30 IDPs girls raped in camp

An alarm has been raised by the  Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative over the increasing rape cases and attacks on Internally displaced persons (IDP )  in camps across the North-East. It noted that about 30 girls were defiled in

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Nigerians may repay $5.5bn loan for 30 years, says FG

The Federal Government has said its external borrowing plan, for which it is seeking the approval of the National Assembly, will take Nigeria between five years and 30 years to repay. The government also insisted it would have to borrow

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What you need to know about the Oando PLC crisis

The raging fire in Oando PLC smouldered for several months before exploding on Wednesday when the capital market regulator, the Securities & Exchange Commission, SEC, stepped in to order a forensic audit of the company’s affairs. The decision followed petitions

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Ozil tells team-mates he’s going to Man Utd

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil is so confident he’ll be transferring to Manchester United, he’s already begun telling his Gunners team-mates, according to The Mirror.  After Arsene Wenger admitted last week that the Gunners could end up selling Ozil in January, the 29-year-old feels he is

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Barcelona tracking Man Utd’s Martial

Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez watched Anthony Martial during Manchester United’s Champions League victory over Benfica, according to reports. Fernandez travelled to Lisbon for the game and saw Martial produce a lively 15-minute cameo off the substitutes’ bench after the

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Group backs Jonathan’ statement on APC, says APC should govern Nigeria and stop lying

  The Believe Nigeria Initiative wishes to state categorically that it is high time for the All Progressives Congress-led government at all levels, especially at the centre, to immediately desist from lying to Nigerians and deliver on its promises of

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Islamic Series: The purpose and essence of prayer in Islam

In the Quran, Allah unequivocally says: “And aqim [perfect] your prayer; indeed, prayer guards against immorality and evil.” (29:45) The ayah promises a moral, victorious life for those who perfect, not just say, their prayers. 1- Learning Humility in Practice

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Hoodlums hijack LAGBUS, rob passengers, conductor

When passengers on board a LAGBUS vehicle en route to Oshodi, Lagos State, left the Sango end of the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, little did they know that their journey would be cut short by bandits. At the toll gate area, some

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Nigerian celebrities who died just too early (See List)

By Amina Isah, Abuja Death is inevitable, but it is always seen as tragic. As inevitable as death could be, we have so many people living up to many decades, as a matter of fact, there are many celebrities in

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APC government full of lies – Jonathan

As the race for the office of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, hots up, former President Goodluck Jonathan again lashed out at the All Progressives Congress,  ‎APC led administration for running a government of lies and

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