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101 Lives Lost in Nigeria Over Lassa Fever

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According to the data released by the nation’s health authorities on Saturday, 101 people have been killed by the virus in Nigeria. Both confirmed and suspected cases stood at 175 with a total of 101 deaths since August. As at today 19 states including Abuja have recorded suspected cases of Lassa Fever. Death of the virus were recorded in the ...

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Newcastle University Master’s Scholarship

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Newcastle University offers Nigerian Students Master’s Scholarship for 2016/2017 academic year. Subject Areas are: Newcastle University Law School Newcastle University Law School (NUBS) Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS). Three Newcastle University Scholarship awards are available to Nigeria Students who will like to do their Master’s Degree Programmes. The Scholarship have a value of ...

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Mobile Court Buses Lunched in Lagos

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world365trend: Mobile court buses has been kick-off today by the Lagos State Government to deal with cases of traffic and environmental offenders by bringing sanity and civility in the state. The Mobile Court will include crews of high qualify Magistrates of the State Judiciary will thereby pass judgement on traffic and environmental offenders. Speaking at the Inaugural ceremony which was ...

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Buhari on Six Days Health Vacation

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The Special Adviser (Media and publicity) to the president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adeshina said on Friday, that  the President will begin a short vacation starting from today Friday to wednesday of February 2016. He said the President has handed over to the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbanjo to deputize during the period of his absence. A notice ...

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University of Sheffield Postgraduate Scholarships 2016/2017

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Nigerian students are been offered Postgraduate Scholarships for  MA and Masters courses (MSc) offered at University of Sheffield for September Session. The scholarship worth 50% discount tuition fee per year for one year of study. There are three Nigeria Merit Postgraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students starting their Postgraduate Masters Programme in September. You have to be a Nigeria National or ...

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Nigerians get BVN Registration Extension

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Central Bank of Nigeria has finally extended Bank Verification Number registration until 30th of June 2016 for Banks Customers who have not done their registration. The survey conducted shows there has been low responses from customers. It could be due to inadequate information and lack of accessibility into some registration centers with larger population.

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11 people escaped Bristow Helicopter incident

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world365trend: Yesterday Bristow Helicopter carrying nine passenger and two Crews fell into Atlantic Ocean from an off-shore location in Port-Harcourt. Mr Sam Adurogboye, spokesperson for Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), said all the 11 people on board were rescued after the chopper fell into the ocean. Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) also confirmed the incident, saying they were returning from an ...

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Why there was delay in Corps Member January Allowance – NYSC

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NYSC members have been told to remain calm over the delay of their January Alawee. This statement was made to newsmen in Abuja by the Director of media and publicity of the corps, Mrs Bose Aderibigbe. She said the delay was as a result of disagreement in planning figures for 2016 from the NYSC, Ministry of Budget and National Planning,  ...

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Napoli will Sign a Gay Footballer if Available

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Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri has indicated Napoli will welcome any gay footballer that wants to play for the club. This controversial statement arise after Napoli coach Sarri was accused of making homophobic comments owards Inter Millan coach, Roberto Mancini and has been found guilty of. He has been given a two-games ban. He uses Italian homophobic slurs “frocio and finocchio” ...

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Neymar Charge for Forgery and Tax evasion

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Barcelona star Neymar has been charge for tax invasion and forgery in Brazil. The other people involved are his father, Barcelona current president Bertomue and immediate past president Sandro Rosell, have all been accused of misrepresentation in other to avoid paying taxes owned to IRS of Brazil. The accused are charge to court by Brazilian State Sao Paulo’s Public Prosecution ...

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EFCC Recovers $2 Trillion in 12 Years

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world365trend: EFCC has so far recoverd $2 trillion as looted funds from the national treasury for the past 12 years. The Attorney General of the Federation and Miniser Justice, Abubakar Malami. AGF disclose this in his presentation at the First Annual Conference on Cyber Crime, Financial Freud and other Crimes, in Abuja yesterday. He said in 1998, General Sani Abacha ...

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No Crude Oil Subsidy in January

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Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Commission (NNPC), Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said that no subsidy was paid by the Federal Government on any Crude Oil product for the month of January 2016. There will be around $1 billion (#200 billion) to be saved from the newly introduced Direct-Sales-Direct-Purchase (DSDP) plan for product transaction which will commence next month. The ...

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Taraba Governor Poll Saga

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Group for consolidatioon of democracy (GCD) has challenge the supreme court to look into the governorship election of the state critically before delivering a judgement that may polarise the state. The president of the group Thomas Kuvwe, said the state have been in a state of dilemma and it is high time to restore peace which has eluded the people, ...

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36 States Put on Alert Over Zika Virus – FG

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world365trend: 36 States have been placed on red alert including FCT, following the declaration of Zika virus as an emergency  public health by the World Health Organization WHO. Prof Abdulsalam Nasidi, the director of  Nigeria Center for Diseases, said the alert was to enable effective monitoring of the mosquito borne zika virus. Zika virus is transmitted by a mosquito called ...

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Lamido’s Son Title Suspended

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world365trend: Jigawa State emirate council, mandated the suspension of title of immediate past governor, Sule Lamido’s son, Mustapha Sule Lamido as Santurakin Dutse and District head of Bamaina with immediate effect. Mustapha Lamido who just graduated from ABU Master’s Degree Programme on Saturday was suspended by the emirate council  along side his friend, Aminu Wada Abubakar, who was also the ...

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Stop Dredging of Sand in Lagos: Ambode Orders

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world365trend: Sand dredging operators are thereby warned by the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to stop their operations immediately. The Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructure,  Mr Ade Akinsanya, confirmed this during a meeting with dredgers from Ebute-Ilaje at Alausa on Monday. The Commissioner also reiterate that the Governor has ordered all sand dredgers to stop operation and evacuate their equipment ...

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Cocoa will become our main Stay Economy – Aregbesola

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world365trend: Mr Aregbesola, Osun State Governor declared that farm products such as cocoa and other prominent crops, will turn around the economy and fortune of the state if treated with renewed vigor. The Governor has made a huge investment and research into cocoa production and the focus on other agricultural areas. He stated his administration will leave no stone unturned. ...

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Boko Haram Killed 50, Injured 70 in Borno

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world365trend: It was reported that over 50 people have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists, in which they are armed with AK 47 rifles and other sophisticated weapons. Operated at Dalori village not far from Maiduguri, which lasted for about one and half hours. Despite the fact that the Federal Government claims they have degraded Boko Haram from performing any ...

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Kelechi Iheanacho Scored His First Hat-Trick

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world365trend: Nigeria starlet Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first hat trick in an FA cup match against Aston Villa on Saturday which ended 0 – 4 to Manchester City. Iheanacho started his scoring as early as 8 minutes into the match, before slotting home a penelty in the first 24 minutes. He completed his hat trick by taking advantage of Aston ...

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Cult Leader Initiate Secondary School Students Through Sex in Ondo

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world365trend: Secondary school students involving five boys and three girls, between the ages of 14 and 16, have been apprehended by the Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for belonging to Eiye fraternity. They were arrested in akure, including the gang leader who had sex with the female members to welcome them into the group. ...

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