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News roundup - 11 October


Below is a roundup of major events on 11 October:

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A handheld grenade exploded on Saturday at Bari village, Bangi Local Government Area of Niger, killing a soldier and two villagers. According to Mr Bala Elkalla, spokesman of the Niger State Police Co
US President Donald Trump has tweeted he is not going to be present at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner. The announcement comes after several high-profile news organiz
Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated Nigeria’s former president and elder statesman, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, as he marks his 92nd birthday. In a congratulatory message
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the nation’s first Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who turned 92 on Saturday. Jonathan, in a felicitations message signed by his Media A
In what has become a regular occurrence in recent months, a half-full deportation flight bound for Kabul, Afghanistan, took off from Germany with less than half of the expected passenge
Ukrainian politics is not without a sense of humor, it seems, and while the parliament has long been famous for hosting punch-ups, this week history was made as an internet meme took it
In news that will shock heterosexual women nowhere, a massive new study suggests that lesbians and bisexual women climax more from sex, just behind straight men on the orgasm leaderboar
Bill O’Reilly and Fox News have been lambasted for providing fake news after interviewing a “Swedish Defense and National Security advisor,” in relation to Trump’s #LastNightInSweden ga
Remo Stars Football Club of Sagamu on Saturday forced hosts Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) to a 1-1 draw in a 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture in Ibadan. The News Agency
The neutral stance of Iraq can provide ground for rapprochement between geopolitical rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said as he arrived for an unanno
The Australian government joined the widely unpopular Iraq War in 2003 – deploying troops, warships, and combat aircraft – solely to boost its relationship with George W. Bush’s White H
Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar Jaafari says fight against terrorism should be in focus on all platforms - in New York, Geneva, Astana
Damascus will view opposition groups that refuse to condemn the deadly suicides attacks in Homs on Saturday as accomplices of terrorists, Bashar al-Jaafari, Syrian government’s negotiat
CARNIVAL night has come to Spain with colourful costumes, live music and all-night celebrating on the streets - fancy-dress ...
Slovenia's Tim Gajser, the reigning champion in the elite class of the FIM Motocross World Championship, finished second as the new season started in Losail, Qatar, on Saturday. The 20-year-old s
Angela Merkel's conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party's top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her political base
Maje Ayida , Toke Makinwa’s estranged husband has sued her for a whooping N100m for defamation of character. Makinwa, a TV host had written a tell-it-all book “On Becoming”, documenting her marriage t
25 years have passed since Armenians committed genocide in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly, APA reports.
The Democratic National Committee has enraged social media users following a vote against a ban on corporate political action committee donations, rousing sentiment that the party has n
POLITICAL thugs have allegedly chopped the hand of an Independent National Electoral Commission’s officer in Igbo-Etche area of Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, in the supplementary
The PPP today said that any charges brought against its ex ministers will be staunchly defended. It was responding to a report in today’s Kaieteur News which reported Minister of Public Security
A FRESH warning about the dangers of playing near railway lines has been issued after a 14-year-old boy was electrocuted at a ...
On February 26, 1992, Armenian military committed an act of genocide against the 7,000 population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly
Famous Azerbaijani photographer Reza Deghati presented the photos taken immediately after the tragedy in Khojaly.
A brace from Juventus-bound Mattia Caldara torpedoed Napoli’s Serie A title hopes on Saturday as 10-man Atalanta underlined their growing Euro ambitions in style with a shock 2-0 win at the San
A French magistrate is to investigate payments made to the family of center-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon, prosecutors say, according to the BBC.
Olaide Oyelude, Katsina. Hajiya Aminatu Mai Babban Daki, mother of the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumin Kabir Usman, died on Saturday evening after a protracted illness. The Secretary of Katsina Emi
Trading activities were suspended for six hours at the Ladipo Auto Market, Mushin in Lagos, on Saturday as traders held a remembrance service in honour of their slain colleague, Anene Utazi. The News
Funmi Akingbade, I received an anxious, nervous, agitated and fretful mail from one of our numerous fans and the content of the mail gave me an insight into some of the things men
Okey Ezeaku, Physician in Rangers International FC of Enugu, on Saturday said the injury sustained by the club’s first choice goalkeeper, Nana Bonsu, was not scary. Bonsu sustained an uncle injury in
In news that will come as a relief to couch potatoes the world over, a new study suggests that men who frequent the gym have less sex than their apparently lazier counterparts. Read
The Police I-G’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) says it has arrested another member of a kidnapping gang who invaded the Nigeria-Turkish International School (NTIS), Isheri in Ogun on Jan. 13. The l
Below is a roundup of major events on Saturday, 25 February:
The Police IG’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) says it has arrested another member of a kidnapping gang who invaded the Nigeria-Turkish International School (NTIS), Isheri in Ogun State on Jan. 13.

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