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Anger As Nigerians React To Leah Sharibu’s Childbirth

There have been angry reactions from the Christian Community over the news that teen Christian female captive of Boko Haram, Leah Sharibu, who is spending more than 700 days in captivity has given birth to a baby boy for one of her captors. Leah Sharibu a Christian schoolgirl aged 14 at the time of her capture, is the only remaining ...

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60-Year-Old Woman Dies In Cake-Eating Contest

A woman died while taking part in a cake-eating competition to celebrate Australia Day, local media reported Monday. Paramedics were called to a pub in the state of Queensland on Sunday afternoon after a woman was involved in a “medical incident”. Public broadcaster ABC reported the 60-year-old had a seizure after she “shovelled a lamington into her mouth”. Lamingtons, a traditional Australian ...

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Mother Faces Murder Charge As Baby Dies In Washing Machine

A newborn baby has been found dead in a washing machine. The mother is facing a murder investigation after the newborn baby was found dead. Hairdresser Nadezhda Z, 31, gave birth to her fourth child prematurely during the night, Russian authorities said in an official report. Her husband Denis called the ambulance in the morning after seeing his wife covered ...

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IPPIS: We’ll Stop Work If Our Members Salaries Are Stopped ― ASUU President

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accused some elements within and outside the government of trying to sabotage its efforts at resolving the impasse over the enrolment of its members on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS. ASUU also threatened to stop work if their members salaries are stopped. Speaking in a chat with Vanguard on ...

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Nigeria Not In Deep Rot, Buhari Replies Danjuma

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has dismissed the claim by a former Minister of Defence, Gen. T.Y. Danjuma (retd.), that Nigeria under his watch is in deep rot. Danjuma had, at a recent event in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, scored Buhari low in governance and anti-corruption war, claiming that Nigeria under the retired general’s watch “is in ...

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Buhari Orders Deployment Of Fighter Jets Against Bandits In Niger

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has ordered the deployment of fighter jets against kidnappers, bandits and cattle rustlers said to be terrorising communities in Niger State. The communities are situated around the Dogon Gona forest, which serves as a hideout for the attackers. The forest stretches from Niger through Kaduna to Zamfara states, according to a State House ...

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Imo: Catholic Bishops Condemn Manipulative Predictions

The  Catholic Bishops Conference of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, weekend, rose from their first plenary meeting for the year in Owerri, condemning what they called “manipulative predictions” and warning against unfounded rumours. The position of the bishops was made public in a pastoral statement, captioned “Trusting in God in these trying times,” signed by the President and Secretary of Conference, Archbishop ...

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Leah Sharibu’s Family Speaks On Her Reported Baby Boy

The family of Christian teenage schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in 2018, Leah Sharibu, has described reports that she had a baby boy in captivity as a rumour. A senior lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Dr. Gloria Puldu, who speaks for the family, also told Sunday Punch on Saturday that all they wanted was ...

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Ndigbo United Forum To Protest EEDC’s Exploitation Of South-East Consumers 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Ndigbo United Forum, a scio-political organization, is to embark on a regional protest in the South-East zone to kick against estimated billings and all forms of exploitative tendencies in electricity distribution in the geo-political zone. The protest which is expected to commence Monday, 27th January 2020, will hold simultaneously across the five states of the South-East region ...

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