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  • newSomalia, Sudan pull out of CECAFA Cup in Kenya
    Somalia and Sudan have pulled out of next month's CECAFA Challenge Cup in Kenya, reducing the field to only 10 teams from the central, northern and southern African zones.The post Somalia, Sudan pull out of CECAFA Cup in Kenya appeared first on Vang
    - 30 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 3:09pm -
  • newDifferent men come, sleep with her in our home – Husband tells court
    An 88-year-old man, Gbeminiyi Adeyiga, on Thursday pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his 30-year-old marriage over his wife’s alleged infidelity and lack of care. Adeyiga, who reside at No. 3, Adeyiga St., off Mun
    - 46 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 2:53pm -
  • newCourt jails teenager 8 months, 14 strokes of cane for having carnal knowledge of girl
    A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State on Thursday sentenced a 16-year-old, Kingsley Ogwu, to eight months imprisonment for having carnal knowledge of a four-year-old girl.The post Court jails teenager 8 months, 14 strokes of cane for having
    - 58 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 2:41pm -
  • S. African envoys arrive Zimbabwe on mediation mission: minister
    Two South African special envoys have arrived in Zimbabwe on a mediation mission, SA Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Thursday.The post S. African envoys arrive Zimbabwe on mediation mission: minister appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 1 hour ago 16 Nov 17, 2:28pm -
  • Court rules on violation of Patience Jonathan’s fundamental human rights suit Dec. 8
    The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed Dec. 8 to rule on a breach of fundamental human rights suit filed by Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Jonathan.The post Court rules on violation of Patience Jonathan’s fundamental human rights su
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:33pm -
  • 2018 World Cup: Pots announced for final draws, Nigeria in Pot 4
    With Peru completing the line-up of 32 teams for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the seeding pots for the Final Draws on Dec. 1 was announced on Thursday, with Nigeria drawn in Pot 4.The post 2018 World Cup: Pots announced for final draws, Nigeria in
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:23pm -
  • Greece in mourning, several still missing in deadly flood
    Greece was in mourning Thursday as rescue crews tried to locate several people missing in a flood that killed 15 people near the capital, as rain continued to fall.The post Greece in mourning, several still missing in deadly flood appeared first on
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:18pm -
  • ‘Fake news’ becomes a business model – researchers
    yber criminals 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 ThursdayThe post ‘Fake news’ becomes a business model – researchers appea
    - 2 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:15pm -
  • I have no case to answer, Rickey Tarfa tells court
    ‎By Onozure Dania & Chisom Unachukwu Lagos ‎- A Senior Advocate of Nigeria Rickey Tarfa, standing trial over alleged gratification, an attempt to pervert justice and age falsification Thursday told a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere that he h
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:04pm -
  • Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe in 10 dates
    二月 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.The post Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe in 10 dates appeared first on Vanguard News
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 1:01pm -
  • 2018 World Cup: What’s lurking beyond the usual suspects?
    Lionel Messi knows the teams he fears most at the 2018 World Cup: champions Germany, Brazil, France and Spain. The post 2018 World Cup: What’s lurking beyond the usual suspects? appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:57pm -
  • Anambra poll: Security tightened after ‘Biafran boycott’ call
    Voters in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria, go the polls to elect a new governor this weekend, with security tight after a call from a pro-Biafran group for people to boycott the polls.The post Anambra poll: Security tightened after ‘Biafran boyc
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:55pm -
  • Fans react as Kiss Daniel part ways with record label
    They gave the advice in a reaction to popular Nigerian singer, Anidugbe Daniel, a.k.a Kiss Daniel’s announcement on his exit from his record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment.The post Fans react as Kiss Daniel part ways with record label appeared f
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:48pm -
  • Police disperse evicted Otodo-Gbame shanty dwellers protest
    Police broke up a sit-in protest in Lagos early Thursday, dispersing hundreds of former slum-dwellers demanding compensation after being evicted from their waterfront homes. Some 600 people from the Otodo-Gbame area of the Nigerian megacity, includin
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:46pm -
  • African Union head says will ‘never’ accept Zimbabwe ‘coup’
    The head of the African Union said Thursday that the body "will never accept the military coup d'etat" in Zimbabwe.The post African Union head says will ‘never’ accept Zimbabwe ‘coup’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:42pm -
  • Commercial driver docked for allegedly stealing Volkswagen bus
    A commercial driver, Kadiri Raman, 39, who allegedly stole a Volkswagen bus valued at N700, 000 was on Thursday arraigned in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.The post Commercial driver docked for allegedly stealing Volkswagen bus appeared fi
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:41pm -
  • Race accusation England women’s coach resigns
    The goalkeeping coach of the England women's team resigned on Thursday following claims from Eni Aluko that he repeatedly addressed her in a fake Caribbean accent.The post Race accusation England women’s coach resigns appeared first on Vanguard Ne
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:39pm -
  • Anambra polls : politics is not a do-or-die affair – Obaze
    Mr Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Nov.18 governorship election in Anambra has restated his total commitment to a peaceful election.The post Anambra polls : politics is not a do-or-die affair – Obaze appea
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:31pm -
  • Man seeks dissolution of 22-year-old marriage over wife’s inability to cook
    A 45-year-old businessman, Garbar Pakachi, on Thursday approached a Nyanya Customary Court, Abuja, to dissolve his 22-year-old marriage over his wife’s inability to cook on daily basis.The post Man seeks dissolution of 22-year-old marriage over wi
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:28pm -
  • Osinbajo to declare open Africa Industrialisation Day on Monday
    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is to declare open the 2017 Africa Industrialisation Day (AID) in Abuja.The post Osinbajo to declare open Africa Industrialisation Day on Monday appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:19pm -

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  • 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.
    - 2 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.
    - 3 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'.
    - 3 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.
    - 4 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.
    - 5 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.
    - 5 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.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:59am -
  • Tory backlash at rebels threatening to frustrate Brexit
    Sources believe the number of rebels could top 20 – enough to overturn Theresa May’s slender Commons majority when the issue comes to a vote next month.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:58am -
  • So what is the truth about Philip and those 'affairs'?
    Through most of the Queen and Prince Philip's 70-year marriage, rumours of his alleged affairs have been rife. Pictured: The royal with close friend Penny Romsey in 1975.
    - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 8:44am -

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    • newNadal 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
      - 25 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 3:14pm -
    • newNMA 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
      - 25 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 3:14pm -
    • newI 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
      - 26 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 3:13pm -
    • newDa 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,
      - 37 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 3:02pm -
    • newBREAKING: 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. READ ALSO: Robert Mugabe in 10 dates “They ar
      - 40 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 2:59pm -
    • newFall from Grace: Mugabe’s wife was his weakness

      - 41 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 2:58pm -
    • newCourt 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
      - 49 mins ago 16 Nov 17, 2:50pm -
    • newMan, 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
      - 51 mins 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
      - 1 hour 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
      - 1 hour 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
      - 1 hour 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
      - 2 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
      - 2 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
      - 2 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
      - 2 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
      - 2 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
      - 2 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,…
      - 2 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
      - 2 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
      - 2 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
      - 3 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
      - 3 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
      - 3 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
      - 3 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
      - 3 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
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:24pm -
    • Paedophile dwarf spared jail because he’s too short for prison

      - 3 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
      - 3 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 12:13pm -
    • Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

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    • 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
      - 4 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
      - 4 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
      - 4 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
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:21am -
    • FG tightens security ahead Anambra election amidst IPOB boycott call
      Anambra election: Security tightened after ‘Biafran boycott’ call Voters in Anambra state go to the polls to elect a new governor this weekend, with security tight after a call from a pro-Biafran group for people to boycott the polls. The resul
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:15am -
    • MFM FC team manager resigns
      Mountain of Fire Ministries Football Club of Lagos’ Team Manager, Sunday Ojieh, resigned from the team on Thursday. Spokesperson for the club, Olawale Quadri, who confirmed the resignation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria , said that
      - 4 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:12am -
    • Phone thief jailed 12 months
      An Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced a phone thief, Kelvin Yahaya, 至 12 months imprisonment for stealing three phones belonging to students of Lagos State University. The convict, whose occupation and address were not provided,…
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 11:05am -
    • 32 teams that qualified for 2018 World Cup
      32 TEAMS FOR RUSSIA 2018 Russia (Coach: Stanislav Cherchesov) Nigeria (Coach: Gernot Rohr) Egypt (Coach: Hector Cuper) Iran (Coach: Carlos Queiroz) Japan (Coach: Vahid Halilhodzic) Korea Republic (Coach: Shin Tae-yong) Saudi Arabia (Coach: Bert van M
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:54am -
    • Lagos police disperse evicted Otodo-Gbame protesters
      Police broke up a sit-in protest in Lagos early Thursday, dispersing hundreds of former slum-dwellers demanding compensation after being evicted from their waterfront homes. Some 600 people from the Otodo-Gbame area of the Nigerian megacity, includin
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:54am -
    • Rivers lawmakers beg FG to redeploy SARS Commander
      Lawmakers in Nigeria’s oil rich state, Rivers, have urged the Federal Government to redeploy the state Commander of the Special Anti-rubbery Squad as part of efforts to stem insecurity. The members of the Rivers House of Assembly made the call in
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:41am -
    • Zimbabwe: Oxfam expresses hope democracy will hold after military takeover
      International charity Oxfam has expressed hope that democracy in Zimbabwe would hold, after the country’s military took over. Stewart Muchapera, Oxfam’s media and communications adviser for Southern Africa, told Sputnik: “for now I think everyt
      - 5 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:18am -
    • Mourinho blasts England over Jones’ injury
      Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has criticised the England set-up after Phil Jones aggravated a thigh injury in his country’s friendly draw with Germany. Players including Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson withdrew
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:09am -
    • Benin joins MNJTF, deploys 150 troops to fight Boko Haram

      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 10:06am -
    • London tower blaze killed 70 – Police
      Seventy people died when a ferocious fire ripped through their London apartment block in June, British police concluded Thursday after a probe which “pushed the boundaries” of scientific investigation. The devastating blaze spread rapidly through
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:59am -
    • Google honours Chinua Achebe
      If he hadn’t died in March of 2013, one of Nigeria’s most popular novelist, poet, professor, and critic, Chinua Achebe would have clocked 87 years of age today. That is why Google is honouring the late Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe with its
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:55am -
    • UPDATED: Seven killed in Lagos rail, road crashes
      Afeez Hanafi No fewer than seven persons were confirmed dead in two crashes at the Kara end of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and in the Fagba area of Lagos on Thursday. While the Kara incident was a multiple accident involving a truck and some vehicles, 一個…
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:43am -
    • Iran quake survivors spend second night in the open
      Tens of thousands of Iranians spent a second night in the open after a 7.3-magnitude quake struck near the border with Iraq, killing more than 400 people. Residents who had fled their homes when Sunday’s quake rocked the mountainous region spanning
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:25am -
    • Zimbabwe: Catholic priest mediating potential Mugabe exit
      A Catholic priest is mediating a potential political exit for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, although the 93-year-old is insisting he can only be removed via a party leadership vote, political and intelligence sources said on Thursday. Separately,…
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:21am -
    • 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
      - 6 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:12am -
    • No pay, no vote for you, ex-councillors tell Obiano
      Tony Okafor, Awka Former local government councillors in Anambra State on Wednesday protested in Awka, the state capital, over alleged arrears of entitlements owed them by the state government. They said since they left office in 2015, Governor Willi
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 8:23am -
    • Ndume resumes, Senate ignores lawmaker’s ‘special 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 Dev
      - 8 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 8:00am -

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    • 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
      - 1 hour 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
      - 2 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
      - 6 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
      - 7 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 9:01am -
    • Google doodle honours Chinua Achebe

      - 9 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 6:43am -
    • 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
      - 13 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
      - 13 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:46am -
    • Jigawa Assembly to investigates death 50 children, increase in child mortality
      TWO weeks after the death of over 50 children in Jigawa state, the state’s House of Assembly yesterday directed it’s committee on health to investigate the main causes of the children death and high rate of maternal and child mortality in the sta
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    • Nigeria committed to peace, security in West Africa, says Osinbajo
      Towards its contributions to regional stability, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that Nigeria remained committed to the peace, security and territorial integrity of neighbouring countries in the sub region. Prof. Osinbajo stated this
      - 13 hours ago 16 Nov 17, 2:29am -

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    • 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
      - 2 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
      - 5 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
      - 8 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
      - 18 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
      - 21 hours ago 15 Nov 17, 6:19pm -
    • Coronation of ‘Pere of Olodiama Kingdom’ Sacrilegious – Edo Govt
      The Edo State Government says the planned coronation of one Godwin Oguyenbo as the “Pere of Olodiama Kingdom” in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State egregiously abominable, sacrilegious and criminal. Secretary to the State Governme
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