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US govt shuts down as Donald Trump talks tough

The U.S. Government has officially shut down at midnight Friday following the inability of Republican and Democrats senators to reach a compromise on the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme and build a wall along the Mexican border.

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Thomas Mueller starts treble talk as Bayern Munich rout Besiktas

Thomas Mueller says Bayern Munich could repeat their 2013 treble after crushing 10-man Besiktas 5-0 in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie.

Yobe shut school after Boko Haram attack

The Yobe State Government has announced the closure of Government Girls Technical College (GGTC), Dapchi, for a week following Boko Haram attack on the school, on Monday.

House of Reps queries NEMA chief over alleged N1.6 billion Libya returnees’ fund

The House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Management has urged the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja, to account for N1.6 billion released by Federal Government for Libya returnees.

Miyeti Allah urges speedy creation of cattle colonies to curb herdsmen-farmers clashes

The Kebbi chapter of Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to expedite its plan to establish cattle colonies to end herdsmen-farmers clashes.

DPR discovers eight illegal filling stations in Akwa Ibom

The Eket Field Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources has announced the discovery of eight petrol dispensing stations operating for more than five years without licence in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

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Senate to probe N3.4 billion NNPC/Agip security account

The Senate, on Tuesday, mandated its Committee on Public Accounts to investigate the rationale behind a security account allegedly operated by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company.

NAF launches Operation ‘Ruwan Wuta IV’ against Boko Haram insurgents

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday said it had begun Operation Ruwan Wuta IV in furtherance of its offensive to root out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents from Sambisa forest and the Lake Chad region.

Florida school shooting suspect willing to plead guilty for life sentence

Accused school-massacre gunman Nikolas Cruz is looking to plead guilty in exchange for a sentence of life without parole, his state-appointed defense attorney said Friday.

2019: Why National Assembly moved against President Buhari – Joe Igbokwe

The Publicity Secretary of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Joe Igbokwe, has given his opinion on why members of the National Assembly reordered the 2019 election timetable.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma resigns as president

South Africa's embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.