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New Zealand Mosques Attack: Stories Of Kiwi Massacre Victims

  A right-wing extremist has been charged over Friday’s horrifying gun attacks on two New Zealand mosques, which left 49 people dead and dozens more injured. The worshipers and their families caught up in the attacks in the normally peaceful city of Christchurch came from around the world. Here are some of their stories: The … Continue reading New Zealand Mosques Attack: Stories Of Kiwi Massacre Victims

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Orangutan Slowly Recovers After Shot With 74 Air gun Pellets In Indonesia

  An orangutan is slowly recovering after being shot with 74 air gun pellets in Indonesian, an official said Saturday. The 30-year-old female was found severely wounded in Aceh province last Sunday after officials received a tip-off from villagers. She was found in critical condition with her one-month baby under a jackfruit tree on a plantation … Continue reading Orangutan Slowly Recovers After Shot With 74 Air gun Pellets In Indonesia

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New Zealand Mosques Attack Suspect, Tarrant Appears In Court

  The right-wing extremist charged over the horrifying attacks on New Zealand mosques flashed a white power gesture as he appeared in court Saturday; while a shell-shocked community began digging graves for the 49 people he stands accused of slaying. Australia-born 28-year-old Brenton Tarrant stood largely impassive in the dock wearing handcuffs and a white … Continue reading New Zealand Mosques Attack Suspect, Tarrant Appears In Court

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INEC Condemns Army’s ‘Role In Disruption Of Rivers Election’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has condemned what it described as the role played by some soldiers and armed gangs in Rivers State which it said led to the disruption of the electoral process.

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At Least 24 Dead, Dozens Missing In Zimbabwe After Cyclone

At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said Saturday.

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Collation Of Results In Bauchi Elections To Resume March 19, Says INEC

  The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will on March 19, resume the collation of results of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State which had been declared inconclusive. It also said it had approved the appointment of a new Collation/Returning Officer for the LGA to continue and conclude the collation process. … Continue reading Collation Of Results In Bauchi Elections To Resume March 19, Says INEC

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ATP Indian Wells Masters: Nadal Books Semi-Final Showdown With Federer

  Rafael Nadal withstood the challenge of Russian Karen Khachanov to set up a blockbuster semi-final with Roger Federer at the ATP Indian Wells Masters Friday despite a flare-up of right knee trouble that required mid-match treatment. World number two Nadal, the highest seed left in the draw after the early ouster of No. 1 … Continue reading ATP Indian Wells Masters: Nadal Books Semi-Final Showdown With Federer

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Gbenga Daniel Quits Partisan Politics

A former Governor of Ogun State and Director-General of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, has announced his resignation from partisan politics.

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Boeing Upgrades Software On Crisis-Hit 737 MAX After Deadly Crash

    Boeing is upgrading the stall prevention software on its 737 MAX, industry sources said Friday, as French investigators scoured black box data from the latest of two deadly crashes involving the aircraft in recent months. The MAX has been grounded worldwide following Sunday’s Ethiopia Airlines disaster that killed all 157 on board, and … Continue reading Boeing Upgrades Software On Crisis-Hit 737 MAX After Deadly Crash

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NAF Graduates 175 Special Forces Personnel Trained By Indigenous Instructors

  As part of its contribution towards boosting internal security operations across the country, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday graduated another batch of Special Forces (SF) personnel. The 175 graduating students of SF Course 4/2019 successfully completed the 10-week rigorous and intensive training in asymmetric warfare at the Regiment Training Centre (RTC), Kaduna, … Continue reading NAF Graduates 175 Special Forces Personnel Trained By Indigenous Instructors

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