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Iran: Tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini blown up by suicide bomber, 2 feared dead

It's only fair to share...Gunmen and a suicide bomber have carried out apparently coordinated attacks on Iran’s parliament and the tomb of revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini, state media said Wednesday, with at least two people reported killed.   It was not immediately clear who could be behind the attacks but Iran is a key player in efforts against the Islamic ...

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In The News Today 07-06-2017

It's only fair to share...A brief report of some of the major headlines in Nigeria and Africa. ShareIt's only fair to share...

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We’ll collaborate with South-East, and other minority groups for self-determination – Ijaw Youth Council

It's only fair to share...The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has said that the South-South region is not part of Biafra and called on the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra to stop claiming that states in the region are among the territories of Biafra.   The IYC, in a statement issued by its spokesman, Mr. Henry ...

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Saudi billionaire and world’s richest arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi dies aged 82

It's only fair to share...Saudi arms dealer, Adnan Khashoggi, a businessman once worth billions of dollars and renowned for his lavish lifestyle, has died at the age of 82, his family said.   Hailed for his “elegance, strength and dignity” by loved ones, the tycoon, the uncle of Dodi Fayed, was said to have been undergoing treatment for Parkinson’s disease. ...

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Isolating Qatar is an attack on its very existence – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel tells Trump

It's only fair to share...German minister accuses Trump of stirring Gulf conflict   German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday accused US President Donald Trump of stirring up conflicts in the Middle East and risking a new arms race as Qatar’s neighbours cut ties with Doha.   “US President Trump’s recent giant military contracts which Gulf monarchies raise the risk ...

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EFCC’s Magu claims to have secured 340 convictions in six months

It's only fair to share...The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has secured 340 convictions for various offences and recovered billions of dollars stolen funds from unscrupulous individuals within the last six months.   The EFCC acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, said this at the project launch on law enforcement and public engagement in Abuja on Tuesday.   CLEEN Foundation, ...

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ON THE STREET WITH AFP: IS JUNGLE JUSTICE EVER JUSTIFIED?

It's only fair to share...African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues. ShareIt's only fair to share...

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How Abba Kyari and Hadi Sirika plot to weaken constitutional authority of Acting President Osinbajo

It's only fair to share...Aso Rock Cabal moves to London to create constitutional crisis A new grand plan by an Aso Rock cabal led by the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, to weaken the constitutional authority of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has taken off at the presidential palace in Abuja, with a meeting held in London last week.   According ...

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Igbos will be driven away from 19 states of Northern Nigeria after 3 months – coalition of Northern groups

It's only fair to share...A coalition of Northern groups, including the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, on Tuesday, gave all Igbos resident in the 19 states of the North a three-month ultimatum to quit or be forced out after the expiration of the October 1, 2017 deadline.   “We are also telling our brothers (northerners) out there in the South-East to ...

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N13 billion cash recovered from Osborne Towers forfeited to the Federal Government

It's only fair to share...The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the permanent forfeiture to the Federal Government of the sums of  $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered from No. 16, Osborne Road,  Flat 7B Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos.   The funds had been stashed in iron cabinets and Ghana-must-go bags in the apartment before they were discovered and ...

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