Monday, November 26, 2018

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    Agbaje, Ambode snub NUJ/LTV gov debate

Agbaje, Ambode snub NUJ/LTV gov debate

The two-day Lagos state gubernatorial debate organised by the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Lagos Television (LTV), has been postponed after the first day.The postponement was due to “personal reasons” from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Jimi Agbaje, and his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart, Akinwunmi Ambode, NUJ officials confirmed to TheCable.According to the officials, Agbaje and [...]

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    TRIBUTE: The cultist-turned-pastor who gave his life for impoverished northern children

TRIBUTE: The cultist-turned-pastor who gave his life for impoverished northern children

“All my 400 children in the school will not understand but tie their shoes lace and gently rub their hairs. Tell them Papa Joshua has been called up.” These were the closing words of Henry Ayanfe, a follower of the late Joshua Adah, in an emotional tribute.In this rat race called life, very few people break out of the race [...]

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    Annie Idibia ‘not threatened’ by Pero’s kissing of 2face

Annie Idibia ‘not threatened’ by Pero’s kissing of 2face

Annie Macaulay Idibia, the legally married wife of sensational hip hop star 2Face Idibia, says the intimate kiss of her husband with his baby mama, Pero Adeniyi, poses no threat to her marriage.Annie was speaking in response to pictures of 2Face sharing intimate moments with Pero, the mother of three of his seven children, which went viral on the Internet.Some [...]

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    US ‘blocks’ Israel from selling arms to Nigeria

US ‘blocks’ Israel from selling arms to Nigeria

The United States (US) has restricted Israel from selling arms to Nigeria to boost the country’s fight against insurgency.According to The Times of Israel, Israel’s ministry of defence had approved the sales of the requested arms by Nigeria, before the US forbade the deal over concerns that the Nigerian government was not doing enough to avoid civilian casualties in the fight against [...]

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    Olamide launches ‘Baddo unlimited’ clothesline

Olamide launches ‘Baddo unlimited’ clothesline

YBNL boss Olamide Adedeji better known as Olamide has unveiled his clothesline, Baddo unlimited, sales going online at once.Though the prolific indigenous rapper did not officially unveil his latest venture, the T-shirts are already selling at leading online stores.He only made the sales known via his social media accounts (Twitter and Instagram), where he posted pictures and links advertising the cloth line.“Baddo Unlimited urban [...]

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    Ali: Maku will keep failing until he returns to PDP

Ali: Maku will keep failing until he returns to PDP

Ahmadu Ali, director-general of the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organisation and former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described Labaran Maku, the immediate past minister of information, as a failure.Ali said this on Tuesday during his speech at the presidential campaign rally of the PDP in Lafia, Nassarawa state.Maku had defected to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) after [...]

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    Ugandan Rebel leader Ongwen appears before ICC

Ugandan Rebel leader Ongwen appears before ICC

Dominic Ongwen, the rebel commander of the Lord Resistance Army (LRA), a group that has been waging a guerrilla campaign since 1987, has appeared before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague for war crimes charges.From Uganda, LRA has spread its activities to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR).Ongwen, who surrendered to US forces in CAR [...]

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    Ebola: Senegal reopens border with Guinea

Ebola: Senegal reopens border with Guinea

Senegal has reopened its land border with Guinea, one of the worst hit countries affected by the the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD).Despite being certified free of the virus, Senegal prevented its West African neighbour from having access into its territory through the borders.Reuters quoted a statement of the country's interior ministry, as saying the improvement noticed on the part [...]

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    I will not run Nigeria like a zoo, says Jonathan

I will not run Nigeria like a zoo, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan says he will govern Nigerians in a manner that protects their freedom, if re-elected, rather than promote an atmosphere of intimidation similar to what operates in a typical zoo.The president was speaking in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state, in continuation of the nationwide presidential campaign rallies of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next month's election.Listing his achievements [...]

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    D’banj accuses Dr Sid of breaking Mohits records

D’banj accuses Dr Sid of breaking Mohits records

DB records boss Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj has come out to say Sidney Esiri, better known has Dr Sid, is to blame for the break-up of the Mohits crew.D’banj, who spoke extensively in a You Tube video, said his existence as part of Mohits, a record label he co-founded with Don Jazzy in 2004, made some members of the [...]

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    Rwanda jails 2 policemen for murder of activist

Rwanda jails 2 policemen for murder of activist

A Rwandan court has sentenced two police officers –Isaac Ndabarinze and Nelson Iyakaremye (pictured) – to 20 years imprisonment for killing Gustave Makonene, a revered anti-corruption activist.Makonene, who was investigating mineral smuggling from Democratic Republic of Congo, was found dead in his home at Rubavu, near the border with eastern Congo, in July 2013, according to Reuters,Esron Gashyende, the judge, [...]

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    Elizabeth II now world’s oldest monarch after Abdulaziz’s death

Elizabeth II now world’s oldest monarch after Abdulaziz’s death

The royal monarch of England, widely known as the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, has become the oldest monarch in the world after the death King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.In his life, 90-year-old Abdullah was two years older than the Queen of England, and was the oldest King and monarch in the world.The queen is the oldest of eight [...]

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    Oil prices rise after Saudi king Abdulaziz’s death

Oil prices rise after Saudi king Abdulaziz’s death

Oil prices, which have been on decline in recent months, took an unexpected rise immediately after the Saudi Arabian royal court announced the death of Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the king of the country.As at Thursday evening, crude oil prices tumbled after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) announced the largest build in the United States (US) crude stocks in at least 14 [...]

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    Saudi King, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, dies at 90

Saudi King, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, dies at 90

Saudi Arabian King, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, has died 10 years after his coronation, the country’s officials have announced.The 90-year-old died few weeks after he was admitted at the hospital for Pneumonia and lung infection.Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at the Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh, where many world leaders are likely to pay their respects, CNN reports.United [...]

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    Cameroonian army ‘frees’ German abducted by B’Haram

Cameroonian army ‘frees’ German abducted by B’Haram

Nigeria’s neighbouring country, Cameroon, says its military has freed a German hostage kidnapped in Nigeria by the Boko Haram militant group.BBC quoted the Cameroonian government as saying that Nitsch Eberhard Robert, a teacher who was abducted by the sect in July 2014 in Adamawa state, Nigeria, has been freed.The government said he was freed in a special operation of the [...]

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    Banky W releases videos for ‘Lowkey’ and ‘Unborn Child’

Banky W releases videos for ‘Lowkey’ and ‘Unborn Child’

Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) boss, Olubankole Wellington, better known as Banky W, on Tuesday released videos of two of his singles, Unborn Child and Lowkey.The United States-born Nigerian songwriter uploaded the videos to his YouTube channel and announced them to his fans via his social network accounts.“Banky W – ‘Lowkey’ video. Wrote & directed this halfway through my class @ Film [...]

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