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Dog sentenced to death for killing owners

A Staffordshire Terrier mixed-breed dog was set to be put to sleep after autopsy results on Friday confirmed it mauled its owners to death in the German city of Hanover. The incident, which shocked Germany and prompted a debate about the rules of dog ownership, saw a 52-year-old woman and her 27-year-old …

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Army promotes 3,729 troops fighting Boko Haram in North East

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Nigerian Army has promoted a total of 3,729 soldiers engaged in internal security operations in the North East part of the country. Recruits undergo training at the headquaters of the Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna State in northcentral Nigeria, on October …

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Hollywood John Boyega to invest in Nollywood

Hollywood actor, John Boyega has expressed willingness to invest in Nollywood to further boost the movie sector. Boyega, 27, spoke with newsmen on Thursday night on the sideline of Glenfidich circle of maverick’s business meeting organised by PlayNetwork Nigeria in collaboration with Transcorp Hilton in Abuja. John Boyega with Charles …

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South Africa Let Me Down, Says Mugabe

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says South Africa should have sent troops instead of a team of negotiators to prevent his ouster by the military last year. Mugabe said his regional neighbours betrayed him “in a sense”, in an interview with the privately-owned Zimbabwe Independent newspaper and other regional and …

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Nigeria Absent As 44 African Nations Sign Free Trade Area Agreement

Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent’s economic development, the head of the African Union said Wednesday. The creation of a free trade area — billed as the world’s largest in terms of participating countries — comes after two …

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Anger In South Africa Over Legal Fees Of Ex-President Zuma

South Africa’s government was facing growing questions on Thursday over who should foot the legal bills of former president Jacob Zuma as he fights numerous allegations of corruption. His successor President Cyril Ramaphosa appeared to endorse underwriting the mounting legal court costs of his erstwhile political master. “The acts on …

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WHO Advises Nigeria, Others To Be Wary Of Listeriosis Outbreak

To further contain the spread of the deadly listeriosis disease that has killed at least 100 persons in South Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Nigeria and other African countries to be proactive. The disease which started in 2017 has created serious concern with the world global body …

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BREAKING NEWS: THE LABOUR ROOM GOVERNOR FOR IMO STATE APPOINTS NEWS COMMISSIONERS AND SPECIAL ADVISERS

PRESS RELEASE BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE LABOUR ROOM GOVERNOR FOR IMO STATE THROUGH HIS SPECIAL ASSISTANT ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY HON.DON MARTYN LUTHER O.NWOSU As you may have known, Labour room is the next big thing deliberately tailored to help unravel, unlock and birth a new Nigeria. It is geared …

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Ivory Coast police arrests opponents of proposed constitution

Ivory Coast police fired tear gas and arrested several political leaders on October 20 at a protest in the capital Abidjan against a proposed new constitution, according to an AFP journalist. The controversial constitution which changes contentious rules on presidential eligibility will be put to a referendum on October 29. …

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EU threatens Democratic Republic of Congo sanctions, urges early elections

 The EU on Monday warned the Democratic Republic of Congo it faced sanctions if it does not hold early elections and condemned recent deadly violence between opponents and supporters of President Joseph Kabila. More than 50 people died in clashes in the capital Kinshasa in September as the opposition called …

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South Sudan rebel leader heads to South Africa for medical tests

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar, a pariah for the West since his call last month for renewed civil war, headed to South Africa for medical check-ups on Wednesday, an AFP correspondent reported. In what he billed as his first media appearance since he fled the South Sudanese capital Juba …

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Gabon police arrest 200 over post-election looting

Gabonese police forces patrol as they clear barricades in the streets adjacent to the National Assembly, in Libreville, on September 1, 2016. The results of the presidential election, announced earlier on August 31, 2016 handed Ali Bongo a second term and extended his family’s nearly five-decade-long rule. The opposition described …

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Clashes as Gabon’s Bongo narrowly wins re-election

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba arrives to cast his vote at a polling station during the presidential election on August 27, 2016 in Libreville. The people of Gabon began casting their ballots on August 27, 2016 in a vote to decide whether President Ali Bongo will remain in office or …

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South Sudan wants big budget despite economy in ruins

Michael Makuei, South Sudan Information Minister The government of South Sudan, whose economy has been ravaged by years of war, has adopted an ambitious budget for 2016-2017 of around one billion dollars, three times as big as the previous year’s. “The purpose of this budget is to implement the peace …

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Mali jihadist begs ‘forgiveness’ for Timbuktu attacks

Alleged Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist leader Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi looks on during an appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on August 22, 2016, at the start of his trial on charges of involvement in the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu. Prosecutors …

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Tensions in Chad mark start of Deby’s fifth term

Idriss Deby/AFP Photo/Pius Utomi Ekpei Chad’s President Idriss Deby takes the oath of office Monday for a fifth term in power, facing persistent resistance from an opposition that alleges his re-election was a “political hold-up”. With the swearing-in ceremony set for 1000 GMT, local television was broadcasting the arrival at …

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Nigeria: APC applauds Obasanjo for initiating Abuja-Kaduna rail

The APC in Rivers congratulated Rotimi Amaechi for the Abuja-Kaduna rail – The party also applauded Olusegun Obasanjo for initiating the project – It urged the federal government to look into the Calabar-Lagos rail The All Progressives Congress has named former president, Olusegun Obasanjo as deserving the credit for the …

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Nigeria: BUHARI RELEASED, TRANSFERED BOKO HARAM TO THE EAST FOR A SECRETE AGENDA – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, and spokesperson of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that Nigerians asked for the recent upsurge in Boko Haram attacks by refusing to renew Mr. Jonathan’s mandate, instead voting in Muhammadu Buhari as president. He said Nigerians were warned about the …

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Ethiopia blocks social media ahead of exams

A government spokesman said the ban was aimed at stopping students taking university entrance exams this week from being “distracted.” PHOTO: ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/FILE Ethiopia has blocked social media sites for the next few days, after questions from end-of-year exams were posted online last month, sparking a national scandal and leading …

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POLL: Are Igbos (Southern & Eastern Nigerians) Israelite From the Tribe of Gad ?

I came across this article and decided to share it for two reason. For you to Criticize it constructively with Facts and Figures or for you to applaud and share to your friends. The true identity of Igbos in Nigeria and all others from the old Eastern Region who form …

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Nigeria: EFCC strikes out case against Alison-Madueke, one other

The defense councel in the case against arraignment of the managing director, Atlantic NLNG drilling company, Jide Omokore have argued that their clients cannot take pleas when the prosecution has shown any evidence of proof of service on one Kolawale Akane and Diezani Alison-Madueke. – The counsels argued that the …

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Nigeria: Senate walks out Buhari’s aide over alleged forgery

Senate invited Attorney General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami to appear before it over the forgery case – Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu and two others appeared before an FCT High Court for forgery but granted bail The Senate on Thursday, June 30, walked out …

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Nigeria: Why Fashola, Adeosun should be fired

The widely held failure by the President Muhammadu Buhari government in the last one year is earning him and his cabinet anger around Nigeria – While asking the two of the ministers to resign, the anti-corruption crusader said Babatunde Fashola does not know why he is a minister – He …

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Ekweremadu Writes Int’l Community, Says Buhari Wants to Silence Him

  Letter sent to UN, EU, US, UK, others  AGF to appear before Senate tomorrow, may be grilled over conflict of interest as counsel to Unity Forum senators Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has written to the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU) and governments of the United States and United …

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Breaking:Buhari Proves Doubters Wrong; Orders arrest of close ally

  President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the arrest of a key member of the panel investigating the mismanagement of public funds meant for the war against Boko Haram after receiving damning reports that he was involved in alleged money laundering and illegal possession of firearms, reliable security and presidency sources have …

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BREAKING: BIAFRA TO LEAVE NIGERIA AS BRITAIN LEAVES EU= FREEDOM

Biafrans all over the world have started reacting to the new of the United kingdom leaving EU and the resignation of their prime Minister David Cameron. David Cameron has resigned his position as the Prime Minister of Britain. His resignation came hours after Britain voted to exit the European Union …

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EXPOSED: BBC TRYING TO COVER-UP; DENIED MOCKING BUHARI- NAIJ & BBC LIED

The presidential spokesman FEMI ADESINA posted an update on the president’s health PRESIDENT BUHARI PROCEEDS ON 10 DAYS VACATION President Muhammadu Buhari will take 10 days off and travel to London on Monday June 6th to rest. During the holiday, he will see an E.N.T. specialist for a persistent ear infection. …

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BREAKING: Nigeria About to Shatter Into Pieces Middle Belt Republic and 4 Other Nations

The ethnic crises in Nigeria dates back to pre-amalgamation era where deadly clashes where recorded between people from various region of the country. The colonial masters lead by Lord Frederick Lugard forcefully amalgamated and join together people of totally diversed ethnicity, religion, values, heritage and origin this has caused so much sorrow, …

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AVENGERS RELEASE CURRENCY: BIAFRA OR NIGER DELTA REPUBLIC WHICH WAY FORWARD ?

The Nigeria unity as a nation has more again threatened as Niger Delta secessionist shunned the much clamoured BIAFRA, which they were to be part of, to unveil own different currency in vowing to break away from Nigeria,Current News Now reports The separatists’ feelings and aspirations which resulted in the …

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IT WILL BE BLOODY; ND AVENGERS WARNS THIS NORTHERNERS WHO OWN 90% OF OIL BLOCKS;SEE LIST

From Niger Delta Avengers To the President of Nigeria Buhari, we are sure you have not been to the creeks of the Niger delta before and 90% of your cabinets does not know how the region looks like. You think the Niger delta region is full of animals, who are …

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