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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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Jan 07, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari nullifies REA boss’ suspension by minister

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has directed that the suspension of Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi from her role as Managing Director of Rural Ele...

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Jan 07, 2020

Images of Trump set alight in New Delhi as protests against Soleimani's killing held in multiple countries

Indian Shiite Muslims burn a banner with Donald Trump's photograph during a protest near the US embassy in New Delhi, India. Credit: AP Photo/Altaf Qadri Fu...

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Jan 07, 2020

US denies Iran’s foreign minister visa to attend UN meetin

Iran’s foreign minister said Tuesday he has been informed by UN chief Antonio Guterres that Washington has denied him a visa for a trip to UN headquarters in Ne...

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Jan 07, 2020

Dozens Killed in Stampede at Iranian General’s Funeral

At least 35 people have been killed in a stampede that erupted in the Iranian city of Kerman at the funeral procession for a top commander killed in an air atta...

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Jan 07, 2020

US-Iran crisis: Four civilians killed in suspected Islamist attack in Kenya

Four civilians including a child were shot dead on Tuesday as suspected Al-Shabaab Islamists attempted to attack a telecommunications mast in eastern Kenya near...

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Jan 07, 2020

Tambuwal Wants Cultural Festivals Institutionalised

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on his colleagues in the northern part of Nigeria to give premium to organizing and hosting of cultural festivals...

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Jan 07, 2020

At least 16 dead in Peru traffic accident

At least 16 people including two Germans were killed and 40 others injured after a bus crashed into parked cars in the south of Peru, authorities confirmed....

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Jan 07, 2020

Liverpool sign kit deal with Nike

Liverpool have struck a kit deal with Nike from the 2020-21 season to replace New Balance, the Premier League leaders announced on Tuesday. Nike will supply...

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