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Jan 27, 2020

Presidency lists Buhari’s achievements in Niger Delta since 2015

Nigeria’s Presidency on Monday reeled out achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Niger Delta region of the country since his first term election in 2...

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Jan 27, 2020

BREAKING: Court grants Shehu Sani N10m bail

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, granted bail to the former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, in the sum of N10m. The judge, Justic...

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Jan 27, 2020

135 passengers escape death in another plane accident in Iran

(Reuters/NAN) A Caspian Airlines plane skid off the runway onto a highway on landing at an airport in southwestern Iran on Monday. But all passengers were ev...

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Jan 27, 2020

China extends holiday to buy time as virus keeps spreading

China on Monday extended its biggest national holiday to buy time in the fight against a viral epidemic and neighbouring Mongolia closed its border after the de...

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Jan 27, 2020

Police discover dead baby in washing machine

Police in Russia have discovered a newborn baby dead in a washing machine. Russian authorities said in an official report that the mother of the newborn Nade...

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Jan 27, 2020

Turkey probes dozens over quake social media posts

Turkish prosecutors are investigating dozens of people for “provocative” social media messages about the deadly earthquake in eastern Turkey, reports said Monda...

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Jan 27, 2020

Portuguese hacker says he is behind Angola corruption leaks

Lawyers for a Portuguese computer hacker said on Monday he was responsible for revealing the dealings of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, a corruption sca...

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Jan 27, 2020

Kobe Byrant: Messi, Ronaldo pen emotional tributes

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among several people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN. Brya...

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Jan 27, 2020

UPDATED: Maryam Sanda to die by hanging for killing husband, ex-PDP chairman's nephew

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Monday convicted and sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for the murder of her husband, Bilyam...

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Jan 27, 2020

China votes $9 billion to contain spread of coronavirus

China’s finance ministry and National Health Commission have extended 60.33 billion yuan (S$11.8 billion) to help contain a spreading virus, according to a stat...

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Jan 27, 2020

UK unveils new visa scheme

Britain on Sunday announced a new fast-track visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians as it prepares a new immigration system for life out...

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Jan 27, 2020

Middle Belt Forum considers security outfit for region

• UPU urges S’ South govs to emulate S’ West counterparts • PDP asks N’ Assembly to quiz Buhari over insecurity The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has weighed the...

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Jan 27, 2020

PDP clears Akwa Ibom, Sokoto, Bauchi re-run polls, APC, AA win Imo, Cross River Rep seats

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won in all the re-run elections ordered by the Court of Appeal in Essien Udom Local Council in Akwa Ibom State. The r...

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Jan 27, 2020

Presidency orders air raids of bandits in Niger State

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) to deploy fighter aircraft for effective air attacks against bandits, kidnappers and ca...

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Jan 27, 2020

Ihedioha returns to Supreme Court, seeks review of ouster verdict

• Ruling is miscarriage of justice, say lawyers • How apex court failed in votes computation The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo...

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Jan 27, 2020

Imo Senatorial candidate allegedly shot dead security official

The people of Okigwe Senatorial Zone of Imo State have been thrown into mourning following the reported death of Ndubuisi Emenike, the Action Alliance Candidate...

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Jan 27, 2020

Amotekun proposed law: Personnel will have power to arrest criminals, says AG

Lagos, Ogun and Ekiti states are leading the drafting of model bills on the South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun. The Ekiti State Attorney General...

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Jan 27, 2020

Angelique Kidjo Beats Burna Boy To Best World Music Album Grammy

The hopes of thousands of Nigerian music fans for a second Grammy for the country this year have been dashed as Angelique Kidjo has beaten Burna Boy to the Gram...

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Jan 27, 2020

Rapper Nipsey Hussle wins two posthumous Grammys

The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legen...

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Jan 27, 2020

2020 Grammy Awards: List of winners in key categories

Here is a list of winners in key categories at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which took place on Sunday in Los Angeles. Teenage goth-pop iconoclast Billie E...

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