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UK: Nigerian Hunger-Striking Deportee Muaza’s Plane Forced Back to London

UK: Nigerian Hunger-Striking Deportee Muaza’s Plane Forced Back to London

Dec. 1, 2013 Home Office officials were refusing to comment on Saturday evening on an apparently botched effort to deport a seriously ill man from Britain by private plane. A jet chartered by the government was forced to return to the UK with Nigerian Ifa Muaza and immigration officials still on board, after a 20-hour flight that [...]

December 1, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 0

Economic stumbles mar Ghana president’s first year .

Economic stumbles mar Ghana president’s first year .

by Chris STEIN . Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama charmed voters last year with his common touch, but 12 months on some are questioning if he has the skills to manage the country’s growing economy. Twelve months after Mahama, 55, won the disputed election, Ghana’s deficit is bigger, the cost of living is higher and [...]

December 1, 2013 Reporters365 Feature, Top News 0

INEC declares Obiano winner of Anambra governorship election.

INEC declares Obiano winner of Anambra governorship election.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared Chief Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) winner of the governorship election in Anambra. This followed the completion of the supplementary election in the state on Saturday in areas where it did not hold on Nov. 16. Declaring the result, the Chief Returning [...]

December 1, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 0

Deji of Akure is dead aged 63.

Deji of Akure is dead aged 63.

Ondo State , South West Nigeria is in mourning as the Deji of Akure of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida joins his ancestors. The monarch presides over the entire Akureland which is the Ondo State capital . The monarch reportedly died around 4am. A first class paramount ruler, he ascended the throne of his fathers about [...]

December 1, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 0

‘I have no anointed candidate’ – Buhari

‘I have no anointed candidate’ – Buhari

A former military Head of State, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he has no anointed candidate for any political position in the country. Buhari, a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), said this on Saturday in Kano at a sensitisation workshop, organised by the Kano APC Forum for Peace and Equity. The [...]

November 30, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 0

Nigeria’s Boko Haram kills 24 in two separate attacks: eyewitnesses

Nigeria’s Boko Haram kills 24 in two separate attacks: eyewitnesses

Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 24 people in two separate attacks in northern Nigeria, eyewitnesses said on Saturday, just as the military vowed to ramp up security over Christmas. Seven fishermen were ambushed and killed in the first attack in Baga, a fishing community on Lake Chad in Borno state, one of three in the [...]

November 30, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 0

Academic activities to resume at UNN, ESUT on Dec. 2, say Registrars

Academic activities to resume at UNN, ESUT on Dec. 2, say Registrars

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), and the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), said their academic activities would resume on Monday, Dec. 2. They made the announcement in separate statements issued in Nsukka and Enugu on Saturday. The Registrar of the UNN, Mr Anthony Okonta, in the statement, stressed that “normal academic [...]

November 30, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 2

Voters’ apathy trails Anambra supplementary election in Onitsha

Voters’ apathy trails Anambra supplementary election in Onitsha

Voters apathy on Saturday trailed the on-going Anambra supplementary election in some parts of Onitsha metropolis, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A NAN correspondent who monitored the exercise in polling units in Ward 6 in Onitsha South Local Government Area and a polling unit in Ward 9 in Onitsha North, reported that INEC [...]

November 30, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 0

Rights group urges Boko Haram to stop attacking civilians

Rights group urges Boko Haram to stop attacking civilians

Human Rights Watch on Friday called for Boko Haram to stop targeting ordinary Nigerians, claiming the banned Islamist group had abducted scores of women and girls and used children as young as 12 in fighting. The organisation also called on the Nigerian government to investigate the forced disappearances of hundreds of men and boys at the hands [...]

November 29, 2013 Reporters365 Top News 2

Suspected Hezbollah members cleared of Nigeria terror charges

Suspected Hezbollah members cleared of Nigeria terror charges

  Three Lebanese nationals suspected of being Hezbollah members were cleared of terrorism charges in Nigeria on Friday but one of the accused was convicted of a weapons offence and jailed for life. Mustapha Fawaz, Abdallah Thahini and Talal Ahmad Roda were arrested in May after the discovery of an arms cache in a residence in the [...]

November 29, 2013 Reporters365 Highlight, Top News 0