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IPOD Leader, Nnamdi Kanu, Granted N300m Bail

Nnamdi Kanu

  An Abuja Federal High Court has today  granted bail to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in the sum of N300 million with three sureties in like sum, on health grounds. Justice Binta Nyako ruled that one of the sureties must be a senior and highly recognised Nigerian of Igbo decent, the second surety ...

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First Locally Produced Phone Debuts In Nigeria

Local produced phones in Nigeria

  More than 15 years after Nigeria joined the global system for mobile (GSM), the first made-in-Nigeria phone has finally debut, thus throwing the country into the growing league of communication gadgets manufacturers. According to TheGuardian, the phone, which components are sourced and assembled locally, serves as a technological breakthrough and precedent for the country. The handset, which is coming ...

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North Korea: US Submarine Arrives In South Korea

USS Michigan

    A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. North Korea is celebrating its army’s 85th founding anniversary on Tuesday. It marked the event with a large-scale firing drill, South ...

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Osborne Towers: Osinbajo’s Panel Grills NIA DG Again

    The Presidential Investigative Panel headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday again quizzed the suspended Director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke. It would be recalled that Oke was suspended last Wednesday over discovery of large amounts of foreign and local currencies by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a residential apartment at ...

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Obama Set For First Speech Since Leaving Office

Barack Obama

    After several months off largely out of the public eye, former US president Barack Obama returns to center stage Monday, giving a speech in his adopted hometown of Chicago that — theoretically — will not touch on current politics. Obama will take part in a discussion on community organizing and civic engagement with students from area schools at ...

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El Clasico: Barcelona 3-2 Real Madrid

    Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal to send the Catalans top of La Liga with a last-minute winner against 10-man Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. It puts Barcelona level on points with Real Madrid, but with a better goal difference and head-to-head record. Casemiro had put the hosts ahead before Messi and Ivan Rakitic goals put Barcelona ...

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France Elections: Macron-Le Pen Through To Run Off, Projections Says

  The centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen have won the first round of voting in French presidential elections, projected results say. Mr Macron won 23.7%, while Ms Le Pen won 21.7%, French TV says. The two saw off a strong challenge from centre-right François Fillon and the hard-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon, according to the projections. The pair ...

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FG To Reward Whistle-blowers On Illegal Weapons- Presidency

Garba Shehu

  The National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Munguno (rtd) has began work on a template for the discovery and recovery of illegal weapons through a reward system. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this development in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday. According to the presidential spokesman, the Office of ...

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