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Bashar al-Assad denies claims about Russia dictating Syrian army

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has denied that Syria's main military ally, Russia, is making decisions for him, saying it was natural to have differences of opinion between allies.

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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki to attend inauguration of Donald Trump’s Africa Strategy in Washington

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is set to attend the inauguration of US President, Donald J. Trump’s, Strategy for Africa, today, Thursday, December 13, 2018.

2019 budget: House of Reps demands apology from minister over delay claim

Members of the House of Representatives have condemned Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, for blaming the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget to the legislature on the National Assembly.
Russia won two relay medals in Hochfilzen in 2017.

Austria set for doping probe into Russian biathlon team

Austrian prosecutors announced on Thursday that members of Russia’s biathlon team are being investigated over alleged doping offences dating back to the World Championships in 2017 in the Austrian town of Hochfilzen.

Yuletide: 2,000 policemen deployed in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Police Command says it has deployed no fewer than 2,000 personnel to strategic locations across the state to ensure a hitch-free Christmas celebration.
People walk past an Apple store in Beijing on December 11, 2018. – Apple stores in China continued with business as usual on December 11, despite a Chinese court-ordered ban on iPhone sales that could hurt the US tech firm in one of its most crucial markets. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Apple to build $1 billion campus in Texas

Apple announced Thursday it will build a $1 billion campus in Texas as part of a nationwide expansion.