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Hong Kong vessel seized for transferring oil to N/Korea | Felix Omoko Blog

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South Korea has seized a Hong Kong-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil to North Korea in defiance of international sanctions.

Liberia President-Elect George Weah expresses Joy | Felix Omoko Blog

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Former football superstar, George Weah, took to his Facebook page to react to provisional results of Tuesday’s presidential runoff polls in Liberia.

Merry Xmas & better New Year 2018 - VP Osinbanjo

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife Dolapo, donned the Santa Claus cap to wish all Nigerians Christmas and a better 2018.

Mildred Peace crowned Miss Nigeria 2017 (Photos)

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The former Miss Nigeria, Chioma Obiadi, from Anambra state on Friday crowned her successor, Miss Mildred Peace Ehiguese, from Adamawa as the 41st Miss Nigeria.

President Trump Signs Tax Overhaul into Law

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Donald Trump finalized his top achievement as president in what he himself called a rush job in the Oval Office. None of the members of Congress who muscled through the biggest tax overhaul in 30 years were on hand as Trump signed the measure into law on Friday.

FIFA World Cup - Russia 2018

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The 54 teams participating in the Russia 2018 FIFA world Cup with Russia having automatic qualification starting from 14th June - 15th July 2018.

British Deputy Prime Minister resigns over Pornography | Felix Omoko Blog

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Damian Green, British Deputy Prime Minister was forcefully mandated to resign after an internal investigation found he had made misleading comments about pornography on computers in his parliamentary office.

Bitcoin - World Digital Currency

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There are the details you need to known about the pros behind Bitcoin, one of a kind digital currency that has no likeness, first introduced in 2009.

Congratulations to Batch B 2016 Stream II Corps Members Passing Out Parade

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Congratulations to all Stream II Batch B 2016 corps members passing out parade today. wish you the best in your future endeavours and may God bless you all for serving your fatherland faithfully as patriotic citizens.

FG spending 180 billion Naira for Npower Graduates | Felix Omoko Blog

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The Federal Government will be spending about 180 Billion Naira annually for payment of NPower Youth empowerment program and this was aimed at reducing youth restiveness for graduates apart from the non-graduate stipends.

APC: Defection of Rep Member Wrath PDP

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The defection of Mr. Raphael Igbokwe, a member of House of Representatives to All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday caused a stir at the plenary.

Most Powerful Nations in the World - IMF Report | Felix Omoko Blog

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Gross domestic product is the market value of all final goods and services from a nation in a given year.  Countries are sorted by nominal GDP estimates from financial and statistical institutions, which are calculated at market or government official exchange rates. 

Felix Omoko's Blog - News & Entertainment 2018

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FOB (Felix Omoko's Blog) is a unique blog providing all round news, entertainment, sports, religion and lots more. Visit www.felixomokos.blogspot.com.ng for latest and trending news around the world.

The Beauty of Christmas - Historical Facts

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world. 

Dangote Refinery to Save Nigeria $12 Billion Annually, Create 4000 Jobs and Crash Prices

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The Dangote Refinery under construction would save Nigeria $12 billion annual import substitution, create 4,000 direct jobs and crash prices of petroleum products.

Liberia Presidential Election run-off on Dec. 26

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Former soccer star George Weah faces Vice-President Joseph Boakai as Liberia holds a delayed presidential run-off vote on Dec. 26, the electoral commission chief Jerome Korkoya, says.

Former Nigeria VP; Dr Alex Ekwueme is dead

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Nigeria Former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme who slumped few weeks ago and was admitted to a hospital for chest infection has died.

Award Winning Actor Barthy Ibeania unveils THE OATH

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Actor Barthy Ibeania has emerged as top Nollywood Actors' of the Year with other several awards, his exceptional skills were again reviewed in another real epic movie titled: THE OATH. It revealed the unseen effects of oaths in our present day and the way out.

Anambra 2017: Voting in Progress with Impressive Turnout

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The Anambra state governorship election hold today has witnessed impressive turnout of voters at most of the polling units across the state.

Primate Okoh clears the air on Tithing Debate

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Nicholas Okoh, the Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has joined the ongoing tithing debate.  According to His Grace, paying your 10% is not mandatory, adding that not paying does not mean you are cursed.

Buhari presents N8.61trn budget for 2018 Fiscal Year | Felix Omoko Blog

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented a budget of N8.61 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year. The budget is 16 per cent higher than that of 2017. Buhari presented the budget before the joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives.

NYSC 2017 Batch B Mobilization Time-Table

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The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has released the Batch B mobilization time table; online registrations commences on 23rd October - 12th November, 2017 for foreign and locally trained Nigerian graduates.

United States Urges Calm as Kirkuk Crisis Escalates

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The US has called for "calm" after Iraqi government forces seized the northern city of Kirkuk and key installations from Kurdish control.

South African President Reshuffles Cabinet, Appoint Close Confidant

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In his latest cabinet reshuffle,  the second in seven months,  South African President Jacob Zuma appointed a close confidant, David Mahlobo,  as  energy minister.

President Buhari orders military to stop killings in plateau

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the military and police to stop he killings in Plateau state after receiving reports of 20 deaths in a renewed reprisals..

Unveiling Dangote Refinery, First Private Sector Initiative

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Dangote refinery and petrochemical is the first private sector initiative in oil rich Nigeria and is coming on stream at the time that the nation’s government-owned refineries are in comatose.

Senate President advocates Collective Fight Against Terrorism

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Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, says it is the collective responsibility of  world leaders to combat terrorism, reaffirming Nigeria’s  commitment to the fight.

Keys to Enjoying Kingdom Wealth and Prosperity | Felix Omoko Blog

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There are keys that you can operate to bring godly wealth and prosperity into your life, instead of lack and want. They include diligence, seek and delight in righteousness.   

FCC, Pyrich to train MDAs’ Desk Officers - Abba | Felix Omoko Blog

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The Federal Character Commission (FCC) and frontline IT Company, Pyrich Global Limited, have agreed to jointly train Desk Officers of all federal government Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) on the correct format and processes of forwarding their Nominal Rolls online. 

NYSC Sensitization Workshop for Rural Dwellers

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The National Youth Service corps (NYSC) through its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) has kicked off its awareness campaign against monkey pox and other disease in Cross River state. 

Wiseman Oputa sentenced to 3 years in Houston jail

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Nigerian Wiseman Oputa, living in Texas, United States has been jailed for three years by a federal judge in Houston.

CBN Governor, Emefiele receives Forbes Award 2017 (Photos)

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The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has received the 2017 Forbes Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - Features & Specifications | Felix Omoko Blog

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The new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with wide range of unbeatable features and specifications and to continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity, and interaction, people with disabilities can easily use technology and take advantage of new and exciting features.

NIPOST to Introduce Banking Service | FOB News

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The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) will soon introduce agency banking service in addition to the re-introduction of money order to its clients.

South Africa: Zuma to face Corruption Charges - Court

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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma must face charges of corruption, fraud, racketeering and money laundering, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.

Xi Jinping: The Most Powerful man in the World | Felix Omoko Blog

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Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician and he is the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the People's Republic of China, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission. 

Catholic Bishops Pray for Peace and Unity of Nigeria

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Catholic bishops have embarked on prayers for peace and the reconsecration of Nigeria to ensure that the north and south are united.

Liberia: George Weah wins Presidential Election

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Senator George Weah has been declared winner of the Liberia's presidential election leading in 11 out of 15 counties.

UAE terminates Diplomatic ties with North Korea

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The United Arab Emirates said that it was ending the mission of North Korea’s non-resident ambassador and terminating its own envoy’s services in Pyongyang, the foreign ministry said.

Weinstein Non-consensual Sex under Investigation

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Police in the US and UK have launched investigations into allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Israel agree in Quiting UNESCO - Prime Minister

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Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias".

So Sad ... while Posing for Photo | FOB News

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A student fell to her death while posing for a photograph on cliffs at Seven Sisters, an inquest heard.

South Africa: Alleged Police Brutality on Nigerians

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The Nigeria Union, South Africa (NUSA) says it has protested alleged beating of five Nigerians, a day after the killing of Mr Olamilekan Badmus, 25-year-old native of Ogun, by Police in South Africa.

Judge Sentenced Serial Rapist to 10 year Jail term

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A 52-year-old serial rapist, John Udensi, is to spend the next 10 years behind the bars, a Jos High Court ruled.

Wenger hastily celebrates George Weah's Election

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Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger has been duped by false reports that former football star George Weah has won Liberia's presidential election, when in fact the final results have not yet been announced.

Kenya bans Protest by Opposition Supporters

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Kenya's government has banned demonstrations in three major Kenyan cities - the capital Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu.

A mother Jailed for Refusing to Vaccinate her Son

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A mother in the US state of Michigan has been sentenced to seven days in jail after she refused a judge's order to have her son vaccinated.

Minimum Wage Upward Review - House of Rep

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The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Minister of Labour and Employment to commence the process of negotiating an upward review of the current minimum wage.

Breaking: United States pull out of UNESCO

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Following repeated calls for reform and anti-Israel bias in UNESCO, the United States (U.S.) says it will withdraw from the organisation at the end of 2018.

NCC: Internet Users increased to 92million

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The internet users and data subscribers in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks marginally increased to 92 million in August.