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  • Trump to pull US out of Paris Climate Accord

    President Donald Trump is set to announce his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord Thursday, a major step that will fulfill a campaign promise while sparking global outcry. The White House began informing members of Congress Thursday afternoon that Trump planned to pull out of the US from the landmark agreement,…

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  • UN: Severe drought displaces 714,000 Somalis

    The UN on Thursday said the estimated number of people displaced by the severe drought ravaging several parts of Somalia has risen to over 714,000 since November 2016. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), said in its latest report that 65 per cent of those displaced were under 18 years old….

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  • Ekiti man, 57, sentenced for raping 4-yr-old stepdaughter

    An Ado Ekiti High Court on Thursday sentenced a 57-year-old man, David Oluwatoba, to 14 years imprisonment  for raping his four year-old stepdaughter. Justice Toyin Abodunde  held that the prosecution had proved  the case  against the convict beyond reasonable doubt. The judge held that the prison term for the convict, who was first arraigned on Nov….

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  • Australia pledges to help Nigeria diversify economy

    Mr Dario Morosini, the Special Envoy for Human Rights of the Australian Prime Minster, has expressed his country’s commitment to support Nigeria’s quest to tackle insecurity and fight against corruption. A statement by the Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, Dr Clement Aduku, on Thursday in Abuja quoted Morosini as saying this when he visited the ministry. The…

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  • Hamburger saga: APC chieftain urges members to shun violence

    Former Chairman of Oshodi Local Government Area of Lagos State, Mr. Idris Bolaji Muse Ariyoh has called on members of the All Progressive  Congress (APC) to shun violence and embrace peace for the party to move forward. Ariyoh, who was speaking in respect of the crisis that rocked  the party during the last councillorship primaries…

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  • Govs raise the alarm over quality of rice

    From: Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The governors of the 36  states of the federation have expressed worry over the quality of rice being consumed by Nigerians, describing them as substandard and harmful to the human body, calling on the Nigeria Customs Service to expeditiously take measures to arrest the situation. In a statement by the Nigeria…

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  • Windstorm wreaks havoc in Enugu community

    …School buildings, markets, houses destroyed From: Aloysius Attah, Onitsha Residents of Aji community of Enugu Ezike, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State are counting their losses after windstorm destroyed community projects, houses, markets and residential buildings in the area. Among property destroyed were six blocks classrooms at the community college, Aji High…

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  • 2019: Why we want Sule Lamido as President, by N’Delta activist

    From: WOLE BALOGUN As the race for the 2019 presidential election begins begins, a Niger Delta activist and member of the 2015 PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Prince Afoke Okporua, on Thursday, said that Alhaji Sule Lamido, remains the man to beat at he poll. He insisted that people of the Niger Delta have no other…

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