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‘I Started Calabar Blog as a Passion but today it’s a brand’-Hope Obeten

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Mr. Hope Obeten, the CEO and Founder of CalabarBlog.Com, a Blog that showcases a digital guide about everything Calabar has revealed that he started his blog as a passion but today has grown to be a brand of its own.

Katy Perry sued over alleged tour injury

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Star singer Katy Perry is being sued by a woman who claims she lost her big toe while working on the singer’s tour in 2014.

Uche Jombo’s marriage reportedly crashes

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Popular Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo who fought off rumours of a marriage crash on social media few months ago, has allegedly divorced her husband, Kenny Rodriguez.

Kogi Police nabs over 30 kidnappers, armed robbery suspects

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No fewer than 30 kidnapping, armed robbery and other offences suspects, terrorising Kogi state have been arrested by the men of the Kogi state command of the Nigeria Police force.

How Bullion van filled with cash went up in flames [READ HERE]

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It was reported that a bullion van loaded with an unspecified amount went up in flames on Tuesday under the Ojota bridge, Lagos.

Strong Reason why Nigerians will vote out APC in 2019 – Wike Reveals

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Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor, has stated that Nigerians will vote out APC in the next general elections.

I am not leaving APC – Andy Uba admits

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Senator Andy Uba, the Senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district, has debunked the rumour of his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to another party.

Tambuwal visits Lamido, reacts to speculations on return to PDP

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Aminu Waziri Tambuwal​, the Sokoto State ​Governor on Tuesday met with former governor of Jigawa, Sule Lamido.

The Blood of Late pensioners are not on my head-Gov. Okorocha Claims

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Rochas Okorocha, the current  Imo State Governor, on Tuesday said the blood of some pensioners who died while waiting for their pension was not on his head.

Residential storey-building collapses in Ojo, Lagos

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A residential building has collapsed at Ilufe Road, near Alaba International market in Ojo area of Lagos.

Full charges against Buratai, Obiano, Ikpeazu, IG, others in US Court revealed over Biafra

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It has being reported that the details of the charges slammed against 16 top Nigerian Government, Army and Police officials before the US District Court for the District of Columbia by legal representatives of 10 pro-Biafra activists, have emerged.

‘Manhood is not measured by age but by maturity’-Akomaye Ugar Reveals

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Akomaye Ugar, a prolific writer, Leadership and personal development consultant, value-powered speaker, and pastor at HoneyStreams Christian Centre International based in Calabar, Nigeria has stated that manhood is not measured by age but by maturity.

Local gun bullets reportedly kills pregnant woman in Delta community

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Shells of a cannon shot during a traditional ceremony has reportedly killed a 26-year-old pregnant woman at Ujevwu community, in Udu Council Area of Delta State.

PSG has agreed €180m deal to sign Mbappe from Monaco

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Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have agreed a deal to sign teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe from Monaco, French media reported on Sunday.

Boko Haram commander, who kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls in 2014, surrenders

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A top commander of the Boko Haram Sect who played a major role in the abduction of over 200 girls of Government Secondary School, Chibok in 2014, Auwal Ismaeela, has surrendered to the military in Borno State.

UTME 120 cut-off mark is embarrassing- ASUUP

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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUUP) has rejected the 120 and 100 cut-off marks set by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board for admission into the universities and polytechnics respectively for the 2017/2018 academic year.

My Dad would be proud of Nnamdi Kanu’s Biafra agitation — Ojukwu Junior says

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Mr. Emeka Ojukwu Jr., a legal practitioner and son of Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, tells Bayo Akinloye of Punch what he knows about Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with Ojukwu and why he disagrees with the President’s statement that Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable

How I overcame poverty to make it in life – Olamide Reveals

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Olamide Adedeji, a Popular Nigerian rapper better known as Badoo Sneh ,has said that he dropped out of school but he was able to make it in life by discovering his talent through dint of hard work.

What Senate will do about hate speech writing Bloggers – Shehu Sani Reveals

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Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, has said that Senate will make relevant laws that will empower law enforcement agencies clampdown on purveyors of hate speech.

Osinbajo performed badly in Buhari’s absence – Junaid Mohammed

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Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic lawmaker, has claimed that Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, performed poorly during the 104 days medical vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari.

SERAP warns Buhari over Nigerian military monitoring social media

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to instruct the military authorities to immediately end any monitoring of activities of Nigerians on the social media, and to ensure that military operations comply with Nigerian Constitution 1999 (as amended) and the country’s obligations under international human rights law.

Nnamdi Kanu’s family dares Nigerian govt. over move to re-arrest the IPOB leader

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The family of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB),Nnamdi Kanu has dared the Federal Government on moves to arrest him.

Senator Dino Melaye confesses he has failed Nigeria

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Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has admitted that he and the political elite have failed Nigeria and her teeming youths.

Anambra guber election: Tony Nwoye defeats Andy Uba, others, wins APC ticket

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Mr. Tony Nwoye has emerged winner of the Anambra State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election.

No godfatherism in APDA – National Chairman Reveals

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The National Chairman of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Malam Shittu Mohammed, says the party has zero tolerance for godfathers, but will give all members a level playing field.

N.5m bounty placed by Peterside for wanted murder suspect

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Dr. Dakuku Peterside, former governorship candidate in the 2015 general election, has pledged the sum of N500,000 reward for any person that can give useful information that will lead to the re-arrest of one Ifeanyi Dike, a wanted murder suspect who escaped from police custody on Saturday.

How Air France left Lagos-bound passengers stranded at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris

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It was sad as passengers flying Air France from France to Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos State, have been left stranded at Charles de Gaulle in Paris.

Why Buhari won’t look back in crushing Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB – Paul Unongo Opens Up

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Dr. Paul Unongo, the Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari’s marching order to security chiefs to crush the Indigenous People Biafra, IPOB, is perfect.

Gbenga Daniel is irrelevant, afraid of shadows – Kashamu replies former Governor

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Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East, has said he does not care if the former Governor of Ogun state, Gbenga Daniel, exists.

3 Youths killed as they clash with Police [SEE PHOTOS]

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At least three persons have been reportedly killed as traders and youths of Ekeukwu market in Owerri, the Imo State capital clashed with security operatives over directives given by the state government on the relocation of the market.

Buhari meets with Fayose, other State Governors at Aso Rock

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with all the 36 State Governors.
A tweet on the Presidency’s official twitter handle says the meeting is holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

9mobile customers in Cross River are getting fed up as network is getting worse

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9mobile customers in Cross River State including Owojela’s Blog team are still grumbling as they are still unable to connect to their relations, business associates and others via the network.

Cyber security, protection of privacy rights a journey, not destination – NCC Boss Reveals

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Professor Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has described the notion of cyber security and protection of privacy rights under the cyber law as a journey and not a destination.

President Buhari signs new agreement on anti-corruption, tax admin..etc

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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed nine international agreements that will strengthen the anti-corruption war, stabilize the economy and improve the security situation in the country.

Kcee drops second studio album "Attention To Detail"

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Nigerian pop star and Five Star Music General, Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo popularly called Kcee has just released his much anticipated second solo studio album titled 'Attention To Detail'.

Nigerian Navy recruitment 2017: The Screening, verification begin Friday [Timetable, requirements]

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The Nigerian Navy will on Friday begin interviews for candidates who were successful in the recruitment aptitude test written on August 12, 2017.

Pastor Adeboye, Redeemers School, British Council sued over certificate [FULL INFO HERE]

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A legal practitioner, Moses Oddiri, has dragged the principal of Redeemers International Secondary School, Mrs. Feyisara Osinupebi, Pastor Ben Akabueze, General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, the British Council and Cambridge IGCSE before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja.

TETFUND boss Reveals Lecturer Fraudsters and others

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It has being repoted that the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Abdullahi Baffa, yesterday disclosed that a high-level fraud involving some academics and staff of his agency had been uncovered.

Governors to Reason with Buhari this Friday over Paris Club refund

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The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday meet with Governors of the 36 states of the federation at the Presidential Villa to discuss the last tranche of the Paris and London Club refunds.

‘FEC meeting should be held every week’ – Presidency

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Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has defended the President’s decision to cancel the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting on Wednesday.

Shell to Commence gas production in Niger Delta

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Anglo-Dutch oil major Royal Dutch Shell has started gas production from the second phase of the Gbaran-Ubie project in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, the company said on Wednesday.

FG may adopt selective minimum wage increase –Osinbajo Reveals

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government may consider increasing workers’ remuneration package, especially bonuses of certain government agencies, instead of increasing wages across board.

2 Feared Dead, 15 injured in Ogun multiple auto crash after staging protest

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At least two persons reportedly died while 15 others were injured in multiple accidents involving three vehicles.

PH Youths protest disappearance of ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike, from police custody

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Some angry youths took to the streets of Eliozu area of Port Harcourt to protest the mysterious disappearance of a suspected ritual killer, Ifeanyi Dike, from police custody.

What South-East Senators Discussed with Nnamdi Kanu [A MUST READ]

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The South East Caucus in the Senate has met with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, members of the secession group over what it termed as the rising tension in the country.

Patoranking is expecting his 1st child [SEE PHOTO]

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Popular Nigerian singer, Patoranking is expecting his first child with a mystery lady. The 'This kind love' singer took to social media on Monday, August 21, 2017, to break the news.

Ayo Olaiya says he almost lost his eye in an accident [FULL DETAILS HERE]

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Nollywood actor, Ayo Olaiya was involved in a ghastly motor accident that nearly took his life back in April.

I never said I will commit suicide if Buhari returns alive – Fayose Claims

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Ayo Fayose, the Ekiti State Governor, has denied ever saying he would commit suicide if President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria arrive.

Olamide at risk of N3million fine, one-year jail term over ‘Wo’ video [SEE WHY HERE]

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Popular Nigeria Rapper, Olamide Adedeji may be at risk of a N3 million fine and one-year jail term for promoting the use of tobacco in his recently released video, ‘Wo’.

10-year-old marriage dissolved over sexu@l satisfaction

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A Mapo Customary Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Monday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage between Iyabo Adedayo and her husband, Babatunde over complains of lack of sexu@l satisfaction and irresponsibility by the wife.