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South Korea To Broadcast The Sentencing Of Former President Park Geun-Hye

South Korea To Broadcast The Sentencing Of Former President Park Geun-Hye

South Korea’s Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a ban on the filming of trials ahead of the sentencing of disgraced president Park Geun-Hye and Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong, which now indicates the possibility of live TV coverage of high-profile trials. At a rare meeting of justices presided over by Chief Justice Yang Sung-Tae, the court adopted new regulations on the ...

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Photos: Youths Stage Protest At National Assembly, Demand The Passage Of The Not Too Young To Run Bill

Youths Stage Protest At National Assembly, Demand The Passage Of The Not Too Young To Run Bill

A coalition of youth groups today staged a protest in front of the National Assembly, demanding the immediate passage of the bill “Not so young to run”.  The protesters who gathered in their hundreds at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, before proceeding to the National Assembly, said they only had the intention of speaking with the lawmakers. The bill which is ...

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PDP Governors To Visit President Buhari In London Today

PDP Governors To Visit President Buhari In London Today

Some PDP governors would be part of the six governors that would pay President Buhari a visit at the Abuja house in London later today. According to reports, Governors Emmanuel Udom, Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state, would be part of six- governors that would be visiting President Buhari today. Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state is ...

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Young Girl And Male Accomplices Who Specialize In Snatching Cars In Rivers State Arrested In Akwa Ibom

Young Girl And Male Accomplices Who Specialize In Snatching Cars In Rivers State Arrested In Akwa Ibom

                                                                                           The Elimgbu Division of the Rivers State Police Command led by the DPO SP Joseph ...

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Photos: Three Killed, 17 Injured In Suicide Attacks On IDP Camps In Borno State

Three Killed, 17 Injured In Suicide Attacks On IDP Camps In Borno State

Six people including three suicide bombers were killed and 17 others injured in three separate suicide bomb attacks on Dalori I and Dalori II camps of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and on the University of Maiduguri, Borno State. A male suicide bomber killed himself and three IDPs and injured 17 other IDPs when he detonated his IED at Dallori I ...

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Graphic Photos: Team Of Doctors At Orthopedic Hospital In Sokoto Successfully Conduct Total Knee Replacement Surgery On A 50-year-old Woman

Team Of Doctors At Orthopedic Hospital In Sokoto Successfully Conduct Total Knee Replacement Surgery On A 50-year-old

The Sokoto State-owned Orthopedic Hospital, Wamakko, in Wamakko Local Government Area of Sokoto State on Sunday, July 23, successfully conducted a bilateral total knee transplant on a 50-year old woman, names withheld. The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr Nuradeen Altine Aliyu,disclosed this to newsmen in Wamakko town on Monday. Aliyu stated that the successful surgery was conducted on ...

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Graphic: Couple Returning Home From Work Die In Fatal Accident In Ekiti

Couple Returning Home From Work Die In Fatal Accident In Ekiti

A couple lost their lives in a fatal accident that occured at Ajebandele area of Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital today July 19th. They were going home from their places of work when they were involved in the accident. Their remains have been deposited in the state morgue. May their souls rest in peace Amen. See graphic photos below:   ...

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15-year-old Girl Strangles Her Newborn To Death, Dumps The Body In Pit Toilet

15-year-old Girl Strangles Her Newborn To Death, Dumps The Body In Pit Toilet

A 15-year-old girl from KwaZulu-Natal has been arrested by the South African Police Service (SAPS) for strangling her newborn to death. According to Buzz SA, the teenage girl is said to have given birth to the baby, strangled her and dumped the body in a pit toilet. Confirming this, Police spokesperson, Colonel Thulani Zwane, related that the KZN girl is in ...

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Photos: EFCC Seals Off Politician’s Mansion In Rivers

EFCC Seals Off Politician's Mansion In Rivers

EFCC officials today sealed off a mansion said to be owned by politician, Itohen Henry Ogiri. The property is situated at 28, New Heaven Estate off Tombia Street New GRA Port Harcourt Rivers State. The house has been linked to George Turnah, the former PA to MD NDDC on youth development who is currently being investigated for conspiracy, stealing, OBT and money laundering. See ...

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Check Out Gov El-Rufai’s Gift To Some Visiting Chinese Officials In Kaduna

Check Out Gov El-Rufai's Gift To Some Visiting Chinese Officials In Kaduna

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, received some Chinese officials in his office today. After the visit, Governor El-Rufai presented this art work which is the symbol of Kaduna State to one of the officials. See below:                                         

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Graphic Photos: Suspected Male Suicide Bomber Killed Today In Maiduguri

Suspected Male Suicide Bomber Killed Today In Maiduguri

A male suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber was killed  at Dala Ya Zara, along, along Mola road, Maiduguri, Borno State, yesterday, Wednesday 19th, 2017. See graphic photos below:                                                                 ...

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NiMet predicts flooding in parts of Nigeria in July

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The current soil moisture condition across Nigeria shows prospects of moderate to severe run-off over Kaduna, Benue, Anambra, Delta, Gombe, Zamfara and Northern Yobe between July and September, according to Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet). In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Mrs Tessy Ushie, Head of Public Relations Unit, explained that NiMet made the prediction in its 2017 Seasonal Rainfall ...

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Blair institute to assist Kaduna state government deliver good governance

Blair institute to assist Kaduna state government deliver good governance

      The Former British Prime Minister, Mr. Tony Blair has pledged his support for Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s administration to deliver good governance to the people of the state. Tony Blair who was at the government house in Kaduna Thursday said the decision to assist the Kaduna state government was taken based on the clear vision ...

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Gun-wielding Teenager steals phone, gets Death Sentence in Ekiti

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An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Thursday sentenced a 19-year-old boy, Adeolu Bamiteko , to death by hanging for armed robbery. The Judge, Justice John Adeyeye , who handed the sentence, also slammed another 10-year jail term on the convict for unlawful possession of firearms. Adeyeye held that the accused was guilty as charged having committed the offence contrary to Section ...

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Whistleblower remanded in Prison over False Information against Ex VP Sambo

Whistleblower remanded in Prison over False Information against Ex VP Sambo

   A whistleblower Abubakar Sani-Chindo has been remanded in prison by the Kaduna State High Court for allegedly providing false information, Punch reports. Abubakar had reportedly provided the false information that led to the raiding of the former Vice President Namadi Sambo‘s residence in Kaduna on June 28. Officers from the Department of State Services (DSS) and Independent Corrupt Practices ...

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FG approves equal pay for B.Sc, HND holders in Civil Defence, Immigration, Fire Service

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In a statement released on Thursday, the federal government announced that it has approved the regularisation of “the dichotomy between holders of university degrees and higher national diploma” in the civil defence, fire, immigration, and prison services. The statement said that the minister of interior Abdulrahman Dambazau gave the approval. It read in parts: The civil defence, fire, immigration and ...

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Court Grants Bail To Saminu Turaki, Former Jigawa State Governor

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On Thursday July 13, 2017 Justice Halilu Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja granted bail to the former governor of Jigawa State, Ibrahim Saminu Turaki. The former governor was re-arraigned on a 32-count charge of misappropriating N36 billion while in office, after successfully challenging the jurisdiction of the FCT High Court, where he was ...

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Northern Youth Groups Writes UN, Wants Nnamdi Kanu And IPOB Declared Terrorists

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A coalition of Northern Youth Groups have written a petition to the United Nations over the activities of the Indigenious People of Biafra IPOB and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in the country. The group is asking the UN to declare Kanu and IPOB as terrorists. At a press conference in Abuja, the coalition’s spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said IPOB and its ...

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Demand for Qatar to shut down Aljazeera is unacceptable and a threat to media freedom – United Nations

Demand for Qatar to shut down Aljazeera is unacceptable and a threat to media freedom - United Nations

                                                                                United Nations human rights chief said the demand by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations for Qatar to close ...

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Photos: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, meets Nigeria’s first Aviation Minister, Mbazulike Amechi

IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, meets Nigeria's first Aviation Minister, Mbazulike Amechi

Leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, met with elder statesman, Chief Mbazulike Amechi (Dara Akunwafo), Nigeria’s first Aviation minister at his country home in Ukpor, Nnewi South L.G.A Anambra State yesterday June 29th.

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