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Anderson Cooper Hosts First Known Octuplets Born in 1998

The Chukwu Octuplets (born in December 1998 in Houston, Texas) to Nkem Chukwu and Iyke Louis were the first set of octuplets born in the United States. The smallest of the octuplets, Odera, died a week after birth. Chukwuebuka Nkemjika (Ebuka) – Girl, weighed 690g (22 oz.) at birth Chidinma …

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Miracle: Occupants of Bullet Riddled Jeep Safe

Lagos – It was a regular ride home from church for the family of Bishop Ogedengbe. He had actually prayed for deliverance from sudden death and protection for members. The ride home was halted when gun wilding men surrounded the vehicle and started shooting indiscriminately. The vehicle was driven by …

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Economic Crises: FGN Cuts Pay For Political Officers, halts rebranding project

Abuja – President YarÁdua had summoned his ministers, special advisers and other aides to a meeting with the aim of sounding them out on the way out of the economic meltdown currently unsettling the country. The meeting eventually resolved to cut down the remunerations of the political office holders as …

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Ambassador to U.S Oluwole Rotimi Recalled

President Umaru Yar’Adua has approved the immediate recall of Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, retired Brigadier-General Oluwole Rotimi, for “gross insubordination.” Sources at the Nigerian embassy in Washington DC said the decision to recall Rotimi followed his running disagreement with the Foreign Affairs Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, over issues bordering …

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President Obama to Host Stevie Wonder at the White House

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host a concert in the East Room honoring Stevie Wonder, who will be awarded the 2nd annual Gershwin Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Library of Congress.    The concert which would hold on February 25th will be broadcast February 26th on …

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Plane Crash Kills 49 in Buffalo NY

A 74-seat Q400 Bombardier aircraft, operated by Colgan Air, was flying from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and preparing to land at Buffalo Niagara International Airport when it crashed into a house literally ligthing up the night sky. Witnesses heard the twin turboprop aircraft sputtering before it went …

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Nigeria Asks Doctors abroad to return home

The Federal Government on Tuesday asked Nigerian doctors working in the United States and other parts of the world to return home and contribute to the development of the country’s weak health sector. About 24,000 doctors are said to be practising in America, Europe, Asia, and parts of Southern Africa. …

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Obama Postpones DTV Conversion due to Consumer Concerns

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama signed S.352, a bill to postpone the DTV transition date to June 12th to allow for more time for the American consumers to prepare for the switch from analog television.   The President made the following statement with respect to the bill; “During these challenging …

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