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BREAKING: 50 Killed In Train Derailment In DR Congo

Fifty people were killed early Thursday when a train derailed in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the minister for humanitarian action, Steve Mbikayi, said in a tweet. “Another disaster! Derailing at 3am (0100 GMT) in Tanganyika (province) near Mayibaridi. Provisional toll: 50 dead and several injured,” he wrote. Railways in …

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Jarzinho Pieter, Curacao goalkeeper, dies before Haiti game after suffering heart attack

Jarzinho Pieter has been confirmed dead after suffering a heart attack on Monday, September 9 – The goalkeeper was in the national team camp of Curacao preparing for their match against Haiti – Despite his death, the nation has decided to go ahead with the match, which will hold later …

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Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s Jewellery Worth $40m

A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has granted a final forfeiture to the Federal Government, the $40m worth of jewellries seized from the premises of the former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Nicholas Oweibo ruled that the former Minister had failed to show cause why the jewellries …

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BBNaija ex-housemates turn up for Bambam and Teddy A’s traditional wedding

The wedding ceremony reportedly took place at Ibeshe, Ilaro in Ogun State on Saturday, September 7, 2019.  Bambam and Teddy A’s traditional wedding has since been one of the trending topics on Twitter as videos and photos of the event have flooded the social media platform.  Some of 2018 Big …

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Kogi election: Governor Yahaya Bello defeats others, becomes APC governorship candidate

Governor Yahaya Bello has won APC governorship ticket to contest the election for second term INEC is conducting governorship election in the state on November 16 – Bello polled 3,596 votes cast by the delegates during the primary Governor Yahaya Bello on Thursday, August 29, emerged the standard bearer of …

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Election tribunal: House of Representatives member Sarki loses seat

An election petition tribunal sacks the Abdulkadir Umar Sarki, a member of the House of Representatives from Bauchi state – The tribunal orders the withdrawal of certificate of returns to Sarki by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) – The election tribunal also directs INEC to conduct a rerun into …

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Wadume update: Kidnap kingpin testifies before army panel as more suspects arrested

Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has reportedly indicted some soldiers as he appears for an investigative panel set up by the army – The panel is probing the allegation that some soldiers aided Wadume’s escape when he was first arrested and killed three policemen and a civilian – Wadume reportedly …

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Buhari appoints 4 heads of federal agencies

President Buhari has appointed four new heads of federal agencies – The agencies affected are those whose heads were recently appointed as ministers . Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said the appointments take immediate effect President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of federal government agencies that were recently appointed …

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Firms collaborate to expand toy production across Africa

Auldon Toys has signed a memorandum of understanding with Polesie, one of Europe’s biggest toy manufacturer, for a retail deal and local assembling of high-quality toys that meet international safety standard within Nigeria. The partnership, which was sealed with Nigerian-based Auldon Toys in Kobrin, Belarus, will see Polesie JV Limited …

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#RevolutionNow Symposium: Nigeria Police Arrest, Release BBC Journalist

andrew Gift, a journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation, has been released. The journalist who was arrested by Nigerian policemen on Monday was released at 10:50 am. Speaking with SaharaReporters, Gift said he was arrested and taken to a police van and asked to delete videos he had recorded. As …

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Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the …

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Taraba killings: Leaked memo deepens rift between army, police authorities

The killings of the three police detectives and a civilian by troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba state continues to generate reactions – A recent memo by the Nigerian army on the situation seems to have fueled distrust among security agencies – There are fears that the two security institutions …

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Insecurity: Nigerian Army acquires new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram

Nigerian Army has acquired four new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east region The new vehicles were acquired following a strong partnership between the military and Ogun state based indigenous company The new mine resistant vehicles will hopefully provide protection and enhance fire power for …

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EMIR OF KANO, HIS MAJESTY ALHAJI SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI IS NOT THE CHIEF SCOUT OF NIGERIA AS BEEN CIRCULATED BY FRAUDSTERS

Please don’t use our Emir to perfect your errors or illegalities. The leadership and outgone Chief Scout of the Scout Association of Nigeria has faulted the selection of Emir Sanusi as the Chief Scout of Nigeria because those behind the selection were trying to cover their evil deeds which I …

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BREAKING NEWS: THE LABOUR ROOM GOVERNOR FOR IMO STATE APPOINTS NEWS COMMISSIONERS AND SPECIAL ADVISERS

PRESS RELEASE BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE LABOUR ROOM GOVERNOR FOR IMO STATE THROUGH HIS SPECIAL ASSISTANT ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY HON.DON MARTYN LUTHER O.NWOSU As you may have known, Labour room is the next big thing deliberately tailored to help unravel, unlock and birth a new Nigeria. It is geared …

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Nuhu Ribadu fought corruption better than Buhari government – CAN DG Nwaokobia

– The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari clocked two years on Monday, May 29, but there are issues affecting its celebration – Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia, the director-general of the Change Ambassadors of Nigeria (CAN) says the government failed in the fight against corruption The director-general of the Change Ambassadors of …

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