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Breaking: 4 air force officers shot dead, hours after kidnap of 4 soldiers, 2 policemen

Kindly Share This Story: By Nwafor Sunday Four personnel of the Nigerian Air Force were reportedly gunned downed by suspected bandits in Kaduna. Air Force losses 2 personnel in ambush by armed bandits This is coming barely twelve hours after [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Brazil’s education minister mocked for Twitter spelling error

Kindly Share This Story: Abraham Weintraub Brazil’s education minister has been ridiculed on social media for making a spelling mistake on Twitter. Professor Abraham Weintraub, who is responsible for schools and universities in Latin America’s biggest country, misspelled the Portuguese [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Hundreds of Malians protest foreign troop presence

Kindly Share This Story: Anti-government protesters gather in Gao, Mali, July 12, 2016. PHOTO: Reuters Hundreds of people in Mali on Friday protested against the presence of foreign troops in their country, just days ahead of a summit meant to “clarify” France’s [...]

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Alleged Extortion: Sen. Shehu Sani has questions to answer ― EFCC

Kindly Share This Story: By Soni Daniel – Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has refuted claims that it is “prosecuting” Senator Shehu Sani because he is a known critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The Commission [...]

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Woman killed by own dog in Switzerland

Kindly Share This Story: Web Image of a Malinois Dog A woman was killed at a dog training centre in western Switzerland this week after her Malinois attacked her, prosecutors confirmed Friday, saying the autopsy showed she had bled to death. The [...]

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Kane absence has Mourinho down in the dumps

Kindly Share This Story: Kane-Mourinho Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho said he would get “depressed” if he wallowed in the news that Harry Kane is to be missing for at least three months. The Spurs striker has undergone surgery on a [...]

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Australians protest over climate change policy as bushfires rage

Kindly Share This Story: A general view shows a burnt land on a farm after overnight bushfires in Adaminaby, in Australia’s New South Wales state on January 5, 2020. – Australians on January 5 counted the cost from a day [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Iran, Ukraine begin crash investigation amid claim airliner shot down

Kindly Share This Story: PHOTO: AFP Iranian and Ukrainian officials have begun investigating the crash of a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran, Iran’s aviation authority said on Friday. The investigation is coming amid mounting claims that the jet was shot down [...]

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Airtel Nigeria launched Airtel TV, a repeat of 3flix Mobile TV or not?

Despite making an attempt by launching 3flix TV in 2018, Airtel Nigeria has launched Airtel TV — a TV and video-on-demand app that allows users to watch video content and stream live TV programmes. But will this catch on? Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

Lai Mohammed tackles Bishop Kukah over statement

Kindly Share This Story: Mohammed, By Emmanuel Elebeke The Federal Government has advised Bishop Matthew Kukah to use his high ecclesiastical office to work for religious harmony in Nigeria, rather than indulge in actions that are capable of dividing the [...]

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Nigerian mobile payment company, Paga, hires Ian Cleverly as its Group chief financial officer

With 15 years experience as CFO of different companies, Ian Cleverly gets hired by Nigerian payment company, Paga, as its new Group CFO to help with the company’s international expansion. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

Abiodun swears in 19 Commissioners, 15 Special Advisers

Kindly Share This Story: Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun By James Ogunnaike The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Friday advised the newly sworn – In Commissioners and Special Advisers in the State to see their appointment as [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Gov Mohammed suspends 2 LG chairmen for lackadaisical attitude to work

Kindly Share This Story: By Charly Agwam – Bauchi Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed has approved the suspension of two local government caretaker chairmen for alleged lackadaisical attitude to work. According to a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Kidnap of 4 seminary students: Kaduna CP visits school, assures of rescue

Kindly Share This Story: The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Umar Muri, has visited the Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kaduna where four students were abducted and assured that the police would secure their release. A statement by the command’s [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

My husband is poor, lazy, woman seeking divorce tells court

Kindly Share This Story: An Ibadan-based civil servant, Mujidat Muideen and mother of one, on Friday sought dissolution of her eight-year-old marriage to husband, Lateef, in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on grounds that he was lazy. In her [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Arteta explains how he convinced Xhaka to make Arsenal exit U-turn

Kindly Share This Story: Mikel Arteta has explained how he convinced Granit Xhaka to stay at Arsenal. Switzerland international Xhaka had looked certain to leave north London this month following the total breakdown in his relationship with the Arsenal fans [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Group urges FG to prosecute environmental polluters

Kindly Share This Story: The Green Resilience, a climate, and an environmental advocacy group have urged the Federal Government to enforce laws on environmental pollution and prosecute environmental polluters in the country. Mr. Kingsley Adindu, a member of the group, [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Abia council boss slumps die in Umuahia

Kindly Share This Story: Engr. Onyekachi Okoro By Ugochukwu Alaribe – Umuahia The transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu council area of Abia State, Engr. Onyekachi Okoro has reportedly died as he slumped at his residence at Umuahia. Okoro was reported [...]

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Amotekun: We’ll defend southwest against aggression ― Professor Akintoye

Kindly Share This Story: Professor Banji Akintoye The Yoruba World Congress Leader, Professor Adebanji Akintoye, who leads other 28 different organisations, at the launch of Operation Amotekun, said the zone would not fold its arms while its indigenes are being [...]

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Photos: Operation Amotekun launched in Ibadan

Kindly Share This Story: Ola Ajayi, Ibadan Though the event is fixed for 10 am, people have been coming in droves for the important launch. Vanguard gathered that five out of six states in the zone have sent their vehicles. [...]

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APC not helping Buhari fight corruption—Ka’oje, ex-minister

Kindly Share This Story: By Johnbosco Agbakwuru All Progressive Congress BALA Ka’oje, a Minister of Sports under the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, in this interview, says that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is not assisting President Muhammadu Buhari in fighting corruption.Excerpts: [...]

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Queen Elizabeth II calls for urgent solution to Prince Harry crisis

Kindly Share This Story: Queen Elizabeth II The British monarchy scrambled Thursday to find urgent “workable solutions” for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan after their bombshell decision to quit front-line duties caught the royal family off guard. Queen Elizabeth [...]

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Uniport Undergraduate wins Princewills Trust monthly ₦100, 000 cash prize

Kindly Share This Story: By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja An undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Tombari Akata, has won the December 2019 edition of the Help the Hardworker Project of Princewill Trust Foundation. Speaking while presenting [...]

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FG reconstitutes new board of CAC, appoints Chairman

Kindly Share This Story: The Federal Government on Thursday reconstituted the new board of Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and appointed Mr Ademola Seriki as the board Chairman with effect from Jan. 7. A statement issued in Abuja by Mr Ibrahim [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Breaking: US House votes to curb Trump’s military action against Iran

Kindly Share This Story: Donald Trump (Right) and Nancy Pelosi (Left) In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the US House voted Thursday to restrict his future military action against Iran, as lawmakers sought to claw back congressional war powers [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say

Lebanon bans Ghosn from foreign travel

Kindly Share This Story: Ghosn Lebanon banned former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn from travel Thursday and asked Japan to hand over his file on financial misconduct charges, as Tokyo urged the fugitive businessman to return. The 65-year-old businessman — for [...]

January 10, 2020 What the papers say