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September 20, 2017 4:31 PM PDP: Ekwueme’s daughter unveiled as Obaze’s deputy

Awka- MRS. Alexandria Chidi Onyemelukwe, daughter of second republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, was yesterday unveiled as the deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 18, 2017 election in Anambra State. Governorship candidate of PDP, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, who introduced Mrs. Onyemelukwe to a large crowd 20

September 11, 2017 9:22 PM Irma leaves 8 dead in US, 'devastation' in Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma is now wreaking havoc in in South Carolina after causing at least eight deaths in Florida and Georgia. A flash flood emergency was issued for Charleston this afternoon as Irma, which was downgraded to a tropical storm this morning, batters the Southeast with torrential rain and dangerous storm surges. As of 5 p.m., Irma was about 150 miles 44

September 11, 2017 7:32 PM Hurricane Irma: Pope Francis condemns climate change sceptics

Pope Francis has warned history will judge world leaders who do not act as he blasted climate change sceptics in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey. The pontiff said the recent storms meant the effects of climate change could be seen "with your own eyes". There have been four major Atlantic hurricanes in less than three weeks. But US Environmental 29

September 8, 2017 12:52 PM Hurricane Irma heads for Bahamas, Cuba, leaving devastation in its wake

Hurricane warning issued for southern Florida Damage from Hurricane Irma is seen in Orient Bay on the French Caribbean island of St. Martin on Thursday, September 7. Employees from an electrical company work to clear a tree felled by Hurricane Irma in Sanchez, Dominican Republic, on September 7. In an image made from video, houses damaged by Hurricane 59

September 6, 2017 7:01 PM Hurricane Irma damage considerable

Hurricane Irma has caused considerable damage on French island territories in the Caribbean, and casualties are expected, France's president says. The impact of Irma on St Martin and St Barts would be "hard and cruel", Emmanuel Macron added. Significant damage is also being reported in the Dutch section of Saint Martin. The category five hurricane, the highest 77

September 6, 2017 2:34 AM Trump says he plans to revisit decision to end Obama's DACA program if Congress can't legalize it within six months

President Donald Trump plans to revisit his administration's decision on Dreamers if Congress can't legalize the DACA program within six months. He announced the news in a tweet on Tuesday night after earlier saying that he has a 'great heart' and a 'great love' for illegal immigrants who came to the US as children. 'Congress now has 6 months to legalize 17

September 6, 2017 12:05 AM Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 Hurricane, Heads for Puerto Rico

With Harvey’s destruction still fresh on people’s minds, Florida hustled into action. Gov. Rick Scott activated the state National Guard to help with hurricane preparations and suspended tolls. The governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and spoke with President Trump, who offered “the full resources of the federal government,” Mr. Scott wrote 38

September 5, 2017 6:45 PM Florida officials begin ordering evacuations as Hurricane Irma intensifies to a Category 5 storm

Authorities in Florida have begun bracing for the potential arrival of Hurricane Irma, a roiling storm that intensified into “an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane” as it churned toward the United States. Even as millions across Texas continue reeling from the impact of Hurricane Harvey, which battered that region with record-setting rain and was blamed 20

September 5, 2017 2:49 PM Catastrophic Hurricane Irma — now a Cat 5 — is on a collision course with Florida

Hurricane Irma is an “extremely dangerous” Category 5, barreling toward the Greater Antilles and Southern Florida. It’s already the strongest hurricane ever recorded outside the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s likely to make landfall somewhere in Florida over the weekend. The storm is life-threatening for the United States and British Virgin 19

September 5, 2017 1:07 PM Hurricane Irma: Caribbean braces for 'extremely dangerous' storm

Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a category five - the highest category - making it "extremely dangerous" as it crosses the Caribbean. It has sustained winds of up to 280km/h (175mph), the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, advising islands in its path to speed up preparations. It is projected to bring storm surges, life-threatening winds and torrential 24