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Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

Ex-exec claims Google shrugged off human rights in search of profits

Kindly Share This Story: An ex-Google exec on Thursday accused the search giant of abandoning its “Don’t be evil” credo as it chased profits. Ross LaJeunesse, an 11-year Google veteran who left his post as head of international relations in [...]

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Turkish jet company says rogue employee helped Carlos Ghosn flee Japan

Kindly Share This Story: A Turkish jet company has filed a criminal complaint against a rogue employee whom it accused of aiding ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan. The worker at private plane operator MNG Jet admitted to falsifying [...]

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Liverpool boss Klopp rants about fixtures, injuries, TV

Kindly Share This Story: Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp bemoaned the fixture schedule, which has led to more injuries, and insists “we have to talk” as the players demand more “respect”. Naby Keita was the latest Liverpool [...]

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Buhari congratulates Mohammed on global citizen award

Kindly Share This Story: Mohammed: President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, on the World Leader Prize at the inaugural Global Citizen award ceremony held in London. The President, in a statement issued by [...]

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No casualty recorded in Enugu market inferno – Police

Kindly Share This Story: The Enugu State Police Command said on Friday that no life or property was lost in the fire outbreak that occurred at the mattress section of Ogbete Main Market in the state capital. The Command’s Public [...]

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Enugu youths berate CSOs over 14-day ultimatum to state govt to free alleged culprits of murdered nurse

Kindly Share This Story: A coalition of youth organizations in Enugu State, under the auspices of Enugu Youth Coalition for Good Governance, has berated a purported group of civil society organizations in the state for giving the state government a [...]

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Trading sustains upward trend on NSE, market capitalisation crosses N13trn mark

Kindly Share This Story: The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday sustained a positive trend, crossing to N13 trillion mark on the second trading day of 2020. Specifically, the market capitalisation rose by N49 billion to [...]

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Cross River Govt. arrests 6 persons for destroying green areas

Kindly Share This Story: The Cross River State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Mfon Bassey, on Friday, said the ministry had arrested six persons for allegedly destroying the green areas of Atekong Street in Calabar Municipality. Bassey, who led a team [...]

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Paris stabbing: Man shot dead by police in Villejuif

Kindly Share This Story: French police have shot dead a man who stabbed a number of people in a park near Paris, local media report. The attacker died shortly after he was shot in the town of Villejuif, which is [...]

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Istanbul Jews fight to save their ancestral tongue

Kindly Share This Story: If there’s one thing Dora Beraha regrets in her twilight years, it is not passing on the 500-year-old language of Istanbul’s Jews, Ladino, now on the point of extinction. “After us, will there still be people [...]

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Ops Rattle Snake 2: NAF destroys Boko Haram logistics facility in Borno

Kindly Share This Story: NAF jet. The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) logistics facility at Gujeri in the Sambisa Forest area of Borno State. This was achieved in night-time airstrikes [...]

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8 militants killed as offensive repulsed in Afghanistan

Kindly Share This Story: At least eight fighters affiliated with the Taliban group were on Friday killed when their attack on government forces’ checkpoints was repelled in the Northern Province of Kunduz. Esmatullah Muradi, the provincial governor spokesman disclosed this [...]

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Pogba: Man Utd in full support of operation, says Solskjaer

Kindly Share This Story: Manchester United were in full support of the decision that led to Paul Pogba undergoing ankle surgery, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday. The Norwegian boss appeared to suggest after the New Year’s Day defeat [...]

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Relocate or face demolition in 7 days, Cross River Govt orders traders

Kindly Share This Story: Governor Ben Ayade, of Cross Rivers state The Cross River Government has given a 7-day ultimatum to traders on illegal structures along major streets in Calabar to relocate their businesses to Watt or Marian markets or [...]

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Five things we learned from the Premier League’s festive fixtures

Kindly Share This Story: Premier League The Premier League’s traditional festive feast of football packed 39 games into 13 days across Christmas and new year with Liverpool the big winners as 2020 seems destined to finally be their year to [...]

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Updated: Fulani herders sue Oyo govt over anti-open grazing law

Kindly Share This Story: Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde Ola Ajayi – Ibadan FULANI herders in Oyo State have filed a suit against the state government and the State House of Assembly saying an anti-grazing law recently passed is a [...]

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Demolition of Saraki’s Property: It is part of APC’s hounding of opposition — PDP

Kindly Share This Story: By Idowu Bankole …Says it is Wicked, Recipe for Crisis. …It is not Saraki’s ancestral home, Kwara Govt insist. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has on Thursday condemned, in the strongest terms, the demolition of a [...]

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Tension in Ilorin as…Kwara govt demolishes late Saraki’s ‘Ile Arugbo’ home

Kindly Share This Story: Urges Kwarans to remain calm as PDP, Sarakis reactPDP says action recipe for crisis, insists Kwara govt must respect rule of lawAssociation says demolition of Saraki’s house in llorin ‘not fair’ By Demola Akinyemi, Dirisu Yakubu [...]

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Over 5000 indigent people in Ondo communities benefit from free medical outreach

Kindly Share This Story: By Dayo Johnson AKURE— OVER 5000 indigent people in the four council areas of Akoko in Ondo State have benefited from a free medical outreach programmes initiated by a Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Miteda Wellness Initiative. EFCC [...]

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Liverpool defeat Sheffield United to make it a year unbeaten

Kindly Share This Story: Liverpool Manager, Jurgen Klopp (L) and player Virgil van Dijk. PHOTO: AFP Liverpool made it an entire calendar year without a Premier League defeat as the runaway leaders beat Sheffield United 2-0 on Thursday. Jurgen Klopp’s [...]

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Dust haze conditions imminent on Friday, says NiMET

Kindly Share This Story: The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted persistent dust haze conditions in the country on Friday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook released on Thursday in Abuja further predicted chances of early morning mist/fog over the coastal cities within [...]

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US Senate returns amid standoff over impeachment trial

Kindly Share This Story: Senate leader Mitch McConnell (Rep) and House leader Nancy Pelosi (Dem)senate United States lawmakers return to Washington Friday with the country’s President, Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial looming over the first Senate session of 2020, but [...]

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Murder: CSOs give Enugu Govt 14 days ultimatum to free alleged culprits

Kindly Share This Story: Gov Ugwuanyi of Enugu state By Chinedu Adonu – Enugu Coalition of Civil Society Groups in Enugu State has given the Enugu state government 14 days ultimatum to release the three persons initially accused of the [...]

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Fire destroys property worth millions in Ibadan

Kindly Share This Story: Ola Ajayi – Ibadan Property worth millions of naira were destroyed when two shops and one house were gutted by fire in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The fire incident happened at New Council Road, Wondo, [...]

January 3, 2020 What the papers say