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Life begins returning to war-torn Philippine city

Residents of a southern Philippine city where Islamic State supporters waged a brutal five-month battle began returning home on Tuesday, but gunfire greeted them as soldiers scoured devastated neighbourhoods for remaining militants.

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Anambra traders urge Willie Obiano to sack commissioner for commerce

Anambra traders urge Governor Willie Obiano to sack Christian Madubuko as Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Markets and Wealth Creation, for his alleged destruction of markets in the state due to his selfish interest
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ICC: Not enough high-level Boko Haram commanders on trial in Nigeria

International Criminal Court (ICC) says despite trials of Boko Haram suspects by the federal government, there are limited number of cases against high-level terrorist commanders in Nigeria

Yuletide: NEMA cautions travelers against night journeys

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) advises Nigerians to shun night travels especially during the yuletide, warning that night journey could put travelers in more danger

Mohammed Babaganaru: I expects the best of Nura Mohammed next season

El Kanemi Warriors coach Mohammed Babaganaru says he expects to get the best of Nura Mohammed in the coming season after helping the striker to rediscover himself
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Report: ‘I can’t breathe’ were Khashoggi’s final words

Jamal Khashoggi’s final words were “I can’t breathe,” CNN reports, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist’s murder