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Zambia lifts African Cup of Nations, Beats Ivory Coast (8-7) in dramatic penalty shootout

Toe to toe … Ivory Coast’s Tiote challenged by Zambian skipper Christopher Katongo RELATED STORIES Perfect Zambia eye Nations Cup success Tear gas as Nations Cup gets underway Zambia 0-0 Ivory Coast [Zambia win 8-7 after extra time and penalty shootout] ZAMBIA won the African Cup of Nations Sunday, beating pre-tournament favourites Ivory Coast 8-7 […]

Why Boko Haram attacked Army formation – GOC

February 13, 2012 by Segun Olatunji, Kaduna The General Officer Commanding the 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Maj.-Gen. Joseph Shoboiki, has alleged that Boko Haram decided to attack the division to avenge the arrest of a suspected gunrunner, Alhaji Nuhu Marafa.   According to him, the sect also embarked on the unsuccessful suicide […]

Boko Haram: Investigators want Sokoto to confront Biu

February 13, 2012 by Adelani Adepegba, Olusola Fabiyi and Segun Alatunji The team investigating the January 15 escape of re-arrested Boko Haram kingpin, Kabir Sokoto, has concluded plans to bring him before Commissioner of Police Zakari Biu. Biu was in charge of the investigations launched by the police after Sokoto, the alleged mastermind of the […]

Police attitude to work far below minimum standard — IG (Shocking)

February 12, 2012 by Success Nwogu Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, has said the general attitude to work of police officers falls far below minimum standards. Speaking in Ilorin on Friday during his working visit to Kwara State, he said the Nigeria Police Force, therefore needed a rebirth. The acting IG visited the […]

Muslim leaders must speak clearly against Boko Haram — Powell

February 12, 2012 by JOEL NWOKEOMA and ALLWELL OKPI In this interview with JOEL NWOKEOMA and ALLWELL OKPI, Jonathan Powell, an American foreign-affairs columnist talks about the violent activities of the Boko Haram sect and the unity of Nigeria You wrote a book portraying Islam as a religion of peace, how do you reconcile that […]

FG sends 109 Niger Delta youths to UK varsities

The Federal Government through the office of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Mr. kingsley Kuku, has concluded arrangements to dispatch 109 youths of the Niger Delta region to study diverse courses in universities and colleges in the United kingdom and Cyprus. Kuku said during an orientation programme organised for the youths […]

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