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Turkey court sentences NASA scientist to 7 years in jail

A scientist, who works for U.S. space agency NASA was sentenced to jail in Turkey, the private Dogan news agency reported on Friday, for being linked to an Islamic cleric the government blames for an attempted coup.

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VP Osinbajo, others advocate autonomous stronger states

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some prominent Nigerians have advocated for autonomous stronger states through devolution of powers.
Boko Haram

Many feared killed after Boko Haram attack on Rann

Several people have been reportedly killed after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno State.
Union members and Internal Revenue Service workers rally outside an IRS Service Center to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Covington, Kentucky [John Minchillo-AP Photo] [Daylife]

US shutdown: Donald Trump to sign off on back pay for federal workers

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to sign legislation providing 800,000 federal employees with back pay when the partial government shutdown ends, even though a conclusion to the impasse remains no where in sight.

APGA alleges sales of PVCs in Zamfara

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has alerted on the sales of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), by some electorates in the state, describing the act as suicidal to democracy.

Governor Al-Makura urges Nigerians to vote for President Buhari, APC candidates

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has urged the electorate to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and other candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election.