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Between 2 police checkpoints! 10 Fulani Herdsmen rob travellers along Abuja-Keffi Expressway

A gang of armed Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 attacked travellers on the busy Abuja-Keffi Expressway, making away with valuables and a huge amount of cash.   According to an eyewitness report by Punch, the robbery took place at 10am along the busy highway close to a village called Barde, after Gidan Waya in Kaduna State, a few ...

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My thoughts on the unlawful arrest and detention of Dr Ifeanyi Ubah by DSS

By ClemAguiyi | One of the greatest attributes of democracy is that it guarantees to the people the freedom of choice; the freedom to choose how they are governed and who governs them. This freedom presupposes that no one is victimized on the account of their political choice, hence democracy thrives on plurality. But here, our version of democracy is ...

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Don Jazzy is Nigeria’s richest musician! Wizkid, Davido among top 10 richest African musicians

Forbes Africa has released its list of richest African musicians. The list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and others. Nigerian artistes, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido, are among the top 10 richest African musicians. The top ten are: AKON Akon has ...

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ISIS: US President Trump approves supply of weapons to Kurdish forces viewed by Turkey as terrorists

US President Donald Trump has approved supplying weapons to Kurdish forces fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria, the Pentagon says. Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) would be equipped to help drive IS from its stronghold, Raqqa, a spokeswoman said. The US was “keenly aware” of Turkey’s concerns about such a move, she added. Turkey views the ...

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Venezuela Crisis: Lack of medicines and low salaries increase infant and maternal mortality [READ]

President Nicolas Maduro says the health crisis is caused by medicines being hoarded to encourage a coup against him Venezuelans trekked to the border with Brazil or Colombia to buy medicine and seek treatment in public hospitals. Health care workers protested in February in Caracas against President Nicolas Maduro’s government, against the lack of medicines and low salaries There has ...

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South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-in vows to visit North Korea under the right circumstances

South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-in has been sworn in, vowing to address the economy and relations with the North in his first speech as president. He said that he would even be willing to visit Pyongyang under the right circumstances. Mr Moon took his oath of office in Seoul’s National Assembly building a day after his decisive win. The ...

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Agenda being pursued by President Buhari is in line with our interests – United States

The U.S. said on Tuesday that the agenda being pursued by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration were in line with its expectations.   The Deputy Director, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Mr Nathan Holt, made the remarks on Tuesday from Washington, D.C. via teleconference on: ‘Nigeria, a critical U.S. partner’.   ...

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President Trump sacks FBI Director James Comey

  President Trump on Tuesday fired the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, James B. Comey, abruptly terminating the top officials leading a criminal investigation into whether Mr. Trump’s advisers colluded with the Russian government to steer the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.   The stunning development in Mr. Trump’s presidency raised the specter of political interference ...

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The fake media already knows there is no evidence of collusion with Russia and Trump – US President Trump replies senate panel

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he has further questions about President Donald Trump’s business dealings in relation to Russia. The South Carolina senator asked former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper about the matter on Monday as he testified before a Senate panel. Mr Clapper declined to answer a question about concern over any Russian ties to Mr Trump’s business ...

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46 year-old man tortured son to death while recording it on video, then fed his body to pigs! [LOOK]

A judge in Kansas has sentenced a man to life after he was convicted of murdering his seven-year-old son, torturing him and recording the abuse. Michael Jones, 46, must serve 25 years for killing his son Adrian. The boy’s step-mother, Heather Jones, 31, has already been jailed for the same crime. Officials say Adrian endured horrific torture in his last ...

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