‘Be Courageous To Serve Effectively’, Dogara Tasks 9th Assembly Lawmakers-Elect

  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has tasked members-elect of the 9th National Assembly to muster courage and work for the country. Dogara said this while making remarks at the opening ceremony of the orientation programme for members-elect of the 9th Assembly in Abuja Sunday night. He said as representatives of the … Continue reading ‘Be Courageous To Serve Effectively’, Dogara Tasks 9th Assembly Lawmakers-Elect

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Banditry: ‘We Are Buying Guns Because We Were Not Buying Books’ – Ben Murray-Bruce

  Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has said that Nigeria’s current battle against banditry especially in the north, is as a result of the inconsequential priority placed on education.  The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly made this assertion via Twitter on Monday, April 1. He said “We are buying guns because we were … Continue reading Banditry: ‘We Are Buying Guns Because We Were Not Buying Books’ – Ben Murray-Bruce

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Five Things We Learned In European Football This Weekend

  Barcelona, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain all moved closer to retaining their domestic titles this weekend, but there were plenty of other talking points in Europe. AFP Sport takes a look back at the action as Borussia Dortmund and Ajax claimed big victories, and a famous old name lifted silverware in France. Luca Zidane is … Continue reading Five Things We Learned In European Football This Weekend

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Catholic Priests Burn Harry Potter Books In Poland

    Catholic priests in Poland burned books they say are sacrilegious this weekend, including tomes from British author J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series of fantasy novels. “We obey the Word,” priests said in a Facebook post showing photographs of the public book burning and quoting Biblical passages from the book of Deuteronomy in the … Continue reading Catholic Priests Burn Harry Potter Books In Poland

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At Least 10 Dead As Boat Full Of Haiti Migrants Sinks

  At least 10 Haitian migrants died when their boat sank off the coast of the Turks and Caicos Islands, officials said Monday. Rescue services managed to save 14 people when the boat went down Sunday in shark-infested waters off the archipelago, which is just southeast of the Bahamas and some 200 kilometers (120 miles) … Continue reading At Least 10 Dead As Boat Full Of Haiti Migrants Sinks

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Five Dead From Suspected Food Poisoning At French Retirement Home

  Five residents at a retirement home in southern France have died and more than a dozen others are in a serious condition after a suspected case of mass food poisoning, officials said Monday. Twenty-two people at the privately operated Cheneraie residence in Lherm, a town south of Toulouse, began showing symptoms including vomiting after … Continue reading Five Dead From Suspected Food Poisoning At French Retirement Home

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17 Killed In Peru Bus Fire

An inferno swept through a bus at an illegal transport terminal in Lima, killing 17 people trapped inside in one of Peru's worst fire disasters in over a decade, the state prosecutor's office said Monday.

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Horror Bus Fire in Peru Capital Kills 17

  An inferno swept through a bus at an illegal transport terminal in Lima, killing 17 people trapped inside in one of Peru’s worst fire disasters in over a decade, the state prosecutor’s office said Monday. Most of the victims were trapped on the upper deck of the interprovincial bus in Lima as it prepared … Continue reading Horror Bus Fire in Peru Capital Kills 17

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