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Katsina Issues Directive On Security

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Following the recent rise in the cases of kidnapping and banditry in the state, Katsina state Governor Aminu Masari has issued a directive to all the thirty four Local Government caretaker committee chairmen as well as Traditional Rulers to take security of lives and property in their domains with utmost importance or risk their respective positions.

Britain’s Foreign Minister Pursues Yemen Peace In Saudi Arabia

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British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in Riyadh on Monday on a visit to press for an end to the war in Yemen and for Saudi leaders to cooperate with an investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Russia Suspected Of Jamming GPS Signal

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Finnish Prime Minister Juhasipila has said the GPS signal in his country's northern airspace was disrupted during recent NATO war games in Scandinavia.

Israel Kills Seven Palestinians

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Seven Palestinians, including a local militant commander, have been killed during a covert Israeli operation in Gaza.

Court Vacates Order Restraining Benue Assembly From Sitting

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A Makurdi High Court presided over by the Chief Judge of Benue State, Justice Aondover Ka'kaan, on Monday vacated the interim order restraining the Speaker of the State Assembly, Titus Uba and 21 other members from holding sittings in the Assembly Complex.

White House Defends Trump

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The White House has defended US President, Donald Trump's decision to miss a memorial event on Saturday after he faced a backlash.

Bayelsa Assembly Blames Resurgence Of Criminal Activities On APC

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The Bayelsa State House Of Assembly has attributed the resurgence of criminal activities to part of an orchestrated plan by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to seize power by any means necessary.

 

Voters Advised To Demand For Water Sanitation And Hygiene Issues

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Issues that will most likely define the political campaigns in Bauchi State, North-East Nigeria in the 2019 elections are beginning to emerge.

Nigeria No Longer A Dumping Ground For Imported Rice - Lai Mohammed

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The Federal Government says Nigeria’s journey to self-sufficiency has been boosted by the drop in rice importation in the country to about 90 per cent and the zero allocation to foreign exchange.

We Must Win Fight Against Corruption - Buhari

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Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the Federal Government is determined to win the fight against corruption.

BREAKING: Court Annuls Ex-Abia Governor, Orji Kalu’s Bail

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The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has annulled the bail of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, for failure to appear before it.

‘Friendly’ Games Helped City - Mourinho

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Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, said Manchester City's preparations for their derby victory were helped by playing in two "friendly" matches during the past week.

California Wildfires: Death Toll Reaches Grim Milestone

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The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still unaccounted for, officials have said.

Aviation Minister Reacts To Atiku’s Claims, Says It Is Routine Process

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The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says it is a routine process for all incoming passengers on international flights to go through customs, immigration, health, and security screenings.

EFCC Okays Plans To Extradite Alison-Madueke

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the process of extraditing former Minister of Petroleum, Deziani Alison-Madueke, has begun.

Atiku Returns From Dubai, Alleges Intimidation By ‘Agents Of State’

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The Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has returned to Nigeria from Dubai.

Army Chief's Vehicle Involved In Acciden As ADC Injured

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The official staff vehicle of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, was on Sunday involved in an accident at Jere town en route Kaduna.

Police Release Facts On Death Of Tradition Head, Bademosi

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The Lagos State Police Command have released fresh facts on the circumstances behind the death of a Traditional Head, Opeyemi Bademosi, who was allegedly murdered by his Togolese cook, Sunday Anani.

Court Declines To Order Arrest Of Ekweremadu

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The Federal High Court, Abuja has refused to issue bench warrant against the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu on his absence in court to defend the charges of refusal to declare his assets.

Court Shifts Suit Against APC, INEC To Dec 5

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed December 5, for hearing of a suit filed by two aggrieved governorship aspirants of the party, Garba  Dankani and Mohamad  Mainasara seeking the nullification of wards, local government and the state congresses of the All Progressive Congress (APC) on account of violation of laws.