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Eid al-Fitr: Assad leads prayers in rare appearance outside Damascus

Assad's office published images of him praying inside the brightly-lit Al-Nuri mosque at dawn on Sunday before greeting worshippers outside. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Eid al-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year. Assad's office published images of him praying inside the brightly-lit Al-Nuri ... Read More »

In Albania: Edi Rama votes with EU accession talks in mind

The 52-year-old is calling for a second term to complete sweeping reforms of Albania's notoriously corrupt judicial system that have been demanded by Brussels. Albania began voting in a parliamentary election Sunday with Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama seeking to strengthen his position and lead the Balkan country into talks on European Union accession. The 52-year-old is calling for a ... Read More »

Eid-el-Fitr: We should continue to spread love and peaceful co-existence – Obasa

Lagos Assembly speaker, Rt Hon. Obasa, has called on Nigerians not to relent in sharing love among themselves. The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly,  Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has called on Nigerians to continue spreading love and peaceful co-existencere. Rt. Hon. Obasa made this disclosure in his Sallah message through a statement signed by his Chief Press ... Read More »

Narendra Modi: India's PM heads to Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Relations between New Delhi and Washington warmed under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama as India sought greater foreign investment and trade ties with Western nations. India's leader heads to the US this weekend for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties between the world's two largest democracies and move beyond disagreements over climate change. Relations ... Read More »

Ramadan: Sultan of Sokoto declares Saturday as end of fast

The Sultan said the new moon was sighted in parts of the country including Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced the sighting of the new moon on Saturday night, June 23, 2017. Speaking at his Palace in Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar said the new moon ... Read More »

Evans: Police arrest soldier who worked for kidnap kingpin

It was gathered that the soldier, Victor Chukunonso, is attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos. The police have reportedly arrested a soldier, Lance Corporal, Victor Chukwunonso, who worked for kidnap kingpin, Evans. According to Punch, Chukunonso is attached to the Nigeria Army Band Corps, Abatti Barracks, Surulere, Lagos. Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence ... Read More »

Neco 2017 Government Obj And Theory Questions And Answers

  Government   NECO GOVERNMENT 2017 QUESTIONS Section A. Answer Two Questions 1. Identify and explain the challenges​ faced by public cooperation 2 . Explain factors necessitating the adoption of federalism as a system of Government 3. Define political party 3b. Highlight five functions of political party 4. What is bicameral legislature 4b. Differenciate between bicameral legislature and unicameral legislature ... Read More »

End Of The Road: 4 men in court for allegedly stealing goods worth N5.8m

The accused are facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, burglary, stealing and receiving stolen goods. Four men, who allegedly broke into a warehouse and stole bags of battery components worth N5.8 million from one Henry Nwajar, on Friday appeared before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused are Ikenna Nba, 35; Sanni Musa, 28; Musa Iliasu, 26; and Omoloye Abayomi, ... Read More »

Many Days For The Thief.. Businessman faces N2.6m visa scam charge

The 37-yr-old suspect is facing a three-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretences and stealing. A businessman, Ogunlusi Akin, who allegedly obtained N2.6 million from a woman, Mrs Arike Nwachukwu, on the pretext of procuring an American visa for her, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Akin, 37, a resident of No. 16, ... Read More »

In The Bag: Police arraign 3 men for allegedly strangulating man to death

The suspects are standing trial on a three-count charge of criminal conspiracy, armed robbery and culpable homicide. The Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned three men before a Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly strangulating one Ambrose Abah, 65, to death. The men are Alexander Okoh, Joseph Ochai and Innocent Audu. They are standing trial on a three-count charge ... Read More »

Politics: Trump appears to admit Russia interfered in the US election in a tweet criticizing Obama

"Did nothing about it. WHY?" President Donald Trump appeared to admit that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election in a Friday night tweet in which he criticized Barack Obama for his handling of Russia's cybertattacks that were meant to swing the election away from Hillary Clinton. "Just out: The Obama Administration knew far in advance of November 8th ... Read More »

Politics: 'I'm right here with you': 4-year-old comforts distraught mother in new video from Philando Castile shooting

"Mom, please stop cussing and screaming 'cause I don't want you to get shooted," the girl says. A newly released video shows Philando Castile's girlfriend and her 4-year-0ld daughter sharing an emotional moment in the back of a police car moments after Castile was fatally shot. In the video, released this week by Minnesota police, Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds can ... Read More »

Health Tips: Some antibiotics may be linked to an increased risk of miscarriage

In a perfect world, you’d go through all nine months of pregnancy without so much as a sniffle. In reality, viruses and infections can happen when you're pregnant, especially because your immune system is working overtime to keep both you and your baby healthy. Although antibiotics are commonly prescribed during pregnancy, a new study by researchers at the Université de ... Read More »

Sports: The NBA deputy commissioner had a great reaction when he kept getting scooped on draft picks by fans

The fans at the NBA Draft had NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum laughing as they spoiled the news with a little help from Twitter. One of the biggest changes that has affected NBA Draft coverage is the advent of Twitter and specifically, the scoops by NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski. Now colloquially known as "Woj bombs," these scoops are delivered straight ... Read More »