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The US has announced it is expanding its curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation. Citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, Tanzania, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar will now be blocked from obtaining certain types of visas. People from those countries will still be able to visit the US as tourists. […]
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Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the federal government is in touch with 16 Nigerians living in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus disease broke out in that part of the Asian country, and it has continued to spread globally. Speaking in Abuja on Friday, the minister said the 16 citizens have not shown interest in returning to […]
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Kobe Bryant and four others were killed when his private helicopter went down in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning The 41-year-old basketball star’s death was confirmed by TMZ Sports Kobe Bryant was reportedly killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning. The 41-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star’s death was confirmed […]
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The European parliament, legislative branch of the European Union, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of overseeing the persecution of Christians in the Northern part of Nigeria where Sharia law is in practice. The EU in a new report released on January 16, 2020 said over 6000 Christians had been murdered by “Fulani militants […]
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PALM BEACH, Fl. — Deputies with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of someone screaming for help at a neighbor’s home on Dec. 29, 2019. After showing up to the Lake Worth Beach home, the deputies soon discovered that the supposed “victim” was actually a parrot named Rambo. The homeowner was changing […]
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a U.S. official said. Monday’s comments by the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, follow escalating tension between the […]
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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, on Monday, called on Iran to “refrain from further violence and provocations” after Tehran threatened retaliation over a U.S. airstrike that killed top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. “At our meeting today, in Brussels, allies called for restraint and de-escalation following an urgent meeting of NATO ambassadors. “New conflict will be in […]
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Mr. Eeben Barlow, South African military contractor, who’s company was sub-contracted to find the Chibok girls by the Goodluck Jonathan government, has told Aljazeera that the United States of America financed President Muhammadu Buhari’s election. He was being interviewed by Talk to Aljazeera. Mr. Barlow said it was the United States that asked for their […]
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – In an apparent slip of the tongue on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described Israel as a nuclear power before correcting himself with a bashful nod and an embarrassed smile. Israel is widely believed to have an atomic arsenal but has never confirmed or denied that it has nuclear weapons, maintaining a […]
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A white-bearded man robbed a bank two days before Christmas then threw the money in the air and enthusiastically wished passers-by a merry Christmas, witnesses have said. Police said “an older white male” robbed the Academy Bank in Colorado Springs on Monday lunchtime. “He robbed the bank, came out, threw the money all over the […]
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The United States on Friday issued a warning to Nigeria and two other countries over what it perceives as lack of religious freedom and persecution of minority groups. The Donald Trump administration states that Nigeria remains a ‘country of particular concern,’  even as Sudan was removed from the blacklist of countries lacking religious freedom. The State […]
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Ruling against ex-army chief draws sharp rebuke from country’s powerful military establishment Former army chief Pervez Musharraf, in a file photo from April 2013, has been living in the United Arab Emirates. PHOTO: ANJUM NAVEED/ASSOCIATED PRESS By Saeed Shah and Waqar Gillani ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—A court handed down a death sentence for Pakistan’s self-exiled former army dictator, […]

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Why do dangerous bigots like Nasir El-Rufai like to conveniently and hypocritically rail against the zoning of political offices? They are actually talking about the presidency, and what they mean is basically that when their “turn” is over, they should be allowed to keep power or at least try to keep it. One wonders why […]
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Why do dangerous bigots like Nasir El-Rufai like to conveniently and hypocritically rail against the zoning of political offices? They are actually talking about the presidency, and what they mean is basically that when their “turn” is over, they should be allowed to keep power or at least try to keep it. One wonders why […]
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The lawmaker representing Adamawa Northern Senatorial Zone in the 9th Assembly, Ishaku Elisha Abbo, known as Cliff has felicitated Malam Nuhu Ribadu the founding anti-corruption Star at sixty. Abb has described the pioneer Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Ribadu as a “detribalised and wonderful” Nigerian. Abbo said this while wishing the ACN Presidential […]