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Part of Transcorp Hotel in Calabar Razed by Fire

The power generating section of Transcorp Metropolitan Hotel in Calabar, Cross River State was on Friday razed down by fire. The incident, which occurred around 4pm was said to have been caused by a pumping machine which ignited while one of the staff of the hotel staff was trying to refuel a 500kv generator from the storage tank. Although no ...

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Lagos-Ikorodu Road For Completion Before October –Source

The on-going expansion work on the Lagos-Ikorodu road which has dualized the 8-lane road will be completed before October 2014 a senior official of the state ministry of works has revealed to National Weekender. According to our source who pleaded anonymity His Excellency Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola has fully mobilized the contractor handling the road and it is expected that ...

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Church Plans Thanksgiving For Oyedepo’s Wife

Members of the Living Faith Ministry otherwise known as Winners Chapel are planning a big thanksgiving service to celebrate God for stopping the devil from leading Pastor Mrs. Faith Oyedepo popularly known as Mummy Winners to amputation. Recall that Mrs. Oyedepo was recently in South Africa for a program and reports have it that she tripped and badly hurt her ...

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Surulere Demolition: Residents Count Loses, Demand Compensation

The residents of Idowu and Owoseni Streets in Ikate, Surulere Lagos are counting their loses as officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Environment Task Force on Tuesday, demolished structures worth millions of naira close to the canal in the area. The residents were thrown into agony when the Task force officials invaded the area in the early hours of ...

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Asari Dokubo arrested for making inciting comments about 2015 election

The Department of State Servic (DSS), has arrested former Niger Delta activist, Mujahideen Asari-Dokubo, for making inciting comments about the 2015 elections. Dokubo, in an interview with Channels Television last September, said: 2015 is already a settled matter; Goodluck Jonathan will be president in 2015. Whether they contest or they don’t contest, Goodluck Jonathan will be president,” insinuating that he ...

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Police Brutality: Man Shot Dead By Trigger Friendly Policeman in Lagos

There was pandemonium in Agbado area of Lagos State today as an innocent man was shot dead by a trigger friendly policeman. The man who left his house somewhere in Agbado this morning to make money for his family, little did he know that he would not return to see the beautiful faces of his family members again. The victim, ...

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Students Of AOCOED Protest

Barricades expressway Hoodlums snatch opportunity to extort Motorist Reports reaching National Weekender holds that the students of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Ijanikin Lagos today took to the streets protesting against their school authorities. The students in the bid to express their grievances, have mounted barricades on both flanks of the Ijanikin-Agbara area of Badagry expressway, thereby causing untold ...

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CAC Pastor Dies In Pulpit

…As Popular Cele Prophet Passes On After Service Death struck in the vineyard last Sunday (27 January, 2014) as Pastor Emmanuel Adedeji of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) who is renowned for his evangelical ministration died in Warri while preaching in the pulpit. Lagos-based Pastor Adedeji was invited by a branch of CAC in the oil rich city for a ...

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Crisis Rocks P-Square

…Over Peter’s Choice To Marry Lola All appears not to be well with the Okoye brothers even as the double wedding bash for the pop duo P-Square has been scheduled for April in Dubai. The purported misunderstanding between Peter, one-half of the pop duo, (P-Square) and his elder brother Jude “ENGEES”, who doubles as their manager over the former’s defiant ...

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Students Will Pay For Damage –LASU VC

The Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, (LASU) Prof John Obafunwa who was smuggled out of the university by policemen in the heat of last Thursday’s crisis has vowed that students will pay for all damaged properties in the institution. According to one of the aides to the VC who spoke to National Weekender on account of anonymity the ...

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