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President Jonathan’s mum donates hostel to university

From Left Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, Eunice AyiJonathan ,Bayelsa State Governor SeriakeDickson, President Goodluck Jonathan, VC FederalUniversity Otuoke, Prof Mobolaji Aluko, and Minister of Niger Delta MinistryElder Peter Orubebe at the Commissioning of Two Buildings of Twenty Self Contained flats Donated By the Mother of the President The 20 ensuite flats donated by mother of President Jonathan to Federal ... Read More »

Serena Williams powers into Toronto finals, meets Cirstea

World number one Serena Williams defeated Agnieszka Radwanska 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 on Saturday to reach the WTA Toronto final, where she’ll face giant-killer Sorana Cirstea. Williams maintained her perfect record over Radwanska, her six wins over the world number four from Poland including a triumph in the 2012 Wimbledon final and, more recently, in the semi-finals at Miami this year. ... Read More »

Israel’s Netanyahu goes for hernia operation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to undergo a hernia operation overnight in a Jerusalem hospital, his office said in a statement late on Saturday. It said that surgery, at Jerusalem’s prestigious Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital, was expected to last about an hour and would probably be done under local anaesthetic. The statement said that Netanyahu, 63, was expected to ... Read More »

Canada: Boys killed by African python buried

MONTREAL (AFP) – Two young Canadian brothers who earlier this week were killed by a python that had escaped from its quarters were buried in the same small coffin Saturday. Connor and Noah Barthe, aged six and four respectively, were laid to rest in a service attended by around 100 people. They were found dead on Monday in an apartment ... Read More »

Tennis: Cirstea upsets Li Na to reach Toronto final

Sorana Cirstea toppled fourth-seeded Li Na in straight sets on Saturday, reaching her first final in five years at the WTA Toronto tournament. The Romanian Fed Cup player rallied in the second set to beat China’s Li, the 2011 French Open champion, 6-1, 7-6 (7/5). It was another big win for Cirstea, whose victims this week have included world number ... Read More »

Tennis: Milos Raonic makes Canadian history

Milos Raonic beat Vasek Pospisil in the first all-Canadian semi-final at the Montreal Masters on Saturday and will crack a top 10 ranking for the first time. Raonic, seeded 11th, beat 71st-ranked Pospisil 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7/4) and will make his biggest ATP rankings move on Monday when he will become the first Canadian in the top 10. But first, ... Read More »

Nyako denies presidential ambition

Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state, north eastern Nigeria has disassociated himself from campaign posters across the state announcing his presidential ambition come 2015. A statement signed by his Director Press and Public Affairs, Malam Ahmad Sajoh, said the development was the handiwork of mischief makers. “The attention of Adamawa state Government has been drawn to activities of some unscrupulous ... Read More »

Horror: Flood unearths corpses in Kano cemetery

No fewer than 20 corpses were unearthed at the Yan Kaba Cemetery in Kano metropolis, northern Nigeria following floods which occurred after a heavy rainfall. The flood occurred on Friday night after a down pour in the city. A resident of the area, Malam Audullahi Musa told NAN on Saturday in Kano that the corpses were discovered outside the cemetery ... Read More »

RCCG mulls 3-km long auditorium, solicits for funds

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on Saturday said it would build a three kilometre long auditorium. The General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye said this during the Holy Ghost Service at the Redemption Camp in Mowe, Ogun. The Holy Ghost Service was one of the programmes lined up for the 61st Annual Convention of the church. Pastor ... Read More »

Cult Killings in Ijebu-Ode: Mass arrests in Omu

Abiodun Onafuye/ Abeokuta The Nigerian police in Ogun State, western Nigeria today arrested over forty people in connection with the recent deadly cult clashes in Ijebu Ode. Six persons were killed within two weeks, in cult related clashes. Policemen today stormed Omu-Ijebu in Odogbolu local government area of Ogun State and arrested students of Tai Solarin College of Education,TASCE and ... Read More »