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Aug 31st, 2013
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Written by Obinna Akukwe The PDP gubernatorial ticket have been given to Tony Nwoye by the consent of President Jonathan, Bamanga Tukur and 2015 presidential strategists and Andy Uba has been rejected and abandoned in the cold and given the same treatment APGA gave Soludo . Two weeks ago, the elation...
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BY LAWANI  MIKAIRU LAGOS—Lagos is the fourth worst city in the world, Economist Intelligence Unit, EIU, an independent forecasting and advisory business within the Economist Group has said. And its top worst cities, are scattered around Africa and Asia. Lagos, the fourth on the list, shares its 137 p...
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•Detention of arrested persons illegal— NOPRIN… On August 1, 2013, an unprecedented crowd gathered in front of Upper Class Hotel, 8 Market road, Onitsha , Anambra State, to witness its demolition, following the discovery of two human heads and ammunitions by operatives of the Anambra State Police Com...
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The rising influence of marine spirits among some backslidden pastors and churches in Nigeria had caused a lot of faithful to lose faith in God especially when they discover the lies and deceits about these pastors. Since the series of expose on false prophets which include ‘Nigerian Churches and the...
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Aug 30th, 2013
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Private Michael Ihemere collapsed and died while on a training exercise in North Yorkshire DIED: Michael Ihemere A NIGERIAN soldier serving for the British Army died during a military training exercise has been named by the government. Private Michael Ihemere, 26, from Umuodo, Nigeria, was a member o...
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12:35 EDT A Colorado mother and daughter were sentenced on Wednesday for their roles in a “Nigerian internet romance scam.” Karen and Tracy Vasseur were convicted of stealing more than $1 million from 374 victims who thought they were sending money to aid members of the United States military.  ...
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In Libya
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least two people including a Libyan prosecutor, who was in charge of cases involving ex-regime officials, have been killed in a car bomb explosion in the eastern city of Benghazi, a security source says. According to the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the incident took place on T...
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In Congo
Aug 30th, 2013
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Rwanda says the Democratic Republic of Congo is responsible for shelling its territory amid rising conflict in the region. A woman was killed and a baby seriously injured after a shell fell in the Rwandan territory on Thursday, with Kigali warning against further escalation of violence between the tw...
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In East Africa
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least 41 people have been killed and 27 others injured in a traffic accident in Kenya in which a bus veered off a road and plunged into a valley near the town of Narok, police say. Traffic police officer Samuel Kimaru said on Thursday that the bus driver lost control on a dark road […]...
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Aug 30th, 2013
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The United Nations refugee agency has said that thousands of people have fled to the Central African Republic (CAR)’s main international airport to escape violence in the country in recent days. “Over the past 10 days arbitrary arrests, detention, torture, extortion, armed robberies, phys...