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Tragedy as children of same parents consumed by fire

Tragedy struck in a community in Isolo area of Lagos after an over night fire outbreak killed three children of the same parents. The death of the three children was made public by the director of Lagos state fire service, …

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Man beheads friend in Akwa Ibom

  It was like a scene from a horror movie for residents of Itu Road in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, on Wednesday as they woke up to a gory sight, of a middle-aged barber being butchered by his …

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Army gets new GOCs

A massive shake up in the hierarchy of the Nigerian Army has taken place, as the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai appointed new General Officers Commanding the Divisions of the Nigerian Army as well as new Principal …

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Army repels Boko Haram’s attack on Buratai town

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army has successfully foiled an attempt by suspected members of the Boko Haram insurgents to take the Buratai Town, the home town of the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai. A statement from …

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WAEC threatens to withhold results of candidates in 19 states over N4b debt

Council is cash strap, can’t pay invigilators, others-HNO The management of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Monday threatened to withheld results of candidates in 19 states who wrote the May/June 2015 West African Senior Certificate Examination (WASSCE) over …

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Flood wreaks havoc in Anambra

6 escape death by whiskers   Six persons narrowly escaped being drowned in Awka, the capital city of Anambra State and Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of the state, as flood swept through the state following torrential rains that lasted …

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Flood takes over Asaba

    Socio-economic activities were at standstill in Asaba, Delta State Capital following heavy flooding which has taken substantial part of the state capital. Most workers in the public sector could not access their offices as a result of the …

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My phones no longer ring by Reuben Abati

  By Reuben Abati   As spokesman to President Goodluck Jonathan, my phones rang endlessly and became more than personal navigators within the social space. They defined my entire life; dusk to dawn, all year-round. The phones buzzed non-stop, my …

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N/Assembly forgery saga: Police refer report to Attorney General’s office

… report never mention Saraki, Ekweremadu, others   THE police said it has referred the report on the probe into alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules to the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation to establish whether …

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School children drowned in Akwa-Ibom

  Eight pupils and a pregnant woman were drowned at the Atang River in Nsit Atai local government area of Akwa Ibom State as they tried to negotiate the wooden bridge constructed over over the river. The eight pupils were …

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