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Nigeria will recover with Buhari’s recovery, says Osinbajo

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday expressed the conviction that with the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria would recover. “The recovery and recuperation of the President is in some sense symbolic of the recovery of Nigeria. Nigeria is going to recover. “We are on the path of strong economic recovery […]
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Nigeria beat Benin 2-0 to qualify for CHAN 2018

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the 2018 Championship for African Nations billed to take place in Kenya after the defeating Republic of Benin. Nigeria sealed their place in Kano courtesy of a 2-1 aggregate scoreline having previously lost 0-1 in the first leg last week in Cotonou.‎ ‎Rabiu Ali opened the scoring in […]
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Venezuela congress defies push to take over its powers

August 19, 2017 at 9:54 am | ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) The Latest on Nigeria president's return after three months of medical treatment in London (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has returned...
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Trump thanks ousted aide Bannon

Donald Trump on Saturday thanked Steve Bannon for his “service” a day after the US president parted ways with his controversial former chief strategist and key campaign ally. A champion of the nationalist-populist agenda that carried Trump to power last November, the 63-year-old Bannon left a White House reeling from the fallout over the president’s […]
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#ResumeOrResign convener, Deji Adeyanju, slams FG for celebrating Buhari’s return

Eniola AKinkuotu, Abuja Co-convener of the #ResumeOrResign group, Deji Adeyanju, on Saturday slammed the Federal Government for celebrating the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country. Adeyanju, along with popular musician, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, had protested for about 10 days, asking Buhari to either resume or resign. The protest was, however, called […]
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Italy expels Moroccans, Syrian as terror fears mount

Italy said Saturday it had deported two Moroccans and a Syrian on security grounds, lifting to 202 the number of potentially dangerous Islamists expelled since January 2015. The announcement came as security was raised after vehicle attacks in Barcelona and elsewhere, and a widely-reported warning from the Islamic State group that Italy is next on […]
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At least 23 dead, dozens hurt as train derails in India

At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured after an express train derailed in north India Saturday, officials said, as rescuers clambered across mangled carriages to pull passengers from the wreckage. Emergency workers and crowds of local people rushed to the site where 14 coaches derailed near Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh state, some […]
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Nigeria qualify for 2018 African Nations Championship

Nigeria defeated Benin Republic 2-0 on Saturday evening to qualify for the 2018 African Nations Championship. Goals from Rabiu Ali and Kingsley Eduwo were all the Super Eagles needed ...
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Ex-Taraba Governor Suntai buried amidst eulogies, tears

The remains of the former Governor of Taraba, Danbaba Suntai, were laid to rest on Saturday in his hometown, Suntai, in Bali Local Government Area of the state amidst tears and eulogies. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a cross section of Nigerian who were touched by the late governor’s kind gesture and sterling leadership […]
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