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Chadian soldiers kill 200 Boko Haram terrorists

ABUJA — Chadian soldiers have killed more than 200 Boko Haram terrorists as the soldiers recaptured Nigerian town of Gamboru after the Islamist terrorist group attacked a military base in Cameroon and were chased into north-eastern Nigeria. In the encounter, according to Chad’s military chief in a statement, nine Chadian soldiers were killed and 21 […]

Whitney Houston’s daughter ‘fighting for life’

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singing legend Whitney Houston, was fighting for her life Monday after she was pulled unconscious from a bathtub over the weekend, her family said. The 21-year-old’s husband and a friend found her non-responsive in the bathtub of her home near Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday in an incident with […]

I support Jonathan because he believes in Nigeria’s unity — IBB

’How Boko Haram can be defeated • Explains why he has not re-married In this interview, former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, clarifies his position on his statement suggesting that he is in support of the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan.   Babangida also speaks on the murder of Dele Giwa in 1986, […]

Why we need military presence at polling centres —Jega (Is it war or elections?)

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, yesterday, adduced reasons armed military men should be allowed to mount sentry around polling centres during the forthcoming general elections. Speaking at a dialogue session the commission held with Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, accredited observers and political parties […]

Postponing elections’ll be disastrous —NAIG

By Daniel Gumm WARRI—THE National Association of Itsekiri Graduates, NAIG, has warned that it “will be more disastrous to postpone the February 2015 polls,” than to go ahead with same, calling on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to redouble its efforts in the distribution of permanent voter cards, PVCs, especially in the coastal communities. […]

Picture: Nigeria’s Ambassador to Singapore advise Nigerian women on indecent dressing

Amb. (Mrs) Rajis Okpara, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Singapore has advised Nigerian women to dress decently so that they can be addressed properly. Okpara, who gave the advice on Tuesday in Abuja in an interview with newsmen stressed the need for women to dress decently. She said that the adage `the way you dress will determine […]

Serena ends Indian Wells boycott

Top-ranked Serena Williams, coming off her 19th Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open, said Wednesday she will end a 14-year boycott of the Indian Wells WTA tournament. Williams, in a essay written for Time magazine, related happier times at the event, her feelings over racial insults she heard after a controversial 2001 appearance […]

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