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Apr 15th, 2014
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Junior World Boxing Federation (WBF) title fight scheduled for Wednesday, April 16 in Accra, Ghana, between Nigeria’s Gifted Cole and a Ghanaian boxer, has been postponed till May 15. Cole’s coach, Sunday Nwamuda, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Lagos that he received a...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ended his five-day cross-examination of the athlete yesterday with a stark summary of how he shot his girlfriend, insisting he killed her deliberately after an argument. “You fired four shots through the door whilst knowing that she was ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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•Seize guns   There was tension at the Onitsha Main Market yesterday when the Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) invaded the market to arrest a notorious arms dealer, Alphonsus Ngwu. Ngwu’s men tried to prevent his arrest. But he was shot while trying to escape during a commotion. The shots cr...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal visited yesterday the National Hospital in Abuja to sympathise with the victims of Monday morning bomb blast at Nyanya Motor Park in Abuja. The Speaker was conducted round the emergency ward by the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu. Tambuwal, w...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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The Northern socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has said Monday morning explosion at the Nyanya motor park in Abuja was a national calamity and a disservice to humanity. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mohammed Ibrahim, the ACF said the security situatio...
By Jude Isiguzo
In Nigeria
Apr 15th, 2014
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To strengthen security in Lagos State, the Police will henceforth monitor vehicles and individuals coming into the state. Police operatives will also be positioned at strategic points and areas considered blackspots. Stop and search will also be carried out, the police said. This was contained in a s...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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•It is bad enough that she has touched off a scandal; it is even more outrageous that she should defy a probe Separation of powers, a time-honoured principle in decent political systems, may count for little or nothing among major players in the country’s central administration, and the ev...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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The Ekiti State government has given contractors handling Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) projects one week to move to site. Their contracts would be revoked, if they fail to do so. Special Adviser to the Governor on MDGs and Development Relations Mrs. Bunmi Dipo-Salami gave the ultimatum in her ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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The Secretary of the Oranmiyan Foundation, Republic of Ireland chapter, Dr. Gbenga Salawu, has donated public address systems to all wards in Iwo, Ayedire and Ola-Oluwa Federal Constituency of Osun State to support Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s re-election campaign. He also gave N50,000 to each of...
By IAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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Abia State Governor Theodore Orji has hailed the state’s performance in last year West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The state emerged second in the federation in the result released by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). Orji, who spoke through his Chief Pres...