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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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Travellers stranded, houses submerged as downpour hits Kogi

Passengers along the Okene-Lokoja-Abuja federal high way were stranded on Thursday as hundreds of vehicles were held up in a gridlock following a downpour which lasted for several hours.

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NSCDC arrest alleged vandal of electricity installations

An alleged vandal, Abdullahi Maraya, who specializes in destroying electricity installations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has been arrested and paraded by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

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NATO urges tougher implementation of North Korea sanctions

NATO on Wednesday demanded tougher implementation of sanctions against North Korea in the wake of the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, and called for new efforts to draw the reclusive state away from its “threatening and destabilising path”.

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Suspected bomb lab found near Paris, two arrested

A suspected bomb-making laboratory was discovered Wednesday in an unoccupied apartment in a Paris suburb, leading to two arrests, sources close to the probe said.

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US says drone strike kills 3 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

A U.S. military drone strike has killed three members of the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said Wednesday.

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Union confirms killing of Nigerian by South African policemen

The Nigerian Community in South Africa, on Wednesday confirmed the killing of one of its members, Mr Clement Ofoma, at Springs town, near Johannesburg.

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Nigeria’s Super Tucano jets include guided bombs, rockets

Paveway 11 guided bombs, laser-guided rockets and infrared sensors are being sold to Nigeria by the United States government, along with the 12 Super Tucano fighter jets, expected to aid the military in ending the eight year-old Boko Haram insurgency in the north east.

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121 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday said it had received another batch of 121 stranded Nigerians from Libya, making a total of 2,638 Nigerians repatriated since February.

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Togo protesters demand constitutional reform

Hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters have reportedly taken to the streets across Togo to call for constitutional reform, despite an apparent government concession to their demands.

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It’s no longer business as usual for criminals in Lagos – CP

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has issued a stern warning to criminals operating in the state, saying he would ensure that the residents of the state sleep well.

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More than 100 inmates escape in Congo prison break

More than 100 inmates escaped from a prison in the Democratic Republic of Congo during heavy rains, the jail’s director, Mutanade Nyongoli, said on Tuesday.

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North Korea’s missiles ‘could reach Europe sooner than expected’ – French minister

North Korea could develop missiles that can reach Europe sooner than expected, the French defence minister has warned.

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New security measures in Burkina capital after attacks

Burkina Faso has put in place new security measures in the capital Ouagadougou following attacks by suspected jihadists last month that killed 19 people, the security minister said Monday.

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Lesotho’s army chief shot dead by rival soldiers

Lesotho’s army commander was shot dead by rival officers at a military barracks Tuesday, an official told AFP, in an apparent assassination set to revive instability in the mountainous African kingdom.

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Top military officers escape death in Cross River

The Commander of the Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (ODS) Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman, and top military officers escaped death on Tuesday when the Ikang Jetty in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State collapsed.

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