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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...

Plane Shot Down in Iran by Surface-to-Air Missile, Canadian Prime Minister Says

  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he’s received evidence from intelligence sources suggesting the plane that crashed in Iran on Wednesday, killing at least 176 passengers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. “This new information reinforces the need for...

Iraqi Parliament Criminalizes Display of Israeli flag

Following the display of the Israeli flag in pro-independence Kurdish rallies, the Iraqi parliament, known as the Council of Representatives, voted Tuesday to ban the Israeli flag, describing it as a Zionist symbol. "A dangerous phenomenon, representing the hoisting of...
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COVID-19 transmission: NCDC blames youths, says responsible for fatalities of the aged 

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has blamed youths for the transmission of Coronavirus and infecting the elderly across...
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NSITF MD, Executive Directors, others given the boot 

  The Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Mr Adebayo Somefun, has been suspended indefinitely on the orders of President...

NNPC allays fears of fire outbreak on vandalized Lagos pipeline  

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has allayed the fears of Lagos residents of a possible fire outbreak from a vandalized point on its...

Breaking: COVID-19 fatality: Ondo State Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, dies 

  Two days after Ondo State Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu tested positive for Coronavirus, the Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, has died.   Adegbenro, who died at the...

Hushpuppi extradited to U.S. to face cyberfraud, identity-theft and money-laundering charges

    Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as "Hushpuppi" has been extradited from Dubai to Washington, DC to face charges of money laundering and fraud.   One Olalekan Jacob Ponle...