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Oct 3rd, 2013
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Fifteen people were killed Thursday when a passenger plane crashed near an airport in Nigeria’s largest city, authorities said. The Nigeria National Emergency Management Agency said that the aircraft crashed after taking off from Lagos. It had been bound for the city of Akure, about 170 miles a...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  The Westgate attack in Kenya with its accompanying butchery of every man, woman and child in a shopping mall who couldn’t name Mohammed’s mother is being met with baffled mutterings about “senseless violence.”   But there’s nothing senseless about the violence that took place. Terrorists ...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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During the four-day siege in Kenya’s Westgate shopping Mall, al-Shabaab jihadists raped, tortured, beheaded, dismembered, castrated, gouged out eyes, amputated fingers and hung hostages on hooks from the roof. According to a forensic medical doctor, “They [the al-Shabaab attackers] removed eyes, ears...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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Many around the world were recently made aware—got a small glimpse—of the Islamic jihad that plagues northern Nigeria, at the hands of Boko Haram, an organization dedicated to eradicating Christianity and enforcing the totality of Sharia law. Last Sunday, September 29, around 1 a.m. Islamic terrorist...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  The policeman | credits: File copy The Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday said it had begun questioning the policeman attached to one of its divisions in Onitsha, caught on video demanding a bribe of N10,000 from a motorist. The state conmmand’s Police Public Relations Officer, Emeka Ch...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi Hearing in an appeal filed by loyalists of Governor Rotimi Amaechi to challenge their removal as the executive committee members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State was stalled on Wednesday at the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division. The Godspower A...
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday in Akure, lamented the death of former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Agagu, saying he was a dependable associate. Obasanjo’s eulogise Agagu in at the memorial rally held by the Peoples Democratic Party in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The ex-Preside...
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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  Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke Civil societies under the aegis of Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders on Wednesday, staged a protest at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission office in Lagos State, seeking the probe of the Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani A...