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Speaker Dogara encourages youth participation in governance

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has challenged all youths to take full advantage of the ‘Not too young to run’ bill recently passed by the National Assembly with the aim of lowering the age requirements for elective offices in line with its commitment to youth participation in governance.

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221 detained for online gun sales in north China

Police in north China’s Hebei Province have caught 221 suspects, seized 303 guns and over 30,000 bullets in a crackdown on illegal online gun trade, the provincial public security department said on Wednesday.

Iran: We won’t negotiate until US lifts sanctions

Iran has responded to calls from Washington to renegotiate its landmark nuclear deal with world powers with President Hassan Rohani saying Tehran would be willing to negotiate only when the United States lifts pressure and apologizes for what he called “illegal actions.”
Iker Casillas says Real Madrid's newly-returned coach Zinedine Zidane reminds him of Vicente del Bosque while praising him for his work in the Santiago Bernabeu hot seat.

Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane takes dig at Barcelona over La Liga titles

Zinedine Zidane maintains Real Madrid are still the most prestigious team in La Liga regardless of Barcelona's imminent title win this season.

NAPTIP declares 2 wanted for allegedly trafficking 3 months old baby

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has declared two women, Emerald Bassey and Edith Omon, wanted for allegedly trafficking a three months old baby.

Oil hovers below 6-month high amid easing of supply concern

Oil prices slipped below six-month highs on Wednesday after signs that cushioned a rally based on fears of tight supply resulting from OPEC output cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran.