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    It was a bloody day as Senator Magnus Abe of Rivers State was shot on Sunday by police officers who disrupted a rally of the Safe Rivers Movement at the Rivers State College of Arts and Sciences . The Chief of Staff to Governor Rotimi Amaechi, Tony Okocha, was also shot on his leg with ...
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    Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister and military strongman died yesterday at age 85, after eight years in a coma. In those last years of his life, Sharon was in a state of minimal consciousness with minimal non-verbal communication, a hospital spokesman said. The former leader had many ups and downs during his hospitalization, and ...
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    Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Lamido Sanusi, has stated that Nigeria needs to improve on the quality of its leadership to be able to compete in the comity of nations. Sanusi, who spoke at a public policy forum  in Lagos recently, pointed out that every micro-economic indices showed that Nigeria had ...
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    The Presidency yesterday debunked the  allegation reportedly made by the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Okey Wali yesterday  that President Goodluck Jonathan refused to receive a  minority report of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the proposed national conference, describing such allegation as “untrue and incorrect”. A statement signed by Media Adviser to ...
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    While Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) remained shrouded in secrecy and controversy, Norway has managed its SWF prudently such that on Wednesday, everyone in Norway became a theoretical crown millionaire in a milestone for the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund that has ballooned thanks to high oil and gas prices, reports Reuters. Set up in ...
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    Sokoto State House of Assembly is a 30-member House once dominated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by as of now, it has transmuted to an APC-dominated Assembly courtesy of a mutiny yesterday in which 27 members including the Speaker and principal officers defected to the new APC to join the state governor, Aliyu Wamakko, ...
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    Meet Oscar Ekponimo, the young innovator who represented Nigeria at the ITU Telecom World 2013 in Bangkok. His innovation is an application to help humanity check wastage of food. What area is your innovation? My innovation is in the area of food waste reduction; using web and mobile platform. There’re six global challenges that the ...
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    Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has said that identification schemes had become critical infrastructure for economic development in most nations of the world. Anyim spoke in Lagos at a one-day business forum jointly organised by the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) and National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). ...
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    Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has made good his commitment to protect the multi-billion dollar NNPC gas city project in the state with the deployment of extra layer of security men to the gas city located in Ogidigben. This was the aftermath of the security council meeting  held in the state at the twilight ...
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    A pilot made an emergency landing on a New York City highway in front of shocked drivers after the plane developed engine trouble while on a Statue of Liberty tour. He and his two women passengers are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at a Bronx hospital. Emergency workers took the Piper PA-28 off the northbound ...