My Election Was Free And Fair, Al-Makura Lauds Tribunal’s Ruling

    The lawmaker representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District, Tanko Al-Makura, has commended the ruling of the Election Petitions Tribunal which upheld his victory in the February 23 polls. He spoke to reporters on Sunday In Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital in reaction to Friday’s judgement at the Tribunal. The former governor said his victory … Continue reading My Election Was Free And Fair, Al-Makura Lauds Tribunal’s Ruling

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Adamawa Election: Tribunal Dismisses Suit Challenging Fintiri’s Victory

  The Adamawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola the Adamawa state capital has dismissed a petition by the Action Peoples Party (APP) and its substituted candidate, Bitrus Meda, challenging the victory of Umaru Fintiri as Governor. The APP and Bitrus Meda had asked the tribunal to nullify the election because they were … Continue reading Adamawa Election: Tribunal Dismisses Suit Challenging Fintiri’s Victory

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NNPC Boss Dismisses Reports Of Pipeline Explosion In Delta

  The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has dismissed reports of an explosion on the Abura Crude Trunk line operated by the Corporation. The line, situated at Otu-Jeremi town in Ughelli, Delta State, which is operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), NNPC’s Upstream subsidiary, was reported … Continue reading NNPC Boss Dismisses Reports Of Pipeline Explosion In Delta

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Monaco Sign Augustin On Loan

  French striker Jean-Kevin Augustin has joined Monaco on a season-long loan from RB Leipzig with an option to buy, the Ligue 1 club announced on Sunday. Augustin, 22, came through the youth system at Paris Saint-Germain and made his league debut in 2015, winning a French league champion’s medal in 2016  and French Cup … Continue reading Monaco Sign Augustin On Loan

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Flights Cancelled After Hong Kong Protesters Block Airport Roads

  More than a dozen flights were cancelled Sunday as thousands of pro-democracy activists blocked routes to Hong Kong’s airport, a day after protesters and police fought pitched battles in some of the worst violence seen in the city since unrest began three months ago. At least 16 flights were cancelled, the airport’s website said, … Continue reading Flights Cancelled After Hong Kong Protesters Block Airport Roads

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Germany Asks Poland For Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII

  German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday asked Poland’s forgiveness for history’s bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs fell 80 years ago. “I bow before the victims of the attack on Wielun. I bow before the Polish victims of German tyranny. And I … Continue reading Germany Asks Poland For Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII

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Five Killed, 21 Injured In Texas Mass Shooting

  A gunman hijacked a US postal truck and opened fire at random in the US state of Texas Saturday, shooting dead at least five people and wounding many others before dying in a shootout with officers. Police identified the suspect as a white man in his mid-30s, but could not yet name him or say why he carried out … Continue reading Five Killed, 21 Injured In Texas Mass Shooting

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Neymar To Stay At PSG

  Neymar is to stay at Paris Saint-Germain after seeing his desired transfer back to Barcelona fail, according to press reports Sunday. “Se queda,” Spanish for he’s staying, read the L’Equipe headline on its front page with a photo of the Brazilian. “Faced with the impossibility of completing his transfer to Barcelona, Neymar had informed … Continue reading Neymar To Stay At PSG

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Pope To Create 13 New Cardinals In October

  Pope Francis said Sunday he will create 13 new Catholic cardinals next month, 10 of whom are under 80 years old and therefore eligible to vote for his successor. Francis made the surprise announcement during his weekly Angelus address, and said they would be appointed on October 5. The appointments come as the Argentine … Continue reading Pope To Create 13 New Cardinals In October

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Seven Killed In Philippine Aircraft Crash

Seven people were killed when a air-ambulance plane crashed into a resort area near the Philippine capital on Sunday, sparking a fierce blaze and sending terrified locals fleeing, authorities said. Seven bodies have been found and it is believed all eight people aboard the light aircraft died in the crash in Calamba City, local emergency … Continue reading Seven Killed In Philippine Aircraft Crash

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