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recent from 24 Impeachment saga: Nasarawa lawmakers order Chief Judge to set up panel
By Abdullahi Ibrahm The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Wednesday morning ordered the state Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, to set up a seven-man panel to investigate Governor Tanko Al-makura for gross misconduct. It would be recalled that the Assembly members last week commenced an impeachment...
recent from 26 Nyako: End of a Demagogue
By: Funmilola Ajala For Murtala Nyako, there seems to be only one option available at the moment: facing the future – in retrospect – with whatever history has in stock for him. Though, that shouldn’t be regarded as a conclusive statement; as past events have proven, there is always a...
recent from 14 AGN president, Ibinabo set for marriage at 43
The embattled President of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Ibinabo Fiberesima says she has found love and will settle down with her ‘Mr. Right’ in Port Harcourt, Rivers state before the end of the year. She updated her Facebook relationship status on July 10, 2014 to ‘engaged’, leading to rumour that the...

Rebels ‘shoot down two Ukrainian attack jets’

Pro-Russian rebels have shot down two Ukrainian ground attack jets in eastern Ukraine, a Ukrainian military spokesman has said, just days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. “Two Sukhoi Ukrainian fighter jets have been shot down. The fate of the pilots is not known,” spokesman Oleksiy Dmytrashkivsky said on Wednesday, adding that the planes were...

Sierra Leone chief Ebola doctor infected

The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said. Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak. More than 630 people have died of Ebola in the three West African states since the outbreak began in Guinea in February,...

MH17 plane crash: Victims begin journey home from Ukraine

The first planes carrying victims’ bodies from crashed flight MH17 have left Ukraine for the Netherlands, where experts will begin identifying them. The Dutch prime minister will meet the planes in Eindhoven, amid a national day of mourning for the victims. A total of 200 bodies have so far been accounted for from the 298 victims, 193 of whom were Dutch nationals. The...

The informants: Manufacturing terror

On the surface, the scene unfolds without any hint of intrigue. A young Muslim convert named Darren Griffin meets fellow congregants at a local mosque in northwest Ohio. In addition to sharing the same faith as his new friends, they enjoy similar interests: watching sports, playing video games, working out at the local gym, and discussing international affairs. Except the...

Israel pounds Gaza amid renewed truce efforts

Israeli forces have pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip, including the enclave’s sole power plant, as diplomats intensified efforts to end the bloodshed. Palestinian emergency services said that at least six people were killed early on Wednesday during prolonged shelling of the southern town of Khan Yunis and 20 more were wounded, most of them seriously....

Barcelona convince Xavi to stay

Xavi has performed an U-turn and will stay at Barcelona next season after productive talks with coach Luis Enrique and president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Tuesday. The veteran midfielder had in June indicated his preference to leave Camp Nou after failing to receive assurances from new boss Luis Enrique on how much playing time he would receive. But after mulling over offers...

Dunga named new Brazil coach

The 50-year-old succeeds Luiz Felipe Scolari to return for his second stint with the Selecao after a largely successful four years in charge between 2006 and 2010 Brazil’s football federation (CBF) has confirmed the appointment of Dunga as the new Brazil coach. The 1994 World Cup-winning captain returns for what will be his second stint in charge of the Selecao, having...