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Ex-Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine dies

The Nigeria Football Federation, on Thursday, announced the death of a former Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine. NFF said that Chiejine died on Wednesday, after a brief illness. Chiejine, who was born on May 17, 1983, had scored 15 goals in 61 games for Nigeria as of 2007, according to Wikipedia. NFF said, …

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Ekweremadu’s attackers risk 10-year jail as Nigerian mission seeks prosecution under German law.

The Nigerian High Commission in Germany has said that attackers of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, will be prosecuted under German law. If convicted, the attackers risk 10-year jail term each, as physical assaults are punishable by fines or imprisonments of up to 10 years in Germany. The Nigerian embassy …

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Minimum wage: Exercise patience – Negotiation team tells labour

Nigerian civil servants have been advised to exercise patience over the delay of the implementation of the new minimum wage – The message was sent by Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on Tuesday, August 20 – The JNPSNC said that it will not go on strike since negations …

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Nigerian Army sacks soldier for allegedly killing commercial driver over 100 Naira bribe.

The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, August 21, announced the dismissal of an alleged killer soldier, Lance Cpl. Ajayi Johnson, to pave the way for his prosecution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 82 Division of the Nigerian Army dismissed Johnson, who allegedly killed a commercial motorcyclist, Chimaobi …

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Robbers attack Nasarawa deputy governor’s convoy, kill 3 policemen, driver

Suspected armed robbers attacked the convoy of Nasarawa state deputy governor, Emmanuel Akabe The robbers reportedly opened fire on the convoy killing killing three policemen and a driver Akabe, the deputy governor, was unhurt but was looking shaky at the hospital where they were rushed to. Suspected armed robbers on …

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Nigerians React To Re-arrest Of Kidnapper, Wadume, By Police

Nigerians have been reacting to news of the re-arrest of kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume by the police in a hideout in Hotoro area of Kano State on Monday. Wadume gained notoriety after he escaped arrest on August 6, 2019, following an altercation between men of the Nigerian Army and the …

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Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the …

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IPOB expresses joy over visit to UN

Awka – THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Friday expressed joy over it recent visit to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, saying the encounter would go a long way towards cementing diplomatic relationship with the international community. Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, making brisk appearance …

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Nigerian military ranked 4th most powerful force in Africa

The Nigerian Armed Forces has been ranked as the 4th-best in Africa and 44th most powerful in the world for the year 2019 The rating was carried out by a defense website Globalfirepower in its yearly ranking of world military powers The website said it considered values such as military …

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El-Zakzaky and wife absent, as court fixes Aug 5 for ruling on bail application

Falana said that his clients had not been given adequate medical care since their detention on December 14, 2015.

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Shiites Protest Update: IGP Orders Police To Beef-Up Security Nationwide

He, however, enjoins citizens to be wary of circulating unsubstantiated security advisories capable of creating undue fear, panic, and apprehension in the country.

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Send El-Zakzaky To US For Treatment, Iran Urges Nigerian Govt

The Iranian official also called on the judiciary, which is the last hope of the common man, to grant bail to El-Zakzaky who is the leader of all Shi’ites in Nigeria. Sheikh El-Zakzaky, who is in his mid-sixties, lost his left eye when Nigerian government forces raided the northern town …

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Reps pass new rules for electing presiding officers.

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EMBARRASSING STATE OF THE NIGERIAN EMBASSY IN NEW YORK- HUMAN RIGHTS RESEARCHER

Human rights researcher, Tim Braimah has expressed his dissatisfaction of the state of the Nigerian embassy, and satisfaction in its service delivery. On my visit to the Nigerian Embassy, New York, I was greeted with a spectacular structure of the Nigerian Embassy which is situated in Manhattan, one of the …

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Nigeria: CBN warns against unregistered fund transfer operators

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned that patronising unregistered international money transfer operators {IMTOs) in Nigeria is detrimental to the growth of the nationa��s economy.The apex bank also warned that some of the unregistered posed threat to the funds of those who utilise their services. a�?Members of the …

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Nigeria: Military begins fresh move against Niger Delta militants

In a bid to tackle the renewed militancy in Niger Delta which has disrupted oil production, the military may soon begin a special operation in the region. Already, the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, Commander of the Joint Force (Operation Delta Save) Rear …

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Nigeria: Famine looms in northern Nigeria, MSF warns

< Previous 1 of 10 Next > Nigeria has pledged to do more to tackle food shortages among people made homeless by Boko Haram. A girl suffering from severe acute malnutrition is weighed at a Unicef nutrition clinics in the Muna camp in Nigeria. PHOTO: AFP / STEFAN HEUNIS The …

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Nigeria: Nigerian journalist wins BBC World News award

Nigeriaa��s Didi Akinyelure, a business journalist with CNBC Africa, has won the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. The award, instituted in 2015 in honour of Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died aged 41 in 2014, seeks to a�?celebrate African journalism and reward exceptional talent,a�? BBC …

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

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

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#BIAFREXIT POLL: WEEK 3 RESULT 3% SAID NO WHILE 95.8% OF NIGERIANS WANTS REFERENDUM

WeeklyA�report (Every Sunday) of the AfricaNews247 Poll on the need for a referendum in Nigeria. Started from 26th June 2016,VOTE NOW TO AFFECT THE RESULT, NIGERIANS ARE SPEAKING UP. PUBLIC OPINION POLL: A�is a very important element of democracy, public opinion polls now play an important role in politics,A�Polls tell …

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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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POLL #BIAFREXIT: WEEK 2 RESULTS: 73=NO Vs 1927=YES VOTES 4 REFERENDUM -#AfricaNews247

WeeklyA�report (Every Sunday) of the AfricaNews247 Poll on the need for a referendum in Nigeria. Started from 26th June 2016,VOTE NOW TO AFFECT THE RESULT, NIGERIANS ARE SPEAKING UP. PUBLIC OPINION POLL: A�is a very important element of democracy, public opinion polls now play an important role in politics,A�Polls tell …

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US About To Damage Nigeria’s Image; Release Shocking Evidence SEX SCANDAL

PARIS, JUNE, 2016: (DGW) THE United States Government has threatened to disgrace Nigeria for daring to transmit a formal letter to it regarding Nigerian lawmakers involved in sex scandal. The US says it has ample evidence against the three lawmakers and A�issued aA�stern warning to the Nigerian lawmakers not to …

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CRUSH ALL MILITANT LIKE BOKO HARAM BUHARI OR STEP ASIDE-ELSE WE GO TO WAR- MOHAMMED

If Buhari Negotiate With The Niger Delta Avengers, The North Will Go To War.- Junaid Mohammed Outspoken Northern politician, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has asked President Muhamadu Buhari to treat the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, as terrorists and mete out appropriate military action against it as it is doing to Boko …

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HISTORY: Nigeriaa��s war over Biafra; Must Read For Those Born After the War- Mark Curtis

Nigeriaa��s war over Biafra, 1967-70 By Mark Curtis An edited extract from Unpeople: Britaina��s Secret Human Right Abuses The formerly secret files on the Nigerian civil war in the late 1960s show very clear British complicity in the Nigerian governmenta��s aggression against the region of Biafra, where an independence movement …

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EXPOSED; REASONS BRITAIN WONT SUPPORT #BIAFREXIT-NIGERIA IS THEIR ECONOMIC UNIT

This image has been trending on twitter for a while now, it was a quote from the statement of British commonwealth ministerA�George Thomas in August 1967 . We searched and discoveredA�an article byA�By Mark Curtis titledA�Nigeriaa��s war over Biafra,A�1967-70 13feb07A�An edited extract from Unpeople: Britaina��s Secret Human Right Abuses Background …

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BREXIT-DANGER FOR NIGERIA; IT MIGHT BE TOO LATE TO HOLD BACK BIAFRA- DIPLOMAT

UK REFERENDUM: Danger For Nigeria!!! a renowned diplomat has analysed the faith of Nigeria after the Brexit campaign which resulted in Britain leaving EU and the birth of #Biafrexit which seeks to conduct a Referendum for the Independence of Biafra. In THE the words of Prof Bolaji Akinyemi…. a Diplomat: …

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BREAKING: TEXAS Demand Secession From USA – TEXIT JOIN #BIAFREXIT & BREXIT

Elated by the news of Brexit, some hardheaded and independent Texans are stomping their boots and calling for a�?Texita�? a�� a Texan secession from the United States. So far no politicians have commented, but pro- and anti-Texit supporters alike are having their fun on Twitter. Some Texans apparently think a …

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NIGERIA ALSO NEEDS A REFERENDUM; BUHARI CANNOT THROW CONFAB REPORT

Democracy is sustained by the will and mandate of the people. The people decide how, at what times and to what corners the democracy tilts. One doesna��t know for how much longer the hegemony against the will of Nigerians will hold. It hurts to be reminded of what is becoming …

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BREAKING NEWS: IPOB Launches BIAFREXIT Inspired by BREXIT; TRENDS OVER INTERNET

Inspired by Brexit, IPOB Launches BIAFREXIT Following Fridaya��s shocking exitA�of the UK from the European Union, a new referendum campaign, Biafrexit, has been launched by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Perhaps, inspired by this turn of events, the IPOB, Friday, June 24, 2016 announced the official launch of a …

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