Nigerians React As Osinbajo Gives Update On 2nd Niger Bridge

Nigerians React As Osinbajo Gives Update On 2nd Niger Bridge

A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the assurance by  Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government will complete the 2nd Niger Bridge on schedule A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the assurance by  Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government will complete the second Niger Bridge on schedule Naija News reports that Osinbajo gave…

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FG set for completion of Second Niger Bridge

FG set for completion of Second Niger Bridge

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inspected the ongoing construction work on the second Niger Bridge in Onitsha and affirmed the government’s commitment to early completion of the work. Osinbajo who started the inspection from Asaba axis with Governor Ifanyi Okowa of Delta state, said that the Niger Bridge was very important for the economy of the South-East and the…

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UN General Assembly president to visit Nigeria

UN General Assembly president to visit Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to receive President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA) UN, Ms Maria Espinosa, who is paying a one-day official visit to Nigeria on Monday. Espinosa’s Spokesperson, Ms Monica Gravley, announced this at a media briefing at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday. According to her, the PGA’s visit to Nigeria is part…

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Cross River: DSS arrest 59 for commercial sex in Calabar

Cross River: DSS arrest 59 for commercial sex in Calabar

No fewer than 59 commercial sex workers and clients which included 43 girls and 16 men have been arrested by the Department of State Security (DSS) in the Cross river capital, Calabar. Mr Ilupeju Adebayo, Director of DSS in Cross River, who briefed newsmen on Saturday in Calabar, said the girls were rounded up at 2:15 a.m Saturday morning at…

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Corruption concerns cast shadow over Panama elections

Corruption concerns cast shadow over Panama Presidential elections

Panamanians will cast their ballots tomorrow in Sunday’s Panama general elections to elect the country’s next president, 71 legislators and hundreds of local government officials. Government corruption is among the chief concerns of the country’s 2.7 million registered voters, and some are sceptical of all the candidates’ campaign promises to root it out. “They all say they are against corruption,”…

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North Korea fires ‘short-range projectiles’ into East Sea

North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles' into East Sea

North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the East sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang’s growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with Washington meant to provide coveted sanctions relief in return for nuclear disarmament. South Korea’s military has bolstered its surveillance in case there are additional…

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Rockets fired from Gaza day after Israel kills four Palestinians

Rockets fired from Gaza day after Israel kills four Palestinians

Another Palestinian has been killed in a new air raid carried out by Israel on the northern Gaza Strip, according to Gaza’s health ministry, amid a fresh escalation between Israel’s military and Gaza fighters. Imad Nseir, 22, was killed in Beit Hanoun after Israeli warplanes targeted multiple areas in the besieged enclave on Saturday morning after dozens of rockets were…

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Full Report: Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh

Full Report: Cyclone Fani kills dozens in India and Bangladesh

Cyclone Fani, the strongest storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in five years, has barrelled into Bangladesh after leaving a trail of deadly destruction across the eastern coast of India. At least 16 people died in India, mostly in the worst-hit state of Odisha, Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler said on Saturday, citing local Indian media reports. In neighbouring Bangladesh, authorities said at least 12 people died and…

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Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh, kills at least 12

Cyclone Fani, the strongest cyclone to hit India in five years has killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday,

Cyclone Fani, the strongest cyclone to hit India in five years has killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday, where four more people died although more than a million had been moved to safety. After it made landfall early on Friday, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and…

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Boko Haram: Army reveals those working against Nigeria

Boko Haram: Army reveals those working against Nigeria

The Nigerian Army on Saturday alleged that some unpatriotic individuals, groups and foreign interests were working with Boko Haram against the security situation in Nigeria in particular and West African Sub-region in general. It said the alleged parties were making concerted efforts to further induce ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists and bandits with funds and other logistic support. Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting…

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Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn crowned today

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned today

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been crowned on the first of three days of coronation rites. King Vajiralongkorn inherited the throne in 2016 when his long-reigning father Bhumibol Adulyadej died. Days ago in a surprise announcement the palace said the king had married his long-term partner and royal consort who would now be Queen Suthida. Thailand has a constitutional monarchy,…

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Full Story: Boeing 737 plane skids into river in Florida

Full Story: Boeing 737 plane skids into river in Florida

A Boeing 737 plane arriving from the Guantanamo Bay military station in Cuba with 143 people aboard went off the runway and into the St. Johns River in Florida on Friday night, authorities said. The plane was in shallow water and not submerged in the river in Jacksonville, the Sheriff’s Office said. There were no fatalities. According to the reports,…

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Boeing 737 Plane skids into Florida river on landing

Boeing 737 Plane skids into Florida river on landing

A Boeing 737 passenger plane has slid off a runway in the US state of Florida, ending up in a river while landing during a thunderstorm, reports BBC. According to reports from BBC, none of the 143 people on board the Boeing 737 plane was seriously injured. The chartered aircraft, operated by Miami Air International, had reportedly flown from Guantanamo…

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