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About 900 Nigerian pilgrims absconded in Saudi Arabia during the 2017 hajj pilgrimage

ABOUT 900 Nigerian pilgrims absconded while on pilgrimage to the holy sites of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia during the course of 2017 according to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (Nahcon).

 

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England coach gives Neville gives Aluko strict conditions upon which she can return to the team

NIGERIAN-born striker Eniola Aluko has been given stringent conditions upon which she can return to the England team by head coach Phil Neville which include her scoring regularly for her clubside Chelsea Ladies.

 

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Six drug traffickers arrested after 860 pounds of cocaine is discovered in Russian embassy

SIX suspected drug traffickers have been arrested after 860 pounds of cocaine were found in the Russian Embassy in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires during a police raid which uncovered the narcotics.

 

One former Russian diplomatic official and an Argentine police officer were among those detained. Local authorities confirmed that there were drugs inside the 16 pieces of luggage and they had to replace the cocaine with flour while it was still at the embassy.

 

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Fani-Kayode accuses Buhari is being selective in fight against corruption letting off those who join the APC

FORMER aviation minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war stressing that it’s selective as politicians who decamp to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have charges against them dropped.

 

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Super Eagles goalkeeping coach heads to Spain to work with Deportivo's Francis Uzoho

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has sent the team's goalkeeper trainer Pionetti Enrico to Spain to do some work with Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho ahead of next month's two friendlies against Poland and Serbia.

 

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Nigerian Army troops arrest herdsman with locally-made bulletproof vest in Benue State

NIGERIAN Amy troops patrolling in Benue State have arrested a Fulani cattle herdsman armed with a locally-made  bulletproof vest and other weapons in a development that surprised them at how well equipped these pastoralists are.

 

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Ondo State governor Akeredolu throws his weight behind Buhari for a second term

ONDO State governor Rotimi Akeredolu has become the latest political figure to thrown his weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election saying he will do everything within his power to support a second term.

 

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Zamfara hopes violence in the state will cease after 3,000 cattle bandits surrender and hand over their weapons

ZAMFARA State government has revealed that about 3,000 repentant bandits have surrendered their arms and agreed to stop cattle rustling in what is hoped will bring about an end to the ongoing violence in the state.

 

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Local youths in Anambra village burn down church after teacher marries his 17-year old sister there

LOCAL youths in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State have burnt down a local church after a 25-year old teacher married his 17 year old sister at the facility claiming God told him to do so.

 

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Yobe State publishes list of 105 missing Government Girls Science Technical College Dapchi girls

YOBE State government authorities have released the names of 105 girls who were recently abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC) Dapchi last week.

 

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