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Trump escalates economic war by crashing Turkey’s currency

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The Turkish currency, lira tumbled over 16 percent to new record lows against the dollar on Friday as strains with the United States intensified. A defiant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proclaimed Turkey would emerge victorious in an “economic war” with the United States as President Donald Trump doubled steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey. The […]

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Mariah Carey’s Australia and New Zealand tour canceled

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The Hero singer; Mariah Carey was due to continue her world tour Down Under in October for several dates that she previously had rescheduled from postponed dates in February. But now, in an statement released on Thursday, Mariah has scrapped the dates. The Grammy Award winner has promised her fans that she will return. ‘It […]

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Kim Kardashian admits ‘hungover’ during Kylie Jenner’s birthday bash

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Kim Kardashian partied hard at Kylie Jenner’s birthday bash Thursday night. The 37-year-old reality star posted a video on her Instagram account the morning after the fabulous fete and admitted she’s ‘hungover’. Wearing a navy hoodie and flower filter, the stunner began the clip: ‘Ok guys…I’m in the gym… and I’m hungover.’ ‘It’s an 8:30 […]

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Nicki Minaj Calls Out Meek Mill, 50 Cent, DJ Khaled & More in ‘Barbie Dreams’

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Nicki Minaj is absolutely not holding back! The 35-year-old rapper just dropped her new album Queen on Friday (August 10), and one of the album tracks, “Barbie Dreams,” already has everyone talking. In the song, which samples “Just Playing (Dreams)” by Notorious B.I.G., which was sampled by Lil Kim for her own “Dreams,” Nicki calls […]

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Police recover stolen vehicles in Benin

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The Zone 5 Police Command, Benin, has arrested a syndicate of five, who specialised in stealing cars, using master keys and two suspected armed robbers. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 5, Benin, Mr Rasheed Olatunde, made this disclosure to newsmen in Benin on Friday. Olatunde said the arrest was in line with the […]

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Gunmen attack Benue villages leaving rumor of dead victims

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Many feared dead as gunmen launched fresh attack on villages in Katsina-Ala Local Government area in Benue state, on Friday. Unconfirmed reports put the number of people killed at more than 11. The attacks, said to have started in the morning, occurred in Tse-Ujoh- Tiev inside Katsina-Ala local government area. Governor Samuel Ortom described the […]

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Newcastle United end up responding to criticism over transfers

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Newcastle United have issued a statement to inform supporters that they believe that the first-team squad has been sufficiently strengthened during the summer transfer window. The Magpies have made seven first-team additions ahead of the new Premier League campaign, but the North-East outfit have still made a profit of approximately £20m. The majority of the […]

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Ribadu warns against legacy of corrupt state

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Pioneer Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has cautioned Nigerians against stealing so as not to hand over a failed nation to their children. Ribadu gave the advice at the presentation of First Year Report of Corruption Anonymous (CORA) project by African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) on […]

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How Gov. Ajimobi forced us out of APC – Rep. Olasupo

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Rep. Abiodun Olasupo (ADC- Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa) has blamed Gov. Abiola Ajimobi for the defection of members of his Unity Forum in the Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) to the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Olasupo who said this at Iwere-Ile in Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State at a town hall meeting with […]

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Aussie teenager Arzani joins Man City

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Australian teenager and midfielder Daniel Arzani has joined England champions Manchester City from sister club Melbourne City. He is expected to be sent out on loan. The 19 year-old Iranian born player was hailed as one of the country’s “brightest young stars” by a Manchester City director after he signed for the Premier League champions […]