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U.S issues “last warning” to North Korea over missiles

The U.S. has issued what seemed to be its “last warning” over North Korea’s continued launch of ballistic missiles that threaten the country and its allies-Japan and South Korea. The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in a statement on ...

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RUSSIA BOMBING: Death toll rises to 14

Death toll from Monday’s bomb blast in St. Petersburg has risen to 14, Russian agency Ria Novosti quoted the country’s health minister, Veronika Skvortsova, as saying on Tuesday. The blast which happened on a metro train has also injured almost ...

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World Bank approves N756 million for 81 Nigerians

The World Bank, under its Growth and Employment, GEM, project, has approved N756.3 million for disbursement to 81 young Nigerian innovators who participated in the 2016 Aso Villa Demo Day, AVDD. The AVDD is one of the economic empowerment initiatives ...

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FRESH: Explosion kills 10, injures 50 in Russian City of St. Petersburg

Not less than 10 people were killed as an unidentified device exploded inside a metro train at the Sennaya Square station in St. Petersburg in Russia, on Monday. “According to information available at this point ten people died. Others were ...

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UN reach resolution to address Boko Haram menace

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the Lake Chad Basin. The resolution followed a report of its mission to the region earlier this month. In unanimously adopting the resolution 2349 (2017), ...

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Park, former Korean president arrested and jailed

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was arrested and jailed Friday in connection to the corruption investigation that led to her ouster earlier this month, authorities said. Park was taken into custody at her home and taken to a detention ...

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Millions die from medication errors annually – WHO

Medication errors kill and injure millions of people while an estimated 42 billion dollars is lost annually, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday. The Director-General of  WHO, Margaret Chan,  at a  new campaign, “ Global Patient Safety Challenge ...

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Toyota recalls 2.9 million vehicles globally over airbags

Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday said it was recalling a total of about 2.9 million vehicles in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions including its Corolla Axio sedan and RAV4 SUV crossover due to potentially faulty airbag inflators. Fuji Heavy ...

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Ivanka Trump to take up White House appointment with no salary

Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump’s favourite daughter, on Wednesday announced that she would take up an appointment in her father’s administration, as a Special Assistant to the President but will not take a salary. This came as her unofficial ...

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Simone Gbagbo cleared of war crimes

Former Ivory Coast First Lady, Simone Gbagbo who is facing charges for crimes against humanity and war crimes, has been acquitted by a Court in Ivory Coast. These charges were linked to her role in a 2011 civil war that ...

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