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No Nigerian casualty in Turkey earthquake – Envoy

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Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, Ismail Yusuf, says no Nigerian is recorded among casualties of the earthquake that hit some cities in Turkey. Yusuf said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...

Ukraine to establish grain hubs in Africa … donates 25,000 tons to Nigeria

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By Jacob Kubeka, (ABUJA) – Despite its current travails at the hands of Russia, the Government of Ukraine has expressed its readiness to establish grain hubs in Nigeria and other African countries. Indeed, the embattled Ukraine has announced a donation of...

Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95

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Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for less than eight years until, in 2013, he became the first...

Biden pats Buhari on the back for deepening democracy in Africa

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By Jacob Kubeka (ABUJA) - US President Joe Biden, has commended his Nigerian counterpart, president Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in deepening democracy not only in Nigeria, but also in Africa. Biden said this on Wednesday in Washington during his meeting...

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 252

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The death toll from an earthquake that shook Indonesia’s main island of Java has risen to 252, a local official told AFP Tuesday. The Cianjur local administration in West Java announced the new toll in an Instagram post. Adam, spokesman...

EU, 4 member countries to provide over 1bn euros for climate adaptation in Africa...

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The European Union (EU) climate policy chief Frans Timmermans told the COP27 summit in Sharm El-Sheikh on Wednesday that the bloc and four member countries will provide more than one billion euros for climate adaptation in Africa. He added that...

Kenya’s foreign affairs minister promises better days ahead for diaspora

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Kenya’s new Cabinet Secretary for Foreign and Diaspora Affairs, Dr Alfred Mutua, has promised to advance the interests of Kenyans at home and protect the welfare of those living abroad. Dr Mutua Thursday took over from Ms Raychelle Omamo, who...

Johnson returns to UK as Sunak qualifies for PM race

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Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday returned to Britain from a holiday to launch an audacious political comeback, as Conservative leadership rival Rishi Sunak reached the minimum threshold to contest the UK’s top job. Johnson cut short a Caribbean...

Lightning strikes kill 21 people in eastern India

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At least 21 people died in India’s eastern state of Bihar in incidents of lightning amid rains over the past 24 hours. An official at the state’s disaster management authority on Tuesday said that those who died were farmers or...

Queen’s coffin lowered into Royal Vault of St George’s Chapel

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The Queen’s coffin has been lowered into the Royal Vault of St George’s Chapel on Monday. As the coffin was lowered, the Dean of Windsor recited Psalm 103, which includes the traditional line: “Go forth upon thy journey from this...

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2019: Atiku begins nationwide tour, set mega declaration for July 21st

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Former vice-president and leading presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will be commencing a consultation and familiarization tour across the country beginning from July 16,...

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