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Militants kill 5 Policemen, 2 soldiers in Lagos

No fewer than five policemen and two soldiers, including an army captain were killed by suspected militants early Sunday morning in Ikorodu Area of Lagos. Sources told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the bodies of the victims had been removed. The slain Captain was simply identified as Muhammad. …

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GSM subscriptions in Nigeria hits 154 million

No fewer than 154 million Nigerians are now active subscribers of the General System on Mobile Communications (GSM), the Executive Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta has said. Speaking on Friday during the NCC day at the ongoing Enugu International Trade Fair, Danbatta said that the …

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Sheriff walks out on Jonathan, PDP Govs

Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday walked out of the party’s stakeholders meeting organised by former President Goodluck Jonathan. Sheriff who got to the venue of the meeting a few minutes after Jonathan had delivered his remarks walked out with members of …

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50 Nigerians deported from Europe

About 50 Nigerians comprising of 48 males and two females on Thursday arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA), Lagos at about 7.36 a.m. from eight European countries (Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Luxembourg, Austria, Belgium, Spain and Hungary) for committing immigration-related offences. They were brought back in a chartered Privileged Time …

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Court orders EFCC to unblock Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m account

A Federal High court in Lagos has unfrozen the domiciliary account of Patience Jonathan containing $5,842,316.66 at Skye bank Plc. The order of the court was sequel to an application argued by her lawyer Mr. Adedayo Adedipe SAN, leading seven other lawyers. Adedipe urged the court to unfreeze the account …

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ASUU strike hits University of Ibadan

Academic activities were paralyzed on Wednesday at the University of Ibadan (UI) as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) commenced its one week warning strike. The strike forced most students to stay indoors at their halls of residence, as the strike monitoring committee put in place by the union …

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Cross River: Meningitis kills one person

One person has been confirmed dead following a case of Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) outbreak in Cross River while 23 others are currently receiving treatment at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH). Dr Inyang Asibong, the State Commissioner for Health, who visited the hospital on Wednesday, said that the …

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Alex Ekubo slams Nigeria over poor power supply

Actor Alex Ekubo took to Instagram on Tuesday to slam Nigeria over the poor power supply the country is experiencing. Ekubo is currently in Cameroon working on a new movie, where there is steady power supply. He said, “So i’ve been filming in Cameroon for the past 5 days & …

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