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General Buratai seeks support from South Korea against Boko Haram

In a renewed bid to defeat the rampaging terrorists in the North-east, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has visited South Korea.
Waves crash into a sea wall during heavy swells from typhoon Kong-rey, on Jeju island on October 6, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - YONHAP - YONHAP - - South Korea OUT - SKOREA OUT - NO ARCHIVES - RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE

Two dead, one missing as Typhoon Kong-Rey hits South Korea

A 66-year-old man died while crossing a bridge in the city of Gwangju, south of Seoul, the national disaster management agency said without elaborating on the cause of the death.

Nigeria absent at World University Games

Six days into the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan, Nigeria’s representatives have been absent in their events at the competition.

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PFN urges members to vote for candidates who can reduce killings

Less than 24 hours to the presidential election, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has charged its 40 million members nationwide to vote for a candidate whose values align with those of the association.

CACOL backs EFCC on ‘no debit’ order placed on Bola Shagaya’s bank account

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has thrown its weight behind the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for ‘freezing’ a Unity Bank account allegedly containing N1.9 billion belonging to Hajiya Bola Shagaya, a society lady and businesswoman.
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Niger to ease land acquisition for housing programme

The Niger Government says it will remove obstacles hindering acquisition of land for the second phase of the National Housing Programme (NHP).

Facebook taps user data to defend workers from threat

Facebook gathers intelligence from its platform to identify people who threaten the firm or its workers, the social network said Thursday in response to media reports of the security tactic.

Code of Conduct tribunal adjourns Justice Onnoghen’s trial till March 11

Amid amusing displays by the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, the tribunal on Friday, adjourned the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on charges of non-declaration of assets, till March 11.