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Following violent protests in Burkina Faso over President Blaise Compaore's attempt to extend his 27-year-rule, he has resigned, and the military has taken over the ruling of the ...
 
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A panel set up to investigate the $9.3 million arms scandal, has ruled that Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) president, Ayo Oritsejafor, and Niger Delta activist Asari Dokubo had no connection with the transaction. You will recall that a private plane belonging to Oritsejafor was used ...
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Gloria Ekeng, Founder, Stroke Care International, on Wednesday said that Nigeria had over 16, 000 new stroke cases annually. Ekeng disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of a walk and screening exercise hosted by the organisation to mark the ...
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Veneto President Luca Zaia on Wednesday said  Italy should not allow U.S. soldiers returning from Ebola-stricken Liberia to be quarantined in Italy. Since Sunday, 11 soldiers back from active duty in the West African nation have been kept in isolation at the U.S. army base in Vicenza, a town ...
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It’ Wednesday….and time for BN Bargains. 2face Idibia alongside MI, Wizkid, Naeto C, Dammy Krane and a host of other top notch acts will be blazing up the Federal Capital Territory this Saturday, November 1 at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The 2face Live: Triple Threat Tour is a celebration ...
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FIFA President Joseph Blatter has dismissed criticism of the decision to use synthetic pitches at the 2015 women's football World Cup in Canada. Blatter told Germany's Sport Bild, magazine published on Wednesday, that artificial surfaces are "the future of football.’’ The head of football's ...
Nigerian Father Sues
Instances of Africans being discriminated against over Ebola, seem to be increasing. Just yesterday, BN brought you the news about two Senegalese brothers in New York who where attacked by some of their fellow school students, after being called “Ebola.” And now, a US-based Nigerian ...
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Following the death of Zambian president, Michael Sata, the country's vice-president, Guy Scott has been appointed as interim leader. Presidential elections to select a permanent new president will be held within 90 days, BBC reports. According to reports, Scott is Africa's first White ...
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The Federal Government on Tuesday said negotiations were still ongoing between it and the Boko Haram sect on the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. Mohammed Adoke, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, disclosed this to State House correspondents after a meeting of the ...
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The House of Representatives on Tuesday in Abuja called on the Federal Government to immortalise late Stella Adadevoh by naming a medical institution after her. The lawmakers also requested that the government should compensate the families of the late consultant and other health workers who ...
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Governor Sa'idu Dakingari of Kebbi State on Tuesday approved the appointment of Alhaji Rabiu Kamba as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new appointee replaced Alhaji Nurudeen Kangiwa, who resigned to contest for a seat in the ...
PIC.5. SPEAKER TAMBUWAL  DEFECTS TO APC IN ABUJA
Some members of the House of Representatives in Abuja on Tuesday said that the defection of the Speaker of the assembly, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, would not affect the unity of the legislators. The legislators expressed the view after the speaker announced his decision to leave the ruling ...
PREMIUM EXCLUSIVE Bruce Jenner paints his nails and smokes a cigarette
A hot pink manicure is the way former pro athlete and reality TV star Bruce Jenner chose to spend his 65th birthday. Bruce Jenner, who has frequently been the subject of rumours that he is transitioning into a woman after reportedly having his Adam's Apple surgically reduced, has added more ...
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What would you do of you paid N22 million for a presidential nomination form, only to find out that the said form is unavailable? This is the dilemma that two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members are allegedly facing, according to Punch. The two aspirants involved in this matter are ...
Pope Francis Visits South Korea - Day Five
According to the Holy Bible, God created heaven and earth. However, according to Pope Francis, this may not necessarily be the case.  He has declared that the theories of Evolution and the Big Bang are real, The Independent reports. The pope reportedly made these comments while speaking at ...
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Lady Jay, Ghanaian Neo-Soul singer known for her hit single “Oh My My My” took to her Twitter account a few hours ago to confirm reports that her manager, Talal Sangari assaulted her to the point that she had to be hospitalized at a military hospital in Ghana. While the reason for the assault ...
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Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday declared formally declared his intention to run for president in the 2015 elections. He will be running on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Vanguard reports. There  are now three presidential aspirants in APC: ...
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President of Zambia, Michael Sata, has passed away at age 77. He died on Tuesday night at King Edward VII hospital in London after receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, BBC reports. Sources say he died after " a sudden onset of heightened heart rate." It is unclear who ...
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The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, said on Tuesday that she did not campaign for former governor of Oyo Rasheed Ladoja neither does she have a political favorite. She warned mischief makers and political jobbers to desist from dropping her name for their political survival and ...
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Taiwan's Centre for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday raised the alarm level over an epidemic of dengue fever, which has caused seven deaths this year. According to CDC, as of Tuesday, Taiwan has reported 7,439 cases of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne viral disease. Among them, there were 59 ...
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A Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, on Tuesday filed a suit in a Federal High Court, Lagos, seeking an order to stop further inquest into the collapsed Synagogue Church building. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on September 12th, a six-storey building within the premises ...

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