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[BREAKING] Car runs into crowd at white nationalist protest in Virginia, one killed

Violent clashes have erupted between white nationalists attending a far-right march and counter-protesters in the US state of Virginia. Several people were injured after a car rammed into a crowd of people who were against the rally in Charlottesville. A state of emergency has been declared to enable police to mobilise resources. The “Unite the […]
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:16:43 +0200
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:33:28 +0200
Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi  The immediate past governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Isa Yuguda; his commissioners, campaign directors and supporters have joined the Green Party of Nigeria. Others, who joined the GPN, are a former national organising secretary...
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BREAKING: Kidnappers den discovered near Ikeja
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:13:55 +0200
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Abuja Chamber of Commerce warns against abuse of tax holiday
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 05:20:24 +0200
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said the lifting of administrative suspension on Pioneer Status Incentives by the Federal Government would boost local production capacity of manufacturers. The President, ACCI,...
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Hoodlums attack Ikorodu residents on bad road portion
Sat, 05 Aug 2017 03:34:11 +0200
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Osinbajo attends inauguration of Rwandan president
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:31 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is on Friday joining other world leaders to witness the inauguration of President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in the country’s capital, Kigali. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President...
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:53:24 +0200
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Iran reform leader Karroubi ends hunger strike
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:50:28 +0200
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US to train NSCDC personnel
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:05:15 +0200
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:25:54 +0200
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:47:58 +0200
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Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:42:26 +0200
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