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Shagari: Nigeria, Africa lost a statesman, says IBB

Ibrahim Babangida

A former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda, has said the passing away of the former civilian president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, was a loss not only to Nigeria but Africa at large. Shagari died on Friday at the National Hospital in Abuja after a protracted illness. In a condolence message …

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FG tells Nigerians in diaspora to beware of ‘fake news’


The Federal Government at the weekend Nigerians in the diaspora not to believe everything they read on the social media about happenings in the country, saying most of what emanated from the social media was fake news. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave the advice in …

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Colombia end Africa’s World Cup dream


Colombia ended Africa’s World Cup dream on Thursday after defeating Senegal 1-0 to top World Cup Group H. The South American side finished with six points and Japan ended on four points, edging out Senegal on the fair play criteria. England and Belgium, who play later, will be the opponents …

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