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Eight Killed After Gunman Opens Fire On Russian Campus

A gunman opened fire on a Russian university campus on Monday killing at least eight people, investigators said, in the country’s second mass shooting this year to target students. Videos circulating on social media showed people throwing belongings from windows of university buildings in the central city of Perm before …

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Gunmen Kill Police Officer, Two Others In Anambra State

Gunmen have killed a police officer and two civilians in an attack at the Ukaegbu Junction by Ezeiweka Road, Awada Obosi Layout in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra state. The incident, which happened on Sunday, also saw the attackers setting fire on the police patrol van before leaving …

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FG Imposes Travel Restrictions On Passengers Who Shun COVID-19 PCR Tests

The Federal Government has imposed travel restrictions on passengers who shun the COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this via a statement on Sunday, adding that the restrictions came into effect …

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Afghan Women Outraged Over Taliban Work Ban

The Taliban’s effective ban on women working sank in on Monday, sparking rage over the dramatic loss of rights after millions of female teachers and girls were barred from secondary school education. After pledging a softer version of their brutal and repressive regime of the 1990s, the Islamic fundamentalists are …

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Gunmen Kill One, Abduct Two Others In Kogi Church Attack

Gunmen have attacked an ECWA Church in Okedayo along the Kabba – Okene road in Kogi State. A source told Channels Television that the gunmen stormed the Church on Sunday morning while the service was ongoing and started shooting sporadically. According to the source, a member of the church was …

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Buhari Appoints NNPC Board Members, Approves Incorporation Of Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Board and Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited with Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as Chairman. This is even as he directed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited be incorporated, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, …

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INEC Office Set Ablaze In Enugu

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State has been set ablaze by yet-to-be identified persons.  INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, confirmed this via a statement on Sunday. The attack, which took place in …

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Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao To Run For President In 2022

Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared Sunday he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country’s top job. “The time is now — we are ready to rise to the challenge of leadership,” said Pacquiao, as he accepted the nomination …

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