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Borno holds first Independence parade after 12 years

Borno State government marked the 62nd Independence Anniversary of Nigeria on Saturday with a parade, the first in 12 years since the Boko Haram insurgency began. Governor Babagana Zulum presided over the ceremony held at Ramat Square in Maiduguri. He said the event was made possible by the return of …

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Arsenal sink 10-man Tottenham in north London derby 

Arsenal underlined their credentials as genuine contenders for the Premier League title with an impressive 3-1 win over 10-man Tottenham in a bruising north London derby on Saturday. Mikel Arteta’s side made it seven wins from eight league games this season as they moved four points clear at the top …

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One-million-man march for Obi disrupts independence celebration

Supporters of Labour Party Presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, on Saturday, embarked on a one-million-man march that disrupted the 62nd  Independence Day celebration in Asaba, the state capital. The unprecedented and intimidating crowd that marched from the Inter-bus roundabout along Nnbisi road, kept increasing as they shut down the city …

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We’ll mobilise far-reaching support for Obi’s victory

Labour Party Support Movement said on Saturday in Abuja that it would use its vast network to mobilise voters towards Peter Obi’s success in the 2023 presidential election. Inaugurating the group, Mr Chuks Ezurike, its Director-General, expressed the commitment of the group to bringing the Labour Party to higher political …

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Obi-Datti supporters ground Warri roads

Independence Day was observed in Warri, Delta State on Saturday mainly by Labour Party faithful adorning the green-white-green national colour rallying all over the metropolis in support of the 2023 Presidential aspiration of Mr Peter Obi. As early as 8 o’clock in the morning, the supporters drawn from various communities …

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ICAO, Qatar to partner Nigeria on aviation varsity

The President of the International Civil Aviation Organisation Council, Salvatore Siacchitano, has restated the commitment of the organisation to partner with Nigeria in the establishment, provision of funding and faculty of the African Aviation and Aerospace University in Abuja. According to a statement by the Special Assistant to the Minister …

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Ukraine: 20 dead after attack on civilian convoy

The bodies of 20 people were found following an attack on a convoy of cars with civilians near the town of Kupiansk in northeastern Ukraine, the governor of the Kharkiv region said on Saturday. “In the Kupiansk district, a shot-at convoy of cars containing civilians was found. According to preliminary …

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