Daily Archives: July 25, 2013

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In what appears to be an opening of an old wound, British Police yesterday said it was investigating a money laundering allegation of $1.3 billion in relation to an oil field bought by Shell and ENI from Nigeria.

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As Nigerians express concern over the scary situation in Rivers State, the Federal Government has dismissed media reports of the recent political turbulence in the state as “deliberate over-sensationalization of the situation.”

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They exude defiance by day and by night. They are on a protest binge. They have become stormy petrels in the Nigerian polity. They are at a loss as to why things are the way they are. They are asking why.

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The wife of former Olympic gold medalist, Sunday Bada, who died in December, 2011, Mrs. Adesumbo Bada wept yesterday, when President Goodluck Jonathan received and decorated members of the Nigeria’s 4x400m relay team at the 2000 games in Sydney, Australia in the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa Abuja.

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A naval court-martial has convicted an officer of the Force for allegedly killing a car dealer in Lagos last year. The court-martial, which was constituted in 2012 shortly after the incident, handed out a life imprisonment sentence to the officer who was identified as Lieutenant Baba Adamu.

Opinion aregbesola rauf

Somewhere in Edo State, there was an overhead water tank that had been in existence for more than 30 years. But until recently the people of the community never got water from it because governments

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The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Muhammed Pate, yesterday voluntarily resigned from the cabinet of President Goodluck Jonathan to take up the position of Professor in Duke University’s Global Health Institute, USA.

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The story was all over town last week over the suspension of the former Public Relations Officer of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Frank Dallas, which the president of the guild, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has officially announced.

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The Lagos State Government has allegedly deported no fewer than 67 persons from the city of Lagos to Onitsha in Anambra State. It was gathered that the people who were transported in a truck arrived Onitsha at about 2.30am yesterday

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