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Plane Crash In Algeria Kills At Least 100

A military airplane has crashed in Algeria, killing at least 100 people, Al-Jazeera reports. The military plane crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria near the Boufarik airbase, outside Algeria’s capital, Algiers. The plane was carrying troops and was headed for a military base in Bechar, southwest Algeria. Speaking to The Associated Press, Mohammed Achour, chief spokesman…

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IPOB Supports Buhari’s Re-Election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari as a “welcome development”. In a statement released on Tuesday by Emma Powerful, IPOB spokesman, the pro-Biafra group said the president’s decision portends goodwill for its members. “We have always maintained that the rebirth of Biafra will happen under Buhari…

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Army Nabs Boko Haram’s Bomb Specialist

Mr. Adamu Hassan, a Boko Haram insurgent specialised in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) has been nabbed by the Nigerian army. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, said the military apprehended the suspect in Kaltungo town of Gombe state. The suspect was arrested during a joint operation with Department…

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Atiku’s Campaign Office Attacked In Katsina

The Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential Campaign office along Dandagoro road, Batagarawa local government area of Katsina state, has been attacked by thugs. The thugs reportedly assaulted supporters of the former vice-president whom they met in the office and destroyed vehicles parked within the premisis. According to Jacob Dickson, Spokesman of Atiku’s campaign in the north-west geopolitical…

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Zenith Bank MD, Peter Amangbo, In Alleged Power Struggle With Deputy Managing Director, Adaora Umeoji

According to The Capital, Peter Amangbo, the Managing Director of Zenith Bank and his Deputy, Adaora Umeoji are in an ongoing battle for supremacy within the company. This issue began with reports that Adaora was allegedly serving as a figurehead within the company. It was alleged that the DMD had no say in decision making and…

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#Commonwealth2018: Team Nigeria Bags Silver In Table Tennis & Shot Put

Nigeria has won two silver medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Australia. The men’s table tennis team, Bode Abiodun, Segun Toriola and Olajide Omotayo, with Aruna Quadri on the bench, lost to India’s Achanta Sharath, Sathiyan Gnanasetkaran and Harmeet Desai, Guardian reports. The Nigerians lost 3-0, with Sharath first defeating Abiodun 4-11, 5-11, 11-4 & 9-11, Gnanasetkaran beating Toriola 10-12, 11-2, 11-3 &…

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Trending! See Video Of Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu & Sahara Reporters’ Sowore Trading Words

Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu and Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore traded verbal blows in a radio interview over the weekend. The two were invited as guests on Ibadan’s Fresh FM, where Sowore discussed his 2019 aspirations, and the minister countered him. The two ended up trading words, Shittu calling Sowore a daydreamer who is “inconsequential.” “I am consequential because…

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President Buhari Officially Declares To Run For 2nd Term!

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially announced his intention to seek re-election in the 2019 presidential election. The president announced his decision to the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, April 9, 2018. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 24 state governors of the APC were…

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