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Charlie Hebdo marks year since attack

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo will mark a year since the jihadist attack on its offices with a cover featuring a bloodied, gun-toting, bearded God figure, under the headline: “One year on: The assassin still at large”. One million copies of the special edition will go on sale in France Wednesday, on the eve of […]

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Judgments against PDP expected —Edebiri

BENIN—AHEAD of the 2016 governorship election in Edo State,  a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  Chief Solomon Edebiri, has described recent court judgments against candidates of the party as expected in a developing nation like Nigeria. He added that the PDP would dispense with the issue of godfatherism in […]

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Group hails Wada over Ganaja flyover project

A political group, Project Win With Wada has hailed the governor of Kogi State, Capt. Idris Ichala Wada over the award of the Ganaja Junction Flyover contract, saying the flyover will ease traffic in the confluence City. Addressing newsmen in Lokoja, Friday, a chieftain of the group, Hon. Matthew Ochada said the controversy trailing the […]

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Eight dead as strong quake hits northeast India

At least eight people were killed and scores injured Monday when a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck northeast India, sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets even hundreds of kilometres away in Bangladesh. Five were killed in India, the government said, while three people died in Bangladesh after suffering strokes or heart attacks following the […]