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Jan 22, 2020

BREAKING: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 17 in China

The death toll from a new SARS-like China virus that has infected hundreds rose to 17, authorities said on Wednesday. Officials in Hubei, the central Chinese...

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Jan 22, 2020

Breaking: Arraignment of Adoke stalled

The arraignment of former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke was on Wednesday stalled in an FCT High Court in Gwagwalada over confusion fr...

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Jan 22, 2020

[BREAKING] Malabu oil deal: Adoke arrives court for trial

The immediate past Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, has arrived the Gwagwalada Division of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territor...

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Jan 22, 2020

Greece elects first woman president

Greece’s parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country’s history, a senior judge with expertise in environmental and constitutional l...

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Jan 22, 2020

BREAKING: Lassa Fever Kills Pregnant Woman, Two Doctors In Kano

The Kano State government has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state with three victims killed. The State Commissioner for Health, Aminu Tsanyaw...

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Jan 22, 2020

BREAKING: Tinubu breaks silence, says Amotekun not threat to national unity

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has debunked claims that a security outfit launched by South-West governors, Amotekun, is a...

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Jan 22, 2020

US to place visa restriction on Nigeria, others

United States President, Donald Trump, is set to add Nigeria and six others to a new list of countries on America’s visa restriction, Wall Street Journal report...

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Jan 22, 2020

I killed Chief Odunukwe to take over his N900m property ― Suspect

Emotion ran high at Ogombo forest, Ajah, Lagos, where the decomposing body of popular Abuja businessman, Chief Hyginus Odunukwe, was recovered, following a star...

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Jan 22, 2020

BREAKING: Kano PDP chairman dumps party for APC

Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, the caretaker committee Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has dumped the party and joined the ruling All Progr...

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Jan 22, 2020

Coronavirus hits United States

The new coronavirus, which originated in China recently, has found its way to the shores of the United States, according to authorities. The U.S. Centers for...

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Jan 22, 2020

Lassa fever: NCDC confirms 14 deaths in 7 states

A total of 82 cases of Lassa fever including 14 deaths have been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, NCDC. Announcing the development in its...

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Jan 22, 2020

Supreme Court: I feared I could suffer Ihedioha’s fate because of my opponent’s overconfidence – Bauchi Gov

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed said he expressed fear he could be sacked by the Supreme court like former governor of Imo state, Emeka Ihedioha after his...

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Jan 22, 2020

What you should know about the coronavirus

A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. Scientist Leo Poon, who f...

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Jan 22, 2020

Akhimien: The five-year-old karate brown belt holder

Karate kid sensation Jethro Akhimien is hungry for global success, reports TONI UFOH Combat sports like boxing, kick-boxing, taekwondo, karate are a no-go-area...

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Jan 21, 2020

Coronavirus: death toll rises to 9 in China

The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped...

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Jan 21, 2020

Tambuwal visits Sultan, offers to work with opposition

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto has called on the people of the state to remain united in pursuance of the collective good of all. Tambuwal disclose...

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Jan 21, 2020

Gunmen kidnap ex-Plateau commssioner’s daughter, demand N5m ransom

The Spokesman for the Plateau State Police Command, Mr. Mathias Tyopev, on Tuesday confirmed the abduction of the daughter of a former Commissioner for Tourism...

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Jan 21, 2020

Oxford dictionary adds Danfo, Okada, Tokunbo, K-leg, 25 others in latest update

Oxford English Dictionary has added 29 Nigerian words and expressions in its January updates to the dictionary. This was confirmed in a blog post on the dict...

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Jan 21, 2020

Nigeria nominates Adewopo to lead WIPO

The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation....

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Jan 21, 2020

BREAKING: Nine Imo lawmakers defect to APC

Nine lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, defected to the All Progressives Congress from Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Grand A...

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