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We’ll prosecute those who swindled World Cup fans, FG vows – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Government has vowed to arrest and prosecute the airline travel agents who cancelled the return tickets of 230 Nigerian football fans stranded after the 2018 World Cup Tournament in Russia. The Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Prof. Steve Ugba, said this in an online video statement made available by …

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I didn’t give Atiku N70m to organise rally, Gov Bindow says – Punch Newspapers

Adamawa State governor, Muhammadu Bindow, has described as “malicious and false” a report alleging that he gave N70m to organisers of Saturday’s rally in Yola by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party. Bindow, in a statement on Sunday by his Special Adviser Press …

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BRT service’ll go cashless by Jan 2019 – Tinubu – Punch Newspapers

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit system, Mr Fola Tinubu, in this interview with ANNA OKON talks about the operation of the popular transport system How did your journey into the Bus Rapid Transit system begin? I started …

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In First Lady’s Hometown in Slovenia, the Business Is Melania

SEVNICA, Slovenia — Melania cake. Melania cream. Melania wine. Melania tea. Melania slippers. Melania salami. Melania chocolate-coated apple slices. There are few products that the enterprising burghers of Sevnica, a small, rural Slovenian town where Melania Trump spent her formative years, have not sought to brand in honor of the …

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Dan Coats Denies Criticism of Trump Over Putin White House Visit

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top intelligence official played down on Saturday his seemingly astonished reaction this week to the news that President Trump planned to invite President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to Washington. “My admittedly awkward response was in no way meant to be disrespectful or criticize the actions …

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NASS recess may affect Buhari’s election funding request – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh and LEKE BAIYEWU The National Assembly will on Thursday embark on its two-month annual recess but the lawmakers have yet to act on the virement and supplementary budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. With both the Senate and House of Representatives holding plenary only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and …

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Meet the Teenagers Leading a Climate Change Movement

WASHINGTON — Some of them met on Instagram. Others coordinated during lunchtime phone conferences. Most of them haven’t even graduated from high school. The teenagers behind Zero Hour — an environmentally focused, creatively minded and technologically savvy nationwide coalition — are trying to build a youth-led movement to sound the …

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