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Bomb blast at Abuja bus stop, many injured

Scene of bomb blast at Nyanya Bus Park copy

A loud bomb blast has rocked a bus station on the outskirts of Abuja, the Nigerian capital. The station at Nyanya, was crowded with workers and people going to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Monday. Many people were feared injured, said Manzo Ezekiel, spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency. “This morning there was an […]

Nigeria, China foster economic ties

Vice President Namadi Sambo.

Namadi Sambo, Vice President of Nigeria has said the established Nigeria-China Joint Commission is to be upgraded into a Bi-national level to enhance greater economic ties with China. Sambo stated this during an audience with a Chinese delegation led by the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China, Zhang Ming, at the […]

In Pictures: Governor Amosun and Chief Olusegun Osoba

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (right) with
former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba at the All
Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun State Chapter Stakeholders Meeting
held in Abeokuta yesterday.

SSS foils jailbreak attempt by Boko Haram detainees

Boko haram gunmen: operate with impunity

An attempt by detained members of Nigeria’s terrorist group, the Boko Haram was foiled today at the headquarters of Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Security in Abuja. “There was an attempted jail break by our inmates when the suspect handler went to feed them,” said spokeswoman Marilyn Ogar. Ogar did not provide details […]

Hamma Misau, confab’s sleeping delegate dies

Alhaji Hamma Misau

Retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, and a Bauchi State delegate to the ongoing national conference, Alhaji Mohammed Hamma Misau is dead. The 67-year old retired AIG became popular across the country few days ago when a national newspaper published a photograph in which he was sleeping during proceedings at the National Conference. His was […]

Egypt: 529 Morsi supporters sentenced to death

The Brotherhood members in demo to support ousted Morsi

A court in Egypt on Monday sentenced 529 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death after a mass trial, judicial sources said. Islamist backers of Morsi are facing a deadly crackdown launched by the military-installed authorities since his ouster in July, with hundreds of people killed and thousands arrested. Of those sentenced on […]

Senator Oduoye dies

Senator Oduoye

A former military administrator of Ebonyi state who later became a Nigerian Senator, Simeon Oduoye, is dead. He was aged 69. Oduoye, who represented Osun Central Senatorial Zone in the Senate on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party from 2003 to 2007, died today in Osogbo. Mr Bola Ajao, PDP Publicity Secretary in Osun, confirmed […]

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