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Iran’s Supreme Leader rejects talk with U.S.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday, said that Iranian officials had unanimously ruled out talks with the U.S.A at any level. Khamenei was quoted by his official website as saying that“Through negotiations, the Americans are seeking to impose their demands on Iran and prove the effectiveness of maximum …

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OML 25: SPDC, Belema signs dispute closure agreement

Oil drilling in Niger Delta By Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with its joint venture partners, Shell Production Development Company (SPDC) and Belema OIL, have resolved the dispute on the operation of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 25. The group at the signing of the dispute closure agreement in Abuja, on Tuesday agreed …

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Woman arrested for killing ‘hubby’ over daughter’s birthday party

A knife with blood By Oladapo Udom The homicide detectives section  from Surulere Division of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Stella Peter, 23, for stabbing one Mr Bala Haruna, 25, to death. The Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), DSP Bala Elkana, said on Tuesday that this was because Haruna refused to release …

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Kenya to nationalise airline to boost competitiveness

Kenyan Airways (Xinhua/NAN) Kenyan government has concluded plans to nationalise its carrier Kenya Airways by end of the year in order to boost its competitiveness. Sebastian Mikosz, chief executive officer, Kenya Airways, told journalists in Nairobi on Tuesday that all its regional and international competitors are also owned by their respective governments and thus have …

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Tribunal verdict: Makinde says it’s triumph of truth over falsehood 

Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor By David Adeoye Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood. The governor stated this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on Monday, in Ibadan. Makinde was reacting to …

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Cane, German singer serving jail term sentenced again for insulting Erdogan

Cane, German singer serving jail term sentenced again for insulting Erdogan A Turkish court on Monday handed down a suspended sentence to a German-Kurdish singer for insulting President Recep Tayyip-Erdogan, according to her lawyer. The court in Edirne, in North-Western Turkey, sentenced the singer, whose stage name is Hozan Cane, to one year and five …

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Thunderstorms, rains to prevail on Monday, NiMET predicts

Thunderstorm By Gabriel Agbeja Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday. NiMet’s weather outlook on Sunday in Abuja Predicted partly cloudy condition with chances of thunderstorms over Sokoto, Gusau and Yelwa of Northern states in the morning hours. It furter predicted thunderstorms over Katsina, Kano, Dutse, …

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