Saturday, September 22, 2018

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    VIDEO: Protesters storm Nigeria’s high commission in London for Leah Sharibu

VIDEO: Protesters storm Nigeria’s high commission in London for Leah Sharibu

Some protesters recently stormed Nigeria’s high commission in London to demand that government speed up its effort to rescue Leah Sharibu, the only Christian among 119 students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe state, in February.All the girls who were captured were released after a month, except five who reportedly died in detention, but Sharibu was held back [...]

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    Nigeria is home to highest number of very poor people in the world, says Theresa May

Nigeria is home to highest number of very poor people in the world, says Theresa May

Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom, says Nigeria is home to the highest number of "very poor people" in the world.Speaking in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday, May said Africa is home to a majority of the world's fragile states, and a quarter of the world's displaced people.She added that Africa has the highest number of poor people [...]

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    VIDEO: Burnt vehicles in Lagos tanker fire

VIDEO: Burnt vehicles in Lagos tanker fire

Many vehicles were burnt after a tanker laden with fuel exploded on the Lagos Ibadan express on Thursday.Many people also died in the incident recorded below:See the video below: [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Nigeria corrupt but Buhari cutting down substantially’ — 7 takes from Buhari-Trump address

VIDEO: ‘Nigeria corrupt but Buhari cutting down substantially’ — 7 takes from Buhari-Trump address

President Muhammadu Buhari and his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, held a joint press conference in Washington D.C. today, addressing issues concerning the two countries.The US President frowned at the killing of Christians and Muslims in Nigeria, spoke on trade between the US and Nigeria, and said Nigeria is reputed as the "most beautiful country".Here are seven things we learnt from [...]

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    VIDEO: How Omo-Agege and ‘thugs’ ran way with senate’s mace

VIDEO: How Omo-Agege and ‘thugs’ ran way with senate’s mace

In what came as a surprise on Wednesday, Ovie Omo-Agege, a senator from Delta state, invaded the national assembly with suspected thugs who seized the mace.Omo-Agege, who was suspended from the red chamber last week, accompanied the unidentified persons as they made their way to waiting vehicles.Security personnel at the national assembly were overwhelmed.Here is a video of the incident.[...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Who bombs for humanitarian reasons?’ — protesters storm CHOGM 2018, ask UK to stop war in Syria

VIDEO: ‘Who bombs for humanitarian reasons?’ — protesters storm CHOGM 2018, ask UK to stop war in Syria

Protesters took to Parliament Square at Westminster amid the Commonwealth Head of Government Meetings (CHOGM 2018) to ask Prime Minister Theresa May and the UK government to stop bombing Syria.The Stop the War Coalition, who protested outside Parliament as MPs debated, said they were told that the UK bombed Syria for humanitarian reasons, with plans to destroy Bashar al-Assad chemical weapons.They [...]

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    VIDEO: BBOG dares police, vows to continue protest at Unity Fountain

VIDEO: BBOG dares police, vows to continue protest at Unity Fountain

Members of the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) have vowed to continue observing their daily sit-out at the Unity Fountain in Abuja.On Friday, Sadiq Bello, commissioner of police in the federal capital territory (FCT), announced that protests and rallies had been banned at the Unity Fountain.Some officers of the Abuja command of the Nigeria police force were deployed to [...]

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    VIDEO: Banks, churches more corrupt than government agencies, says Falana

VIDEO: Banks, churches more corrupt than government agencies, says Falana

Femi Falana, human rights activist, says the level of corruption in some banks and churches is higher than what obtains in some agencies of government.According to NAN, Falana made the remark at the 2018 edition of the Vanguard Economic Discourse, themed: 'Economy in Recession: Pitfalls, Trajectories and Resetting'.The event held at The Civic Centre, Victoria Island, LagosWatch the video below:[...]

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    I pressured Boko Haram to release Dapchi schoolgirls, says Aisha Wakil

I pressured Boko Haram to release Dapchi schoolgirls, says Aisha Wakil

Aisha Wakil, better known as Mama Boko Haram, says she played a key role in the release of the kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirls.In an interview with Channels Television, Wakil said she persuaded the Boko Haram insurgents to return the girls home safely.She said: "I mounted pressure, I keep on begging them. I really pleaded."They promised me they were gonna release them [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Kilode now?’ — Abdulsalami speaks Yoruba in banter with Buhari, Obasanjo

VIDEO: ‘Kilode now?’ — Abdulsalami speaks Yoruba in banter with Buhari, Obasanjo

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former military head of state, spoke Yoruba in a banter with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the 30th AU summit holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia."Kilode now," he said to Obasanjo while beckoning him to pose for photojournalists.The exchange took place in the presence of President Muhammadu Buhari who was laughing heartily at a joke being told by Obasanjo.Watch the [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: I was paid by politicians to blackmail Suleiman, says Stephanie Otobo

TRENDING VIDEO: I was paid by politicians to blackmail Suleiman, says Stephanie Otobo

Stephanie Otobo, the Canada-based singer who claimed to have had an affair with Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries, says she lied.Otobo said she was "heavily paid" by powerful politicians and some pastors to blackmail Suleiman.In a video trending online, Otobo made the disclosure before Suleiman's church congregation in Auchi, Edo state.The singer also asked for forgiveness from the cleric [...]

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    VIDEO: 6 Dubai-scale megacities, 10-lane mega highway… Bakare unveils ‘Nigeria of my dreams’

VIDEO: 6 Dubai-scale megacities, 10-lane mega highway… Bakare unveils ‘Nigeria of my dreams’

Tunde Bakare, the serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, has outlined a range of solutions for the chronic Nigerian problem, and unveils it in a video he tagged "The Nigeria of my dreams".The video, which was presented during his state of the nation address on sunday presents six Dubai-scaled megacities in Nigeria -- one for every geopolitical zone of [...]

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    VIDEO: Kano commissioner asks supporters to stone ‘political satan’ Kwankwaso

VIDEO: Kano commissioner asks supporters to stone ‘political satan’ Kwankwaso

Abdullahi Sunusi, commissioner of special duties in Kano state, has asked his supporters to stone Rabiu Kwankwaso, a fromer governor of the state.Describing the politician as the “political satan of Kano”, Sunusi confessed organising previous attacks against Kwankwaso, who represents Kano central at the senate.The video where he made controversial remarks is currently in circulation. It is not clear where and [...]

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    VIDEO: Wike, Amaechi’s security aides face-off in Rivers

VIDEO: Wike, Amaechi’s security aides face-off in Rivers

The security aides of Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation clashed on Saturday along Trans-Amadi road in Port-Harcourt.Both men have released statements with varying accounts of what resulted in the confrontation.While Wike says he was attacked by Amaechi's security aides, the minister said he narrowly escaped being shot by the governor's security personnel.Wike and Amaechi, who [...]

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    VIDEO: Biafra agitators hit London streets, ask British police to arrest Nigerians

VIDEO: Biafra agitators hit London streets, ask British police to arrest Nigerians

Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have asked British police to arrest Nigerians based in the UK.Singing and chanting pro-Biafra slogans during a demonstration in London, the protesters, who wielded placards with the inscription: 'Biafra Exit', made some uncomplimentary remarks about the Nigerian government.They paid tribute to members of the group who were allegedly killed by security [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Senator Adeleke outshines choir in US church

TRENDING VIDEO: Senator Adeleke outshines choir in US church

Ademola Adeleke, senator representing Osun west, whose love for dancing made headlines during his campaign, has been seen in a video, singing, and dancing at a church believed to be in the US.The lawmaker led the congregation in Yoruba and Igbo choruses as he moved from one end of the church to the other. This elicited reactions from the worshippers.The [...]

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