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Mark Zuckerberg’s Simplicity A Challenge To Nigerians’ Notorious Wealth Display – President Buhari
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Mark Zuckerberg’s Simplicity A Challenge To Nigerians’ Notorious Wealth Display – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja commended the Chief Executive Officer and founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, for sharing his wealth of knowledge with Nigerian youth, and inspiring a new generation of entrepreneurs. Receiving the internet entrepreneur at the State House, Abuja, President Buhari said the various meetings held with Nigerian youth since his arrival were most timely as the country was already exploring opportunities to spur development through entrepreneurship. “Nigeria has always been identified as a country with great potentials for growth, especially with our youthful population, but now we are moving beyond the potentials to reality. “I am impressed by your simplicity in sharing your knowledge and wealth with those wi...
Shekau Has Been Killed, The Fake Shekau Too Is Dead
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Shekau Has Been Killed, The Fake Shekau Too Is Dead

The military has confirmed that factional Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has been killed. The Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, who spoke in Adamawa State during a tour of formations under his command, said the individual originally identified as Shekau had been killed, adding that the person injured during an air raid last month is the latest person claiming the name. Gen. Irabor said: “I can confirm to you that the original Shekau was killed, the second Shekau was killed, and the man presenting himself as Shekau, I can also confirm to you that few days ago, he was wounded. We are yet to confirm whether he is dead or not”. He said Boko Haram “released videos to prove that they are still active, but that’s just a façade.”
Mexican President Calls Donald Trump a Liar, Says Mexico Will Not Pay For The ‘Wall’
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Mexican President Calls Donald Trump a Liar, Says Mexico Will Not Pay For The ‘Wall’

Yesterday, Donald Trump flew to Mexico City to meet with Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto and after the meeting, Trump said Mexico will build the great wall he is planning to build to keep immigrants away if he becomes president. Nieto then took to Twitter to call BS on Trumps comment, saying Mexico will never build the wall. Translation: "At the beginning of my conversation with Donald Trump, I made it clear that Mexico will not pay for the wall." Translation: "From there, the conversation addressed other topics and it unraveled in a respectful manner."  
Between Fani Kayode & Reno Omokri Over Mark Zuckerberg’s Comment That Hausa Language is Unique
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Between Fani Kayode & Reno Omokri Over Mark Zuckerberg’s Comment That Hausa Language is Unique

FFK responded to Reno Omokri "Nice to hear from u. Permit me to begin by saying that I never miss ur write-ups and I thank God that we still have people as discerning and as bold as u in our country. Pls keep it up. Now to the business of the day. Thanks for taking your time to respond to my post. Perrmit me to respond to you very briefly. What Mark Zuckerberg said about the Hausa language being "unique" is not a fact but an opinion. And it is an opinion which, in fairness to him, may well be honestly held. It is also an opinion which you evidently share and which both u and he u are perfectly entitled to. I am, however, entitled to disagree with u on that opinion especially where I have good reason to do so. You see unlike most I do not post, speak or write lightly. I take my time,...
MTN Suspends Contracts of Their Celebrity Ambassadors
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MTN Suspends Contracts of Their Celebrity Ambassadors

MTN Nigeria has suspended the ambassadorship of many of their ambassadors. Minus their regional ambassadors, Project Fame ambassadors including Iyanya, Praiz and Chidinma, and other ambassadors like Falz, Skales, Tekno and Nkem Owoh, everyone else has been suspended. MTN told them that they had no roles for them at the moment and didn't want to renew their contracts immediately. So right now, everything is pending. Their reason? It may not be unconnected with the fact that the giant telecommunication company is paying over three hundred billion Naira fine to the Nigerian Govt for not disconnecting subscribers when they were supposed to.
Boko Haram Ready For Peace, to Make Announcement About Chibok in The Next 24hrs – Aisha Wakil
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Boko Haram Ready For Peace, to Make Announcement About Chibok in The Next 24hrs – Aisha Wakil

Lawyer with the National Human Rights Commission and wife of a Judge in Borno State judiciary, Aisha Wakil, who was recently declared wanted by the Nigerian Army for her close links with Boko Haram members, recently made a revelation. Wakil also addressed as Mama Boko Haram said the terrorist group is ready for peace now and may make a big announcement about the kidnapped Chibok school girls within the next 24 hours. This comes few days after President Buhari said his government was ready to negotiate with genuine Boko Haram leaders for the release of the missing school girls. According to the Nation, Wakil in an interview said after she has been cleared by the Nigerian Army and that she has been persuading the leader of the sect group to negotiate with the Nigerian government for the...
Nigeria & UK Sign MoU For The Return of Looted Assets
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Nigeria & UK Sign MoU For The Return of Looted Assets

Federal Government of Nigeria and the British Government today Tuesday August 30th signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the modalities for the return of Nigerian looted assets. The move is a follow up to the agreement reached at the London anti-corruption summit in May. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, who signed on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja, noted that the MoU reflected the willingness of both countries to continue cooperation and mutual support. He outlined the objectives of the MoU to include the fact that the processes of returning stolen assets was a partnership recognising the interest of both countries and based on mutual understanding, confidence and trust. That both countries recognised that they have a mutual interest in ens...
Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Visits Nigeria
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Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Visits Nigeria

The Chief Executive Officer, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday arrived in Nigeria to understudy rising startups in the country. Mark Zuckerberg will be meeting with developers and entrepreneurs, and learning about the startup ecosystem in Nigeria during his time in Lagos. In line with this, Zuckerberg’s first notable stop was at Co-Creation Hub (Cc Hub), in Yaba, Lagos’ Silicon Valley-style ground zero for start-ups. Over the years, Cc Hub has served as a start-up incubator and accelerator, housing successful start-ups such as BudgIT, a civic enterprise which focuses on accountability and transparency in government budgets. While at Cc Hub, Zuckerberg also met with young kids attending a summer coding camp.
Nigerian Student Break Academic Records in Ghana University
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Nigerian Student Break Academic Records in Ghana University

A 25-year-old Nigerian student, Fathia Kareem, has broken the academic history of the School of Medical Sciences in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. For her feat, the alumnus of the Wesley Girls High School received 12 out of 15 awards presented during the oath-swearing and induction ceremony for fresh doctors of the institution last Saturday. It was a happy and proud moment for family and friends when she took several turns to receive the awards in the 55-year-old ivory tower. When asked if she expected to get the number of awards, she said, “Yes and No. Yes because I worked hard by studying and no because I did not expect to receive so many awards.”
Former Hacker Explains How Criminals Can Steal Your Details When You Connect to Public Wi-Fi
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Former Hacker Explains How Criminals Can Steal Your Details When You Connect to Public Wi-Fi

A former infamous hacker Kevin Mitnick has shown how easy it is to steal your details in a public area, when you log into a public Wi-Fi. Kevin Mitnick was arrested in the US in 1995 for hacking into 40 major companies, including IBM, Nokia and Motorola, but is now working as a leading security consultant for some of the largest companies in the world. In an ABC Four Corners report on Monday, Mr Mitnick walked through the steps to how a hacker would obtain your details in public. Cyber criminals will set up a fake Wi-Fi network, the example he used is a common one, 'Telstra Air'. Once logged on the hacker can record all your keystrokes, which will identify your usernames and passwords if you access any personal information. This allows the hacker to send you fake updates, and onc...
Before I Clocked 25, I Was The Highest Buyer of Versace Home Products in The Entire USA – Ebonyi Lawmaker Maria Ude Nwachi
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Before I Clocked 25, I Was The Highest Buyer of Versace Home Products in The Entire USA – Ebonyi Lawmaker Maria Ude Nwachi

According to Ebonyi state House of Assembly member, Maria Ude Nwachi, she became the highest buyer of Versace home products in the entire USA just before she clocked 25 years old. The 45 year old lawmaker said this in a post she shared on her Facebook wall while showing off photos from her recent visit to Harrods stores. There is no department store like Harrods on this earth. And none in the USA is comparable to it; not Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Saks 5th Ave, Bloomingdales ETC. In London, Harvey Nichols & Selfridges does not even come close. Harrods is a luxe department store in a class by itself. I have been shopping here since my early twenties. If you are a seasoned shopaholic who wants the best of everything the world has to offer under one roof then Harrods is for you. Establishe...
APC Lawyer Murdered In Rivers State
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APC Lawyer Murdered In Rivers State

Ken Atswuete, a Port Harcourt-based human rights Lawyer is said to have been assassinated. The Police in Rivers state is yet to independently confirm the report but a senior officer at the state Police Command said the command is aware that a Lawyer was attacked. Ken Atswuete is one of the Legal representatives of the APC and in matters involving their members. Until his assassination, Atswuete was handling the murder trial of an APC stalwart and former Chairman of Asari-Toru Local Government area, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree.
Nigerians Troll Ben Bruce Over Call That IDPs Be Fed With Spoilt Food
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Nigerians Troll Ben Bruce Over Call That IDPs Be Fed With Spoilt Food

The federal government today ordered the destruction of 15 containers of ‘spoilt’ frozen fish allegedly belonging to a company, Food Solution Nigeria Limited. This however, did not go down well with the senator representing Bayelsa West, Senator Ben Bruce as he is of the opinion that the food could have been given to the IDPs. Nigerians had a thing or 2 to say.
Jimoh Ibrahim Emerges as Candidate for Sheriff-led Faction of PDP
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Jimoh Ibrahim Emerges as Candidate for Sheriff-led Faction of PDP

Industrialist Jimoh Ibrahim has emerged the governorship candidate of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the primary election commenced on Sunday evening at the Banquet Hall of Premier Hotel, Ibadan. More than 560 accredited votes were recorded and Ibrahim polled 502 votes and his sole contender Olusola Ebiseni polled 41 votes, while 17 votes were invalid. Ali Gulak, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, who announced Ibrahim as the winner said that the party had displayed that democracy was about the people. There were five aspirants vying for the governorship ticket of the PDP faction led by Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff in Ondo State. The aspirants were: Jimoh Ibrahim, Oluso...
Turkish Doctors Reveal What Killed Stella Oduah’s Son
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Turkish Doctors Reveal What Killed Stella Oduah’s Son

Medical professionals at Nizamiye Hospital in Abuja have told Sahara Reporters what actually killed Stella Oduah’s son, Maxwell Omabuwa Chinedu Etoromi. According to them, the 28-year old died after suffering a brain hemorrhage. Doctors who spoke with SaharaReporters, anonymously said Mr. Etoromi was admitted into their care from another hospital-Zankli Medical Centre-, but died almost promptly. “He was brought to us with the request that we admit him, and we said, why not?” one of the doctors told the news outlet. He added: “Despite our best efforts he died in our care just 30 minutes after we admitted him. We could not do anything to revive him because he arrived in a coma. We tried cardiac life support, but it was too late by the time he arrived.” Another doctor who spoke to...
Stella Oduah Loses Son Due to Wrong Prescription
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Stella Oduah Loses Son Due to Wrong Prescription

The first son of Senator Stella Oduah has died at a Turkish private hospital in Abuja due to the wrong prescription by a medical doctor. Senator Oduah's son, whose name was given as Maxwell Chinedu Etoromi, died after he took a wrong medication prescribed for him following a tooth surgery. SaharaReporters learned that the 28-year-old graduated from Guildford College in the UK before returning to Abuja. Ms. Oduah served in the Goodluck Jonathan administration as a Minister of Aviation before running for a seat in the Nigerian Senate.     Source: Sahara Reporters  
Angry Mob Attack Kogi Governor in Lokoja
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Angry Mob Attack Kogi Governor in Lokoja

On Friday, some aggrieved residents stoned Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, as he emerged from a mosque where he observed Jumat prayer in Lokoja. It is not immediately clear why the residents carried out the attack against Mr. Bello, but witnesses said the incident occurred at the Lokoja Central Mosque in the old market area of the capital. The disgruntled persons also carried few placards while chanting anti-government slogans. The source also said Mr. Bello was pelted with rotten fruits and vegetables, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. The police dispersed the crowd with teargas soon afterwards, the source said. "The situation in this state is even worse than what the residents are doing. The situation is pathetic," the source said. An official in the state said that was the second time ...
Highest Court in France Suspends ‘Burkini’ Ban
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Highest Court in France Suspends ‘Burkini’ Ban

France’s highest administrative court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body ‘burkini’ swimsuits, that was imposed in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, REUTERS reports. The ban, which had outraged Muslims and opened divisions within the government, was suspended, pending a definitive ruling. The Conseil d’Etat said the ban “seriously and clearly illegally breached fundamental freedoms to come and go, freedom of beliefs and individual freedom”. The ruling could set a precedent for up to 30 other towns that have imposed the ban. The court will make a final decision on the legality of the bans later. The ruling follows a request from the League of Human Rights to overturn the ‘burkini ban’. A lawyer outside court said that people who had been fined could claim their money back. The...
Richard Branson Involved In Bike Accident
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Richard Branson Involved In Bike Accident

Billionaire Richard Branson has told of the horror moment he feared he would die after smashing head-first onto the road during a high speed bike crash. The adventurous tycoon was on a training cycle run with his two grown up children on the British Virgin Islands when disaster struck. Richard revealed: “I went cycling on Virgin Gorda with Holly and Sam as part of my training for the Virgin Strive Challenge. I was heading down a hill towards Leverick Bay when it suddenly got really dark and I managed to hit a ‘sleeping policeman’ hump in the road head on. The next thing I knew, I was being hurled over the handlebars and my life was literally flashing before my eyes.” The Virgin boss who escaped a run in with a deadly stingray just a few months ago said he genuinely thought he’d ...
I joined cult to avenge my friend’s murder – J Prompt
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I joined cult to avenge my friend’s murder – J Prompt

A notorious cultist, Oriyomi Balogun, 30, alias J-Prompt on Wednesday said he joined the Eiye confraternity to avenge the death of his best friend killed by members of Black Axe. The suspect, who said he was happy to have fulfilled his wish, added that he killed two persons, Femi Wiper and Lekan Akon, who murdered his friend, Sunday Folorunsho. J-Prompt has been on the wanted list of the police in Lagos for allegedly unleashing mayhem on residents of Shomolu and Bariga. Although he was alleged to have been involved in various armed robbery operations, the suspect denied the allegation, insisting that he only involved in cult war against the rival cult groups. He said: “I am a Bird. I belong to Eiye confraternity and we are always fighting with Aiye (Black Axe) over who controls the a...
”You Inherited A Big Problem” – US Sec.Of State John Kerry Tells President Buhari
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”You Inherited A Big Problem” – US Sec.Of State John Kerry Tells President Buhari

John Kerry, United States (US) secretary of state, has assured President Muhammadu Buhari of his country’s support because Buhari “inherited a big problem”. Kerry said this at the state house when he visited Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, issued a statement saying that during the meeting with Kerry, Buhari pledged that the anti-corruption crusade in the country would be deepened and institutionalised to outlast the current administration. “We will insist on the standards we’re establishing. We are laying down administrative and financial instructions in the public service that must be obeyed. Any breach will no longer be acceptable,” the president was quoted as saying. “We will retrain our staff so that they understand the new orientation. And tho...
Brazilian Girl Opens up on Her ‘One Night Stand’ With Usian Bolt
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Brazilian Girl Opens up on Her ‘One Night Stand’ With Usian Bolt

Jady Duarte has revealed how the Jamaican star pestered her for sex via the Google Translate app; sneaked her into Olympic Village under the noses of security; then insisted on listening to the raunchy Rihanna song 'Work' as they made love on his single bed. And despite being the fastest man on the planet, Duarte, 20, insisted their bedroom action was more marathon than sprint spanning two hour-long sessions but stopping short of another 'triple'. Duarte also revealed how Bolt promised to take her out on another date only to make a dash for the airport when their tryst hit the headlines. 'I really thought we had something going, she told Daily Mail Online. 'But now I can see that he picks up women as quickly as he picks up gold medals.' Duarte was in glitzy club All In, in Rio'...
Powerful Earthquakes in Italy Kill Dozens
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Powerful Earthquakes in Italy Kill Dozens

Strong earthquakes struck a mountainous stretch of central Italy early Wednesday, killing at least 38 people, trapping scores under debris and setting off tremors that awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles to the southwest. The first, a 6.2-magnitude earthquake, struck at 3:36 a.m., about 6.5 miles southeast of the town of Norcia in the Umbria region, followed by about 40 quakes over the next three hours, including a 5.5-magnitude temblor at 4:33 a.m. The death toll, reported by the Italian news media, was almost certain to rise, given that scores of people remained unaccounted for. The authorities said the first quake was comparable in intensity to a 2009 earthquake in the Abruzzo region of central Italy that killed more than 300 people. Towns across three regions — Umbria, Lazi...
Niger Delta Avengers Choose Wole Soyinka As Representative In Proposed Dialogue With FG
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Niger Delta Avengers Choose Wole Soyinka As Representative In Proposed Dialogue With FG

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has been chosen by militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, as one of members of it dialogue group in the proposed dialogue with the federal government. Spokesman for the Dialogue Group, Mr. Ballantyne Agiri, made this known to the New Telegraph on Tuesday. He hinted that the militants had set up dialogue group to engage the Federal Government in meaningful dialogue as part of the initiatives to end the crisis rocking the Niger Delta region. He said the Nobel Laureate was chosen because of the track records as a freedom fighter as well as a credible and detribalised personality. Agiri said the leadership of the militant group has for months been looking for credible persons who are capable of standing for them and present their grievance...
CBN Ban 9 Banks From FX Market For Aiding NNPC’s TSA Breach
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CBN Ban 9 Banks From FX Market For Aiding NNPC’s TSA Breach

Nine Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) have been banned by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from the foreign exchange market, for hiding over $2 billion belonging to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from the Treasury Single Account (TSA). President Muhammadu Buhari has been briefed on the breach by the banks, and they have all been mandated to move the monies to the treasury single account.
How You Can Access WhatsApp On Your Laptop/Computer
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How You Can Access WhatsApp On Your Laptop/Computer

If you’re busy at work and you feel like chatting with somebody on WhatsApp, you can do that on your computer with the aid of an app designed for that purpose. The web is compatible with WhatsApp mobile apps on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry and Nokia’s S60 or S40 phones. Your phone also needs to have a rear-facing camera and WhatsApp has to be turned on. To do this, your computer must have a recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or Safari. Note that WhatsApp Web does not support the old Internet Explorer or new Microsoft Edge. Connecting your phone to computer On your computer, visit <http://web.whatsapp.com/>. (Bookmark the address if you’re going to use it often.) A bar code will appear with instruction to scan the code with your phone WhatsApp. Now, s...
Boko Haram Top Leaders, Including Shekau, Hit in Air Strike
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Boko Haram Top Leaders, Including Shekau, Hit in Air Strike

Some strategic air strikes by the Nigerian Air Force has hit hard at the powerful base of the dreaded commanders of the Boko Haram terrorists group. Security sources are saying Shekau was seriously wounded and he may have been captured. Many of the very top leaders of the heartless killer group, Boko Haram, were said to have been killed in the bombings with heavy fire-power. Soldiers are now attacking the base in ground operation. Gallant troops from the Nigerian military have been strategising for long...before this big break. Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman confirmed this saying "In what one could describe as the most unprecedented and spectacular air raid, we have just confirmed that as a result of the interdiction efforts of the Nigerian A...
Indonesia’s Govt Approves Castration For Sex Offenders
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Indonesia’s Govt Approves Castration For Sex Offenders

The Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, signed a decree on Wednesday authorizing chemical castration for convicted child sex offenders and requiring those released on parole to wear electronic monitoring devices. The new punishment comes in response to the brutal gang rape and murder in April of a 14-year-old girl on her way home on the island of Sumatra. Seven teenage boys were each sentenced to 10 years in prison for the crime, which prompted national outrage and revived previous calls for chemical castration as a punishment against child sex offenders. Mr. Joko told a news conference at the presidential palace in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, that he had signed a decree amending the country’s 2002 law on child protection to enable judges to hand down the punishment at their d...
Mayowa Ahmed is Dead
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Mayowa Ahmed is Dead

It's a very sad news. Mayowa Ahmed has gone to rest. It was a battle and I'm sure she's in a better place now.
Senate President Saraki Renovates Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother’s House
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Senate President Saraki Renovates Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother’s House

The Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday extended hands of fellowship to the family of the late football legend, Rashidi Yekini. Parts of the gesture was presentation of tricycle to late Rashidi Yekini’s younger brother, Akeem Yekini, renovation of Yekini’s house in Offa, particularly where his mother stays and recruitment of domestic servants including a nurse for the mother. Similarly, the petty trading business of the late football legend’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini was boosted through the injection of funds and provision of a well water in the compound to ease water supply in the compound. Speaking on behalf of the Senate President during the presentation, the Director, ABS Ilorin FC, Alloy Chukwu Emeka described the gesture as a right step in recognising the la...
Niger Delta Group Joins Forces With President Buhari to Fight Avengers
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Niger Delta Group Joins Forces With President Buhari to Fight Avengers

A Niger Delta group, United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy, says it has tabled a proposal to President Buhari on how to end the crisis in the region – The group says Buhari has the wherewithal to end the Niger Delta crisis – But according to the group, the president has allowed his administration to be beset with too many petty rivalries. A group, United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS), has said President Muhammadu Buhari knows what to do to end the crisis in the Niger Delta region. According to the group, the president has allowed his administration to be beset with too many petty rivalries, which has affected his decisions, The Nation reports. In a statement in Warri, Delta state, by its General Secretary Tony Uranta, UNDEDSS said it was a...
Nigerian Teenager Andre Aderemi Hacked to Death in London
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Nigerian Teenager Andre Aderemi Hacked to Death in London

A teenager was stabbed to death after he was chased through streets by youths armed with machetes on Tuesday, August 16, at Monks Hills estate, Selsdon in Croydon. The 19-year-old victim identified as Andre Aderemi was knifed multiple times after being pursued by three others carrying weapons. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene and he was airlifted to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Witnesses described the commotion just before Aderemi was stabbed to death. "I saw Andre running for his life and three others were coming behind him. They were just chasing him and shouting. They chased him behind a row of shops. I called the police because I knew if they were to get to him he'd be done. They were armed with machetes. The knives were a foot long. He was stabbed 20 time...
Naked Donald Trump Appears in New York Park
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Naked Donald Trump Appears in New York Park

A naked statue of Donald Trump appeared in a park in New York, horrifying and amusing onlookers. The life-size replica of the Republican presidential nominee, popped up in Union Square Park on Thursday afternoon. The artwork - entitled "The Emperor Has No Balls", left passers-by in fits of giggles. An artists' collective, called INDECLINE, claimed ownership of the work, saying that the statues were also placed in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Cleveland. It said an artist called Ginger helped create the likeness These fleeting installations represent this fleeting nightmare and in the fall, it is our wish to look back and laugh at Donald Trump's failed and delusional quest to obtain the presidency," INDECLINE said. By early afternoon, workers from New York's Department of Park...
#Savemayowa: Mayowa Ahmed’s Family Releases Statement as She Commence Treatment in South Africa
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#Savemayowa: Mayowa Ahmed’s Family Releases Statement as She Commence Treatment in South Africa

On Saturday July 24th, 2016 Mayowa Ahmed cried out to her friends and the general public to assist her in the quest to live a healthy life after being diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer and other complications. Although this seemed unattainable at first but to our astonishment, you all contributed in various ways with as little as N100 and in less than 72 hours our expectation was met and far exceeded. As a family, it was our wish for Mayowa to leave the country on the earliest available flight to start her treatment but due to the much rumoured and alleged scam, we were faced with an overwhelming task of getting her flight documentations ready and missed the earliest scheduled appointment for 1st of August in the UAE. In the midst of all this, several people and organisations workin...
Chibok Girl Tells CNN She Still Misses Her Boko Haram Husband
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Chibok Girl Tells CNN She Still Misses Her Boko Haram Husband

Escaped Chibok girl, Amina Ali Nkeki says she still misses her Boko Haram fighter husband and she still thinks about him three months after escaping the militants’ camp. Amina who was held hostage by the terrorist group for more than two years, says she was married off a year into her ordeal and later had a baby girl, Safiya. The couple and their daughter were found on the outskirts of Nigeria’s Sambisa Forest in May. She says they fled the camp by themselves and were not rescued by the Nigerian military, contrary to reports. She however says she has no idea where he is now and is keen to be reunited with him. “I’m not comfortable with the way I’m being kept from him,” the painfully shy 21-year-old told CNN, speaking to the media for the first time at an undisclosed location in A...
8,000 Boko Haram Members Have Voluntarily Surrendered – Military
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8,000 Boko Haram Members Have Voluntarily Surrendered – Military

The Nigerian Military on Tuesday in Abuja said that no fewer than 8,000 Boko Haram members had voluntarily surrendered to its “Operation Safe Corridor” in the North-East. The Director of Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, disclosed this at a lecture organised by the FCT Correspondents’ Chapel of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the lecture with the theme, “Media-Military Relationship in the Fight against Insurgency”, was part of the activities marking the 2016 Press Week of the chapel. Abubakar said that the surrendered insurgents were in a camp in Gombe waiting to be “deradicalised” by the military. The general also disclosed that more than 10,000 Boko Haram captives had been rescued by the military. He said ...
Troops Repel Boko Haram Terrorists Attack
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Troops Repel Boko Haram Terrorists Attack

Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE at harbour in Kangarwa yesterday successfully repelled suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists attack. The attack was launched by the suspected terrorists at about 5:30pm on Sunday 14th August 2016. The alert troops rose to the occasion and dealt a decisive blow on the insurgents, by killing 16 of them and recovering arms and ammunitions from them. Weapons recovered from the insurgents include 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade 7 tube, 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade bomb, 11 AK-47 Rifle, a 60mm Mortar tube, a dozen of 60mm Mortar bombs, a 36 Hand Grenade, 5 AK-47 rifle magazines, 1 Gionee Handset and 1 Bandolier. Unfortunately, an officer and 11 soldiers were wounded in action during the encounter. We are glad to state they have all been treated at the unit’s me...
Wanted Journalist Ahmad Salkida Agrees to Surrender if…..
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Wanted Journalist Ahmad Salkida Agrees to Surrender if…..

The journalist declared wanted by Nigerian Army on Sunday,  Ahmad Salkida, who is presently on self exile in Dubai, UAE says he will surrender himself to the Nigerian Army if certain conditions are met. In a press statement issued today, Salkida disclosed his intention to travel to Nigeria and clear his name on allegations leveled against him by the Nigerian Army which he said are baseless and unjustifiable. Salkida said he would surrender to the authorities as soon as he can purchase a flight ticket, he asked the Nigerian Army to send him an official invitation and also flight tickets to and from Dubai where he is presently residing with his family, in order to make his surrender faster . The Nigerian Army in an unprecedented move widely condemned by several commentators on socia...
Nigerian Army Declares Ahmed Salkida, Others Wanted Over Boko Haram Exclusive Reports
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Nigerian Army Declares Ahmed Salkida, Others Wanted Over Boko Haram Exclusive Reports

The journalist who always broke exclusive news from the camp of book haram insurgents? Well he has now been declared wanted by the Army. The Nigerian Army today announced this on their twitter page declaring him and others wanted. Ahmed had in the past extensively covered the conflict between the government and the Islamist sect and some reports even suggests today’s video was linked to him.
Abubakar Shekau Unleashes New Video Of Surviving Chibok Girls
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Abubakar Shekau Unleashes New Video Of Surviving Chibok Girls

There has been several controversy as to whether the schoolgirls who were kidnapped from Chibok town in Borno over 2 years ago are still alive. But a new video that surfaced online is definitely shocking to see that a number of the girls are still alive. The new video which was reportedly released by Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau shows the girls in their hijab while a commentary was given by a masculine voice. According to the Twitter handle that shared the video, the demands of the captors remains the same. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozAG1ZalRpU
Republicans Sign Letter Urging RNC To Stop Funding Donald Trump’s Campaign
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Republicans Sign Letter Urging RNC To Stop Funding Donald Trump’s Campaign

More than 70 frustrated Republicans including elected officials and staffers have signed an open letter urging RNC chairman Reince Preibus to stop funding Donald Trump’s campaign. As Trump continues to slip in the polls, the signatories are asking for the party to instead focus resources on maintaining the GOP’s majority in the House and Senate. The letter, obtained by Politico, says Trump’s chances of winning in November are ‘evaporating day by day’ and that his ‘recklessness’ and ‘incompetence’ risks handing the election to Hillary Clinton by a landslide. It lists a string of problems with Trump’s campaign, including his many controversial remarks, his refusal to release tax returns and his claim that he may not uphold NATO treaty requirements. ‘We believe that Donald Trump...
What is it With This Apology And Counter Apologies For Voting Buhari? – Ifeoluwa Leo-Olagbaye
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What is it With This Apology And Counter Apologies For Voting Buhari? – Ifeoluwa Leo-Olagbaye

Ifeoluwa Leo-Olagbaye is not just a social media political commentator, she's a Nigerian that has the love of her country at heart. Ife took to her social media page to speak on the current situation of Nigeria and the world oil market problem as well as how Nigerians wants miracle in governance. ''What is it with this apology and counter apologies for voting Buhari....... If you have read from 3rd world to 1st by Lee Kuan Yew and you are among the sorry ones, then I bet you read the prints and not the book itself..... Most Nigerians have absolutely NO idea what Nation building is all about, we are too used to "abracadabra" style of governance...... A Saudi with $700B savings during oil boom won't blink but what do you expect from a Nigeran economy of 170M and less than $30B ...

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