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🇳🇬Nigerian ✝Pastor Murdered in 🇺🇸US

A Nigerian-born church pastor, Oluwadayomi Epenusi, 66, was shot dead outside his apartment in Indianapolis, United States, on Saturday. The murder took place at around 1:30 am, according to RTV6 the Indy Channel’s report.

Epenusi had recently relocated from Nigeria to US, and lived in an apartment complex …

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Osun pensioners protest 12 months arrears, seek FG’s intervention

Pensioners under the aegis of Forum of 2011/12 Retired Public Servants of Osun, on Tuesday, took to the streets of Osogbo, urging the Federal Government to prevail on the state government to pay their 12-month arrears.

The Chairman of the Forum, Mr Omoniyi Ilesanmi, said non-payment of pension to …

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Zamfara assembles 500 Qur’anic reciters to pray for Buhari

The Zamfara Government said on Tuesday it had assembled 500 reciters of the Holy Qur’an to offer special prayers for the well-being of President Muhammadu Buhari and the country.

Alhaji Lawal Liman, the state’s Commissioner for Rural and Community Development, said in Gusau that the Islamic scholars were …

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#BBNaija: Bisola signs with TMC music label

Big Brother Nigeria reality shows first runner-up, Bisola Aiyeola, has made her first big move into the music industry by signing a deal with creative agency powerhouse, Temple Management Company.

The multi-talented artiste who emerged as one of the fans favourites at the just concluded reality TV show now aligns …

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Senate to revisit electricity billing system

The Senate during plenary on Tuesday agreed to discuss the billing system of all distribution companies in the country. The decision of the Senate followed a motion by Senator Dino Melaye who relied on a point of order to accuse the AEDC of astronomical billing.

Melaye said officials of the …

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Buhari still working from London, says Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, says that President Muhammadu Buhari is still working from London where he is currently receiving medical treatment.

Kachikwu, who put up a strong defence for Nigeria’s sick President during a BBC Hard Talk interview in London on Monday, also …

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BREAKING: Another PDP Rep, Kamale, defects to APC

Another member of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Adamu Kamale, has defected to the All Progressives Congress on the floor of the House of Representatives.

Kamale, who is from Adamawa State, defected on Tuesday morning.

Until his defection, Kamale was the only PDP member of the House from Adamawa State …

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3⃣ Killed in Community Crisis⚠ in Makurdi

Three persons were killed early Tuesday when Tiv and Jukun people clashed at Feedi Market, opposite the Air Force base in Makurdi, Benue State. The crisis reportedly started when two young men of Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups clashed at Feedi Market on Monday.

The matter was said to have …

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond🔫 Actor, Dies Aged 89💐

Roger Moore played the role of the iconic spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me.

Sir Roger's family took to Twitter to announce the news of the actor's death following "a short but brave battle with cancer".

The message from his …

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Update: 🏴IS Claims Responsibility for Manchester🇬🇧 Concert Blast💥

Islamic State has announced that it carried out the attack during the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK. However, some experts discounted this, noting there was no evidence of direct involvement and that details of the IS claim - in two contradictory postings - contrasted with the British police account.

Police announced …

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⚠Update: Ariana Grande Concert💥 Blast📹: https://goo.gl/cmLcBl

It's now reported that the suicide bomber killed 22 people - including children - & injured 59 others, in the explosion that tore through fans leaving an Ariana Grande pop concert in Manchester.

Police have also reported that the concert attacker died while detonating device. The entire city has been mobilised to help …

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Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa

Currently, most experts believe that our human lineage split from apes around seven million years ago in central Africa, where hominids remained for the next five million years before venturing further afield.

But two fossils of an ape-like creature which had human-like teeth have been found in Bulgaria and Greece …

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Mexican Tarahumara woman wins 50km race wearing only sandals

A 22-year-old woman, María Lorena Ramírez, from Mexico's Tarahumara indigenous community has won a 50km (31 miles) ultramarathon wearing sandals & defeated 500 other runners from 12 countries in the female category of the Ultra Trail Cerro Rojo in Puebla, in central Mexico.

She ran without any professional gear, and her …

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Actress Dina Merrill👵🏻 Dies at 93💐

Dina Merrill, the actress, heiress and RKO executive whose blend of beauty and refinement made her the perfect woman to portray socialites on screens big and small, has died. She was 93.

Merrill died Monday at her home in East Hampton, N.Y., The New York Times reported.

As the …

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