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US Warplanes Fly Off North Korea Coast In New Show Of Force

US bombers and fighter escorts flew off the coast of North Korea on Saturday in a show of force against its nuclear weapons program, escalating already sky-high tensions. The hermit state’s foreign minister meanwhile derided Donald Trump as “mentally deranged” at the United Nations, while the US president fired back on Twitter with fresh threats. The latest exchange of bellicose ...

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US: IPOB Not A Terrorist Organisation

The US embassy in Nigeria says it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist organisation. According to PUNCH, Russell Brooks, spokesman for the US embassy says United States is committed to Nigeria’s unity and appealed to Nigerians to resolve their grievances peacefully. According to him, political and economic issues such as the allocation of resources amongst ...

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War Of Words Ratchets Up Between Kim And Trump

An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch on Friday as the US president dubbed North Korea’s leader a “madman,” a day after the reclusive regime hinted it may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. Hours earlier, in a rare personal attack, Kim took aim at Trump, branding him “mentally deranged” ...

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What Govt Must Do To End Our Strike – NAFDAC Workers

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, workers have said they will continue with their strike until the federal government appoints a substantive director general, DG. Ejor Michael, the National Public Relations Officer, Medical and Health Union of Nigeria, NAFDAC chapter, made this known on Saturday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of ...

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Nigeria Needs Additional 31,000 New Police Officers Yearly For Five Years – IGP

  The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday urged the federal government to recruit additional 31,000 police officers annually over the next five years, to ensure effective policing across the country. Mr. Idris said in a message to the graduation of constables at the Police College, Kaduna, that by providing additional 155,000 police officers over the next five ...

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RECORD: President Buhari’s Speech At The UN (2017)

The president of the United Nation’s General Assembly, Your Excellencies, Heads of States and governments, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen. On behalf of the government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I congratulate you, Mr. President, on your election to preside over the 72nd session of the United Nations’ General Assembly. I also wish to express my country’s ...

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Islamic New Year: Two States Declare Public Holidays

The Osun Government on Wednesday declared Thursday, September 21, as public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year — Hijra 1439 AH, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The information is contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, in Osogbo, The commissioner quoted the state Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, as saying “Osun State adopted ...

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