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Wike proposes death sentence for cultists, others

Port Harcourt – Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has declared that Government will amend the State Anti-kidnapping Law to prescribe death sentence for those involved in cultism, robbery and kidnapping. SUSPECTED CULTISTS—Suspected cult members paraded by the Second Brigade of Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday. Photo: NAN. …

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Access Bank Lagos Marathon: IAAF, CAA experts to lecture Nigerian journalists

Organisers of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, have concluded arrangements to have a training session for all the accredited journalists. This is just as the accreditation process begins today and ends on February 2. Cross Section of the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Participant at the starting …

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FG evacuates 1,030 stranded Nigerians from Libya in 2 days – Maihaja

Abuja – The Federal Government on Monday said it evacuated 1,030 stranded Nigerian migrants from Libya between Jan. 7 and Jan 8, 2018. Libya returnees on arrival at the Port Harcourt International Airport Sunday. Photo: Nwankpa ChijiokeAlhaji Mustapha Maihaja, the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency, disclosed this at a …

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Robbers storm Nollywood Actor, Mr Ibu’ s house, steal N14.3m

Armed robbers, have invaded the house of Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu and carted away N14.3 million naira in cash. Actor, John Okafor The armed robbers who stormed Mr Ibu’s house in Festac, Lagos state on Saturday also made away with his other valuable property. According …

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Adeboye urges Nigerians to imbibe spirit of thanksgiving

…Declares 80-day prayer, fasting By Olayinka Latona Lagos—General  Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, yesterday, admonished  Nigerians to live a lifestyle of praising God, even in the face of challenges  confronting them. Adeboye Speaking during the Church’s annual  thanksgiving at its national headquarters, Throne …

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Fund transfer: Between NIP and NEFT

By Elizabeth Adegbesan THERE are different types of funds transfer services and it is important for bank customers to understand the differences and implications. Fund transfer is when you send money to person or persons from your bank account using a transfer channel. You can transfer funds to people living within …

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Jim Nwobodo urges youths to embrace community, self-help projects

The Governor of old Anambra, Chief Jim Nwobodo, has urged Nigerian youths to participate in community, self-help developmental projects, to improve the living conditions of rural dwellers. Ex Gov. Jim Nwobodo Nwobodo, on Sunday in Amaechi Awkunanaw in Enugu State, said ‘‘these self-help projects will make life more meaningful for …

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China completes world’s longest sea bridge

China said it has completed the major work of the world’s longest sea bridge on schedule, after its lighting system was installed and tested. China’s world’s longest sea bridge linking Hong Kong and Macau It took six years preparation, and eight years to build the 55-kilometre-long bridge linking Hong Kong, …

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killings: I-G deploys additional 5 units to Benue, Rivers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed additional five units of Police Mobile Force ( PMF), Police Special Forces, Police Aerial Surveillance Helicopters and Special Police Joint Intelligence and Investigation teams to Benue and Rivers. Newsmen report that gunmen  on New Year day attacked and killed 50 persons …

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Heavy casualties recorded as troops bomb Boko Haram structures in Sambisa

By Joseph ErunkeABUJA-THE Nigerian Air Force on Saturday, claimed that Boko Haram terrorists recorded heavy casualties earlier in the week, when its troops engaged in the ongoing Operation Lafiya Dole in a joint operation with that of the Nigerian Army ,bombarded the terrorists’ structures in Sambisa general area. This screen …

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