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FILE - Smoke from the Maria Fire billows above Santa Paula, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019. The state's largest utility initiated multiple rounds of pre-emptive power outages.

Wildfire threat darkens California dream – residents

This autumn’s rash of destructive wildfires — predicted to grow worse in coming years as climate change strengthens — is threatening to shatter the California Dream that has long lured people to the state, drawn by its sunny weather and opportunities for a better life.

Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu: Ndigbo don’t hate President Buhari, they want equity

Elder statesman, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has said that the Igbo nation does not hate President Muhammadu Buhari as portrayed but merely seek to be treated fairly in the country they call their own.

Abia community begs government to save them from landslide

Indigenes of Ubaha in the Oriendu Autonomous Community, Ohuhu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, have called on the federal and state government to save them from the effects of landside in the area.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Why we are reviving Inter school sports – Edo governor

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is reviving inter school sports with a view to producing sportsmen who will represent the state and country at different local and international competitions.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army: 16 terrorists surrender, as troops arrest criminal elements nationwide

In continuation of clearance operations against terrorists in North East and criminal elements in other parts of Nigeria, troops bombardments have resulted in 16 Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists surrendering.

Border closure: Ogun rice traders laud federal government’s policy, seek price regulation

Some rice traders at Ota in Ogun on Friday attributed the current hike in the price of local rice to unregulated activities of middlemen distributing the commodity across the country.
Samuel Onuigbo

I would‘ve lost my seat if tribunal, appeal court judgements were for highest bidder...

A ranking member of the House of Representatives representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State, Hon. Sam Onuigbo, has reaffirmed his belief in Nigeria’s judicial system, saying he would lose his seat if the judgment was for the highest bidder.
China is scouring the world for meat to replace the millions of pigs killed by African Swine Fever (ASF), boosting prices, business and profits for European and South American meatpackers as it re-shapes global markets for pork, beef and chicken.

China reshapes global meat markets as swine fever rages

China is scouring the world for meat to replace the millions of pigs killed by African Swine Fever (ASF), boosting prices, business and profits for European and South American meatpackers as it re-shapes global markets for pork, beef and chicken.

Cleric advises Nnamdi Kanu not to return for mother’s burial

Udeh, General Overseer, Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc. ak.a ‘By Fire By Fire’, told newsmen on Wednesday that he also saw in the spiritual realm where plans were being made to lure Kanu back to Nigeria through diverse means by those he called his pursuers, to send him back to prison.
Denis Suarez has revealed the extent of the injury nightmare that condemned his spell at Arsenal to failure, explaining that he even struggled to sleep and sneeze.

Denis Suarez opens up on Arsenal injury nightmare

Denis Suarez has revealed the extent of the injury nightmare that condemned his spell at Arsenal to failure, explaining that he even struggled to sleep and sneeze.
Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Monday his government was working toward bringing peace to war-torn Darfur as he met hundreds of victims of the conflict who demanded swift justice.

Sudan premier talks of peace on maiden trip to Darfur

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Monday his government was working toward bringing peace to war-torn Darfur as he met hundreds of victims of the conflict who demanded swift justice.

IPDI: It’s abnormal to‘ve northerners on NDDC board

The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, a rights group, has described as strange the inclusion of Northern representatives on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying since North is not part of Niger Delta region, Federal Government should immediately delist them.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government approves N33 million for NUJ secretariat renovation

The Plateau State Government has approved N33 million for the renovation of the Secretariat of the State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC urges calm over loss of National Assembly seats

The Sokoto State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on its supporters to remain calm over the loss of two National Assembly seats to the PDP.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Tunde Fashola: N287 billion inadequate to complete Nigeria’s 540 roads

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has told the National Assembly that the over N287 billion total allocation for his Ministry is inadequate to attend to all the 540 projects across the country.

Woman, child escape as building collapse due to landslide in Umuahia

A major disaster was averted on Monday night at Umuchime Amuzukwu-Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia, when a landslide destroyed a building in the area, while the occupants – a nursing mother and her child – escaped unhurt.

Senators Ekweremadu, Ifeanyi Ubah, Abba Moro, Olubunmi Adetunmbi, others win at Appeal Court

The Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal Tuesday affirmed the election of Senator Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election for Enugu West Zone.

Anambra community erupts in jubilation over Chidoka’s court victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in Obosi, Idemili North of Anambra, on Tuesday erupted in jubilation following the victory of Rep. Obinna Chidoka at Court of Appeal.

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Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.

Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.
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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
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Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.

Lionel Messi scores on his return as Argentina beat Brazil

Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses scored and also bagged an assist as Fenerbahce thrashed Gazisehir Gaziantep 5-0 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening.

Victor Moses may return to Chelsea in January as Fenerbahce plot contract termination

Nigeria winger Victor Moses could return to Chelsea in January transfer window as Fenerbahce seem keen to end his disappointing loan spell.