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Nine soldiers die rescuing ten NNPC staff from Boko Haram - Army




Staff, (Punch) - The Army said it had rescued all the 10 NNPC staff kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno on Tuesday. But the effort came with a huge price for the Nigerian military. Nine soldiers and a civilian died in the confrontation with the abductors.

 
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Troops rescue 10 members of NNPC's oil exploration team kidnapped by Boko Haram in the northeast, recover corpses




Staff, (Guardian) - The Army said it had rescued all the NNPC staff kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno on Tuesday.

National Assembly may bar former President Goodluck Jonathan from 2019 polls




John Ameh, (Sun) - Former President Goodluck Jonathan will be ineligible tocontest in 2019 presidential election if the National Assembly has its way.

Edo University, Iyamho, (EUI) not for the poor - VC • Established to cater for academically-endowed and the wealthy in the society




NAN, (Guardian) - According to him, the university authority has also assembled first class academic and non-academic staff to complement the infrastructure and facilities, to ensure that the students are well groomed in character and in learning.

My husband snatched my company, sold my property to marry our salesgirl -Ms. Calista Offor, 45-year-old woman




Tunde Ajaja, (Punch) - For a woman who worked hard to build a thriving company, had good cars and did well for herself, but now living at the mercy of well-wishers because her husband (allegedly) arrived from the United States and hijacked her company, sold two of her cars, took the remaining one for himself, gave her serious beating, converted her properties into his and worst still, married their sales girl....

After a two-week trial, a London court finds Nigerian, Marvyn Iheanacho, guilty of beating stepson to death




Staff, (Punch) - Thirty-nine-year-old Nigerian man, Marvyn Iheanacho, has been declared guilty of beating his five-year-old stepson to death. He was reported as having kicked and punched his five-year-old stepson as the child cried 'sorry' for losing a shoe.

They 'killed' Super Eagles in 2002, says former team Captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha




Tony Ubani, (Vanguard) - Okocha feels strongly that the decision to sack the team turned around to destroy the growth of the team.

150 Nigerian students get $2m scholarships to study in the United States




Jesusegun Alagbe, (Punch) - The United States Government has offered 150 Nigerian students within the Lagos Consulate District scholarships worth $2m to study in various universities in the US.

Emotional moment when Nigerian man returned home after a year serving in US army (VIDEO)




Staff, (Punch) - A video has emerged of the raw emotion displayed by the family of a Nigerian, simply identified as Femi, when he made a surprise visit home from the United States.

U.S. returnee slumps, dies at Murtala Muhammed International Airport




Staff, (Punch) - A passenger on Emirates Airlines on Thursday slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.