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Jan 29, 2020

Coronavirus: FG to strengthen surveillance at 5 international airports

Federal Government has assured Nigerians of its readiness to strengthening surveillance at five international airports in the country to prevent the spread of C...

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Jan 29, 2020

Major quake hits Caribbean, triggering evacuations

A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday in the Caribbean between Jamaica and Cuba, triggering a brief tsunami alert and sending hundreds of people pouri...

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Jan 29, 2020

Update: New virus infects more than 6,000 in China, other countries

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 6,000 people in the mainland and more than a dozen other countries. Some details on cases confirm...

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Jan 29, 2020

Herders attack Nollywood actors, kill one

One person was reportedly killed by robbers suspected to be Fulani herdsmen who attacked some motorists, including some Nollywood actors along the Ogbomoso-Ilor...

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Jan 29, 2020

Insecurity worsening, we must act now, National Assembly warns

• Afenifere warns against Amotekun, IG’s model merger The two chambers of the National Assembly on their resumption from a five-week recess on Tuesday revie...

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Jan 29, 2020

Rerun victory: Ganduje, Doguwa meet Oshiomhole

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, and the former majority leader of the House of Representatives, Al-Hassan Doguwa, met the National Chairman of th...

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Jan 28, 2020

SIM card: Court to hear suit against DSS, Buhari’s daughter Feb 12

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has fixed February 12, 2020, for the hearing of a suit filed by a trader, Anthony O...

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Jan 28, 2020

UPDATED: Buhari seeks confirmation of appointments into CBN, NCC, NCAA

he Senate has received a request from The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for the confirmation of Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora and Professor Ad...

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Jan 28, 2020

Court varies Maina's N1bn bail sum to N500m, reduces sureties to one senator

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, reduced the bail conditions it earlier imposed on a former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulr...

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Jan 28, 2020

Offa bank robbery: Absence of witnesses stalls trial

The absence of prosecution witnesses in court on Tuesday stalled the continuation of hearing in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery trial of five suspects alle...

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Jan 28, 2020

$500,000 bribery case: My witness' brother killed by Lassa fever, Farouk Lawan tells court

Ex-Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on an investigation into fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Farouk Lawan, told the High Court of the Fede...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Students shut Delta poly, block Ughelli/Asaba Expressway

Students of the Delta State Polytechnic have protested against new policies introduced by their school management, The PUNCH reports. The protesting students...

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Jan 28, 2020

PhD scandal: Drama as FG asks FIIRO workers to suspend protest

Representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology have met with workers at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, asking them to en...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Inter Milan sign Eriksen from Tottenham

Inter Milan announced the signing of Danish international midfielder Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday. The Serie A club said on its web si...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Imo speaker, seven lawmakers join APC

Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Collins Chiji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress from the Peoples Democratic Party. Seven other lawma...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari suspends inauguration of NDDC board confirmed by Senate

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has promised to send to the Senate, a fresh list of nominees for the board of the Niger Delta Development...

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Jan 28, 2020

1.2 million Nigerians out of reach of humanitarian aids

The Boko Haram conflict in the northern part of Nigeria has put more than a million Nigerians beyond the reach of humanitarian workers, an aid group, Doctors Wi...

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Jan 28, 2020

Malawi court to deliver presidential election verdict

Malawi’s Constitutional Court will on Monday’s hand down a ruling on the contested presidential election narrowly won by President Peter Mutharika. Alleging...

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Jan 28, 2020

50 killed in militia clashes in Central Africa town

Clashes between rival armed groups in Bria, a strategic town in the eastern Central African Republic, have left dozens dead, a senior official said on Tuesday....

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Jan 28, 2020

Breaking: Buhari writes Senate on reconstitution of NDDC board

ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, informing that recomposition of the board of the the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC would...

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