Peter Tosh – 30 Years After the Iconoclast

[Guardian] This weekend, exactly 30 years ago, reggae music and indeed the world, lost iconic maestro, poet, philosopher and a staunch defender of African rights, Winston Hubert MclnTosh, popularly known as Peter Tosh.

[Guardian] This weekend, exactly 30 years ago, reggae music and indeed the world, lost iconic maestro, poet, philosopher and a staunch defender of African rights, Winston Hubert MclnTosh, popularly known as Peter Tosh.

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Whereabouts of Kanu, Father, Mother Unknown

[Guardian] The troops of the Operation Python Dance II allegedly invaded the family home of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in Afaraukwu, Abia State, around 5:00 p.m. yesterday. The palace of Kanu’s father, Eze Israel K…

[Guardian] The troops of the Operation Python Dance II allegedly invaded the family home of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in Afaraukwu, Abia State, around 5:00 p.m. yesterday. The palace of Kanu's father, Eze Israel Kanu, who is the traditional ruler of the Afaraukwu community was destroyed.

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Abia Violence – Suspected IPOB Members Burn Police Station, Attack Officer

[Premium Times] Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Thursday morning, burnt a police station in Abia State and injured one officer, the force spokesperson for the state has told PREMIUM TIMES, amid ongoing military operation there.

[Premium Times] Suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Thursday morning, burnt a police station in Abia State and injured one officer, the force spokesperson for the state has told PREMIUM TIMES, amid ongoing military operation there.

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Water Shortage Hits Zamfara As NLC Strike Continues

[Premium Times] Water shortage has hit Zamfara, especially the state capital, Gusau, following ongoing strike embarked upon by state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Monday.

[Premium Times] Water shortage has hit Zamfara, especially the state capital, Gusau, following ongoing strike embarked upon by state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Monday.

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Of Blurred Lines Between Gospel and Secular Musicians

[263Chat] Gospel music has always been about ministering and uplifting souls to Christ and the life of musicians who sing the genre is expected to be representative of God himself. That is why it is a big story when a gospel musician is involved in sca…

[263Chat] Gospel music has always been about ministering and uplifting souls to Christ and the life of musicians who sing the genre is expected to be representative of God himself. That is why it is a big story when a gospel musician is involved in scandalous behaviors or cross certain lines demarcated by society.

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PDP Leadership Suits – Appeal Court Dismisses Leftover Appeals

[Premium Times] A three-man special panel of justices of the Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja dismissed all four leftover appeals that emanated from PDP national leadership tussle.

[Premium Times] A three-man special panel of justices of the Court of Appeal on Thursday in Abuja dismissed all four leftover appeals that emanated from PDP national leadership tussle.

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IPOB Activities Against Biafra Interest, Says Massob Leader

[Guardian] Ralph Uwazurike, leader, Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), says the activities of Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) negate the rule of engagement of the Biafra struggle.

[Guardian] Ralph Uwazurike, leader, Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), says the activities of Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) negate the rule of engagement of the Biafra struggle.

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53 Traders Dead After Boat Mishap in Kebbi State

[Daily Trust] The Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council in Kebbi, Alhaji Muhammad Zagga, confirmed on Thursday that no fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat mishap on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi.

[Daily Trust] The Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council in Kebbi, Alhaji Muhammad Zagga, confirmed on Thursday that no fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat mishap on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi.

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Minister Apologises to Ruling Party Over Comments On Buhari

[Vanguard] The ruling All Progressives Congress APC Thursday summoned the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Alhassan over comments regarding her political allegiance ahead of the 2019 presidential elections.

[Vanguard] The ruling All Progressives Congress APC Thursday summoned the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Alhassan over comments regarding her political allegiance ahead of the 2019 presidential elections.

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