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U.S. Commerce Secretary, Elumelu Canvass For Increased US-Nigeria Investments

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker and Chairman Heirs Holdings Mr. Tony Elumelu on Wednesday (21, May, 2014) called for increased US-Nigeria Investments. Both leaders spoke at a gathering of business leaders in Lagos. Tony Elumelu Pritzker, who is leading 20 American companies on an Energy Business Development trade mission to Ghana and Nigeria…

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Soyinka Says He Has Never Referred To Patience Jonathan As “Illiterate”

According to a news report on Sahara Reporters, Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka says that while he has occasionally been compelled to publicly chastise Mrs. Patience Jonathan over unacceptable conduct, he has never referred to her as “illiterate.”   He has also never linked President Goodluck Jonathan&#39s governance with his wife&#39s educational attributes or lack thereof,…

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80 U.S. Troops In Chad To Aid Search For Abducted Chibok Girls

In light of recent developments in the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, US President Barack Obama said 80 military personnel had been deployed to neighbouring Chad to help search for the missing girls. “These personnel will support the operation of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for missions over northern Nigeria and the surrounding area,” Mr Obama said in…

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Jos Bombings: 118 People Killed, Second Blast Came 30 Minutes After First, Killing Rescue Workers

President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned twin bombings in the central city of Jos, in which at least 118 people were killed on Tuesday May 20, 2014. Mr. Jonathan said those who carried out the attack were “cruel and evil”. It is feared more bodies still lie under the rubble of buildings destroyed by the explosions,…

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Twin Explosions Rock Jos

According to ChannelsTV, two explosions have rocked the central area of Jos the Plateau State capital.   The explosions, believed to have been caused by an improvised Explosive Device (IED), occurred around the busy Jos Main Market, between railway terminus and the temporary site of the Jos University Teaching Hospital. The first blast went off…

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