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Breaking: Court Dismisses El-Zakzaky’s Suit Against Nigerian Army

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has ruled that the suit filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky against the Nigerian Army, the Chief of Army Staff and two others for alleged violation of his fundamental rights is an abuse of court process.

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We’re not northerners, say Middle Belt groups

SOME groups from the Middle Belt declared on Thursday that they were not part of Northern Nigeria.

Addressing a press conference in Kaduna on Thursday, the Youth President, Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, Mr. Nasiru Jagaba, who spoke on behalf of the Middle Belt Patriotic Front, made up of 49 associations …

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Court Orders Senator Kashamu To Submit Himself For Investigation

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered Senator Buruji Kashamu to submit himself to the police for investigation in an alleged attempt to carry out a politically motivated assassination on a House of Representatives member, Mr Oladipupo Adebutu.

The court refused to stop the police from investigating the Senator …

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Kano renames Northwest University after Maitama Sule

The Kano State Government has renamed its Northwest University as Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano. The Northwest University is one of the two state-owned universities established by the past Kwankwaso Administration.

The Commissioner of Information, Malam Mohammed Garba, announced the decision at a news conference in Kano on Thursday. Garba …

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Malawi football stadium stampede kills eight

Eight people - including seven children - have died in a stampede ahead of a football match in Malawi, police say. Dozens more were injured in the crush at Lilongwe's Bingu national stadium.

The stampede reportedly happened as thousands of people tried to find seats ahead of a friendly between top sides …

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📈Big Jump in 🌍African Tourists🤠

Africans are increasingly driving the growing demand for tourism in their home continent, contrary to perceptions, a new UN report suggests. International visitor numbers to Africa more than doubled from 1995-2014.

While an average of four out of 10 of them were from other African countries, the figure rose to …

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JAY-Z's🎤 Digital-Only Album📱Goes Platinum in Under a Week👏🏾

JAY-Z's digital-only album 4:44 has gone platinum within five days - despite limits on who could access it. The music was only available on Tidal, the star's own streaming service, and to customers of US mobile firm Sprint.

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) platinum certification, which requires more …

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3rd time's the charm for SpaceX comsat launch

After last-second delays Sunday and Monday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket finally roared to life and streaked away from the Kennedy Space Center Wednesday evening, boosting a high-power Intelsat communications satellite into orbit in the California rocket builder's third flight in less than two weeks.

The launching capped few particularly …

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