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COP24: Prepare Africa for ravages of climate change – UN

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called on international community to evolve measures to prepare the African continent for the ravages of climate change.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the opposition is disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to die after his illness.

Lai Mohammed: Opposition disappointed that Muhammadu Buhari refused to die

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the opposition is disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to die after his illness.
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Boko Haram, ISIS designated ‘entities of particular concern’

The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
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China sends 100 peacekeepers to Sudan

A group of 100 Chinese peacekeepers departed from Beijing Capital International Airport to Darfur, Sudan on Tuesday for a one-year peacekeeping mission.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, on October 28, 2018. (Photo by Oded Balilty - POOL - AFP)

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel can now overfly Sudan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israeli airliners will now be able to overfly Sudan en route to South America
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At least 5 officials dead in Sudan helicopter crash

Helicopter crashes after hitting communications tower in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board

David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.
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Central African Republic formally joins Afreximbank

The number of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) member countries swelled to 50 on Wednesday, with the Central African Republic (CAR) formalising her membership by depositing the instrument of the country’s ratification of the Bank Establishment Agreement in Cairo, Egypt.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Elite sabotaging Muhammadu Buhari

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said that no amount of gang up by the nation’s “discredited elite” will stop the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: How will one ‘Jibril’ preside over FEC?

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday in Abuja wondered how a certain Jibril from Sudan would be presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
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UN condemns gang-rape of 125 women, girls in South Sudan

The UN has condemned a series of brutal sexual assaults on 125 women and girls, travelling on the road to Bentiu, a town in the north of the war-ravaged South Sudan.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Muhammadu Buhari denies death, body double rumours

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has denied a rumour claiming he had died and been replaced by a lookalike.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Nigerian president denies rumours surrounding his ill health

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday quashed a rumour stemming from his ill health that he had died and been replaced by a lookalike impostor from Sudan, his spokesman said.
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Fact checking: Is there a Muhammadu Buhari double or clone?

Several high-profile public figures in Nigeria, including a former government minister, have claimed President Muhammadu Buhari is dead and is being imitated by a man called “Jubril” “from Sudan”.

CAF withdraws AFCON 2019 hosting rights from Cameroon

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has reportedly withdrawn the 2019 African Cup of Nations hosting right from Cameroon, according to reports.

PDP inaugurates 154-member presidential campaign council

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday inaugurated its 154-member presidential campaign council.
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Lai Mohammed: It’s idiotic to say Muhammadu Buhari is cloned

The Federal Government has reacted to those claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari was cloned.
Super Eagles’ Ahmed Musa has criticised the criteria used in the selection of the BBC African Player of the Year nominees and has termed it all politics.

Nigeria now fifth in Africa, retain 44th in the world in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria is now placed fourth in Africa and retains its 44th spot in the world with 1427 points as against October’s 1431 points in the FIFA/Coca Cola Rankings on released on Thursday.

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Unethical behaviour: FRSC chief orders probe into viral online video

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered an immediate investigation into a reported case of alleged unethical behaviour exhibited by Deputy Route Commander B Ojeamiran, a personnel whose video clip is currently distributed in various social media platforms, driving under the influence of alcohol.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United can save season with Christmas consistency

Marcus Rashford reminded his Manchester United team-mates of the importance of their form over the hectic Christmas period, convinced they could turn their season around in the coming weeks.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

VP Debate: BMO attacks Peter Obi on lies, wrong figures

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, as a politician with a penchant for cooking up figures and twisting facts
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Ankle injury rules Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale out of Rayo Vallecano match

Wales forward Gareth Bale will miss Real Madrid’s Liga match against Rayo Vallecano on Saturday because of an ongoing ankle problem.

Federal government renews commitment to strengthen national security, unemployment

The Federal Government has renewed its commitment to strengthening national security architecture and addressing unemployment challenges bedevilling the country.