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England’s Kane gang eye last 16, Japan face Senegal
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England’s Kane gang eye last 16, Japan face Senegal

(from L to R) England's defender Kieran Trippier, forward Raheem Sterling, defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, midfielder Jordan Henderson, forward Harry Kane and midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek take part in a training session in Repino on June 21, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. Paul ELLIS / AFP Harry Kane-inspired […]

US tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault
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US tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault

Syria rebels The United States has warned rebels in southern Syria that they should not expect military intervention if government troops launch an assault against them, a rebel commander told AFP Sunday. Russian-backed government forces are preparing an offensive to retake Syria’s southern provinces of Daraa and Sweida, still mostly […]

Migrant parents deported from US voice anguish as opposition keeps up pressure
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Migrant parents deported from US voice anguish as opposition keeps up pressure

MCALLEN, TX – JUNE 23: Protesters against the Trump administration's border policies attend a rally at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Detention Center on June 23, 2018 in McAllen, United States. Dozens of protesters blocked a bus from leaving the center with children resulting in scuffles with police and […]

Trump adviser questions Abbas desire for peace with Israel
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Trump adviser questions Abbas desire for peace with Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas. PHOTO: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP US President Donald Trump’s adviser Jared Kushner on Sunday questioned the ability and willingness of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to make concessions for a peace agreement with Israel. Kushner’s remarks, made in a rare interview with Palestinian newspaper Al Quds, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test
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Turkey’s Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures to supporters as he addresses a campaign rally in Istanbul on June 23, 2018, one day before presidential and parliamentary elections. Turkey is preparing for tight presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, while many analysts say the incumbent President wants a major foreign […]

As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect
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As Facebook ages, teens look elsewhere to connect

AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL Manon, 17, has a Facebook account but to connect with her friends she turns to other social networks like Instagram or Snapchat. “I don’t use it to post status updates or personal information,” the San Francisco teen says. Manon maintains her Facebook account to be […]

These Four Nigerian Women Are #RaisingTheBar In Engineering
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These Four Nigerian Women Are #RaisingTheBar In Engineering

The science of engineering has been responsible for a large amount of development in our lives today. We now live easier lives in better homes using better means of transportation, to name a few developments. Every year, on the 23rd of June, the world celebrates women in Engineering. Although engineering […]

Sickle cell foundation lauds Lagos on N200m support
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Sickle cell foundation lauds Lagos on N200m support

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).   The foundation’s Chief Executive Officer […]

Respect of human rights by troops is sacrosanct, says commander 
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Respect of human rights by troops is sacrosanct, says commander 

Nigerian Army The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, yesterday, said respect for human rights and protection of civilians by troops in theatre of war was sacrosanct. Nicholas reiterated the position of Nigerian Army at the weekend, when Senior Human Rights Adviser of the United Nations System, […]

Islamic scholar urges Northerners to embrace immunisation
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Islamic scholar urges Northerners to embrace immunisation

Polio immunisation An Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi, has called on Muslims to accept polio vaccination and other routine immunisation for their children’s wellbeing.   Speaking at Journalists’ Initiative on Immunisation Against Polio (JAP) Kaduna State chapter event, Gumi assured parents that vaccines for polio and other routine immunisation were […]

Aspirant urges politicians to stop dividing indigenes along religious, tribal lines
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Aspirant urges politicians to stop dividing indigenes along religious, tribal lines

Aliyu Umar Babangida A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Aliyu Umar, yesterday said in Jalingo that politicians in Taraba State should desist from dividing the people along religious and ethnic lines for the state to actualise its dreams. He said: “Peace and unity have been swept […]

NAPTIP, JCI take fight against child labour, trafficking to schools
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NAPTIP, JCI take fight against child labour, trafficking to schools

Adeniyi Balogun, President JCI Nigeria The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), yesterday organised a school debate to create awareness on the dangers of child-labour and human-trafficking. National President of JCI Nigeria, Rasheed Balogun, said the discuss, tagged: ‘GWO […]

Stakeholders urge Lagos to invest in education
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Stakeholders urge Lagos to invest in education

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode Concerned stakeholders in the basic education sub-sector in Lagos State have urged the state government to invest more in basic education, by way of intervention to improve the overall educational outcomes in the state. The group, comprising parents and guardians, retired civil servants, members of School […]