10 die as bus collides with truck Abeokuta/Ibadan road

Ten passengers in a commercial bus travelling to Ibadan in Oyo State were confirmed dead in an accident when the bus collided with a truck on Abeokuta/Ibadan Road in Ogun. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Public Relations Officer, PRO, Traffic Compliance and

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Over 7,000 Cameroonian refugees arrive Nigeria – UN

The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is stepping up its presence in Southern Nigeria, to provide life-saving support to thousands of people fleeing unrest in English-speaking areas of Cameroon. UNHCR spokesperson, Andrej Mahecic, said tensions between security forces and

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Longest embryo baby delivered 24 years after

A woman has given birth to a record-breaking daughter who spent 24 years as a frozen embryo. The ‘miracle’ baby has set a new world record for the longest frozen embryo to reach birth. It emerged that Tina Gibson, now 26, last

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Rosicky, former Arsenal star, retires

Former Arsenal and Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Rosicky has retired from professional football. Rosicky won two FA Cups in a 10-year spell with the Gunners after joining from Borussia Dortmund in 2006. The Czech, who began and ended his career

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Aljazirah Entrepreneur: I am passionate about making jewelry, says young entrepreneur

By Amina Isah, Abuja Blessing Obi is a jewelry designer who has been making and selling her work for two years. She likes to work only with the best-beaded materials. Her clients are happy and satisfied knowing they are getting

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Lagos govt closes section of Festac link bridge

The Lagos State Government has announced the immediate closure of a section of the Festac link bridge which was burnt recently. The announcement was made on Wednesday through the State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) stating that the closure was as

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Nuclear Test: North Korean president executes two senior officials

Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed two top officials in just five days over mishaps at North Korea’s test missile site. The latest unnamed executive was killed after he allegedly took responsibility for setbacks at the Punggye-ri nuclear base, which led

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New PDP faction opens secretariat in Abuja

A group made up of five men on Wednesday “opened” a new secretariat for the main opposition party,  the Peoples Democratic Party, in Abuja. The five men are Prince Obi Nwosu, Alhaji Hassan Adamu, Chief Olusola Akindele, Chief Godwin Duru

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Senate reacts to arrest of Innoson Motors boss, Innocent Chukwuma

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to wade into the arrest of the Chairman of Innoson Motors, Innocent Chukwuma, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Mr. Chukwuma was arrested at his residence in Enugu at about 9:00 a.m. on

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Nigerian Govt. releases N750 billion 2017 capital budget – Adeosun

The Federal Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday it had started the release of N750 billion capital appropriation in the 2017 budget to ministries, departments and agencies, MDAs. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who disclosed this while appearing before

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