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Gunman arrested arrested after invading Dutch national TV

Gunman arrested arrested after invading Dutch national TV

Police have arrested a gunman who stormed the offices of Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS) Dutch national TV during main evening news. Authorities evacuated staff and other occupants from the […]

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Bird flu has spread to more states in Nigeria- Adesina

Bird flu has spread to more states in Nigeria- Adesina

The Nigerian government says the H5N1 influenza virus, also known as bird flu, has spread to four more states in Nigeria, increasing the number of affected […]

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How man missed lottery jackpot by seven seconds

How man missed lottery jackpot by seven seconds

A man’s hope of earning millions in jackpot was dashed after the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear his appeal over a C$27m (£18m) lottery jackpot he missed by seven […]

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Boko Haram plans to use “shoe shiners” for bombings- FG

Boko Haram plans to use “shoe shiners” for bombings- FG

As Boko Haram militants continue to unleash terror on most parts of Northeastern Nigeria, the Jonathan-led administration has revealed plans by the sect to indulge  […]

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Why we declined participation in debate- APC

Why we declined participation in debate- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has explained that it declined to participate in the planned televised election debates because of alleged unhidden bias and campaign of […]

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Man gets life sentence for heroin trafficking

Man gets life sentence for heroin trafficking

The Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for heroin trafficking. Abiodun Elemoro, 29, was on Thursday jailed for contravening section 11(c) […]

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Four Zimbabwean students commit suicide in one week

Four Zimbabwean students commit suicide in one week

Authorities are still looking for motives behind the action of four students who killed themselves in Zimbabwe over one week period. The official Chronicle newspaper reported on […]

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Okonjo-Iweala slams Soludo over attack on Jonathan

Okonjo-Iweala slams Soludo over attack on Jonathan

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy , Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has defended President Goodluck Jonathan over statement credited to former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, […]

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We did not endorse Jonathan, says Afenifere Renewal Group

We did not endorse Jonathan, says Afenifere Renewal Group

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has distanced itself from reports suggesting that it has endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for re-election. A statement issued by ARG’s publicity secretary, Kunle Famoriyo, said the use […]

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Gunmen kill eight in southern Kaduna village

Gunmen kill eight in southern Kaduna village

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed at least eight persons and injured 12 others in Yangal-Fadan village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) […]

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