Teen Kills Two Children In Latest US Mass Shooting

  A 19-year-old has been identified as the gunman in the latest mass shooting in the United States — a rampage that left three dead, including two children, and 12 other people wounded. Santino William Legan was armed with an AK47-type assault rifle when he opened fire at random Sunday at the Gilroy Garlic Festival … Continue reading Teen Kills Two Children In Latest US Mass Shooting

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‘There Is Anger In The Country’, Abdulsalami Rallies Nigerian Elders

  Former Head of State, General Abdusalami Abubakar has rallied Nigerian elders to look into the brewing tension across the country.  The Ex-General on Monday met with some leaders of thoughts and elder-statesmen at a round table session in Minna, Niger state to discuss some of the issues which they believe are affecting Nigeria’s unity … Continue reading ‘There Is Anger In The Country’, Abdulsalami Rallies Nigerian Elders

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We Have What It Takes To Move Nigeria To The Next Level – Oshiomhole

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the party and Buhari’s administration has all it takes to move the country forward. He stated this on Monday while speaking to journalists on the ministerial nominees. “Theses ministers coming, all of us working together, the party, the executives which … Continue reading We Have What It Takes To Move Nigeria To The Next Level – Oshiomhole

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Waterways: FG, Lagos Govt End Decade-Long Rift, Sign Agreement

    The Federal Government and Lagos State have signed an agreement of cooperation to end the decade-long row over the control of waterways surrounding the state. According to a statement by the Deputy Chief Press Secretary of Lagos State, Gboyega Akosile, the agreement which concerns both the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the … Continue reading Waterways: FG, Lagos Govt End Decade-Long Rift, Sign Agreement

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Buhari Sympathises With Adamawa Governor Over Father’s Death

  President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with the Adamawa State Governor Umaru Fintiri on the passing of his father, Umaru Badami. The President in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President commiserated with the family, friends, and associates of the 82-year-old who retired from the Nigerian Army … Continue reading Buhari Sympathises With Adamawa Governor Over Father’s Death

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20 Dead As Violence Mars Afghan Election Season Start

    Deadly violence marred the start of Afghanistan’s election season on the weekend, after President Ashraf Ghani insisted “peace is coming” to the war-torn nation. At least 20 people were killed and 50 others wounded on Sunday in an attack targeting the Kabul office of Ghani’s running mate, Amrullah Saleh. The violence came on … Continue reading 20 Dead As Violence Mars Afghan Election Season Start

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Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

  Two US soldiers were killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO announced — the latest international military casualties as Washington seeks a way out of America’s longest war. “The name of the service members killed in action is being withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete,” Resolute Support, … Continue reading Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

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Buhari Mourns Second Republic Minister, Elizabeth Ivase

  President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned with the family, people and government of Benue State on the passage of Second Republic Minister of Education, Chief (Mrs) Elizabeth Ivase, (OON). According to the President, “She was a distinguished educationist, grassroots mobiliser, opinion leader, epitome of humility and commitment to national unity and development.” Noting that Chief … Continue reading Buhari Mourns Second Republic Minister, Elizabeth Ivase

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Xenophobia: We Need High-Level Engagement With South African Government – Onyeama

   Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that the Nigerian Government needs to hold high-level engagement with South African authorities to tackle the spate of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in the country. Mr Onyeama, a ministerial nominee, while responding to a question by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, during screening … Continue reading Xenophobia: We Need High-Level Engagement With South African Government – Onyeama

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PDP Asks Senate To Submit Names Of Ministerial Nominees To EFCC

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Senate to show more credibility with its ministerial screening by sending the names of the nominees to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to the Party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement, the screening exercise should enable the Senate to identify … Continue reading PDP Asks Senate To Submit Names Of Ministerial Nominees To EFCC

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