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Djokovic, Osaka Win Miami Openers As Thiem Tumbles

  Novak Djokovic put his Indian Wells disappointment behind him on Friday at the ATP and WTA Miami Open with a ruthless 7-6 (7/2) 6-2 destruction of Australian Bernard Tomic to move into the third round. The Serbian world number one endured a meek exit at the hands of German Philipp Kohlschreiber in the California … Continue reading Djokovic, Osaka Win Miami Openers As Thiem Tumbles

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Death Toll Rises To 64 In China Factory Blast

  The death toll in a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 64 Saturday but rescuers found a survivor among more than two dozen still missing in the debris of one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent years. Thursday’s explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and flattened an industrial … Continue reading Death Toll Rises To 64 In China Factory Blast

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Panic As Cyclone Trevor, Veronica Hit Australian Cities

  A “very destructive” category 4 cyclone slammed into Australia’s remote northern coast on Saturday, while a second, equally powerful storm bore down on the country’s west. Cyclone Trevor, pushing a big storm tide and packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hour (150 mph), made landfall on the sparsely populated Northern Territory coast … Continue reading Panic As Cyclone Trevor, Veronica Hit Australian Cities

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Aid Workers Scramble To Get Relief Supplies To Mozambique Cyclone Victims

  Aid workers faced disarray, a clamour for help and mounting anger as they headed out across central Mozambique, struggling to assist tens of thousands of people battered by one of southern Africa’s most powerful storms. A week after Tropical Cyclone Idai lashed Mozambique with winds of nearly 200 kilometres (120 miles) per hour, rescue … Continue reading Aid Workers Scramble To Get Relief Supplies To Mozambique Cyclone Victims

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This Week Around The World In Pictures [March 16-22]

  It has been a very eventful week across the world, with both pleasurable and unpalatable incidents recorded in various regions.  From a royal celebration of St Patrick’s Day Parade in Britain to violent struggles in the Middle East and down to natural disasters in Africa, here are some pictures that mirror the world, giving … Continue reading This Week Around The World In Pictures [March 16-22]

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No Supplementary Election In Niger LGA, Says INEC

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says no rerun or supplementary election will be held in Agaie Local Government Area of Niger State. This followed speculations that the commission has declared results of the House of Assembly election conducted on March 9 in the LGA as inconclusive. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Niger, Professor … Continue reading No Supplementary Election In Niger LGA, Says INEC

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UK Police Arrest Two Men After Attacks On Five Mosques

  Two men have been arrested on suspicion of “racially aggravated criminal damage” after windows at five mosques in Britain’s second city Birmingham were smashed earlier this week, police said Friday. A 34-year-old man handed himself into a police station and a 38-year-old was “detained by members of the community,” West Midlands Police said in … Continue reading UK Police Arrest Two Men After Attacks On Five Mosques

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‘2019 Army Elections Interference, The Worst In Nigeria’s History’ – Wike

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said that the negative roles played by the Nigerian Army during the 2019 general elections is the worst in the history of the country. Governor Wike said that the Nigerian Army’s political interference in the state is the most unfortunate infraction in the nation’s democratic experience. … Continue reading ‘2019 Army Elections Interference, The Worst In Nigeria’s History’ – Wike

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‘We Are In Danger’, Obasanjo Calls For More Unity In Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for more unity in Nigeria as he raised an alarm that the nation is in danger.

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Osun Election: Senator Adeleke Lauds Tribunal’s Judgement

  The lawmaker representing Osun West senatorial district, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has reacted to his victory at the Osun Election Petition Tribunal. Senator Adeleke’s reaction came shortly after the Tribunal declared him as the winner of the September 22 governorship election in Osun State. The three-man panel of judges had declared the victory of Governor … Continue reading Osun Election: Senator Adeleke Lauds Tribunal’s Judgement

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