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Photos: Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Buratai bags Brazilian highest military honour

The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General TY Buratai, was on Tuesday, 25th April, conferred with the Brazilian Military Order of Merit Award, at Brasilia, Brazil. The Brazilian Military Order of Merit Award, which is the highest military honour, is awarded to those military officers that have distinguished themselves in various military endeavours. Lieutenant General
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How Maritime Fared in Q1

 Eromosele Abiodun writes that the first quarter of this year was quite challenging for stakeholders in the maritime sector A top global accounting and audit firm, Deloitte, recently published a report on the maritime sector highlighting several problems bedeviling the sector. The report amongst others revealed that Terminal Handling Charges (THC), which is the main revenue stream […]
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Removal of PenCom Management Team, Intrigues and Legal Questions

 Iyobosa Uwugiaren highlights the legal implications of the recent removal of PenCom’s management team by the federal government The seeming recent political and ethnic scheming that led to the removal of the Director General of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs. Chinelo Anohu-Amazu by President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to produce huge controversy among critical […]
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Photos: Baby found alive after being dumped in carton and left by the roadside

A Cambodian Facebook user posted video and photos of a baby found in a carton by a roadside by villagers last Thursday, fortunately, the baby survived. More photos after the cut..
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Photo: Long before Oba of Lagos, Jay-Jay Okocha once left someone's hand hanging

A throwback photo of former professional footballer, Jay-Jay Okocha looking on as a man held out his hand has surfaced online Who knows the story behind the photo?
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India bans 22 social media sites

Authorities in India have banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in a disputed region, after videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. The government said that the one-month ban was necessary for public safety because social media was being "misused by anti-national and anti-social elements. It's being felt that continued misuse of
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Slain Nigerian, Chinedu Eze was shot 9 times by a Somalian over cellphone - Nigerian Union in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said its member, Mr Chinedu Eze, allegedly by a Somalian Belleville, Cape Town. It will be recalled that the cellular and electronics vendor was shot dead on April 25 by some unknown gunmen. He is survived by a young daughter, Ijeoma. The Chairman of the union in Cape Town, Mr Mike Ibitoye, who confirmed the incident said that the 35-year-old was shot
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Rapper, Kevin Gates sentenced to 30 Months for gun charge

American rapper, Kevin Gates has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for a weapons charge. According to TMZ, the ‘2 Phones’ rapper on Wednesday pleaded to a felony gun charge after his bail was denied earlier this month, and was sentenced to 30 months in prison. The sentencing comes just a month after the rapper was re-arrested after he was sentenced to 180 days in prison for allegedly
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Photo: Body of newborn baby found dumped in refuse bin near University of Calabar

The body of a newborn baby was found in a carton dumped inside a refuse bin in Calabar, Cross River State capital on Wednesday night. According to eyewitness, Pearl Bassey: "Last night, someone dumped this new born baby inside a dustbin at Etta Agbor layout beside Unical hotel Road. The baby was in the rain throughout last night till this morning. Ladies, if you know that you won't be able to
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T.I. & Tiny are Officially Moving Forward with their Divorce

American rapper T.I. and his wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle-Harris are both officially moving forward with their divorce, despite some speculations that may reconcile. According to E! News, Tiny served the rapper with divorce papers this week, which he responded to by filing his acknowledgement of the service on April 24. The couple were married for […]
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Cambodian actress banned from films for being 'too sexy'

Cambodian actress, Denny Kwan, has been banned from working in the entertainment industry for a year, over her Facebook posts that was deemed too raunchy. The 24-year-old actress who has starred in several movies and music videos was banned by the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts’ disciplinary council for failing to keep a written promise to dress in a less sexy way. In May 2016, she was
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