After Buhari Sealed Oyegun’s Fate, Oshiomhole, Onu, Nnamani Favoured for APC Chair

[Daily Trust] Last Tuesday’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), no doubt, has thrown up new political permutations in the party when it becomes obvious that the current set of leaders led by Chief …

[Daily Trust] Last Tuesday's National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), no doubt, has thrown up new political permutations in the party when it becomes obvious that the current set of leaders led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, might not go beyond June 30. The hustling for the post of the new party chairman has begun with the trio of Adams Oshiomole, Ogbonnaya Onu and Ken Nnamani emerging as the three frontrunners already.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Driver Stabbed to Death After Bakkie Slams Into Pedestrians, Killing Six

[News24Wire] The driver of a vehicle was allegedly stabbed to death after crashing into a group of pedestrians in Taylors Halt, Pietermaritzburg, killing six people on Friday evening.

[News24Wire] The driver of a vehicle was allegedly stabbed to death after crashing into a group of pedestrians in Taylors Halt, Pietermaritzburg, killing six people on Friday evening.

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CPC Congratulates EPRDF, New Chairperson

[Ethiopian Herald] The Communist Party of China (CPC) has extended congratulatory message to the newly elected chairman of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).

[Ethiopian Herald] The Communist Party of China (CPC) has extended congratulatory message to the newly elected chairman of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).

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Streak, Assistants Sacked Over WC Qualifying Debacle

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Cricket have sacked Chevrons head coach Heath Streak, his entire coaching assistants and further removed captain Graeme Cremer for bungling the country’s World Cup qualifier campaign last week.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Cricket have sacked Chevrons head coach Heath Streak, his entire coaching assistants and further removed captain Graeme Cremer for bungling the country's World Cup qualifier campaign last week.

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Poly Student Stabs Ex-Girlfriend in Jigawa

[Daily Trust] Dutse -Tragedy occurred at the Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure in Jigawa State, as a 200- Level Accountancy student, Tolu Joshua, stabbed his ex-girlfriend, who is also his course mate, in the neck.

[Daily Trust] Dutse -Tragedy occurred at the Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure in Jigawa State, as a 200- Level Accountancy student, Tolu Joshua, stabbed his ex-girlfriend, who is also his course mate, in the neck.

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Is IG Idris the Biblical Wicked Servant?

[Daily Trust] Those who accuse Pa Bubu of not having the liver to hammer his appointees are missing something. As checkpoint experts like to say, Pa Bubu loves to ‘show appreciation’. Our president cannot bring himself to betray friends and associates …

[Daily Trust] Those who accuse Pa Bubu of not having the liver to hammer his appointees are missing something. As checkpoint experts like to say, Pa Bubu loves to 'show appreciation'. Our president cannot bring himself to betray friends and associates even when, as some would add they look crooked. Generals expect full loyalty but give room for human frailty. With them, once trust is established, rumours and perception hardly change it.

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40 Years Anniversary – Sultan, Sanusi, Others Felicitate With Emir of Ningi

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sunusi II and other dignitaries have facilitated with the Emir of Ningi, Alhaji Yunusa Muhammadu Danyaya on his 40 years anniversary.

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sunusi II and other dignitaries have facilitated with the Emir of Ningi, Alhaji Yunusa Muhammadu Danyaya on his 40 years anniversary.

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Reminiscences With Abubakar Akanbi Jos

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Alhaji Abubakar Akanbi Jos is the 11th Balogun Alanamun of Ilorin, Kwara State. He was a member of the committee that designed an operating progamme for the Nigerian Air Force when the colonial masters left. In this interview he s…

[Daily Trust] Ilorin -Alhaji Abubakar Akanbi Jos is the 11th Balogun Alanamun of Ilorin, Kwara State. He was a member of the committee that designed an operating progamme for the Nigerian Air Force when the colonial masters left. In this interview he spoke on his working experience with Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Sardauna of Sokoto; Muhammadu Ribadu, a former minister of defence, and Ali Mungono, who was also a minister. He also spoke on his experience during the Second World War.

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