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'Lay down your arms' Pope Francis says as he opens 'Holy Door' in Bangui, Central African Republic

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Pope Francis, who arrived conflict-ridden Central African Republic on Sunday, November 29, on his final leg of a three-nation African tour, has urged the warring factions to lay down their weapons.

    "To all those who make unjust use of the weapons of this world, I make this appeal: lay down these instruments of death!"

See photos: Man builds a plane using tutorial videos & aircraft manuals

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An Ethiopian man, Asmelash Zeferu has built a plane with tutorial videos on YouTube. 35-year-old Zeferu's childhood dream was to become a pilot but he was rejected by the Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy and since he couldn't realize his dream, he decided to build a plane.

See new photos of Majek Fashek looking really cool at an event in Lagos last night

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Majek Fashek is a Nigerian music icon and one of the finest regae stars of all time... Majek who recently had a stint in rehab home located in Abuja stepped out at Tyme Out with Tee A concert last night in Lagos looking better than ever! See more of his photos below;

BASKETBALL: Kobe Bryant announces retirement from basketball at age 37

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One of the most talented basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers an

Check out photos from video shoot of the hit song "Whatsup" by Calebin

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The long anticipated video by Calebin for his hit song "Whatsup" has been shot and would soon be released. The video was shot at a choice location in Helsinki, Finland. Check out the photos below from the video footage....

T.B. Joshua to be arraigned tomorrow over death of 116 persons in church building collapse

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Pastor T.B Joshua along with some engineers will be arraigned tomorrow November 30th before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the death of 116 people in the Synagogue Church of all Nations building collapse which occurred in September 2014.

Joshua and his engineers are expected to be arraigned before Justice Lawal Akapo according to a statement by the Deputy Director, Public Affairs of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Bola Akingbade.

How N65bn Abacha loot was spent – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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Former Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told the World Bank that about $500 million (N65bn) recovered from the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha in Switzerland was spent in the 2004 and 2005 budgets on roads, electricity, education, water and health across all six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

This was contained in the documents the World Bank sent to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, following enquiries made by SERAP on how the money, tagged Abacha loot was spent.

Man, 54, in Police net over alleged fraud

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Police in Lagos State have arrested a 54-year-old man alleged to be an expert in swindling unsuspecting members of the public by selling fake mobile phones as genuine ones to them.

According to Vanguard report, the suspect identified as Michael Bisa, was weekend arrested along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at about 5: 50 pm, when the policemen attached to Rapid Response Squad, RRS, on patrol, suspected his movements on sighting him. Confessing to the crime, the suspect, who is a native of Delta State, said poverty led him into the act of duping innocent people.

N7bn Kano hospital ready in 2016 —Dangote

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Chief Executive of the Dangote Foundation, Ms Halima Dangote, has said that the ongoing construction of a multi-billion naira state-of-the-art Operating Theatre and Diagnostic Centre  at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano will be completed next year.

Ms Dangote, who disclosed this when her team visited the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, weekend, said the Operating Theatre and Diagnostic Centre will cost the Foundation N7 billion.

Boko Haram kills 7 people including a soldier in fresh Borno attacks

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In two separate Boko Haram attacks, seven people including a soldier, were killed in both Bam and Gajigana villages of Biu and Magumeri Local Government Areas of Borno State, while an unspecified number of teenage girls were abducted in Bam Village. Several more people were injured in Gajigana village after insurgents set ablaze shops and houses without confrontation.

A resident of the area who fled to Miringa town for safety, Mallam Ali Bam, said that the insurgents went to the village at about 3:30 am on the weekend and set the whole village ablaze.

Missing cash: Defence Hqtrs detains Generals, recalls others

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In a bid to recover stolen defence cash running into trillions of Naira, the Defence Headquarters might have started recalling no fewer than 20 Generals said to have been involved in the purchase of arms and ammunition for the country.

Counterfeit nairaCompetent military sources told Vanguard last night that the suspected top military officers were being detained at a military facility in Abuja and would soon be made to face the music for their roles in fleecing the nation.

See photos: Gay Gospel singer threatens to kill himself, says he is tired of unfulfilled promises and broken heart

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A Kenyan gay gospel musician George Barasa popularly known as Joji Baro took to his Facebook page on November 26, to disclose his intention to commit suicide.

Looted fund is being returned through CBN- Femi Adesina

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According to Punch, public funds that have been returned by some past government officials who looted the treasury while in power are currently with the Central Bank of Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari during an interactive session he had with members of the Nigerian community in the Islamic Republic of Iran had previously said that some past government officials who stole public funds had started returning parts of their loot voluntarily.

Pope Francis celebrates Cardinal Arinze as he marks 50 years of episcopal ordination

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The Pope, who was represented by the Papal Nuncio to Nigeria, Archbishop Augustine Kassuja at the Pontifical Mass at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, described Cardinal Arinze as God’s gift to humanity.
During the homily, the Apostolic Nuncio to Central Africa, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, described Cardinal Arinze’s spiritual milestones as an evidence of divine presence in his service to humanity.

He said:

DSS warns citizens of planned Boko Haram attacks in Abuja

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Department of State Security 'Service' (DSS) has warned of impeding terror attacks in Abuja through a memo by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) about possible Boko Haram attacks.

Copies of the letter titled: “Forwarding of Intelligence” which was addressed to the National Presidents of Jaamatu Nasril Islam (JNI), Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the General Manager of the Abuja Markets Management Limited (AMML) were sent to several people in Abuja  Friday night/early Saturday morning.

Photo: Dj Khalid thinks he looks cool... do you think so?

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Lol,,, Dj Khalid thinks he looks cool... do you think so? #YeahBoldHappy

See photos: Tyson Fury is the new heavyweight champion of the world after defeating Wladimir Klitschko

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Englishman Tyson Fury beat Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous points decision on a sensational night in Germany. The 27-year-old shone throughout the WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight title bout in Dusseldorf on Saturday night.
Fury didn't allow Klitschko to settle and the Ukrainian looked rattled, refusing to throw his right hand properly.

Putin orders several sanctions against Turkey

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Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree for sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, days after a Russian warplane was shot down in Turkey. Turkish Presdient Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret over the warplane incident earlier on Saturday, saying:

    "We are truly saddened by this incident," Erdogan said. "We wish it hadn't happened as such, but unfortunately such a thing has happened. I hope that something like this doesn't occur again."

Lol! Gov. Fayose of Ekiti state cuts 'Kpomo' meat

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Lol... Kpomo things hehehehhe

One more pic below;

Shehu Garba denies that Buhari is slashing the salaries and allowances of Ministers

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Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba has denied reports that President Buhari has slashed the salaries of the newly appointed Ministers. There were reports earlier today that President Buhari had tampered with the salaries and allowances of the ministers. Continue to see more of his tweets...

Apple takes over again, named 2015 world's most valuable brand

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Apple has overthrown Google to reclaim its title as the world’s most valuable brand for the year 2015. The company had a great surge in 2015 thanks to the huge success of its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s, beating Google with a growth of over $70 billion. Microsoft came 3rd in the annual rankings made by Millard Brown, with just a little separating them from 4th-ranked IBM.

ALERT!!! Wanted terror suspect Malik Yassin sneaks into Kenya, Police issues alert for his arrest

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Kenyan security agencies are seeking assistance and cooperation in the hunt for Malik Yassin, an Al-Shabaab foreign fighter of British origin who is suspected to have sneaked into the country. Source: Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government, Kenya

See photos of Super Eagles player Jude Ighalo and his wife of 6 years

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Super Eagles player, Jude Ighalo and his beautiful wife Sonia have been married for 6 years and celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary two weeks ago. More photos below;

Buhari’s six months of deceitful change - Fayose

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Read the press statement below...

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the last six months of President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration as that of “deceitful change,” lamenting that the President was destroying the image of Nigeria and its people for cheap international recognition.

Te governor, who also described the claim by the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun that the ministry do not have details of any fund recovered from officials of the immediate past government of Dr Goodluck Jonathan as a vindication of his position that the President was not saying the truth, said Nigerians must ask the President where the so-called looted fund was paid and who made the payments.

Kano Bomb Blast: Boko Haram claims responsibility, share photo of the male suicide bomber

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Boko Haram has released a statement claiming responsibility for the Kano bomb blast that killed 21 Muslims during a procession yesterday November 27th. The terror group also released a photo of the suicide bomber. His picture above. See graphic picture of his body below;

Does President Mohammadu Buhari Have A Conscience? - FFK

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Article by Femi Fani-Kayode

    ''Aside the 105 soldiers killed by Boko Haram, additional 34 soldiers were killed 2 days ago but it wasn't in the news''- Deji Adeyanju. I concur with Mr. Deji Adeyanju. The most heartless and reprehensible thing that our government could have done is to cover-up the fact that 105 of our soldiers were killed by Boko Haram a few days ago. To do such a thing is simply evil.

See photos: Mystery ghost fleet containing 20 dead sailors washes up in Japan

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A fleet of 11 ghost ships containing the rotting remains of at least 20 sailors has washed up on the Japanese coastline, sparking an investigation in the country. The mysterious ships have given rise to numerous conspiracy theories in the country, as authorities battle to discover the identities of the bodies.
Rescuers told Japanese broadcaster NHK that the bodies of 20 sailors were ‘badly decomposed’ and ‘skeleton-like’

See photo: Ice T & Coco welcomes a baby girl

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Ice T & Coco are proud parents to a cute baby girl.... The couple announced the arrival of their first child together, a baby girl called Chanel Nicole with this super cute picture that shows little Chanel with a giant pink bow on her head and swaddled in a hospital blanket. See baby photo below;

SHOCKING: Girl finds out disgusting job Boyfriend does for a living after she got pregnant & he delays wedding her

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It's a shocking story and according to the person who shared it on Facebook, it did happen. Read about it and see if you can learn from it... Read more below;

see photos: Footballer Chichi Igbo Stuns in Men's Outfit

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Cool. More pics below

Wonderful! See photos of 54-year-old Nigerian woman delivers twin baby Boys after Years of Barrenness

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An excited Twitter user, Temi Okomi just shared these beautiful photos of his 54 year old aunty with her bouncing twin baby boys. She and her husband who is even older than 54 years old are based in the UK.

More amazing is the fact that throughout the years of barrenness, her husband solidly stood by her. These are also his first kids ever. What a miracle!

READ: Guy Narrates how angry woman made D'Banj prostrate before her at Enugu Airport

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This story as shared by D-One Ayekooto on his Facebook page earlier on today. Continue below

Appeal court nullifies election of David Mark, orders rerun

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The Appeal Court sitting in Makurdi Benue state has annulled the election of Senator David Mark representing Benue South in the Senate. The Appeal court in its judgment this morning ordered the rerun of the election within 90 days

Jose Mourinho blasts Drogba for saying Chelsea team lacks leaders

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Jose Mourinho might have gone too far in blasting a Chelsea legend and fan favorite especially now he needs the fans by his side in the worst era of his managerial career. One of Chelsea's greatest striker ever, Drogba at the launch of new book, Commitment, gave an interview to Mirror Sport in which he claimed the new generation needed to show more leadership qualities during the club’s crisis.

Tonto Dikeh’s Hubby, Churchill attacked by Hhoodlums in Ghana

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Olakunle Churchill, the husband of star actress, Tonto Dikeh was attacked by hoodlums few days ago in Ghana while with a friend who had just returned from the United States of America.
According to a friend, the duo was saved by the sheer grace of God. Churchill had just picked up his business partner cum friend from the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana, when his car was blocked by a group of young men who immediately brought out harmful weapons to attack them. They had first pretended to be allies but when things got out of hand, security men who were
guarding the environs at that moment were called. They reacted swiftly and Churchill and his friend were driven home safely.

Too much money! Guests at Don Jazzy's Birthday Party Receive N120k Each as Birthday Souvenirs

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Mavin boss, Don Jazzy a.k.a Don Dorobucci yesterday turned 33 and had a star studded party last night to celebrate. See what went down, guys.  Everyone who came to Don Jazzy's birthday party went home with at least $600 = N120,000 as birthday souvenirs!! And there were at least 30 guests present.

Hmmmm! 3, 500 male sex workers, mostly married, discovered in Abuja - NACA

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The Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Professor John Idoko today disclosed that it recently discovered about 3,500 male sex workers within the Abuja city centre, most of whom were married men. Idoko made the disclosure while speaking at the agency's maiden lecture in Abuja. He said a study carried out by the agency indicated that over 60 per cent of the male sex workers are married raising the concern of spouse HIV transmission. He added that the findings by the agency also indicated that a high proportion of married women in Cross River and Benue had other sexual partners within the last six months.

Technology company reveal way to bring back the dead?

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A technology company says it's working on a project which would allow a human's consciousness to be transferred to an artificial body after their death.
In what sounds like a plot from a science fiction blockbuster, tech company Humai are working on human resurrection through artificial intelligence.

See photos: Model has 6 of her ribs removed to achieve cartoon character look

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Former electrician from Sweden and just 25 years old, Pixee Fox, has spent more than $119,200 (£79,160) on surgical procedures to achieve her desired look. She's had six of her lower ribs removed in a bid to shrink her waist to a record breaking 14 inches. This is unthinkable! See more of her photos below

18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Niger

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Turkey says will not apologise to Russia over jet downing

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu vowed Thursday that Ankara would not apologise to Moscow over the downing of a warplane on the Syrian border. Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier his country had not received any apology from Turkish leaders.

“We don’t need to apologise on an occasion that we are right,” Cavusoglu said.

“But we said on the phone yesterday (Wednesday) that we are sorry,” he added, referring to a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

Northern Lawmakers kicks against birth control, says it is anti-Islam and a direct attack on their religious beliefs

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A member of the lower chamber of the National Assembly, Babatunde Gabriel Kolawole on Tuesday, November 24, moved for the motion titled "Need for the federal government to curb population explosion in Nigeria." Kolawole in his arguement urged the Federal Government to come up with a policy to check the alarming rate of population growth and to educate Nigerians on the importance of family planning through the National Orientation Agency (NOA).

Trigger-happy Police Corporal who killed a man dismissed from service, to be charged for murder

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The Delta state police command has dismissed from its service a trigger-happy police officer, Nelson Ndukwu, who killed a man identified as Amos Nsikak, in Warri, Delta State on Wednesday Nov. 4th. According to eyewitnesses, 28 year old Amos who hails from Akwa Ibom state, was on his way to his residence in the town when he met Nelson. An argument ensued between the men and Nelson immediately opened fire, killing Amos instantly.

See photos: Pope Francis holds mass in Kenya

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Pope Francis held a Holy Mass in Kenya this morning to mark the country's National Day of Prayer and Reflection. He is visiting Kenya as part of his state visit to Africa. Continue to see more photos..

Fuel scarcity: NNPC apologises to Nigerians

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, apologised to Nigerians for the hardship experienced in purchasing petrol, while it also stated that it had entered into a partnership with security agencies in the country to assist in the monitoring of fuel supply across the country.

He said: “We must all make sure that petroleum products get across to Nigerians at the regulated price especially as the yuletide season approaches. We have enough products and we want to plead with the Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTDs) not to be involved in the diversion of petroleum products in order to avoid causing untold hardship to motorists.”

Roli Bode George becomes Acting Chairman of NDLEA

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Roli Bode George, the wife of PDP Chieftain, Bode George has assumed office as the acting Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. Her appointment comes after the former chairman of the anti-drug agency Ahmadu Giade retired from office on Wednesday November 25th after serving the agency for 10 years.

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