Monthly Archives: August 2017

NSCDC arrest 3 suspected kidnappers in Kontagora

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Niger Command said it had arrested three suspected kidnappers in Kontagora, headquarters of Kontagora Local Government Area of the state. The Commandant of the corps in the state, Mr. Philip Ayuba, who made … Continue reading

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Ijaw youths protest, shut down NCDMB headquarters

Ijaw youths, under the auspices of Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, Central Zone, on Thursday shut down the activities of the headquarters of the Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. For over two hours, the angry Ijaw youths … Continue reading

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British PM says no plans to quit

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a joint press conference with her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe (not pictured) at the state guest house in Tokyo on August 31, 2017. May arrived in Japan on an official visit on August … Continue reading

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More than 2m pilgrims arrive in Makkah to perform Hajj

With the annual Hajj pilgrimage having officially started, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced the arrival of 2 million pilgrims to the Holy City of Makkah. Saudi Arabia shoulders the responsibility of organising and conducting the pilgrimage, under the … Continue reading

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“Felabration” stopped in London

Fela Kuti * 2017 marks 20 years since Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died. This year’s Felabration festival, themed “The Prophecy”, was created by his daughter, Yeni Kuti, to celebrate her father. Felabration London was the first of concerts to celebrate the 20th … Continue reading

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FG to link rail lines in 36 States, FCT – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has stated that the mandate given to him by Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari is to ensure that the entire country is connected by rail. Amaechi made this declaration when he delivered a keynote … Continue reading

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Sallah: Be patient, FRSC urges

As Nigerian Muslims join the rest of the world to observe Eid-el-Kabir celebration on Friday, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged members of the public to be patient while using the road … Continue reading

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