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Sudan: 265 killed by Diarrhea, 16 000 infected  

It's only fair to share...Sudanese Health Minister Bahar Garada, on Friday, said that diarrhea has killed 265 people and infected 16,121 others in 11 states of Sudan since August 2016.   In a report to the Sudanese parliament, the minister warned against the increase of diarrhea infections and deterioration of the health conditions, saying “we expect the worse with the ...

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US Department of Justice: Trump’s executive order to ban Muslims is within his lawful authority to keep the nation safe from terrorism

It's only fair to share...President Donald Trump’s administration asked the US Supreme Court on Thursday to reinstate its temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim majority nations despite repeated setbacks in the lower courts.   In its filing, the government asked the top US court to rule on the legal standing of Trump’s order, appealing a ruling by the federal ...

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People troop to my palace every day to report child abuse; society had destroyed so many kids – Emir Sanusi

It's only fair to share...I won’t be discouraged as change agent — Sanusi   The Emir of Kano, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, said on Thursday, in Kano, that he would never be discouraged as an advocate of change in the society.   He made the pledge when the new Country Representative of UNICEF, Mohammed Fall, paid him a visit to solicit ...

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Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun hijacks N17 billion, claims it is for buying office equipment

It's only fair to share...The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, over alleged payment of N17 billion for procurement of office equipment.   It also summoned the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris, and former Accountant-General of the Federation Mr Jonah Otunla, over the transaction.   The ...

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United States rejects the future by Trump’s withdrawal from Paris climate deal – Obama

It's only fair to share...Barack Obama slammed his successor President Donald Trump on Thursday for pulling out of the Paris climate deal, warning that the move would see the United States “reject the future” by not abiding by the agreement.   “Even in the absence of American leadership; even as this administration joins a small handful of nations that reject ...

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Agatu: Fulani herdsmen claim they are real owners of Benue, vow to fight against Anti- Grazing Law [READ]

It's only fair to share...Benue State House of Assembly has called on the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris to immediately effect the arrest of the Leadership of cattle breeders under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore for treason and inciting public unrest in the state.   According to the ruling, after a debate on a motion of ...

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US Election Hack: Russian hackers justified those who speak ill of Russia – Vladimir Putin

It's only fair to share...Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested “patriotic” Russian citizens might be engaged in hacking. Such individuals might be joining “the justified fight against those speaking ill of Russia,” he said. Like “artists” who get up and paint all day, he added, hackers spend their day attacking adversaries. Mr Putin also denied once again that his administration ...

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US: Hangman’s noose synonymous with hanging and lynching of African-Americans found in museum

It's only fair to share...Police are investigating after a noose was found in an exhibit on racial segregation at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Museum director Lonnie Bunch said it “has long represented a deplorable act of cowardice and depravity”. It is the second noose found at a Smithsonian museum in four days. The looped rope ...

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Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal, says agreement will make the United States a poor nation

It's only fair to share...President Donald Trump has announced that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. He said moves to negotiate a new “fair” deal that would not disadvantage US businesses and workers would begin. Mr Trump said during last year’s presidential election campaign that he would take the step to help his country’s oil and ...

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78 bodies of people who died of thirst recovered in Sahara Desert in the past one year

It's only fair to share...  Survivors say 44 people have died of thirst after their truck broke down in the Sahara Desert in northern Niger, the Red Cross has told the BBC. The six survivors, all women, walked to a remote village and are being looked after in Dirkou, Niger, Red Cross official Lawal Taher said. They say several children ...

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