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US condemns Boko Haram attack on Yobe schoolgirls

The United States has condemned the attack on the Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi.

US condemns Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

The United States of America has strongly condemned the abduction of scores of schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

US: North Korea pulls out meeting with Mike Pence

North Korean officials decided “at the last minute” not to meet US Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the opening of the Olympics, the US State Department said Tuesday.

Egypt detains ex-presidential candidate Aboul Fotouh

Egyptian police have arrested Abdul Moneim Aboul Fotouh, a leading opposition figure and former presidential candidate, over his alleged ties with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group.

Convicted terrorist gets 48-hour holiday from jail

A convicted terrorist was given a 48-hour holiday from jail in Greece despite being "unrepentant" over his crimes.

Turkey court sentences NASA scientist to 7 years in jail

A scientist, who works for U.S. space agency NASA was sentenced to jail in Turkey, the private Dogan news agency reported on Friday, for being linked to an Islamic cleric the government blames for an attempted coup.

Attacks on Syrian civilians ‘must end now’ – US

The United States demanded Thursday that the Syrian regime and Russian forces put an end to their latest round of air strikes and alleged chemical attacks against besieged civilians.

US tells Nigeria, Cameroon to obey int’l law on asylum seekers

The United States (U.S.) has condemned the attitude of Nigerian and Cameroonian authorities towards the 47 Anglophone detainees who were repatriated to Cameroon from Nigeria.

Maldives judges arrested over ruling

The Maldives opposition leader and two senior judges have been arrested after a state of emergency was declared.

US has 660 ICBMs, bombers in nuclear arsenal – state dept

The U.S. currently has 660 deployed Minuteman-III Inter-continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM), Trident-II, Submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs), and B-2A and B-52H heavy bombers in its nuclear arsenal for deterrence.

Respect nuclear limits under new START treaty – US tells Russia

The United States, which just unveiled a new aggressive nuclear strategy, has met the limits set on its arsenal under the New START Treaty, which enters a new phase, on Monday, and reminded Russia to uphold its commitments.

UN, US slam Kenya after TV stations shuttered

The UN on Friday followed the United States in criticising the Kenyan government after it took three major TV channels off the air despite a court order to end the suspensions.

US backs Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya’s president, rejects Raila Odinga

The US government has declared its support for Uhuru Kenyatta as the president of Kenya.

US accuses Syria chemical weapons attack in East Ghouta

The United States has accused the Syrian government of using chemical weapons against its people.

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Federal govt uncovers more prominent tax defaulters

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Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon at Carabao Cup final against Arsenal

The City manager was charged by the FA on Friday for "wearing a political message," which is in breach of the English governing body's kit regulations.

DPR seals three stations for hoarding petrol in Plateau

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Jos Field Office, which discovered over 40, 000 litres of petrol hoarded by independent Marketers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, has ordered its sale at regulated price to members of the public. It also sealed three fuel stations in Jos South and Mangu LGA, for operating illegally.

Senator Ekweremadu: Dapchi girls possibly starving, ill in the forest

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls is one of the signs that Nigeria is facing difficult times under the Buhari administration, saying they were possibly ill and starving in the forest.

Governor Gaidam offers jobs to 38 Yobe State University first class graduates

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has offered jobs to 38 first class graduates of the Yobe State University (YSU).

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NSCDC intercepts two trucks in Kano for petrol diversion

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, have intercepted two trucks laden with 85,000 litres of petrol while trying to divert the product.

Governor Ahmed’s wife establishes anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions

The wife of Kwara governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has promised to support students to establish anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions in the state to jointly wage war against the scourge in the country.

Australian deputy premier steps down over extra-marital scandal

Embattled Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Friday he would step down on Monday following a scandal which began when a newspaper revealed he had impregnated an ex-staffer during an extra-marital affair.

Mofe Pirah: Three modular refineries to begin operation in Delta December

Delta State Commissioner, Ministry of Oil and Gas, Mofe Pirah, has given indication that three out of the four envisaged modular refineries in Delta located at Kwale, Okpai and Sapele with 10,000 bpd capacity upon getting approval will commence construction hopefully before the end of this year.

President Buhari orders 24-hour monitor for Dapchi schoolgirls

President Muhammadu Buhari said his government has sent more troops and surveillance aircraft to the entire North East territory on a 24-hour basis, to recover the schoolgirls abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State.