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Three Indians Bag 15 Years Jail Term for Oil Bunkering

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Balyesa State has convicted three Indian nationals, Sailesh Kumar Singh, (Captain of the vessel), Chadrashekar Sharma and Ajay Bhatiya, the owner of the vessel, MT Akshay, (who is still at large) to fifteen years imprisonment for offenses that borders on oil theft. Th...

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Posted on May 14, 2014

Blast kills three children in Pakistan’s Karachi

A blast killed three boys aged between 10 and 12 at a religious seminary in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, police said. The attack occurred in the impoverished western district of Orangi, which has a militant presence and a history of sectarian violence. “The explosion, which targeted...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 28, 2014

Sunderland thrash Cardiff to move out of bottom three

Wickham’s brace moves Sunderland out of bottom three Sunderland climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 4-0 win at home to 10-man fellow strugglers Cardiff on Sunday Connor Wickham headed north-east side Sunderland, who kicked off bottom of the table, into a 26th-minute lead at the Stad...

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Posted on Apr 28, 2014

Police arrests three kingpins over Mushin clashes

The police has arrested three suspected kingpins whose gang had been terrorising residents in Mushin area of Lagos. The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Ngozi Braide, said the that three members of the gangs were already in police custody. On 21 April, a group of suspected hoodlums invaded eig...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 26, 2014

Emergency Rule Extension And The Fate Of Three Governors

On May 14, 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan declared a six-month state of emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states following incessant attacks  by Boko Haram. After unsuccessful attempts by the military to curtail the insurgency in the three states, the president sought and got the National Assembly’s ...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 24, 2014

Three Bosnian Croats arrested for wartime rape

Three Bosnian Croats, suspected to have raped Serb women at the beginning of the 1992-95 inter-ethnic war in Bosnia, were arrested today, war crime prosecutors said. The suspects, members of the Bosnian Croat armed forces during the war, were arrested in the northeastern region of Odzak, the prosecutor’...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

Mount Everest: Nine dead, three missing in avalanche

Peak of Mount Everest At least nine Nepalese climbing guides have been killed and three others are missing after an avalanche struck Mount Everest early today in one of the deadliest accidents on the world’s highest peak, officials said. “Rescuers have already retrieved four bodies and they are no...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2014

Three-year old baby, three others dead in military helicopter crash in Namibia

Site of the crash Four people including a three-year old boy have died after a military helicopter crashed in north-east Namibia, the defence ministry and military sources said today. The helicopter crashed shortly after take-off early Friday, killing three of the 10 people on board instantly and injuring the...

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Posted on Apr 12, 2014

Three feared dead In PDP Ward Congress

Three persons were feared killed in Ilorin, Kwara State, central Nigeria when supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, fought themselves over alleged imposition of certain candidates as the party’s ward executive members. The state PDP had last week embarked on registration of its members across ...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 8, 2014

Jonathan Declares Three Days of National Mourning for Nelson #Mandela

Nelson Mandela President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has declared three days of national mourning for former South African President, Dr. Nelson Mandela who passed away yesterday. Flags are to be flown at half-mast across Nigeria during the period and President Jonathan urges all Nigerians to unite in solidarity ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Dec 6, 2013

Ikota Youths Protest Killing Of Three School Children

The death of three pupils in an auto-crash along the Lekki – Epe expressway in Lagos on Monday morning led to a protest by youths in the area. Residents nearby as well as touts also known as area boys joined in the protest and blocked the entire expressway, making passage in both directions, impossible. A [...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 18, 2013

Jonathan Seeks Extension Of Emergency Rule in Three North-east States

President, Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has asked the National Assembly to approve another six months of emergency rule in three north-east states worst hit by Boko Haram violence. President Jonathan, in a letter to the lawmakers, said security forces had recorded considerable gains within the first six month...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 6, 2013

A tale of three ministries: Popularity, performance and politics

by Segun Aluko Their relentless commitment to getting the job done, their unquestionable dedication to duty, their creative approach to highly complex issues, and most importantly, the fact that they are all  women. These are among the many reasons the phrase,‘The Bermuda Triangle’ was coined for the Min...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 2, 2013

Tale of Three Ministries​: Popularity​, Performanc​e and Politics

By Olusegun Aluko Their relentless commitment to getting the job done, their unquestionable dedication to duty, their creative approach to highly complex issues, and most importantly, the fact that they are allwomen. These are among the many reasons the phrase ‘The Bermuda Triangle’ was coined for the Min...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 23, 2013

Aluu Four: Court Grants Bail To Paramount Ruler, Three Others

A  Nigerian court in the city of Port Harcourt , Rivers state, southern Nigeria, today granted bail to the Alhaji Hassan Welewa,the paramount ruler of Umuokiri-Aluu and three others out of the 12 suspects standing trial for the murder of the four University of Port Harcourt students in the town. Justice Leta...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Aug-Sept Allocation: FAAC disburse N1.196 trillion to three tiers of govt

by Citizens Platform The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Friday approved and disbursed the sum of N1.196 trillion to the three tiers of government for the months of August and September. The Minister of State for Finance and Chairman of FAAC Dr. Yerima Lawan Ngama, said the committee approve...

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Posted on Oct 11, 2013

Three Feared Dead As Gunmen Attack Banks In Kaduna

No fewer than three people have been feared dead and many others critically injured as armed gunmen attacked two commercial banks and communities in Saminaka, headquarters of Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna state.         Eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the gunmen, over 20 in number, wi...

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Posted on Sep 27, 2013

US Court Sentences Nigerian To Three Year Jail Term Over $11 Fraud

A District Court in Middle Pennsylvania, United States headed by Justice Yvette Kane has sentenced a Nigerian, Emmanuel Ehkator to three years in prison for $ 11m fraud. The Nigerian, who has been trailed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for criminal conspiracy to commit mail and wire fr...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Sep 12, 2013

No Space for New PDP, Says Three PDP State Chapters

While the crisis currently rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues heating up at the national level, a number of state chapters of the party have assured National Chairman Bamanga Tukur and President Goodluck Jonathan that the breakaway faction of the party is unwelcome in their states.  In Kogi...

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Posted on Sep 10, 2013

Afghan Woman MP Released After Three Weeks In Taliban Captivity

A female Afghan parliamentarian held captive by Taliban for three weeks has been released in a prisoner exchange, Taliban and government officials said on Saturday. Fariba Ahmadi Kakar, a member of the Afghan lower house, was kidnapped on August 13 when travelling by car through the restive eastern province o...

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Posted on Sep 7, 2013

African Mediators In Congo Conflict Call For Talks In Three Days

African leaders trying to end an 18-month-old uprising in Congo called on Thursday for stalled talks between the government and eastern rebels to restart within three days. Democratic Republic of Congo’s government and M23 rebels began Ugandan-hosted talks after the rebels briefly seized the city of Gom...

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Posted on Sep 6, 2013

Pastor, Three Others Arrested For Impersonation,Forgery In Kogi

Kogi state police command has arrested a pastor of a new generation church and three others for impersonation, as operatives of Economic and Financial Crime Commission Abuja (EFCC) . They were alleged to have been ordered to investigate the Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Idah. While parading the four susp...

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Posted on Sep 4, 2013

Three Suffer Gunshot Injuries as APC Members Clash in Ekiti

Three members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State on Monday suffered bullet wounds from a clash between alleged loyalists of Governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi and member of the House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele at Iyin-Ekiti, again underlining feelings of rancour in the ruling par...

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Posted on Aug 27, 2013

FEC Domesticates Three UN Conventions, Approves N34.99 Billion Contract

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified and approved three United Nations Conventions for domestication and operation in the country. The conventions are the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons; International Convention against the Taking of Hostages and th...

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Posted on Aug 21, 2013

Samba Queen, Stella Monye To Celebrate Three Decades On Stage

Front-line musician, Stella Monye who is popularly called Samba Queen has disclosed plans to celebrate her 3 decades as a performing artist. The celebration which kicked off in April, with a well-attended event in Lekki, will continue in September 29th at the Coliseum Nite Shift with a concert tagged, The Whi...

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Posted on Aug 19, 2013