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Buhari Lands In Abuja

Buhari Lands In Abuja

Buhari Lands In Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, this afternoon, arrived Abuja from London where he had been on medical leave since May 7. The Nigerian Airforce plane conveying the President arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at 4.35. On hand to welcome him were Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, top government officials and some state

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Barack Obama Breaks Twitter Record For Most Likes

Barack Obama Breaks Twitter Record For Most Likes A tweet quoting Nelson Mandela by former US President Barack Obama has picked up more than 3 million likes on Twitter, breaking the record for most likes. Posted on Sunday, the tweet reached the milestone on Thursday, breaking the previous record held by singer Ariana Grande after

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Nigeria Govt To Revive 5 Fertiliser Plants

Nigeria Govt To Revive 5 Fertiliser Plants The Government of Nigeria says five fertiliser blending plants will be revived by the end of August to complement the existing 11 under the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI). According to Mr Thomas Etuh, President, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) who said this in Lagos on Wednesday

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Constituency Projects In Wrong Address?

Constituency Projects In Wrong Address? Femi Fakeye is a member of the Federal House of Representatives. He represents Boluwaduro/Ifedayo/Ila federal constituency in Osun State, and he is in his second term at the National Assembly in Abuja. Perhaps when his length of time there is considered, he could pass for an experienced legislator, who knows

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179 Bodies Recovered From Sierra Leone Mudslide [Video]

179 Bodies Recovered From Sierra Leone Mudslide The Red Cross confirm 179 bodies have been delivered to the central mortuary in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, after a mudslide within the outskirts of the city on Monday morning. Red Cross spokesman, Abu Tarawallie, confirmed by telephone that the death toll is anticipated to rise as additional

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Collapsed Bridge: Youths Lock Down Port Harcourt Industrial Zone

Collapsed Bridge: Youths Lock Down Port Harcourt Industrial Zone The entire Eleme Industrial Cluster in Rivers State was shut down on Friday by Eleme youths who were demanding urgent government repair of the collapsed Aleto Bridge on the East – West federal highway. The youths blocked the road near the collapsed bridge as early as

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About 200 Refugees Thrown Into Yemen Sea

About 200 Refugees Thrown Into Yemen Sea More refugees and migrants have been “deliberately drowned” by human smugglers for the second time in 24 hours off the coast of Yemen, according to the United Nation’s migration agency. Patrol teams from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) found in the south of Yemen at least five

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Oil Prices Rises To $53 As Saudi Cuts Exports

Oil Prices Rises To $53 As Saudi Cuts Exports Oil prices rose on Thursday lifted by a sustained decline in inventories and Saudi Arabia’s preparedness to cut crude supplies to its prized Asian customers. Brent crude futures were 52.99 dollars a barrel by 0855 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate crude was up 17 cents

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