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Kogi strike: Stop the tyrannic politicization of workers welfare – PDP warns Gov Bello

Kogi strike: Stop the tyrannic politicization of workers welfare – PDP warns Gov Bello

The Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has called on the state government to make workers’ welfare
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Russia tells US, N Korea ‘hot heads’ to calm down

Russia tells US, N Korea ‘hot heads’ to calm down

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has urged "hot heads" to calm down, calling an escalating war of words between US President
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Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US officials have told election authorities in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification
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Police arrest peace corps members

Police arrest peace corps members

The Lagos State police command on Friday arrested 34 officials of the Peace Corp para-military outfit, an organization it has
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Nigeria wants IMF, World Bank reformed

Nigeria wants IMF, World Bank reformed

  Nigeria has demanded the reform of the Bretton Wood Institutions to make them responsive to the needs of developing countries
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Pyongyang threatens H-bomb test over Pacific Ocean

Pyongyang threatens H-bomb test over Pacific Ocean

North Korea says it may test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after US President Donald Trump threatened to destroy the country,
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Trudeau tells UN Canada has failed indigenous people

Trudeau tells UN Canada has failed indigenous people

Declaring that Canada is "no land of wonders", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the United Nations that his country was
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Trump signs new order to expand North Korea sanctions

Trump signs new order to expand North Korea sanctions

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order allowing Washington to ramp up sanctions against North Korea over its
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Presidency reveals when Buhari will return after UN Assembly

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that his principal will return to the country by early next week.

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi denies going ‘soft’ on military

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

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Oba of Benin establishes Academy for art, culture

Benin kingdom in Edo state has resolved to formally kick start an academy for art, culture and tourism to revitalize the Benin cultural heritage which was in systematic decay.

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Earthquake kills more than 200 in central Mexico

It was a double blow from nature on Tuesday for Mexico as it  did not just have a fresh earthquake to contend with, but also  the problem of the small eruption of Popocatepetl volcano.

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Herdsmen reprisal attack in Jos kills 20

At least 20 perons were hacked to death in the early hours of yesterday when suspected Fulani gunmen invaded Ancha village, in Miango district, a community in the neighbourhood of Jos, Plateau State, leaving at least nine others severely injured in the wake of it.

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Mexico quake death toll rises to 61 as rescue effort begins

The number of people killed by a powerful earthquake off the southern coast of Mexico has risen to at least 61, officials say.

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Kogi police kill notorious, vicious, long-reigning serial killer

The Kogi will now experience some quiet and peace following the killing of a notorious serial killer, Mr. Lukman Issah, aka Commander.

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Pope addresses violence against women on Colombia visit

Pope Francis has condemned “verbal and physical violence towards women” and called for “respect” while addressing large crowds on a visit to Colombia.

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Boko Haram kills eight farmers in Borno

Boko Haram jihadists killed eight people in a series of raids on farming communities in northeast Nigeria, civilian militia members and local residents told AFP on Friday.

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Police arrest Army deserter who trains IPOB members

A 26-year-old army deserter, Ebeje Nnamdi, suspected to be the trainer of members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been arrested by Police in Anambra.

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North Korea crisis can be solved with ‘common sense’ – Putin

Vladimir Putin has said he believes world leaders can use “common sense” and ease tensions over North Korea through diplomatic means.

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Magnitude-8 earthquake hits southern Mexico

A magnitude-8 earthquake has struck off the southern coast of Mexico, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking buildings in the capital city and killing at least two people.

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Togo blocks internet as protests continue

Togolese authorities have blocked internet access as opponents of President Faure Gnassingbe marched for a second day against his family’s 50-year rule.

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NAF flew 1,077 hours to tackle Boko Haram – Abubakar

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Thursday said the air force flew for about 1,077 hours between May and now to combat the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East region.

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Qatar donates $30m to help Harvey victims in Texas

Qatar is donating $30m to help people in Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey, its ambassador said, apparently the largest contribution from a foreign government to assist the devastated stretches of the Texas coast.

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