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Again, police accused of harassment, bribery and intimidation

By Yekeen Nurudeen Issues of harassment, intimidation and demand for bribes top the list of public complaints against operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, ICIR has gathered. Findings by icirnigeria.org  revealed that Nigerians have been lodging different complaints against men

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China bans Islamic names

Authorities in western China are prohibiting parents from naming their children Islamic names in the latest effort to dilute the influence of religion on life in the ethnic Uighur minority heartland. “Muhammad,” ”Jihad” and “Islam” are among at least 29

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Youths honor Obiano as best governor in agriculture revamping

By Kingsley Ezekwelu  The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has been honored with “The Best Governor in Agriculture” award by the youths of the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha.  Gov Obiano recieved the award during an holy mass at

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Anambra health care blueprint on course says Obiano

By Kingsley Ezekwelu The Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has said that the state government under his watch has developed a strategic blueprint on health fashioned to avail Ndi Anambra quality and accessible healthcare service in the true sense

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Oba of Lagos has eye problem, ‘Glaucoma’… he did not see Ooni

Some media houses are claiming that the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu did not intentionally snub the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II as seen in a widely circulated video. They are claiming that the Oba’s eye

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Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board the navy ship were evacuated, Turkish officials said. The rescued crew members of the

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Fayose monetizes INEC registration in Ekiti, gives N2,000

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state might have monetized voters registration as hundreds of youth on Thursday stormed the various offices of the Independent National National Electoral Commission (INEC) for registration as the commission flagged off activities nationwide. It was

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Tragedy as 4 people mysteriously die in Jos well

Four youths, Tonzum Ngwalamba, Nentawe Leptak, Sati Tongleb and Ngompang Ngoshim, aged between 18 and 25, drowned in a well at Duk quarters in Pankshin town of Plateau State, yesterday. An eyewitness, Gonjir Goper, told journalists that the four died

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Buhari called for Yaradua’s impeachment over failing health –

Below is a publication of Sun Newspaper of Wednesday, March 10, 2010 on Muhammadu Buhari’s view on then ailing President, Umaru Musa Yar’adua: From ISMAIL OMIPIDAN, Kaduna, Sun Newspapers Former Head of State, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has declared

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Police arrest man on suspicion of preparing terror acts on UK parliament

Police swooped on a man armed with knives metres away from the Houses of Parliament in London Thursday, arresting him on suspicion of preparing “acts of terrorism”, police said. “Knives have been recovered from him,” Scotland Yard police said in

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