Category Archives: Breaking

Goodluck Jonathan Meets With 51 Chibok Schoolgirls That Escaped From Boko Haram

President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with 51 Chibok schoolgirls who escaped from their abductors days after the extremist BokoHaram sect stole them from their school dormitory and herded them into its Sambisa forest hideout. According to Premium Times, also at the closed-door meeting holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, are parents of the girls, service…

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Kola Aluko Lends Support To Young Entrepreneurs Through Foundation

Kola resorts to giving back to society… The Kola Aluko Foundation have promised to provide young Nigerian entrepreneurs mentorship and a platform for them to grow. Owned by one of Nigeria’s leading entrepreneurs, Kola Aluko, the foundation, is a philanthropic project he established in 2013 to inspire, mentor and support ‘future’ African leaders, Business Day reports.…

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Chibok Girls’ Parents Finally Agree To Meet President Jonathan, Arrive Abuja Today

Hopefully, something beneficial will come out of this Almost 100 days after the over 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their hostel at Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, some 160 parents of the abducted girls as well as 57 of the students who escaped from their captors, will meet with President Goodluck Jonathan today at…

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Global Innovation Index: Nigeria Tags Behind In A 110th Position

We need a revolution… Nigeria was placed in the 110th position out of the 143 countries polled in the Global Innovation Index report released in Sydney, Australia yesterday. Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Sweden topped this year’s Global Innovation Index in annual rankings published by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization. No…

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APC Fires At President Jonathan, Calls Government Corrupt For Requesting $1 Billion To Tackle Boko Haram

The All Progressives Congress joins the bandwagon in criticising President Goodluck Jonathan’s $1b request. You’ll recall President Goodluck Jonathan requested a $1 billion bill from the Senate and House of Representatives to tackle Boko Haram. Well the All Progressives Congress seemunhappy with the request too and have replied him. It’s not pleasant. Read the statement…

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Obiageli Ezekwesili Arrested, Then Released At Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja

A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, was this morning arrested by security agents at the NnamdiAzikiwe International Airport, Abuja, as she tried to travel to London for a scheduled engagement. Mrs.Ezekwesili tweeted Monday morning that she was heading to London to appear on the BBC Hardtalk programme but was prevented from boarding her flight…

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Kate Henshaw’s New Role! Actress Turns Politician, Vying For House Of Reps Position

Kate Henshaw turns a new leaf… This came as a shock to us – a pleasant shock indeed. Nollwood’s veteran actress, Kate Henshaw, according to reports is said to have joined the political bandwagon. Kate who is with the PDP party intends to contest for the Federal House of Representatives for Calabar Munical / Odukpani…

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FIFA Lifts Ban From Nigeria, Reinstates Its Rights To Play Internationals

Falcons overjoyed at the news! According to BBC, Fifa has ended Nigeria’s suspension following Thursday’s court ruling to allow the reinstatement of the country’s Football Federation board. The ban, which had threatened the participation of Nigeria’s Women’s Under-20 in next month’s World Cup in Canada, had been in place since 9 July. FIFA punished Nigeria…

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