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Asaba residents fear over flooding

FEAR has gripped residents of Asaba and neighbouring communities within the River Niger in Delta State, following flooding that ravaged the area, weekend. Although unconfirmed report said that some persons were swept away by the flood especially those living near the flood plain, state Commissioner, Bureau for Special Duties, Dr. Tony Nwaka, said yesterday, that…

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Mandela remains in intensive care

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – Nelson Mandela remains in serious but stable condition while being treated in intensive care for a lung infection, the South African government said Monday. The 94-year-old was rushed to a Pretoria hospital early Saturday, in the latest health care that has prompted South Africans to come to terms with the mortality of…

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APC in crisis over sharing of offices

THERE is tension in the yet-to-be registered main merger opposition party, All Progressive Congress, over distribution of offices. The APC is a product of a merger between the Action Congress of Nigeria, Congress for Progressive Change, All Nigeria Peoples Party and a faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and it has an avowed mission…