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North Korea Tests Another Missile, Claims it Can Reach Anywhere

North Korea claims to have conducted its first successful test of a long-range missile that it says can “reach anywhere in the world.” Tuesday morning’s missile test reached a height of 2,802 kilometers (1,741 miles), according to state broadcaster Korea Central Television, which would be the highest altitude a North Korean missile had ever reached. The…

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President Buhari Endorsed By AU To Lead Anti-Corruption War

African Leaders on Tuesday unanimously endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari to champion the fight against corruption in the African Union (AU). The endorsement came at the end of the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of AU in Addis Ababa. President Buhari is expected to lead the AU summit scheduled for 2018 entitled: “Winning the Fight Against Corruption: Sustainable…

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Only Court Order Can Stop Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall Schedule – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said only a legitimate court order could stop process for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye as demanded by his Kogi West constituents. Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of the commission, stated this in an interview with NAN on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that filing a lawsuit…

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Uganda Enforces Bans On Bright-Coloured Hair, Mini Skirts, Tight Trousers For Civil Servants

Uganda has released a circular guiding civil servants’ dressing after receiving several complaints. The circular was gotten from Public Service Standing Orders on dress code, put in place in 2010 but has not been enforced. According to BBC, Adah Muwanga, the Director of Human Resources of the country’s Ministry of Public Service made the announcement on Tuesday.…

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Court Fines Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan N50,000 for Withdrawing Case Against EFCC

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday struck out a suit by former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. It will be recalled that the former First lady, Mrs Jonathan had filed the suit against the anti-graft agency asking the court for the ‎“Enforcement…

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“Influential Members” Of Boko Haram Have Surrendered – Army

In the week-long celebration of Nigerian Army Day, Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai mentioned that 700 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered. According to TheCable, Buratai said he is happy as it is a sign that the war against the terrorist group is being won. Tukur Butai said: “I received the good news that about 700…

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Badoo: How Lagos Comedian, Chinedu Paul Was Allegedly Lynched “By Mistake” in Ikorodu

A Lagos-based comedian, Chinedu Paul, aka Think Twice, has been identified as one of the three persons mistaken to be members of the dreaded ritual gang, Badoo, and lynched on Sunday by angry residents in Odogunyan of Ikorodu. It is understood that Chinedu was one of three men set ablaze on Sunday morning after they were…

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INEC Releases Schedule For Recall Of Senator Dino Melaye

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday released the timetable and schedule for the recall of embattled senator Dino Melaye. Verification is expected to begin on the 19th of August at all polling units in the constituency, and the declaration of the results will be done on the same day. Dino Melaye, who is representing Kogi North District,…

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Forever 21 Drags Gucci to Court Over Their Signature Stripes

Some form of legal drama may be cooking between fashion houses Forever 21 and Gucci. Forever 21 has filed a lawsuit against Gucci for the right to sell merchandise with the Italian fashion house’s signature stripes. Apparently Gucci sent the retail giant multiple cease and desist letters since last December demanding that they stop copying…

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