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I want my husband back dead or alive – Wife of Lagos cop‘killed’ by militants

Kunle Falayi Monday, May 1, 2016 was not just a sad day for the family of 40-year-old Haruna Odude. For his wife, Iyabo, and five children, it was the most devastating day. In Owutu area of Ikorodu, a
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Nurses protest in Edo over abduction of colleagues

Alexander Okere, Benin TWO nurses of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.  It was gathered that the victims, both
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Workers picket firm over alleged defiance of minister’s directive

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt SCORES of Baker Hughes workers have continued to picket the premises of the company following the alleged refusal of the oil servicing company to obey a directive by th
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PDP chairmanship:Between Sheriff and other contenders

In this piece, OLUSOLA FABIYI writes on the members of the Peoples Democratic Party seeking the party’s leadership positions at the August 17 national convention and the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff’s fac
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Eighth Assembly:Many controversies, little impact

Since the inauguration of the Eighth Assembly about a year ago, it has been largely trailed by one controversy or another and Nigerians have questioned if its productivity has been commensurate with i
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Two feared dead as policeman shoots Nasarawa workers

Umar Muhammed, Lafia Two workers of the Nasarawa State Civil Service were feared dead while five others sustained various degrees of injury when an officer of the Nasarawa State Police Command shot at
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Popular Finance

UPDATE 2-Crews battle to quell California wildfire near Big Sur coast

CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., July 29 (Reuters) - Firefighters battled for an eighth day on Friday to quell a deadly blaze near California's renowned Big Sur coast that has destroyed dozens of homes, th
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COLUMN-If BOJ stands down, only sure thing is lower asset prices: James Saft

July 29 (Reuters) - If the Bank of Japan is indeed turning away from easier monetary policy as a means to fix its economy, then the only thing for certain is lower asset prices.
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BRIEF-Sky, Discovery/Liberty Global participating in auction for Formula One- WSJ

* Sky, Discovery/Liberty Global participating in auction for Formula One; winner of auction could emerge in next few weeks - WSJ, citing sources Source text : http://on.wsj.com/2aiEg1w (Bengaluru
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UPDATE 2-No clean bill of health for EU banks in stress test

* Analysts say results raise questions about profitability (Adds reaction)
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BRIEF-Immune Pharmaceuticals offers up to 3.2 mln shares

* Says it is offering up to 3.2 million shares of co's common stock to institutional investors - SEC filing Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1-646-223-8780)
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Deutsche Bank scrapes through European banks stress test

FRANKFURT, July 30 (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank showed a weaker reading in the European Union's banking stress test than most of its peers, indicating that the lender still has far to go in a revamp it
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BRIEF-Deutsche bank CEO says on track to reach capital ratio of 12.5 pct by end-2018

* We are on track to reach a CET1 ratio of at least 12.5% by the end of 2018
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Einhorn's Greenlight up 5.7 pct for year after strong July - source

BOSTON, July 29 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital added strong gains in July which helped increased the fund's gains for the year since Jan. 1 to 5.7 percent after th
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UPDATE 1-Couple pleads guilty to financial crimes in pharmacy case

BOSTON, July 29 (Reuters) - Two people with connections to a compounding pharmacy that was involved in a deadly meningitis outbreak in 2012 on Friday pleaded guilty to having illegally withdrawn cash
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