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Dead body abandoned by pedestrian bridge in Abuja


Reports reaching DAILY POST reveal that a corpse is at the moment lying abandoned by the road side in Abuja. DAILY POST reports that the dead body of an unidentified young man was abandoned around CITEC Pedestrian Bridge, in-between Gwarimpa and Galadima bus stops. DAILY POST could not ascertain the ...

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2015: The year migrants streamed into Europe


Europe is struggling with its biggest migration crisis since World War II, and the situation has got much worse since January. Around 340,000 migrants have reached the borders of the European Union in the seven months to July, three times more than in the same period a year earlier, according ...

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FCTA Naps As Refuse Overruns Gwagwalada


The most conspicuous sight the meets a first time visitor to Gwagwalada area council, an area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), is the sight of a town overrun by refuse, as heaps of refuse litter most streets within the council. A visit by LEADERSHIP reveals refuse heaps dots ...

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UN Sets Agenda For President Buhari


The United nations (UN) on Tuesday set a development agenda for President Muhammadu Buhari, with the management and development of human resources as a priority. The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on MDGs, Hajiya Amina Al-Zubair, gave the advice during an interactive session with newsmen in Abuja. Al-Zubair explained ...

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BREAKING: Two Dead After Car Hits House


This the horror moment a quiet street became a chaotic scene after a vehicle smashed into a house and burst into flames, claiming the lives of two people. A third person is fighting for life in hospital after the crash, which took place just after midday today on Poppyfields Road ...

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Suspended NIS boss, Plateau gov beg Buhari


The Plateau State Governor, Mr. Simon Lanlong, on Monday led the suspended Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, David Parradang, to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, with the aim of begging President Muhammadu Buhari. Parradang, who hails from Plateau State, was on Friday suspended from office for embarking on illegal recruitment ...

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BUHARI: FG ‘ll not fund hajj

Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Al Haram Mosque and Kaaba Saudi Arabia

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that his administration will not fund pilgrimage to Saudi Ara­bia. Instead, the Federal Government has set up a coordinating committee to supervise this year’s hajj. This is even as he charged pilgrims for the 2015 hajj to pray for peace and progress of Nigeria. Buhari ...

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Poverty ravages Nigeria, says report


Survey reveals Nigerians lack basic amenities despite reported growth recorded by economy AT the moment, a vast majority of Nigerians suffers abject poverty, a survey has revealed. According to Quality of Life, an independent survey report published in April, 2015, “130 million people (76.47% of the population) do not have ...

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Boko Haram: Army reinstates 2,500 soldiers, 102 officers


The Nigerian Army has recalled over 2,500 soldiers who were asked to withdraw from service for alleged offences committed under the counter- insurgency operations code named Operation Zaman Lafiya. The review panel set up by the Army, which began sitting in Kaduna on August 17, has also screened and reinstated ...

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Italian navy rescues 4,400 migrants off Libya coast

Syrian migrant mother holding her child cheer as they reach the shore of Eftalou beach, 60 kilometers north of the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Greece, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

The Italian navy organised the rescue of around 4,400 migrants in waters off the Libyan coast on Saturday, prompted by requests for help received from nearly two dozen boats, in one of the biggest multi-national operations so far. Italy’s coast guard said in a statement on Sunday that it had ...

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Ban Ki-Moon, UN Scribe Begins 2-day Visit To Nigeria On Sunday


The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is scheduled to begin a two-day official visit to Nigeria on Sunday, NAN reports. Ban is expected, to among others, hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Villa on Monday. The UN Information Centre, Lagos said during the visit, Ban is also scheduled ...

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IG: Kidnapping,Cultism,Armed Robbery Still Rampant In South East,Delta


The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, said, yesterday, in Awka, that armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism had remained rampant in the southern states of Nigeria. IGP-Arase-Emmanue-AsuquoThe IGP, who chaired the security conference organized by the South East and Delta State governors, promised that the police would collaborate with ...

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