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Mayor Of Mogadishu Dies Of Injuries After Attack At Al-Shabaab

The mayor of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has died of wounds sustained in a militant bombing attack on his office last month, the government said on Thursday. Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman died while doctors were treating his wounds at a hospital in Doha, a spokesman for the Somali president’s office said. Six people were killed and…

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Arsenal Signs Ivorian Forward Nicholas Pepe For £72 million

English football club Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Ivorian Forward Nicolas Pepe from French side Lille in a £72 million ($87m) deal, making him the  the club’s fourth signing of the transfer window and the deal smashes the club’s transfer record, which was previously set by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s £56m ($68m) move from Borussia Dortmund in 2018. According to…

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EFFC Arraigns Naval Officer and Four Others For Illegal Oil Deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned a naval officer, Lieutenant Commander Bola Labinjo, and four others for allegedly dealing in petroleum products without lawful authority. Labinjo and her co-defendants were arraigned on two counts before Justice Chuka Obiozor at the Federal High Court in Lagos. The other defendants are Jonathan Abaka, alias…

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President Buhari Signs Two Bills Passed By Eight National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to two bills passed by the eighth National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. He listed the bills to include Federal University of Agriculture Zuru, Kebbi State Bill and the…

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FG To Place CCTVs Cameras Along Highways, Monitor Bushes Using Drones

President and Commander-In-Chief of Nigeria, Buhari has disclosed that his administration will place closed-circuit television, (CCTVs), on highways and other strategic locations, to help reduce crimes. In response to an address by the traditional rulers led by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the President stated: “Working with the state governments we intend to…

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Messi, Van Dijk & Ronaldo Makes Best FIFA Player Of The Year Nomination List

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk are among the 10 players nominated for FIFA’s The Best Men’s Player award. Ten players have been put forward for the prestigious prize, which is now in its fourth year The shortlist, which takes into accounts achievements from July 16, 2018 to July 19, 2019, was compiled…

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