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Floating school offers hope in Nigeria’s ‘slum on stilts’
Posted On February 8, 2014 | No Comments

by Robert LESLIE It’s been dubbed the “Venice of Africa” but comparisons between the sprawling Lagos community of Makoko and the historic Italian city begin and end at the water’s edge. Makoko’s makeshift huts rise [...]

Rio protests leave 28 arrested, camaraman injured: officials
Posted On February 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Authorities in Brazil on Friday said 28 demonstrators were arrested during violent protests that left several people injured, including a news cameraman who was in a coma fighting for his life. More than 1,000 protesters [...]

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California leaders want smartphone ‘kill switch’
Posted On February 8, 2014 | No Comments

Californian leaders want to make it compulsory for smartphones or tablets sold in the state to have built-in “kill switches” to counter the rocketing number of thefts of the devices. State senator Mark Leno and [...]

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Nigeria Police arrest officer caught on camera demanding dollar-bribe , may be dismissed.
Posted On February 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Nigerian police officer who was caught on camera demanding bribe in dollars from a US-based Nigerian has been arrested. He has been  identified as Corporal Aniyem Chiyem with police number F/No 374171, and attached [...]

PDP Urges Rivers People To Shun APC Membership Registration Exercise
Posted On February 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State chapter says the membership registration by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State is an exercise that does not have any positive intension for the people of [...]

Religious violence in Nigeria kills eight: locals
Posted On February 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

A Christian family of seven was killed in northern Nigeria on Friday, prompting a revenge attack on Muslims in which one person died, locals told AFP. A group of unknown gunmen in a car and [...]

Rivalries led to top brass sackings: Nigeria president
Posted On January 29, 2014 | No Comments

Poisonous rivalries among Nigeria’s top military brass hindered a fight against Islamic militants, forcing President Goodluck Jonathan to fire the army, navy and air force chiefs two weeks ago, he said. The January 16 sackings, [...]

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Nigeria police arrest online ‘romance scammer’
Posted On February 3, 2014 | No Comments

Nigerian police on Monday said they had arrested a 28-year-old man wanted in connection with the death of an Australian woman and for defrauding her of $90,000 in an online dating scam. The Economic and Financial Crimes [...]

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Floating school offers hope in Nigeria’s ‘slum on stilts’
Posted On February 8, 2014 | No Comments

by Robert LESLIE It’s been dubbed the “Venice of Africa” but comparisons between the sprawling Lagos community of Makoko and the historic Italian city begin and end at the water’s edge. Makoko’s makeshift huts rise [...]

The “Emerging Equatorial Guinea Symposium”: A Key Turning Point in the Country’s Economic Emergence
Posted On February 5, 2014 | No Comments

*For two days, the 800 delegates, among which over 200 international investors, shared their expertise and experience* Yesterday ended the International Symposium for Economic diversification in Equatorial Guinea (http://www.emergingeg.com), putting the country back on the [...]

Sports

Football: Wenger dumbfounded by ‘naive’ Arsenal
Posted On February 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger branded his side “naive” and said that they had conceded goals “in slow-motion” after they crashed 5-1 at Premier League title rivals Liverpool on Saturday. Liverpool scored four goals in the [...]

Football: Liverpool smash Arsenal to stake title claim
Posted On February 8, 2014 | No Comments

Liverpool re-energised their Premier League title challenge with a magnificent 5-1 rout of sorry leaders Arsenal on an afternoon of one-way traffic at Anfield on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers’s rampant side struck four times in the [...]

Health News

TV’s ‘Dr House’ helps solve real-life medical mystery
Posted On February 7, 2014 | No Comments

For a year, the patient suffered from a range of worsening symptoms that left doctors stumped. His heart started failing, his sight and hearing deteriorated, he suffered from acid reflux, swollen lymph nodes and an [...]

Living

NY Fashion Week unveils double-layered sexy look
Posted On February 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Heavy woollen coats unbuttoned to reveal sexy silk and chiffon dresses, New York Fashion Week is indulging women of style with a double-layered look for fall/winter 2014. The city’s finest fashionistas hightailed up and down [...]

Reports

Phoney Thatcher-Reagan tape spooked British spies
Posted On January 3, 2014 | No Comments

A fake tape of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher arguing over the Falklands War had the British secret services scrambling to identify the culprits, archive files released Friday showed. The tape, supposedly a telephone recording of then [...]

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Entertainment

Hard rockers demand $666,000 after Guantanamo claims
Posted On February 8, 2014 | No Comments

A Canadian hard-rock band says it sent the Pentagon a $666,000 bill after a former Guantanamo Bay guard alleged that the US military used their music to torture detainees. Skinny Puppy found out their music [...]