PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Ex-Presidents, Governors Attend Burial Of Gov. Emmanuel’s Father

    The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, as well as former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, were among the leaders who stormed Akwa Ibom State. The leaders visited the state on Saturday to attend the burial of late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, the father of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel. The Akwa … Continue reading PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Ex-Presidents, Governors Attend Burial Of Gov. Emmanuel’s Father

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Mane Strikes As Liverpool Beat Norwich To Seal 25-Point Lead

    Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich 1-0 to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s champions-elect were short of their fluent best in windy conditions at Carrow Road but returned immediately to winning ways after … Continue reading Mane Strikes As Liverpool Beat Norwich To Seal 25-Point Lead

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Air Force Graduates 2,070 Recruits To Tackle Insurgency, Banditry, Others

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated a total of 2,070 recruits of Basic Military Training Course 40, as part of efforts to boost the operational power of the service. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and some top officers of NAF attended the passing out parade of the recruits … Continue reading Air Force Graduates 2,070 Recruits To Tackle Insurgency, Banditry, Others

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Air Force Graduates 2,070 Recruits To Tackle Insurgency, Banditry, Others

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated a total of 2,070 recruits of Basic Military Training Course 40, as part of efforts to boost the operational power of the service. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and some top officers of NAF attended the passing out parade of the recruits … Continue reading Air Force Graduates 2,070 Recruits To Tackle Insurgency, Banditry, Others

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Seven Killed, 10 Injured In Ogun Highway Crash

    At least seven people have been killed in an accident involving a truck and two other vehicles at the Old Toll Gate end of the Lagos – Abeokuta Expressway in Ogun State. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed this on Saturday in a statement by its Ogun State Command Public Education Officer, … Continue reading Seven Killed, 10 Injured In Ogun Highway Crash

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Saudi Fighter Jet Crashes In Yemen As Rebels Take Responsibility

  A Saudi fighter jet crashed in conflict-torn Yemen, the Riyadh-led military coalition supporting the government announced Saturday, as the Iran-backed Huthi rebels said they downed the plane. The Tornado aircraft came down on Friday in northern Al-Jawf province during an operation to assist Yemeni government forces, the coalition said in a statement carried by … Continue reading Saudi Fighter Jet Crashes In Yemen As Rebels Take Responsibility

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PDP Caucus Calls For Arrest Of Oshiomhole, Lyon’s Deputy

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives, on Friday, called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and the APC as a corporate entity. The group suggested Oshiomhole and APC were complicit in presenting an unqualified candidate for the 2019 Bayelsa … Continue reading PDP Caucus Calls For Arrest Of Oshiomhole, Lyon’s Deputy

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Tokyo 2020: Organisers Hold Rehearsal Amid Coronavirus Fears

  Tokyo Olympic organisers held a dummy run for the torch relay Saturday as fears over the coronavirus epidemic continue to cast a dark shadow over preparations for this summer’s Games. A quartet of runners carried unlit torches for some 200 metres each as organisers meticulously went over the fine details before the Olympic flame arrives in … Continue reading Tokyo 2020: Organisers Hold Rehearsal Amid Coronavirus Fears

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Group Ask NASS To Prioritise Electoral Reforms

Members of some civil society organisations in Abuja, under the aegis of the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution have asked the National Assembly to prioritise electoral reforms in order to avoid the situation with the 2019 elections where a number of elections were later nullified by the judiciary.

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France Confirms First Coronavirus Death Outside Asia

  An 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus in France, the first death confirmed outside of Asia, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on Saturday. Buzyn said she had been told about the death of the patient — in hospital in Paris since late January — late on Friday, adding that his … Continue reading France Confirms First Coronavirus Death Outside Asia

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