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No fewer than 2,200 flood victims in Daura Local Government Area of Katsina State have received relief materials from the National Emergency Management Agency as part of its effort to provide temporary relief to the victims. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that about 3,500 households had been affected by flood due to a recent […]

Senator Rochas Okorocha, the immediate past governor of Imo State, has lamented what he described as “the humiliating treatment” allegedly meted to him by his party, the All Progressives Congress, “in spite of [his] sacrifices and financial contributions to the party.” Okorocha, the senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, told newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday […]

The British Government has said that international students will henceforth be able to stay and work in the UK after graduating. This is a huge boost to a policy that had previously restricted the period to four months. There will be no cap on the number of students who can apply, as those with student […]

The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has said that the first batch of Nigerian returnees from South Africa would depart for Lagos on Wednesday. Adama told the News Agency of Nigeria in a telephone interview that the first batch of returnees are expected to depart South Africa by 9:00 a.m Wednesday. The […]

At least 16 pilgrims died Tuesday in a stampede at a major shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala as they marked the holy day of Ashura, the health ministry said. Another 75 people were injured at the shrine around 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of Baghdad, said spokesman Saif al-Badr, stressing that the toll […]

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