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Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas as category 4

A mammoth storm off the coast of Texas strenghtened to a category four hurricane on Friday as the US state and surrounding areas braced for what officials warned would be a "major disaster".


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Vice President Osinbajo: Federal govenrment to power varsities with solar energy

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that ‘despite the sectoral challenges, the Buhari administration will complete major projects that will improve the power sector in the country and also implement a plan that will provide solar energy in a number of universities in the country.

World Cup: Iceland to face Ghana in friendly

Iceland, who are in the same Russia 2018 World Cup with Nigeria, will face the Black Stars of Ghana in a tune-up game on June 7 at the Laugardalsvellir Stadium, Reykjavik.

FIFA lifts 30-year ban on Iraq

FIFA lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football on Friday with the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala given the go-ahead to stage official matches.

Police arrest 100 persons in Lagos over violence

The police in Lagos State have arrested no fewer than 100 persons allegedly involved in a violent clash between two unknown groups at the Scavengers Land near New Garage, Ojota.

West Ham United vice-chairman apologises for unrest

West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has issued a public apology for the club's problems on and off the pitch, and said the board takes full responsibility for the Hammers' predicament.

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Deaf community solicits federal govt’s support to establish deaf university

The Deaf Community in Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja, called for the support of the Federal Government to establish special university for the over 17 million deaf people in the country.

60 die in Ogun road accidents in two months

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun said on Thursday that 60 persons died while several others were injured in various auto crashes in the state between January and February.

Governor Lalong declares curfew as suspected herdsmen kill two soldiers, two cops

Two soldiers, two mobile policemen and about 23 others were on Wednesday killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen during a fierce battle at Dung Kasa, Rafiki and Dutse Kura communities in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.

You don’t deserve second term – Senator Umaru tells Governor Sani Bello

The rift between the Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, and the Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District, Senator David Umar, has deepened, with the lawmaker on Wednesday saying the governor does not deserve a second term in office.

Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic expels 115 students for examination malpractice, cultism, others

Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, has expelled 115 students for various offences in the 2016/2017 academic session, the institution’s Administrator, Prof. Shehu Dalhatu, has said.