Friday, November 17, 2017
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Sleepy Mugabe says he won’t quit

Sleepy Mugabe says he won’t quit

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, refused to resign during a crunch meeting Thursday with military
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Democracy under threat in Zimbabwe-Rights group

Democracy under threat in Zimbabwe-Rights group

The United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP), an NGO, has said that democracy is under threat in Zimbabwe following military
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Court halts IGP’s investigation by Senate

Court halts IGP’s investigation by Senate

The U.S. is seeking “a new era” for Zimbabwe, the State Department’s top official for Africa said, implicitly calling on
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“I remain Zimbabwe’s ruler” – Arrested Mugabe insists

“I remain Zimbabwe’s ruler” – Arrested Mugabe insists

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday. The source said Mugabe
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Britain, Canada against U.S on coal

Britain, Canada against U.S on coal

Britain and Canada are opposing the United States and forging to prevail on nations at U.N. climate talks on Thursday
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Grace Mugabe falls to grass, abandoned

Grace Mugabe falls to grass, abandoned

The political house  being nurtured by Grace Mugabe, the ambitious wife of the 93 year old Zimbabwe’s former leader, has
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Earthquake hits South Korea

Earthquake hits South Korea

dpa/NAN) A powerful earthquake struck the South Korean city of Pohang on Wednesday, with local media reporting that resulting tremors
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Huge crowd welcomes Buhari to South East, unveils project

Huge crowd welcomes Buhari to South East, unveils project

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Abakaliki in Ebonyi state to the warm embrace of a mammoth crowed as he started
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70% drugs in Nigeria not fake – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denied reports that 70 per cent of drugs in the country are fake and described such information as false and misleading.

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NCAA alerts airline operators on weather hazard

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a weather alert to all airline operators indicating hazards associated with Harmattan dust haze in flight operations at this period of the year.

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U.S. couple starves child to death as punishment

An Illinois, U.S., couple is facing a first degree murder and two counts of endangering the life and health of a child after they allegedly starved a 6-year-old boy for two years as punishment.

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Group cautions ECOWAS on common currency, advocates anti-terrorism taskforce

The United Global Resolve for Peace(UGRFP), an NGO, has urged the ECOWAS Commission and Parliament to hold off plans to implement ECO as the common currency for West African states.

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Trump feels insulted being called ‘old’ by Kim Jong Un

U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had insulted him by calling him “old” and said he would never call Kim “short and fat.”

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U.S. warships cause fresh tension in Korea Peninsula

Three U.S. military aircraft carriers are heading to the same part of the world at the same time, to take part in a rare military exercise not seen in a decade.

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Peace Corps floors police, gets N12.5m compensation

Peace Corps of Nigeria has defeated the Nigerian police as the court orders the Nigerian authorities to pay N12.5 million compensation to peace corps.

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Vocational skills for families of slain soldiers

The Nigerian Army on Thursday said it commenced a Skills Acquisition and Vocational Scheme to support families of soldiers who lost their lives fighting the Boko Haram insurgents.

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Mike Tyson deported from Chile

Chilean police on Thursday deported a disheveled U.S. boxer Mike Tyson citing non-compliance with immigration laws.

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Whistleblower rakes dollars, pounds from Ikoyi apartment’s money

The “young man” who blew the whistle on the money recovered from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire as he has been officially compensated.

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Shocking: What Kaduna teachers wrote, scripts go viral

Kaduna State government has released shocking samples of the answer scripts of the 25,000 teachers who sat for a competency test recently, with 75 per cent failing woefully.

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Saudi arrests 201 in corruption crackdown

Saudi Arabia said Thursday 201 people are being held for questioning over an estimated $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption, after the biggest purge of the kingdom’s elite in its modern history.

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Somalia: New base for ISIS

(Reuters/NAN) A militant faction loyal to Islamic State (ISIS) has increased its followers in northern Somalia from a few dozen in 2016 to up to 200 this year, a UN report said days after the group came under U.S. air attack for the first time.

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North Korea admits sanctions hurting citizens

FILE PHOTO: North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un makes a statement regarding U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the U.N. general assembly, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 22, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS/File Photo ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT

North Korea on Wednesday said it was working to uphold women’s rights and gender equality but that sanctions imposed by major powers were taking a toll on vulnerable families.

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Army denies forcing Boko Haram suspects to drink urine

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday denied forcing the 486  Boko Haram suspects arrested on their way from Jigawa to Port Harcourt on June 15, 2014, in 33 buses to drink urine.

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