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Massud Barzani to step down as Kurdish leader in Iraq

Massud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, told a closed-door session of parliament Sunday he was stepping down amid the fallout from a controversial independence referendum.

Iraq troops in armed standoff with Kurd forces

Thousands of Iraqi troops were locked in an armed standoff with Kurdish forces in the disputed oil province of Kirkuk on Saturday as Washington scrambled to avert fighting between the key allies in the war against the Islamic State group.

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Police arrest fake eye surgeon in Delta

The Police at the Warri Area Command in Delta State have commenced investigations into the activities of an auxiliary nurse at the Central hospital, one Mrs Abanum Chidi, who had been operating as an eye surgeon on unsuspecting members of the public.
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Neurosurgeon: Regular exercise prevents stroke

Dr Biodun Ogungbo, a Neurosurgeon based in Abuja, on Thursday recommended exercise as a preventive mechanism against stroke.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi rejects federal government’s proposed cattle ranches

The Ebonyi State Government, on Thursday, rejected the Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle ranches in the state.
Dino Melaye

2018 Budget: National Assembly not department in presidency – Senator Melaye

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Thursday said that the National Assembly was not a department in the Presidency.
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INEC: 1.3 million voters registered in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Yobe says it has 1.3 million registered voters in the state, while Continuous Voter Registration is ongoing.