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Nigeria Ranked One of World’s Most Unstable Countries

The Fund for Peace, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit, non-governmental research and educational institution, has ranked Nigeria as one of the world’s most unstable countries. In its 12th annual Fragile States Index (FSI) released Wednesday, Fund for Peace ranked Nigeria alongside war-torn Afghanistan, Haiti, Iraqi, Guinea, Pakistan, Burundi and Zimbabwe. It …

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IPOB Elders Disown Avengers, MASSOB

The Supreme Council of Elders of Indigenous People Of Biafra on Wednesday disowned the Niger Delta Avengers and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra. “Preachers of violence might be infants or non-existent during the 30-month Nigerian Civil War,” the group said, The Deputy Chairman of …

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BREAKING NEWS: Ojo Maduekwe Passes on

Ojo Maduekwe, former minister of foreign affairs, has died. He was aged 71. The cause of his death is not clear as the former minister is not know to suffer any terminal ailment. Maduekwe, who is from Abia state, has held several ministerial positions – notably minister of transport in …

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INEC Sets Dates for Rivers, Imo Rerun Today

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will fix dates for suspended rerun elections in Rivers, Imo, Kogi and Kano states on Thursday (today). The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this during his remark at the opening of the second quarterly meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners in …

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APC ONDO: Desperadoes in action

The All Progressive Congress in Ondo state has been described as attention seeking party of desperadoes that has upped its ante in churning out falsehood and devising evil. Berating the state’s opposition party over the allegation that its planning an anti- corruption rally, the Ondo state government in a statement …

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Fulani Herdsmen Kill 22 in Plateau

Suspected Fulani armed men have killed 22 peo­ple and injured six others in some communities in Pla­teau State. The killings took place on Sunday night at Hwak-Kwata village in Jos South Local Gov­ernment Area and Hoss in Ri­yom Local Government Area of the state. Residents were seen wailing over the …

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Solar Plane Completes Atlantic Crossing

The zero-fuel aeroplane, So­lar Impulse, has touched down in Spain, complet­ing the 70-hour Atlantic leg of its historic bid to circle the globe. The landing in Seville marked the end of the 15th stage of Solar Impulse’s journey. Pilot Bertrand Piccard made swift progress over the ocean af­ter leaving New …

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Earthquake fear rocks Saki, Oyo State

The people of Saki, Oyo State are said to be leaving in fear over the recurring sound of earth tremor, with a recent report by Dr Adepelumi Adekunle Abraham of the Department of Geology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, stating that the risk of quake in the area had …

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RIO OLYMPICS | Arsenal Blocks Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi is “devastated” after Arsenal finally blocked him from the Rio Olympics. This latest decision thus overrides an earlier position by the London club that Iwobi will be allowed to break pre-season training with them to join the Nigerian Olympic team at their training camp base in the United …

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Aguero Set to Join Messi in Retirement

Lionel Messi’s intention to retire from international football may spark more of such from the Argentine team, Sergio Aguero has said. Messi, 29, dropped a bombshell following Argentina’s 4-2 penalty shoot-out loss to Chile in the Copa America Centenario final on Sunday, revealing he is walking away from the national …

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