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Nigerian Hajj pilgrims homebound from tomorrow

The return journey of Nigeria’s 55,000 pilgrims who performed this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia begins on Monday, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said. Its Director of Operations, Abdullahi Saleh, announced this on Sunday in Jeddah after a meeting with the airline operators. He said the operation would be concluded within the same period it took to […]

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Trump mocks attorney general Sessions

Donald Trump tore into Attorney General Jeff Sessions again Friday, mocking him viciously a day after Sessions took the rare step of fighting back against criticism from the president. In a burst of early morning tweets, Trump quoted from a statement Sessions issued Thursday in what was seen as a veiled jab at Trump, who has made the Department of […]

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Dangote rallies NSE into black

Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) sustained a postive growth on Friday, with Dangote Cement leading the gainers’ table for the second consecutive day. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the crucial market indices appreciated further with 0.63 per cent growth, following gains by some blue chips. Specifically, the market capitalisation inched N81 billion or 0.63 […]

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ourt frees 114 women demanding IPOB leader Kanu’s whereabouts

A high court sitting in Owerri on Friday granted the unconditional release of 114 women alleged to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group. The women who were remanded on the orders of a magistrate’s court in Owerri were arrested on Friday August 17 by the police for demanding to know the whereabouts of IPOB leader Nnamdi […]

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Buhari congratulates Keita, Mnangagwa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali and Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe on their victories in their respective country’s elections. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, issued the Buhari’s congratulatory message in Abuja on Friday. Buhari hailed Malians for giving the incumbent another opportunity to serve them […]

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Trump says market will crash if impeached

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned all those calling for his head about the consequences of his impeachment. In an interview with “Fox and Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt in White House, Trump said the market would crash if he were forced out of office. “I think everybody would be very poor,” he said, before pointing to his head. “Because without […]

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CBN unveils new guidelines for credit to agric, manufacturing

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) plans to increase the flow of credit to the real sector of the economy to consolidate and sustain the nation’s economic recovery. To this end, the apex bank on Thursday released new guidelines for its intervention in the sector. Speaking on the guidelines, the CBN Acting Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okorafor, said […]

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Jewish cemetery in Poland vandalized for second time in a month

At least 30 headstones pushed over, shattered, in Mysłowice, some of them only recently repaired after previous attack ( screen capture) A Jewish cemetery near Krakow was vandalized for the second time in less than a month, resulting in damage to dozens of headstones. At least 30 headstones were pushed over, some of them shattered, in the latest incident recorded […]