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I will return N400m to show support for Buhari’s anti-corruption war – Olisa Metuh

Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he is ready to return the “contentious” N400m as a sign of support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war. Metuh said this in a statement by his lawyer, Ony...
by Abel Abel on Jun 30, 2016

WILMORE HOME SOLD in One Day – ABOVE LIST PRICE!

WILMORE HOME SOLD in One Day – ABOVE LIST PRICE! List Price – $350,000 | Sales Price – $376,000 **Under Contract in One Day** View a Virtual Tour of this Beautiful Home **Another Savvy Listing UNDER CONTRACT** Sorry you missed...

On weeding the garden, here and there

There’s a lot to be said for growing a garden, especially one as big as mine here at Cathedral Drive Farm in Hope Ness, on the Bruce Peninsula, in Ontario, Canada. It’s like ballet, or any other creative discipline that requires your absolute dev...
by Finding Hope Ness on Jun 19, 2016

Charlotte Real Estate Market Report JUNE 2016

Charlotte Real Estate Market Report JUNE 2016 How’s the Charlotte real estate market?  Well, with the recent news of unemployment being down to 5.1% in the Metro region and the Feds delaying an increase in the rates, it’s a prime time to...

Boko Haram launches radio station

According to a report monitored on the Hausa service of the Voice of America, the Islamist sect, Boko Haram has established an FM radio station. Residents in Tolkomari, which is in the far northern part of Cameroon, have confirmed receiving broadcast...
by Abel Abel on Jun 18, 2016

FirstBank, Zenith, UBA, GTB okay as FX dealers

As banks begin to settle into the dynamics of the flexible foreign exchange regime, which will take effect from Monday, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, is set to name the lead players in the foreign exchange market today. The lead players would be...
by Abel Abel on Jun 17, 2016

US accuses 3 Nigerian reps of soliciting sex from hotel housekeeper, prostitutes in Ohio

The house of representatives has commenced investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against three of its members by the United States (US). Abdulrazak Namdas, spokesman of the house, disclosed in Abuja on Thursday. “We are in re...
by Abel Abel on Jun 17, 2016

Jonathan falls short of $5m Mo Ibrahim Prize despite meeting a key criterion

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has failed to win the prestigious $5 million Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership despite meeting a key criterion. The announcement was made on Thursday that no former African leader met the requir...
by Abel Abel on Jun 17, 2016

Confusion as another acting PDP Chairman arrives Wadata Plaza to take over

Supporters of Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday, stormed the national secretariat of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in solidarity with their candidates, who are both laying claims to the leadership of the party. While the...
by Abel Abel on Jun 16, 2016

New forex regime to kick off at N260/$1

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is suggesting that the new band for the naira, pending the direction of market forces, will be between 260 and 270 to the dollar. Godwin Emefiele, the CBN governor, had said the position of the naira will be driven b...
by Abel Abel on Jun 16, 2016

Malnutrition ‘kills’ 1,219 Nigerian children daily

One in every two child death in Nigeria is from malnutrition, with over 1, 219 children dying daily, the federal ministry of health has said. Osa Isokpunwu, head of nutrition at ministry of health, said this in Kano at a workshop organised by the Uni...
by Abel Abel on Jun 16, 2016

Soldiers ignore ceasefire, invades Ijaw community

Notwithstanding the two-week ceasefire declared by the Federal Government, last Monday, soldiers on Wednesday morning, swooped on Tebijor, also known as Okpelama, an Ijaw community in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area, Delta S...
by Abel Abel on Jun 15, 2016

CBN finally floats the Naira

Nigeria’s central bank said it will allow the naira exchange rate to be market-driven, setting the stage for a devaluation of the currency when the new system comes into effect June 20. The Central Bank of Nigeria will select a group of around 10 p...
by Abel Abel on Jun 15, 2016

“Van Vicker is sleeping with my wife!”, American based doctor cries out

Atlanta, Georgia based Dr. Bartum Kulah has accused handsome and very popular Gollywood/Nollywood actor Van Vicker of having sexual and emotional affair with his wife, Clarice Ford-Kulah, said to be the actor’s manager and business partner. Acc...
by Abel Abel on Jun 15, 2016

Woman arrested for beating husband to a pulp as punishment for farting

A woman in Zimbabwe, has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly beating her husband to a pulp as punishment for farting in bed, iMzanzi reports. The victim, Fikile Nyamane, claimed that while he was asleep, his wife, Nompumelelo, used her e...
by Abel Abel on Jun 15, 2016

“I’ve never slept with Van Vicker”- Married woman replies husband

A married woman accused of sleeping with Van Vicker by her husband has responded to the allegations in a statement released today. If you missed the accusation, read here Read the full statement below… In response to the recent rumors trending on t...
by Abel Abel on Jun 15, 2016

Woman Allegedly Runs Over Her Boyfriend After Finding Out That He’s HIV Positive

Misty Lee Wilke, 43, of Phoenix has been accused of running over her boyfriend after she learned he was HIV positive. The incident was reportedly captured on a neighbor’s security camera, showing the man riding a bicycle in Arizona before a For...
by Abel Abel on Jun 15, 2016

18 lions on trial for man-eating, they face life sentence if convicted

India forest officials “arrested” 18 lions on Monday, including one thought to be a man-eater involved in six deadly attacks near a sanctuary. “We think we have pinpointed the guilty lion, but we are still awaiting the results of nine more anim...
by Abel Abel on Jun 15, 2016

Vote! Cover Wars:The Blackberry Patch!

Vote for“The Blackberry Patch”Authors Shout Cover Wars!Vote here!You can vote once a day (wait 24 hours between votes)Voting ends Sunday June 19 at 8 AM EST Thank you for voting!Visit my new facebook page…https://www.facebook.com/gina.mckn...
by Riding & Writing on Jun 14, 2016

Crazy people commit mass-murder

My heart goes out to the families and friends of the victims of the terrible tragedy in Orlando. I’ve been to the Orlando area a couple of times to visit my sister and her family. I was shocked to hear this horrible event had happened so close to t...
by Finding Hope Ness on Jun 12, 2016


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