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Pope: Don’t be misled by making money and career your life

Pope Francis is advising against making the pursuit of money, a career or success the basis for one’s whole life. Francis said during a homily on Saturday to mark Epiphany that people “often make do” with having “health, a little money and a bit of entertainment.” He urged helping the …

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Boko Haram Factional Leader Injured in Troops Bombardment

Ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments of Boko Haram enclaves in the Lake Chad region by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has continued to yield positive results. Currently an evaluation report of the ongoing operation indicates that a major factional leader of the terrorists group, Mamman Nur has been fatally injured …

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CAF: Salah and Oshoala win 2017 African Player of the Year awards

Egypt’s Mohammed Salah has been announced winner of the CAF best Player of the Year for 2017 at a ceremony held on Thursday night ( January 4) at the Accra International Conference Centre. Sadio Mane of Senegal and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came second and third in Men’s category. Salah who …

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Trump lawyer seeks to halt publication of ‘libelous’ booK

An attorney for President Donald Trump sought Thursday to halt publication of an upcoming bombshell-filled book about his White House, claiming it was “libelous.” The cease and desist letter sent to author Michael Wolff and publisher Henry Holt and Co. claims the book contained “numerous false and/or baseless statements” about …

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Zuckerberg’s 2018 personal challenge focuses on Facebook

Protecting users of the social network from abuse and hate and defending it from nation state interference are part of Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 personal challenge. Zuckerberg visited every U.S. state, ran 365 miles and learned Mandarin since he first started doing these annual challenges in 2009. …

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Nigerian army rescues another Chibok Girl abducted by Boko Haram

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Pulka today rescued one of the Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists earlier in 2014. So far, preliminary investigations reveal that the young girl identified as Salomi Pagu (pictured above)  is the same as the Chibok girl published on serial 86 of …

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Address by President Buhari during launching of two new standard gauge locomotives and ten new standard gauge exclusive passenger coaches for kaduna-Abuja Train Service Thursday 4th January 2018

ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, DURING THE LAUNCHING OF THE TWO NEW STANDARD GAUGE LOCOMOTIVES AND TEN NEW STANDARD GAUGE EXECUTIVE PASSENGER COACHES FOR THE KADUNA – ABUJA TRAIN SERVICE ON JANUARY 4, 2018 You may recall that I commissioned and flagged off the Abuja-Kaduna train service for both Passenger …

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U.S. should clear way for tech companies to help Iranians -former crown prince

The Trump administration should encourage U.S. technology companies to provide communication services to Iranians as they protest their country’s clerical rulers, said Reza Pahlavi, the last heir to the Iranian monarchy, In an interview with Reuters on Wednesday, Pahlavi also criticized the Trump administration’s ban on travel to the United …

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Iran at UN accuses US of ‘grotesque’ meddling

Iran on Wednesday angrily accused the United States at the United Nations of meddling in its domestic affairs after President Donald Trump backed anti-government protests. Iran’s UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo said in a letter that the US government “has stepped up its acts of intervention in a grotesque way in …

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Excerpts from new book about Trump presidency

The following are excerpts published by New York magazine, The Guardian and The Washington Post from the new book by Michael Wolff about President Donald Trump, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” Without addressing specifics, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said there were things in the book that …

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Buhari to commission Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Kakuri Thursday

All is set for Commissioning ceremony of the Kaduna Inland Dry Port in Kakuri, Kaduna tomorrow 4th January, 2017 by the President Muhammadu Buhari. The Port will allow importers and exporters in and around Northern Nigeria to import & export directly into/from Kaduna. The President will also Commission 10 new …

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Lagos seals suspected Badoo kingpin, Alaka’s properties

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday sealed a Petrol Filling Station, a Hotel and Event Centre belonging to a suspected Badoo cult kingpin, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal. The structures, situated along Ijebu-Ode-Itoikin Road in Sabo area of Ikorodu were sealed for violating the State’s Urban and Regional Planning Law of …

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Trump vows ‘support’ for Iran protestors

US President Donald Trump pledged unspecified support for Iranians trying to “take back” their government Wednesday, extending a drumbeat of encouragement for countrywide protests. “Such respect for the people of Iran as they try to take back their corrupt government,” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. “You will see great support from …

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2019 Election: Minister commences campaign for Buhari/Osinbajo ticket

The Minster of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari about a campaign organisation for the 2019 elections. Mr. Shittu, who spoke with journalists after the meeting with the president, said the campaign team will be called “Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo dynamic support group.” “I informed Mr. President that I …

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