Dangote writes Ohanaeze Ndigbo, denies haulage of Almajirai to Southeast

Dangote Industries Ltd has distanced itself from any involvement in the haulage of youths (Almajirai) from Northern Nigeria to the South-east. The company in a letter it addressed to the …

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China set to adopt Hong Kong national security law

Chinese president Xi Jinping China’s parliament is expected to discuss and adopt a controversial national security law for Hong Kong on Thursday, in a move that has spurred protests in …

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Nigeria Reports 389 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Hit 8,733

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Wednesday with 389 cases reported by the country, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The new cases were …

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Makinde inaugurates Mobile Police Unit, presents Hilux trucks for operations

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, kicked off the celebration of his administration’s first year in office with the inauguration of Police Mobile Squadron in Ago-Are and distribution …

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COVID-19: NAF Unveils Locally Produced Emergency Ventilators

The Nigerian Air Force has produced emergency ventilators to support the fight against the deadly COVID-19. The ventilators were unveiled on Wednesday at the Nigerian Airforce Institute of Technology in …

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Trump to issue executive order on social media — reports

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on social media on Thursday, according to local media reports. The reports, citing unnamed White House officials, came a …

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Kano Govt. offers free education to 1,000 repatriated “Almajiri” children

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of KanoBy Muhammad Nur TijaniKano State Government says it will enroll the over 1,000 repatriated Quranic education pupils, generally known as “Almajiri” into formal school system. This …

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FBI to investigate how black man died after being pinned by officer

The FBI and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee, in …

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Heed NCDC guidelines on Edo, Ondo governorship polls, Group urges INEC

An interest group, Governors Mandate Network (GMN), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to closely monitor political parties, ahead of Edo and Ondo elections, to ensure compliance …

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UK Minister Resigns Over Dominic Cummings Lockdown Trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was hit by its first resignation Tuesday over the controversy surrounding top aide Dominic Cummings’ cross-country trip during the coronavirus lockdown when Douglas Ross, …

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