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Okonjo-Iweala’s Father, Chukuka Okonjo, Bows Out at 91

Chukuka Okonjo, a professor and father of Nigeria’s former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is dead. The mathematics professor was 91. His death was announced by Mrs Okonjo-Iweala’s spokesperson, Paul Nwabuikwu. “He died in Lagos soon after he arrived from a trip to the United States of America and Ghana. We are immensely grateful that his…

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16-Year-Old Boy Murders Father, Shoots Baby Brother After Being Told To Clean His Bedroom

A 16 year-old boy murdered his single father after being asked to tidy up his bedroom, police say. Jeffrey Dale Wanca reportedly shot his father Chad Wanca, 43, dead and also struck his 12 year-old brother Hunter with another bullet. The horrific incident happened at the Wanca family home in Toney, Alabama, on Saturday, with…

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Veteran Nollywood Actor, Fasasi ‘Dagunro’ Olabanke Passes Away

Veteran Nollywood actor, Fasasi Olabanke, popularly known as “Dagunro” is reportedly dead.  According to reports, he gave up the ghost during the early hours of Thursday, June 13, 2019. The Osogbo born actor who known for his fiery role in interpreting Yoruba traditional powers in several epic Yoruba movies passed away this morning, details surrounding the death of…

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Nobody Can Influence The Supreme Court’s Judgments, Dead Or Alive – Acting CJN

Justice Tanko Muhammad, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria has said on Thursday that no human being, living or dead, could influence the judgments of the Supreme Court. The Director, Press and Information of the Supreme Court, Dr Festus Akande, quoted the acting CJN as saying this in a statement on Thursday, Punch Reports. Akande…

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Bomb Attacks In Sri Lankan Churches and Hotels Leave 290 People Dead

Easter Sunday was riddles with sadness and pandemonium in Sri Lanka by gruesome bombings that killed at least 290 people and 500 injured in Sri Lanka churches and hotels. “it’s certainly an act if terror,” Manisha Gunasekera, high commissioner of Sri Lanka to the UK said, even though it’s not clear who’s behind the eight…

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104 People Confirmed Dead As Boat Capsizes In DR Congo

No fewer than  104 people were killed after a boat capsized on Monday night on Lake Kivu in South Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), authorities  have confirmed. During Thursday’s visit to the disaster zone, President Felix Tshisekedi met with the local authorities and families of victims that died during the…

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