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Dialog on North Korea is over – US

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The time for talk on North Korea is “over”, the u. s. said, spurning a world organisation response to Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile launch in favour of bomber flights and missile implements of war tests. Nikki Haley, the United States envoy to the United Nations, same there was “no point” in holding a vain emergency Security Council session, warning that ...

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Gunmen attacks Kenyan Deputy President’s House,kills 4.

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Police sources confirmed on saturday, twenty ninth july that 3 gunmen who laid seige on the house of the country’s deputy president William Ruto Sugoi have been killed, whereas a policeman additionally lost his life when engaging the gunmen for hours. Police sources said the fourth suspect was shot and fatally wounded. The four gunmen ambushed the house shortly when ...

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ONLY IN NIGERIA

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If it were a Hollywood movie, it would have made the Oscars. Sadly, it was not make-believe; it was real, it happened and it could only have happened in Black World’s most populous country, Nigeria, where strange things are never strange. In many respects, it is evidence of how much the country has suffered in the hands of its political ...

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Canada @ 150 – The argument for a seat at the UN Security Council

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Canada’s milestone anniversary as it clocks 150 is not only a landmark achievement but also significant. Beyond the democratic ideals which promote freedom to attain the summit of happiness and prosperity, the country is also the melting pot for cross-cultural connection. The country boasts of not less than 200 different nationalities as it provides a safe haven for thousands seeking ...

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Full list of constitution amendments by senate

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32 new amendments has been officially made to the country’s 1999 constitution. Below are the new amendments:   1. Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the Council of State) – This bill seeks to amend the Third Schedule to include former Presidents of the Senate and Speakers of the ...

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EU raises concern over new Russia sanctions

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Brussels has expressed deep concern over the implications of new sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea, especially as it affects the flow of energy from Russia to Europe. Officials of the European Commission has stated that they were ready to defend the interest of the EU if they were not addressed by the US. Lawmakers in the lower legislative ...

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Hernandez jailed three years for threatening to kill Obama

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The 32-year-old man from Massachusetts has been sentenced to 3 years behind bars for threatening to kill then Barack Obama once United States president, prosecutors declared. Alex Hernandez on Wednesday was sentenced by federal judge Indira Talwani to thirty seven months, to be served at the same time with a five-to-eight-year term he’s already serving for drugs and firearms offenses. ...

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Britain and Mexico to take Brexit trade deal

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Fox announced britain had launched a casual working group with Latin America’s second-largest economy seeking to “ensure all the preferential arrangements that the united kingdom presently enjoys with mexico stay in place.” Britain is walking a delicate line as Brexit talks inch forward in Bruxelles. It will be ousted from all EU trade deals once it leaves the bloc on ...

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Boko Haram attack: NNPC suspends oil exploration in Chad region.

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The Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has halted its crude oil exploration within the lake region in parts of Borno State. After a awfully serious attack on the work force and a few military security personnel by the Boko Haram group, the NNPC has suspended all activities for currently in this region. The minister for petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said ...

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EFCC Seals Enugu Mall

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The Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wed sealed the multi-billion naira Enugu Mall occupied by SPAR, a multinational retail outlet. Mr Chris Oluka, the head of Public Affairs of EFCC, confirmed the incident, saying that the managers of the building flouted the directive of EFCC on the development of the building. Oluka stated that the officers from Abuja ...

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Customs generates N486bn in six months

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The Nigeria Customs Service has made a revenue of N486bn from January to June, this year. With regard to the revenue (N385bn) that was made last year in the same space of time in 2016, the Nigeria Customs Service broke the record. The Public Relations Officer, NCS, Mr Joseph Attah, gave the figure on Wednesday in Abuja. Attah mentioned in ...

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National Assembly passes Peace Corps bill

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On Tuesday, despite a contrary legal recommendation, Senate passed the bill seeking to establish the Nigerian peace corps in concurrence with the House of Representatives. The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, in its report, strongly criticised the establishment of the corps. But the lawmakers adopted the report on the Senate and House of Representatives’ Conference Committee, ...

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106 Chibok girls set to start school September – FG

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On Saturday, the federal government assured Nigerians that the 106 Chibok girls, who were freed by the Boko Haram insurgents, would finally resume school in September 2017. Minister of women Affairs and Social Development, Jummai Alhassan, said this during a special luncheon organized for the girls and their parents in Abuja. The rehabilitation and reintegration programmes organised for the girls ...

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The house will support passage of Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill – Doagara

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Mr. Yakubu Dogara, the Speaker of House of Representatives expressed in an interview that the “Not-Too-Young-To-Run’’ Bill wasn’t removed from the bill report to be considered soon by the House. He made the clarification at the backdrop of outcry that the Bill had been removed from the Constitution amendment Report, that was set at comprehensive on Thursday. Mr Yussuff Lasun, ...

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Guinean President announces one day Prayer For Buhari

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President of Guinea, Alpha Condé has asked all Muslims the in the country to hold a 24-hour prayer for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. Condé announced this while delivering a speech to the country’s Council of Ministers during a meeting on Thursday. At the meeting, he expressed his concern for the sick Nigerian President and afterward declared that Friday ...

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Patriotism: Toronto condemned a patriotic act which saved taxpayers $50,000

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A local patriotic citizen built a set of stairs at his park for just C$550 when the city budgeted a cost of a minimum of C$65,000 ($51,500, £40,000) for it. This act can be seen as an act of patriotism, and everybody should emulate this. But, rather than the government commendation, Toronto has blocked off the access to the local ...

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US: Trump legal team spokesman Mark Corallo resigns.

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US: The spokesman for U.S. President resigned. It was reported that Mr. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for marc Kasowitz, who is defending Mr Trump in an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s election. Mr Corallo disagreed with the strategy of Mr Trump’s lawyers to halt the team that’s heading the investigation. Mr Corallo is close to justice department ...

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Court: Evans’ case adjourned till July 27

Court hearing has been further adjourned till July 27, 2017 in the N300m basic rights enforcement suit filed against the Inspector-General of Police by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans. Justice Chuka Obiozor refused to entertain the Evans’ case on Thursday on the premise that his lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, had yet to pay the correctional fee (N20, 000) ...

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