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Donald Trump advocates Russia’s reinstatement into G-7

United States President, Donald Trump, has called for an end to Russian expulsion from the Group of Seven leading economies in the world.

NNPC: No plan to pay N36 billion compensation to Port Harcourt Refinery host community

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday dismissed insinuation that it planned to pay N36 billion compensation allegedly due to Alesa-Eleme community in Rivers State as royalty for playing host to its Port Harcourt Refining Company.
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Video: No evidence of chemical attack in Syria’s Duma – US journalists

Reporters from the One America News Network have visited the Syrian town of Duma, located in Damascus’ suburbs, where, according to the U.S. and its allies, a chemical attack took place on April 7, and found no evidence that could prove these claims.

White House warns football fans to ‘think twice’ about Russia World Cup

Football fans should “think twice” about travelling to the World Cup in Russia this summer as consular services are threatened by the diplomatic crisis between Vladimir Putin and the west, a senior White House official has warned.

Egypt bans Blue Whale social media game over suicide claims

Egypt's top Islamic body has banned a social media game that allegedly entices teenagers to commit suicide, saying it contains elements that are prohibited by Islam.

Nwankwo Kanu: My presidential ambition is ‘April Fools’ joke

A former Arsenal star, Kanu Nwankwo, has denied reports that he was planning on running for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019.

Edo PDP alleges diversion of rice meant for IDPs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo on Wednesday accused the Edo Government of diverting 4,721 bags of rice donated to the Internally Displaced Persons camp in the state by the Federal Government.

Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017

Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear.

Plane carrying 122 people diverted after threat call in India

A passenger plane with 122 people on board destined to New Delhi was on Monday diverted midway following a threat call, local media reports said.

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The Embassy of Ecuador refutes fake news published by several media houses over Ecuador and Nigeria signing a visa-free agreement for Nigerian citizens.

Ex-CIBN chief blames National Assembly for tampering with 2018 Budget

Prof. Olusegun Ajibola, immediate past president, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Thursday criticised the National Assembly for tampering with provisions for critical projects in the 2018 budget.
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Recep Erdogan poll rival vows change in giant Izmir rally

The chief rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in this weekend's presidential polls on Thursday vowed to transform Turkey as he rallied hundreds of thousands of people in one of the biggest opposition election rallies in years.
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President Buhari urges journalists confront fake news menace

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech for the good of humanity.
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Kayode Fayemi: I increased teachers’ pay when I was governor but Ayodele Fayose is...

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, says he increased teachers’ salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.