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Saudi-led air raids kill 68 Yemen civilians in one day

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Sixty-eight Yemeni civilians were killed in two separate air raids by the Saudi-led Arab coalition in one day, the UN humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Jamie McGoldrick said on Thursday. The first air strike on Tuesday hit a “crowded popular market” in Taez province, killing 54 civilians including eight children, and ...

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Libya, UN transport 142 migrants to Guinea

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Libya transported 142 illegal migrants back to Guinea with the help of the UN migration agency, officials said. The number of people stuck in Libyan detention centres has risen dramatically this year after armed groups largely shut down the boat route to Italy from the smuggling hub of Sabratha. The ...

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Half pay: Osun workers begin strike, shut down secretariat

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Labour leaders and civil servants led by the Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Osun State, Mr. Tunde Adekomi, on Wednesday started an indefinite strike to protest the plan by Governor Rauf Aregbesola to pay them half salaries. The protesters, who shut down the State Secretariat at Abere, wondered ...

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How Lai Mohammed exposed Buhari’s hypocrisy – Reno Omokri

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Rono Omokri, a former aide to the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, says Lai Mohammed has exposed President Muhammadu Buhari’s hypocrisy. In an article he shared on social media on Wednesday, he said that Buhari had in 2014, criticised Jonathan for seeking money to fight Boko Haram. Omokri wrote: “Yesterday ...

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Why Nigeria is doomed, can’t develop – Gov. Aregbesola

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The Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has has given reasons Nigeria is doomed and cannot develop now. Aregbesola said the country was far from development because its economy was built on a very weak production arrangement. According to the governor, this had made Nigerians to become lazy, especially after ...

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Workers strike paralyses Osun

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The Joint Labour Unions in Osun on Wednesday blocked the entrance to the State Secretariat in Abere, Osogbo, preventing workers from going into their offices, to enforce the indefinite strike earlier announced on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the union leaders and some of their members ...

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BREAKING MAGU NO LONGER EFCC ACTING CHAIRMAN – NIGERIAN SENATE

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Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and privledges, Senator Samuel Anyanwu has stated that Nigeria Senate no longer regard Mr. Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He gave this revelation at a press conference while reacting to questions bothering his Committee. He explained ...

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Kabila Residence Burned Down In DR Congo

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A residence of President Joseph Kabila was burned down early Monday in a suspected militia attack that killed a police officer in the Democratic Republic of Congo, witnesses said. So-called Mai-Mai armed groups were probably trying to steal goods from the building in Musienene, North Kivu province in the country’s ...

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Fayemi Distributes Rice To Ekiti Residents For Xmas

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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has directed that rice be distributed to the residents of Ekiti State to celebrate Christmas and New Year festivities. The distribution, which is being handled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) Executive Committee in conjunction with JKF Centre, started Saturday ...

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