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Oscar Pistorius Returns To Court In Murder Conviction Of Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius has returned to court for bail hearing after he was convicted of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. South African appeal judges last week found him guilty of murder and overturned his earlier conviction on the lesser charge of culpable homicide for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp in 2013. Pistorius, 29, was released from jail…

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Bayelsa Polls Remain Inconclusive As INEC Cancels Election In Southern Ijaw

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has cancelled the election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, said going by the reports of substantial violence and irregularities received from officials and observers, “the commission has decided in the interest of the process’ integrity to cancel the governorship…

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From Opposition To Governing Party: Buhari, Atiku, Others Attend Ogbonnaya Onu’s Book Launch

Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu launched his book, ‘From Opposition To Governing Party: Nigeria’s APC Merger Story’ today at Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja today. President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, and more came out to support him at the event. See photos below!         Leave…

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Pollution: China Issues Its First Ever Red Alert

Beijing, China’s capital has issued its first-ever red alert for pollution today, 7th December, as a new blanket of smog descends on the city. According to information released on Beijing’s Environmental Protection Bureau’s verified social media account, half of the private cars in Beijing will be ordered off the road from Tuesday morning with an…

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Appeal Court Nullifies Senator Uche Ekwunife’s Election, Orders Fresh Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu today, nullified the election of Senator Uche Ekwunife of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who represented Anambra Central Senatorial District. The nullification was following an appeal brought before the court by the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Umeh. Ekwunife’s election had been upheld by…

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Every Month $1bn Went Missing Under Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration–Lamido Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has alleged that about $1bn (N197bn) went missing from the National treasury monthly under former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. In a report by Daily Post, the monarch made the revelation during a programme ‘How a cancer of corruption steals Nigerian oil, weapons and lives’, which aired on The…

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APC’s Bello Yahaya Declared Winner Of Kogi Polls, Thousands Troop Out To Welcome The Governor-elect

 Bello Yahaya  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, 6th December, declared Mr Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Kogi governorship election. The Returning Officer of the governorship election, Prof. Emmanuel Kucha declared the results in Lokoja after the conclusion of the supplementary election held in 91 polling units…

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Agitation For Biafra Is ‘Completely Legitimate’ – FG

The Federal Government has noted that the ongoing agitation by some Nigerians particularly in Southeast states is “completely legitimate.” This was as it pointed out that Nigeria cannot but be a united country. The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja over the weekend,…

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