Monthly Archives: October 2012

France expels Tunisian preacher

France's interior minister Manuel Valls said he would be "uncompromising" on hate speech France has expelled a Tunisian imam accused of spreading anti-Semitic views and denigrating women at his Paris mosque. The French interior ministry said Muhammad Hammami, 77, was guilty of "deliberate, repeated and unacceptable provocations". He was arrested at his home and flown straight to Tunis, although he has lived in France for much of his life

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26,358 ex-militants donate N2,000 each to flood victims

By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—THE 26,358 ex-militants and beneficiaries of the Federal Government Amnesty Programme from the Niger Delta have donated relief materials worth over N52 million to flood victims in Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Cross River states. Amnesty Programme Head of Capacity Building, Mr. Joel Bisina, made this known, yesterday in Benin, while presenting Edo State’s share of the materials on behalf of the Amnesty Office to the state government

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Auto crash: 7 burnt to death on Warri-Agbor highway

By Emma Amaize WARRI—SEVEN persons were burnt to death, yesterday, in an auto crash along Agbor-Abavo-Asaba highway. An eyewitness, Comrade Austin Ozobo, who is the national president of  Ijaw People Development Initiative, IPDI, told Vanguard that the accident occurred at about 3.40 pm, adding that there were four survivors, who were rushed to an undisclosed hospital

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MASSOB: Ojukwu begs police to release wife

By Bartholomew Madukwe ENUGU—The family of Mrs Ifeoma Anita Ojukwu, who was arrested by the Police on account of her involvement in Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has appealed to the Police authorities to release his wife. Briefing newsmen in Enugu, the husband, Mr Obiora Ojukwu, pointed out that his wife had never hidden her desire for the actualisation of the Biafra Republic, noting that her absence had cause a lot of hardship and sleepless nights to him and the entire family members.

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RMAFC describes allegation on Rivers/Bayelsa oil dispute as misleading

Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, has said the allegation that the commission moved five oil communities from Rivers State to Bayelsa State was misleading. Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Elias Mbam, made this known at a news conference in Abuja

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Breaking News: Coach CK Akunnor Sacked from Hearts

Reports reaching JOY Sports reveals that Head Coach of Accra Hearts of Oak CK Akunnor has been sacked after recording three straight defeats out of five games in the Glo premier league.Reports also indicates that either Coach Maxwell Konadu or Coach J E Sarpong will likely take his position to end the first round.More to follow.......

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Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell Get Married

10/31/2012 at 07:20 PM EDT Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell Charley Gallay/Getty Evan Rachel Wood is a married woman! The actress, 25, tied the knot with actor Jamie Bell, 26, on Tuesday, a rep for Wood confirms to PEOPLE. “The bride wore a custom dress by Carolina Herrera,” the …

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SEC commends capital market performance

The Securities and Exchange Commission has commended the Nigerian capital market for its performance in recent times.

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C’ River FDI hits N232bn, proposes N151.37bn for 2013

Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke, said on Thursday that the net worth of Foreign Direct Investment in the state had reached $1.5bn (N232.5bn).

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Dina Lohan’s Neighborhood — Ravaged By Hurricane Sandy

Dina Lohan’s NeighborhoodRavagedBy Hurricane Sandy EXCLUSIVE Karma’s a windy, rainy bitch — just two days after Lindsay Lohan tweeted a message minimizing Hurricane Sandy … the tropical storm ripped through her mother’s Long Island neighborhood, leaving behind a trail of destruction. TMZ has obtained a photo of the havoc Sandy …

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