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I’m now free from COVID-19, says Trump

Written by on 12 October 2020

UNITED States (U.S.) President Donald Trump said yesterday his doctors had found he no longer has COVID-19 and would not be a transmission risk to others as he returns to holding big rallies during the final weeks of the race for the White House. Trump’s physician said on Saturday that the president had taken a […]

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At Least Five Security Officials Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Borno Govt’s Convoy

Written by on 26 September 2020

A convoy conveying officials of the Borno State Government has been attacked near Monguno town. The officials were ambushed by Boko Haram terrorists on Friday while they were journeying to Baga, where Governor Babagana Zulum is expected to receive returning IDPs. It is still uncertain what the real casualty figure is, but sources say at […]

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Buhari commiserates with ex-Gov. Fayose over sister’s death

Written by on 23 September 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with former governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose, over the sad loss of his immediate elder sister, Mrs Moji Ladeji. The president’s condolence message is conveyed in a statement by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Wednesday. Buhari prayed God’s comfort […]

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ECOWAS Heads Of State Agree To Reject Forceful Change Of Govt In Mali

Written by on 16 September 2020

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State have unanimously agreed to reject the forceful change of government in Mali. Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking after representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the extraordinary summit of the ECOWAS on the situation in Mali. He said the region’s […]

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EFCC Re-Arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ Others For Fresh N97.4m Fraud

Written by on 15 September 2020

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal office, on Monday, September 14, 2020, re-arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil, a.k.a “Mama Boko Haram” before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on three fresh separate offences of fraud to the tune of N97,400,000.00 (Ninety-Seven Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira) only. Each of […]

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Somaliland Launches Representative Office In Taiwan

Written by on 9 September 2020

Somaliland opened a representative office in Taiwan Wednesday as the unrecognised but de facto sovereign territories deepen a relationship that has sparked angry rebukes from both China and Somalia. Taiwan and Somaliland have grown closer in recent years, finding common ground in their peculiar and isolated international status. Both are thriving self-run democracies that remain […]

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Hauwa Ojeifo honored with inaugural Marca Bristo Fellowship

Written by on 8 September 2020

Human Rights Watch has selected a Nigerian human rights advocate, Hauwa Ojeifo, as the recipient of its inaugural Marca Bristo Fellowship, an award created in memory of the pioneering disability rights icon, Human Rights Watch announced on Tuesday. The fellowship honors emerging activists for their courageous leadership in disability rights. Bristo, who passed away a […]

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