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Health minister sorry for saying UK should not 'cower' from Covid

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 05, 2021 Britain’s Health Secretary Sajid Javid, wearing a protective face covering to combat the spread of the coronavirus, arrives for a Service...

Sun Jul 25th, 2021     Read More →

Unjabbed could face new curbs in Germany: Merkel aide

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the Chancellery in Berlin. (Photo by Michael Kappeler / POOL / AFP) People who have not been...

Sun Jul 25th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC records 1 death, 272 new COVID-19 infections

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NCDC. PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded one death and an additional 272 coronavirus infections in Nigeria as at July 24. The NCDC released the information on...

Sun Jul 25th, 2021     Read More →

Sierra Leone to abolish death penalty

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With the unanimous votes by Sierra Leone’s Parliament to abolish the death penalty, Sierra Leone would be the 23rd country in Africa to abolish the death penalty, if President Julius Maada...

Sun Jul 25th, 2021     Read More →

Money, court ‘shopping’ in Anambra Gubernatorial politics

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Charles Chukwuma SoludoThe journey to the off-season governorship election in Anambra State exposes the three peculiar elements that make elections in the state very intriguing and exasperating....

Sun Jul 25th, 2021     Read More →

PIB’s 3% equity may open another frontier of insecurity in Niger Delta, says Dickson

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Seriake DicksonThe Senator representing Bayelsa West, Senator Seriake Dickson addressed the media in the Senate on two contentious issues bothering on the passage of the 3% equity shareholding...

Sun Jul 25th, 2021     Read More →

PIB, debts and way forward for Nigeria

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 26, 2018 a gas flare burns at the Batan flow station operated by Chevron under a joint-venture arrangement with the Nigerian National Petroleum...

Sun Jul 25th, 2021     Read More →

AstraZeneca searching for vaccines for virus-hit Southeast Asia

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Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Saturday it was scouring its supply chain to find more doses of its Covid-19 vaccine for Southeast Asia, which is facing its most serious outbreak yet of the virus. The...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Protesters clash with police as thousands march against Australia lockdown

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A protester, center, is arrested by police at a demonstration at Sydney Town Hall during a ‘World Wide Rally For Freedom’ anti-lockdown rally in Sydney, Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Mick...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Covid cases surpass 40 million in Latin America and the Caribbean

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The number of Covid-19 cases surpassed 40 million on Saturday in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since the first coronavirus infections were recorded last year, the number of cases in the region...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 317 new cases – NCDC

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[FILES] NCDC team. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEIThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded additional 317 COVID-19 cases on July 23, from 187 cases on July 22. The NCDC made...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

NIHSA DG warns Nigerians to brace up for more floods

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The Director-General, Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), Mr Clement Nze , has warned Nigerians to brace up for more floods. He said the country could experience more flooding because of...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Court convicts mother, son, girlfriend for defrauding American of $902,935

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A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has convicted and sentenced a woman, Dora Animam; his son, Gift Kenneth and girlfriend, Spice Chimzi Dandy to prison for internet fraud. The...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

An eye over Tokyo 2020 - A daily diary of the Olympics

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Performers assemble the Olympic Rings during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, at the Olympic Stadium, in Tokyo, on July 23, 2021. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP) That was an...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

International travel largely on hold despite uptick in May

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The biggest crisis in the history of tourism continues into a second year. Between January and May, international tourist arrivals were 85 per cent below 2019 levels (or a 65 per cent drop on...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →