AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate In Rivers Resigns, Joins PDP

  The deputy governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Akpo Yeeh, has announced his resignation from the party. Mr Yeeh made the announcement in a letter dated March 25 and addressed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu. He, thereafter, said he has decided to join … Continue reading AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate In Rivers Resigns, Joins PDP

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Dortmund Dismiss Reports Linking Sancho To Man United

  Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has dismissed rumours that 19-year-old rising star Jadon Sancho is set for a move back to Manchester. English youngster Sancho has flourished since joining Dortmund from Manchester City two years ago, and recently signed a contract extension which keeps him at the German club until 2022. Yet Sancho, who picked … Continue reading Dortmund Dismiss Reports Linking Sancho To Man United

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Court Adjourns El-Zakzaky’s Trial Indefinitely

  The Kaduna State High Court has adjourned sine dine the trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat. The adjournment followed the appointment of the trial judge, Justice Gideon Kudafa, as a member of the Election Petition Tribunal in Yobe State. El-Zakzaky and his wife were … Continue reading Court Adjourns El-Zakzaky’s Trial Indefinitely

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Again, Russia Denies Meddling In US Elections

  The Kremlin on Monday reiterated denials that Moscow interfered in the 2016 US presidential election after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report found conclusive evidence of Russian meddling. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists he had not seen the report but Russia’s “principled position on this matter is well known: our country has not interfered … Continue reading Again, Russia Denies Meddling In US Elections

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Minimum Wage: Buhari Receives Report From Implementation Committee

  The President has received the report of the Technical Advisory Committee on Implementation of the National Minimum Wage. President Muhammadu Buhari received the report on Monday when he met with members of the committee at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The chairman of the committee and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading Minimum Wage: Buhari Receives Report From Implementation Committee

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Death Toll In China Chemical Blast Rises To 78

  The death toll from a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 78 on Monday, with hundreds still receiving medical treatment four days after one of the country’s worst industrial accidents. Thursday’s explosion in Yancheng city, eastern Jiangsu province razed an industrial park and blew out the windows of surrounding homes. More than 500 … Continue reading Death Toll In China Chemical Blast Rises To 78

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Frankfurt Flights Reduced By Air Traffic Control IT Glitch

Scores of flights to and from Germany's biggest airport Frankfurt were scrapped Monday because of a software problem affecting the national air traffic control service.

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Miami Open: Djokovic Beats Delbonis, Halep Battles Into Fourth Round

  Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record seventh Miami Open title, but the world number one admitted to a loss of focus in a 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 victory over spirited Federico Delbonis which booked his place in the last 16. Djokovic is hoping to eclipse Andre Agassi’s six ATP crowns in South Florida … Continue reading Miami Open: Djokovic Beats Delbonis, Halep Battles Into Fourth Round

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10 Children, Three Others Killed In Afgan Air Strike, Says UN

  At least 13 civilians were killed, mostly children, in an air strike by “international forces” in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz late last week, the United Nations said Monday. The strike happened between late Friday and early Saturday in support of ground operations conducted by pro-government forces fighting against Taliban militants in the … Continue reading 10 Children, Three Others Killed In Afgan Air Strike, Says UN

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Falana Writes Buhari, Says Allocating Oil Blocks To Individuals Illegal

  A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, has urged the President to stop allocating the nation’s oil blocks to a few individuals in the country. He made the appeal in a letter dated March 20, 2019, and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, a copy of which was obtained … Continue reading Falana Writes Buhari, Says Allocating Oil Blocks To Individuals Illegal

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