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Linda Ikeji Faces Fresh Legal Threat From Funke Akindele

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Popular Nigerian blogger is facing a fresh legal issue from popular actress Funke Akindele. The blogger, posted an article about Funke Akindele, 37, shading another actress Toyin Aimakhu as her marriage faced an end late last week. The article was titled “Did Funke Akindele shade Toyin Aimakhu last night?” Although Toyin has since fixed her […]

SHOCKING PHOTOS: Under-aged Children Being Trained With AK47 By Boko Haram – SEE PHOTOS

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These are photos posted by UK based journalist Kayode on Twitter . According to him , these underaged children are being trained with AK47 guns and could be the abducted boys being reported about. More photos below:

Monguno: Fighter jets pound B’Haram locations |A Brigade commander wounded

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Gunshots boomed again in Monguno, Borno State on Monday as troops, backed by fighter jets, launched a major offensive to recapture the city from militant islamist sect, Boko Haram. “The operation resumed on Monguno this (Monday) morning through air bombardment to dislodge the insurgents,” a Defence Headquarters source told Reuters news agency. The source made […]

Boko Haram: 24Hrs after Kerry’s visit, US stopped Nigeria’s purchase of Chinook military helicopters from Israel to fight insurgency? Read this…

US halts Israeli aid to Nigeria

TWENTY-Four hours after US Secretary of State, John Kerry met President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, pledging his country’s determination to work with Nigeria and other countries to end activities of the Boko Haram terrorists, the Israeli media, yesterday, revealed that the US stopped Nigeria’s purchase of Chinook military helicopters […]

Buhari vs Jonathan: Beyond the election

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I need to preface this article with a few clarifications. I have taken a long sabbatical leave from partisan politics, and it is real fun watching the drama from the balcony. Having had my own share of public service (I do not need a job from government), I now devote my time and energy in […]

SEC okays Access Bank’s N52.6bn rights issue

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Access Bank Plc has secured approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed with plans to raise N52.6 billion in a share sale as it pursues expansion and stronger cash reserves. Access Bank Plc, with operations in eight other countries, will be selling shares to existing shareholders by way of Rights Issue of […]

Fighter jets pound B’Haram locations in Monguno

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Gunshots boomed again in Monguno, Borno State on Monday as troops, backed by fighter jets, launched a major offensive to recapture the city from militant islamist sect, Boko Haram. “The operation resumed on Monguno this (Monday) morning through air bombardment to dislodge the insurgents,” a Defence Headquarters source told Reuters news agency. The source made […]

Jonathan lacks will to crush B’Haram, Buhari tells Kerry

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The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has listed the strategies that he would adopt to end insecurity in the country if elected President. The methods, The PUNCH learnt, were unveiled by Buhari during his meeting with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, in Lagos on Sunday. The source, who […]

BPP varsity, Nigerian Law School unveil partnership

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Authorities of the BPP University, London and the Nigerian Law School have initiated a partnership to advance legal education in the country. The thrust of the partnership is the introduction of BPP University’s three-month LLM programme at the Nigerian Law School. At an event hosted by the Dean and Chief Executive Officer of the BPP […]

UNILAG to offer graduate courses in petroleum engineering

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The University of Lagos has said that it is upgrading its facilities and work force to offer graduate courses in petroleum engineering. The institution also said that it would achieve this with the support of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund. The Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Prof. Adetokunbo Denloye, stated this when a delegation from […]


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