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US deploys warships for hurricane-hit Texas

The Pentagon has identified two warships, hundreds of vehicles, dozens of aircraft and more than 400 troops that could be made available to respond to emergencies for hurricane relief in the next 24 hours in the Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Texas.

Texas flood toll mounts amid chemical blast fears

New proof of the devastation wrought by monster storm Harvey emerged Wednesday as the bodies of six family members were plucked from receding waters in Texas and flooding triggered fears of a chemical explosion near Houston.

One dead in Texas after Harvey wreaks havoc, more floods feared

Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.

Trump signs memo banning transgender troops

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a memo effectively barring transgender people from joining the US military, but left the fate of those already serving up to the Pentagon.

North Korea’s talk of revenge is no threat – Guam gov

Gov. Eddie Calvo of Guam said on Wednesday North Korea’s warning of a possible missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory was no threat.

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Britain’s May says Trump visit still on despite terror tweets

British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a long-awaited state visit by Donald Trump will go ahead as planned despite a diplomatic spat triggered by the US president's comments after a terror attack in London.

Kaduna APC to reconcile aggrieved members

Some stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State have resolved to pursue genuine reconciliation with aggrieved members of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Strike: ASUU hopeful of fruitful meeting with fed govt on Monday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, said it is looking forward to a fruitful deliberation with the federal government on Monday, September 18, in an attempt to end the ongoing strike embarked upon by university lecturers.

PENGASSAN urges fed govt to settle marketers debts

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on Sunday called on the Federal Government to settle all debts allegedly owed oil marketers to engender growth of the oil and gas industry and develop the nation’s economy.

Bale strikes in vital Madrid win at Sociedad

Gareth Bale responded in style to his critics with a fine finish as Real Madrid got back to winning ways with a 3-1 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

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Nigeria not ready for electric powered vehicles – Jalal

The former Director General, Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council, Engr Aminu Jalal, at the weekend disclosed that the nation is not prepared to transit from fossil fuels to renewable energy or electric powered automobiles.

Presidency assures farmers of fertiliser supply

The Presidency on Sunday said four million bags of 50 kilogrammes of fertiliser would be given to farmers before the end of the year.

Horror on a shoestring: the Blum Manifesto

Veteran movie producer Jason Blum has turned filmmaking on its head -- delighting investors and annoying competitors -- with his innovative "micro-budget" approach to the craft.

IPOB has never killed anyone – Fani-Kayode tells DHQ

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has faulted the military’s declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organisation.

Nigeria’s Nsofor joins Cape Town City as free agent

Nigeria forward Obinna Nsofor has joined South African PSL side Cape Town City as a free agent.