Spotlighting Africans At Home and Abroad

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itsejuwa Esanjumi Sagay told President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, that the cabals in Aso Rock are the problem of his administration.
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Suspected reprisal attacks between herdsmen and farmers killed at least 14 people in central Nigeria, police said on Wednesday, the latest violence of an escalating conflict.
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Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been making tremendous progress in the on going clearance operations nicknamed Operation DEEP PUNCH II. 
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Nigeria set up a final date with host Morocco after Gabriel Okechukwu's first half strike handed them victory against resilient Sudan on Wednesday in Marrakech.
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This is the moment Pastor Alph Lukau, founder and General Overseer of Alleluia Ministries International, a South African based church, makes a presidential-style entrance to church.
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Cameroonian forces have crossed into neighbouring Nigeria, where thousands of people have fled from Cameroon's restive anglophone regions, local sources and state officials said on Wednesday.
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A man in China lost sensation from the waist down after playing video games continuously for some 20 hours at an internet cafe last week.
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The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on Wednesday condemned voter intimidation by some individuals who were forcibly demanding voter registration slips or details thereof such as serial numbers from registrants.
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About a week after former President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote an explosive letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, his touted Coalition Movement has been launched in Abuja.
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Kenya's interior minister said Wednesday that opposition leader Raila Odinga's mock inauguration as "people's president" was an effort to overthrow the government, with media outlets shut down for their complicity in the event.
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A sleazy landlord in Wales was caught on hidden camera offering a woman rent for free in return for sexual favours.
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In its determined efforts of making Sambisa forest habitable and also a training ground, the Nigerian Army is following up its ongoing clearance operations with road construction into main heartland of the forest and adjoining towns. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday night, outlining his vision for the next 12 months and highlighting the successes he claimed his administration had produced in its first year.
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Liberian President George Weah said Monday he would seek to remove a "racist" clause in the country's constitution that restricts citizenship to black people, and pledged to take a pay cut in a dire economy.
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The Nigerian Army has killed a famous spiritual leader for wanted armed militia in Benue State while planning to carry out a new attack.
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The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakr CFR, mni, makes this press release in response to the recent campaign of venom, hatred, calumny and unimaginable malice that smacks of intolerance and political brigandage by Reverend Musa Asake, the Secretary-General of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in response to the advice of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI).
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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga held a mock inauguration Tuesday in front of tens of thousands of supporters, as the government sparked outrage by shutting down key media broadcasters covering the event.
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The mother of popular Nigerian rapper, Olamide Adedeji a.k.a Baddo, died on Tuesday, the same day his son his celebrating his birthday, just a little over two years after his father died.
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Stephanie Otobo, the Canadian singer who alleged she had a romantic affair with Apostle Johnson Suleman, founder of Omega Fire Ministries, says she was not forced or paid to refute her earlier allegations against the man of God.
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South African based Nigerian prophet and General Overseer of Freedom For All Nations Outreach, Samuel Akinbodunse, says if President Muhammadu Buhari “makes a mistake to seek re-election, before the vote he will die.”
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A Nigerian man, Obi Okeke, has reportedly bought Arnold Schwarzenegger’ Bugatti Veyron for about $2.5 million (about N900 million).
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A 71-year-old Nigerian man on an Emirates flight to Chicago says the flight crew punched him, and then bound him and taped his mouth shut for eight hours on his trip to reunite with his family.
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Mark Salling, one of the stars of the Fox musical comedy "Glee," has died at age 35.
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, struck out the breach of fundamental human rights suit filed by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs Patience Jonathan.
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A few days after Apostle Johnson Suleman released a video of Miss Stephanie Otobo apologising to him and saying she was hired by unnamed politicians to unhinge the preacher with a sex scandal, a newly released video has surfaced to show the confession was scripted by Apostle Suleman and his handlers.
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Violence has reportedly erupted between thugs said to be loyal to Governor Umar Ganduje and those loyal to former governor and representative of Kano Central senatorial district, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday arrived back in Abuja after his participation at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Ethiopia.
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A self-acclaimed pastor, identified as Raphael Obi, has admitted sucking the breasts of women to deliver them from what he called the evil spirit tormenting them.
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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday changed his status on Twitter to ‘President of Republic of Kenya’ just a few minutes after he was sworn-in as the people’s president at Uhuru Park, Nairobi.
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A 45-year-old pastor, Olusola Opoola, on Tuesday told a Grade ‘C’ Customary Court at Inanlende, Ibadan that he married a second wife after his wife, Adeola, persistently denied him sex.
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A pregnant woman collapsed after being slapped by a Naval personnel in Lagos.
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The world’s oldest man has died just over a month after celebrating his 113th birthday. Francisco Nunez Olivera passed away at around 10.30 last night at his home in the village of Bienvenida in Badajoz, south-west Spain.
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Leicester has sent Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa back to CSKA Moscow on loan until the end of the season.
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Miracle is turning out to be quite the charmer in the House. In an interesting turn of events this morning, Miracle and Nina shared a rather intimate kiss in the Shower together.
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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga held a mock inauguration Tuesday in front of thousands of supporters, as the government sparked outrage by shutting down key media broadcasters covering the event.

Monday, January 29, 2018

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The Peoples Democratic Party has described the reported naming of President Muhammadu Buhari as African Union anti-corruption champion as laughable, and derisory.
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Nigerian singers Davido, Wizkid and South African comedian Trevor Noah make the list of the most followed Africans on the social networks Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, a report has said.
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The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the US would come under much tougher scrutiny than in the past.
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Amnesty International says clashes between farmers and herdsmen have resulted in at least 168 deaths in 2018 alone.
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A long-necked dinosaur unearthed in Egypt has yielded the first evidence of contact between African and European dinosaurs shortly before the creatures disappeared for good about 66 million years ago, scientists said Monday.
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The president of the anglophone separatist movement in Cameroon, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, was extradited to Yaounde on Monday after being detained in Nigeria, the government said.
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In preparation for Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso’s planned visit to Kano earlier scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 30, scores of policemen were spotted on the streets of Kano.
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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has anointed his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka, as his preferred governorship candidate.
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A 39-year-old man has divorced his legal wife for a sex doll he recently bought from the United States.
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The National Chairman of Fulbe (Fulani) Development Association of Nigeria (FULDAN), Malam Ahmad Usman Bello, has declared that they cannot be defeated by any ethnic group in Nigeria.
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American singer Rihanna on Sunday performed the South African ‘gwara gwara’ dance at the Grammy Awards.
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A parade was conducted at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in honour of former Vice President Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme today after the arrival of his body.
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Alhaji Abubakar Ma’aji, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger says President Muhammadu Buhari remains the only credible choice in the 2019 general elections.
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Chijoke Obi and Chiamaka Obi ‘fully accepted’ Islam today in Imo State after the conversion of their sister.
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Retired athletics legend Usain Bolt is dead serious about pursuing a soccer career but if his performance at  the  Mamelodi Sundowns training session on Monday is anything to go by‚ he has his work cut out for him.

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