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Hours Before Presidential Election, Nigerian Army Has Retaken Gwoza From Boko Haram

With less than 24 hours to the presidential election where security and corruption are the two big issues that will determine voters’ choice between the two leading candidates, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan and main challenger, Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s Defence Ministry a few moments ago announced the retaking of Gwoza town, a key Boko Haram stronghold ‎in…

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Read Full Text & Watch Video: President Jonathan’s National Broadcast On The 2015 General Elections

This morning President Goodluck Jonathan gave a National Broadcast on The 2015 General Elections. Here’s the full text below: Dear Compatriots: As we prepare to go to the polls tomorrow, I have come before you this morning to express my immense appreciation for the opportunity you gave me to lead this great nation of ours in…

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Suspected Political Thugs Fire Shots At Amaechi’s Convoy

  Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi escaped unhurt in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area on Thursday when gunmen, suspected to be political thugs, fired shots at his convoy. According to reports by Punch, two members of the All Progressives Congress were however unlucky as they were seriously injured in the incident, which happened at about 6pm…

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UBA Sustains Growth Momentum, Grosses N290 Billion Earnings In FY2014

Group Managing Director-CEO, Mr. Phillips Oduoza United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has released 2014 full year audited results showing that consolidation of its African operations and enhanced productivity across the group are sustaining the Bank’s growth momentum. The results of the Pan-African Bank, released on Wednesday at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), show a…

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Ascon Oil Fire Outbreak: Management Says No Life Lost, Fire Contained

 The fire incident at Ascon Oil filling station at Lekki Phase 1, Lagos,Thursday afternoon was contained according to a press released we received. Click here to read our breaking news reportwith photos. The release says: Contrary to earlier speculations, the main building and the reservoirs are unaffected. The incident emanated from a discharge at the point…

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Northern Christians Raise The Alarm Over Fresh Attacks As Arsonists Set Winners Chapel Ablaze

THEWILL– Despite the efforts of various stakeholders campaigning for elections free of violence in the country, arsonists, penultimate Thursday afternoon, threw caution to the wind as they set a branch of Living Faith Church popularly called Winners Chapel located in Giwa, Headquarters of Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on fire. The unidentified arsonists,…

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Germanwings Flight 9525 Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Plane

CNN-The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 Andreas Lubitz purposely crashed the plane into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board, officials said Thursday. Transponder data shows that the autopilot on Germanwings Flight 9525 was reprogrammed by someone in the cockpit to change the plane’s altitude from 38,000 feet to 100 feet, according to…

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Jonathan, Buhari Sign Another Peace Accord

JON  BUHA SIGN (L) President Goodluck Jonathan, Exchanging the SIGNED Renewal of Pledges to a Peaceful Election with Gen Mohammadu Buhari, in Abuja Channels TV– The top contenders in the forthcoming March 28 Presidential election, President Goodluck Jonathan of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Genenral Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have…

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