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Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran ready to improve ties with gulf rivals

Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.
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Election: Senator Abe denies working for Governor Wike

A leader of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Senator Abe Magnus, has debunked claims by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that he is working with the State Governor Nyesom Wike against the party.
Deaths from illegally brewed alcohol are common in India because the poor cannot afford licensed brands [Saikat Paul-Getty Images]

Dozens killed in India after consuming poisonous liquor

At least 72 people have died and several others fallen sick from drinking illegally-brewed liquor containing toxic methanol in several villages in the northern India, officials said.
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NPopC to review its legislation

Hassan Bashir, the acting Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), has said that there is the need to review its legislation for effective delivery of its mandate.
At least 22 people have died after heavy rains brought about by a tropical weather system that hit the Philippines on Saturday, causing flash floods and landslides.

Death toll from Philippines storm, landslides climbs to 126

The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said on Sunday, adding that landslides caused by torrential rain were the top cause.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: We have stopped dehumanisation of pensioners

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said his administration has stopped the dehumanisation of federal pensioners by ensuring they were paid their entitlements and the backlog as at when due.
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430 dead, 1,500 injured in Indonesian tsunami

Death toll in Indonesia after a tsunami slammed into densely-populated coastal areas along the Sunda Strait on Saturday night has climbed to 430, the UN has said.
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Indonesia’s tsunami death toll jumps to 373

The death toll in Indonesia’s weekend tsunami jumped to 373 on Monday as search teams pushed on with the grim hunt for more corpses.
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NSCDC bans cattle rearing near FADAMA farms in Ekiti

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Ekiti State command, has banned herders in the state from rearing their cattle near FADAMA farms to forestall tension and death that could arise from clashes between cattle rearers and farm owners.
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UN: 30 milliom babies are born premature yearly

Nearly 30 million babies are born too soon, too small or become sick, requiring specialised care to survive beyond the first month of life, according to a new UN-backed report.

17-year-old pupil hacks colleague to death in Ekiti

A 17-year-old Senior Secondary School pupil of Ado Grammar School, Ado Ekiti, Kehinde Timilehin, reportedly hacked a fellow student, Favour Matthew, 16, to death on Thursday.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk

Ukraine envoy urges federal government to recognise ‘Holodomor’ as genocide

Valerii Aleksandruk, the Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged the Federal Government to pass a resolution through the National Assembly recognising Holodomor as genocide.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

My ordeals in kidnappers’ den – ADC candidate

A notable politician and Senatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ondo State, Jide Ipinsagba, who recently regained his freedom with four others has narrated his ordeals in gunmen’s captivity.

Doctors raise the alarm over rising spate of uninvestigated unnatural deaths

Forensic pathologists have lamented the rising spate of uninvestigated unnatural deaths in the country and stressed the need to raise awareness and sensitise the people on what to do in the case of unnatural deaths.
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Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha received racist abuse, death threats after draw with Arsenal

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has said he received racist abuse and death threats after winning a late penalty against Arsenal in Sunday's 2-2 draw at Selhurst Park.

Evans: How I was tortured, made to witness 30 executions in Police custody

Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, on Friday narrated how he was allegedly tortured by members of I-G’s Intelligence Response Team and the then Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Man on death row pursuing appeal finds records missing

A man on death row, Ganiyu Onabanjo, seeking to appeal his conviction has discovered that the records of his case have gone missing.

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Elections: Police warn politicians to seek redress in court of law, refrain from violence

The Oyo State Police Command on Wednesday urged any aggrieved party or parties on any issue that may arise over the conduct of the forthcoming general elections to seek redress in a court of law.

NCAA urges telecoms operators to offset outstanding debts

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Wednesday advised telecommunications operators, who are yet to remit their outstanding payments to the agency, to do so without further delay.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi

Super Eagles’ Ogenyi Onazi set for early injury return

Onazi, 26, ruptured his Achilles tendon while in action for Trabzonspor in a Turkish League game against Rizespor in December 2018 and has since undergone surgery.

DMO: Investors bid N234 billion for N150 billion bonds offer

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government’s February bonds received over N234 billion from investors for the N150 billion that was offered.

Zambia opposition to report President Lungu’s ‘violence’ to ICC

Opposition parties in Zambia said Wednesday they would report President Edgar Lungu to the International Criminal Court in The Hague for alleged political violence against his rivals.