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Bisola & Thin Tall Tony finally hug on stage at Warri Again

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Comedians Ayo Makun and Helen Paul made this happen at the Easter edition of ‘Warri Again’. The Big Brother Naija 2017 Top 5 and other evicted contestants were invited to the show in Warri, Delta state. They all turned up at the same time, except Thin Tall Tony who arrived later. He came on stage and Helen Paul decided to ...

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NYSC Batch A Online Registration Procedures

NYSC Batch A Online Registration Procedures

The Nigeria Youth Service Corp, NYSC Batch A 2017 online registration starting date has been announced. The portal for the online registration will be opened on Thursday 20th April to Saturday 6th May, 2017 and as such all prospective NYSC corp members can go online to register by following the instructions below. In order to ensure a seamless registration, all prospective NYSC Batch ...

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Photos: 7-month old girl defiled by her 57 year old step father in Katsina state has died

Photos: 7-month old girl defiled by her 57 year old step father in Katsina state has died

The 7-month old girl who was raped by her 57 year old stepfather, Magaji Dansale, in Katsina state last month, has died. She died at the Turai Yar’Adua hospital today. Recall that Magaji who is currently in police custody, raped the little girl at his home in Marmachi village of Musawa Local Government Area, Katsina State. He told newsmen that ...

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Benue state governor increases bounty placed for the capture of notorius kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza aka Ghana, to N10m

Benue state governor increases bounty placed for the capture of notorius kidnapper, Terwase Akwaza aka Ghana, to N10m

Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, has increased the bounty for the capture of Terwase Akwaza aka Ghana to 10 million Naira. Terwase, a self confessed kidnapper and terrorist, went into hiding after he was declared wanted for killing one Denen Igbana, the Senior Special Assistant to Benue state governor on Special Security.According to reports, Denen who led a team ...

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North Korea ready to defy Donald Trump, as satellite images show Kim Jong-Un preparing for 6th nuclear test

North Korea ready to defy Donald Trump, as satellite images show Kim Jong-Un preparing for 6th nuclear test

According to new satellite images, Kim Jong-Un’s North Korean government is preparing to carry out it’s 6th nuclear missile tests, as an apparent show of defiance towards U.S president Donald Trump, after the U.S on Monday ordered it’s Navy strike force to sail towards the Korean peninsula to act on North Korea if necessary after gaining support from China. The US-based monitoring ...

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Photos: Magu addresses Officers & Men of the EFCC as they celebrate 14 years of existence

Photos: Magu addresses Officers & Men of the EFCC as they celebrate 14 years of existence

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, today addressed officers and men of the commission as they celebrate 14 years of existence. While admonishing staff not to relent in the fight against economic and financial crimes, Magu said  “We are not going to disappoint Nigerians and the International Communities. We cannot afford to dash the ...

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reportedly at war over having a third child via a surrogate

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reportedly at war over having a third child via a surrogate

Kim Kardashian has been desperately trying to have a third baby, even to the extent of defying doctor’s advice that her body can no longer carry another child. The mother-of-two decided to undergo surgery to mend the holes in her urethra so as to enable her carry another child but it was unsuccessful. Now she plans to use a surrogate, ...

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‘I’m not the owner of $50m found by EFCC’ – Sacked NNPC MD, Esther Nnamdi Ogbue

'I’m not the owner of $50m found by EFCC' - Sacked NNPC MD, Esther Nnamdi Ogbue

Sacked Managing Director at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue has denied ownership of the $50m found by EFCC in a residential building located at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi. In a statement released through her lawyer, Emeka Etiaba SAN, she denied ownership of the large sum of money and commended the EFCC for their continuous fight in curbing corruption ...

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Court hands cash EFCC discovered in Lagos to Federal Govt

Court hands cash EFCC discovered in Lagos to Federal Govt

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that the $38million, N23million and £27,000, recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a residential building located at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi be temporarily forfeited to the Nigerian government. In a ruling presided by Justice Muslim Hassan this afternoon, he ordered that the funds be handed over to the Federal ...

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Graphic Photos: Dangote truck crushes scores to death in Ihiala, Anambra

Graphic Photos: Dangote truck crushes scores to death in Ihiala, Anambra

A truck belonging to Dangote Group Plc on Wednesday crushed scores of people to death in Ihiala, Anambra State. It was gathered that the speeding truck loaded with cement, lost control near Total Filling station, veered off  and rammed into people before plunging into the gutter. According to media reports the dead includes children, women, Okada riders and passengers. See graphic photos ...

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Graduate nabbed in Lagos for stealing mobile phone inside a church

Graduate nabbed in Lagos for stealing mobile phone inside a church

The Lagos State police command have arrested and charged an ex-convict for allegedly stealing a Huawei G73 phone valued at N70,000 inside a church. The suspect, Williams Okonoboh Eromosele who claimed to be a graduate of accountancy from Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, stole the phone from one Mrs. Ehindinibu Omowunmi at the Church of Resurrection Anglican located at 1004 ...

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Despite senates rejection, VP Yemi Osinbajo declares his support for EFCC acting chairman Ibrahim Magu

Despite senates rejection, VP Yemi Osinbajo declares his support for EFCC acting chairman Ibrahim Magu

Despite the senate rejecting his nomination twice, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday stated that he and President Buhari are fully in support of the acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.Osinbajo said this when he spoke with some journalists at the state house in Abuja yesterday. According to Osinbajo, President Buhari has not called for Magu’s replacement because he doesn’t find ...

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President Buhari absent at Federal Executive Council meeting, Osinbajo presides

President Buhari absent at Federal Executive Council meeting, Osinbajo presides

President Buhari is currently absent at the Federal Executive Council meeting holding at the state house Abuja. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the meeting. This will be the first time President Buhari will be absent at the meeting since his return from his medical trip to the UK. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, to ...

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DSS foil planned attacks on US,UK embassies in Abuja by five ISIS linked Boko Haram members

DSS foil planned attacks on US,UK embassies in Abuja by five ISIS linked Boko Haram members

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested five ISIS linked Boko Haram members alleged to have perfected plans to attack the United States and United Kingdom embassies in Abuja.In a statement released by a DSS official, Tony Opuiyo today, the suspects were arrested in Benue State and the FCT. “The group had perfected plans to attack the UK and ...

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I never collected $200m bribe in Malabu oil deal – Goodluck Jonathan

I never collected $200m bribe in Malabu oil deal - Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan has debunked reports that he received the sum of $200m bribe from the Malabu oil deal. Jonathan’s denial comes after American news website, Buzzfeed, claimed in a report that he got $200m in the 2011 controversial sale of the oil block OPL 245 from indigenous oil company Malabu to Shell and ENI. In a statement released yesterday ...

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Boko Haram have used 117 children, mostly girl in suicide attacks since 2014 – UNICEF

Boko Haram have used 117 children, mostly girl in suicide attacks since 2014 - UNICEF

At least 117 children, most of them girls, have been used as suicide bombers by Boko Haram since 2014, according to UNICEF. In the countries fighting Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region – Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad – 27 children have been used in suicide attacks by the armed group in the first three months of 2017, UNICEF ...

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Court sentence Olu Falae’s kidnappers to life imprisonment

Court sentence Olu Falae's kidnappers to life imprisonment

Justice Williams Olamide of the Ondo state High Court in Akure, the state capital, has sentenced to life imprisonment, seven men found guilty of kidnapping former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Chief Olu Falae. Falae was abducted on September 21st  2015 by suspected Fulani herdsmen at his farm in Ilado village in the state.  The kidnappers held ...

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Enyimba FC players and officials viciously attacked by fans of Katsina United

Enyimba FC players and officials viciously attacked by fans of Katsina United

Players and officials of two-time African champions Enyimba Football Club, were attacked by irate fans of Katsina United after a Nigerian Professional Football League game on Sunday, April 9th, despite the later winning by 2-1. Information on the incident is still sketchy, however the players including Ghana goalie, Fatau Dauda suffered cuts on their legs as the Katsina United fans ...

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Suicide bomber killed in University of Maiduguri

Suicide bomber killed in University of Maiduguri

Troops  in Borno state have killed a suicide bomber that attempted to attack the University of Maiduguri yesterday night at about 11pm. The sucide bomber who entered the institution through its back gate, was killed at the Works department within the school’s premises. Military officers have cordoned off the area

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Photos: Young woman gives birth to quadruplets in Bauchi State

Photos: Young woman gives birth to quadruplets in Bauchi State

A young woman simply identified as Huzaifatu gave birth to a set of quadruplets in Azare, Bauchi State on March 31. Th children are still in incubators at the Federal Medical Centre, Azare, as they were born prematurely. More photos after the cut.

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