US Sanctions Venezuela Oil Vessels, Cuba Shippers

  US Vice President Mike Pence announced sanctions Friday on 34 vessels of Venezuela’s state oil company and two companies that ship crude to Cuba as Washington pushes to oust President Nicolas Maduro. “Venezuela’s oil belongs to the Venezuelan people,” Pence said in a speech at Rice University in Houston. “Those looking on should know … Continue reading US Sanctions Venezuela Oil Vessels, Cuba Shippers

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Stephen Orueye: We Implore All Staff To Be Calm – LUTH

  The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital on Friday cautioned its staff against making inflammatory statements on the death of Dr. Stephen Urueye, urging that everyone remains calm. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr Kelechi Otuneme, LUTH noted that Urueye, a House Officer in the Department of Medicine, was stabbed by suspected hoodlums … Continue reading Stephen Orueye: We Implore All Staff To Be Calm – LUTH

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Onnoghen Ought To Have Resigned Earlier, Says Professor Tahir

  The Vice Chancellor of Baze University, Professor Maman Tahir, has reacted to the reported resignation of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. Appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday, he stated that one expected Justice Onnoghen to have resigned his position earlier following his trial at the Code of Conduct … Continue reading Onnoghen Ought To Have Resigned Earlier, Says Professor Tahir

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Buhari Prepares With His Team In Jordan Ahead Of World Economic Forum Participation

  President Muhammadu Buhari and his team in Jordan have met as part of final preparations ahead of the president’s presentation at the World Economic Forum (WEF) The President and his team met earlier today ahead of the WEF on the Middle East and North Africa holding on Saturday at the Dead Sea, Amman. President … Continue reading Buhari Prepares With His Team In Jordan Ahead Of World Economic Forum Participation

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BREAKING: American David Malpass Named World Bank President

  David Malpass, a senior US Treasury official in President Donald Trump’s administration, was unanimously chosen Friday as the next president of the World Bank. The selection of Malpass by the bank’s board of directors followed an “open, transparent” nomination process in which citizens of all membership countries were potentially eligible, the bank said in … Continue reading BREAKING: American David Malpass Named World Bank President

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Lin Dan Advances Into Malaysia Open Semi-Final

  Chinese badminton ace Lin Dan advanced to the Malaysia Open semi-finals Friday after beating Japan’s Kanta Tsuneyama in a high-octane match that left his opponent exhausted.  In a gruelling 70-minute match, the 35-year-old five-time world champion floored the much younger Tsuneyama — 13 years his junior — winning 16-21, 21-17, 21-10. The world number … Continue reading Lin Dan Advances Into Malaysia Open Semi-Final

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Amnesty International Condemns Killing Of Nigerian Woman By Saudi Arabia Government

  Amnesty International has condemned the execution of the Nigerian woman by Saudi Arabia. The human rights group in a statement via twitter noted that since 2014, 8 Nigerians have been executed including 7men and 1 woman. According to Amnesty International the highest number of execution was recorded in 2018 with the execution of 5 … Continue reading Amnesty International Condemns Killing Of Nigerian Woman By Saudi Arabia Government

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UN Council To Meet Wednesday On Venezuela

  The UN Security Council will meet Wednesday at Washington’s request to discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, diplomats said. The United States requested the meeting on Thursday amid growing alarm over the impact of a political standoff in Venezuela on families and children. An internal UN report seen by AFP last week said … Continue reading UN Council To Meet Wednesday On Venezuela

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Ishaku Decries Rate Of Clashes Between Taraba, Benue Border Communities

  Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has decried the spate of incessant conflict between Jukun and Tiv communities in Taraba and Benue States. The governor who said this in a statement on Friday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bala Abu, noted that the latest of such conflict was that of Kente, … Continue reading Ishaku Decries Rate Of Clashes Between Taraba, Benue Border Communities

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‘We Want Messi To Always Be At Barca’ – President

  Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has said he plans to offer Lionel Messi a new contract in the hope the Argentinian will stay at the club his whole career. Messi’s current deal runs until 2021, the same year he turns 34, but the Argentinian has been in brilliant form again this season. He has 42 … Continue reading ‘We Want Messi To Always Be At Barca’ – President

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