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President Jonathan Violates Own Rule By Expanding Election Rallies, Schools Remain Shut Till October 13

Federal education authorities have ordered all schools to stay closed in response to President Goodluck Jonathan’s directive on gatherings over Ebola fears. The president appears set to violate his own rule yet again by expanding his re-election rallies amidst outrage following two previous campaigns in Awka and Ibadan. The Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday…

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Runaway Nigerian Soldiers Return From Cameroon To Battle Boko Haram

Some of the Nigerian soldiers that fled to Cameroon following a fierce battle with Boko Haram militants in locations around Borno and Adamawa states have returned. Residents of Mubi town in Adamawa State reported seeing tired and tattered-looking soldiers arrive. The residents said they saw several soldiers, wearing torn uniforms and gloomy faces, returned in the wee…

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Activists Express Anger Over Jonathan’s Insistence On Holding Election Rallies Despite Previous Warning Against It

 Civil rights and political activists have expressed outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s failure to halt ongoing political rallies organised by Transformation Association of Nigeria, TAN, for his re-election, despite Mr. Jonathan’s directive against such events amid Ebola spread fears. TAN has held two rallies in Awka, Anambra State in the South East and Ibadan, Oyo…

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Super Falconets’ Asisat Oshoala Wins 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup’s Golden Ball

The Falconets forward has been voted the Most Valuable Player at the 2014 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada. Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has won the Golden Ball Award as the best player of the 2014 FIFA U20 World Cup and Golden Boot having scored seven goals and provided two assists. France midfielder Griedge Mbock-Bathy was…

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“I Am Full-Blown PDP” – Nuhu Ribadu, Officially Declares Intention To Run For Adamawa Governorship

Business activities and vehicular movements were brought to a standstill momentarily Friday in parts of Yola, Adamawa State, as a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, declared his intention to contest the Adamawa Governorship Bye Election. A mammoth crowd besieged Mr. Ribadu’s convoy from the Yola international airport to…

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Chibok Parents Urge Nigerian Government To Confirm Death Of Daughters Than Wait Endlessly For Rescue

Parents of the schoolgirls kidnapped from a secondary Chibok in Nigeria’s North-East state of Borno have urged the Nigerian government to confirm if their daughters were already dead, and hand over their bodies for burial. The parents said they would rather welcome such news and prepare for the funeral than wait endlessly for update on…

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