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Police arrest one over Manhattan explosion

New York police said Monday that they were investigating an explosion of “unknown origin” in Manhattan, and that people were being evacuated.

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Coscharis’ Cosmas Maduka advocates privatisation of sports sector

Mr Cosmas Maduka, Chief Executive Officer, Coscharis Group of Companies, has urged the Federal Government to take its hands off sports and allow the private sector to take it up for meaningful development.

Sultan tells federal government to hold community responsible for General Idris Alkali’s disappearance

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs under the leadership of its President-General, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, has stated his displeasure on the recent plateau crisis and the disappearance of Major General Idris Alkali (rtd).

Court sentence Shell’s Osagie Okunbor, others to three months in prison for contempt

The presiding judge, George Omeriji, has directed the Nigerian Police Force and other law enforcement to effect immediate arrest of the aforementioned Shell officials who were absent in court and send them to prison

Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte approves ‘unimpeded’ rice importation

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the “unimpeded importation” of rice as a measure to reduce soaring food prices in the country, the presidential palace said on Tuesday.
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2019: YIAGA expresses concern over low voter turnout

Mr Moshood Isah, Media Officer of YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), on Monday expressed concern over the recurrent culture of low voter turnout during elections in the country especially as the 2019 elections approaches.