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Communal Clashes: JTF Deploys Troops in Rivers to Restore Peace

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta has deployed troops to restore peace at Ibaa Community in the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers.

A violent clash by rival cult gangs had sacked residents of Ibaa, forcing them to seek refuge in neighboring towns.

The Media Coordinator of the JTF, Lt.-Col. Mustapha Nanka, said, the task force received reports that activities of rival cult gangs had compelled residents to flee the community.

Nanka said the cult gangs, known as the Islanders and Highlanders, allegedly terrorised the peopl
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Lawmaker Wants Troops Deployed in Southern Taraba

Member representing Wukari II Constituency in Taraba State House of Assembly, Daniel Gani, has called on the Federal Government to deploy soldiers in the area to avert further attacks by suspected herdsmen.
Gani made the call on Wednesday while addressing news conference in Jalingo.
He said the low presence of security personnel in the area was responsible for the ongoing senseless killing of innocent people.
``The only way to avert these brutal killings in Wukari and its environs is to massively deploy troops just l
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FAAC Okays Removal of Fuel Subsidy, Shares N641.38bn

Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has ratified its committee’s decision to remove the petroleum subsidy.
This as the three tiers  of government  shared the sum of N641.380 billion  as allocation for the month of March, despite a shortfall in the revenue for the month.
FAAC last month set up a committee to look into the possible removal of fuel  subsidy. The committee comprised a member from the  commissioners’ forum, the customs, state accountants general and the minister of  state for financ
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Politics

Senate’s heated debate and another probe into kerosene subsidy

A recent Senate motion on the plight of kerosene consumers reignited the debate over the propriety or otherwise of the continuous payment of subsidies, writes SUNDAY ABORISADE. A  motion moved by Senator Babajide Omoworare (All Progressives Congress, Osun Central) on the plight of kerosene consumers in Nigeria sparked a heated debate on the floor of... Social Score: 0
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Kwara APC, PDP test run 2015 fortunes with congresses

The ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State have used their recently conducted congresses to seek public approval, reports SUCCESS NWOGU. Party congresses recently held by the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State provided a sneak preview into what is to be... Social Score: 12
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Business

Blackout cripples businesses in parts of Calabar

Business activities in some parts of Calabar metropolis, the Cross River State capital, have been grounded for over one month due to lack of electricity supply by the Port-Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company. Mostly affected are Atakpa community, Mayne Avenue and Calabar South, where residents and small shop owners are now groaning over the development. Officials... 
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Lagos warns against encroachment on NNPC pipelines

The Lagos State Government has warned against the encroachment on the Right of Way of pipelines belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Mrs. Regina Obasa, in a statement on Wednesday, was quoted as condemning the act of erecting buildings on the NNPC’s pipelines... [Read...
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Vetiva Fund Managers inaugurates new fund

Vetiva Fund Managers Limited says it has inaugurated a new fund targeted at investors with medium risk appetite. According to the firm, the inauguration of the DV Balanced Fund is through an Initial Public Offering of 20,000,000 units at N100 each. It said in a statement on Wednesday that the application list opened on Monday,... [Read...
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Sports

Africa’s future stars for Milo U-13 tourney

The continent’s future football stars will from May 29, converge on Lagos for the third biennial Milo U-13 African Championships to be hosted by Nigeria. Besides Nigeria, other participating nations include defending champions, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa. The tournament, sponsored by Nestle Nigeria Plc, will hold at the Campos Mini Stadium in Lagos with... [Read...
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SuperSport secures rights to 2014 World Cup

DStv premium sports provider, SuperSport, has secured the rights to broadcast all the matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, officials of the pay-TV channels said on Wednesday in Lagos. The tournament will start June 12 and will feature Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Algeria and Côte d’Ivoire among the 32 teams that participate in... [Read...
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Shilton backs Hart

England legend Peter Shilton says Manchester City’s Joe Hart can become one of the world’s top goalkeepers if he can eradicate mistakes from his game. Hart will start this summer’s World Cup in Brazil as Roy Hodgson’s first choice but England’s record cap holder and former captain Shilton says he is not yet in the... [Read...
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Fashion

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Please Support Victims of NyaNya Bombing with Team Member

Everyone was shocked this Monday when a bomb went off at Nyanya motor park. Now the shock is over, it’s time for us to rally to action. Member Feese, survivor of the Boko Haram attack on the United...
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20 Year Old Nigerian Driver Set for British Formula Ford Championship

There’s something about a man in “race track” uniform. If you haven’t heard the name Ovie Iroro… yet, then it’s our pleasure to introduce him to you! This 20-year-old UK-based Nigerian is set to leave an indelible mark on the 
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Health

Longjan: Maturity Has Sustained Jang and I


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The Imperative for Broadband Awareness, Adoption among Nigerians


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Commuting: From Comfort to Necessity


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Entertainment

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Monalisa Chinda Confirms Breakup Rumour With Lanre Nzeribe

Just yesterday, gist went round that Monalisa Chinda has ended her roamnce with Lanre Nzeribe who is also her business partner. And now, the actress has released a press statement, confirming the rumour.

"We regret to officially announce the resignation of Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda from Monalisa Magazine, which also marks the end of her partnership with Mr. Lanre Nzeribe, due to irreconcilable professional differences.

Over the past few months, both parties have made concerted efforts to retain their partnership, to no avail, whic
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Davido Is Getting A New Car! The Beast!

Too much money, we guess. 'Aye' dude just hinted that he's expecting his new car to land any moment from now. 
"My New machine is on the way guess which car????? BEAST!!", he tweeted.
From research, the Beast is a brand of Mercedes Benz 500 LCL, the one with a big 'butt' and the face of a beast. 
However, let's wait until he unveils it....
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Technology

Kenya unveils new ICT master plan

Kenya has launched the national Information, Communication Technology Master Plan 2017 to spur economic growth in the country.


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E-waste threatens Ghana’s beaches

Many beaches in Ghana, already stressed by pollution and poor maintenance, are now facing a new threat: e-waste.


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Microsoft takes aim at Africa’s biggest economy- Nigeria

Technology giant Microsoft has re-emphasised its commitment to the African continent, and Nigeria specifically. According to newly-appointed General Manager for Microsoft Nigeria, Kabelo Makwane, Microsoft is committed to entrenching itself in Nigeria, particularly now that the country has been revealed as Africa’s biggest economy. “We have invested heavily in ensuring that we have a...
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