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    Politics Atiku’s U.S. Visit Made Possible Due To Suspension Of Visa Ban – what you need to know – The ScoopNG

    A report by Reuters has claimed that Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was able to visit Washington D.C., the United States in January 2019 due to a temporary suspension of his travel ban to the U.S. Backstory: In a report released on … Read more...
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    Business Oil above $80 lifts stocks, offsets trade and bond market chill – Reuters

    European shares rose and Wall Street was set for a stronger open on Tuesday, as … Read more via Reuters – https://ift.tt/2OWt9dy Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    World South Korea, U.S. to announce suspension of major military drills - Reuters

    South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they..... Read more via Reuters – https://ift.tt/2LVf5iO Get more World News
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    World Police search schools in hunt for Nashville Waffle House shooter – Reuters

    Police hunting for a gunman who fled naked after killing four people at a Nashville Waffle House searched public schools through the night to make sure they would be safe when they reopen on Monday. Read more via Reuters – https://ift.tt/2HSIUjg Get more World News
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    World Israeli PM Netanyahu Rushed To Hospital - Reuters

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed to hospital on Tuesday, Israeli media reported. Netanyahu was suffering from a fever and coughing, several media reports said. Netanyahu’s office had no immediate comment. READ MORE HERE
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    World Facebook Suspends Data Analytics Firm That Worked For Trump Campaign – Reuters

    Facebook Inc on Friday said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign, after finding data privacy policies had been violated. Facebook said in a statement that it suspended Cambridge Analytica and its...
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    World Morocco’s king undergoes successful heart surgery - Reuters

    The 54-year old king was treated at a Paris clinic after suffering from a “heart rhythm disorder” on Jan. 20, the agency said, adding he had been diagnosed with an “atrial flutter”. The surgery normalized the heart rhythm, and the king would be able to resume his duties without any...
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    World U.S. ambassador to Panama resigns, says cannot serve Trump – Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, telling the State Department he no longer feels able to serve President Donald Trump. “As a junior foreign service officer, I signed an oath to serve faithfully...
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    World Salvator Mundi: Leonardo da Vinci's Jesus Christ Painting Sells For Record N162bn - Reuters

    Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, “Salvator Mundi”, sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million (N162bn) on Wednesday at Christie‘s, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction. READ MORE HERE
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    Business Twitter Rolls Out 280 Character Tweets Worldwide - Reuters

    Microblogging website Twitter known for its iconic 140-character tweets, said on Tuesday it would roll out 280-character tweets to users across the world READ MORE HERE
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    World Texas: Alleged Bible Study Teacher Opens Fire On Church Members, Kills 26, 20 Wounded - Reuters

    A gunman with an assault rifle stormed a church in rural Texas on Sunday, killing at least 26 worshippers and wounding 20 others in an attack that has been described as one of the deadliest mass shooting in US history READ MORE HERE
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    World Kenya Decides: Angry Youths Clash With Police As Presidential Election Rerun Holds - Reuters

    Opposition supporters in Kenya have clashed with the Kenyan police as the presidential election rerun holds. Angry youths were reported burning barricades and preventing voting in some towns, seeking to challenge the credibility of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s expected victory. READ MORE HERE
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    World Reuters: Donald Trump's Call Made Me Cry Even Worse - Widow Of Slain US Soldier

    Myeshia Johnson, the widow of a U.S. Army sergeant La David Johnson, killed in Niger this month has revealed that Donald Trump's call to her for condolence made her cry even worse READ MORE HERE
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    Business Global Oil Price Rises To $57.8 Per Barrel

    Oil markets jumped on Monday on concerns over potential renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran as well as conflict in Iraq. An explosion at a U.S. oil rig and reduced exploration activity also supported prices hike. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at 57.85...
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    Politics I Have Not Thought About Running For Presidency in 2019 – Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he has not thought about running for president in the 2019 election. Professor Osinbajo said this on Monday at the FT Africa conference in London where he is one of the speakers, Reuters reported. This comes amid talks about whether President Muhammadu Buhari...
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    World Barbie-like Doll Recites Quran Verses

    French businesswoman and mother Samira Amarir struggled to find toys which could help impart her Islamic faith to her young daughter, so she invented her own. Now the Barbie-lookalike “Jenna” doll, which she designed from scratch to recite four chapters from the Quran, has entered mass...
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    World Japan Holds Competition on How to Dress a Corpse [See PHOTOS]

    A 23-year-old undertaker won a contest at Japan’s biggest funeral expo on Thursday that tested ancient skills in the ritual dressing of the dead. “I practiced every day to prepare for this competition,” said a smiling Rino Terai after her win over three other finalists. “I took videos and made...
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    World German Man Swims To Work, Says He Is Tired of Taking Bus, Bike

    Fed-up with the grind of taking a bus or bike to work every day on congested streets in Munich, Benjamin David started swimming there instead. The burly beer garden worker now packs his laptop and clothes into a waterproof bag which he puts on his back, dons his wetsuit and slides into the...
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    Politics Osinbajo's Fear Of Buhari, Cabal, Makes Him Powerless To Change Nigeria - Reuters

    President Muhammadu Buhari and his loyalists have restrained the acting President, Yemi Osinbajo from performing as the window for the Nigeria's stand-in president to launch bold economic reforms and wrestle the ill-disciplined naira currency into shape is fast closing. President Buhari...