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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir wanted for war crimes to hold conference with President Trump

It's only fair to share...The US has not confirmed the claim. Saudi Arabia has invited Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes, to a summit with US President Donald Trump and Arab and Muslim leaders. Mr Bashir will travel to Saudi Arabia on Friday, Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said. The minister added that he hopes ...

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Trump cancels planned visit to one of Israel’s holiest landmark after his helicopter is denied landing [PHOTOS]

It's only fair to share...President Donald Trump has cancelled a planned visit and speech at the ancient mountain fortress of Masada in Israel after authorities told him that he could not land his helicopter on top of the UNESCO-listed site.   Instead, Trump will now deliver a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. It comes after an Israeli Air ...

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Appointing Former FBI chief to probe Russian influence on my election is a witch hunt – Trump

It's only fair to share...President Donald Trump has said the decision to appoint a special counsel to oversee the inquiry into Russian influence on his election is hurting America terribly. Speaking at a news conference in Washington, he denied any collusion with Russia during his election campaign last year. “The entire thing has been a witch hunt and there is ...

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2014 Confab: It’s unlikely for restructuring to be achieved through peaceful negotiations – Ogunshola [READ]

It's only fair to share...Only South-West and to a lesser extent, the South-East supported establishment of six zonal governments says Ajibola Ogunshola Many prominent Nigerians gained insight into the resolutions of the 2014 National Conference on Thursday when a delegate to the assembly, Chief Ajibola Ogunshola, delivered a lecture on it.   It was at the second edition of the ...

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21 year-old JAMB candidate arrested with locally made pistol and two rounds of live ammunition at exam centre

It's only fair to share...A 21-year-old candidate of the on-going Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Nasarawa state has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in one of the centres for being in possession of firearms. Confirming the arrest, Mr Bashir Lawal-Kano, the state commandant of the NSCDC told journalists in Lafia on Thursday, May ...

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Economic Crisis: Government brought in TSA that did not allow spending and fixed the price of foreign exchange – Soludo  

It's only fair to share...Chukwuma Soludo, has blamed the country economic woes on bad government policies executed in the time of boom. He said that the foundation for the recession was laid by the previous administration, which he said, borrowed to fund recurrent expenditure at a time when oil prices were as high as over 100 dollars to a barrel. ...

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Again Boko Haram suicide bombers launch 2 separate attacks at the University of Maiduguri

It's only fair to share...Boko Haram suicide bombers launched two separate attacks at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) leaving a guard at the institution badly injured. The Punch reports that the attacks were carried out on the night of Thursday, May 18 and in the early morning of Friday, May 19. Abu Babati who is the president of the student ...

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Politicians Infiltrating Military: No one had been interrogated, no arrests had been made – Brig. Gen. Sani Usman

It's only fair to share...Following the revelation by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, of attempts by some politicians to infiltrate the military, the Nigerian Army said Thursday that it was yet to make any arrests.   This is just as a report by Transparency International (TI) stated Thursday that the Nigerian defence and security sector is ...

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How corruption in Nigerian defence has done unforgivable damage to counter-terrorism efforts [READ]

It's only fair to share...About a year ago, the Nigerian Army was reported to have awarded an apparently bogus contract for the supply of vehicles and motorcycles for the use of troops involved in an anti-terrorism offensive in Nigeria’s beleaguered northeastern zone.   The allegation that Chief of Army Staff, COAS, General Buratai might have pilfered funds meant for the ...

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