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Boko Haram Restates Conditions For Peace

ABUJA— Members of the Jaamatus Ahlus Sunnah Lid Daawatis Wal Jihad, a.k.a. Boko Haram yesterday celebrated the inability of the Federal Government to celebrate the nation’s 51st independence anniversary at the Eagle Square owing to threats by the group and the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Continue Reading

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Woman Poisons 9-year-old son to Die By Hanging

Emotions were high at High Court Number 10, Maiduguri, Borno State, northeast Nigeria today when Rebecca Emmanuel who was accused of poisoning her 9-year old son, Ishaya Emmanuel sometime in 2008 was sentenced to death by hanging. Rebecca, mother of four who was earlier granted bail by the court and Continue Reading

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Bill Gates in Nigeria to boost anti-polio Campaign

Reuters – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has arrived in Nigeria to take stock of a campaign to rid Africa’s most populous nation of polio following a resurgence this year, his foundation said Tuesday. Gates held talks with government officials and influential traditional leaders in Nigeria’s worst-hit northwestern region on Tuesday. Continue Reading

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OPC Pleads With MEND not to detonate Bomb

Dr Frederick Faseun, the founder of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), on Thursday, appealed to the militant Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) to desist from carrying out its bomb threat on Saturday. MEND had on Wednesday warned that it would detonate a bomb in Abuja on Continue Reading

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