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Former Governor Of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Solomon Peters Loses Son In Dubai

A former governor of Bayelsa State and wanted fugitive, Chief Diepreye Solomon Peters Alamieyeseigha (DSP), has lost one of his children in Dubai. Oyoms Alamieyeseigha, the second to the last son of the politician, was found dead by the stairway of his father’s house on Saturday. The circumstances leading to his death are still unknown…

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President Jonathan Orders Resignation Of Ministers Vying For Political Seats

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered members of his cabinet interested in elective posts to resign from office. Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, confirmed this to pressman in Nasarawa over the weekend. He said that ministers who have political ambitions have been directed to resign their position by October 20. At least, about eight of…

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Ebola: Panic As Dallas Confirms Second Victim Contracted Virus Despite Wearing Full Protective Gear

The Telegraph– A Dallas health worker who looked after the first Ebola victim to die in the United States contracted the disease despite wearing a full protective gown, gloves and face shield as she cared for him. Thomas Eric Duncan Officials in Texas said they were “very concerned” that the first transmission of the virus…

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Oscar Pistorius Sentencing Begins!

The Telegraph-South African judge Thokozile Masipa will decide Oscar Pistorius’s sentence after several days of legal arguments and testimony that has began today. Last month, she found the athlete guilty of culpable homicide after he fatally shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a bathroom door on Valentine’s day 2013. MsMasipa said that the Paralympian had…

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Patience Jonathan Decorated As “Mother Theresa Of Today” By Catholic Church

The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was on Wednesday decorated as “Mother Theresa of Today’’ by the Ladies of St. Mulumba (LSM) of the Catholic Church of Nigeria. According to Vanguard, Jonathan was decorated because of the humanitarian works done through her pet project, the Women for Change and Development Initiative (W4CDI). Chief Ngor Nwachukwu,…

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President Jonathan Refutes Reports He’s Worth $100m, Threatens To Sue US Publication

According to Premium Times, Richest Lifestyle did not state how it arrived at its figure of $100 million. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan threatened legal action Wednesday after he was listed as the sixth richest head of state in Africa, calling the report baseless and an attempt to incite Nigerians against him. The United States-based publication,…

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Company Linked To Vice President Namadi Sambo Accused Of Draining N670m For Personal Projects

On September 25, 2014, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) issued a query into the Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), a company which is owned by the business team of Hamisu Yusuf Mairago, Jamilu Gwamna, and Garba Haruna Argungu, all personally linked to Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo, who also serves as Chairman of the…

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The Nigerian Military Release Statement In Reaction To New “Abubakar Shekau” Video

The Nigerian military has reacted to a new video purportedly released by “Abubakar Shekau” wherein he tried to debunk his killing during a battle in Konduga on September 17. In it, military authorities insist that Bashir Mohammed alias Abubakar Shekau was actually eliminated as corroborated by still photographs, video evidence and surrendering and captured terrorists.…

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Ebola: Nigeria To Train 15 Health Workers From West Africa’s Worst Hit Countries

Nigeria will train 15 health workers from three West African countries worst-hit by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), health minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu said yesterday, September 2nd, 2014. Nigeria appears to have successfully contained its Ebola outbreak and the response model has become a reference point to other affected countries. Mr. Chukwu spoke to the News…

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