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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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Gbaramatu monarch warns militants

Pere Williams Ogoba, Oboro II, the monarch of Gbaramatu Kingdom in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta, has ordered the arrest of anyone found around oil installations in his domain.

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Army destroy 46 oil bunker sites in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army said it had destroyed 46 illegal bunker sites in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Rivers at the just-concluded Exercise Crocodile Smile II.

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EFCC recovers N738b, says Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday in Austria said it recovered loots totalling N738.9 billion or $2.9 billion between May, 2015 and Oct. 20, 2017.

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The Mugabes’ coup will be resisted: War Veteran

The head of Zimbabwe’s influential war veterans association, Chris Mutsvangwa,said the plan of President Robert Mugabe to instal his wife, Grace as vice president, will be resisted.

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2018 Budget: stakeholders advise FG to check militants

Some stakeholders have advised the Federal Government to check activities of militants to achieve the 2018 budget revenue target.

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INEC deploys 23,000 for Anambra polls – REC

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says twenty-three thousand (23, 000) ad hoc staff will be deployed for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra.

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Boroh urges Niger Delta Avengers to maintain existing peace

The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), has urged members of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), to maintain the existing peace in the region.

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Tax probe: Queen Elizabeth II in trouble

Britain’s main opposition party called for a public inquiry on Monday after the Paradise Papers identified Queen Elizabeth II and a donor to the ruling Conservatives as users of controversial offshore tax avoidance services.

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Zimbabwe: Mugabe sacks vice president Mnangagwa

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Monday fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president, Information Minister Simon Moyo said.

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149 more Nigerians abandon Libya

Pic. 33. One of the 164 Nigerians who voluntarily returned from Libya thanking God after the aircraft landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos State on Thursday (25/5/17). 25/5/2017/ Solo Omos/HB/BJO/NAN

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday received 149 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, bringing the total number brought back to the country in the last five weeks to 975.

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Attack on oil installations: NDDC boss begs Avengers

The Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to reconsider its threat for renewed hostilities and bombings of oil installations in the region.

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Lone wolf kills at least 20 in Texas church

A lone gunman  killed at least 25 worshippers in  First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, a small town in southeast Texas on Sunday, local media reported, citing the county authorities.

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Texas church shooting: Suspect’s identity revealed

The identity of  the suspected shooter who opened fire in a rural Texas church on Sunday has been revealed. He is Devin Kelley.

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Soldiers mount operation to hit terrorists in Zamfara

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has announced that a military joint patrol tagged “Harbin Kunama II” would soon commence in Zamfara state to completely wipe out terrorists in the area.

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Trump sends fresh warning to North Korea

US President Donald Trump issued a fresh warning to North Korea on Monday, saying the  time for “strategic patience” is over.

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