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Fire breaks out as tanker crashes on car in Lagos

  There was pandemonium on Monday evening in Lagos as a petroleum tanker fully loaded with  33,000 litres of  diesel crashed into  a BMW car marked  LSD 462 CZ in the Charity Bus stop area of Oshodi in Lagos and …

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Naira stabilises at parallel market

    The naira on Monday stabilised against the dollar at the parallel market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Nigerian currency traded between N380 (buying rate) to N385 (selling rate) on Monday afternoon, maintaining the same rate …

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Army generals escape buried explosives along Pulka- Banki junction in Borno

Two senior army officers escaped any harm as their convoy encountered and cleared four Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) buried by suspected elements of Boko Haram terrorists along their way from Bama to Gwoza on Saturday. Brig.- Gen. Sani Usman, the …

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Adeleke’s burial postponed as eminent Nigerians mourn

    The burial of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke, which was earlier scheduled for 4:pm on Sunday, has been postponed. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adeleke, a former civilian governor of Osun, died in the earlier hours of …

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Messi scores his 500th goal in thrilling Barca 3-2 win

Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal to send the Catalans top of La Liga with a last-minute winner against 10-man Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Sunday. The victory puts Barcelona level on points with Real Madrid, but with …

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Secret investigation for Babachir, Oke

The Presidential committee to investigate corruption allegations against the two suspended officials of the Buhari administration says it will conduct its work in camera.

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Onuora Nzekwu, author of Eze goes to school dies at 89

Chief Onuora Nzekwu, the founding General Manager of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has died at the age of 89, the family confirmed on Saturday. Nzekwu, the author of Eze Goes to School, a novel, died by 4.30p.m. on Friday …

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Nigerian born English footballer dies

Ex-England International defender and Nigerian born footballer Ugochukwu Ehiogu has died after bout with heart attack. Ehiogu suffered cardiac arrest at the training pitch of Tottenham Hotspur , where he was managing the U-23 team. He was 44. Born of …

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Disaster! 30 football fans die in Calabar

Disaster struck in Calabar, capital of Cross River State South South Nigeria as over 30 persons were feared killed at a football viewing centre after being electrocuted by a high tension cable that reportedly fell on them. The football fans …

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What we did to suspended NIA boss did not cry

The Nigerian Presidency has condemned media reports that the suspended Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayo Oke, had cried during his visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant …

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