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Bishop David Oyedepo Buys New Aircraft

Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder and presiding bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle and Living Faith Church has publicly announced the purchase of a aircraft to his congregation According to reports, the Church had sold out all its old aircraft including the helicopter and the Challenger 605 with registration, N633WM …

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Atletico Madrid arrive Nigeria ahead of Super Eagles friendly

Atletico Madrid have landed in Nigeria ahead of their friendly against Super Eagles B team at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday. Atletico named an updated 20-man squad for the encounter, to include club legend Fernando Torres and first-choice goalkeeper Jan Oblak. Kick-off for …

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Foreign media head to N.Korea to witness nuclear site shutdown

A group of roughly two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organisations departed for North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site. Journalists from the Associated Press, CNN, CBS, Russia Today and Chinese state media outlets were among those seen checking in at Beijing …

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Troops arrest 8 armed bandits in Taraba

Troops of Sector 3 deployed under the auspices  of Operation WHIRL  STROKE  while on patrol yesterday came in contact with armed bandits  along road  Manya – Gangun in Ussa Local Government Area of  Taraba State and 8 armed bandits were arrested.   Items recovered include; 2 AK 47 rifles,  one …

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Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after ‘sham’ vote

President Donald Trump on Monday tightened financial sanctions against Venezuela following what the US called a “sham” election, making it harder for the government to sell off state assets. Hours after Nicolas Maduro claimed victory in an election plagued by irregularities and boycotted by the opposition, Trump signed an executive …

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Why I had sex, got pregnant outside marriage – Linda Ikeji

Top Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji, has opened up about her pregnancy and having sex outside marriage. Miss Ikeji in a post on her blog, joyfully broke the news of her pregnancy. However, the news was met with mixed reactions. Some social media users have questioned her stand on celibacy, which …

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Offa bank robbery: Police arrest ‘most-wanted’ suspects (photos)

The police have arrested key members of the gang that attacked five banks in Offa, Kwara State, killing fifty persons, including policemen last month April 5. On Monday, a statement released to PRNigeria confirmed the arrest of two of whose photos were realeased. The statement reads: “Sequel to the Publication …

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China considers scrapping birth limits by 2019 – Bloomberg

China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. China’s population is ageing rapidly, with the number of births falling by 3.5 percent to 17.23 million last year despite the country’s decision …

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Customs Seizes $181,000 Worth Of Tramadol Capsules At Lagos Airport

Barely 24 hours after the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) impounded four tonnes of Tramadol capsules at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has also seized the same banned substances at the airport. This time around, Customs impounded 180 cartons of the drugs worth …

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Man jailed four years for raping 9-year-old

An Upper Area Court 3, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Monday, sentenced a 35-year-old driver, Ahamed Talib to four years in prison for raping a nine-year-old girl. The judge, Yahaya Mohammed, who passed the sentence without an option of fine, also ordered Talib to pay N1,300 to the minor for …

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Japanese climber dies on eighth attempt on Everest: official

A Japanese climber, who lost nine fingertips to frostbite in a previous expedition, died on Monday during an attempt to climb Mount Everest, an official said, the second person to die on the world’s highest mountain during the current climbing season. Nobukazu Kuriki, 36, was found dead while sleeping in …

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Wike: FG plans to assassinate me in crowd

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Sunday alleged that the APC-led Federal Government was plotting to assassinate him in a crowd. The Governor, speaking during the third year anniversary thanksgiving service of his administration at the Living Faith Church, D-Line in Port Harcourt, said, “Intelligence report available to us as …

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Olisa Metuh collapses in court

A former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh on Monday morning collapsed in court. The incident happened just as he was making his way to the dock for his resumed trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the …

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Maurizio Sarri undecided if he will remain at Napoli

Coach Maurizio Sarri is still uncertain if he will stay at Napoli after leading them to second place in Serie A with a club record points haul. “It’s a complicated situation,” he told reporters after his team beat Crotone 2-1 in their final game of the season to finish with …

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Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup

A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor, the agency’s owner has confirmed. Marketing company Bacon Agency says it can circumvent TripAdvisor’s algorithm for detecting fraudulent posts and publish reviews in …

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Gunmen kidnap three housewives in Kaduna

Unknown gunmen on Sunday morning abducted the three wives of Alhaji Adamu Nakwana,  a businessman in Maganda Village,  Birnin Bwari local government area of kaduna Kaduna state. The incident happened six days after the Chief of Army staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai visited Birnin Gwari and ordered  his troops to …

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