Tag: Indonesia

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Understanding the paradoxical Pon Festival of Indonesia

There are festivals and there are festivals indeed! Have you heard of the surprising sexual celebratory ceremony taking place on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2017

Indonesian police arrests 141 over gay claims

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Police in Indonesia have arrested 141 men who reportedly attended a ‘gay sex party’ in the ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 29, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. #SaveMayowa: Police begins investigation The Lagos state police has announced ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 28, 2016

Just In: Indonesia executes 3 Nigerians by firing squad

Indonesia has executed three Nigerians convicted for drug related offences by firing squad, according to an official who spoke with ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 16, 2015

BREAKING: Indonesian plane goes missing with 54 people on board

Uh oh. Another one. Via CNN: An Indonesian domestic flight with 54 people on board lost contact with air traffic ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 6, 2015

Meet the 8 Nigerians to be Executed in Indonesia

by Iyobosa Omoregie Following the execution of 4 Nigerians in Indonesia on drug-related crimes, it’s been revealed that 8 more ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 30, 2015

After being executed in Indonesia, FG demands return of Nigerian corpses

by Kolapo Olapoju The Federal Government has demanded the repatriation of the corpses of the four Nigerians executed on drug-related ...

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Ada IgboanugoApril 29, 2015

4 Nigerians executed for drug trafficking in Indonesia have been buried (PHOTOS)

by Chinwe Okafor The four Nigerians alongside eight other drug traffickers have been executed in Indonesia despite appeals not to. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 29, 2015

There are more Nigerians waiting to be executed in Indonesia

by Kolapo Olapoju After the execution of four Nigerians in Indonesia on drug-related crimes, it has been revealed that there ...

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Ada IgboanugoApril 27, 2015

See the Nigerian men on death row in Indonesia (and sadly, their coffins)

by Chinwe Okafor The Indonesian government ruled the execution of four Nigerians amongst others, and after much plea, the date ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 23, 2014

Resilience in motion – BlackBerry’s tough journey back to profitability

by Oluwapelumi Oyetimein Just less than a year ago, pundits predicted the end of Blackberry and some even went as ...

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Isime EseneNovember 22, 2014

Indonesia president shocks travellers, flies economy to Singapore (See Photos)

by Akan Ido Indonesia’s new president, Jokowi Widodo caused quite a stir hours ago as he opted to fly economy ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

Indonesia plans to step up trade relations with Nigeria by $5 billion

by Kolapo Olapoju A senior official at the Indonesian trade ministry says that the country has planned to increase trade with Nigeria, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Nigeria set to dethrone India as leading exporter of students to UK schools

Kolapo Olapoju Based on recent research compiled by the British Council, Nigeria will soon overtake India to become the second biggest ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 27, 2014

‘Snake boy’: This 16-year-old boys sheds his skin every 41 hours

by Damilola Jagun   Ari Wibowo, a 16-year-old Indonesian boy, has a terrible skin condition, which makes him sheds his skin ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

Nigerian diplomats owing over $500,000 in parking tickets in New York

by Damilola Jagun According to the United States’ Department of Finance, New York City is being owed over $16 million ...

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March 13, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi: Nigeria and the next 100 years

by Olusegun Adeniyi Are we going to continue repeating the mistakes of the past or are we ready to seize ...

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January 15, 2014

Okey Ndibe: On Nigeria’s new ‘MINTED’ hope

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria’s economic policy makers are understandably giddy about Mr. O’Neill’s flattering prognosis. I’d caution the infusion of ...

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December 27, 2013

HORRIBLE: 15-foot-long python strangles man outside Indonesia hotel

Deadly python attacks on humans are said to be rare, but police have warned residents to be alert since the ...

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September 23, 2013

She’s having a blast: MBGN Anna Banner looks set to thrill at the Miss World pageant finale (PHOTOS)

  Nigeria’s representative to this year’s Miss World Pageant, Anna Ebiere Banner is currently in Bali, Indonesia set to hit ...

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September 18, 2013

Islam’s answer to Miss World: Nigerian wins World Muslim beauty pageant (PHOTO)

Nigerian wins World Muslim beauty pageant A Nigerian woman tearfully prayed and recited Koranic verses as she won a beauty ...

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September 14, 2013

Her royal HOTNESS! MBGN Miss World 2013, Anna Ebiere Banner flies the Nigerian flag in Indonesia (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo   Winner MBGN World 2013, Miss Anna Ebiere Banner is currently in Indonesia along with other beauty queens ...

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September 10, 2013

A quarter of men in Asia confess to raping a woman at least once – Study

Of 10,000 men surveyed in Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Sri Lanka, 1 in 10 admitted to ...

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July 8, 2013

Hunter hunted: 5 men get stuck up a tree for 4 days with (hungry) tigers prowling below

Five men who have been clinging to the  branches of a tree for four days as snarling tigers prowled beneath ...

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June 10, 2013

Chukwuma Soludo: Learning the wrong lessons of development

by Chukwuma Charles Soludo An important lesson of development is that countries which made it had bold, innovative thinkers as ...

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June 6, 2013

Miss World pageant calls off bikini contest to respect Indonesian Muslims

ED JONES/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Miss World contestants wait backstage before rehearsal at 2012 pageant in Mongolia. Bikinis were pleasantly on display. ...

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May 19, 2013

WHAT?! Indonesia pushes law against witches, living together outside wedlock

by Rachel Ogbu Indonesia has proposed new Criminal Code outlawing black magic, white magic, however, will remain legal. Under revised ...

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April 29, 2013

Teens accused of blasphemy for dancing to Maroon 5 during prayer in Indonesia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

TOLI-TOLI PERANTAU VIA YOUTUBE The five girls recorded themselves praying and dancing. Some in Indonesia are calling it blasphemy. Five ...

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March 1, 2013

Just crazy! Woman drowns 9-year-old son fearing ‘his small penis would ruin his life’

An Indonesian mother was so concerned that her nine-year-old son’s small penis would ruin his life that she drowned him ...

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February 23, 2013

SHOCKING: Watch Nanny from hell repeatedly slam 4-months-old baby to keep quiet (VIEWER DISCRETION)

by Isi Esene Corporal punishment of children is frowned at in many countries but violence against a four months-old-baby is ...

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