‘They Riddled My Husband With Bullets’: Widow Of Assassinated Haitian President Speaks

  The widow of slain Haitian leader Jovenel Moise, who was critically wounded in the attack that claimed his life, on Saturday issued her first public remarks since the assault, calling on the nation not to “lose its way.” Martine Moise’s comments came three days after she was airlifted to a Miami hospital for treatment … Continue reading ‘They Riddled My Husband With Bullets’: Widow Of Assassinated Haitian President Speaks

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‘Ban On Open Grazing Has Come To Stay In Benue’: Cultural Groups Back Ortom

  The three major socio-cultural organisations of the Tiv, Idoma and Igede ethnic groups in Benue State have backed the law banning open grazing in the state. Speaking on behalf of the three groups at a press conference held on Saturday, the President of Mzough U-Tiv, Mr Iorbee Ihagh also expressed confidence in Governor Samuel … Continue reading ‘Ban On Open Grazing Has Come To Stay In Benue’: Cultural Groups Back Ortom

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Why Many Countries Are Rejecting Nigerian Exports – Foreign Minister

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama on Saturday lamented the rejection of Nigerian exports by other countries. Mr Onyeama was speaking at a meeting in Abuja with the Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Olusegun Awolowo. According to the Minister, the quality of products, especially agricultural products, do not meet … Continue reading Why Many Countries Are Rejecting Nigerian Exports – Foreign Minister

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Ashleigh Barty Beats Pliskova To Win First Wimbledon Title

  Ashleigh Barty won her first Wimbledon title on the 50th anniversary of fellow indigenous Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s maiden crown, beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3 in the final on Saturday. The 25-year-old Australian — who wore a specially-designed dress in tribute to Cawley’s iconic scallop one she sported in 1971 — adds the Wimbledon crown … Continue reading Ashleigh Barty Beats Pliskova To Win First Wimbledon Title

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Haiti Asks US, UN To Send Troops As Fears Of Instability Grow

  Haiti has asked Washington and the UN for troops to secure its ports, airport and other strategic sites after the assassination of president Jovenel Moise opened a power vacuum in the crisis-hit Caribbean nation, an official said Friday. The United States has already said it will send FBI and other agents to Port-au-Prince, two days after … Continue reading Haiti Asks US, UN To Send Troops As Fears Of Instability Grow

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At Least 27 Killed In Two Road Accidents In Algeria

  At least 27 people died in two road accidents in Algeria overnight, including when a bus smashed into a truck, local media reported Saturday. In one crash on Friday night, a bus and truck collided on a road connecting Constantine to the Mediterranean port of Jijel in the northeast of the country, leaving 18 … Continue reading At Least 27 Killed In Two Road Accidents In Algeria

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We Will Use ‘Common Sense Approach’ To Lift 100 Million Nigerians Out Of Poverty – Osinbajo

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said the Federal Government’s goal of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty will be achieved with a simple, common sense strategy. According to a statement signed by his spokesperson Laolu Akande, the Vice President made the remark while chairing the inaugural meeting of the National Steering Committee … Continue reading We Will Use ‘Common Sense Approach’ To Lift 100 Million Nigerians Out Of Poverty – Osinbajo

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Five Dead In Mogadishu Bombing Targeting Police Chief

  Top Somali police chief on Saturday survived an assassination bid by Al-Shabaab militants in a powerful car bomb blast in Mogadishu that left five people dead and a trail of destruction. The bomber, using an explosives-laden vehicle, struck regional police commissioner Farhan Mohamud’s motorcade at a busy intersection in the capital, Somali police spokesman … Continue reading Five Dead In Mogadishu Bombing Targeting Police Chief

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Spanish PM Reshuffles Government

  Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday reshuffled his government for the first time since the left-wing coalition came to power in January 2020. Sanchez said it represented “a generational renewal” because the mean age of the ministers was now 50 instead of 55. And women now make up 63 percent over 54 percent … Continue reading Spanish PM Reshuffles Government

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Unilag Honours Stella Adadevoh, Ibidapo-Obe

  Timothy-Crown Aderibigbe, Lagos Seven years after paying the supreme price to help prevent a devastating outbreak of an Ebola epidemic in Nigeria, the University of Lagos has honoured Dr Stella Adadevoh. Adadevoh was conferred with an honourary doctorate degree during the institution’s 51st convocation award ceremony which held on Thursday. Her son, Bankole Cardoso, … Continue reading Unilag Honours Stella Adadevoh, Ibidapo-Obe

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