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Three-Storey Building Collapses In Ibadan, Three Rescued So Far

  Barely two days after a similar incident occurred in Lagos, another three-storey building has collapsed, this time in Ibadan. The structure, which was still under construction, caved in at Shogoye in the Idi Arere area of the Oyo State capital. The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr Shina Olukolu, confirmed to Channels Television … Continue reading Three-Storey Building Collapses In Ibadan, Three Rescued So Far

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Infection Kills 15 Babies In Tunisia Hospital

  Fifteen babies were killed by an infection at a Tunisian state hospital, investigators said Friday, as they announced a new death toll in a scandal which has sparked public outrage. Investigations were launched after newborns at the Rabta state hospital in Tunis started dying last week. Mohamed Douagi, head of the commission of inquiry, … Continue reading Infection Kills 15 Babies In Tunisia Hospital

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IS Suicide Bombers Kill Six In Syria Attack

  The Islamic State group launched three suicide attacks outside their last redoubt in eastern Syria Friday, killing six people among those fleeing the crumbling jihadist bastion. They were the latest casualties in Syria’s devastating civil war, which entered its ninth year on Friday with 370,000 dead. All that remains of a once-sprawling proto-state that … Continue reading IS Suicide Bombers Kill Six In Syria Attack

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Rivers Elections: In The End, It Will Be A Sweet Victory – Wike

  Governor Nyesom Wike is confident of victory in the Rivers State governorship election, despite the suspension of electoral processes in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a series of tweets on Friday, the governor attributed his optimism to the love he said the residents of the state have for the … Continue reading Rivers Elections: In The End, It Will Be A Sweet Victory – Wike

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Atiku, Obasanjo Meet Behind Closed Doors After Presidential Election

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his residence at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Although details of the meeting, which took place on Thursday, were not disclosed, it was … Continue reading Atiku, Obasanjo Meet Behind Closed Doors After Presidential Election

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2022 World Cup: FIFA Seeks Co-Host With Qatar To Expand Tournament

  FIFA moved a step closer on Friday to expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams and hopes to confirm the plans in June if a suitable co-host can be found. An internal feasibility study supporting the expansion, which is being strongly pushed by President Gianni Infantino, was given full backing by … Continue reading 2022 World Cup: FIFA Seeks Co-Host With Qatar To Expand Tournament

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Supreme Court Frees Senior Lawyer Disbarred For Misconduct

  The Supreme Court has overturned the May 21, 2015 decision of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) which disbarred a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kunle Kalejaye, for engaging in unprofessional misconduct. Mr. Kalejaye, who was a lawyer to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, was found … Continue reading Supreme Court Frees Senior Lawyer Disbarred For Misconduct

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Police Launch Investigation Into Lagos Building Collapse

  The police have commenced an investigation into the building collapse which occurred at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island on Wednesday. A Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of the State Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department (SCIID), Panti, Yetunde Longe, confirmed this to Channels Television on Friday. She made the disclosure during a visit to … Continue reading Police Launch Investigation Into Lagos Building Collapse

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