Category Archives: Breaking

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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Xenophobia: South Africa Closes Consulate In Lagos Over Unrest

South Africa has closed its consulate in Nigeria following anti-xenophobia protests as social media continues to perpetuate the tense situation in the country. Protests were held outside the consulate and at the South African High Commission in Abuja. South African consul general in Nigeria, Sam Monaisa, said in an email to the South African business…

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#BringBackOurGirls Campaigner Obiageli Ezekwesili Calls On Obama To Help Find Missing Girls

Former Minister of Education and Bring Back Our Girls campaigner, Obiageli Ezekwesili has called on President Barrack Obama to do more to help find the girls abducted by Islamist group Boko Haram. “If he could get Osama bin Laden, he could get our girls,” she said.   Ezekwesili, who was named one of the world’s…

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50 Nigerians Affected By Xenophobic Attacks Will Be Resettled- Nigerian Union In South Africa

The Nigerian Union in South Africa has said it has concluded arrangements to resettle 50 Nigerians affected by the ongoing xenophobic attacks. According to reports by Premium Times, the President of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on phone from Pretoria, South Africa, on…

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