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Nigerian Commonwealth Team Eighth Overall, To Be Welcomed By Mr President & Sports Minister

The Sports Minister said the President will receive the team. According to Premium Times, Team Nigeria to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, finished eighth on the final medal tables for the multi sports event. A string of silver medals on the penultimate day of the competition and the stripping of teenage Weightlifter, Chika…

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Gunmen Abduct Younger Brother To The Speaker Of Bayelsa House Of Assembly, Kombowei Benson

The victim was reportedly kidnapped at about 3am. According to Premium Times, gunmen in the early hours of Monday abducted Iniokpoemi Benson, a younger brother to the Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly, Kombowei Benson. The Commissioner of Police in Bayelsa, Hilary Okpara, who confirmed the incident, said the victim was abducted at about 3 a.m.…

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Nigerian Government Not Responsible For Buhari Bombing According To Investigations– Police IG

The IGP said thorough investigations were conducted before reaching the conclusion. According to Premium Times the Federal Government was not involved in the plan to kill a former military ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, an interim investigation by the police has revealed, according to the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba. Mr. Abba stated this on Monday…

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Finance Ministry & Budget Office Involved In Monumental “Ghost Workers” Scam

The finance ministry is yet to expose fraudsters. Despite openly campaigning against the squandering of billions of naira as annual wages to fictitious government workers, Nigeria’s finance agencies, including the Ministry of Finance and the Budget Office of the Federation, indeed helped flood government’s nominal roll with thousands of ghost workers, Premium Times reports. The…

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Boko Haram Kills Nigerian Army Captain Eight Months After His Wedding

Insurgents belonging to the dreaded Islamist group, Boko Haram, have killed Captain Benjamin Sule, a Nigerian army officer who just wedded eight months ago. A close military friend of the late Captain Sule told Sahara Reporters that Boko Haram gunmen killed the young, newlywed officer in an attack on a military contingent over the weekend.…

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Ebola: Sierra Leone & Liberia Forced To Deploy Troops To Control Virus, Athletes Still ‘Missing’

The death toll has, according to records, reached a total of 887. With healthcare systems in the West Africa nations overrun, the World Bank announced up to $200 million in emergency assistance to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea as part of an international effort to contain the outbreak, ABC News reports. World Health Organisation has reported 61 new…

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Nigerian Doctor, One Of Eight Health Workers Who Had Contact With Mr. Sawyer Infected With Ebola

The doctor is said to be residing in Lagos. Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, has just confirmed that one of the doctors who attended to Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian, who recently died of Ebola in Nigeria, is now sick with the disease, reports Premium Times. Chukwu said two other people placed under quarantine were…

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Beyonce (Finally!) Addresses Elevator Scuffle In “Flawless” Remix With Nicki Minaj

At last! Beyonce gives her say on the  infamous  now famous Solange–Jay Z elevator beat down. Queen Bey unceremoniously released the remix for her “Flawless” single with rapper, Nicki Minaj. This came as a pleasant surprise to many as it wasn’t particularly publicised. The remix comes off strongly and in reversal to the message of…

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Kanye West Fuels Gay Rumours As Kim Follows Suit With Suspicious Post

Kanye West gets paparazzi talking again… Stories surrounding Kanye West’s rumoured cheating (circulated last year) have re-emerged. Kanye whose outfit was styled exactly like his favourite designer, Givenchy’s Ricardo Tisci fuelled gay rumours when he attended the designer’s 40th birthday bash at the Spanish Island, Ibiza with his wife, Kim Kardashian. The party was hosted…

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