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The NFF Technical and Development Committee on Tuesday, June 19, 2016, mourned the departure of former Super Eagles’ Captain and Coach Stephen Keshi and the four-time Super Eagles Coach, Shuaibu Amodu.

By Onyema Amanze

The South East Caucus of the House of Representatives has called on the All Progressives Congress-led administration to stop what it described as the serial onslaughts against the person and Office of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in particular, and the South-East in general.

United Nations (UN) former Secretary General, Kofi Annan, has questioned the International Criminal Court's (ICC) handling of the cases against Kenya's leaders.

 Annan asked whether President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, should have remained free during their trials, says the Financial Times (FT).

Federal Government of Nigeria has agreed to a one-month ceasefire with militant groups in the Niger Delta, according to Petroleum Ministry sources.

The deal is reported to include the Niger Delta Avengers, a group which has claimed responsibility for a string of attacks.

 

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has approved the appointment of Mr. Idris Ibrahim as Acting Inspector General of Police.

Ibrahim was formerly AIG, Federal Operations, Force Headquarters.

He takes over from Mr. Solomon Arase who retires as IGP.

An elephant  shot in the forehead wandered around a Zimbabwe park for weeks with a massive hole before help could arrive. When it did, he motioned for assistance.

 The elephant, named Pretty Boy, was shot in the forehead, which experts described as "too high for a 'kill shot.'"

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Police Arrest ExxonMobil Staff Over Rape

 

Mr. James Ikenna Onuoha, the ExxonMobil employee, who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl has been arrested by the police.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, who confirmed the arrest, revealed that the case had been transferred to Zone 2 Command, Onikan.

Abia Governor Restates Commitment To Develop Aba

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has reaffirmed the determination of his administration to realise the full potentials of Aba, the commercial nerve-centre of the state.

How Africa's Richest Man, Dangote, Will Fix Nigeria's Chronic Fuel Crisis

 

 

After waiting in line for more than four hours to buy gasoline in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, taxi driver Adebayo Olawole considered himself fortunate he got a half-filled tank. The day before, he got to the front of the line and was told there was none left.

Lassa Fever Kills One In Abuja

 

The Ministry of Health in Nigeria has confirmed the death of a Lassa Fever victim at the National Hospital in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

The death came a day after the Ministry confirmed that 41 persons had died so far, with a report that there were no new cases.

Kogi Youths Drum Support For Bello

 

Youth and professionals in Kogi State, on the platform of “Project Kogi First” have called on all the ethnic, religious and political groups to drop their differences and join hands with the incoming Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello, to enable him work for the progress of the state.

Senate Probes ‘Missing 2016 Budget’ Claim

Nigeria Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges has begun investigation of claims that the 2016 budget is missing from the chamber.

 

What Kachukwu Told Saudi Arabia Over Slide In Oil Price

 

Nigeria’s Junior Minister of Petroleum, Ibe Kachukwu, says Saudi Arabia’s insistence on keeping market share despite dwindling oil prices is a policy “gone too far”.

Biafra Group Sues Nigeria In U.S.

 

 

A top ranking Biafran leader has revealed plans to drag Nigeria before a United States of America (USA) court for legal battle.

Wife Narrates Ordeal After Husband Raped Two Women

 

 

I was writing a thank-you card for a wedding gift when I heard the knock at my door. It was 2005, I was 30 years old, and my life was about to change forever.

Suarez Is World's Best Striker, Says Messi

 

 

Barcelona star Lionel Messi, believes teammate, Luis Suarez, is the best out-and-out forward player in world football.

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