Nigeria News

📺⚽ 16/5/2017 ⚽📺

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⚽ Arsenal 2⃣ - 0⃣ Sunderland 📹

⚽ Manchester City 3⃣ - 1⃣ West Brom 📹

⚽ Reading 1⃣ - 0⃣ Fulham 📹

Bonus video: All the goals in the EPL over the weekend📹 …

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Uganda bans Dutch film for 'glorifying homosexuality'

Uganda's censorship board has banned a Dutch film, The Dinner Club, after accusing it of "glorifying homosexuality" the Embassy of The Netherlands in Kampala has said.

The Uganda Media Council described the film as women forming a "Dinner Club which is in reality a sort of brothel", and said the …

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Uganda President Museveni warns against torture use

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has written a letter to his top security chiefs warning against the use of torture.

It follows media reports alleging that several people suspected to be connected to the murder of a senior police officer had been tortured.

Mr Museveni said torture was wrong because it …

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Ivory Coast mutiny: Soldiers agree deal with government

The government offered the mutineers an immediate bonus payment of five million CFA francs (£6500; $8,400) for the 8,400 mutineers and a further two million CFA francs at the end of June.

The former rebels, now embedded in the army, who fought for years to get President Alassane …

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Arrests over murder of South Africa star Mandla Hlatshwayo

South African police say four people have been arrested in connection with the murder of former actor on popular local TV series Generations.

Mandla Hlatshwayo and his friend were shot after confronting a group of men who had robbed women of their mobile phones in a pub in Soweto.

South …

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Senator Adeleke Was Given Overdose Of Banned Drugs

The Chief Medical Director, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Prof Akeem Lasisi, has testified that the late senator representing Osun-West senatorial district, Chief Isiaka Adeleke, died of an overdose of banned injections.

Testifying before a coroner, Mr Olusegun Ayilara, in Osogbo, on Monday, Lasisi, who spoke from …

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Ambode bans VIOs from Lagos roads

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday said the withdrawal of the Vehicles Inspection Officers from all Lagos roads was permanent.

The governor also asked the Federal Road Safety Corps to restrict their operations to highways and stay off state roads.

The governor said VIOs and FRSC …

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Inflation Drops Marginally To 17.24% In April

Nigeria's consumer price index which measures inflation dropped marginally to 17.24 per cent in April from 17.26 per cent in March.

This is the third consecutive month of a decline in the headline CPI rate, exhibiting effects of some easing in already high food and non-food prices, as …

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Nigeria Army Arrests Boko Haram Kingpin, 'Pepper'

Nigerian troops attached to 233 Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade of the Nigerian Army, on Sunday, arrested a Boko Haram kingpin, Abubakar Adamu AKA "Pepper".

He was arrested, with the assistance from local vigilantes around New Prison area of Potiskum. Preliminary investigation, said the statement, revealed that "Pepper" hails from …

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🇮🇳Indian Teen Builds 🌐World's 'Lightest 🛰Satellite'

An Indian teenager has built what is thought could be the world's lightest satellite, which will be put into orbit at a Nasa facility in the US in June.

Newcomer scientist Rifath comes from a small town in Tamil Nadu and now works as lead scientist at Chennai-based Space Kidz …

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Italy's Supervolcano May Be Much Closer to an Eruption

Almost 500 years ago, Italy's Campi Flegrei supervolcano erupted, spewing molten rock and thick plumes of smoke into the atmosphere for eight days straight, and literally forming a new mountain from the chunks of Earth it drew from below.

Now, researchers are warning that this vast, fiery cauldron could be …

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Mars voyage will include one-year layover in moon orbit

THE plan to send humans to Mars includes a one-year layover in orbit around the moon in the late 2020s, Fox News reports. Greg Williams, NASA’s deputy associate administrator for policy and plans at the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, revealed that NASA wants to build a “deep-space …

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George RR Martin🖋 Confirms 5⃣ 'Game of Thrones'⚔ Spin-Offs!

In the blog post titled ‘About these ‘spin-offs’ George RR Martin has made some big reveals and here are the deets. In addition to confirming that there will be five (not four) spin-offs, he said, “Every one of the concepts under discussion is a prequel, rather than a sequel… (and …

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