German Chancellor Merkel Loses Mum

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mother, Herlind Kasner, has died, a government spokesman said Wednesday. “Herlind Kasner, the mother of the chancellor, has died,” the spokesman said, without providing further details. The former Latin and English teacher likely died earlier this month at the age of 90, according to the Bild newspaper and SuperIllu … Continue reading German Chancellor Merkel Loses Mum

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Trump’s ‘Coup’ Charge Fuels Assault On Russia Probe

    Donald Trump called the probe into his campaign’s Russia links an attempted “coup” Wednesday, while his attorney general promised to investigate FBI “spying” on the president. More than two weeks after the probe wrapped up, apparently putting him in the clear, Trump is far from resting easy. Raising the rhetorical temperature still further, he branded the investigation … Continue reading Trump’s ‘Coup’ Charge Fuels Assault On Russia Probe

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Pele To Undergo Urinary Tract Surgery In Brazil

  Pele will have an operation to remove a ‘ureteral stone,’ his doctors said Wednesday, a day after the football great returned to Brazil following treatment in a Paris hospital for an infection. The 78-year-old was admitted to the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo for more tests after arriving in Brazil early Tuesday. “The tests … Continue reading Pele To Undergo Urinary Tract Surgery In Brazil

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Senate Approves Bill On Establishment Of Federal University Of Agriculture, Zuru

  The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday approved the establishment of Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State. The bill passed the third reading on the floor of the Senate after a report by the committee on Tertiary Institution and TETFUND. 3. Report of the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND on the Federal University of Agriculture, … Continue reading Senate Approves Bill On Establishment Of Federal University Of Agriculture, Zuru

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Nigeria Still ‘Most Unequal’ Country In The World – Fasua

  The presidential candidate of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Mr Tope Fasua, says Nigeria is still the most unequal country in the world in terms of welfare packages for its citizens. Speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today, he noted that the Federal Government is not doing well enough to see to the well-being … Continue reading Nigeria Still ‘Most Unequal’ Country In The World – Fasua

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Kane Vows To Come Back ‘Stronger’ After Latest Ankle Injury

  Tottenham striker Harry Kane vowed Wednesday to come back “stronger than ever” after his latest ankle injury cast a cloud over his side’s Champions League victory against Manchester City. Kane limped off the pitch after a challenge with England teammate Fabian Delph during Tuesday’s 1-0 quarter-final first-leg win at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. … Continue reading Kane Vows To Come Back ‘Stronger’ After Latest Ankle Injury

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Insecurity: We Are Spending N500bn To Fight 100,000 Terrorists, Says Ben Murray-Bruce

  Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, the lawmaker representing Bayelsa East, has said that there is a problem with the amount allocated to the education of Nigerian youths and children. Ben Murray-Bruce On Wednesday in a series of tweets not unconnected to the issue of poor education funding in the country, noted the defence and security budget of Nigeria is … Continue reading Insecurity: We Are Spending N500bn To Fight 100,000 Terrorists, Says Ben Murray-Bruce

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Facebook Ordered To Pay £30,000 Euros Over ‘Abusive’ Usage Terms

  A French court has ordered Facebook to pay 30,000 euros ($34,000) over “abusive” terms-of-use agreements that people had to accept in order to access their social media accounts, the consumer group which filed the lawsuit said Wednesday. The ruling came as France’s consumer protection agency said it and the European Commission had secured Facebook’s … Continue reading Facebook Ordered To Pay £30,000 Euros Over ‘Abusive’ Usage Terms

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