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Creepy ‘new girlfriend’ video probed as lead in 7-yo missing teen case

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After just one month of President Donald Trump, the Richmond City Council in California has become the first city to officially call on Congress to investigate impeachment proceedings.
Police have broken up a gathering of students at Ankara University campus, protesting the mass expulsion of academics. The police stepped in after they heard some “Kurdish music,” which
Madagascar’s football boss Ahmad Ahmad  who is challenging the long-serving Issa Hayatou for the CAF presidency in March, wants less political interference in the African game, AFP reports. First elec
Madagascar’s football boss Ahmad Ahmad  who is challenging the long-serving Issa Hayatou for the CAF presidency in March, wants less political interference in the African game, AFP reports. First elec
Festus Abu Sacked Leicester City  manager Claudio Ranieri has come in for heavy criticism from England legend  Gary Lineker  for putting faith in Ahmed Musa despite the Nigeria forward’s poor run of f
A US federal agency is suing a Texas energy company for racial discrimination after it fired an African-American employee who complained about coworkers using a KKK hood to bully him.
Erisco Foods Limited says it has donated a trailer load of food items worth millions of naira to troops fighting insurgency in the North-East in order to boost their morale. The firm also donated the
The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of King Solomon Capital Empire, an investment firm, Dr. Wilson Christson, speaks with ANNA OKON on Nigeria’s economic transformation and the role of agriculture Wh
Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title, BBC Sport reports. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has renegotiated its deep offshore rig-rate from $580,000 to $164,000 per day, saving the country 71.7 per cent of the cost of execu
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly met with their counterparts in Mexico City amid heightened tensions over immigration and trade. Conflictin
This cross-country skier representing Venezuela at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Finland may just be the worst, and most endearing, competitive skier in sporting history. Read F
A Kansas chiropractor has developed a horrifying sanitary product that helps women contain their menstrual fluid by literally gluing their vaginas shut. Read Full Article at
Oyetunji Abioye with agency report The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged the Federal Government to step up its economic reform efforts before the opportunities for such become more limited
Akinpelu Dada The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday announced the reintroduction of bank charges on certain categories of cash deposits and withdrawals. This came about three years after the apex ba
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Federal Government on Thursday replied those claiming that the 2017 budget proposal was filled with frivolous and unclear expenditure, stating that the fiscal document in its
The chemical used in the high-profile killing of the stepbrother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been identified as the Vx nerve agent, Malaysian police reported. Read Full Artic
The chemical used in the high-profile killing of the stepbrother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been identified as the Vx nerve agent, Malaysian police reported. Read Full Artic
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said it would prosecute 25 workers of the commission who were indicted by the report of the Joint Police/DSS Special In
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar A 22-year-old woman, Mrs. Christabel Itodo, has died of Lassa fever at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, in Calabar, Cross River State. Itodo, who is the wife of an ar
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate, on Thursday, said it has given an order to the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to evacuate street beggars, sex workers and the des
Toluwani Eniola The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the arrest of one of its chieftains and former governorship aspirant, Babatunde Gbadamosi, by the operatives of th
Toluwani Eniola The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, has called on herdsmen in the country not to jeopardise the future of their children by shunning Western education. Akanbi said the common practic
Peter Dada, Akure  The incoming Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has declared that governing the state will not be an easy task. He, whoever, said in spite of any challenge he might encou
The opposition Social Democratic Party wants to call in all those responsible for running the country’s finances from 2011 to 2014, to uncover what really happened when €10 billion was transferred of
Adelani Adepegba, Leke Baiyewu, Bayo Akinloye and Alexander Okere Some hoodlums, on Thursday, took advantage of a protest by some students in Abuja to invade a regional office of telecommunications gi
John Ameh, Abuja An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it within seven days or ris
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Police Service Commission has promoted 11 Deputy Commissioners of Police to the substantive rank of Commissioners of Police. Also promoted are, one Assistant Commissioner o
Gun owners in New Hampshire can now carry concealed loaded weapons without a license. The state joins 10 others with unrestricted concealed-carry policies, but there are critics of the
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has slammed the Independent National Electoral Commission, security agencies, especially the police for their “roles” in the Ed
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, and the leaders of the National Assembly met behind closed doors on Wednesday evening as part of efforts aimed at ensuring the speedy passa
Friday Olokor, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria in Abuja, on Thursday, said the long absence of President Muhammadu Buhari from the country had not created a vacuum in the Presidency and gov
Friday Olokor, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria in Abuja, on Thursday, said the long absence of President Muhammadu Buhari from the country had not created a vacuum in the Presidency and gov
Peter Dada, Akure The eight-year tenure of Dr. Olusegun Mimiko as the Governor of Ondo State ends on Friday (today) as the All Progressives Congress candidate in the November 26, 2016, governorship el

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