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🚨Breaking🚨: Explosions at Ariana Grande concert😱

The sound of explosions thundered through a concert arena in Manchester, England, on Monday night just as a performance by the pop star Ariana Grande was ending.

The police reported multiple deaths and injuries as the panicky crowd of spectators, which included children, fled.

There was no immediate word from …

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Kaduna State Govt. Orders Probe Into Rifles Discovered In Wrecked Car

The Kaduna State government has ordered a probe of the recent discovery of five locally-made AK 47 rifles and a magazine in a car involved in an accident.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) to the Kaduna State governor …

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Canada invites Ooni to 150th Independence Anniversary

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has been invited as a special guest of the Canadian Government to grace the country’s 150th Independence Anniversary celebrations in July this year.

The special invitation was conveyed to the Ife monarch in his palace on Sunday by a Canadian Member of …

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Demand for toads rises in Jigawa

Toad sellers are recording high sales in Hadejia, Jigawa, due to the growing demand of the aquatic animal, the News Agency of Nigeria, reports. The toad is a brown, tailless amphibian with a short stout body and short legs, typically having dry warty skin.

Not a popular delicacy in the …

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N100bn needed to reconstruct Apapa road — Fashola

Fashola also stated that arrangements for the deployment of an enduring solution in Wharf Road, also in Lagos, were nearing completion, adding that a couple of private companies had offered to work with the government to fix the road.

The Special Adviser to the Minister on Communications, Mr. Hakeem Bello …

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Almajiris represent hunger, not Islam – Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has said the practice of ‘almajirinci’ – street begging – often done by children in pursuit of Islamic education in the North has nothing to do with Islam.

Rather, the sultan noted that the practice connoted poverty and hunger. The sultan said this …

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Naira was accepted in London, Mecca, Medina in 70s – Obadiah Mailafia

A former Deputy Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, has called on the Federal Government to take measures that will make Naira convertible international trading currency.

Mailafia, who spoke in Abuja on Monday, recalled that about 40 years ago, Naira was accepted abroad for trading and other …

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South African men march against abuse of women and children

Hundreds of protesters, most of them men, have marched in the South African capital, Pretoria, over rising levels of violence against women and children. One of the organisers, Kholofelo Masha, said men had to take collective responsibility for the increase in beatings, sex attacks and killings.

South Africa has one …

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Kilian Jornet scales Mt Everest in alpine style for speed record

Spanish climber Kilian Jornet scaled the world’s highest peak from Tibetan side in a single attempt without the help of bottled oxygen or fixed ropes.

The famed alpinist, who already set the speed record for ascending the Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Aconcagua, Mt Denali, Matterhorn and Mt Mont Blanc, successfully …

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A radical alternative to burial and cremation

For decades, most people arranging a funeral have faced a simple choice - burial or cremation? But in parts of the US and Canada a third option is now available - dissolving bodies in an alkaline solution. It will arrive in the UK soon. Its technical name is alkaline hydrolysis, but it …

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This Sea Lion Dragged a Girl Into the Sea

In a widely-shared video shot near a dock in British Columbia, Canada and published on Saturday, a sea lion can be seen leaping out of the water and pulling a small girl into the harbor by her dress.

At one point, the large mammal can be seen propelling itself out …

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Billboard Music Awards🏆 - Winners List 🎧

Drake was the man of the night at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at the T-Mobile Arena on May 21 in Las Vegas. The rapper won a total of 13 awards, breaking Adele's record (12) of artist with the most wins in a year.

Celine Dion & Cher gave outstanding …

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