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Niger govt pledges additional 150 hectares of land for national housing programme

The Niger State Government has pledged to give additional 150 hectares of land to support the second phase of the Federal Government’s National Housing Programme (NHP) in the state.

Marketer accuses police over frame-up charges

A petroleum marketer based in Minna, has over the weekend queried the continuous harassment and trump-up charges of attempted murder foisted on him by the Niger state police command.

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Housekeeper testifies in trial of Danish national Peter Nielson accused of killing wife

The continuation of the trial of Danish national, Peter Neilson, charged with killing his wife, Zainab, and the daughter, Petra, was on Tuesday in Lagos fixed for October 10.
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Pakistan appoints new head of powerful intelligence agency

Pakistan has appointed a new chief for its powerful intelligence agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), as the previous appointee completed his term, the military said.

Facebook to assist Nigeria combat fake news

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the National Campaign Against Fake News has received a boost from the Social Networking platform, Facebook, which plans to partner with the Federal Government to check the menace.
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Alvaro Morata: Nothing blocking Chelsea’s Eden Hazard from Real Madrid move

Alvaro Morata has said Eden Hazard will not force an exit from Chelsea but would be happy to move to Real Madrid if both clubs come to an agreement.
Jamal Khashoggi vanished following a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 [Lefteris Pitarakis- AP]

Missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee asks for Trump’s help

The fiancee of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has implored US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to "help shed light" on his disappearance.