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Kidnapped by terrorists, rescued by troops, stolen by ‘opportunistic stranger’

•A mother’s desperate battle to recover her kidnapped toddler.

A month later, in September 2015, the couple came with photos of Precious and the girl’s birth certificate, but they were denied access to the camp because an unauthorised official was accompanying them

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Okejie Ikpeazu

Appraising Gov Ikpeazu as ambassador of Made-in-Aba brand

Meet Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu,the Governor of Abia State,Clinical Biochemist, former University don, one-time Chairman Obingwa Local Government, Former Chairman, Governing Board,College of Health, Technology Aba, General Manager, Abia State Integrated Passengers Manifest Scheme (ASPIMS) and Deputy General Manager, Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA). But far more significant than his previous offices is his new job designation: the Chief Brand Marketer of Made- in- Aba products.

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Nigerians will watch Rio Olympics live- Awogu, SuperSport GM

In keeping with tradition, it is to deliver the best quality content. We are covering virtually everything and we have a couple of dedicated channels, which will be beaming those events live to our audience. The beautiful thing about us is that we are also going ahead with technology because of the timing, which is probably not very convenient with most people. We have the catch up facility, which MultiChoice has provided and customers can always catch up when they wake up in the morning especially to watch the performance of the Nigerian team. I heard the minister saying that Nigeria is expecting four gold medals.

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Reps-sex scandal

When Reps talk about s3x

In law, it is said that he who asserts, proves, but this appears not the case in the allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against three members of the House of Representatives during their exchange programme in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States of America. It was expected that the former United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, who had, in his letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, alleged that one of the ten members of the House who attended the programme grabbed a hotel house keeper while two others solicited the services of car park attendants to hook them up with prostitutes, should make available the evidence. The evidence took flight and everything appeared to be just beer parlour gossip even though the allegations had caused the lawmakers their visas to the US.

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Scenes from the scene of the collapsed building at Kusenla road, Ikate, Elegushi, Lekki, Lagos, yesterday.

Lekki building collapse: The tragedy could have been avoided — experts

LAGOS, which the state government considers as a work in progress mega-city, is not new to buildings collapse having recorded several tragedies in that regard in the past few years. Indeed Lagos has once again been in the news since Tuesday following the collapse of a five-storey building in the Lekki area of the state that claimed over 30 lives.

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Inside the Centenary City

With Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar as Chairman, Centenary City Plc. is one national project that is doing everything possible to live up to the initial notion of it as a legacy project that came with the celebration of 100 years of the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Protectorates of Nigeria. This was conceived and unveiled in the Nigerian Centenary Document as a brand new City to be carved out of the Federal Capital Territory and developed on virgin land. The city is to be patterned after such modern ‘smart’ new Cities as Songdo- among others – with great economic impact on the countries where they are located. The strong parallels to be drawn here are the impact of cities like Dubai, Monaco, Shenzhen, Singapore and Songdo on the overall economic and cosmopolitan profile of the nations concerned.

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pregnant woman

The quest for a child

Looking for a child has been a most harrowing challenge for a great number of men and women. The Bible tells the agonizing story of a woman who continuously wailed as she sought a child. God took pity on Hannah and gave her a child after the intervention of Prophet Eli. She became the mother of Samuel, a giant in the history of Jews.

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