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Black Iraqis expose long history of racism, slavery

    The death of George Floyd during his arrest in the US city of Minneapolis last month has shed light on the plight of another community: Black Iraqis. Although they have lived in Iraq for more than 1,000 years, the black...

Iran issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump over Gen. Qassem Soleimani’s murder

  The government of Iran as issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining U.S President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. Government...

Viral Images of Coronavirus Victim’s Body Cause Uproar in India

  A viral video showing an earthmover carrying the corpse of a suspected coronavirus victim has triggered anger and condemnation in India, where the bodies of people killed by the pandemic are being mistreated amid a spike in cases that...

Ghana offers to rebuild demolished house at Nigerian embassy

As a follow-up to the apology offered Nigeria, Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Ministry says the country will reconstruct the building demolished at the Nigerian High Commission in Accra last week. The Foreign Affairs Minister, Ms. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey  said the government...

ECOWAS endorse Okonjo-Iweala for WTO DG

  The Economic Community of West African States,  ECOWAS, Monday endorsed Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation for the period of 2021-2025.  The regional body also called on other African and Non African countries...

Qatar Airways resumes flights to 4 U.S cities

    Qatar Airways has announced resumption of flights to New York, Boston, Los Angeles and Washington Dulles in the US. The national carrier on Thursday said its “commitment to the US market has not waivered throughout this unprecedented crisis.” Qatar Airways said...

COVID-19: China promises to provide vaccines free to Africa after successful clinical trial 

    China,  leading the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, says it will supply any vaccine against virus to African first free of charge.     Pinning their hopes on a technology that has been used for decades, China's five out of 10 potential...

Coronavirus: U.K Govt Approves Dexamethasone in ‘biggest breakthrough yet’

  The U.K. government has approved the use of dexamethasone — the first coronavirus drug that scientists says has been shown to save lives — and it costs just £5 ($6) (N4,000) per patient. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson described it...

Chinese military scientist arrested for allegedly stealing U.S lab research work

  The U.S  security operatives recently arrested a researcher from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA)  at Los Angeles International Airport while attempting to depart from the US after he was found to have lied on his visa application. Xin Wang, the...

U.S President Trump says he’ll leave office peacefully if he loses election

    U.S President Donald Trump on Friday sought to brush aside fears he might not leave office willingly if the Presidential election doesn’t go his way.   “Certainly, if I don't win, I don't win,” he told Fox News’ in an interview....
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NNPC Chief Operating Officer Ewubare Submits Resignation in Shock Move, Leaves Corporation in Limbo

  Roland Ewubare, chief operating officer of joint ventures and business development at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has...
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Fatal cosmetic surgery: Surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju, faces trial 

  For carrying out a failed cosmetic surgery, a plastic surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju of MedContour, is to face prosecution in court.   She is being prosecuted...

Post-Covid-19 initiatives for creative industry will be implemented, says Information Minister 

  Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has given avowed commitment for a diligent implementation of the post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee recommendations for the Creative...

Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of...

Remdesivir first coronavirus drug to receive EU approval 

The first drug to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union has been given the green light, with the European Commission approving...