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Nigeria Customs Fires 61, Retires 16 Officers Over Certificate Forgery

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61 officials of the Nigeria Custom Service have been relieved of their duties following a range of offences committed. The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has dismissed not more than 61 officers for offences ranging from certificate forgery, improper examination and fraudulent release of containers. The list of the affected officers ...

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China Urges UN to Take Serious Measures on North Korea

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China has apparently backed more sanctions on North Korea over its daring testing of ballistic missiles which is threatening world peace. Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Thursday that China would support the United Nations taking further measures against North Korea following its recent nuclear test. “Given the new developments ...

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15 US States Sue Donald Trump for Ending Immigration Program

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President Donald Trump’s decision to end protections and benefits for young people who were brought into the United States illegally as children has seen 15 states take him to court. Fifteen states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end protections ...

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Two pregnant women, 119 others rescued from Libya

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Two pregnant women and 119 others were on Wednesday evacuated from Libya by the International Organisation for Migration. According to the National Emergency Management Agency, who received them at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, the 121 people had expressed interest to return home. The Zonal Coordinator of NEMA Southwest, ...

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Photos: The Collapsed Makurdi-Lafia Road That Claimed 1 Life

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One dies as a portion of Makurdi-Lafia Road collapses A part of Federal road which serves as access road from Makurdi to Nasarawa, Abuja and other states collapsed in what appeared to be a landslide at Yelewata, in Guma Local government Area of Benue State, following the heavy rainfall in ...

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Nigerian Veteran Juju Maestro, General Prince Adekunle Dies at 72

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The famous ‘Juju’ musician, Adeyinka Adekunle, popularly called General Prince Adekunle is dead, a family source has revealed. Juju maestro, General Prince Adekunle, has died in the early hours of Saturday. The veteran musician had been reportedly ill for a while and had been out of circulation, it was gathered. ...

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Saudi hails ‘smooth’ Mecca hajj after 2015 stampede

Saudi hails ‘smooth’ Mecca hajj after 2015 stampede

Muslim pilgrims, some holding umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun, head to take part in the symbolic stoning of the devil at the Jamarat Bridge in Mina, near Mecca, which marks the final major rite of the hajj on September 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM SAHIB Saudi ...

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Meet the Man Appointed as New Lagos State Police Commissioner

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Controversy over the appointment of a new commissioner of Police in Lagos has finally been settled as Mr Imohimi resumes duties as Lagos Police boss. Mr Edgal Imohimi on Thursday assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, spokesman for the Command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, has ...

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See the Baby Abandoned Inside a Bush in Ikorodu

See the Baby Abandoned Inside a Bush in Ikorodu

A baby has been rescued by concerned residents of Ikorodu after a heartless mother abandoned the child in the bush. Residents of Ikorodu were left in shock after a baby was found inside a bush in Cele bus stop area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, this morning. The baby was spotted ...

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