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Sightings, satellites help track mysterious ocean giant
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Sightings, satellites help track mysterious ocean giant

A Humpback whale jumps in the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga National Natural Park in Colombia, on August 12, 2018.<br />Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) migrate annually from the Antarctic Peninsula to peek into the Colombian Pacific Ocean coast, with an approximate distance of 8,500 km, […]

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Ibadan residents lament demolition of Ayefele’s Music House

Residents of Ibadan on Sunday lamented Sunday’s demolition of the Music House owned by popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, by the Oyo State Government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the structure located on the Challenge-Toll Gate dual carriageway in Ibadan houses the popular Fresh FM radio station owned […]

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Oyo State demolishes Ayefele’s Fresh FM

A building housing a private radio station owned by popular singer Yinka Ayefele was demolished on Sunday morning by Oyo State government. The demolition came days after Ayefele dragged the state government to court over the matter. “Oyo state government did at last…my pains my sweat,” the singer said in […]

NAHCON cautions officials against diverting pilgrims’ funds
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NAHCON cautions officials against diverting pilgrims’ funds

Nigerian pilgrims boarding a MaxAir aircraft to Saudi Arabia for Hajj.<br /> The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), yesterday, warned state pilgrims welfare boards to refrain from diverting pilgrims’ funds to cater for government-sponsored pilgrims.  The commission also denied leaving behind any state pilgrims that paid for 2018 hajj […]

Obaseki, UN task leaders on aid workers
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Obaseki, UN task leaders on aid workers

[File] Godwin Obaseki. PHOTO: Twitter/GovernorObaseki The Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called for global action against attacks on humanitarian workers rendering help to victims of conflicts across the world. Obaseki, who gave this charge, yesterday, in Benin, during commemoration of the World Humanitarian Day, decried growing disregard for […]

Global conflicts displace 65m people, kill 26,000 In Northeast, says UN 
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Global conflicts displace 65m people, kill 26,000 In Northeast, says UN 

[fILE] UNDP, Edward Kallon The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon said global conflicts and violence have displaced 65 million people across the world, as 26,000 have so far been killed in the Northeast. Kallon disclosed this during the commemoration of the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) at […]

Violence, ballot snatching mar Taraba by-election, Rivers rerun
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Violence, ballot snatching mar Taraba by-election, Rivers rerun

[File] Mild drama played out, yesterday, in Takum Local Council of Taraba State, as some youths attacked the convoy of Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Alhassan Jumai Aisha. Mild drama played out, yesterday, in Takum Local Council of Taraba State, as some youths attacked the convoy of Minister […]

Restoring sanity on Oshodi-Apapa expressway, still a long way to go
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Restoring sanity on Oshodi-Apapa expressway, still a long way to go

[File] Trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2 on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. PHOTO: TONYE BAKARE Three weeks after Operation Restore Sanity kicked off along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, some semblance of sanity has returned especially along the Oshodi-Mile 2 axis. In fact, […]

Group alleges plot to disrupt progress in power sector
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Group alleges plot to disrupt progress in power sector

Power supply Employees at the headquarters of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), yesterday in Abuja, who are members of the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC), said the association’s national body is currently plotting to disrupt improvement witnessed in power transmission across the country for personal interests. The […]

Saraki: Disarray in APC over impeachment
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Saraki: Disarray in APC over impeachment

[fILE] Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks in his office in Abuja, Nigeria, after senators defected from President Buhari's ruling All Progressives Congress, July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Paul Carsten The plot by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to remove Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki may have suffered […]

World mourns Kofi Annan former UN scribe
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World mourns Kofi Annan former UN scribe

Kofi Annan The African continent and indeed the entire world, yesterday, united in grief, as quintessential international diplomat and former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Atta Annan, passed on at 80, in Berne, Switzerland. The departure of the African and global statesman, who was the first Black African to […]