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Russia loses contact with Angolan satellite

Russia has lost contact with Angola’s first national telecoms satellite launched from the Baikonur space pad, its maker said Wednesday — a fresh embarrassment for Moscow’s once proud space industry.


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IGP Ibrahim Idris halts withdrawal of policemen attached to VIPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has halted temporarily, the withdrawal of policemen attached to Very Important Persons to enable the force to carry out an assessment of the current personnel deployment.

Vice President Osinbajo pledges commitment to focus on human development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday reiterated the determination of the present administration to focus on the development of the people of the country.

European police break major Nigerian human trafficking ring

The European Union's law enforcement agency says police have smashed a Nigerian organised crime ring in one of the largest European operations against human trafficking.

INEC: We will deploy 20,000 ad-hoc personnel in Imo for 2019 election

Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, says that the commission will deploy 20,000 ad-hoc personnel in the forthcoming 2019 elections in Imo for smooth election conduct.

US: Economic growth unsustainable without women

The United States (U.S.) government has said there can never be any meaningful and sustainable economic growth and development without the inclusion of women.

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Sickle cell association advocates compulsory genotype test for couples

The Association of Sickle Cell Anemia Patients in Gombe State has called for compulsory genotype test of intending couples.

FRSC recovers, hands over stolen vehicle to owner

Operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps on March 19, 2018 recovered a stolen vehicle and have handed it over to the owner.

Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria’s economic growth outlook positive

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Tuesday that the country’s economic outlook for the year 2018 and beyond was positive.

America’s romance with Taiwan angers China

Angry China has lodged “stern representation’’ with the U.S. condemning the President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.

Rory McIlroy suggests limiting alcohol sales to ease hecklers

Rory McIlroy has called for a limit on alcohol sales at US PGA Tour events to ease the effect of a growing number of hecklers at tournaments.
President Muhammadu Buhari has met with former vice president Mohammed Namadi Sambo, in Abuja.