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Massud Barzani to step down as Kurdish leader in Iraq

Massud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, told a closed-door session of parliament Sunday he was stepping down amid the fallout from a controversial independence referendum.

Iraq accuses Kurds of ‘declaration of war’ in Kirkuk

The Iraqi government has accused Kurdish authorities of bringing fighters from Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) to the disputed province of Kirkuk, in a move it called a "declaration of war".

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The impending implosion of APC

The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.

Eko DisCo explains outage in Victoria Island

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says the electricity outage in Victoria Island was caused by a breaker problem at Alagbon Transmission Substation in Lagos.

Court strikes out N10m fraud suit against lawyer

A chief magistrate’s court, Igbosere, Lagos, has struck out a N10 million fraud suit brought by the Police against a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Francis Azuh.

World Cup: Players hit Super Eagles camp

Super Eagles’ pre-World Cup training camp opened in Uyo on Monday, as more than six players arrived at the Ibom Meridian Hotel Camp.

West Ham appoint Manuel Pellegrini as manager

West Ham United have appointed Manuel Pellegrini as their next manager, replacing David Moyes on a three-year deal.