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Death toll in Nigeria jihadist attack rises to 30

The death toll from a jihadist attack on the convoy of the regional governor in northeast Nigeria has risen to ...


Besides Mali, Russia Keenly Interest in Five-Nation Sahel Group

Russia's alleged involvement in the political change on August 18 in Mali, a former French colony with the fractured economy ...


AI technologies to bring more opportunities in Nigeria: official

LAGOS, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies have the potential to open up tremendous opportunities for access to ...


South Nigeria road crash kills 4, injures 4

ABUJA, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Four people were killed and four others injured Monday when multiple vehicles crashed in Nigeria's ...


At least 1,000 displaced persons return home in NE Nigeria: governor

LAGOS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- At least 1,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned home in Baga, a town in ...


13 Boko Haram militants surrender to Nigerian troops

ABUJA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Nigerian military on Sunday confirmed that 13 suspected Boko Haram militants surrendered to troops ...


Bangladesh, Nigeria sign MoU on establishing bilateral consultations mechanism 

Bangladesh, Nigeria sign MoU on establishing bilateral con... United News of Bangladesh ...


Bangladesh, Nigeria sign MoU on bilateral consultations

Bangladesh, Nigeria sign MoU on bilateral consultations The Financial Express ...


NLPGA ignores PPPRA's N2.5bn u2018Administration Tax' on LPG

The Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA), has rejected moves by the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). ...


Oil firms spill 3,346 barrels of crude oil in eight months u2015 Investigation

Oil and gas companies operating in Niger Delta spilled 3,346.94 barrels of crude oil, an equivalent of 532,078 litres, in ...


Lagos govt unveils plans for 2020 economic summit

Lagos State Government, on Sunday, unveiled plans to hold its eight economic summit this year, saying it has so far ...


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Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

Trump wants Biden to be tested for drugs prior to debate

WASHINGTON, DC, September 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Indian prime minister laments India's role at United Nation

New York/New Delhi [US/India], September 26 (ANI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for the reforms "in the responses, ...

Saturday is International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

NEW YORK, New York - On the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons marked on Saturday, the ...

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International freight depressed due to lack of planes in air

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday released data for global air freight markets in August ...

Global stocks rebound runs out of steam on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The worldwide rally in stocks of the previous 24 hours came to a halt in Asia ...

Criticism mounts in China over 'bullying' of social media platform

The logo of TikTok is seen on a smartphone screen in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Aug. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu ...

U.S. stocks make solid gains following similar rallies abroad

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday in line with global share markets. "Today's market is being ...

Fifth most visited city in world prepares for long Winter

SINGAPORE - These days, the desolate streets and shuttered businesses in popular tourist areas in Singapore like Little India and ...

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John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit to win Irish Open

CO ANTRIM, Northern Ireland - John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit at Galgorm Castle Golf Club, firing a sublime final ...


Paying commission to academics reduces the value of research

Many universities around the world pay academics to publish their research. Our recent study in South Africa, though, suggests they ...


How social security could make life better in South Africa after COVID-19

The national state of disaster declared by the South African government on 15 March 2020 was a direct response to ...


Zambian study points to why some mothers don't carry on taking HIV drugs

There are more than 85,000 children living with HIV in Zambia. The primary source of infection is from mother to ...


South Africa mulls future of its military to make it fit-for-purpose

South Africa's parliament has opened discussions about how to redesign the country's lumbering military to make it fit-for-purpose for the ...


'King' Harris takes tennis message to townships

Having supplanted Kevin Anderson as South Africa's No 1, Lloyd Harris is a man on a mission - to take ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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