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North Korea leader Kim Jong-un ‘appears in public’

North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun carried several images said to be of Kim Jong-un’s visit
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his first public appearance since 3 September, the country’s official news agency says.
The KCNA agency said on Tuesday that Mr Kim “gave…

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Ebola outbreak: UN health worker dies in Germany hospital

A United Nations medical worker infected with Ebola has died at a hospital in Germany.
Doctors at the hospital in Leipzig said the man, 56, originally from Sudan, died despite receiving experimental drugs to treat the virus.
The outbreak has killed more than 4,000 people since March –…

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2015: Yoruba youth congress endorses Buhari for APC presidential ticket

The Yoruba Youths Congress (YYC), a socio-cultural group, on Tuesday announced its endorsement of Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd) as the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate.
Olalekan Hammed, the National Leader of the group, announced this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

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3,200 Bakassi people still in refugee camp – Sen. Ita-Giwa

Sen. Florence Ita-Giwa on Tuesday said 3,200 Bakassi people displaced by the UN ceding of Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon were still in refugee camp.
Nigeria formally ceded Bakassi to Cameroon on Aug. 14, 2008, halting fifteen years of border conflict.
An UN-backed period of transition agreed by…

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2015 Presidential Poll: Atiku unfolds economic plan, vows to defeat NNPC, PHCN mafias

A former Vice President and now a presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to defeat the mafia-like structures undermining Nigeria’s energy sector, in an ambitious economic outlay he unfolded Monday ahead of the 2015 presidential election.
At an event in Abuja Monday, Mr. Abubakar laid o…

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2015: Obasanjo can endorse whoever he wants — Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Monday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo had the right to endorse whoever he wanted for the 2015 presidential elections.
Mr. Abubakar said this in Abuja at a news conference organised by his media organisation to intimate the public of a policy…

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N18bn Loot: Nyako Wants Fintiri Prosecuted

Impeached Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state has called on the presidency and national leadership of the ruling People’s Democratic Party(PDP) to probe the sacked acting governor of Adamawa state Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri over allegations of N18b theft of Adamawa state resources.
A statement s…

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