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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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U.S. Student Dead in Shooting at Savannah State University

Shots rang out on Savannah State University’s campus Thursday, with one student killed and the university placed on lockdown.

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GUARDROOM – Who is a Professional Security Guard?

Who is a Professional Security Guard?

Security service is one of the most important elements of a successful business operation. Security personnel are hired to help keep people and the premises safe and maintain peace and order. They are also often hired to serve as personal escorts and safety officers. Businesses have to deal with the reality that theft and other crimes can occur on business premises. Some businesses such as convenience stores, banks and retail stores, may be more of a target for criminals and petty thieves than other types, but a wide variety of businesses choose to hire security guards.

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NSCDC nabs three over impersonation in Jigawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Jigawa, on Friday, said it arrested three suspects, including a lady (names withheld), for alleged impersonation and examination malpractice.

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Police rescue pregnant teenagers, babies from Enugu ‘maternity home’

ENUGU—Five pregnant girls and nine babies, under one year old, have been recovered from a maternity home, identified as Daughters of Divine Home Pro-live, located on Aria Road, by Cemetery axis of Enugu metropolis.

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NDLEA arrests another Arik staff involved in UK drug case

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has apprehended an Arik Air staff, Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver, over his alleged role in the trafficking of cocaine seized by United Kingdom Border Force at Heathrow Airport, London, on Monday.

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Pirates attack boat, abduct 2 monarchs, one security escort in Bayelsa

Unidentified gunmen suspected to be sea pirates on Wednesday, attacked two passenger boats and kidnapped three persons along the Ogbia to Brass waterways in Bayelsa.
Asinim Butswat, Police Spokesman for Bayelsa Command, confirmed the development on Thursday but said that details were still sketchy,

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Suicide bombers attack Chad military camp

N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Two suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a Chadian army camp on Wednesday, according to security sources who blamed the attack on Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamist group that Chad and other countries in the region are pursuing militarily.

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DAILY TIPS: 10 Conscious security tips for every Nigerian

As Nigeria’s security situation increasingly becomes a dilemma, One begins to ponder where to run to. Is it a crime to be born here?, Recently adjudged as the 6th worst Nation to live in Africa, Nigeria over the years due to crass decay in Leadership and increased corruption has become a danger zone  for its citizens and the international community. Government and public office holder’s detachment from their communities and responsibilities have come back to hurt us. We have thus bitten the forbidden fruit.

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Two police officers arrested for robbery, impersonation in Anambra

Two police officers and 25 others have been paraded for various offences by the Anambra State Police Command.

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TV Reporter, Cameraman Killed After On-Air Gunman Opens Fire in Virginia

A gunman opened fire Wednesday morning on a TV news crew conducting a live broadcast from a Virginia State park, killing a reporter, Alison Parker and photographer, Adam Ward at the Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain Lake.

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NDLEA investigates Arik crew member nabbed with cocaine in London

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Tuesday night stormed the headquarters of Arik Air in Ikeja Lagos following the arrest in London of a crew member of the airline for allegedly being in possession of cocaine.

The Arik crew member, identified by the anti-narcotics agency as Chika Egwu Udensi, was arrested on Monday night by operatives of the United Kingdom Border Force with 20 kilogrammes of cocaine in London.

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Pesticides can cause health challenges to workers – NAFDAC

Dr. Paul Orhii, Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug and Administration and Control, has said that pesticides application to crops can pose health challenges.

Orhii made this known said when he spoke on the theme: “Safe and Responsible Use and Disposal of Pesticides,” at an awareness workshop for farmers and agrochemical dealers in Makurdi, Benue State on Tuesday.

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Two Nato Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Two Nato soldiers have been killed at a military base in the south of Afghanistan after two people in Afghan military uniforms opened fire on their vehicles.

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B.E.W.A.R.E: Child abductors on the prowl

WITH her poise and sense of dressing, Sayo Adeolu comes across as being elegant even though her looks can’t be described as charming. Her appearance can also lead one  to assume that she works with one of the reputable companies in Lagos. But Adeolu is neither a graduate of any tertiary institution nor had she worked in any corporate environment. Her fashion sense was inherited from her late mum who, she told  VanguardFeatures,VF, was a prosperous Alhaja at Jibowu.

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14-yr-old boy kills brother with dad’s gun while ‘acting’ movie

ENUGU—The sleepy town of Umueze, Enugwu-Achi, Oji-River Local Government Area, Enugu State, was last Monday thrown into mourning, following the death of three-year-old Akachukwu in the hands of his 14-year-old brother Ebubechukwu,14, using their father’s gun.

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