Month: December 2018

NAF bombs Boko Haram fighters near Baga

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has neutralized several Boko Haram fighters at their hideout near Baga in Northern Borno. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola,  said the operation was carried  out on Saturday. He explained that the attack was conducted after a NAF Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform spotted the terrorists assembled under some trees around the Fish Dam near Baga. (Watch the bombing: NAF Aircraft neutralize several Terrorists at their hid out near Baga https://t.co/YEx4X5ZQqn pic.twitter.com/798sKZrHQk — Nigerian Air Force (@NigAirForce) December...

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Netanyahu: Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of “when, not if” he moves his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The far-right Bolsonaro, who takes office on Tuesday and is hosting Netanyahu and the leaders of other counties for his inauguration, has said he would like to follow the lead of US President Donald Trump and move the embassy. But he has come under intense pressure from Brazil’s powerful agriculture sector not to do so, as it could hurt Brazilian exports to Arab nations. Such a move by...

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Tragedy: Lion kills worker at wildlife conservatory

A lion has killed a young worker at a wildlife conservatory in the US after the animal got loose from a locked space. Alexandra Black, 22, of New Palestine, Indiana, died Sunday (local time) after being attacked by the lion in an enclosure that was being cleaned at the Conservators Centre, news outlets reported, citing a statement from the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office. The lion was shot and killed after attempts to tranquilize the animal failed, deputies said. A “husbandry team” led by a professionally trained animal keeper was carrying out the routine cleaning when the lion somehow got...

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House of Reps member, Ayeola, dies is Lagos

Reports say that Mr Abayomi Ayeola, 59, a member of the House of Representatives representing Ibeju Lekki Federal Constituency of Lagos State, is dead. He is said to have died on Sunday at the popular St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, after a brief illness. The two-term Reps member had already secured the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to run for a third term in the coming 2019 elections. Before his sudden death, his death, Ayeola was the leader of the Lagos State caucus in the House. The death of Ayeola is trending in twitter. Breaking News Hon...

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Malabu Scam: $523m bribe cash linked to politicians, ex- ministers

About $523 million of the $1.092 billion paid for the controversial Malabu Oil Block (OPL 245) was shared out as bribes to some former ministers and politicians, investigations have shown. A former minister blew about $250million on real estate, aircraft and exotic cars, according to the probe. These details are contained in ll Fatto Quotidiano Newspaper based on the judgment of a Milan Court. The Milan judge on September 20, 2018  sentenced two men- a Nigerian, Emeka Obi and an Italian,  Gianluca Di Nardo- to a four-year prison term. The convicts were rated as negotiators during the sale of...

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