution of the Apapa gridlock.The post Seamless port operations critical to end Apapa gridlock – Ambode appeared
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:35pm -
  • Edo Govt to unveil new security architecture by December 1
    Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said that a new security arrangement that will enhance the operation of the police and other security agencies in the state will be launched by December 1.The post Edo Govt to unveil new security architectu
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:34pm -
  • Economy successfully exits recession, Osinbajo insists
    Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, insisted that the country has successfully exited recession, contrary to claim from some quarters that the country was still in recession.The post Economy successfully exits recession, Osinbajo in
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:18pm -
  • Seamless port operations critical to end Apapa gridlock – Ambode
    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday identified seamless port operations as a condition that will enable permanent resolution of the Apapa gridlock.The post Seamless port operations critical to end Apapa gridlock – Ambode appeared
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:07pm -
  • Patience Jonathan urges court to set aside $5.8m, N3.5b forfeiture order
    Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, on Thursday asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside an order which froze her bank accounts containing $5.8 million and N3.5 billion.The post Patience Jonathan urges court to set aside
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:06pm -
  • Terrorism financing/Money laundering: GIABA backs freezing of accounts without BVN
    The Inter-Governmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa, GIABA, on Thursday, said it was in support of bid by the Federal Government of Nigeria to freeze all bank accounts without a Bank Verification Number, BVN.The post Terrori
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:59pm -
  • Senate passes Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan Bill
    The Senate on Thursday passed the Bill on Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan, as part of efforts to transform the automotive industry.The post Senate passes Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan Bill appeared first on Vanguard New
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:58pm -
  • Free Education: Don calls for prosecution of parents who fails to enroll their wards
    A Professor of English Department, Bayero University, Kano, Professor Ismaila Tsiga on Thursday called for the prosecution of parents who fails to enroll their wards in the free compulsory basic education.The post Free Education: Don calls for prose
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:52pm -
  • Morgan Tsvangirai calls on Mugabe to resign
    Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai urged President Robert Mugabe to resign in the interest of the country after the military seized power.The post Morgan Tsvangirai calls on Mugabe to resign appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:52pm -
  • Looted fund recoveries not enough to stop foreign borrowings — FG
    The Federal Government on Thursday explained its decision to resort to foreign borrowings, stating that contrary to expectations, the funding requirements of the country largely outweighs the amount of funds recovered from corrupt individuals so far.
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:46pm -
  • Reps probe Second Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway contract
    House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committee on Works to investigate the nature of the Contracts and concession arrangements on the Second Niger Bridge and Lagos-Ibadan Expressway contracts.The post Reps probe Second Niger Bridge, Lag
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:29pm -
  • 221 Police personnel attached to Gov. Obiano-FPRO
    The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said that 221 police officers were attached to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra for his personal and office protection.The post 221 Police personnel attached to Gov. Obiano-FPRO appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:29pm -

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  • Thai boxing coach jailed for abusing girl in Rochdale
    Peter Feeley, 56, exploited his position at a Thai boxing gym in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, to seduce the youngster before having a series of illicit sexual encounters with her.
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:20pm -
  • Benedict Allen's wife reveals toll on their children
    Benedict Allen has failed to return from the Papua New Guinea jungle following a solo expedition to find the ‘last people on the planet’ who have no contact with the outside world.
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:17pm -
  • 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.
    - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:39pm -
  • Police search for uncle of teen arrested over Gaia Pope
    Police are now searching for the uncle of the teenager originally arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to Gaia Pope’s disappearance, his family said tonight.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:52pm -
  • Gaia Pope's mother claims she may be held against her will
    The mother of missing Dorset teenager Gaia Pope has launched an appeal desperately urging people to 'check their garages and vans because she could be being held prisoner there'.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:51pm -
  • Mugabe: From Catholic to Marxist to brutal despot
    The Zimbabwean tyrant met Sally Hayfron in 1958 when they were teaching at a college in Ghana and two years later they married. She died in 1992 and four years later he married Grace Marufu.
    - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:25am -
  • Duty Free star Keith Barron dies aged 83
    A statement from Barron's agent said the star (pictured) enjoyed a 'long and varied career', and that he is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary, and his actor son Jamie.
    - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:30am -
  • Belfast high rise tower block is engulfed in flames
    Emergency services are currently tackling the blaze at the 15-storey tower block in Dunmurry, near Belfast, and the fire comes just months after the tragic Grenfell Tower incident in west London.
    - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:25am -
  • Kent child's battle through chemo captured in images
    Poppy Martin, from Kent, is partially sighted because of a tumour growing behind her eye. Parents Ellena and Robbie have launched a £300,000 appeal for treatment abroad.
    - 9 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:59am -

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    • new‎Police parade suspected killers of late UNIBEN prof
      Alexander Okere, Benin Three suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a lecturer at University of Benin, Prof. Paul Otasowie, were on Thursday paraded by the police. Otasowie, formerly of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Enginee
      - 43 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:52pm -
    • new[Video] Corruption fight has brought us respect -Buhari
      President Muhammadu Buhari says the ongoing fight against corruption has started yielding fruitful results as Nigeria is now a respected nation in the world. The President stated this on Thursday at the public presentation of a book titled “Making
      - 56 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:39pm -
    • Reps seek new broadcast law for Nigeria
      John Ameh, Abuja The House of Representatives on Thursday sought the enactment of a new broadcast law for the country to incorporate digital broadcasting. Principally, the House wants the new law to clearly define the “roles and responsibilities of
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:33pm -
    • 11 powerful Mugabe quotes
      Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has a long history of making colourful or controversial remarks during a reign that has spanned nearly four decades. Among them: – On staying in office – “Some are saying ‘Mr Mugabe is old, so he should
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:14pm -
    • Four arraigned over Ozubulu Church killings
      Tony Okafor, Awka Four suspects were, on Thursday, arraigned before an Anambra State Magistrates’ Court sitting at Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state, over their alleged involvement in the killings at St. Philip’s Catholic Churc
      - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 5:11pm -
    • Lagos govt plans 12-hour street carnival
      The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it would hold a 12-hour street carnival on the popular Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja, on December 3 ahead of the Yuletide. The Special Adviser to Gov.Akinwunmi Ambode on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Adebimpe Ak
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
    • My role in ‘Jenifa’s Diary’ earns me popularity — Jerry Koko
      A Nollywood actor, Jerry Smart Ordu, with the stage name Jerry Koko, says that his starring in the popular soap opera -“Jenifa’s Diary’’ has earned him more popularity. Koko with other stage names such as “Mr Randy’’, “Rakon’’ and
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:58pm -
    • Nigeria nears deal with Boeing, Airbus on national carrier
      The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says that the Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Boeing on the establishment of a national carrier for Nigeria. Sirika, in his tweet on his handle, @hadisirika, o
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:56pm -
    • Buhari, a true progressive leader – Dogara
      A chieftain of All Progressives Congress in Niger, Alhaji Ahmed Dogara, on Thursday urged Nigerian politicians to emulate President Muhammadu Buhari’s style of responsible politics. According to him, the presidential order for the reinstatement o
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:50pm -
    • Man City’s Aguero good to go after dizzy spell
      Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has declared himself fit for Saturday’s trip to Leicester City after suffering a dizzy spell while on international duty with Argentina. Aguero was substituted at half-time of Argentina’s 4-2 friendly defeat
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:47pm -
    • 221 police personnel attached to Obiano – Spokesman
      The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said that 221 police officers were attached to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra for his personal and office protection. Obiano had alleged the withdrawal of his Aide-De-Camp. A statement by the Force spokesman, C
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:40pm -
    • ICYMI: EFCC and the case of the ‘crazy’ informant
      Thursday with Abimbola Adelakun, aadelakun@punchng.com You knew something had to be amiss when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chairman, Ibrahim Magu, was quoted as saying although the whistle-blower who alerted them to the stash of mo
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:37pm -
    • I’ll repay Nigerians’ goodwill by protecting their interests –Buhari
      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he had resolved to pay back the goodwill Nigerians extended towards him during his recent health crisis by protecting their interests with all the energy at his disposal. He restated
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
    • Stephanie Otobo shuns Apostle Suleman’s N1bn libel suit
      Oladimeji Ramon The N1bn libel suit filed by the President/Founder of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleman, against a Canada-based lady, Stephanie Otobo, was stalled on Thursday due to the absence of the defendant in court. Suleman instituted
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:13pm -
    • UPDATED: Mugabe meets regional envoys in Harare
      President Robert Mugabe and envoys from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held talks in Harare on Thursday, a South African official said, after the military took control of Zimbabwe. “They are meeting with President Robert Mugabe a
      - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:07pm -
    • Knee surgery for PSG’s Thiago Motta
      Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta looks set to go under the knife for a knee complaint which will sideline him until after the winter break, the club said on Thursday. Motta is now 35 and has been playing less as midfield starlet Adrien Rab
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 4:04pm -
    • Niger governor nominates 18 commissioners
      Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has submitted the names of 18 commissioner-nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. Bello, in a letter read on the floor of the House on Thursday by the Speaker, Ahmed Marafa, sa
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    • 95% SMEs collapse within a year due to multiple taxation –Elumelu
      The Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu, on Thursday said that 95 percent of Small and Medium Enterprises fold up within a year in Nigeria due to multiple taxes and levies. Elumelu said this at the Lagos Business School Alumni Association 201
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 3:41pm -
    • Nadal wins doping defamation case against French ex-minister
      Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal won a defamation case against former French health and sports minister Roselyne Bachelot on Thursday after she accused him of doping on television. Bachelot was handed a 500-euro (600-dollar) fine by a court in Paris
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 3:14pm -
    • NMA raises alarm as 900 doctors resign from UCH, Lagos hospitals
      The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State Chapter on Thursday said the exodus of doctors from Nigeria had reached an alarming proportion and called for improved health sector funding to discourage it. The Chairman, Dr Olumuyiwa Odusote, said in L
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 3:14pm -
    • I can’t break my relationship with Dickson, says Jonathan
      Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he and the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, have come a long way, averring that there is no way he will break his relationship with the governor. Jonathan made the revel
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 3:13pm -
    • Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for $450.3m
      A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for $450.3 million in New York, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie’s said. “Salvator Mundi” or “Savior of the World,
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 3:02pm -
    • Fall from Grace: Mugabe’s wife was his weakness

      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:58pm -
    • Court adjourns Patience Jonathan’s rights violation suit till December
      The Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed December 8 to rule on a breach of fundamental human rights suit filed by Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Jonathan is asking the court to compel the Economic and Financial Crim
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:50pm -
    • Man, 88, seeks divorce from 55-year-old wife over infidelity
      An 88-year-old man, Gbeminiyi Adeyiga, on Thursday pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 30-year marriage over his wife’s alleged infidelity and lack of care. Adeyiga, who reside at No. 3, Adeyiga St., off Munirat
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:48pm -
    • Zimbabwe: Morgan Tsvangirai calls on Mugabe to resign
      Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai urged President Robert Mugabe to resign in the interest of the country after the military seized power. Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and has balked at mediation by a Ca
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:35pm -
    • Students protest against ASUP strike in Ondo
      Peter Dada, Akure Hundreds of students of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State disrupted social activities on the campus of the institution on Thursday as they protested against their lecturers joining the nationwide strike action embarked upo
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:29pm -
    • 25% of Nigerian adolescents are sexually active — NURHI
      Concerned by the spate of unsafe sex by adolescents in the country, an NGO, the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative, says there is a need for increased information about unsafe sex to reduce the consequences. According to the NGO, current
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:11pm -
    • I recruited Dickson for PDP – Goodluck Jonathan
      Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that there is no rift between him and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa contrary to perceptions held by some. According to a statement issued by Francis Agbo, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dickson on
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:47pm -
    • Robert Mugabe in 10 dates
      Key dates in the life of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe: – February 21, 1924: Mugabe is born into a Catholic family at Kutama Mission, northwest of Salisbury, the capital of the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia. 1960: Afte
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:46pm -
    • Cybercriminals turning fake news into profitable business – Report
      Cybercriminals have latched onto the notion of “fake news” and turned it into a profitable business model, with services starting at under $10, security researchers said Thursday. The online security firm Digital Shadows released a report highlig
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:42pm -
    • My husband tied, threw me inside cesspit – Estranged wife
      A housewife, Fausat Akinola, on Thursday told a Grade `C’ Customary Court, Agodi in Ibadan, that her husband of 15 years, one Sarafa Akinola, used to tie her to a tree in front of their house. Fausat, a mother of three, said this when testifying be
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:33pm -
    • Normalcy returns to Maiduguri after multiple bomb attacks
      Normalcy has returned to Muna Gari community of Konduga Local Government Area, Borno State, after Wednesday’s multiple suicide bomb attacks. The police had confirmed 18 persons killed and 29 others wounded after four suicide bombers hit the area. P
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:33pm -
    • Stunned Zimbabweans contemplate future without Mugabe
      Zimbabweans on Thursday weighed a future without their leader of nearly four decades after the army placed 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe, a liberation hero turned authoritarian leader, under house arrest. Many citizens have not known a time wit
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:24pm -
    • Pope condemns climate change denial, indifference
      Pope Francis on Thursday condemned climate change deniers, those who are indifferent to the problem, and those who place too much confidence on technological solutions to it. “We should avoid falling in these four perverse attitudes []: denial,…
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:19pm -
    • DSS seeks out of court settlement with pastor detained since March 7
      The Department of State Services, on Thursday told an FCT High Court, Lugbe, that it was seeking an out of court settlement in the suit filed by Pastor Innocent Freeborn, challenging his detention since March 7. Freeborn, a pastor with the Lord’s C
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:16pm -
    • AFRIMA, Nigeria/Argentina match dominate Google search
      Sunday’s All African Music Award and the Nigeria/Argentina football match dominated searches on the internet search engine, Google, this week. Google’s Spokesman, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, made this known in a dispatch to the News Agency of Niger
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:10pm -
    • Fans react as Kiss Daniel part ways with record label
      Some music enthusiasts, on Thursday advised record label owners and their artists to ensure proper signing of agreement to avoid disputes. They gave the advice in a reaction to popular Nigerian singer, Anidugbe Daniel, a.k.a Kiss Daniel’s announcem
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:50pm -
    • Man seeks divorce because wife cooks ‘once a week’
      A 45-year-old businessman, Garbar Pakachi, on Thursday approached a Nyanya Customary Court, Abuja, to dissolve his 22-year marriage over his wife’s inability to cook on a daily basis. Pakachi in his divorce petition alleged that since he married Ma
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:42pm -
    • Maradona angry Argentina lost to Nigeria
      Diego Maradona stated his desire to have another coaching opportunity with the Argentina national team, after Tuesday’s 4-2 defeat in a friendly against Nigeria. Nigeria fought back from two goals down in the match staged in Krasnodar, while Jorge
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:38pm -
    • We’ll never accept coup in Zimbabwe – African Union
      The head of the African Union said Thursday that the body “will never accept the military coup d’etat” in Zimbabwe. “We demand respect for the constitution, a return to the constitutional order and we will never accept the military coup d’e
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:29pm -
    • Boko Haram: Adamawa supports 500 vigilantes in Madagali
      No fewer than 500 local hunters and vigilance group members are being supported by the Adamawa State Government to help in the fight against insurgency in Madagali Local Government Area of the state. The Chairman of Madagali Local Council, Alhaji Yus
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:24pm -
    • Senate begins work on 2018 budget Wednesday
      Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has concluded plans to begin work on the 2018 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, made the announcement at the plenary on Thursday, urging legislators who were interested in particip
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:24pm -
    • Paedophile dwarf spared jail because he’s too short for prison

      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:15pm -
    • 205 inmates enrolled in formal, non-formal education in Plateau
      The Plateau Command of the Nigerian Prison Service said on Thursday that it enrolled 205 prison inmates in its formations across the state in formal and non-formal education in 2017. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Luka Ayedoo, in a stat
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:13pm -
    • Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:06pm -
    • Nine dead in suicide attack outside Kabul wedding hall
      A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a wedding hall in Kabul killing at least nine people, officials said Thursday, in an apparent attempt to strike a political gathering under way inside. The Taliban was quick to deny responsibility for the at
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:03pm -
    • Zimbabwe: Major developments overnight and Thursday morning
      On Wednesday evening, Zimbabwe state media urged all civil servants, business owners and traders to go to work on Thursday. The mood on Thursday morning, according to Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa in Harare, was “calm and quiet” with “some people
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:40am -
    • Five die, 19 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway multiple accident
      Five persons died and 19 others were seriously injured in an early morning multiple accident at Kara Bridge after Berger on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday. The Lagos State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Hyginus Omeje, who conf
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:37am -
    • Zimbabwe: Mugabe, wife, top allies holed up in ‘Blue House’ compound
      Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, his wife Grace and two key figures from her G40 political faction are under house arrest at Mugabe’s “Blue House” compound in Harare and are insisting the 93-year-old finishes his presidential term, a source sa
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:21am -

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    • new16 Edo girls returned from Libya with pregnancy
      A total of 16 girls out of the 169 Libya deportees received by the Edo State Government on Wednesday came back with pregnancy. Many of the girls refused to talk with journalists even as some had children with them. Last week, the Edo State Government
      - 41 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 5:54pm -
    • 40,000 of 75,000 registered Nigerian doctors practising abroad-NMA
      The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State Chapter, on Thursday said exodus of doctors from Nigeria had reached an alarming proportion, and called for improved health sector funding to discourage it. The Chairman the chapter, Dr Olumuyiwa Odusot
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 3:08pm -
    • Tinubu to Buhari: Nigeria must move towards true federalism
      The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Thursday said that Nigeria must urgently move towards true federalism. He spoke in Abuja while unveiling the book ‘Making Steady,…
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:48pm -
    • Global Investigative Conference opens in South Africa
      Over 1,200 investigative journalists from 130 countries are in Johannesburg, South Africa to attend the 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC). The Conference which is holding at the University of Witwatersrand will be for five days a
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:13pm -
    • I recruited Dickson for PDP, and there is no rift between us – Jonathan
      Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that there is no rift between him and Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa contrary to perceptions held by some. According to a statement issued by Francis Agbo, Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Dickson on Friday i
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:18pm -
    • Multiple bomb attacks kill 18, injure 29 in Maiduguri
      The Police in, Maiduguri, Borno on Wednesday said 18 persons were killed in multiple suicide bomb attacks at Muna Gari community of Konduga Local Government Area. Mr Victor Isuku, the Police Public Relations Officer ( PPRO ), confirmed the attack in
      - 9 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:45am -
    • Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: senior source
      President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday. The source said Mugabe is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit
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    • Google doodle honours Chinua Achebe

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    • FG following investigations on death of 2 Nigerians in S/Africa
      The Federal Government says it is following police investigations on the death of two Nigerians in South Africa. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja on Wednesday, signed by the Spokesperson, Mr Tope Elias-Fatile, said their deat
      - 16 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:52am -
    • Court refuses to stop Dasuki’s trial
      A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday rejected the request by former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mohammed Dasuki for an indefinite adjournment in his trial for alleged illegal possession of firearms and money laundering. Dasuki had filed a mot
      - 16 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:46am -

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    • 10 Key Dates In Chinua Achebe’s Life
      Lovers of literature and the world at large are celebrating one of Africa’s greatest storytellers, Chinua Achebe, who would have been 87 on November 16. While the literary Icon passed in 2013, his works and the impact he had on African storytelling
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 3:49pm -
    • Okowa Asks Residents To Sustain Peace In Delta
      Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has appealed to the people of the state (Deltans) to maintain the existing peace in the state. The governor said this on Thursday during an interview with reporters in Asaba shortly after a closed-door secur
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:37pm -
    • Kara Multiple Accident In Photos
      At least three persons lost their lives on Thursday in a fatal accident which happened at the popular Kara bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident, which happened in the early hours of the day, also left a number of people injured. Accordi
      - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:14am -
    • Akwa Ibom Governor Swears In New Commissioners
      Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has inducted two commissioners into the State Executive Council. Mr Ibanga Akpabio is the Commissioner for Ministry of Labour, Productivity and Manpower Planning, while Professor Victor Inoka is assigned the M
      - 11 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 7:56am -
    • Nigerian Girls Found Dead In Migrant Ship Drowned, Autopsies Show
      Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of 26 teenage migrant girls found dead in the Mediterranean in early November confirmed they almost all drowned at sea, Italian news agencies reported Wednesday. The loss of the girls — believed to be Nigerian
      - 21 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 9:54pm -
    • 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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