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  The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, on Sunday confirmed that one hundred and forty five Nigerians were killed in the September 24 stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia. Although Saudi authorities confirmed more than 769 pilgrims from across the world dead, the death toll is believed to be over 1,000 with Iran having the […]

  The Federal Government has deployed officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission to major airports across the country in a bid to check corruption at the various facilities. It specifically stated that it had installed the agency’s CCTV cameras at the airports to help detect corrupt officers.   The Permanent […]

There has been a rash of hacking attacks on U.S. companies over the past two years has prompt insurers to massively increase cyber premiums for some companies, leaving firms that are perceived to be a high risk scrambling for cover. On top of rate hikes, insurers are raising deductibles and in some cases limiting the […]

President Barack Obama said Donald Trump, the classic reality TV character who tapped into something real in the Republican Party is unlikely to end up as president, this was disclosed during an interview on CBS on Sunday night. Opinion polls put Trump at the front of a crowded Republican field seeking the party’s nomination for the […]

The Director, African Department of International Monetary Fund, IMF, Ms Antoinette Sayer, has said that measures put in place by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to restrict access to foreign exchange, forex, needed to be reviewed. she said this in respect tofurther widening of the parallel market margin in  foreign exchange market records  While CBN […]

The national under-20 female football team’s coach, Peter Dedevbo, says the team will resume camping on Sunday ahead of their next game in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. Mr. Dedevbo said in Abuja on Monday that 30 players have already been invited to camp for the game against DR Congo. The team had gone […]

Encomiums were showered on the Namibian rugby team following their 80-6 demolition of Zimbabwe during the weekend, which saw them winning the Africa Cup Division 1A trophy in style. Namibian coach Phil Davies said it was their best performance to date, while Namibia Rugby Union president Bradley Basson said their hard work was paying off. […]

Manchester City set down a marker for the 2015/16 season with a 3-0 whitewash of defending champions, Chelsea, at the Etihad Stadium, leaving Chelsea with a nasty headache in a week that has been full of medical issues for the team. And it could have been worse if not for the heroics of Asmir Begovic, […]

Popular American rapper J. Cole has allegedly called off his own wedding after his fiance had gone ahead to shop for her wedding dress. Cole proposed to his longtime girlfriend and wedding planner Melissa Heholt over five years ago but the uncertainty of the date of their wedding has become a topic on the tabloids for […]

One Direction were the big winners at the Teen Choice Awards – topping eight categories.The British boy band took best male group, tour, single, love song, party song and best summer music group.They were collectively named best male hottie, ahead of Zayn Malik – who quit the band in March.The boys also beat Justin Bieber, […]

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