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Benin Republic ready to be Nigeria’s 37th state -Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama says President Patrice Talon has expressed readiness to cede the Benin Republic to Nigeria to become its 37th state. Onyeama disclosed this to newsmen after a closed-door meeting with Beninoise Minister of Foreign ...

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US President threatens financial, visa sanctions against Nigeria, other anti-gay law countries

President of the United States of America, Joe Biden has threatened to sanction countries that have refused to make laws to accommodate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) people. The President issued a presidential memorandum aimed at ...

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Emirates explains why UAE imposed transit restriction on Nigeria

Emirates Airline has explained that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) policy that bars transit travellers from Nigeria to Dubai and stipulated testing requirements for passengers are in no way intended to single out Nigerian passengers. The UAE, in a travel ...

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Biden reverses ban on Nigeria, others

United States President, Joe Biden in his first day in office, has reversed  some actions of former President Donald Trump. In his first executive orders, Biden reversed Trump’s policies on the coronavirus pandemic, immigration, and climate change. Biden canceled the ...

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Museveni must not be allowed to enjoy stolen mandate-Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian  activist, has urged Ugandans to ensure that President Yoweri Museveni doesn’t enjoy ‘the fruit of a stolen mandate’. On Saturday, the Uganda Election Commission declared Museveni the winner of Thursday presidential election in the country. Chairman ...

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Trump declares state of emergency in DC

United States (U.S.) President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Washington D.C.. The declaration came on the heels of a revelation by the  police of three plots to attack the Capitol Building ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration, ...

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Uganda shuts down social media ahead of presidential polls

The Ugandan government has shut down all social media in the country Tuesday after the country’s longtime leader accused Facebook of taking sides in the upcoming presidential election slated for Thursday. President Yoweri Museveni, 76, apologized for the inconvenience caused ...

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Doctor contracts coronavirus after receiving vaccine

A New York doctor was diagnosed with the coronavirus four days after he received the first dose of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, Ynet reported. The case occurred at Montefiore Hospital in New York. “One of our team members started to ...

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Bill Gates wonders why numbers of cases, deaths are low in Africa

Bill Gates, a co-founder of Microsoft and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), has said he does not understand why coronavirus numbers have not been as high as predicted in Africa. Recall that Gates and his wife, Melinda, had in ...

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75-year-old Israeli man dies two hours after getting COVID-19 vaccine

75-year-old Israeli man has reportedly died two hours after getting COVID-19 vaccine A 75-year-old man from Beit Shean died Monday morning from cardiac arrest, about two hours after receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. The man received the vaccine at 8:30 ...

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