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Hyundai introduces made-in-Nigeria vehicle, Grand i10, to the market




Staff, (Punch) - Stallion Motors has introduced another made-in-Nigeria vehicle to the market; it is the Hyundai Grand i10, a car built for the family. The unveiling of the Hyundai model at an interactive session with motoring journalists in Lagos on Friday came a few months after the firmís presentation of locally assembled Nissan Patrol vehicles.

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'Why I replaced Adekunle with Obasanjo' -Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon




Staff, (Guardian) - Ojukwu for example used to pride himself that he was going to make history but I used to tell him that no, Emeka, it is history that will make you. I always believe that when we are trying to solve a problem and if we all put our heads together and salvage the country, history will be kind to us. But if we fail, history will be very unkind to us.

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free • One minute silence observed for dead victims




Emeka Anuforo, (Guardian) - "WHO officially declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus. The virus is gone for now. The outbreak in Nigeria has been defeated. This is a spectacular success story that shows to the world that Ebola can be contained." With the above words, Country Representatives of the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially declared Nigeria free of the Ebola Virus.

Boko Haram attacks Borno within 24 hours of alleged ceasefile agreement • Kills jubilating residents in Abadam, Dzur




James Bwala, (Nigerian Tribune) - A dangerous twist seems to have been introduced into the ceasefire agreement between the FG and Boko Haram, as the sect killed no fewer than 30 innocent civilians around Gwoza town and another five in Borno State.

Boko Haram ceasefire: Sect to release 218 Chibok girls on Monday




Staff, (Punch) - The Presidentís Principal Secretary, Hassan Tukur, told BBC Focus on Africa that an agreement to end the Boko Haram hostilities had been reached after talks with the violent group. He said the agreement was reached after one month of negotiations in Saudi Arabia.

Constitution Review: Reps remove immunity for president, govs




John Ameh, (Punch) - Members of the House of Reps on Wednesday endorsed new amendments to the 1999 Constitution. A major highlight of the endorsement was the removal of the immunity clause for the President, the VP, the Govs and their Dups. By implication, occupiers of the offices can be tried for criminal offences while still in office.

127 Scammers use my name fraudulently -Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance




Temitayo Famutimi, (Punch) - Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has raised the alarm over the activities of cyber fraudsters laying claim to her identity on Facebook.

Military arrests soldiers for being 'moles' for Boko Haram




Kingsley Omonobi, (Vanguard) - Military authorities have arrested several soldiers, who were discovered to have leaked vital security information on the troops' strategies and tactics to Boko Haram that led to a series of ambush and killing of over 30 Nigerian soldiers in recent times.

Armed thugs, numbering over 100, invade Edo lawmakers quarters, vandalise cars, houses




Alexander Okere, (Punch) - Hoodlums on Saturday morning attacked the legislative quarters of the Edo State House of Assembly in Benin, vandalising property worth millions of naira. The armed hoodlums, numbering over 100, forced their way into the premises after overpowering the security personnel at the entrance.

Why we won't sell arms to Nigeria, by United States




Emmanuel Ande, (Guardian) - Despite the urgent need for external support for Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram, the United States (U.S.) has declared that it will not sell arms to the Federal Government. The position of the U.S. was disclosed by the country's Ambassador to Nigeria, James F. Entwistle.

Nigerian passengers cancel their trips to US and Europe over Ebola




Udeme Ekwere, (Punch) - The spread of the Ebola Virus Disease to the United States and some European countries has forced many Nigerian travellers to cancel their flights to some of the affected countries.