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Over 2000 IDPs return home to Guzamala LG of Borno

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Guzamala extraction living in Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri today Tuesday 19 June 2018 commenced movement to return to their original homeland in Guzamala  Local Government Area of Borno state. The IDPs numbering about 2,043 individuals, making up 378 households constitute the first batch of …

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President Buhari signs 2018 budget Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law Wednesday at  noon (12pm). Meanwhile, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting will not hold tomorrow, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. This is due to the Eid-el-Fitr holidays last Friday and yesterday, which affected preparation of Council memoranda. 

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Buhari dispatches delegation to Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to lead a Federal Government delegation immediately to Bauchi State in the aftermath of the windstorm which destroyed an estimated 1505 houses mainly in the state capital. Eight persons are now confirmed dead while 120 others have reported …

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World Cup: Senegal punish Polish errors to win 2-1 in Group H

Senegal took full advantage of their opponents’ errors to beat Poland 2-1 in their opening Group H match, finally giving Africa something to cheer about at the World Cup as the group favourites failed to fire. Leading thanks to a clumsy Thiago Cionek own-goal in a poor first half, M’Baye …

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world cup: Salah starts for Egypt against Russia

Egypt’s talismanic striker Mohamed Salah was named in their starting line-up for their second World Cup Group A match against Russia in St Petersburg on Tuesday. Salah missed Egypt’s 1-0 defeat by Uruguay in their first match as he was still recovering from a shoulder injury he sustained in the …

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Neymar leaves training session with sore ankle

Brazil forward Neymar left training early on Tuesday after feeling pain in his right ankle and will spend the rest of the day undergoing physiotherapy, the Brazilian Football Confederation said. “He was feeling pain thanks to the large number of fouls he suffered in the Switzerland game,” a spokesman told …

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World Cup: Japan sink 10-man Colombia in historic win for Asia

Japan upset 10-man Colombia 2-1 in a dramatic match on Tuesday to become the first Asian side to beat South American opponents at the World Cup. Asian teams had managed three draws in 17 matches against South American sides but the four-times Asian champions made their extra man count after …

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Sallah: 11 youth killed in Katsina road accident

The road accident that happened along Katsina-Niger Republic highway on Sunday night (June 17) claimed eleven youth lives, while celebrating Sallah, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Katsina State has confirmed.  Godwin Ngueku, the Katsina Sector Commander of the corps in the state on Monday told the News Agency …

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XXXTentacion pronounced dead after being shot in Florida

The Broward County Sheriff’s Dept. has confirmed the death of XXXTentaction who was shot by an unknown gunman while leaving a motorcycle dealership after shopping for motorcycles in South Florida on Monday, according to TMZ According to the dispatch call the suspects were described as 2 black males wearing hoodies, and …

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Egypt coach ready to unleash Salah on Russia

Egypt coach Hector Cuper is ready to gamble on Mohamed Salah and is hoping the striker comes through a final fitness test on the eve of the country’s World Cup match against hosts Russia. A shoulder injury kept Salah out of Egypt’s opening game against Group A favourites Uruguay, in …

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World Cup 2018: Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win

Belgium’s creativity and power proved too much for World Cup debutants Panama as the Group G favourites overcame the heroics of goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and a massed defence to run out 3-0 winners on Monday. It took a wonderful dipping volley from Dries Mertens on the right-hand edge of the …

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