Four Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded Friday in violence with Israeli forces across the Palestinian territories, as tens of thousands of people joined new protests against Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. US President Donald Trump’s December 6

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Nigerians had access to potable water in 1990 than 2017 – Minister

In percentage terms, more Nigerians had access to potable water in 1990 than in 2017, an official has said. The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, said on Thursday that Nigerians who had access to pipe-borne water dropped from 32

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Edochie defects to APGA after securing 145 votes in Anambra guber poll

Nollywood actor turned politician Yul Edochie has joined the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Edochie was the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) candidate in the Anambra governorship election which held in November. The movie star from Nteje village in Oyi local

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Nigeria: Electricity transmission hits 5,156MW, highest record ever

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, on Thursday disclosed that it recorded new national peak electricity transmission capacity of 5,155.9 Mega Watt, MW, on December 8. The Interim Managing Director of TCN, Usman Gur-Mohammed, made the disclosure at an interaction

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$1Bn to fight Boko Haram: Ezekwesili slams FG

Former Minister of Education and front-line campaigner for the Bring Back Our Girls, Madam Oby Ezekwesili has slammed the federal government over allocation of one billion dollars to fight Boko Haram. This is coming a day after the national economic

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Many killed as police, miners clash in Taraba

Many have been reported killed or injured as illegal miners allegedly resisted an attempt by the police to disrupt their operations in Taraba State. Police spokesperson in the state, David Misal, confirmed the incident which occurred on Thursday in Mayo

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United States to spend $9.6m On Malaria Control In Sokoto

The United States Government through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has set aside a total of $9.6million to control malaria in Sokoto State. United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria in a statement on Friday said 2.9 million bed nets valued

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PHOTOS: Buhari/Osinbajo campaign posters flood Abuja streets

Major streets of Abuja were, on Thursday, adorned with campaign posters endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for reelection in 2019. The posters were pasted on structures located on major streets as well as bus shelters. The

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365 Nigerians return from Libya

One hundred and sixteen Nigerians have returned from Libya in the early hours of Friday, in addition to the 249 that returned on Thursday night, bringing the total of repatriated Nigerians to 365. The 116 arrived aboard Buraq Airlines and

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FCT minister campaigns for emergency awareness, commends NEMA relief services  

By Yemi Esho, Abuja Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has appealed to the residents to collectively and personally adopt measures that will eliminate or reduce risks of disasters in different communities in the territory. The

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