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Edo Election: APC Caretaker Chairman, Ize-Iyamu Meet With Buhari

  The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, and the APC Governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Although details of the meeting are yet to be released, it may be connected with … Continue reading Edo Election: APC Caretaker Chairman, Ize-Iyamu Meet With Buhari

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China Sentences Another Canadian To Death On Drug Charges

    China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa. The Foshan Intermediate People’s Court in the country’s southern Guangdong province said Ye Jianhui had been sentenced for trafficking and manufacturing drugs, and would have all … Continue reading China Sentences Another Canadian To Death On Drug Charges

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Ex-Arsenal Star Cazorla Joins Xavi At Qatar’s Al-Sadd

    Former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla said “Xavi was very important in my decision to come to Qatar” as he signed for the country’s highest-profile team Al-Sadd, where his fellow Spaniard is head coach. “He was my reference when he was a player, and I’m sure he’ll be the same as a coach,” he … Continue reading Ex-Arsenal Star Cazorla Joins Xavi At Qatar’s Al-Sadd

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Bayern Hope Champions League Success Can Convince Alcantara, Alaba To Stay

    Bayern Munich are hoping Champions League success can convince Thiago Alcantara and David Alaba, who are stalling over extensions, to stay. Bayern host Chelsea at Munich’s Allianz Arena on Saturday in the last 16, second leg of the Champions League holding a 3-0 lead after hammering the Blues in London in February when … Continue reading Bayern Hope Champions League Success Can Convince Alcantara, Alaba To Stay

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PHOTOS: What Edo Assembly Legislative Chamber Looks Like After Rooftop Removal

  The picture above shows what the legislative chamber of the Edo State House of Assembly looks like after its rooftop was removed on the order of the state government. This followed the takeover of the Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital by security operatives on Thursday purportedly to forestall a plan to … Continue reading PHOTOS: What Edo Assembly Legislative Chamber Looks Like After Rooftop Removal

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China Accuses US Of ‘Political Suppression’ Over TikTok, WeChat Ban

      Beijing on Friday accused the United States of “suppression” after President Donald Trump ordered sweeping restrictions against Chinese social media giants TikTok and WeChat. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a regular press briefing that the US move came at the expense of American users and companies. Trump’s executive orders, which … Continue reading China Accuses US Of ‘Political Suppression’ Over TikTok, WeChat Ban

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Sixteen Detained Over Beirut Blast – Prosecutor

      Sixteen staff members at Beirut’s port, the site of a massive explosion, have been detained over the deadly blast that devastated large parts of the city, a military prosecutor said Thursday. Lebanese authorities had announced an investigation into Tuesday’s explosion, which they said was triggered by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of … Continue reading Sixteen Detained Over Beirut Blast – Prosecutor

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Sixteen Detained Over Beirut Blast – Prosecutor

      Sixteen staff members at Beirut’s port, the site of a massive explosion, have been detained over the deadly blast that devastated large parts of the city, a military prosecutor said Thursday. Lebanese authorities had announced an investigation into Tuesday’s explosion, which they said was triggered by a fire igniting 2,750 tonnes of … Continue reading Sixteen Detained Over Beirut Blast – Prosecutor

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TikTok Threatens Legal Action In US Over Trump Order

    TikTok threatens legal action in US over Trump order. Details later…

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Macron Calls For International Probe Into Beirut Blast

    French President Emmanuel Macron Thursday called for an international investigation into the blast at Beirut’s port that killed more than 130 people and ravaged entire neighbourhoods, costing the country billions. “An international, open and transparent probe is needed to prevent things from remaining hidden and doubt from creeping in,” he told reporters at … Continue reading Macron Calls For International Probe Into Beirut Blast

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