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Sudan: Intercommunal Clashes Displace Tens Of Thousands In Volatile Darfur Region

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Sudan: Intercommunal Clashes Displace Tens Of Thousands In Volatile Darfur Region


Sudan: Intercommunal Clashes Displace Tens Of Thousands In Volatile Darfur Region

Around 40,000 have been displaced in Sudan’s West Darfur State in recent days, following intercommunal clashes, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) […]

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NSCDC

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NSCDC Rescues Abandoned Newborn Baby In Abuja


NSCDC Rescues Abandoned Newborn Baby In Abuja

The FCT command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps,NSCDC has rescued a newborn baby wrapped and thrown away by her mother after birth. The […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Lifeless Body Of Child, 10, Found In Landing Gear Of Plane In Paris


Lifeless Body Of Child, 10, Found In Landing Gear Of Plane In Paris

Reports say a child stowaway has been found dead inside the landing gear of a plane after it touched down in Paris. The body was discovered […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Push for Tripoli: Libya Rebel Capture Sirte, Birthplace Of Gaddafi


Push for Tripoli: Libya Rebel Capture Sirte, Birthplace Of Gaddafi

Report says forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar are in control of Sirte, the birthplace of former ruler Muammar Gaddafi. The self-styled Libyan National Army […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

Iran Finds Black Boxes From Crashed Plane: Aviation Authority


Iran Finds Black Boxes From Crashed Plane: Aviation Authority

Iranian search and rescue teams have found the black boxes from a Ukrainian airliner that crashed Wednesday soon after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, the country’s […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Remotely Detonated Al-Shabaab Bomb Kills 3, Wounds 6 In Somali Capital


Remotely Detonated Al-Shabaab Bomb Kills 3, Wounds 6 In Somali Capital

Report says a car bomb exploded at a checkpoint in Somalia’s capital Wednesday morning, killing three people and wounding six others. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

PDP Chairman Slumps, Dies In Kogi


PDP Chairman Slumps, Dies In Kogi

Kogi West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ojo is dead. Ojo slumped and died on Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. The Kogi State […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

Electricity Tariff: Minor Review Order Has No Immediate Impact On Consumers, Says NERC


Electricity Tariff: Minor Review Order Has No Immediate Impact On Consumers, Says NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said the minor review order released by the Commission on January 3 has no immediate impact on end-user tariffs. […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 debby eselebor

CAF Awards: Mane, Oshoala Emerge Africa’s Best


CAF Awards: Mane, Oshoala Emerge Africa’s Best

Senegal forward, Sadio Mane, has emerged as the 2019 Male African Player of the Year while Nigerian star, Asisat Oshoala, claimed the prize for the women […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 debby eselebor

Superb City Outclass United


Superb City Outclass United

Holders Manchester City will take a commanding lead into the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final after outclassing neighbours Manchester United at Old Trafford. Marcus […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Iran Crash: Three British Nationals Among Dead In Ukrainian Plane Crash


Iran Crash: Three British Nationals Among Dead In Ukrainian Plane Crash

Reports say three British nationals were on board the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran leaving no survivors. Vadym Prystaiko said they were among the more […]

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Donald Trump

no responses. January 8, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

Trump responds to Iranian attacks: ‘All is well!’


Trump responds to Iranian attacks: ‘All is well!’

President Donald Trump has responded to Tuesday night’s attack by Iran on US and coalition forces stationed at bases in Iraq. “All is well! Missiles launched […]

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More international support needed to curb deadly measles outbreak in DR Congo

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WHO Seeks More International Support To Curb Deadly Measles Outbreak In DR Congo


WHO Seeks More International Support To Curb Deadly Measles Outbreak In DR Congo

Countries are being asked to step up assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) which is facing the world’s worst measles epidemic, with more […]

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The French president, Emmanuel Macron,

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French Strikes: Talks Begin In Move To End Month-long Stoppages


French Strikes: Talks Begin In Move To End Month-long Stoppages

The French government has begun crucial talks with unions to try to end the stand-off over pensions reform that has sparked the country’s longest transport strikes […]

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Iran Fires Rockets At US Forces In Iraq

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Iran Fires Rockets At US Forces In Iraq


Iran Fires Rockets At US Forces In Iraq

Iranian rockets hit two Iraqi bases hosting US troops amid escalating tensions following US killing of Iran’s Soleimani. Iran has fired more than a dozen rockets […]

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At least 170 Killed In Ukrainian Plane Crash

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At least 170 Killed In Ukrainian Plane Crash


At least 170 Killed In Ukrainian Plane Crash

A Ukrainian airplane carrying at least 170 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all aboard, state TV reported. The plane […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Insurgency: Presidency Reacts To Recent Statements By Some Religious Leaders


Insurgency: Presidency Reacts To Recent Statements By Some Religious Leaders

In response to recent statements by some religious leaders,the Federal Government says the security forces of Nigeria are working continuously to return those taken hostage by […]

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Magu Inspects Forfeited Vehicles In Niger Delta Army Barracks, Warns Illegal Oil Bunkerers

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Magu Inspects Forfeited Vehicles, Warns Illegal Oil Bunkerers In Niger Delta


Magu Inspects Forfeited Vehicles, Warns Illegal Oil Bunkerers In Niger Delta

The Acting Chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has warned illegal oil bunkerers in the Niger Delta region to desist […]

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UNIBEN Vice Chancellor Seeks EFCC Collaboration

no responses. January 8, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

UniBen Vice Chancellor Seeks EFCC Collaboration


UniBen Vice Chancellor Seeks EFCC Collaboration

The newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Lilian Salami has paid a courtesy visit to the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic […]

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