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    Grenade Blast Kills Two Persons In Kiev

    Police officers and investigators work at the scene where two men were killed in a suspected hand grenade explosion on Pushkinskaya street in downtown Kiev early on October 23, 2019. GENYA SAVILOV / AFP Two men were killed in an apparent hand grenade explosion in downtown Kiev...
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    Climate Change Amplifies Conflicts, Hinders Peacebuilding In Somalia – Report

    AFP photo Climate change poses serious challenges to current and future peacebuilding efforts and can amplify conflicts, according to a report on years of devastating violence and drought in Somalia released Wednesday. Researchers at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...
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    Japan Pressures China On Professor Detained For ‘Spying’

    Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) shakes hands with China’s Vice President Wang Qishan at the Akasaka State Guesthouse in Tokyo on October 23, 2019. Japan pool via Jiji Press / JIJI PRESS / AFP Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday pressed China’s visiting vice president over the...
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    Kane Challenges Tottenham To Bring Champions League Spirit Into Premier League

    Tottenham Hotspur’s English striker Harry Kane controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match against Red Star Belgrade at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in north London, on October 22, 2019. Ben STANSALL / AFP Harry Kane says Tottenham’s 5-0 Champions League...
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    El Clasico: Barcelona To Battle Real Madrid In December

    (FILES) In this file photo taken on October 28, 2018, Barcelona fans hold up banners demanding freedom during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP The rearranged Clasico between Barcelona and...
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    New Tunisia’s President Takes Oath Of Office

    Tunisia’s new President Kais Saied (R) takes the oath of office near acting Tunisian parliament speaker Abdelfattah Mourou on October 23, 2019, in Tunis. Fethi Belaid / AFP Tunisia’s new President Kais Saied took the oath of office on Wednesday after his surprise election victory over...
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    Buhari Congratulates Canadian PM Trudeau On Re-Election

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, on his election victory. The President extended his goodwill message to the Canadian leader on Wednesday in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. He also felicitated with...
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    PHOTOS: Buhari Meets Putin, Participates In Russia-Africa Economic Forum Plenary Session

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia during the plenary session of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi. The plenary session was attended by other world leaders including African Heads of State and governments, Chairman of the African Union...
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    Anyone Parading Himself As Kogi Dep Gov Is An Impostor –Achuba

    Mr Simon Achuba has insisted that he is the deputy governor of Kogi State and any other person parading himself as deputy governor is an impostor who should be jailed. Achuba disclosed this while reacting to questions during an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise...
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    Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa Will Adopt Early Warning Mechanism, Says Dabiri-Erewa

    File Photo of Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa The Nigerian government says it will implement the early warning signal mechanisms recently signed with South Africa Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, gave the assurance following reports of renewed...
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    Court Orders Forfeiture Of Properties Linked To Diezani’s Associate, Kola Aluko

    A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of three properties linked to Mr Kola Aluko, a close associate of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Two of the properties are located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory while one is...
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    NASS Will Continue To Support Anti-Corruption Fight, Says Lawan

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Tuesday that the National Assembly will provide the necessary support to the anti-corruption agencies in the fight against corruption. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences...
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    EFCC Arrests Instagram Celebrity Mompha With Wristwatches Worth N20m

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos office, has arrested a renowned social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as Mompha for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud and money laundering. This was disclosed by the anti-graft agency in a tweet on their...
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    Alleged Money Laundering: Bank Official Testifies In Fayose’s Case

    The trial of the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, continued today with the testimony of a Zenith Bank official, Dr Abiodun Oshode, who told the court how the bank took a bullion van to the Akure airport in 2014 to evacuate a cash sum of N1.219bn from an aircraft. The witness told...
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    Trump Sends $4.5m Aid To Syria’s White Helmets

    President Donald Trump has authorized $4.5 million in aid for Syria’s White Helmets group, famed for rescuing wounded civilians from the frontlines in the civil war, the White House said Tuesday. Trump ordered the funds for what is formally known as the Syria Civil Defense group “to continue...
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    Japan’s Emperor Completes Enthronement In Ancient Ceremony

    In this handout file photo taken and released by Japan’s Imperial Household Agency on May 8, 2019, Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito walks for a ritual called Kashikodokoro-ni-Kijitsu-Hokuku-no-gi, a ceremony for the emperor to report the dates of the Enthronement Ceremony and Daijosai (Great...
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    Video Stars: Russian Child Bloggers Score Millions Of ‘Likes’

    Russian child blogger Liza Anokhina, 12, participates in a shoot for her blog in a Moscow park on September 13, 2019. Liza Anokhina is one of Russia’s most popular child bloggers with 2.3 million followers on Instagram. Alexander NEMENOV / AFP Liza Anokhina was 11 when people started...
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    Ten Hag Targets Champions League Triumph With Ajax

    Ajax’ Dutch head-coach Erik ten Hag (R) reacts as he attends a training session, in Amsterdam, on October 22, 2019 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match between Ajax Amsterdam and Chelsea. John THYS / AFP Erik ten Hag insisted on Tuesday that his Ajax side have put last...
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    ICPC Declares Ex-Presidential Aide, Obono-Obla Wanted

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared the suspended Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla. The anti-graft agency made this announcement in a statement signed by its...
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    Trudeau Wins Canada Election Despite Losing Majority Vote

    Liberal Leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears on stage with his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to deliver his victory speech at his election night headquarters on October 21, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Trudeau remains in power with a Minority Government. PHOTO: Cole...