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When married, I want to stay married- Genevieve Nnaji

Despite being one of the most popular name in Nollywood, screen goddess Genevieve Nnaji, is yet to find a man to call her own. One name that has been linked to the pretty actress is that of  Daniel Oyebanjo, also know as D’Banj. The Imo State-born screen diva is a single-mother who revealed in an interview that she is still ...

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Kogi election; Immigration warns immigrants to steer clear

The Nigeria Immigration Service in Kogi on has cautioned immigrants against taking part in the Nov. 21 governorship election. The NIS Controller in the state, Mr Baba Zakari, made this known when he addressed representatives of Ghanaian and Nigeriene nationals resident in Kogi. Zakari urged them to steer clear of the polling centres and units on the Election Day, saying that ...

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224 die in Russian plane crash

  A Russian plane has crashed in Egypt with 224 people on board. None of those on board survived the crash, according to Egyptian officials. There had been previous reports from the crash site in the mountains of Sinai that voices could be heard from one part of the wreckage. However, officials have now said that everyone on board, including ...

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Court convicts 95 sanitation offenders in Edo

Two Mobile Courts sitting in Benin on Saturday convicted 95 people for various sanitation offences in the state monthly environmental sanitation exercise. Chief Magistrate Ihenyen Aigbediofe convicted 60 people at Kilometre 6, while Magistrate Osamudiamen Afe, convicted 35 people at Oredo. While some were convicted for not participating in the exercise, the others were convicted for wandering and obstructing sanitation ...

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Biafra, Oodua and the seventh lesson

By Reuben Abati Democracy does not necessarily translate into the disappearance of crises and dilemmas, (even trilemmas, quadrilemmas or more) in a country, either developed, developing or perhaps evolutionary. Built into the fabric of the right to choose is also the right to make mistakes and so, across Africa at this moment, in Nigeria, Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire, Burundi, Guinea Conakry, ...

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Blatter declares open support for Kalu

As the FIFA Presidency election gathers steam,former FIFA president Sepp Joseph Blatter has openly declared his support for former Abia state Governor Dr Orji Uzor Kalu to occupy the exalted position of FIFA President. The support came even as Blatter faulted the candidature of former Secretary General Jerome Champagne and Prince Alli of Jordan. Speaking in Zurich, Blatter said: ” ...

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Rivers Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ruling, deadly blow to impunity – APC

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described Saturday’s judgement of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that overturned the election of Gov. Nyesom Wike of the PDP as a deadly body blow to impunity and hooliganism. In a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the judgement has ...

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