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Over 1,000 Boko Haram Members Arrested In The South West – Northern Leaders

The leaders of northerners living in the South-West on Thursday said they arrested over 1000 members of the Boko Haram in parts of the region. The Sarkin Hausawa of Lagos, Sani Kabir, who disclosed this on Friday during a courtesy call on the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, said those arrested…

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Audio Evidence: Bayelsa State Government Was Untruthful About Cost Of New Governor’s Office

The Bayelsa State government lied in its claim that its officials never announced N33.8billion as cost of a new expansive office being built for the state governor, Seriake Dickson, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Lawrence Erujakpor, had told journalists that the new governor’s office, which he described…

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Tony Elumelu Launches Empowerment Fund To Revitalize Distressed Communities Across Nigeria

Tony O. Elumelu, founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of Heirs Holdings has announced the launch of The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund.The Fund was launched by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Nigeria, with the purpose of revitalizing the economies of post conflict and disaster communities across Nigeria. The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund was…

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Fifi Ejindu To Harness Best Creative Fashion Minds In Africa, Holds AAFI Seminar This October!

Fifi Ejindu African Arts and Fashion Initiative (AAFI)– a brainchild of ArchitectFifiEjindu will be holding a seminar at Oriental Hotel on Lekki Express Way in Lagos from the 23rd to 24th of October 2014. The partnership is industry-specific as it will seek to harness the best from creative minds with focus in fashion. Plans are…

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Ebola: Passenger Travelling From Lagos On Air France Hospitalised In Madrid

According to independent.ie, Spanish authorities reported four new patients with suspected Ebola symptoms today, including a feverish passenger who started shaking on an Air France flight to Madrid and a Spanish priest who had recently been in Liberia. The France plane, carrying 163 people, was isolated at Madrid’s airport on Thursday October 16, 2014 because…

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Ebola Update: US Tracks 132 Air Passengers On Same Flight With 2nd Confirmed Patient

Officials try to track down 132 passengers who shared the flight, as the infected nurse is transferred to a hospital in Atlanta. Amber Vinson, 29, was on board Frontier Airlines flight 1143 from Cleveland, Ohio, to Dallas-Fort Worth on 13 October, a day before she fell ill. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Moving On Fast! Robin Thicke Throws Himself A Divorce Party

Robin Thicke apparently held a ‘divorce party’ after his wife Paula Patton filed to end their marriage earlier this month. According to Page Six, The ‘Blurred Lines’ singer threw the bash on Friday to celebrate his newly single status after spending months trying to work things out with his former love. Robin allegedly held the…

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#CrushEbolaNow! Alicia Keys, Idris Elba, Whoopi Goldberg & Other International Celebs Launch Campaign

The Ebola virus is not to be feared if treated early, many have survived, and many will survive. The Ebola virus is transmitted through touch, which makes its spread fast, and appears scary to some. Dr. Oz reports that washing your hands and being conscious of touching your face will help eliminate major spread of this…

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Snoop Dogg Apologizes To Iggy Azalea After Boyfriend, Nick Young & T.I Step In

Snoop Dogg apologized for his insensitive tweets but not before his daughter Cori, Iggy’s boyfriend, Nick Young and her mentor and record label boss, T.I weighed in. After an escalating series of nasty tweets between Iggy Azalea and Snoop Dogg, Snoop has posted an Instagram video in which he apologizes for his behavior. According to…

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Labaran Maku, Wike, Obanikoro, Four Others Resign As Ministers

Seven ministers in President Goodluck Jonathan’s cabinet have resigned their positions. Those who resigned are Ministers of Information, Labaran Maku; Trade and Industry, Samuel Ortom; State for Education, Nyesom Wike; and State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro. Others are Ministers of Labour, Emeka Wogu; Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu; State for Niger Delta, Dairus Ishaku. The ministers quit…

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