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Benue group hails Buhari for intervening in Tiv/Jukun crisis

The Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ) on Sunday expressed satisfaction on President Muhammadu Buhari’s timely intervention to provide lasting solution to the age long communal violent clashes between the Jukun and Tiv people of Taraba.
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Again, Bandits Release 30 Kidnapped Victims in Katsina

Francis Sardauna in Katsina In furtherance of the rapprochement between Katsina State government and armed bandits, the repentant hoodlums have again released 30 kidnapped victims, mostly women and children, in their custody. The bandits had earlier freed 21 captives from their camps, bringing the number of those who regained freedom as part of the ongoing The post Again, Bandits Release 30 Kidnapped ...
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VIDEO: I built a garage before my car arrived —American comedian Steve Harvey 

Approximately a week after American comedian, TV host, producer, radio personality, actor, and author, Broderick Stephen Harvey, said he was not good at speaking in church, he used his show to preach faith. In a video clip via his verified Twitter handle @IAmSteveHarvey, the popular comedian encouraged his social media followers to manifest faith. He
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Wilson score brace as Bournemouth beat Everton 3-1

Callum Wilson scored twice as Bournemouth curbed early season optimism over Everton’s prospects with a 3-1 win on Sunday. The England international took advantage of some sloppy defending from the visitors to head home the opener from close range, but Everton levelled before half-time through Dominic Calvert-Lewin. The Toffees have spent big again this summer
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$9.6bn judgment: Our best option is to negotiate with P&ID —Malami

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Sunday gave an insight into why the Federal Government at a point decided to negotiate with Process and Industrial Developments Limited, despite being aware that the contract for which a United Kingdom court had ordered the firm to seize $9.6bn in Nigerian assets
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Trump defends Supreme Court justice over fresh misconduct claim

US President Donald Trump mounted an angry defence of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday as the controversial judge faced calls for an investigation over fresh allegations of sexual misconduct. Trump blasted the media and “Radical Left Democrats” after a former Yale classmate of Kavanaugh alleged that the jurist — one of the most
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Nigeria’s UN Representative, Muhammad-Bande, Takes Charge as UNGA President Tuesday

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja Exactly 30 years after Nigeria produced the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the country’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Professor Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, will on Tuesday, assume office as the 74th President of UNGA. Muhammad-Bande will formally take charge of UNGA at a two-day ceremony scheduled to take place The post Nigeria’s UN ...
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Alaba to miss Champions League clash with thigh injury

Bayern Munich full-back David Alaba is set to miss out on Wednesday’s Champions League opener against Red Star Belgrade after picking up a thigh injury, the club confirmed Sunday. Alaba, 27, was pulled out of the starting line-up just before kick-off in Bayern’s 1-1 draw at RB Leipzig on Saturday after getting injured in the
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Gunmen reportedly kill 6, kidnap 2 in Kaduna

A resident of the community says the gunmen arrived in the village with sophisticated weapons and started shooting sporadically.
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Bundesliga warming up into a three-way title race

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'I am magic myself'

… of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos. The 19-year-old has been a fan of magic since…
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Ebonyi NULGE Group Lauds Gov Umahi’s Performance

The National leadership of “Young Workers’ Committee’’, an arm of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has lauded the efforts of Ebonyi Gov. Dave Umahi in developing the state. A statement issued on Sunday by Mr Leonard Nkah, President of NULGE Ebonyi Chapter , said that the committee made the commendation during the The post Ebonyi NULGE Group Lauds Gov Umahi’s Performance appeared ...
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You can now apply for passport on Saturdays as Ikoyi immigration office begins weekend operations

The NIS office in Ikoyi introduced Saturday operations to ensure Nigerians accessed NIS service delivery speedily.
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Nefarious activities around Afrika Shrine a dent on Lagos’ image, task force says, arrests 43

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested 28 miscreants and 15 illegal street traders at various locations around Alausa and the Afrika Shrine vicinity. The chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed this in a statement by the agency’s Head of Public Affairs Unit, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq, on Sunday in Lagos. Egbeyemi said the
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