Â There were indications Friday that the over 200 girls seized by Boko Haram from a school in Chibok, Borno State last April will soon regain freedom. The plan to secure freedom for the girls was part of the deal entered into following a ceasefire agreement reached between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Boko
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CDS directs Service Chiefs to comply The Chief of Defence Staff, Alex BadeH, has announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria has reached an immediate ceasefire deal with the Boko Haram terrorists and directed all service chiefs to comply with the ceasefire agreement between Nigeria and Boko Haram in all theatres of operations. It
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Â Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hit back Friday at claims he showed a lack of respect to Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert and his assistant Roy Keane. Lambert and Keane were both critical of Mourinhoâ€™s attempt to shake hands before the end of Chelseaâ€™s 3-0 victory over Villa at Stamford Bridge on September 27. Former Manchester
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Â Senegal is officially free of Ebola, with the benchmark of 42 days without the disease having passed without any new cases, the World Health Organization said Friday. â€œWHO officially declares the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commends the country on its diligence to end the transmission of the virus,â€ the UN health agency said
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Â The Nasarawa State Chairman of the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party Yunana Iliya, said 87 aspirants for various elective offices had bought the partyâ€™s nomination forms to vie for the 24 seats in the state assembly. Iliya told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lafia that the PDP remained the party to beat in the
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(WASHINGTON D.C, U.S.A) President Barack Obama said he was considering appointing an Ebola “tsar” to coordinate the fight against the virus in the United States, but he remained opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa. Obama’s administration is facing sharp criticism from lawmakers over its efforts to contain the disease at home. Obama
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(ABUJA) Contrary to earlier stance of the Nigerian government, latest reports inform that it has begun talks with the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, to release more than 200 girls abducted six months ago. According to a report published by the Voice of America today, Friday, 17 October, 2014,Â it was gathered thatÂ the Federal Government has
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(LAGOS) Information coming in from the Lagos High Court in Ikeja, Lagos State, western Nigeria, informs that the court has upheld the ban by the Lagos State Government prohibiting the wearing of muslim scarf, hijab, in government owned primary and secondary schools. According to P.MnewsÂ report, the judgement was delivered byÂ Justice Grace Onyeabo early this morning
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(ABUJA) The leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has blasted Doyin Okupe, the Special Adviser on Public Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, over the comments credited to him. The National Chairman of the APC, John Oyegun, on Thursday said Okupe lacks knowledge of history as well as practical reality. He described as vague and
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Â An Air France plane has been isolated at an airport in Madrid after a patient was reported to have a fever and shivers. The situation is being treated as a suspected case of ebola, a health ministry official was quoted as saying. There were 156 passengers on the flight from Paris, according to local
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Federal government yesterday warned the officers and men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC)to avoid any action that will dent the image of the corps. Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro gave the warning in Abuja while commissioning 30 units of 2 bedroom flats worth N300 million situated in Kubuwa for the junior
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President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has said that Coach Stephen Keshi was sacked to safeguard him from the wrath of enraged Nigerian fans, who were on the brink of lynching him during Wednesdayâ€™s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with Sudan.
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History was made on the night of Saturday September 13, 2014, as the Nollywood and African Film Criticsâ€™ Awards (NAFCA) became the first awards of its kind to break into Hollywood.
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The District Governor, Rotary District 9110, Rotarian (Dr) Bamidele Balogun, has said that some Nigerian Universities and Colleges of Education are frustrating the effort of the club towards assisting brilliant but indigent students in the higher institutions.
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Ras Kimono is a veteran Nigerian reggae artist. He has no doubt earned his place in the minds of many Nigerians and the global audience. In this interview, he opens up on issues of continuity in the Nigerian music, the present generation of musicians among others. Enjoy.
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Sometime last year, I published an article entitled; â€œEnugu: Legislative Experience vs. Executive Impunity.â€ It was in reaction to reports quoting Governor Sullivan Chime as saying: â€œEnugu being a poverty stricken state, membership of the National Assembly
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That Olusegun Mimiko, Governor of Ondo State, and a cultivated gentleman is of the noble medical profession is an accomplished fact. That Mimiko, a patriot, democrat and thorough bred progressive has carved a niche for himself through acclaimed strides in the health sector, is also a fact.
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The Federal Government has announced its plan to commence the review of Export Expansion Grant (EEG) next January. The decision, which was disclosed in a cashew export promotion meeting in Lagos last week,
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