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Four naval ratings, others feared killed in Bayelsa militants' ambush – The Nation Newspaper

[ad_1] Four naval ratings attached to an oil servicing company have been feared killed in an ambush by suspected militants in Nembe creek, Nembe Local Government of Bayelsa State. A senior employee of the firm and his wife, identified simply as Mercy, were among those reportedly shot by the gunmen. While Mercy was said to have been killed on the ...

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Lawmakers disregard Oshiomhole's plea to forgive Edoror – Vanguard

[ad_1] By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and the leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, have met with warring members of the state House of Assembly, following the impeachment of the Speaker, Victor Edoror and his deputy, Bright Osayande. The meeting followed protests from APC members in Edo Central senatorial district of the state where the speakership ...

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I think we'll beat Hillary Clinton – Trump – Vanguard

[ad_1] Billionaire Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to unify the fractured Republican Party as he looked beyond the bruising primary season to a November clash for the White House with likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. This file photo combination shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton(L) on April 4, 2016 and Republican challenger Donald Trump on February 16, 2016.November’s US presidential election ...

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We Have Begun Implementation Of TSA – Gov Bello – CHANNELS TELEVISION

[ad_1] Niger State governor, Mr Sani Bello on Wednesday said the government has started implementing the Treasure Single Account (TSA). The Governor said this while declaring open the 11th Northern Zonal District Accountants Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in Minna, Niger State capital. He further said that the state has also adopted the International Public ...

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November clash for White House is likely Trump and Clinton – Vanguard

[ad_1] November’s US presidential election is taking shape: Republican billionaire Donald Trump and Democratic power player Hillary Clinton look set for an ugly battle for the White House after a bruising primary season. Trump knocked out his only serious challenger Ted Cruz on Tuesday in Indiana’s key primary, winning 53 percent of the vote against 37 percent for the Texas ...

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Election tribunal will declare me winner of Kogi governorship election – Wada – Daily Post Nigeria

[ad_1] Erstwhile Governor of Kogi State, Capt. Idris Wada has expressed hope of reclaiming his position as the governor of the state. Speaking at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stakeholders meeting held at the party’s secretariat in Lokoja, the state capital yesterday, Wada assured that the Election and Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja will vindicate and return him back to ...

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Heavy Presence Of Security Operatives At Edo House Of Assembly – CHANNELS TELEVISION

[ad_1] A day after the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly and his deputy were impeached, heavy presence of security operatives is seen around the complex. Police officials and those of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps were seen around the complex with arms, blocking access to the House of Assembly. A five-day holiday had been declared ...

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The hungry 'should not be punished' for stealing small amounts of food, Italian court rules – The Independent

[ad_1] Who can blame a homeless man for stealing a small amount of food from a grocery store? Certainly not Italy’s Supreme Court. Five years ago, Ukrainian national Roman Ostriakov was homeless in Genoa when he was caught stealing cheese and sausage worth less than $5, the Telegraph reports. He was fined $115 and sentenced to six months in jail ...

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Donald Trump set for Republican nomination as Cruz drops out – Irish Times

[ad_1] Businessman Donald Trump scored a resounding victory in Indiana’s Republican primary forcing his chief rival, Texas senator Ted Cruz, to quit the race for the White House and clearing the New Yorker’s path to his party’s presidential nomination. Mr Trump’s landslide win in the midwestern state – his seventh straight victory – and Mr Cruz’s shock decision to drop ...

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Ted Cruz bows out , Trump close to nomination – The News

[ad_1] Ted Cruz: bows out of race Republican front-runner Donald Trump went from long-shot contender to become the party’s presumptive nominee on Tuesday  after winning Indiana primary by a wide margin. He rode momentum from wins in five Northeastern states a week ago to wrest Indiana from rival Senator Ted Cruz, whose brand of Christian conservatism had been expected to have ...

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Baby rescued unhurt four days after collapse of Huruma killer building – The Star, Kenya

[ad_1] KNH officer says the child did not have physical injuries but was emaciated, dehydrated and traumatised. The hospital is waiting to identify her parents. A seven-month-old baby was yesterday at dawn, rescued from the rubble of the collapsed Huruma building. The baby girl will remain at Kenyatta National Hospital until a man, saying he is her father, proves his ...

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Indiana primary: Trump, Sanders projected to win; Cruz drops out of GOP race – Washington Post

[ad_1] INDIANAPOLIS —Businessman and reality-TV star Donald Trump became the Republican party’s presumptive presidential nominee on Tuesday night, after Trump’s closest rival – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) – withdrew from the race, following a crushing victory by Trump in the Indiana primary. The GOP’s chairman, Reince Priebus, called Trump the “presumtive [sic] GOP nominee” in a Twitter message about 9 ...

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Benin Kingdom without Erediauwa – The Nation Newspaper

[ad_1] For almost a year, the rumours poured in intermittently, albeit, in hushed tones and coded banters that the uninitiated will hardly decipher.  Various allusions were also made to describe the eternal transition of the revered Oba of Benin Kingdom and head of the respected Eweka dynasty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa I. But all these speculations remained ...

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Labour Party suspends Ogboru, 12 others – Vanguard

[ad_1] By Festus Ahon ASABA—NATIONAL leadership of Labour Party, LP, has suspended its 2015 Delta State governorship candidate, Chief Great Ogboru, and 12 others for alleged anti- party activity, saying that the party in Delta State under Chief Tony Ezeagwu, was intact and has no plan to merge with All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. National Chairman of the ...

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Kaduna State benefits from $100m World Bank Education grant – Daily Post Nigeria

[ad_1] Kaduna State government has benefted from the $100m World Bank education grant meant to rehabilitate and renovate schools, train teachers and motivate girl child education. The state government has received a $21 million from the World Bank education grant in order to revive the educational sector of the state. Governor Nasir El-Rufai said that his administration inherited 4,269 primary ...

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Erediauwa's death a big loss – Obasanjo – The Nation Newspaper

[ad_1] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday commiserated with the people of Edo state, Governor Adams Oshiohmole and the Benin Royal family over the death of their reverred monarch, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa I. Obasanjo, who said he was saddened by the monarch’s death, said Erediauwa’s exit is a great loss to the royal family, Edo State and ...

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Baby pulled from rubble alive 80 hours after Kenyan building collapse – Toronto Star

[ad_1] The death toll from the collapsed building is now at 23, with another 93 still unaccounted for.  (TONY KARUMBA / AFP/Getty Images)   By Tom OdulaThe Associated Press 11:00 AM, Tues., May 3, 2016 NAIROBI, KENYA—A baby almost six months old was on Tuesday rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed Friday night, raising hopes that more survivors could ...

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