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APC Rivers State - Bella Naija
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated an 18-man committee for its mini convention scheduled to take place in Abuja on October 29th. John Oyegun, ...
 
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The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Kano State on Friday in Kano warned parents against allowing under age children to drive vehicles. The FRSC Sector Commander, Mohammed Garba, gave the warning while addressing newsmen. ‘’Parents should stop allowing underage children to drive so ...
Mr and Mrs Gibney
BellaNaijarians, what would you do if you found out that your beloved husband is secretly married to another woman? This was the question 55-year-old British woman Yvonne Gibney, asked herself after she found at that her 49-year-old husband, Maurice, of 17 years secretly married another ...
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The House of Representatives on Thursday in Abuja passed for second reading a bill seeking an improved welfare package for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The bill seeks to amend the NYSC Act No 51 of 1993 by making provisions to enhance the welfare of corps members, ...
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Chude Jideonwo and Adebola Williams have been announced as winners of the CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2014 – for the Young Business Leader of the Year 2014, West Africa. This was announced at the awards event held yesterday, Thursday, 23 October at the Oriental Hotel in ...
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the EU leaders launched their own Ebola coordination effort on Friday in Brussels, appointing Cypriot Stylianides as the bloc's new Ebola coordinator. He said Stylianides, 56, and a dental surgeon by training, was already set to serve as ...
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This is truly heartbreaking. Mali's health ministry on Friday in Bamako confirmed a case of Ebola virus in a two-year old girl, NAN reports. The ministry said this was coming weeks after Mali has so far been cleared of the disease. It said the girl, who had arrived from neighbouring ...
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A pastor of a church in Kwara State, has been charged with three counts of armed robbery. The 37-year-old pastor, Adebambo Adetunji, is allegedly a member of a robbery gang notorious for snatching cars and robbing victims of their valuable possessions at gun point, Punch reports. It was a ...
Paul Allen
Co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, has joined the growing list of wealthy philanthropists who are donating generously to the fight against Ebola. The 61-year-old billionaire businessman announced yesterday that he will donate $100 million to curbing Ebola, Forbes reports. The money will go ...
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A New York-based doctor has contracted Ebola. The 33-year-old doctor named Craig Spencer, works with Doctors Without Borders, and had just returned to New York city after treating Ebola patients in Guinea on October 17th, CNN reports. Sources say the symptoms of the disease only began to ...
Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic
The Federal Government on Thursday said the first set of 250 volunteers would soon leave Nigeria to other parts of West Africa hit by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The Supervising Minister of Health, Khaliru Alhassan, said this in Abuja while addressing newsmen on Nigeria’s efforts at ...
EFCC-Blindwoman
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it recovered N550,000 from a gang of fraudsters who swindled a blind woman, Mary Ihekanacho of N830,000 in a job scam. Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the EFCC in a statement in Abuja said the draft of the recovered money was presented ...
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the removal of wages from the exclusive list to the concurrent list by the National Assembly (NASS) in the ongoing fourth amendment exercise to the 1999 constitution. This is contained in a statement signed by Peter Ozo-Eson, the Secretary ...
World Leaders Gather For Nuclear Security Summit 2014
President Goodluck Jonathan will on Friday depart Lagos on a brief pilgrimage to Israel, his office said in a statement on Thursday. The statement issued in Abuja by Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said that Jonathan would visit Christian Holy sites ...
NAFDAC
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Bauchi on Thursday said it would embark on quantification inspection of vitamin A in flour and iodine in salt. Michael Attah, the Bauchi Unit Head of NAFDAC, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of ...
Dame Patience Jonathan
First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, has resigned from her position as a "Super" Permanent Secretary in the Bayelsa State Civil Service. There are conflicting reports on why she resigned. According to Sahara Reporters, an alleged breakdown in the relationship between the  First ...
Rolex
A 25-year-old woman based in New York stole a $25,000 Rolex, and hid it in her private parts. According to Radaronline, the woman, Shacarye Tims, stole the victim's watch after accompanying him to his hotel room at the Holiday Inn in New York City. Tims had met the man at a bar on October ...
fire mmia
There was a fire outbreak at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos this afternoon. The fire engulfed the second floor of the airport, Daily Post reports. However, it was reportedly doused shortly after it started, preventing any serious damage to the building. Sources ...
Ayo Fayose
Newly-elected Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose has shut down the fuel station of a Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Adewale Omirin. The state government shut down a number of petrol stations, including Omirin's for "allegedly constituting environmental hazard to the society," ...
Paul Kagame President of Rwanda
As part of Rwanda's measures to prevent the Ebola virus from entering the country, the government has announced that all visitors from the United States and Spain must undergo Ebola screening. Visitors from the aforementioned countries will be required to "self-monitor, fill out an extensive ...

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