Man stabs friend in eye over a bottle of beer

Man stabs friend in eye over a bottle of beer

A 21-year-old man, Abiodun Ayo, who allegedly stabbed his friend, Alaba Akinleye, in the eye over a bottle of beer, was on Tuesday charged before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State. Ayo, whose address is unknown, is facing a charge of assault. The Prosecutor, Insp. Akpan Ikem, told the court that the accused committed […] ...
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As election enters critical stage, WHO set to elect its first African DG

As election enters critical stage, WHO set to elect its first African DG

The World Health Organisation is electing its new leader today (Tuesday), with the race narrowed to two finalists who have vowed to shake up the fiercely criticised agency. After one round of voting, WHO member states eliminated a former Pakistani health minis...
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Please adjourn, so I can write exams, Peace Corps commandant begs judge

Please adjourn, so I can write exams, Peace Corps commandant begs judge

The absence of Dickson Akoh, National Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria Ambassador, on Tuesday stalled his trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja, as he begged the court to adjourn his case. He requested for the adjournment to enable him sit for examination. ...
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Customs uncovers another container-load of arms in Lagos port

Customs uncovers another container-load of arms in Lagos port

The Nigerian Customs on Tuesday uncovered another container-load of arms and ammunition at the Ports and Cargo Terminal of the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos. Tuesday’s discovery comes months after 661 pump action rifles were discovered by Customs offici...
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Tunisians mourn protestor as tensions mount

Tunisians mourn protestor as tensions mount

Thousands attended the funeral Tuesday of a protester killed during clashes in southern Tunisia as officials warned tensions could escalate amid demonstrations over social and labour issues. ...
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Electricity: FG targets 10 gigawatts operational capacity by 2020

Electricity: FG targets 10 gigawatts operational capacity by 2020

The Federal Government plans to achieve 10 Gigawatts of electricity operational capacity by the year 2020. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Dr Udoma Udo Udoma, said this in a keynote address at the second Kano Economic and Investment Summit in Kan...
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Oil rebels attack pipeline in the Niger Delta

Oil rebels attack pipeline in the Niger Delta

by Omoleye Omoruyi Oil rebels have attacked a gas pipeline in the Niger Delta, which might break the ongoing negotiations between... Read » Oil rebels attack pipeline in the Niger Delta on YNaija ...
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‘James Bond’ Actor, Sir Roger Moore, Is Dead

‘James Bond’ Actor, Sir Roger Moore, Is Dead

Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and A View to a Kill. Sir Roger’s family confirmed the news on Twitter, saying h...
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Buhari’s administration improved operational capacity of Army – Buratai

Buhari’s administration improved operational capacity of Army – Buratai

by Azeez Adeniyi The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai on Tuesday said under the administration of President... Read » Buhari’s administration improved operational capacity of Army – Buratai on YNaija ...
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Oyo govt selects 1404 centres for maternal, child health week

Oyo govt selects 1404 centres for maternal, child health week

The Oyo State Government has announced on Tuesday that 1404 health facilities across the state have been selected to participate in the state’s Maternal, Newborn and Child health week that is billed to hold between May [...] The post Oyo govt selects 1404 c...
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