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Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete ‘has no money’, his lawyer says

Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete ‘has no money’, his lawyer says

The sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius has heard that the South African athlete has no money left, as both sides’ final arguments were made. 00    Read More »

Nigeria and Boko Haram ‘agree ceasefire and girls’ release’

Nigeria and Boko Haram ‘agree ceasefire and girls’ release’

Nigeria’s military says it has agreed a truce with Islamist militants Boko Haram – and that the schoolgirls the group has abducted will be released. 00    Read More »

Arthur Wharton: the world’s first black professional footballer

Arthur Wharton: the world’s first black professional footballer

(BBC) – A 16ft statue of the world’s first black professional footballer will be unveiled at the FA’s national football centre in Burton on Thursday. 00    Read More »

Shaibu Amodu to replace Stephen Keshi as Nigeria coach

Shaibu Amodu to replace Stephen Keshi as Nigeria coach

Shaibu Amodu is to replace Stephen Keshi as Nigeria coach, the country’s football federation has revealed. 00    Read More »

Rivers APC Berates PDP for Disgracing State in Abuja

Rivers APC Berates PDP for Disgracing State in Abuja

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has come down hard on the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for disgracing the State in the Federal Capital, Abuja. Rivers APC made the condemnation while reacting to the unruly behaviour of Rivers State PDP leaders who engaged in a show of shame at ... Read More »

Maybe We Need a Malala in Rivers State – Princewill

Maybe We Need a Malala in Rivers State – Princewill

By Wabiye Idoniboye-Obu “As the 2015 elections draw closer, statements, actions and decisions become more influential in moulding the future of our dear State, the incident at the Legacy House in Abuja yesterday is not just condemnable but an embarrassment to Nigeria’s democracy, the PDP and the good people of Rivers State”, Prince Tonye Princewill said in a statement today. ... Read More »

Buhari Visits Fashola, Seeks Support for 2015 Presidential Bid

Buhari Visits Fashola, Seeks Support for 2015 Presidential Bid

The former Head of State, Major-General Mahammadu Buhari (retd), Sunday, paid a visit to Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State to deliver a special invitation to the formal declaration of his intention to contest the nation’s 2015 Presidential Election. 00    Read More »

Ebola: Some Liberian health workers defy strike call

Ebola: Some Liberian health workers defy strike call

Some health workers in Liberia have turned up for work, defying calls for a strike amid the Ebola outbreak. 00    Read More »

Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend’s death

Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend’s death

(Reuters) – Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius arrived at the Pretoria High Court on Monday for a sentencing hearing that will determine whether he serves jail time for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, or walks out a free man. 00    Read More »

Bomb hits Somali police car day after deadly cafe attack

Bomb hits Somali police car day after deadly cafe attack

(Reuters) – A bomb tore through a senior policeman’s car in Somalia’s capital on Monday, a day after suspected Islamist militants shelled an area where the president was due to speak and attacked a city center cafe, witnesses and officials said. 00    Read More »

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