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Jonathan Fires Ports Authority MD, Appoints ‎Replacement

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), a presidency statement said Wednesday. “AlhajiSanusi, a lawyer, from Kano State takes over from Mallam Habib Abdullahi who has been relieved of his appointment as Managing Director of the NPA. “The…

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Youth Leader, Ayiri Emami Calls On Buhari To Probe & Scrap Multi-Billion Dollar Amnesty Programme

Controversial Itsekiri youth leader, Chief Ayiri Emami, has called on President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to probe and scrap the multi-billion dollar Amnesty Programme designed for ex-militants in the Niger Delta region. Emami, who recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and reportedly joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) just after Buhari won the presidential elections,…

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Nepal Earthquake: Teenager Rescued After Five Days Trapped In Rubble

Earthquake survivor Pemba Tamang, 18, was miraculously rescued by the Armed Police Force from under his house five days after devastating the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. More than 5,500 people have been confirmed dead in Saturday’s 7.9-magnitude earthquake, and as many feared the trickle of survivors dragged from the rubble had finally stopped, there was…

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Raheem Salami, Silvester Nwolise, Okwudil Oyatanze & Martin Anderson Are The Nigerians Executed In Indonesia

Six inmates were executedof drug offences in Indonesia by firing squad. Four Nigerians – Raheem Salami, Silvester Obiekwe Nwolise, Okwudil Oyatanze and Martin Anderson; Indonesian Zainal Abidin and Brazilian Rodrigo Gularte; Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were executed by firing squad. At the last moment Filipina Mary Jane Veloso was spared. Leave your views…

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Boko Haram: Nigerian Troops Rescue 200 Girls, 93 Women From Sambisa Forest

Nigerian Federal troops on Tuesday afternoon rescued 200 girls and 93 women from the Sambisa forest, the last stronghold of the Boko Haram in Borno State. Nigeria’s Defence Ministry tweeted that “Troops captured and destroyed 3 terrorists camps including the notorious Tokumbere camp in the forest” during an operation. “The freed persons are now being…

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President Elect Buhari Will Probe Lamido’s Allegation Of Missing $20 Billion

(TheCable) –Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president-elect, says he intends to probe the allegation by Sanusi Lamido, immediate past governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), that $20 billion was missing from the federation account. Addressing members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who visited him at the headquarters of his party in Abuja on Sunday,…

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SA Reacts To Nigeria On Xenophobic Attacks, Brings Up Chibok & Synagogue Building Collapse

(TheCable) -South Africa has faulted the decision of the federal government to recall its high commissioner, saying it would communicate diplomatically with Nigeria when Muhammadu Buhari becomes president in May. The country also taunted President Goodluck Jonathan over the Chibok saga, saying: “We hope that the more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram will someday be…

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Google Exec Killed & Over 3000 People Killed In Nepal Earthquake, Death Toll Continues To Rise

  Dan Fredinburg, a longtime Googler who headed privacy for Google X and product management for the overall privacy team, died this morning of a head injury after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest. An experienced climber, Fredinburg co-founded in his spare time Google Adventure, a company team that “translate[d] the…

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