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20 feared killed in Mogadishu car explosion

A massive car bomb exploded in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, leaving more than 20 people dead, police and witnesses said.
Lamar Odom and girlfriend Myles Chefetz got engaged yesterday at Prime 112 restaurant in Miami and this time, he swears he has found the one.

Lamar Odom engaged to girlfriend

Lamar Odom and girlfriend Myles Chefetz got engaged yesterday at Prime 112 restaurant in Miami and this time, he swears he has found the one.
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RIFAN: Borders closure good omen for Nigeria’s economy

Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, National President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), has said that the closure of the country’s land borders is a good omen for Nigeria’s blossoming economy.

Senator Okorocha didn’t leave N48 billion – commissioner

Imo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Emeka Felix Ebiliekwe, has refuted claims by the immediate past governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, that he handed over N48billion to his successor, Governor Emeka Ihedioha.
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.

Jubilations as Tribunal affirms Ogun governor’s victory

Massive jubilation and dancing erupted at Isabo and spread to other parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu affirmed the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 9, gubernatorial election in the state.

Parts of Wikipedia offline after ‘malicious’ attack

Popular online reference website Wikipedia went down in several countries after the website was targeted by what it described as a “malicious attack”.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: 51 CSOs protest shrinking civic space, condemn arbitrary arrests

Fifty-one notable civil society organisations (CSOs) on Tuesday in Abuja accused the present administration of misuse of power against the citizens.
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Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage

Only a few companies are making the 5G cell tower hardware that will connect billions of devices to next-generation cellular networks, so when one of them issues a major software update, it can impact a huge number of people.

EU, INEC, traders urge voters to collect PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its call on Nigerians to pick up their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) before the closing date.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the Baro Inland Water Port in Niger State.-4

President Buhari promises massive infrastructural development if re-elected

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to embark on massive infrastructural development across the country if re-elected in the February 16 election.

Pipeline explosion rocks Abule Egba

Residents of Awori community in Abule Egba area of Lagos State woke up to witness a massive explosion from a Premium Motor Spirit pipeline.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Muhammadu Buhari support groups declare support for Atiku Abubakar

Ahead of the upcoming 2019 general elections, some support groups of the president, Muhammadu Buhari, have declared support for candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
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Edo government to start refurbishment of public schools

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has disclosed his administration’s resolve to commence refurbishment of public schools in the state, urging for support and cooperation of the School-Based Management Committees.
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UN to stop further shrinking of Lake Chad

The United Nations has said that it has embarked on measures, in collaboration with its partners, to stop further shrinking of Lake Chad, caused largely by the effects of climate change and other human activities.

2019: Balarabe Musa warns against PDP presidency

A former governor of Old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Monday urged Nigerians not to gamble with the idea of returning the People’s Democratic Party to power in 2019.
Former vice president Abubakar Atiku, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, PDP national chairman Uche Secondus in Ota, Ogun state

CNM: Olusegun Obasanjo’s reconciliation with Atiku Abubakar was to save Nigeria

Director of strategic communications, Coalition of Nigeria Movement and former political adviser to President, Akin Osuntokun, has said that the reconciliation between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo was occasioned by the desire to check the dangers President Muhammadu Buhari posed to the country.
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Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul

Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital.
This December 09, 2013, NASA photo is a mosaic of images from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover and shows a series of sedimentary deposits in the Glenelg area of Gale Crater. NASA's rover Curiosity rover tooling around on the surface of Mars has found remnants of an ancient freshwater lake. There is no water left in it, but drill tests and a chemical analysis of its fine-grained rocks by the Curiosity robot's science instruments suggest microbial life could have thrived there billions of years ago. AFP PHOTO / HO / NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, marking the largest body of liquid water ever found on the Red Planet, scientists said on July 25, 2018. Located under a layer of Martian ice, the lake is vast, spanning about 12 miles (20 kms) wide, and raises the possibility that more water, and maybe even life exists on Earth's neighboring planet, said the report in the US journal Science. / AFP PHOTO / NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS / HO /

First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there, international astronomers said Wednesday.

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The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Yellow fever: Institute, NCDC train laboratory scientists

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), has organised a special training toward strengthening the country’s capacity to prevent and respond to diseases outbreak.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.

NUJ chief calls for constitutional roles for traditional rulers

Chief Chris Isiguzo, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday advocated for constitutional roles for traditional rulers in the country.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

AGF: Operation Amotekun remains an illegal entity

For the second time in about a week, the Federal Government has declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which can never be allowed to stand.
Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.

Yung6ix calls out MI over nonsupport

Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.