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Jan 08, 2020

Mother, three daughters perish in Yobe fire

The Yobe State Fire Service has confirmed that a mother and her three daughters were killed in a fire incident on Tuesday night at Red Bricks Quarters, on Maidu...

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Jan 08, 2020

Tambuwal to Complete Inherited Projects from Bafarawa, Wamakko

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has reiterated his administration’s commitment to completing all the projects inherited from the Attahiru Bafarawa and A...

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Jan 08, 2020

Kidnapped sailors have been rescued – Navy

The Nigerian Navy said Wednesday that the three foreign sailors kidnapped by pirates in the oil-rich south of Nigeria last week have been rescued. The three...

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Jan 08, 2020

Jonathan Denies Being under Pressure to Contest 2023 Presidential Election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied the reports that he is under pressure to contest the 2023 presidential election. Jonathan made the denial throu...

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Jan 08, 2020

Middle East tension: US forces leave Kuwait

Amidst the rising tension in the Middle East region, Kuwait’s defense minister said it has received a letter from the Commander in Chief of a US military camp i...

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Jan 08, 2020

US-Iran crisis: Buhari meets NNPC GMD as oil prices rise

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, met behind closed doors with the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum...

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Jan 08, 2020

Supreme Court Fixes Judgment for 2pm in Delta, Taraba Governorship Appeals

The Supreme Court has fixed 2pm Wednesday (today) for delivery of its judgments in the appeal challenging the return of Governors Ifeanyi Okowa and Darius Ishak...

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Jan 08, 2020

My husband almost set me ablaze for flirting, woman tells court

An Ibadan-based fashion designer, Opeyemi, on Wednesday, told a Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan that her husband of 13 years, Olawale, pushed her into having an...

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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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