Monthly Archives: November 2014

Egypt court drops murder charge against Mubarak

An Egyptian court dismissed on Saturday a murder charge against former president Hosni Mubarak over the deaths of protesters during a 2011 uprising, after a dramatic retrial in which he defended his three-decade rule. The court also acquitted the ex-strongman … Continue reading

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Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen could miss rest of season

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen is to undergo thigh surgery that could rule him out for the remainder of the season. The Belgian has yet to feature for the Catalan giants since his switch from Arsenal in the summer and could … Continue reading

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Boko Haram kills 5 soldiers, 30 hunters in roadside bombing

Yola— No fewer than 35 people, including five military personnel and  local hunters, were said to have been killed by a bomb explosion yesterday morning around Mararaba-Mubi area of Adamawa State. An eyewitness told newsmen in Yola, the state capital, … Continue reading

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PH – Makurdi rail construction stalled as workers abscond

THERE were strong indications, yesterday, that the on-going reconstruction of railway lines linking Port-Harcourt and Makurdi, may have suffered serious set-back, following reports that workers engaged by the construction firm, had absconded. It was learned that the firm was making … Continue reading

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Wife awarded ₦93bn in record divorce

The estranged wife of a London financier was awarded ₦92,723,499,992 -ninety-two billion seven hundred twenty-three million four hundred ninety-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-two (£337 million $530 million, 425 million euros) on Thursday in one of the biggest divorce settlements seen … Continue reading

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Alison-Madueke elected OPEC President

Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Allison Madueke, has been elected as President of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Alison-Madueke was elected President of the organisation, Thursday at the ongoing 166th ordinary meeting of the oil body in Vienna, Austria. … Continue reading

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3 men attempt to force baby out of 8-month pregnant lover’s womb

Dutse—Operatives of Jigawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have apprehended three men for allegedly attempting to pull out the baby from the womb of an eight-month pregnant woman at Gusau quarters in Gumel Local Government. … Continue reading

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