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We don’t want war, we want referendum –IPOB

Tony Okafor, Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra on Tuesday said the mission of the group was being misconstrued by most Nigerians. It said the group had not thought of using war as a solution to ach
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Brexit: Being born in UK no longer a guarantee of automatic citizenship

Pregnant women who travel to the United Kingdom to have their babies for the primary purpose of securing automatic British citizenship for them may be in for a surprise, as the authorities have conclu
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Loan repayment: Banks’ shareholders push for Etisalat takeover

Some shareholder groups in the nation’s capital market on Tuesday urged Etisalat Nigeria to settle the N1.2bn debt it owed 13 commercial banks to avoid a takeover. A cross section of the shareholder g
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Workers welfare not properly captured in 2017 budget – Labour

The Nigeria Labour Congress says workers welfare is not properly captured in the 2017 national budget. The NLC President, Mr Ayuba Wabba, said this while speaking with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. “Ou
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Court didn’t validate National Assembly’s bid to increase budget –Falana

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Tuesday faulted the claim that a Federal High Court in Abuja had, last year, affirmed the power of the National Assembly to increase
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IMF cuts forecasts for US economic growth

The body reins back its growth estimates due to uncertainty about White House policies.
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Armenian exports to EEU member states rises by 25%

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EU slaps Google with $2.7bn fine for manipulation of search results

The European Commission has fined American IT giant Google €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) for breaching competition rules with its online shopping service. The firm was accused of putting
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Major global companies hit by cyber attacks

Danish shipping and oil firm A.P. Moller-Maersk has reported its computer systems crashed as a result of a cyber attack on Tuesday. The company called it a global issue. Read Full Artic
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Will Theresa May impose ID cards on everyone ‘by the backdoor’ after EU migrants deal?

Three million EU citizens residing in the UK may be forced to carry an ID card to access basic rights under Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans. However, there are now fears the p
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WADA allows Russian anti-doping agency to plan & coordinate testing under UK body supervision

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) is now permitted to plan and coordinate testing under the supervision of international exp
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More than half of foods marketed to kids are junk – obesity research

Your morning cereal featuring Tony the Tiger on the box is likely to turn out to be an unhealthy option, as a new study conducted by Australian obesity researchers branded half the prod
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