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Oct 10th, 2013
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  ICPC Chairman, Mr. Ekpo Nta The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission on Wednesday said it had seized 100 houses acquired with proceeds from corruption in Abuja and environs. An ICPC Commissioner, Alhaji Isa Salami, who said this in Calabar, Cross River State capi...
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Aug 28th, 2013
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By Festus Ahon South-South leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP met in Calabar last Saturday. The outcome of the meeting was as predicted: a ringing endorsement for a second term for their famous son, President Goodluck Jonathan. THE meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-South e...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2013
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At least 45 people died when a wooden boat carrying 166 people from southeastern Nigeria capsized off the coast, a doctor said on Tuesday. The boat left on Friday from the remote town of Oron, in Cross Rivers state, and was heading across the Gulf of Guinea to Gabon, in central Africa, when it capsiz...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 16th, 2013
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Kenya coach Adel Amrouche has failed to convince 17-year-old Divock Origi to feature in a World Cup qualifier in Nigeria. Origi has already starred for Belgium U17 and Belgium U19s. He was drafted to the Lille main team this season and has netted a goal in four appearances. He is still eligible to pl...
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Feb 6th, 2013
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By President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan The determination of this administration to create wealth in Nigeria and for Nigerians has led us to focus our investment drive towards attracting Foreign Direct Investments in manufacturing and the service sector to ensure that jobs are created. And this drive is...
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Sep 30th, 2012
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Joe Erico, a retired goalkeeper of the former Green Eagles in the 1970s, wants total support for the Super Eagles’ Coach, Stephen Keshi, in the October13 clash against the Lone Star of Liberia in Calabar. Erico who spoke in Lagos within the week suggested that Keshi should be given free rein to...
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Aug 25th, 2012
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By Ochereome Nnanna, THIS article was published on Thursday October 17, 2002 shortly after the International Court of Justice ceded Bakasi Peninsula to Cameroun. Prof Walter Ofonagoro, who is making a presentation today at the Nigerian Institute for International Affairs, NIIA, Victoria Island Lagos,...
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Jun 16th, 2012
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Calabar — Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi says the team is happy winning a crucial Africa Cup of Nations match against Rwanda. Keshi expressed the team’s happiness while addressing newsmen at the U.J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar, on Saturday after the team beat Rwanda by 2-0 in the qualifying matc...
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May 20th, 2012
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The Nigerian football team failed to depart for Peru for a friendly after a passenger on the Madrid-bound flight was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of drugs, an official has confirmed. Nigeria team spokesman Ben Alaiya said the Iberia flight was cancelled after the Nigerian drugs enforc...
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May 10th, 2012
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Nigeria moved its upcoming World Cup and African Cup of Nations qualifiers on Thursday over fears about attacks from a radical Islamist sect and spiraling religious violence in the nation. The Nigeria Football Federation issued a statement saying matches scheduled for June 3 and June 17 would be play...