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Rowhani Wins Iran Presidential Election

Rowhani Wins Iran Presidential Election

Moderate cleric Hassan Rowhani has won Iran’s presidential election, the interior minister announced on Saturday, ending eight years of conservative grip on the nation’s executive. AFP journalists said crowds marched through Vali-Asr Square in central Tehran carrying pictures of the [...]

June 15, 2013 General
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Police stray bullet kills nine-year-old in Lagos BY ENIOLA AKINKUOTU

A policeman on duty has allegedly shot and killed a nine-year-old boy, Timileyin Ebun, in Mile 12 area of Lagos State. Our correspondent learnt that the incident occurred while a team of policemen was attempting to arrest a commercial bus [...]

June 15, 2013 Incidents, Strife and sectarian violence
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Trailer Crashes Into CBN Premises In Jos

An articulated vehicle on Friday crashed into the premises of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in Jos. The vehicle with registration EPL 756 XD crashed into the CBN building at about 6:30 a.m. and destroyed over 70 per cent [...]

June 15, 2013 Incidents
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UNIUYO Riots: Akpabio Calls For Thorough Investigation

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State has called for the establishment of a panel to probe the riot that erupted in the University Of Uyo (UNIUYO), resulting in property damage of millions of Naira, so as to bring the [...]

June 15, 2013 Incidents
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State Authorities: Nigerians Have Lost Respect for Elders, Obedience to Rules

The Federal Government has challenged religious leaders to be in the vanguard of transforming the society and ridding the country of incidents of cultism, terrorism, kidnapping and other social vices. Speaking in Abuja at the official flag off of the [...]

June 14, 2013 Culture, Language, Religion
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Lagos Police Detain Woman over Brother’s Alleged Sins

A middle age woman, Tope Moore, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State over allegations that her younger brother, Bolaji, masterminded the killing of a resident in the Bariga area of the state. According to her family, Tope’s ordeal [...]

June 14, 2013 Incidents
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Facebook Friends Tackle Jonathan Over Mid-term Report

Facebook friends of President Goodluck Jonathan have taken to his fan page to register their displeasure over the mid-term assessment carried out by himself on his administration. His allies said it was wrong for the President to have undertaken such [...]

June 14, 2013 Government and politics
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Buhari’s Comments On Boko Haram Has Exposed Him As A Sectional Leader – Arewa Youths.

Some concerned members of the Arewa Youths Forum have called on former Head of State Maj-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), to desist from making inciting statements in his quest for political relevance. The youths also advised the presidential candidate of the [...]

June 13, 2013 Government and politics
Harrison Okene, 29, spent two days trapped in freezing cold water and breathing from an air bubble

Nigerian sailor ‘a phenomenon’ for surviving in air pocket for 60 hours

A Nigerian sailor who survived for almost three days underwater by crouching in an air bubble after his tugboat capsized has spoken about his ordeal. [viralpullquote ]A Nigerian sailor who survived for almost three days underwater by crouching in an [...]

June 13, 2013 Incidents
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Many Top Officials Of Nigeria’s Military, Paramilitary Agencies Are Incompetent- Jonathan

The president said this while inaugurating the police service commission. President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed his dismay that the most senior officials of many of Nigeria’s military and para-militaary security agencies are incompetent and do not merit their positions; thus [...]

June 12, 2013 Government and politics
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WHY EDWARD SNOWDEN IS A HERO BY JOHN CASSIDY

Is Edward Snowden, the twenty-nine-year-old N.S.A. whistle-blower who was last said to behiding in Hong Kong awaiting his fate, a hero or a traitor? He is a hero. (My colleague Jeffrey Toobin disagrees.) In revealing the colossal scale of the U.S. government’s [...]

June 12, 2013 Uncategorized
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Lagos to Deploy Advanced Traffic Software

The Lagos State Government, in its efforts at improving the efficiency level and service delivery of its staff, is set to procure hi-tech traffic software vehicles to move traffic and transport management from the present manual analogue to a more [...]

June 12, 2013 Transportation
Demolishing Kidnappers' Houses Is Legal

Demolishing Kidnappers’ Houses Is Legal – Delta CP

Delta State Police Commissioner Ikechukwu Aduba says the demolition of houses were kidnappers operate in the state is in line with the state government edict. Aduba, who disclosed this in Asaba yesterday in an interview with Daily Trust, said, “The [...]

June 12, 2013 Law
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12 Arrested for Vandalising PHCN Cables In Lagos

The Nigerian Navy yesterday arrested no fewer than 12 persons for allegedly vandalising PHCN cables in Apapa area of Lagos. The 12 suspects, among them a 21 year-old lady, were arrested at the wee hours of yesterday by naval operatives [...]

June 12, 2013 Crime
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Two Die In Kogi Auto Crash

Two persons yesterday died while three others sustained serious injuries in an accident that occurred at Alede village along the Ajaokuta-Lokoja road. An eyewitness said the accident which happened at about 12pm involved a Toyota Carina with registration number AR [...]

June 12, 2013 Incidents
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World Cup 2014: Sepp Blatter Praises Stadium Designs As Countdown Begins

Sepp Blatter has given a glowing endorsement of Brazil’s World Cup stadiums with a year to go until the finals. The FIFA president is due in the country this week to attend the Confederations Cup, the event customarily used as [...]

June 12, 2013 General
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56 Kids Hidden In Cartons Rescued From Factory

On Tuesday morning, 11-year-old Ankit (name changed) walked past the filth on a congested street to join other boys like him at a factory in Badli industrial area in northwest Delhi. At 9 am, work was in full swing as [...]

June 12, 2013 Uncategorized
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BREAKING NEWS: Fatai Rolling Dollar Is Dead

It has been reported that veteran highlife musician Fatai Rolling Dollar, is dead. Born 22nd July 1926, Rolling Dollar was known for his verve and dexterity on the guitar. His zest for life and energy, even in old age, was [...]

June 12, 2013 Music and film
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Nigeria Sends 700 Soldiers To Liberia For Peace Mission

As part of contribution to United Nation’s peace support operations to West Africa, 700 soldiers from the Nigerian Army have been deployed to Liberia for a peace support operation. Addressing the troop at their graduation ceremony from the Nigerian Army [...]

June 12, 2013 Africa
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Edo Halts Judicial Panel On Slain UNIBEN Student

Edo State Government has halted action on the setting up of a panel of inquiry into the killing of Mr. Ibrahim Momodu. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor said the government’s decision is because a case [...]

June 12, 2013 Education
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How Ezu River 19 Were Killed, By Senate

The mystery surrounding the 19 floating bodies found in Ezu River in Anambra State has been uncovered. Senate Joint Committee on Police Affairs and National Security and Intelligence looked into the case of the mysteriouse dead bodies on the Ezu [...]

June 12, 2013 Incidents
Internet freedom

45m Nigerians Risk Losing Internet Freedom—Study

More than 45 million internet users in Nigeria comprising the general public are on the verge of losing their Internet privacy on every form of cyber-communication as the federal government intensifies efforts to monitor them online according to a new [...]

June 11, 2013 Technology
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Nigeria Poised To Advance In World Cup

Nigeria could be the first qualifiers for the final round of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers in Africa if they win in Namibia on Wednesday. Maximum points for the Super Eagles would give them an unassailable Group F lead if [...]

June 11, 2013 Sports
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Kwara Student Shot By Policeman Recovering From Bullet Wounds

A student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ahmed Dayo, allegedly shot by a policeman has undergone two operations to remove bullets from his legs and is presently recuperating at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. The victim, whose rumor of [...]

June 11, 2013 General
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VIDEO: Our Education System Isn’t Dead – Education Consultant

An education consultant, Mr Sodunke Oludotun today accused the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde of “trying to see that the education system in Nigeria is dead”. Oludotun said, “Dibu is trying to see [...]

June 11, 2013 Education
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Three Nigerians Jailed For Fraud in UK

UK — Three Nigerians who tried to trick their way to a new life in the UK through sham marriage and illegal employment have been jailed. Henrietta Samugana, 32, Oluwatobi Adegbenro, 36, and his brother Olaseni Adegbenro, 30, were sentenced [...]

June 11, 2013 Crime
FG Saves N118bn From 46,821 Ghost Workers.

FG Saves N118bn From 46,821 Ghost Workers

The introduction of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) in the ministries, departments and agencies of the federal government has so far led to the discovery of 46,821 ghost workers and saved the nation N118.9 billion. The Coordinating [...]

June 11, 2013 Government and politics
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Cultists Stab 19-Year-Old Father To Death

Suspected cult members killed a 19-year-old boy, Obunneke Osondu, in Pedro, Bariga area of Lagos State. It was learnt that Obunneke was killed on Saturday by members of Eiye Confraternity, two hours after leaving his home in Ayinke Street. The [...]

June 11, 2013 Incidents
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PHOTOS: Graphic Details Of How These Beautiful Young Twins’ Lost Their Lives

These beautiful young twins recently lost their lives in a horrific car accident. A good friend of theirs shares the details on Facebook. Read below and check out more photos;       [...]

June 11, 2013 Incidents
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FRSC Unveils Worst Accident Prone Roads

The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) has stated that the Benin-Ore road, Abuja-Lokoja road and the Lagos-Ibadan expressway are the worst accident prone roads and warned the public concerning these roads. The Assistant Corp Marshal of the FRSC, Dennis Terrang, [...]

June 10, 2013 Transportation