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President Buhari Approves The Composition Of Federal Government’s Team To Engage With Twitter Over Suspension

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria. The approval was announced in a statement in Abuja by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai …

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WORLD BANK & AFRICAN UNION’S COVID-19 AFRICA VACCINE ACQUISITION TASK TEAM WORKS TOGETHER TO DEPLOY VACCINES FOR 400MILLION AFRICANS

The President of the World Bank, Mr. David Malpass, and his senior management team comprised of Dr Axel van Trotsenburg and Dr Makhtar Diop meets with the African Union’s COVID-19 Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) to discuss modalities for a partnership that will accelerate vaccine deployment to Africa. In a …

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NIGERIAN CHRISTIANS PREPARES FOR PILGRIMAGE 2021

The FCT pilgrims welfare board says necessary measures are in place to ensure those intending pilgrims performs both last year and this year’s pilgrim rite this year, This was made known by the director FCT pilgrims welfare board Director,  Mr Dabbara Audu John in his office while briefing Aso radio …

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BURUNDIAN GOVERNMENT GRANTS PRESIDENTIAL PARDON TO 1,300 PRISONERS.

The Burundian Government has granted a presidential pardon to 1,300 prisoners with the aim to decongest the overcrowded jails in the country. The authorities said more detainees are expected to be released in the coming weeks. In an effort to decongest the nation’s prisons, the government said that the presidential …

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CHAD HOLDS FUNERAL FOR SLAIN PRESIDENT IDRISS DEBY

The remains of the slain Chadian president Idris Deby Itno has been given a state burial in Ndjemena the country’s capital. A number of dignitaries had from yesterday been trooping into the capital to pay their last respect to the slain leader. His coffin draped in the country’s national flag …

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CATHOLIC CHURCH GOVERNING BODY BLAMES GOVERNMENT OVER INCREASING VIOLENCE

Religious institutions in Haiti have condemned the ongoing violence which led to the kidnapping of  At least ten people, by gang members.       A Catholic Church in the country has organized a mass to demand the release of the hostages taken by an armed group.   The Catholic …

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PRESIDENT OF DJIBOUTI, ISMAIL OMAR GUELLEH RE-ELECTED FOR A FIFTH TERM AS PRESIDENT.

President of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh has been re-elected for a fifth term as president, after clearing more than 98 percent of the vote defeating his only challenger Zakaria Ismail Farah – after Djibouti’s main opposition parties boycotted the election. According to the provisional results Farah, a 56-year-old contender, ended …

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SENEGAL’S OPPOSITION CALLS FOR NEW RALLY

Senegal’s opposition has called for a fresh rally in the capital Dakar after the arrest of a rival to the president sparked the West African nation’s worst unrest for years. At least five people were killed in clashes between opposition supporters and security forces, which were sparked on Wednesday by …

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Libyan Coastguard Rescue African Migrants From West Coast

  Almost 100 migrants were rescued off the west coast of Libya on Sunday. The Libyan coastguard rescued the African migrants, the majority being from Cameroon, Sudan and Mali, as they attempted perilous sea crossings to Italy. Correspondent Lois Abba Sambo has the details. The migrants were brought to a …

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TRANSPORTATION MINISTER, MR. ROTIMI AMAECHI, LAUDS IMPACT OF CHINA CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (CCECC) TO NIGERIA AS IT MARKS ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY

  Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has lauded the contributions of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) as it marks it’s 40th anniversary.   in a statement signed by the Media Assistant to the Minister, Mrs. Taiye Elebiyo-Edeni, Mr. Amaechi said the company has contributed to Nigeria’s  infrastructural …

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