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  • 25 February

    Hippo charges car on road in South Africa

    A group of people travelling on a South Africa road captured the moment a territorial hippopotamus charged their vehicle at a high speed. The video shows the people stopped in the road last month in Vaalwater and watching the hippo from a distance. The hippo initially does not appear threatening, …

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  • 25 February

    Explosive Kills Soldiers, Two Others In Niger

    A hand-held grenade exploded on Saturday at Bari village, Bangi Local Government Area of Niger, killing a soldier and two villagers. According to Bala Elkalla, spokesman of the Niger State Police Command, the explosive also injured four other villagers. Mr. Elkalla said the soldier, who is serving in Maiduguri, obtained …

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  • 25 February

    American footballer says Lady Gaga halftime show contributed to Super Bowl meltdown

    American footballer of the Atlanta Falcons has said that Lady Gaga’s halftime show contributed to their Super Bowl loss to New England Patriots in Houston. The Falcons entered halftime of Super Bowl 51 with a commanding 21-3 lead over the Patriots, but the wheels fell off in the second half when they squandered momentum …

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  • 25 February

    Gov Amosun Rescues Accident Victims

    The Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Saturday was on hand to rescue victims of a car accident along Akure-Ondo Highway. The governor, reports said was on his way back from the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, in Akure, when he stopped at the scene of …

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  • 25 February

    FG Offers 3-Year Tax Waiver For New Private Refineries, Pipelines

    The federal government plans to extend tax waivers of 3 – 5 years to investors who build mid-stream projects such as refineries, oil pipelines and terminals/jetties, through Section 39 of the Company Income Tax Act (CITA), Daily Trust reports. The proposal is contained in a draft National Petroleum Fiscal Policy produced …

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  • 25 February

    FG Recalls 2 Sacked NCAA Directors

    The Federal Government has recalled two out of the nine directors who were sacked from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Friday. The duo are Alhaji Adamu Abdullahi,Director of Consumer Protection, and Capt. Ayodele Sasegbon, Director of General Aviation. Mr Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA, confirmed the …

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  • 25 February

    Pigeons in Spain fed contraceptives in bid to reduce their population

    In a bid to reduce the population of pigeons, the Barcelona City Hall which has applied periodic culls, capturing and then killing the birds, has decided to take a more humane and practical approach, which it hopes will cut the birds’ numbers from around 85,000 in Barcelona, Spain. On Tuesday, the …

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  • 25 February

    Barack Obama called on by French voters to run in country’s presidential election

    Opponents of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen have launched an “Obama17” campaign to draft the former U.S. President to run against her. Frustrated with the choice of candidates running against the Eurosceptic, anti-Islamisation candidate, organisers are hoping to draft President Obama as a last resort. One campaign organiser, who …

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  • 25 February

    Nigerian Government Reveals Latest Figure Of Recovered Loot

    Nigerian government says it has recovered more than N57.9 billion and $666.68 million through the anti-corruption war. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, made the revelation yesterday in Abuja while defending the ministry’s 2017 Appropriation bill before the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights …

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  • 25 February

    How ‘Gunmen Attempted To Assassinate Me – Edo Speaker, Okonoboh

    Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Justin Okonoboh, on Saturday disclosed how some unknown gunmen attempted to assassinate him. Addressing journalists in Benin, the Edo state capital, the Speaker narrated that the gunmen made attempt on his life at around Ugbegun-Nebudin-Ujogba Road in Igueben local government area of …

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