Nigerian found dead aboard Emirates passenger plane

Less than few hours after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier, Emirates Airlines, launched its second daily flight to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and returned to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, the airline has recorded its first causality. A source close to the airline told SaharaReporters on Friday night that a Nigerian […]

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Telemundo plans to buy 13 TV stations

NBC Universal’s Telemundo Station Group has struck a deal to acquire 13 television stations from ZGS Communications, Inc., which owns and operates the Telemundo affiliates. Hispanic-owned ZGS Communications, founded in 1983 and headquartered in Arlington, VA is the largest operator of Telemundo affiliates. It currently owns and operates stations in Washington, D.C. Read more

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Is Atiku Nigeria’s next president?

Few hours after Atiku Abubakar declared that he was re-joining his former party – the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP – a Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, has described him as “the next president of Nigeria”. Mr. Abubakar made the declaration via Facebook Live on Sunday. Mr. Murray-Bruce (PDP/Bayelsa East) tweeted from his Twitter handle @benmurraybruce, “Just watched @atiku, […]

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How the plot to abduct Jega failed

Unknown to many Nigerians, there was a plot to abduct a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, in the thick of the announcement of the results of the 2015 presidential poll. Jega was to be forced to resign or declare the election as inconclusive. Another dimension to the plot was botched […]

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How Trump is failing his loyalists

Even before Election Day in Alabama earlier this year, Trump began to distance himself from his preferred candidate Republican Senate primary, Luther Strange, hinting that he’d perhaps made a mistake – a shift that was certainly informed by polls showing a likely Strange loss. When that happened, Trump deleted some of his tweets of endorsement. […]

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Mugabe’s wife wants to take over cabinet from her husband in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe gestures as she addresses Zimbabwean worshippers and congregants from various indigenous church denominations at a religious gathering rally organised by the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu PF) Harare Youth Province on November 5, 2017 in Harare. Grace Mugabe, 41 years younger than her husband, has become increasingly active […]

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Sambisa Forest: Boko Haram bombed heavily

Nigerian Air Force Saturday said more Boko Haram Terrorists are being attacked with air strikes in Sambisa so as to prevent the insurgents any chance to recapture any Nigerian territory. It was acknowledged that the building housing the terrorists and the terrorists were neutrilized after the bombardment of the area by the fighter jets. Apparently, […]

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List of 20 democratic candidates for US elections in 2020: Who will rule America?

The Guardian has opened the doors about Dems who may show face for 2020 US elections: Democrats had thought they would be celebrating the one-year anniversary of Hillary Clinton being elected the first female president in American history, at long last breaking that “highest, hardest glass ceiling”. The Democratic party has instead been relegated to […]

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