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El Clasico: Real Madrid sink Barcelona

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Real Madrid trimmed Barcelona’s lead at the top of La Liga to one point when they recovered from conceding an early goal to secure a stirring 3-1 comeback win in the ‘Clasico’ on Saturday. Neymar stunned a packed and hostile Bernabeu with a superb goal to give Barca a fourth-minute lead before Cristiano Ronaldo levelled […]

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50 students suspended for reporting late in Bauchi

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Over fifty students of Government Secondary School Kirfi in kirfi local government area of Bauchi state were suspended by the school authority for reporting to school after the official reporting date. The Principal of the school, Malam Aliyu Muhammmad Sani revealed this while briefing newsmen yesterday on the reasons for suspending the students from attending […]

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Mob set lecturer ablaze for killing 5 pupils in auto crash

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A Lecturer at the Taraba College of Education, COE, Zing, Alhaji Kassimu Umar, was on Friday burnt to death in a mob action after he allegedly hit and killed five primary school pupils with a vehicle he was driving. Mr. Joseph Kwaji, the Police Public Relations officer, PPRO, of the Taraba Police Command confirmed the […]

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Paramount rulers, others back Amosun’s second term bid

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As the assessment tour of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State came to an end on Thursday, traditional rulers across the state explained why they are throwing their weights behind Amosun’s quest for another term of office. The Ogun monarchs, who described Amosun as “an unequalled achiever” in the history of the state, said Amosun […]

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Synagogue building collapse: TB Joshua to testify Nov. 5

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Prophet Temitope Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, will on Nov. 5 appear before a coroner’s inquest investigating the recent collapse of its guest house. The Lagos State Coroner, Mr. Oyetade Komolafe, announced Joshua’s appearance yesterday at the resumption of the inquest at an Ikeja High Court. The inquest was instituted […]

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2015: ‘Oyo to witness new dimension of devt if…

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A governorship aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Oyo State, Professor Taoheed Adedoja has said that should the party pick him as the candidate in 14th February, 2015 governorship election, the state would witness a new dimension of development. This was the assurance given by the governorship aspirant after picking […]

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Mali’s first Ebola case dies

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A two-year-old girl who was Mali’s first case of Ebola died on Friday, shortly after the World Health Organization warned that many people had potentially been exposed to the virus because she was taken across the country while ill. The girl had travelled with her grandmother hundreds of kilometres by bus from Guinea via Mali’s […]

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Medical stakeholders applaud Nigeria’s Ebola free status

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Stakeholders in the country’s medical sector have applauded the declaration of Nigeria free from the Ebola virus Disease by World Health Organisation, WHO. Reacting to the pronouncement by WHO in Lagos, recently, the stakeholders stated that the decision becomes imperative following the non detection of new Ebola cases in the country after the requisite 42 […]

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Ebola death toll rises to 4,922 out of 10,141 cases – WHO

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The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday. The three worst-hit countries of West Africa – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – account for the bulk, recording 4,912 deaths out of 10,114 cases, the […]

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PVC: PDP writes INEC over insecurity in Nasarawa

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WITH few weeks to the commencement of permanent voters’ registration exercise in Nasarawa state by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state says it has written the commission to suspend the exercise in the state pending the return of normalcy in areas affected by the ongoing communal clashes. […]

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