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NYSC to stop posting of corps members to Delta communities


The National Youth Service Corps has put an end to the posting of corps members to the Udu and Warri South-West Local Government Areas of Delta State. The NYSC Co-ordinator in the state, Mr. Benjamin Ayodele, who disclosed this, said the decision was due to the lingering boundary dispute between Aladja community in Udu LGA and Ogbe-Ijoh community in Warri ...

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Israel set to cede parts of Jerusalem in peace deal

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Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians. Palestinians wanted the eastern part of the city for a future independent state. The amendment passed by the Israeli parliament to existing legislation raised from 61 to 80 the number of votes that would be required in the 120-seat Knesset to ...

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Israel targets Hamas sites after Gaza rocket attack


Israeli aircraft attacked Hamas bases in Gaza early Tuesday in response to a rocket from the Palestinian enclave targeting southern Israel hours before, officials said. The aircraft targeted a “military compound belonging to the terrorist organisation Hamas,” a statement from the army read. Palestinian security sources said the strikes were in Khan Younes in the south and Deir al-Balah in ...

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Buhari set to inaugurate Nigeria’s first inland dry port Thursday


President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday inaugurate Nigeria’s first inland dry port in Kaduna State. A dry port is an inland intermodal terminal directly connected by road, rail and air to a seaport and operates as a centre for trans-shipment of sea cargoes to inland destinations. According to the Nigerian Shippers Council, all is set for the President to inaugurate ...

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