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Amos Dunia in Abuja---The Nigeria Police High Command on Thursday said the charges it filed in court against the mastermind of the Nyanya bombing, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche was a legal procedure to enable it formally request the Sudanese authorities to grant Nigeria’s extradition request in respect of the suspected fugitive.
Amos Dunia in Abuja---The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday screened President Goodluck Jonathan to contest the party’s presidential primary scheduled for January 10 and 11, 2015.

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Igbos task Eastern Governors to create self-sustaining, viable future Igbos

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The Chairman of the World IgboCongress, WIC, Ichie Dr. Larry Udorji, has called on the governors of...

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APC slams IG for insulting legislature, weaving web of lies

APC slams IG for insulting legislature, weaving web of lies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the Inspector-General of Police Suleiman Abba for daring...

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Breaking News: OPEC Elects Alison-Madueke As 1st Female President

Breaking News: OPEC Elects Alison-Madueke As 1st Female President

Vienna, Austria. The Minister of Petroleum, Diezian Alison-Madueke Thursday was elected as OPEC President at the...

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Ekweremadu’s Medical Mission: Send Culprits to Jail Immediately, Enugu Group Tells Police

Ekweremadu’s Medical Mission: Send Culprits to Jail Immediately, Enugu Group Tells Police

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2015: Elections Must Hold In The North-east

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Ogun PDP considers four aspirants for governorship: An OGD "Ziggy" Red Herring

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Watch: Passengers get out and push frozen plane

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APC Secures court order barring DSS, others from Invading APC Data Center

Justice Mohammed Nasir Yenusa of the Federal High Court in Lagos Wednesday gave two orders in...

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Tafawa Balewa's Son Abdul-Jhalil Withdraws From PDP Presidential Race

Tafawa Balewa's Son Abdul-Jhalil Withdraws From PDP Presidential Race

Amos Dunia in Abuja---Abdul-Jhalil Balewa, son of Nigeria's Late Prime Minister, Tafawa Balewa on Wednesday after...

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Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in...

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AFCON 2015: Super Eagles Fate Lies At Home

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Highlights

Jonathan Impeachment talk a scam by the APC, says PDP caucus

Jonathan Impeachment talk a scam by the APC, says PDP caucus

In: Highlights

A member of the House of Representatives from the PDP Saturday slammed the APC for saying they want to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan, calling it "a scam by the party's…

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Salvation Rally: Rivers APC Dismisses Call for Amaechi’s Arrest

Salvation Rally: Rivers APC Dismisses Call for Amaechi’s Arrest

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*Lambasts Okupe, Fani-Kayode and PDP as Desperate Election Riggers The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC says it has noted with amusement the ranting of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode,…

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Photo News: Atiku visits Kebbi APC

Photo News: Atiku visits Kebbi APC

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Former Vice President and presidential aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, Kebbi State APC Chairman, Barr Attahiru Maccido and other party leaders at the party's stakeholders; meeting in…

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2015: My Clearance Is Sign Of Confidence – Gov Ngilari

2015: My Clearance Is Sign Of Confidence – Gov Ngilari

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Amos Dunia in Abuja---Governor Bala James Ngilari of Adamawa State, has said that the clearance granted him to contest the 2015 governorship primaries by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as…

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Biden, get out': Protesters tell U.S VP in Turkey

Biden, get out': Protesters tell U.S VP in Turkey

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By Susan Davis, WASHINGTON — Vice President Biden announced in Istanbul on Saturday that the U.S. will provide nearly $135 million in additional humanitarian aid to help feed civilians affected…

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I will not be part of fresh PDP congress in Cross River- Ndoma Egba

I will not be part of fresh PDP congress in Cross River- Ndoma Egba

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The Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has vowed not to participate in the fresh Peoples Democratic Party’s ward congresses for Cross River State, scheduled to hold on Monday, November 24.…

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Man accused of Abuja bombing walks free

Man accused of Abuja bombing walks free

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A man accused of murdering 70 people in the Nyanya, Abuja bombing has walked free from court after a Judge struck out a two-count terrorism charge against him.

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APC lambastes SSS for justifying invasion of party's Data Centre, suspends membership registration

APC lambastes SSS for justifying invasion of party's Data Centre, suspends membership registration

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as plainly implausible and a witless afterthought the reasons given by the DSS for invading the Data Centre of the party in Lagos…

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Jonathan  appeals to neighbours to cooperate more to defeat terrorists

Jonathan appeals to neighbours to cooperate more to defeat terrorists

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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Monday in N'Djamena made an appeal to Nigeria's neighbours to intensify joint actions and cooperation to win the war against terrorism and insurgency.

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FG To Commence Restoration of Ogoniland 1st Quarter 2015- Alison-Madueke

FG To Commence Restoration of Ogoniland 1st Quarter 2015- Alison-Madueke

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Geneva--The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dieziani Alison-Madueke has said that the consultative meetings in Geneva on implementation of the UNEP report for environmental restoration of Ogoniland is a new window …

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Boko Haram takes over another town

Boko Haram takes over another town

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Boko Haram has seized control of Damasak town close to the border with Niger, Per Second News gathered. The latest to fall into Islamist hands in the crisis-hit region and…

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Ebola: Sierra Leone workers dump bodies over pay

Ebola: Sierra Leone workers dump bodies over pay

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Burial workers in Sierra Leone have dumped dead bodies in the street outside a hospital in protest at authorities' failure to pay bonuses for handling Ebola victims, in the latest…

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Why should Nigerians vote Jonathan again?

Why should Nigerians vote Jonathan again?

  By John Ainofenokhai---President Goodluck Jonathan’s recent declaration to, once again, vie for the Presidency on the...

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