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Daily Archives: June 19, 2018

22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

The police in Abia state have arrested a 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, for allegedly killing his mother over a love affair with her sister, who is the boy’s aunt, at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia State. According to reports, Ogbonna was in a relationship with his mother, Blessing’s sister and the mum got to know of it, ...

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Video: Nigeria’s largest steel plant, Ajaokuta is finally starting production 40 years after it was built

Nigeria's largest steel plant, Ajaokuta is finally starting production 40 years after it was built

Nigeria’s largest steel plant will finally start production four decades after it was built. The Ajaokuta mill has cost the country more than $8bn, but has never produced any steel. It is hoped that getting the facility off the ground will save Nigeria billions of dollars in steel imports. Built on a 24,000 hectares (59,000 acres) site in 1979 with ...

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Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, dies at 59

Adamawa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, dies at 59

The Chief of Staff to the Adamawa state governor, Mohammed Jibrilla, Abdulrahman Jimeta, has died. He was 59 years old. A statement released by the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, said that Abba-Jimeta passed away in the early hours of today June 18th after a brief illness in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, where he went to perform the ...

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Photos: See how Damboa bomb blast victims are being treated at the state hospital

See how Damboa bomb blast victims are being treated at the state hospital

31 people were killed in a multiple suicide bomb attack in Damboa, Borno state, on Sunday. Over 40 persons were injured and they were rushed to the state hospital for treatment. The photos of the victims in the hospital are quite shocking. See the photos below

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‘In Italy, 1500 Nigerians are currently serving jail terms for various offences’ – Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli

'In Italy, 1500 Nigerians are currently serving jail terms for various offences' - Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli

Stefanou Pontesilli, the Italian Ambassador to Nigeria says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy. Pontesilli who made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Abuja said the number was huge. “In Italy we have about 1500 Nigerians in jail for various offences. It is a big number. We sometimes send them ...

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Photo of Nigerians selling Ankara fabric at the World Cup goes viral

Photo of Nigerians selling Ankara fabric at the World Cup goes viral

These Nigerian men in Super Eagles jersey were pictured outside the Kaliningrad Stadium selling Ankara fabric before the Croatia and Nigeria World Cup Clash last week. See pictures below:

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‘We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms’ – PDP

'We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms' - PDP

Peoples Democratic Party has said its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its National Organising Secretary, Austin Akobundu saying that the clarification became necessary following a publication by a national newspaper titled ‘PDP list ...

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