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Nigerian troops angry after Boko Haram killed 4 in ambush

Nigerian Soldiers fired shots in the air at Maiduguri barracks on Wednesday because they were angry with their commanders about having been made to return at night to the city through an area where Boko Haram is fighting an insurgency, soldiers told Reuters. The shooting came in the wake of an ambush of Niger...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Atletico, Barca set for final day battle after league draws

Atletico Madrid striker, Diego Costa has his eyes on the trophy Atletico Madrid will travel to face Barcelona next weekend with La Liga title on the line after both sides were held to draws on Sunday. Barcelona could only draw 0-0 at Elche but Atletico were held 1-1 at home by Malaga, and so Barca […]...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Ashley Cole quits England after World Cup squad axe

Ashley Cole Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole announced Sunday he was retiring from international football after being told he’d been left out of England manager Roy Hodgson’s squad for the World Cup in Brazil. “I got the call from Roy and agree England team should be about the young players,...

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Posted on May 11, 2014

‘Girls Now Run After Me’

Funsho Arogundade •Zayo Fast rising rapper, Zayo has said that some girls and other fellow students in his school, Tai Solarin University of Education, TASUED, who ignored, insulted and pelted him with sachet water in the past during musical performances, are now showing love and run after him as his fortun...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Dasuki, Military chiefs visit Chibok 23 days after

The National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, in company of service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police on Thursday visited Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state, where 276 girls were captured by Boko Haram gunmen on 14 April. Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Inform...

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Posted on May 9, 2014

Juve wins Serie A after Roma crash at Catania

L-R: Paul Pogba, Carlos Tevez (m) and Andrea Pirlo celebrate during an Europa League match Juventus secured the 2014 Serie A title with three games to spare on Sunday after closest challengers Roma were stunned 4-1 away to relegation-haunted Catania. It is the Turin giants’ 30th official title in Italy&...

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Posted on May 5, 2014

China’s Xi Jinping vows decisive actions after Xinjiang attack

President Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered a crackdown after a stabbing spree and explosion at a railway station in the restive Muslim-majority region of Xinjiang left three people dead and 79 wounded, state media said Thursday. The violence came as Xi was wrapping up what state media character...

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Posted on May 1, 2014

Twitter shares fall after poor user growth report

Twitter shares Wednesday finished at their lowest level since the company’s November Wall Street debut after the company added fewer new users than expected. Shares of the microblogging company sank 8.6 percent to $ 38.97 on the New York Stock Exchange, after earlier falling to $ 37.24. Though still abo...

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Posted on May 1, 2014

India’s biggest loser: unelected after 158 contests

Dr K. Padmarajan Indian shop owner Dr K. Padmarajan doesn’t feel like a loser. In fact, he sees much to celebrate in the 158 times he has stood for public office and failed. Starting out in 1988, he had a point to prove to those who laughed at the ambitions of a man who repaired […]...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2014

South Africa marks 20 years after apartheid

South Africa on Sunday celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first ever all-race, democratic election that ended decades of sanctioned racial oppression under the apartheid system. The day will be marked by street parades, speeches, prayers, music and military salutes and displays. President Jacob Zuma leads...

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Posted on Apr 27, 2014

NECO to conduct ‘another test’ after Common Entrance

Nyesom Wike, Supervising Minister of Education The National Examinations Council (NECO) said it will conduct another test for candidates who pass its Common Entrance Examination to select the best for admission into Federal Government Colleges on merit. The Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, made...

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Posted on Apr 26, 2014

Pictorial Flood Takes Over Lagos After Easter Rain

   Most parts of Lagos, southwestern Nigeria were flooded on Sunday due to the heavy rains that disrupted the Easter celebration. —————————————————————————...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Apr 21, 2014

US city ditches water reservoir after man urinates in it

The US city of Portland, Oregon, is ditching 38 million gallons of drinking water from a reservoir after a teenager was caught on camera urinating into it, officials said Thursday. The water — enough to fill nearly 60 Olympic-size swimming pools, according to reports — will be discarded despite te...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2014

115 schoolgirls still missing after kidnap – principal

•Secondary school girls in northern Nigeria. Photo… Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images Asabe Kwambura, principal of Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State has denied reports from the military that most of the students kidnapped from her school by Islamists were now safe. She said...

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Posted on Apr 17, 2014

Pistorius killed Steenkamp after argument, says prosecutor

Oscar Pistorius argued with his girlfriend shortly before shooting her dead, the prosecution lawyer alleged Monday as his gruelling cross-examination of the sprinter went into a second week. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused the 27-year-old of concocting evidence in his defence against the charge of murdering Ree...

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Posted on Apr 14, 2014

Interview: Wenger relieved after Wigan win

Arsenal coach, Arsène Wenger spoke to the British media after his side beat Wigan 4-2 on penalties in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. A ssummary of what he said as reported on Arsenal website: on his emotions after the game… Relieved because we were under big pressure because I expected a difficult gam...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2014

Head of Rwanda radio disappears after genocide anniversary

The head of a Rwandan Christian radio station has disappeared without a trace after a ceremony commemorating the 1994 genocide, Reporters Without Borders said Wednesday, expressing concern that he may have been abducted. The disappearance of Cassien Ntamuhanga, director of Amazing Grace Christian Radio, comes...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2014

Fani Kayode meets with Jonathan after APC diatribe

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja There were speculations that Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation and lately, a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC may have decided to return to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party following his close door meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday. F...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2014

Leverkusen sack Hyypia after another defeat

Sami Hyypia sacked by Bayer Leverkusen Bayer Leverkusen has sacked coach Sami Hyypia after their 2-1 defeat to strugglers Hamburg left them with just one win in their last 11 games and facing a battle to qualify for next season’s Champions League. The 40-year-old former Liverpool captain, who took on hi...

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Posted on Apr 5, 2014

Security Bolstered At Presidential Villa after Boko Haram Attack

Security has been tightened around the Presidential Villa, following the jailbreak attempt by members of the Boko Haram Islamist sect at the headquarters of the State Security Service (SSS) in Abuja, which resulted in crossfire with Nigerian soldiers. The left axis of the SSS Headquarters, which is adjacent t...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Mar 31, 2014

Why EFCC is after Oronsaye…The NFIA Connection

Facts have emerged on why the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has declared war on Nigeria’s former head of Service, Mr. Stephen Oronsoye. An impeccable source at the Commission who spoke to our correspondent on the grounds of anonymity expressed displeasure over what he described as witch-hunt...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Dec 19, 2013

LASTMA Officer on the Run after Being Caught Taking Bribe

The Lagos State Government is searching for an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) who was caught on camera receiving bribe from a car owner alleged to have committed a traffic offence some days ago. The officer, Michael Ekundayo, was caught on camera soliciting the bribe while si...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Nov 20, 2013

kidnappers abandone abducted Frenchman, 11 months after

A French man, Mr Francis Collon, abducted in Rimi, Katsina State, has been abandoned by his captors eleven months after his abduction. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Collon, an engineer, was working with the firm handling the Katsina Wind Mill Power project, when he was abducted at his residenc...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 17, 2013

Brazil cancels Soccerex convention after protests

Organisers on Tuesday called off the Soccerex global football convention in Rio de Janeiro after the state government withdrew support amid ongoing civil unrest, scuppering a meeting of some 4,000 of the sport’s top decision makers. “It is with great disappointment that we must confirm that the fi...

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Posted on Nov 6, 2013

Cholera Kills Woman 2 Months After Wedding

Cholera claimed another victim on Monday at Yaba area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria, after the victim was reported to have eaten the popular local Igbo salad known as Abasha. The female victim, simply identified as Blessing, died on Monday, barely two months after she got married, at the Military Hospital, Yaba...

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Posted on Nov 5, 2013

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