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Headies 2014: Davido, Olamide, Patoranking, Mavins win big, Wizkid missing

Headies 2014: Davido, Olamide, Patoranking, Mavins win big, Wizkid missing

The anticipated Headies 2014 is over with Olamide, Patoranking, Davido winning two awards each. Don Jazzy was credited as the Producer of the year, 2face won the Best R&B single while Sir Victor Uwaifo got the Hall of Fame recognition. The obvious omission on the list of winners is Wizkid. 00    Read More »

Libyan troops clash over oil ports Ras Lanuf and Sidra

Libyan troops clash over oil ports Ras Lanuf and Sidra

Rival Libyan troops have clashed over two of the country’s main oil terminals for a second day, leading to their closure. 00    Read More »

Uganda maid jailed for child assault

Uganda maid jailed for child assault

(BBC) – A Ugandan maid has been sentenced to four years in jail for assaulting a toddler, in a case which sparked national outrage after a video was released. 00    Read More »

Tompolo: Why Norway sold six warships to a Nigerian Ex-Militant?

As you skimmed through Saturday’s headlines, you might have been immediatel startled by the reports saying the Norwegian government had sold a fleet of its decommissioned battleships as well as combat boats to the former Niger-Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo. 00    Read More »

Man to be deported after ruling UK wife’s salary too low

Man to be deported after ruling UK wife’s salary too low

A man faces deportation from the UK after a court ruled his British wife’s salary was not high enough. 00    Read More »

My word is my bond – Atiku

My word is my bond – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Gen. Muhammadu Buhari for emerging victorious in the keenly contested presidential primary election of All Progressives Congress (APC). 00    Read More »

President Jacob Zuma’s son blamed for road death

President Jacob Zuma’s son blamed for road death

(BBC) – A South African inquest has found that President Jacob Zuma’s son was negligent in a car accident which caused the death of a woman. 00    Read More »

2014 Time ‘Person of the Year’ goes to Ebola workers

2014 Time ‘Person of the Year’ goes to Ebola workers

(BBC) – Time magazine has named Ebola healthcare workers in West Africa its ‘Person of the Year’ for 2014. 00    Read More »

Court Finds Obasanjo Guilty of Contempt for Publishing Autobiography

Court Finds Obasanjo Guilty of Contempt for Publishing Autobiography

An Abuja High Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, Wednesday held that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was in contempt of court for flouting its orders restraining him, from among others, publishing his autobiography, My Watch. 00    Read More »

South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Pistorius conviction

South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Pistorius conviction

(Reuters) – South African prosecutors on Wednesday won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide sentence handed down to Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend and will now seek a murder conviction. “I cannot say the prospect of success at the Supreme Court is remote,” said Pretoria High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa in granting the appeal. ... Read More »