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Jan 09, 2020

Iran official cites `technical defect’ in crash of Ukrainian jet

An Iranian official has cited a “technical defect” in the crash of a Ukrainian airliner near Iran’s capital Tehran on Wednesday. Transport Minister Mohammed...

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Jan 09, 2020

Abiodun absorbs 1,000 workers, 18 PSs employed by Amosun

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday announced the absorption of 18 permanent secretaries and 1,000 workers employed...

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Jan 09, 2020

Supreme Court Verdict: Okowa calls for unity to build Delta

By Mercy Obojeghren Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called on Deltans to be more united, following the re-affirmation of his victory at the polls by the Supr...

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Jan 09, 2020

Finally, British MPs prepare to seal Brexit deal

After years of bitter arguments, British MPs will on Thursday finally approve the terms of Brexit, paving the way for the UK to leave the EU on January 31. T...

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Jan 09, 2020

APC without Buhari may face difficulty in 2023 – Ex-minister

The immediate past Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday said the All Progressives Congress might find it difficult to get votes in the 2023 g...

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Jan 08, 2020

BREAKING: Court to resume Jang’s N6.3bn fraud case January 21

A Plateau State High Court will on January 21, 2020 resume the trial of a former Governor of the state, Jonah Jang. The PUNCH had reported that the state Chi...

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Jan 08, 2020

Nigeria listed among Trump’s strongholds as US-Iran tension deepens

A survey by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre has listed Nigeria as one of the strongholds of US President Donald Trump. This is as the survey finds t...

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Jan 08, 2020

BREAKING: No Americans harmed in last night attack – Trump

US President Donald Trump has said no American lives were lost in last night missile attack by Iranian forces in US troops bases in Iraq. In his address toda...

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Jan 08, 2020

Fire outbreak: Ebonyi shuts down illegal gas stations

The Ebonyi State Government on Wednesday directed the immediate closure of all illegal gas stations and retail outlets in the state. The directive was contai...

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Jan 08, 2020

12 die, 26 injured in Kano auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps, on Wednesday, in Kano, confirmed that 12 people lost their lives in a fatal auto crash, which occurred in Wudil- Maiduguri Road,...

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Jan 08, 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Abubakar’s election as Niger governor

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State. The court dismissed the appeal filed by...

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Jan 08, 2020

Governorship Elections: Okowa, Ikpeazu, Bello, Ishaku win at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal filed by candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 governorship election in Abia Sta...

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Jan 08, 2020

Governorship Elections: Okowa, Ikpeazu, Bello, Ishaku win at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal filed by candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 governorship election in Abia Sta...

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Jan 08, 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Okowa’s election as Delta governor

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State. It also dismissed the appeal by Great Ogboru of the APC challeng...

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Jan 08, 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Ikpeazu’s election as Abia governor

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. The apex court dismissed the appeal by the All Progressives Gran...

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Jan 08, 2020

Suspected human skulls seller, buyer arraigned in Lagos

Three men were on Wednesday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged possession of two human skulls. The defendants, Olanrewaju, 2...

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Jan 08, 2020

Putin sends telegram to Iran over plane crash

The Kremlin on Wednesday reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin condoled with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over the deaths of citizens. According...

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Jan 08, 2020

PDP chairman slumps, dies in Kogi

Kogi West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ojo is dead. Ojo slumped and died on Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. The Kogi...

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Jan 08, 2020

BBNaija ex-housemate Gedoni finally proposes marriage to Khafi

By Emmanuel Afonne Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) ex-housemate Gedoni Ekpata has finally proposed marriage to Khafi Kareem, a UK Police officer who also parti...

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Jan 08, 2020

National Hospital Abuja separates conjoined twins

By Cecilia Ologunagba Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, on Tuesday, commended the National Hospital for the successful separation of Siamese twins conjoin...

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