Category Archives: Breaking

Fire Tragedy Averted At Kano Airport, Aircraft Damaged, Fuel Tanker Burnt To Ashes

Fire service officials averted what could have been a tragedy at the Aminu Kano International Airport last night (July 23) as they scrambled a response to a sudden fire that caught a fuel tanker feeding a Turkish airlines aircraft, a witness has said. According to Premium Times, the tanker burnt to ashes while the aircraft,…

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President Goodluck Jonathan Meets Chibok Girls, Parents, 100 Days After-Photos!

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday (23 July) finally met with the Chibok school girls who escaped from their Boko Haram abductors and reassured them that his administration was doing everything humanly possible to rescue their colleagues and return them safely to their parents. According to Premium Times, he also said Chibok or other communities in…

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Chibok Girls: Director General, State Security Service Explains Why Caution Is Being Taken

Speaking about the location of the girls will endanger the victims, SSS say Mr Ita Ekpeyong, Director General of the Department of State Security Service, SSS, after the National Security Council meeting at the presidential villa spoke with journalists about the Chibok Girls. He stated they are aware of the location of the girls but…

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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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