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What you need to know about #DubaiFrame

January 17, 2018 10:45 pm
What you need to know about #DubaiFrame

Culture-seekers are flocking in their droves to the hotly-anticipated Dubai Frame. Dubai’s newest landmark is now open to the public and allows visitors to see the city’s past, present and future in a one-hour tour with unique views of ‘old’ and ‘new’ Dubai from a 150-metre-high sky glass bridge. Also […]

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Photo: Edo State CP Parades Bomb Producers

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Photo: Edo State CP Parades Bomb Producers

Edo State Commissioner of Police, CP Johnson Kokumo today, paraded three persons, a boy and two girls suspected to be connected with the explosion that occurred in Okpilla, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, on Monday evening.The police commissioner, who gave the names of those arrested as Idris […]

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Woman Sentenced To Jail In Enugu State For Child Trafficking

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Woman Sentenced To Jail In Enugu State For Child Trafficking

A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has sentenced a woman, Onwe Nwakaego, 25, from Abakpa Nike Enugu, to six months imprisonment without the option of fine, for child trafficking.Two defendants, Onwe Nwakaego (f) and Onwe Ifeanyi (m), were arraigned on January 17th 2018 by the National Agency for the […]

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Twelve killed in Maiduguri suicide bombing

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Twelve killed in Maiduguri suicide bombing

At least 12 people were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomb exploded around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, officials have said.The explosion occurred at about 5:05 p.m., Abdulkadir Ibrahim, a spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said in a statement.“Emergency Response Team (ERT) […]

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Video: After Collecting N35Million Ransom Kidnappers Kill Taraba State Law Maker And Dump His Corpse In A Forest

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Video: After Collecting N35Million Ransom Kidnappers Kill Taraba State Law Maker And Dump His Corpse In A Forest

Kidnapped Taraba lawmaker Hosea Ibi has been found dead. The lifeless body of the lawmaker was found on the road in Takum local government. Hon. Ibi was kidnapped few days back in his hometown, Takum. Confirming the sad incident, Mark Useni, who represents Takum II in the Assembly, told journalists […]

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Tanzanian Muslims strip to protest detention without trial

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Tanzanian Muslims strip to protest detention without trial

A group of Tanzanian Muslims who have been held in prison since 2013 on terror charges stripped naked in an unusual protest to demand the start of their trial, a witness said Wednesday.Some 60 Muslims were detained nearly five years ago following a series of deadly attacks in Arusha, a […]

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Everton sign Theo Walcott from Arsenal

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Everton sign Theo Walcott from Arsenal

Everton have completed the signing of Theo Walcott from Arsenal in a deal worth more than £20m on a three-and-a-half year contract.Walcott, 28, becomes Sam Allardyce’s second signing of the January transfer window following the £27m paid for striker Cenk Tosun from Besiktas.The move brings to an end Walcott’s 12-year […]

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APC Senator Blasts Buhari, Accuses Him of Appointing Incompetent People

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APC Senator Blasts Buhari, Accuses Him of Appointing Incompetent People

A serving senator from the ruling All Progressives Congress, Isa Misau, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of appointing incompetent people into his cabinet.   The Bauchi senator accused the President of appointing Ahmed Abubakar as Director General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, NIA when he failed examinations preceding his appointment […]

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Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers, Cattle Rustlers in Zamfara

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Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers, Cattle Rustlers in Zamfara

The Police Command in Zamfara State said on Wednesday that it had arrested five suspected kidnappers and cattle rustlers and recovered 31 cows from them.   The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammad Shehu, in a statement in Gusau, said a police team arrested the three-man gang of suspected kidnappers […]

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Gernot Rohr Signs Super Eagles Contract Extension

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Gernot Rohr Signs Super Eagles Contract Extension

It has been revealed that the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday signed a two–year contract extension with Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr. According to Punch Metro, NFF 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, explained that Rohr, initially taken on board in July 2016, deserved the extension after qualifying the […]

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Police Arrest 3 Bomb Makers In Edo, Recover IEDs

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Police Arrest 3 Bomb Makers In Edo, Recover IEDs

Three persons have been arrested the the Edo State police command,in connection with an explosion which left one person dead in Okpella, yesterday. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, identified the suspects as Idris Ibrahim, Zainab Ibrahim and Oyeza Abdul. Kokumo said the prime suspect, one Idris Abdulmalik, was […]

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Grandma Sets Fire On 9-Year-Old Grandchild’s Hands Over Food

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Grandma Sets Fire On 9-Year-Old Grandchild’s Hands Over Food

A 9-year-old girl, John Kehinde has sustained severe burns after her grandmother allegedly set fire on her two hands for allegedly eating the food that belonged to her brother.The incident happened on Tuesday around 1:45pm in Erin-Osun in the state.According to the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Security and […]

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Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Tumble On Government Crackdown Worries

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Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Tumble On Government Crackdown Worries

Bitcoin slid as much as 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week low, as worries about a regulatory crackdown on the market spread after reports suggested it was still possible that South Korea could ban trading in cryptocurrencies.   Bitcoin’s slide triggered a selloff across the broader cryptocurrency market, with […]

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$1.6bn crude oil fraud: Omokore’s companies’ accounts closed by worldwide freezing order

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$1.6bn crude oil fraud: Omokore’s companies’ accounts closed by worldwide freezing order

An official of Stanbic IBTC Plc, Mr. Adedayo Adesanmi, told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday that the accounts of a businessman, Jide Omokore, kept with the bank and into which $1.6bn proceeds of sales of Federal Government’s crude oil were allegedly diverted, had been closed down as […]

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Gov. Obiano Vows to Send Corrupt Govt Officials To Jail

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Gov. Obiano Vows to Send Corrupt Govt Officials To Jail

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has said that he will personally ensure that any corrupt official in his government is jailed.   He said any government appointee, including commissioners, civil servants found to be involved in any act of corruption or fraud would be made to face the […]

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Motorcyclist Slumps After Being Kicked By Policeman In Anambra Because He Refused To Pay N50 Bribe

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Motorcyclist Slumps After Being Kicked By Policeman In Anambra Because He Refused To Pay N50 Bribe

An unidentified motorcyclist(Okada rider), collapsed after he was allegedly kicked at his back by a policeman in Anambra state. The incident happened few days ago along a highway in Onitsha, Anambra state. It was reported that the motorcycle rider allegedly refused to give the policeman N50 bribe as the officer […]

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Ohanaeze calls on Igbo to reject grazing colonies

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Ohanaeze calls on Igbo to reject grazing colonies

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on the people of the South East region of the country to rise up to reject vehemently the proposed grazing colonies. The President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Enugu State chapter, Chief Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia, who made the call in a statement issued, in Enugu, […]

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UK Appoints Loneliness Minister

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UK Appoints Loneliness Minister

On Wednesday, the United Kingdom has appointed a “minister for loneliness” to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May described as “the sad reality of modern life” affecting millions of people. Tracey Crouch, the Minister for Sport and Civil Society, will lead a drive against a social epidemic that experts say […]

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Insurgents behind latest herder-farmer clash – Tony Momoh

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Insurgents behind latest herder-farmer clash – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, former Minister of Information, said on Tuesday that insurgents and terrorists were hiding behind the crisis between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the country to cause violence.Momoh, one of the national leaders of the ruling APC, said the issue of frequent clashes was not new to Nigeria […]

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Missy Elliott pays tribute to her late friend Aaliyah on her 39th birthday

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Missy Elliott pays tribute to her late friend Aaliyah on her 39th birthday

Veteran rapper, Missy Elliott has paid tribute to her late friend and singer Aaliyah whose 39th birthday would have been today, January 16, 2017.The “Work It” rapper tweeted a lengthy message in memory of Aaliyah with a number of throwback pictures showing the two friends laughing and smiling.“Aaliyah so many […]

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