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North Korea calls Trump threat of ‘fire and fury’ a ‘load of nonsense’

-ANIETIE UDOBIT   North Korea's military has called President Donald Trump's threat warning of "fire and fury" a "load of nonsense." In a statement released today through the Korean Central News Agency, a state-run media outlet, Gen. Kim Rak Gyom, commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army, said Trump's comments

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Senate Makes U-turn, Orders Arrest of 30 CEOs

By STELLA UKWUOMA  The Nigerian Senate on Friday ordered the arrest of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of 30 companies operating in Nigeria alleged to have been involved in the revenue loss of the country’s maritime sector to the tune of N30 trillion.   The affected companies had been invited to appear before the Red

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Boko Haram Insurgence: Trump considers selling of high-tech attack planes to Nigeria

-Anietie Udobit,agency reports   The Trump administration is considering sale of a nearly $600 million high-tech attack planes to Nigeria, officials said Thursday. The goal is to shore up the West African nation's ability to fight Boko Haram and other extremists, despite U.S. concerns about human rights abuses by Nigerian security forces. The

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Nigerian senators attacked in Kaduna

-Anietie Udobit,Abuja   Two Nigerian senators, Shehu Sani and Suleiman Hunkuyi, were on Sunday attacked by suspected thugs during a press briefing in Kaduna. Mr. Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central, confirmed the development to online newspaper this afternoon. He alleged the attackers were sponsored by Kaduna State Government. Mr. Sani said he and

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