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Jan 30, 2020

Flash floods kill nine in Indonesia

Flash floods and landslides have killed at least nine people and forced thousands into temporary shelters on Indonesia's Sumatra island, the local disaster agen...

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Jan 30, 2020

BREAKING: Russia to shut border with China over Coronavirus

Russia said Thursday it was closing its border with China to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told a government me...

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Jan 30, 2020

Buhari, security chiefs meet

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and security chiefs are meeting right now at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is a routine meeting...

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Jan 30, 2020

Strange disease kills 4, 15 hospitalised in Benue

Officials have confirmed the death of four persons with15 others seriously sick following a strange disease recorded at Oye-Obi in Obi Local Government Area of...

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Jan 30, 2020

Police may file charges against Wadume next week

Six months after he was re-arrested, the police have commenced moves to file criminal charges against Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu, popularly known as Wad...

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Jan 30, 2020

Updated: Adoke secures N50m bail over alleged $1.1bn Malabu scam

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Gwagwalada, on Thursday, granted bail to the immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Mini...

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Jan 30, 2020

BREAKING: Fire razes Fed. Poly Ede female hostel

A building in South Campus of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State was late Wednesday razed down by the fire. The Public Relations Officer of the polytec...

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Jan 30, 2020

Coronavirus: China postpones 2020 football season

China announced on Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League (CSL) season in response to t...

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Jan 30, 2020

Uproar in Senate over call for Buhari to quit

• Lawmakers want emergency rule on insecurity • Seek sacking of service chiefs • Raise panel to interface with security agencies • Gbajabiamila laments menac...

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Jan 30, 2020

Malabu: Nigerian ex-policeman fails to back corruption charges

A key witness failed to corroborate corruption allegations at the heart of the trial of Eni SpA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc over a Nigerian oil deal, potentially...

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Jan 30, 2020

Borno gov appoints Yoruba, Ibo men as advisers

The Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, on Wednesday inaugurated Ibo and Yoruba men as special advisers. The two, Chief Kesta Ogualili from Anambra and Alh...

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Jan 30, 2020

Balogun Market inferno consumes seven buildings, two collapse

Seven buildings in the Balogun Market area of Lagos Island, Lagos State, were on Wednesday, razed by fire. The incident happened on Martins and Sunny Ade...

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Jan 30, 2020

211 oil, gas projects to start production in 2020

• As investors may delay long term projects Globally, about 99 new gas projects and 112 new oil projects are expected to start production this year, a renown...

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Jan 30, 2020

China virus toll hits 170, as countries step up evacuation plans

China reported its biggest single-day jump in novel coronavirus deaths on Thursday, as confirmation that three Japanese people evacuated from Wuhan, the outbrea...

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Jan 30, 2020

Three million Ogun residents risk leprosy, others — Govt

The Ogun State Government says about three million residents of the state are at risk of contracting Neglected Tropical Diseases. The state Commissioner f...

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Jan 30, 2020

IG, South-West govs to meet, Reps plan Amotekun law Published 2 hours ago

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, is to meet with South-West governors over Operation Amotekun. The six South-West governors set up the secur...

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Jan 30, 2020

I once told my father I‘ll marry his mate – Regina Daniels

Popular Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels Nwoko, had once told her father that she would marry his mate. Regina, according to a statement issued on Wednesday...

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Jan 30, 2020

Court orders Malami to unfreeze account of FUNAAB ex-bursar

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta has granted an ex parte order restraining the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Mala...

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Jan 30, 2020

Virus outbreak could threaten several struggling airlines

The fast-spreading coronavirus could spell the end for the weakest airlines as travel demand dries up in and out of China. The outbreak, which originated in...

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Jan 30, 2020

EFCC arrests landlord for housing Internet fraudsters

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, on Wednesday arrested a 33-year-old landlord, Stanley Awam, for allegedly harbouring suspecte...

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