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Daily Archives: Monday, September 11, 2017

Jonathan believed Boko Haram was set up to bring down his govt – Obasanjo


Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why the war against the Boko Haram insurgency has remained intractable, noting that the country needed to treat the root of the problem and not the symptoms. Speaking in an interview with the BBC in Lagos, Obasanjo noted that former president Goodluck Jonathan did not take the insurgency seriously in the belief that the ...

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I am ready for Pulev – Anthony Joshua

Britain’s Anthony Joshua said on Monday he is looking forward to showcasing the lessons he learned from his stunning win over Wladimir Klitschko when he puts his world heavyweight title on the line. Joshua, 27, will face his IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev of Bulgaria under a closed roof at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on October 28 after his hopes of ...

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I almost ran away from Nigeria – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari says he is thankful for the improved rainy season in the country in the last two years, admitting that he would have run away from the country if there was no rain. Buhari said this on Monday when he received the National Council of Traditional Rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad SAbubakar III, in Aso ...

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Update: Death toll from Mexico quake rises to 96

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Authorities recovered more bodies Monday from the rubble of the Mexico’s huge earthquake, bringing the death toll to 96 as the president prepares to visit the worst-hit region, his office said. The latest deaths were reported in the southern state of Oaxaca, which bore the brunt of Thursday’s quake and which President Enrique Pena Nieto was expected to visit on ...

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Putin agrees to broaden proposed UN Ukraine mission

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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Monday said he supported widening the terms for a proposed UN force to protect observers monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but his proposal was unlikely to get Kiev’s agreement. Putin told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone call that he was willing to see the mission operate “not only on the front line ...

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World’s first bendable smartphone to debut soon.

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All the way from China, the home of most of the world’s electronics including smartphones, a young startup, Moxi Group is putting down plans to begin selling the world’s first bendable/foldable smartphone. The company which is based in the Chonquing Province, reportedly stated that it is planning on shipping about 100,000 units of its highly-flexible devices in China by the end of ...

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