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US send troops, aircraft to flood-hit Texas

The U.S. Department of Defence is pre-positioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near places worst hit by flooding in southeastern Texas, in anticipation of a possible request for assistance.

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Governor Emmanuel signs N672 billion 2019 budget into law

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.
A rare fish, the size of a boulder, known to “sink yachts” has washed up on an Australian beach, attracting many curious tourists and triggering global interest.

Amazing rare fish, like a rock, washes ashore

A rare fish, the size of a boulder, known to “sink yachts” has washed up on an Australian beach, attracting many curious tourists and triggering global interest.
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FIRS: No plan to increase VAT to 50 percent

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it has no plans to increase the rate of value added tax (VAT) from 5 percent to 50 percent.

Governor Obaseki asks for arrest of members of cult gang who invaded schools in...

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condemned the invasion of two secondary schools on Tuesday in Benin, by suspected cult members.

NCC: Nigeria to hit 70% broadband penetration by 2024

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, has disclosed that the next national Broadband plan will see the country achieving 70 per cent broadband penetration by 2024.