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Over 140 people feared buried in China landslide (SEE PHOTOS)


Chinese military police and rescue workers are seen at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Diexi town of Maoxian county, Sichuan province on June 24, 2017. Around 100 people are feared buried after a landslide smashed through their village in southwest China’s Sichuan Province early Saturday, local ...

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Death toll rises to 18 in latest Taraba Crisis

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The death toll has increased from seven to eighteen in Taraba State, according to the statement released by the police command on Friday in the crisis between the Fulani and Mambilla ethnic groups in Sardauna Local Government area of the state. Mr Yakubu Babas, the Commissioner of Police in the ...

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Drug Agency arrests Nigerian man with drugs in India


A Nigerian national in Kharghar has been arrested by Anti-Narcotics Cell of the Navi Mumbai policeon Tuesday for being in possession of 178.6 gram of methaqualone worth 8.15 lakh. The accused, identified as Garry Okafor , was arrested from Sector 34 in Kharghar after Sub Inspector Rani Kale from the ...

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Rights activist and constitutional lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) said yesterday that the leader of the northern youth group that issued a three months ultimatum to the Igbo to vacate the North does not live in the North, but in Lagos. Falana however said the restructuring and true federalism must be ...

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Scrabble to be added to schools curriculum -LASG

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The Technical Director of the Lagos State Scrabble Association, Adetona Odukomaiya, on Friday said plans were underway to add scrabble to schools’ curriculum in the state. Odukomaiya told the News Agency of Nigeria that the association had been working closely with the State Ministry of Education to ensure its implementation. ...

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Nigeria to begin yam export to Europe, U.S. June 29


Nigeria will begin yam export to Europe and America on June the 29th, the minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has said. The minister disclosed this at a meeting with members of Nigeria Yam Export Programme. Ogbeh said 72 tonnes of yam will be exported next week. He said commencement of ...

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Nigeria loses N140bn to Apapa gridlock weekly


The President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has lauded the decision by the Nigerian Government to reconstruct the failed Apapa Wharf Road – a gateway to Lagos Ports. Dangote,who spoke in Lagos said poor roads in the ports area bring a loss of N140bn to the nation weekly. The business ...

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