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Edo State elects new governor today

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Residents of Edo State will today choose a new governor to succeed the outgoing Adams Oshiomhole. In compliance with the law, all the contesting political parties ended their campaigns yesterday. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said yesterday that it had deployed a total of 15, 250 personnel ...

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Obasanjo blames governors for economic recession

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday blamed the economic recession on what he described as a wasteful use of resources by state governors. Obasanjo accused the governors of tendencies to spend whatever revenue they have without saving for the future. He cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against investing Nigerian workers’ pension fund ...

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No going back on Biafra, Ikedife tells government

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The Deputy Chairman, Supreme Council of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Dr. Dozie Ikedife, yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that Ndigbo would not forget Biafra in a hurry. Ikedife, who was fielding questions from reporters in Nnewi, Anambra State, noted that nothing would make the Igbo to forget what they ...

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Gunmen kill Benue traditional ruler

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The traditional ruler of Mbayongo district in Kastina Ala local council of Benue State, Tyoor Awuha Alev, has been killed by unknown gunmen. He was shot dead at his palace in Vingir village around 8:00p.m. on Sunday. The Benue State Police Command Public Relations’ Officer, ASP Moses Yamu, said the ...

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Real Madrid to face Dortmund in toughest group game

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Defending champions Real Madrid travel to Germany for their toughest test in Group F as they face Borussia Dortmund in their second group game of UEFA Champions League today. While Real Madrid were held to a 2-2 draw at Las Palmas, high-flying Borussia Dortmund defeated Freiburg 3-1 on Saturday.Bouncing back ...

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Nigeria lost $5.9 billion to insurgency, says Abdulsalami

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Nigeria, according to former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, “recorded a loss of $5.9 billion or N1.8 trillion” to the Boko Haram crisis in the North East of the country. He added that the situation has “dangerously deepened the state of poverty in a region classified among the poorest ...

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Shell shuts down pipeline in Ogoniland after fire

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Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell on Monday shut down a major pipeline in southern Nigeria after fire broke out in its supply lines, a spokesman for the company said. “A fire has been observed on the right of way of the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP) at Gio in Ogoni land,” said ...

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Five children die in house fire

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Five children were killed in a house fire in Guam, officials said Tuesday, describing the blaze as probably the most deadly in the US Pacific territory’s history. The fire broke out late Monday night in a timber and wood house at Yigo, in the island’s north, the Guam Fire Department ...

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Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate

Republican nominee Donald Trump (L) and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton exchange during the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on September 26, 2016.
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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bickered and traded insults in a fiery US presidential debate Monday, as they aggressively pitched their case to tens of millions of American voters. With the White House rivals in a dead heat six weeks before election day, Clinton from the get-go painted her Republican ...

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The winners of Miss Peace Ambassador 2016/2017

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Photos from miss peace ambassador and peace achievement award.. This lovely event was hold on the 24th of September 2016 at Sheraton hotel abuja – *More Photos below*

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