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Breaking: Hurray! Ezekwesili joins troops to search for Chibok girls in Sambisa forest

Co-convener of the Bringbackourgirls, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has finally agreed to join Nigerian troops and others tomorrow to search for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls in Sambisa forest. Ezekwesili, in an e-mail to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed at 8.20pm on Sunday indicated the interest of her group to join the search […]

Former pro wrestler Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka dies at 73

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, a former professional wrestler who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died. He was 73. A lawyer representing Snuka said family members told him that Snuka died Sunday afternoon at his son-in-law’s home near Pompano Beach, Florida. A Lehigh County […]

Kidnappers of students, teachers at Isheri demand N1.2b

The abductors of students and members of staff of the Nigeria Turkish International College (NTIC) have demanded N1.2bn ransom for the victims to be released, it was learnt. Reports say the abductors called a family member of one of the victims on Sunday to make the demand. The police authorities confirmed that the gunmen invaded […]

BREAKING: Nothing will stop Barrow’s inauguration on January 19- Spokesperson

Spokesperson to Gambia’s president elect Adama Barrow has said on sunday that Barrow’s inauguration must hold on Jan 19 unfailingly “Jammeh’s term shall end on the 19th and the same date president-elect Barrow’s term begins. Nothing will change that. He will be sworn in and shall assume office on that date without fail,” as revealed […]

The Gambia: ECOWAS military chiefs prepare for war

In preparation for a possible military action in the Gambia, defence chiefs from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Saturday met in Abuja. The meeting hosted by Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, Abayomi Olonisakin, took place at the Defence Headquarters. Investigation reveled that the meeting was part of the preparation for the […]

Chibok Schoolgirls: FG rejects BBOG’s conditions for Sambisa tour

The Federal Government has rejected the conditions given by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group for joining a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest. In a letter addressed to the convener of the group, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, which was made available to the media on Sunday, the government said it […]

19 drown as boat capsizes in India

At least 19 people have died in India’s eastern state of Bihar after a boat sank in the Ganges River, according to police. The reported 40 passengers on board were returning on Saturday from watching a kite-flying celebration to mark Makar Sankranti, a religious festival that is believed to carry the arrival of spring. “Rescue […]

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