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Mahama, former Ghana President to lead Commonwealth group to observe Zimbabwe Elections

John Dramani Mahama, former president of Ghana, will lead a Commonwealth group to observe Zimbabwe's general elections on 30 July. Zimbabwe is not a member of the Commonwealth. It withdrew from the organisation in 2003 after it was suspended for being...

U.S, U.K ‘dearest of friends’ says Trump in London

President Donald Trump on Thursday in Oxfordshire said that the United States and United Kingdom are not only 'closest of allies' but dearest friends. "Time and again, the common threads that hold us together — our shared history, our shared values,...

Man kills wife’s lover after paternity test for son

A Turkish man, suspicious that his son did not resemble him, killed his wife’s secret lover after paternity tests revealed the truth. Okan Alçıtepe, a printing press worker in Istanbul’s Kağıthane district, asked his wife whether she cheated him soon...

4 boys rescued from Thailand cave as divers work to retrieve others

Rescuers in Thailand have retrieved the first of the 12 boys who have been trapped with their football coach in a cave for two weeks. Four of the boys were extracted from the cave a couple of minutes apart, immediately...

“Please stop” tweeting, Iran’s OPEC Minister to Trump

In a statement to Iranian news agency Shana on Thursday, Iran's OPEC minister, Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, addressed President Trump, who has been demanding on Twitter that OPEC lower oil prices, directly, hoping to set the record straight: "Mr. President ......

‘Psychic’ octopus that predicted Japan’s World Cup results killed

A “psychic” octopus who appeared to have correctly predicted two of Japan’s World Cup results apparently didn't foresee his own demise, getting killed off and “sent to market” because his owner-fisherman decided cash was more important than viral fame. The...

French President Macron reveals real reason for Africa Shrine visit

France President, Emmanuel Macron has given reason behind his decision to visit the African Shrine as part of his visit to Nigeria. Macron who recalled his days in Nigeria about 15 years ago, noting that it was an emotional come-back,...

Trump wants to pull U.S out of World Trade Organization, WTO.

President Trump has repeatedly told top White House officials he wants to withdraw the United States from the World Trade Organization, a move that would throw global trade into wild disarray, people involved revealed Thursday. During the campaign, Trump told NBC's...

U.S withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

The United States withdrew from the U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday after no other countries "had the courage to join our fight" to reform the "hypocritical and self-serving" body, said US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. "In...

Trump slams Canadian PM as ‘dishonest and weak

President Donald Trump, angered by statements made at a news conference by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after Trump left the G7 Conference, said he was withdrawing his endorsement of a joint communique issued by conference participants and may look...
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Alleged Marginalization: 21 Southerners Hold Top Management Positions As COOs, MDs, GMs, Others In NNPC 

  Says top management appointments based on merit   Contrary to allegations of lopsidedness in management appointments at the Nigerian National Petroleum...
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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travels from Brazil

  President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that it was restricting entry for travelers from Brazil, which ranks only behind the United States in the...

Nigeria’s Communications Minister Has Always Degraded Women – Abike Dabiri

  Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chief executive officer (CEO) of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has said Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, has a long...

Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery: Elumelu Moderates as Presidents, US Senator Coons, Other Leaders Brainstorm at UBA Africa Conversations 2020 

    The President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, President of Liberia, H.E George Weah and United States Senator Chris Coons are among a high-level leadership...

Abike Dabiri-Erewa told a big, fat lie – Minister of Communications

    Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, on Sunday issued a stark warning for Nigerias to “ignore the lies" and insist on the truth...