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Violence Scatter APC Primary Election In Lagos

Violence erupted midway into the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to elect chairmanship candidates for the July 22 council polls in Lagos State on Saturday, ending the event abruptly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some aggrieved party supporters engaged one another in a free-for-all midway into the election, smashing ballot boxes over allegations of imposition ...

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Arsenal Beat Chelsea To Win FA Cup


  Arsenal has won the FA Cup for a record 13th time in a thrilling final by beating 10-man Chelsea. The Gunners had controversially taken the lead in the fifth minute through Alexis Sanchez, but the linesman had his flag up for Aaron Ramsey, who was stood in an offside position. Ramsey did not touch the ball, allowing Sanchez to ...

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Sultan Declares Saturday First Ramadan Fast

  The Sultan of Sokoto,Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Saturday, May 27, as 1st Ramadan, 1438 AH, signifying the commencement of the annual fast by Muslims. The News Agency of Nigeria( NAN) reports that Abubakar announced the sighting of the new moon in Sokoto, on Friday, in a broadcast. Sultan Abubakar says the new moon  was sighted in various ...

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Egypt Coptic Christians Killed In Bus Attack

  Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others, officials say. The bus was travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135km (85 miles) south of Cairo, from Minya province when it came under fire. No group immediately said it was behind the attack. But Islamic ...

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Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Bags Doctor Of Laws Degree From Harvard


    Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg has returned to Harvard University to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree during Harvard’s 366th graduation ceremony. The world’s fifth-richest person, worth $62.3bn (£48.1bn), famously dropped out of Harvard after launching the global social-networking website. Mr Zuckerberg called on students to create a new sense of purpose in an attempt to create jobs. ...

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Melaye’s N50K Book, A Cut And Paste Newspaper Articles- Sowore

    Omoyele  Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Dino Melaye’s N50,000 book is cut and paste of newspaper article TheCable reports. Speaking at the launch of Sahara Reporters’ civic media lab in Lagos on Thursday, Sowore said this launch is unlike the red ribbon tape being paraded in Abuja, making specific reference to Melaye, senator representing Kogi west at ...

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FG Releases 2017 National Common Entrance Examination

  The Federal Government has released the result of the just concluded 2017 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity schools. A statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja said the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, gave approval to the National Examination Council (NECO) to release the result to the public. A ...

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Sultan Urges Muslims To Watch Out For New Moon

  The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has urged Muslims across the country to look for the new moon of Ramadan tomorrow (Friday). The Director of Administration of the NSCIA, Ustaz Isa Christian Okonkwo in a statement on Thursday in Abuja quoted the Sultan as felicitating ...

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