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Barrow pledges transparent, all-inclusive government

The Gambian President, Adama Barrow, on Saturday promised the citizens of his readiness to operate transparent and all-inclusive administration. Barrow said this while addressing newsmen in Dakar, Senegal. He said it was about time the country was repositioned to achieve

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Trump heads to CIA after feud with intelligence agencies

On the first full day as U.S. president, Donald Trump will head to CIA headquarters on Saturday, signaling an effort to mend fences after he slammed spy agencies for their investigation into Russian hacking during the presidential election. Trump, who

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Trump son-in-law Kushner cleared to serve as White House adviser

The U.S. Department of Justice has decided that President Donald Trump can hire his son-in-law Jared Kushner as a senior White House adviser without breaking federal anti-nepotism laws, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The department has found that

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Iran rescuers find three bodies at collapsed building, hopes for survivors fade

Iranian rescuers have removed three bodies from the rubble of a high-rise building in Tehran that collapsed after a fire, a fire department spokesman said on Saturday, as hopes of finding survivors trapped beneath the shopping mall were fading. “Because

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At least 14 die as bus carrying school children crashes and catches fire in Verona

A bus carrying schoolchildren has crashed and caught fire in northern Italy, killing at least 16 people, emergency officials say. The bus, carrying pupils from Hungary, collided with a roadside column as it exited the A4 motorway near Verona late

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Jesus debuts with disallowed goal as Tottenham hold Man City at the Etihad; iheanacho missing

Manchester City were forced to a 2-2 home draw against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday. New signing Gabriel Jesus made his debut and almost made a scoring impact, but his goal was ruled out for offside.  Super Eagles

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AFCON 2017: Gyan’s Goal Vs Mali Sends Ghana into Quarter-finals

The Black Stars of Ghana booked their place in the quarter-finals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon following their hard-fought 1-0 win against Mali in Group D on Saturday.  The win was Ghana’s second straight win after piping

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Rainstorm destroys 100 houses, renders many homeless in Ikole-Ekiti LGA

No fewer than 100 residential buildings were on Saturday destroyed in some towns in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti state by rainstorm. The incident which residents said began at about 4p.m., affected towns such as Odo Oro, Temidire,Oke Ijebu

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Nigerian diplomat’s son jailed for rape, murder in Scotland

A court in Scotland on Friday jailed the son of a Nigerian government official for life after raping and murdering a sex worker, a few weeks after he arrived the country to study at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. Reports said

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3 hours inside the dreaded ‘Boko Haram’ Sambisa forest

OLUSOLA FABIYI, who this week joined two ministers, Nigeria Air Force personnel, some journalists and members of the Bring Back Our Girls for the search of missing Chibok girls inside the dreaded Sambisa Forest, reports The about one-hour flight on

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