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Flood Devastating Edo Community, Raids Benin-Lagos Highway

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | RESIDENTS of Evbuomore community in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State are currently being tormented by the disaster of nature.  Hon. Omosede G. Igbenedion has accordingly brought the matter before the House of Representatives for a swift Federal Government intervention.     Citizens in the area have been under ...

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Reps’ Panel Probes Abandoned Arochukwu Power Station

It's only fair to share...THE House of Representatives Committee on Power was on Tuesday mandated to investigate the circumstances surrounding the abandonment of the Arochukwu 2×30 MVA 132/33KVA Substation.     The Committee is also saddled with the task of establishing the facts regarding the placement or otherwise of the project in the Federal Government’s power privatisation programme and make ...

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Reps Move To Avert Fuel Crisis, Order NNPC On Product Prices

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | THE House of Representatives on Tuesday waded into the price regime war between the independent marketers and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in a seeming deft move to avert fuel crisis in the country.     The federal legislators have accordingly directed the Group Managing Director of the NNPC and the ...

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Igbos we will fight back, if anybody kills any of our brothers – Orji Kalu

It's only fair to share...A former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has warned that the South East region will not take lightly any act of violence against indigenes of the region in other parts of the country. Mr. Kalu spoke Tuesday on a programme aired on the Africa Television Authority, AIT. His comment was in response to the threat ...

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Donald Trump Jr. releases email documents exposing Hillary Clinton on her dealings with Russia! [SEE DOCUMENTS]

It's only fair to share...Donald Trump Jr.’s lawyer acknowledged Monday night his client received an email last year offering a meeting with someone who had potentially damaging information on Hillary Clinton, hours after a report that the younger Trump had been told it was part of a Russian effort to help his father’s campaign.   Donald Trump Jr talks with ...

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How head of world’s largest Bitcoin exchange lost 850,000 bitcoins ($400 Million)

It's only fair to share...The former head of MtGox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, has pleaded not guilty in a Tokyo court to charges of embezzlement and data manipulation. Mark Karpeles was chief executive of MtGox when it collapsed in 2014, following the loss of 850,000 bitcoins, then worth nearly $0.4bn (£0.3bn). In its bankruptcy filing, MtGox blamed the ...

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ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi confirmed dead

It's only fair to share...The Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) has confirmed the death of its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, media reported Tuesday, citing an IS statement.   According to the Al Sumaria News broadcaster, Al-Baghdadi is dead and his successor will be named soon.   On June 16, the Russian Defence Ministry said Al-Baghdadi was likely eliminated as a ...

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I survived two assassination attempts – Former First Lady Patience Jonathan

It's only fair to share...The wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of sending assassins after her.   Alleging that she that she had survived two of such attempts, Mrs Jonathan urged the House of Representatives to quickly intervene before the EFCC would succeed in the alleged plot to eliminate ...

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In The News Today 11-07-2017

It's only fair to share...A brief report of some of the major headlines in Nigeria and Africa ShareIt's only fair to share...

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South Africa: Panic as 4 Lions escape from Kruger National Park

It's only fair to share...South African wildlife rangers are searching for four male lions that escaped from a national park. The lions escaped from Kruger National Park on Sunday night and were last seen in the village of Matsulu, South African National Parks said in a statement. It warned residents to “exercise extra caution”. It is not yet clear how ...

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