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  • 2019: Female professor declares presidential ambition

    From: LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a professor of Language and Communication Arts at the Rivers State University of Education, Prof. Olufumilayo Adesanya-Davies, has announced his intention to contest the presidential election. Adesanya-Davies made her intention public, on Tuesday, while addressing newsmen in Ilorin, Kwara State. The Ira-Kwara born don said…

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  • Buhari’s son now in stable condition, says Doctors’ Guild

    From: Kemi Yesufu, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari son, Yusuf, who has been on hospital admission, following a bike accident, is now in stable condition, it has emerged. Yusuf, who was involved in a bike crash, on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Gwarimpa in the Federal Capital Territory, suffered injuries to his head and limb. Following…

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  • Egypt hangs five prisoners: officials

    Egyptian prison authorities executed on Tuesday five inmates who had been sentenced to death, four of them over a bombing that killed military cadets, security officials said. The hangings came days after the execution of 15 inmates convicted of attacking police and the military in the largest mass execution in Egypt in recent memory. Four…

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  • Wenger charged by FA over West Brom outburst

    Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has been charged by the Football Association (FA) over his conduct following the 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, English football’s governing body announced Tuesday. The 68-year-old Frenchman reacted furiously to referee Mike Dean’s decision to award a penalty to West Brom in the 89th minute for handball by…

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  • Displaced by Boko Haram, refugees turn to barter to survive

    (Reuters) Cash cannot be king for the people of Bakasi camp. Instead, a small bundle of firewood can be traded for some milk. An unwanted bowl of baby fish is good in exchange for cooking oil. Peanuts are always in high demand. With little money to hand at the best of times, and struggling to…

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  • Buhari condemns Rivers, Kaduna New Year’s Day attacks

    (Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye – ABUJA) President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned, in strong terms, killings of innocent persons in Omoku, Rivers State and traditional ruler, the Etum Numana, Dr. Gambo Makama, and his wife, in Sango Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the New Year. President Buhari described the acts as ‘shocking and outrageous, reprehensible and…

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  • Low turnout as work resumes in Abuja

    (NAN) Only a few workers resumed work Tuesday at the various ministries of the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, after the New Year holiday. Official activities were still at a low ebb due to the poor turnout of workers, NAN reports. The Federal Government declared Monday, December 25, Tuesday, December 26, and Monday, January 1 as public…

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  • Doctor dies from stroke after ‘marathon’ work

    A 43-year-old doctor from China reportedly died of stroke after working non-stop for 18 hours. Dr. Zhao Bianxiang, who was the deputy director of the Department of Respiratory Care at the Yuci District Hospital, in Jinzhong, Shanxi, collapsed in front of a patient while making her rounds. According to Shanxi Evening News, Dr Zhao began…

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  • Death toll in Benue village attacks rises to 50

    (Rose Ejembi – MAKURDI) About 50 persons, including women, children and some members of the Live Stock Guards, have been massacred by suspected herdsmen in six communities across two local government areas of Logo and Guma in Benue State. The communities are Gaambe-Tiev, Ayilamo and Turan all in Logo Local Government Area as well as…

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  • North Korea offered high-level talks by South on Olympics

    (dpa/NAN) South Korea on Tuesday offered to hold high-level talks with North Korea, a day after North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un extended his country’s bitter rival a rare olive branch during his New Year’s address. Unification Minister, Cho Myoung-gyon, proposed that the two sides meet in the village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone on…

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