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FG Urges West African Leaders to Ban Trans-border Minerals Trade

By Tony Obiechina, Abuja The Federal Government has called for synergy between West African leaders in monitoring and halting illegal  trans-border trade of solid minerals within the West African Sub-region. The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah made the call on Thursday when he spoke at the

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FBI Accuses Iran, Russia of Having US Voter Information

US national security officials say Iran was responsible for sending threatening emails to Democratic voters ahead of next month’s presidential election. The emails appeared to come from a far-right pro-Trump group and were meant to “incite unrest”, National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe said. Mr Ratcliffe also said US officials found Iran and

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Final U.S. presidential Debate: Biden Promises Citizenship for 11m Undocumented Immigrants

Former U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden, has promised a pathway to citizenship for no fewer than 11 million undocumented immigrants if elected president on Nov. 3. Biden, the Democratic Party candidate, made the promise at his last debate with his Republican challenger and incumbent President Donald  Trump, on Thursday night. “Within 100

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#EndSARS Protests: Sheath Your Sword, Buhari Tells Youths

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja,  Joy Okeke, Lagos President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the #EndSARS protesters to sheath their sword and give government a chance to examine their demands with a view to implementing them. This came on the heels of mobsters shifting attacks to correctional centres, police and other government installations in the country. Buhari said

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#EndSARS Protests: NECO Reschedules SSCE, Second Time in One Week

From  Dan Amasingha, Minna The National Examinations council  has for the second time within a week  rescheduled its examination in the ongoing senior secondary certificate examination following the heightened security challenge occasioned by the #EndSARS protest. In a statement made available in Minna by Head information and publicity, Mallam  Azeez Sanni, NECO

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