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Fani-Kayode’s wife delivered of a set of triplets

Precious Chikwendu, wife of the former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been delivered of a set of triplets on Friday. Fani-Kayode shared the news on his verified Twitter handle.

The triplets, who are all boys, have been named Ragnar, Aiden and Liam. Today is also the birthday of the new …

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Armed policemen invade residence of ex-President Jonathan’s aide

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air. The community is said to be the hometown of a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, whose house was reportedly …

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Naval officer, twin brothers arrested for robbery

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Oyo State Police Command has arrested a lance corporal with the Nigerian Navy, Jimoh Adesoye, 28, twin brothers, and 12 other suspects for robbery and receiving stolen goods. While parading the suspects, the state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, said the naval rating used …

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DR Congo boat sinking: River disaster kills 50 people

About 50 people have died after a boat capsized on a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials say. The vice-governor of Tshuapa province in the north of the country said the cause of the accident was not clear. He said another 50 people had survived when the boat …

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Cabinet Asks Israeli Defence 💪 Force to Withdraw from Gaza Strip 😱

South Africa's Cabinet called on the Israeli Defence Force to withdraw from the Gaza strip and bring to an end "the violent and destructive" incursions into Palestinian territories.

Presenting the outcomes of Wednesday's Cabinet meeting to the media on Thursday, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said: "Cabinet condemned in the strongest …

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Update- Gombe State House Mace Stolen

The Mace of the Gombe State House Assembly has been stolen during a session to remove the Minority Leader. The Minority Leader, Mohammed Usman Haruna, was reported to have held a press conference on May 5 condemning the ward congress of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

This angered …

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Court Nullifies Jibrin’s Suspension, Orders Payment Of His Salaries

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the suspension of a former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin. The House of Representatives had suspended Mr Jibrin for 180 legislative days on September 28, 2016. Mr Jibrin, who has served the suspension and rejoined his colleagues …

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Niger Delta town, Bodo, floors Shell in UK court over pollution

A British judge ruled on Thursday that Bodo community in the Niger Delta region, which has been involved in a protracted legal battle with Shell over the clean-up of two 2008 oil spills, should retain the option of litigation for another year. Lawyers for Bodo had accused Shell of trying …

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President Buhari Will Receive 2018 Budget On Friday, Says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has promised that the 2018 Appropriation Bill will be presented to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. Dr Saraki said this on Thursday when he led members of the National Assembly to the State House to break the day’s fast with President Buhari.

According to the …

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Prince William to visit Israel and Palestinian territories

The Duke of Cambridge is to visit Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan in the summer. His five-day trip will begin in Amman, the capital of Jordan, on Sunday 24 June and end in Jerusalem. He will also visit the Jordanian city of Jerash, Tel Aviv in Israel and the …

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