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Jan 08, 2020

Mother gives birth to two sets of twins in one year

A mother is experiencing quadruple after welcoming two sets of twins in 2019. The Florida-based mother, Alexzandria Wolliston, who previously gave birth to M...

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Jan 08, 2020

BREAKING: Chairman-nominee dies hours to screening in Ogun

The Chairman-nominee for the caretaker committee in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, Saibu Adeosun Mulero, has been confirmed dead a few hours to hi...

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Jan 08, 2020

Iranian TV claims 80 Americans killed by retaliatory missiles

Iranian State television claimed that Wednesday missile strikes on bases in Iraq killed 80 Americans, in a report citing what it called an informed Revolutionar...

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Jan 08, 2020

Corps members not victims in Yenagoa shooting – NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps in Bayelsa State said Tuesday that the scheme did not record any casualty in the shooting of a commercial bus driver and anothe...

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Jan 08, 2020

All is well, says Trump after Iran’s rocket attacks on U.S. troops

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said all was well shortly after Iran claimed responsibility for multiple rocket attacks on two military bases housing U.S.-led...

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Jan 08, 2020

BREAKING: Air France suspends flying through Iran, Iraq airspace

Air France said Wednesday it has suspended until further notice flying through Iranian and Iraqi airspace after Iran fired ballistic missiles against bases hous...

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Jan 08, 2020

My brother stabbed our father to death – Witness

A hairdresser, Patience Oamen, on Tuesday, narrated to a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja how her brother, Nelson, stabbed their father, Sunday Oamen, to death w...

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Jan 08, 2020

Govt ordered suspension of LASU undergraduate’s burial – Family

The family of the late Favour Daley-Oladele said that an order from the Lagos State Ministry of Health stopped it from burying her remains at the Atan Cemetery...

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Jan 08, 2020

UPDATED: 176 killed as Ukrainian plane crashes in Iran

All 176 people on board a Ukrainian passenger plane were killed when it crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday, Iranian state media reported....

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Jan 08, 2020

Mane, Oshoala win CAF’s best players awards

Osimhen, Chukwueze lose Young Player’s prize Liverpool and Senegal forward Sadio Mane has won the 2019 African Player of The Year award, defeating club mate an...

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Jan 08, 2020

Ex-REA boss resumes at UN after Buhari’s reversal of suspension

Immediate-past Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency, Ms Damilola Ogunbiyi, has assumed duty at her new job at the United Nations. A UN spoke...

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Jan 08, 2020

Bomb explodes near Somalia parliament

A suspected car bomb exploded close to a checkpoint near Somalia’s parliament in the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, witnesses and a security official said....

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Jan 08, 2020

Buhari working to free hostages, Presidency replies CAN

…secure Nigerians, CAN tells FG The Presidency said on Tuesday the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was working hard to secure...

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Jan 08, 2020

PDP, APC clash as 30 die in Borno bridge explosion

APC responsible for rising bloodletting – Opposition party PDP has nightmares, peddling falsehood, says APC The Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progress...

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Jan 08, 2020

TUC for crucial meeting over minimum wage

Leaders of the Trade Union Congress are expected to meet with state councils in Lagos on Wednesday and Thursday to review the minimum wage compliance in...

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Jan 07, 2020

Many killed as Boko Haram attacks army commanders in Borno

The Nigerian Army has confirmed an ambush by the Boko Haram terrorists on the convoy of the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), Maj.-Gen. Olusegu...

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Jan 07, 2020

600 National confab recommendations in ‘dustbin’ – PANDEF

The chairman of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd.), has lamented that the Buhari regime threw into ‘dustbin’, over 600 recommenda...

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Jan 07, 2020

Borno Gov replies Army over alleged N1000 collection by soldiers at checkpoints

The governor, had on Monday, accused soldiers and policemen on watch at the entry point into Maiduguri of extorting N1000 from individuals, who could not presen...

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Jan 07, 2020

Osaka opens year with tough win over Sakkari

Japanese star Naomi Osaka came from a break down in the third set to overcome Greece’s Maria Sakkari in the first round of the WTA Brisbane International on Tue...

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Jan 07, 2020

2023: It’s too early to decide on zoning -Tinubu

John Ameh, Abuja National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that it’s too early to talk about which section of th...

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