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Military destroys 167 illegal refineries, arrests 18 alleged oil thieves in Niger Delta

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The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Delta Safe and Operation Dakatar da Barawo, discovered and destroyed 167 illegal refineries in Niger Delta in three weeks. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, said this while briefing newsmen...

Zimbabwe moves to stem currency depreciation

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Zimbabwe's central bank has banned third country foreign payments, except for fuel, in measures to facilitate critical transactions to keep the economy going smoothly and encourage remittance of export proceeds back to the country. "Banks shall with immediate effect not process...

Somali Prime Minister Hussein Roble to leave post to respect ethnic balancing

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Somalia Prime Minister Hussein Roble will be leaving his post once the new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud names his substantive government, in line with Somalia’s delicate clan balancing to ensure no clan dominate the government. Mr Roble and President Mohamud...

Buhari Government accuses Facebook of attempts to instigate ethnic hatred in Nigeria

By Barbara Kalu (ABUJA) - Barely five months after the operations of American microblogging and social networking company, Twitter, were restore in Nigeria, there are fresh fears that the Government may suspend Facebook for opening its platform to the...

75th World Health Assembly to focus on “Health for Peace, Peace for Health”

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17 May 2022, Geneva -- In a world threatened by conflict, inequities, the climate crisis and pandemics, the 75th session of the World Health Assembly will stress the importance of building a healthy and peaceful planet by harnessing science,...

Buhari congratulates new Somali President, Hassan Mahmoud for a successful comeback

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By David Iorja (ABUJA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly elected Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mahmud, "for successfully staging a comeback after being unseated in 2017." President Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant (Media &...

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, WHO Report shows global health achievements

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By Grace Audu (HEALTH CORRESPONDENT) - The  2020-2021 Results Report of the World Health Organization (WHO),has indicated significant achievements across the global health spectrum despite the the COVID-19 pandemic. Released ahead of the World Health Assembly next week, the report details such...

Biden approves redeployment of U.S. troops to Somalia

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U.S. President Joe Biden has approved a plan to redeploy U.S. troops to the eastern African country of Somalia to counter the extremist group al-Shabab, according to the White House. Drawn from forces already deployed in Africa, less than 500...

President Buhari hails renowned Nigerian Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala at 71

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By Lawrence Oshodi (SPORTS CORRESPONDENT) - President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to renowned goalkeeper of the Green Eagles (now Super Eagles) of Nigeria, Emmanuel Okala, as he marks his 71st birthday today. The Nigerian President, in a statement by...

TotalEnergies, partners inaugurate projects in six Nigerian states

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By Mbafan Ade (BUSINESS CORRESPONDENT) -  French multinational integrated oil and gas company, TotalEnergies and partners have inaugurated projects in the states of Borno, Benue, Kaduna, Gombe, Delta and Anambra. This is part part of TotalEnergies' Batch 4 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)...