No fewer than 12 persons sustained various degrees of burns following an explosion which rocked a settlement known as Kara Market along Atani Road, Ogbaru near Onitsha in Anambra State.
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Donald Trump, the de facto Republican nominee in the race for the White House, said Wednesday he wants a running mate with political experience who can work well with Congress. Trump said his pick for vice president -- unlike the billionaire real estate mogul himself, who is political novice - will be someone well-versed in Washington politics.
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November's US presidential election is taking shape: Republican billionaire Donald Trump and Democratic power player Hillary Clinton look set for an ugly battle for the White House after a bruising primary season.
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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said it is making moves to make Nigeria self-sufficient in the supply of petroleum products, as the country suffers from constant fuel shortages.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the people and government of Republic of Cameroon for hosting over 56,000 Internally Displaced Persons from Nigeria since July 2014. The president made the commendation at dinner and cultural night organised in honour of the visiting President of Cameroon, Mr Paul Biya and his wife, Chantal Biya, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday night.
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Three Kenyan suspected members of an Islamic State affiliate have been arrested for allegedly planning an anthrax attack, Kenyan police said on Tuesday.
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An Ikeja Magistrates' Court in Lagos on Wednesday reserved May 18 for judgment in a case involving a drunk, Sunday Micheal, who confessed to stabbing nine customers with a broken bottle in an hotel. The magistrate, Mr A.A Adesanya, remanded Micheal, 24, in Kirikiri Prison after he had pleaded guilty to the allegation. Micheal, a vulcaniser of No. 53, Oshodi Road, Mafoluku in Oshodi, Lagos State , was arraigned on a two-count charge of a breach of peace and assault.
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Recently, the National Agency for Food and drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, warned that consumption of imported frozen poultry products may lead to cancer, kidney diseases and hypertension. Unfortunately, the warning has not deterred many Nigerians from consuming them.
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GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) met with warring members of the state House of Assembly Tuesday night following the impeachment of the Speaker, Victor Edoror and his Deputy, Bright Osayande.
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Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba-Jimeta, the Chief of Staff to Gov. Muhammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa, says he was not arrested or being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He stated this in a press statement issued in Yola on Wednesday. ``I am not under any investigation by the EFCC, and indeed any law enforcement agency in the country to warrant my being arrested and whisked away as reported by media.â€™â€™
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A Niger-Delta activist, Mr Azibaola Robert, on Wednesday urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from issuing a remand warrant against him.
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Claudio Ranieri's triumph with Leicester City in England has more than made amends for his unsuccessful time at Roma, according to the Italian's 96-year-old mother.
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A Lagos based private consultant dermatologist on Wednesday in Lagos said lemon juice, tomato juice and potatoes can help remove and rejuvenate dark blemishes on skin.
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The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced plans to commence the construction of world class Medical Park under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement, just as it restated its commitment to improve healthcare experience and promote medical tourism and excellent healthcare services of international standard in the State.
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Afeni Shakur Davis, the activist mother of slain rap legend Tupac Shakur, has died at the age of 69. She was the subject of his iconic â€œDear Mamaâ€ song and controlled his estate. Marin County Sheriffâ€™s deputies and firefighters responded to Shakurâ€™s home in Sausalito, California Monday night after she suffered a possible heart attack, the sheriff said. She was taken to a local hospital and died just before 10:30 p.m on Tuesday.
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In Photos: Bode Gorge, Mimiko, Fayose, others at PDP South-West leaders meeting
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Fists flew in the South African parliament on Wednesday as security guards physically ejected leftist opposition lawmakers in the latest outbreak of political drama over the troubled presidency of Jacob Zuma. About 10 lawmakers from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party shouted down the Speaker and refused to let Zuma deliver his budget speech, saying they did not recognise him as president.
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A 56-year-old, Abiodun Akande, who allegedly defrauded a businessman, Felix Obichukwu, of N8 million, was on Wednesday docked at a Surulere Chief Magistrates' Court in Lagos.
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UNIVERISTY of Calabar lecturers have embarked on industrial action to demand for armed security personnel to be deployed on campus and residential quarters following the kidnapping of lecturers and students at the residential quarters on Tuesday morning.
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The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO), Shola Taylor, has said that digital broadcasting would boost Nigeriaâ€™s global presence in broadcasting.
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