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IGP ‘Arrests’ Wike,Nigeria’s Minister of Education

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Muhammed Abubakar, on Wednesday ‘arrested’ the Minister of State, Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, right inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.
The ‘arrest’ of the minister, whom a fellow cabinet member was overheard hailing as ‘Wicked Wike’ recently, had nothing to do with the tug of war between him and his state governor, Rotimi Amaechi. It was just one of the big men’s banters that always precede such meetings.
Abubakar had arrived the venue ahead of Wike to witness the swearing in of the chairman and members of the re-constituted Police Service Commission. He apparently had an unfinished

FG Orders Free Treatment For Diabetic Children

Abuja – In what would give a new lease of life to children suffering from diabetes, the Federal Government of Nigeria has ordered the Ministry of Health to commence the immediate free treatment of diabetic children in all government owned hospitals across the country.
Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu disclosed this in Abuja Thursday while giving the mid-term report of the achievements of the present administration.
He said henceforth all children suffering from diabetes whose parents are registered with the national health insurance scheme irrespective of their location across the country would enjoy the free service.

Chief MKO Abiola’s Last Interview

Various activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the annulment of the June 12, 1993, general elections in which presidential aspirant, Chief Moshood Abiola, appeared to be leading at the polls, have commenced. Nigerian Telegraph is in possession of the transcript of the last interview granted by the late statesman.


BBC: What is happening in your house? Are you being arrested?
MKO: I am being arrested. I am just going out now with the police (MKO and supporters are singing the national anthem)…Hello­. There is a large crowd here. I am being escorted out to detention by singing the national anthem.

BBC: Why are they arresting you?

Osun State To Launch ‘Opon Imo’ Today (Free Tablet Computer For Students)

The OSUN State government of Nigeria will, today, launch customised free computer tablets, “Opon-Imo,” in Ilesa.

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The tablets will be distributed among students of Senior Secondary School (SSS) classes in public secondary schools in the state.

Federal Government Launches e-Registration Website To Tackle Informal Exports

Export – The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has launched e-registration Website and e-registration booklet to reduce the volume of consignment leaving the country through informal exports.

Federal Government Launches e-Registration Website To Tackle Informal Exports








The Executive Director, NEPC, David Adulugba, who said this at the launch in Abuja expressed regret that the quantum of goods leaving the country annually without documentation was worrisome.

Federal Government To Export $10m Worth Of Vegetables

Export – The Federal Government of Nigeria plans to export fresh vegetables worth $10 million in 2013, Mr. Mike Kanu, Deputy Director, Horticulture in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, has said. Kanu said this in Umuahia at the commencement of the distribution of two tonnes of telferia seeds to selected farmers in Abia State.


He said that the Federal Government was poised to transform the horticulture value chain as well as promote the sale of perishable goods from Nigeria in the international market.

Woman Delivers Her Baby After Two Years Of Pregnancy

True to the old saying, wonders shall never end in this world:

Woman Delivers Her Baby After Two Years Of Pregnancy










When Mrs. Prisca Ashiegbu struggled with her husband and finally got pregnant after seven years of fervent prayers to God for the fruit of the womb, she never imagined that she would have to go through so much sufferings and pain, waiting another two years before she eventually “pushed” the baby out.

How Boko Haram Fighters Are Going To Enjoy Their 70 Vírgins (Must Read)

How Boko Haram Fighters Are Going To Enjoy Their 70 Vírgins

It was one Hamas activist, Muhammad Abu Wardeh, who was reported to be recruiting terrorists for suicide bombings in Israel more than a decade ago that said:

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“God would compensate the martyr for sacrificing his life for his land. If you become a martyr, God will give you 70 vírgins, 70 wives and everlasting happiness.”

Photo:Did NASA find a rat on Mars?

What do you see in the picture below? Rocks, dust, or something a little furrier?

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According to some netizens, it’s unmistakable – this is a space rat.

“This odd creature was discovered on Mars by a person in Japan in March,” Scott C. Waring wrote in a blog post on UFO Sightings Daily.

Making ATMs Serve Depositors Better In Nigeria

Automated Teller Machine (ATM) is a key element of cash-less banking, which was introduced last year by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). ATM is meant to ease certain banking activities.

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Rather than going to their banks, customers can make withdrawals using their debit cards at designated ATM points. But these days, it is not that easy as customers encounter problems such as poor network; system failure and long queues at ATM points.