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OPEC oil output rises in May as cut-exempt Nigeria, Libya pump more

OPEC oil output rose in May, the first monthly increase this year, a Reuters survey found on Wednesday, as higher supply from two OPEC states exempt from a production-cutting deal, Nigeria and Libya, offset improved compliance with the accord by others. According to Reuters surveys, a drop in output in Angola and Iraq and continued high compliance from Gulf producers ...

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Retired Air Chief applauds NAF for its contributions in tackling security challenges

    Air Vice Marshal Emmanuel Edem, (rtd) has applauded the contributions of the Nigerian Air force in tackling the security challenges facing Nigeria. He made the commendation on Wednesday in Yenagoa during the inauguration of residential accommodation for principal officers of the Mobility Command of the Nigerian Air force. Edem observed that the efforts of the Air force in ...

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Normalcy returns to Calabar after Police, Navy clash

  Calabar, May 31, 2017 (NAN) Normalcy has returned to Calabar after a gun duel between the Police and the Nigerian Navy in a part of the city on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a police officer was shot and killed by naval personnel, while the police also shot and injured a naval officer on his ...

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A whistleblower raised false alarm against Ekweremadu and this happened…

  An  upper area court sitting in Gudu, Abuja, the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory remanded a 50 year old  in prison for blowing false whistle against the country’s Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The man identified as Ahmed Echodo had provided false information to the police prompting them to carry out a raid on the resident of Ekweremadu in Maitama, ...

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Two killed, 14 injured as another building collapsed in Lagos

Two persons have been  killed and 14 injured after a 3-storey building collapsed in the Idumota area of Lagos Island in Lagos state, South West Nigeria. The head of state emergency services, known as  Lagos State Emergency Managment Agency (LASEMA),   Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu,  disclosed this in a statement. Tiamiyu said the prompt response of  officials of the rescue agency led ...

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Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — On a visit likely to shape Russia-France ties for years, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin at the sumptuous Palace of Versailles on Monday for what the newly-elected French leader said would be “demanding” talks on Syria, the Ukrainian crisis and other thorny issues driving the rift between Russia and the West. The ...

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LaLiga: I didn’t want to leave Real Madrid – Ronaldo

Ronaldo never wanted to leave Real Madrid but felt he was forced out after a series of rows with Fabio Capello over the Brazilian’s weight. The striker spent five seasons in the Spanish capital after arriving from Inter and went on to score over 100 goals for the club before returning to Italy with AC Milan. During his time with ...

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