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By IndepthAfrica
Aug 1st, 2014
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“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” Martin Luther King Jr Fejiro Oliver The race to 2015 in Delta State has generated more fren...
By IndepthAfrica
Aug 1st, 2014
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By: Justine John DYIKUK I chanced across a piece titled, Article of Faith: The falsehood in the Book of Hebrews on Facebook – Written by one Femi Aribisala and published by Premium Times on July 27. The author’s bio made an interesting read: ‘‘…A...
By IAfrica
Aug 1st, 2014
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Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday condemned the show of force displayed by officers of the Department of State Services (DSS) in some areas in the state on Wednesday. The masked-operatives had driven round the metropolis and shot sporadic...
By IAfrica
Aug 1st, 2014
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Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning: 1. Residents of Laduba community, Ogidi area of Ilorin, Kwara State on Thursday discovered a baby’s placenta in the residence of a man, identified simply as Alfa Gani,. The discovery...
By IAfrica
Aug 1st, 2014
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Following the outbreak of Ebola disease in some parts of the continent, the Federal Government of Nigeria has stated that it has placed 69 persons who had first contact with the Liberian-born victim of Ebola Virus Disease, Patrick Sawyerr, on surveilla...
By IAfrica
Aug 1st, 2014
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Panic in Anambra over body  Bayelsa, Edo, Ondo ready to fight virus  World death toll 729 S/Leone, Liberia declare emergency Nigeria has begun the screening of passengers entering the country through the airports. The World Health organisatio...
By IAfrica
Jul 31st, 2014
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The All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Niger State has threatened to boycott the August 16 bye-election for Niger-East Senatorial District. Spokesman for APC in the state, Mr Jonathan Vatsa, issued the threat in a statement released to newsmen in Minn...
By Mike Odiegwu
Jul 31st, 2014
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The Central Naval Command (CNC) of the Nigerian Navy is investigating the involvement of 11indians, three Ghanaians and two Nigerians in oil theft. The 15 suspects were said to have been apprehended by the operatives of the Forward Operating Base (FOB)...
By IAfrica
Jul 31st, 2014
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The Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Tamuno Danagogo, has said that from henceforth all athletes must undergo drug tests before they are allowed to feature in any competition. This new development is in reaction to 16-year-o...
By IAfrica
Jul 31st, 2014
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Unarguably, the provision of stable and uninterrupted power supply is key for accelerated economic and industrial development of any country. Analysts are quick to point out that Nigeria’s quest to become one of the 20th economies in the world ma...