20 Civilians Dead As Syrian Govt Set To Retake Key Highway

  At least 20 civilians were killed on Sunday as Syrian regime forces were poised to retake a key motorway connecting Damascus to second city Aleppo, after weeks of battles in the rebel-held Idlib region, a monitor said. The regime and its Russian ally have been engaged in a fierce weeks-long offensive to take back … Continue reading 20 Civilians Dead As Syrian Govt Set To Retake Key Highway

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India Bus Hits Power Line, 10 Killed

  At least 10 people in India were killed when their bus made contact with a roadside power line and caught fire, officials said late Sunday. The accident occurred in the eastern state of Odisha, near Mandarajpur, when part of the bus carrying about 40 passengers ignited after touching an 11-kilovolt power line, the Press … Continue reading India Bus Hits Power Line, 10 Killed

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Northern Elders Forum Is A Quasi-Organization With No Credible Membership – Femi Adesina

  Special Adviser to President on media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina has described the statements by the Northern Elders Forum as comments from a quasi-organization that boasts of no credible membership, and its leader is akin to a general without troops. Mr Adesina said in a statement that “hearing that title, northern elders forum, … Continue reading Northern Elders Forum Is A Quasi-Organization With No Credible Membership – Femi Adesina

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We Will Ensure Adequate Resources For Research And Development, Buhari Assures

  President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, affirmed that Nigeria recognizes the centrality of science and technology in the development process and will ensure adequate resource allocation for research and development. Speaking at a breakfast meeting of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) organized by the … Continue reading We Will Ensure Adequate Resources For Research And Development, Buhari Assures

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PHOTOS: Buhari Meets Obasanjo, Adesina, Others At AU Summit

  President Muhammadu Buhari was joined by many prominent African Leaders at the ongoing 33rd AU Summit in Addis Ababa on 9th Feb 2020. At the opening of proceedings on Sunday, President Buhari met some highly important diplomats and statesmen, one of such is Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Some others who met with … Continue reading PHOTOS: Buhari Meets Obasanjo, Adesina, Others At AU Summit

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Bale Returns As Madrid Come From Behind To Beat Osasuna

  Gareth Bale came back into the team and Real Madrid came back to beat Osasuna on Sunday as a 4-1 victory in Pamplona strengthened their hold on top spot in La Liga. Bale had been left out completely for Madrid’s previous four matches but the Welshman returned to the squad and the starting line-up … Continue reading Bale Returns As Madrid Come From Behind To Beat Osasuna

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Sheffield United Weather The Storm To Climb To Fifth

  Sheffield United closed to within two points of a Champions League place by coming from behind to keep Bournemouth perilously close to the relegation zone with a 2-1 win at Bramall Lane. John Lundstram came off the bench to score the winner as the Blades moved up to fifth after Billy Sharp had cancelled … Continue reading Sheffield United Weather The Storm To Climb To Fifth

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SERAP Drags FG, Cross River To ECOWAS Court Over ‘Sham Trial Of Agba Jalingo’

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the government of Nigeria and Cross River state government of governor Ben Ayade to ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja “over the prolonged, arbitrary detention; unfair prosecution; persecution, and sham trial of journalist Agba Jalingo.” Jalingo, who is the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, was arrested on … Continue reading SERAP Drags FG, Cross River To ECOWAS Court Over ‘Sham Trial Of Agba Jalingo’

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NLC Suspends Indefinite Industrial Action After Five Days Of Strike In Niger

  The Nigerian Labour Congress in Niger State has suspended the indefinite strike action it embarked upon five days ago. The suspension of the strike follows an agreement between organised labour and the state government on immediate implementation of the new minimum wage of thirty thousand naira and the consequential adjustments on salaries of civil … Continue reading NLC Suspends Indefinite Industrial Action After Five Days Of Strike In Niger

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Thai City Holds Vigil For 30 Victims Of ‘Unprecedented’ Mass Shooting

Holding candles and writing condolences as monks chanted prayers, hundreds of Thais held an evening vigil Sunday for the 30 victims of an "unprecedented" mass shooting carried out by a soldier.

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