Muslim professor acquires PhD in Christian studies from the University of Ilorin

MUSLIM academic Professor Rasheed Jimoh-Ijaodola has bagged a doctorate degree in Christian Studies from the University of Ilorin in the first such case in Nigeria which commentators are saying should combat the growing threat of religious intolerance.

 

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Aviation fuel scarcity leads to several flight delays and cancellations at Lagos airport

PASSENGERS at Nigeria's Murtala Mohammed airport in Lagos have suffered severe delays and cancellations over the last 24 hours as airlines complain of a shortage of aviation fuel that has affected their operations.

 

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Goodluck asks Metuh to pay N1m in travel costs if he wants him to appear as court witness

FORMER president Dr Goodluck Jonathan has asked the Abuja Federal High Court to set aside the subpoena ordering him to appear in person as a witness for ex-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) publicity secretary Chief Olisa Metuh and if not he be paid a sum of N1m ($2,761) as travel costs.

 

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Rohr names squad of 24 for Algeria and Argentina games with Francis Uzoho topping list of fresh faces

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr had named a 24-man squad to prosecute the forthcoming matches against Algeria and Argentina on November 10 and 14 that includes a few new faces including teenage goalkeeping sensation Francis Uzoho.

 

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Aviation industry experts worry about possible Middle East investment in Nigeria's airports

EYEBROWS are being raised about the potential influx of investment into Nigeria's aviation industry from the Middle East after several Arab investors indicated an interest in taking stakes in several of the country's airports.

 

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Lionel Messi and his team mates insisted Argentina's FA play a friendly match against Nigeria

ARGENTINE skipper Lionel Messi and his team mates were the ones who pushed their football association to ensure that it went ahead with the friendly game against Nigeria on November 14.

 

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Federal government agrees to pay victims of Biafran war N66bn in out-of-court settlement

NIGERIA'S federal government has agreed to pay a total of N88bn ($242.3m) to Ndigbo as compensation for the losses they suffered during the civil war which led to the loss of about 2m lives.

 

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Buhari sacks secretary to the federal government Babachir Lawal and replaces him with Mustapha

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sacked secretary to the federal government Babachir Lawal and replaced him with Boss Mustapha after reading the report into impropriety regarding his conduct while in office.

 

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Angry mob beats Ibori into a stupor in Warri for burgling a shop before handing him over to the police

AN irate mob beat up a 22-year suspected thief named Jeffry Ibori nearly killing him in Warri the commercial hub of Delta State after he burgled a shop along the Cinema Site link road in Okumagba Layout.

 

Apparently, the suspected thief was caught by one of the traders who had been monitoring him following missing items in his shop and that of his neighbours. After spotting Mr Ibori, the trader raised the alarm, which attracted his neighbours and other passers-bys.

 

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Isis threatens to disrupt Nigeria vs Argentina friendly match in Russia on November 14

TERRORIST network Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) has threatened to disrupt Nigeria's forthcoming friendly game with Argentina due to take place in Russia on November 14 publishing pictures insinuating that it will set off bombs at the event.

 

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