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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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1.7 million pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia for Hajj

1.7 million pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia for Hajj

No fewer than 1.705 million pilgrims have arrived the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform this year’s Hajj, according to Statistics released by the Directorate General of Passports. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the figure by the Saudi Gazette indicated that of the number, 1.602 million came by ...

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Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Bans Cash Payments At Passport Offices

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Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Bans Cash Payments At Passport Offices. The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has banned cash payments for passport processing as part of efforts to eliminate corruption at all passport offices nationwide.‎ NIS spokesperson, Sunday James, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja. He‎ said that the Comptroller General ...

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Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

And on Tuesday US President Donald Trump seized upon the lack of immediate North Korean missile tests as evidence that the country’s leader Kim Jong-Un “is starting to respect us./ AFP US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Sunday that North Korea’s latest missile test was a “provocative act” but ...

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U.S. Hit by Dangerous Hurricane Disaster (Photos)

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A terrible hurricane has hit Texas, US, with storm surge, coupled with the deluge of rain, predicted to lead to billions of dollars of property damage and almost certainly loss of life. U.S. State of Texas is facing a serious challenge which appears to be the country’s major disaster in ...

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