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Release Nnamdi Kanu now, Soludo, Utomi tell FG

Former Central Bank Governor Chukwuma Soludo, and Professor of Economics Patrick Utomi, have called for the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The  leaders  under the aegis of ‘Nzuko Umunna’, a pan-Igbo group, also called for the release of his colleagues who are in jail. They declared that Nigeria was more divided now ...

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Read what fire did to Banky W’s home

It was hell early Tuesday morning  as fire engulfed the home of songster Banky W in Lekki area of Lagos Witnesses told newsreportersng.com that for sheer providence, Nigeria would have lost one of its biggest contemporary singing sensations. Confirming the incident, Banky W said: “So there’s good news and bad news. The good news is… I’m thanking God that I’m ...

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FG evacuated 41 girls from Mali and this happened…

  Forty-one Nigerian girls who were alleged to have been forcefully taken to Bamako, Mali for slavery have been returned by the Federal Government A military transport plane, the Charlie-130 Hercules (C-130H) belonging to the Nigerian Air Force and with the call sign NAF 913 dispatched by the Federal Government to evacuate the girls touched down at the Murtala Muhammed ...

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Read shocking report of Lai Mohammed about Buhari’s health

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari is neither critically ill nor in a life threatening situation. Speaking at a town hall meeting in Umuahia, Abia state capital, on Monday, Mohammed said there was no need for Nigerians to worry about the president’s health. He said he spoke with Buhari on Saturday afternoon, and ...

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Wrong film named Oscars best pictures winner

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars – but only after an error saw La La Land initially declared the winner. The La La Land team was in the middle of their acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered and rectified. PriceWaterhouseCooper, the accountancy firm responsible for counting the ballots, apologised for the mix-up. La La Land still ended ...

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Ibrahimovic strikes late for Manchester United to win EFL Cup

Abuja, Feb. 26, 2017 (NAN) Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Sunday struck late to hand Manchester United a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Southampton in the final of the English Football League (EFL) Cup. Ibrahimovic’s late winner secured the EFL Cup and gave United manager Jose Mourinho his first success since his summer appointment, as brave Southampton were beaten at Wembley. Southampton were ...

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Army, DSS arrest 3 suspected Chadian Boko Haram members

Abuja, Feb. 26, 2017 (NAN) The Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Department of State Service (DSS) has arrested three Chadians in Gombe State, suspected to belong to the Albarnawi faction of the Boko Haram terrorists group. Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement that the suspects were arrested on Sunday after a painstaking tracking. Usman identified them ...

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