Russian Teenager ‘Blows Himself Up’ At Orthodox School

  A Russian teenager tried to blow himself up at an Orthodox school in a 14th-century convent outside Moscow on Monday, wounding ten children.  The attacker, an 18-year-old former student of the school, survived. He was taken into intensive care and had his leg amputated after suffering injuries, authorities said. “The person who tried to … Continue reading Russian Teenager ‘Blows Himself Up’ At Orthodox School

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Benin Kingdom Takes Legal Possession Of Repatriated Bronzes

   The Oba of Benin Oba Ewuare II on Monday received the legal documents of the deed of transfer of the return of the bronze cockerel and the Oba bronze head recently handed over to Nigeria in the United Kingdom. The legal documents were perfected at the palace of the Oba of Benin when … Continue reading Benin Kingdom Takes Legal Possession Of Repatriated Bronzes

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Uzodinma Commends Security Agencies For Arresting ‘Cannibals’

   Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma on Monday commended security agencies for arresting about 30 suspected kidnappers who he described as ‘cannibals’. The arrests were made by a combined team of security operatives after two traditional rulers were kidnapped in Imo state on Sunday. According to Uzodinma, the arrests were a sign the new … Continue reading Uzodinma Commends Security Agencies For Arresting ‘Cannibals’

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US Capitol Riot Panel Moves To Hold Trump’s Aide In Contempt

  Lawmakers investigating the assault on the US Capitol prepared Monday to vote on recommending criminal contempt charges against Donald Trump’s former chief of staff for refusing to testify. Mark Meadows has made clear he has no intention of complying with a subpoena to appear before the cross-party January 6 congressional select committee and missed a … Continue reading US Capitol Riot Panel Moves To Hold Trump’s Aide In Contempt

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Tornado Death Toll Now 79 As Biden Plans To Visit

  Kentucky officials expressed relief on Monday that dozens of workers at a tornado-shattered candle factory had survived the twisters that left at least 79 people dead and a trail of destruction across six US states. Governor Andy Beshear said 65 deaths have been confirmed in the southeastern state and choked up as he told … Continue reading Tornado Death Toll Now 79 As Biden Plans To Visit

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Support Nigerians’ ‘Hustle’: Osinbajo Tells NAFDAC, CAC, SON, Others

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has asked relevant Ministries, Departments, and Agencies of government to support the “hustle” of Nigerians. At the yearly review of how Federal Government agencies relate with Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in the country, the Vice President asserted that one critical role of the MDAs is to create a … Continue reading Support Nigerians’ ‘Hustle’: Osinbajo Tells NAFDAC, CAC, SON, Others

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IGP Describes 2021 As Challenging, Asks Officers To Brace Up For 2022

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Usman Baba, has described 2021 as challenging owing to threats to internal security by the activities of bandits, secessionists and kidnapping syndicates. He made the comment while speaking at a meeting with senior police officers in Abuja on Monday. While commending the senior officers for their efforts in maintaining … Continue reading IGP Describes 2021 As Challenging, Asks Officers To Brace Up For 2022

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Barcelona To Play Napoli In Europa League Knockout Play-Offs

  Barcelona will face Napoli in the Europa League knockout round play-off stage after the Catalan giants crashed out in the Champions League group stage for the first time since the 2000-01 season. Xavi Hernandez’s Barca will continue their European campaign in the second-tier competition, with the winner of their tie with Napoli advancing to … Continue reading Barcelona To Play Napoli In Europa League Knockout Play-Offs

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‘You Saved Our Lives’: 273 Refugee Afghan Musicians Arrive Portugal

  Portugal on Monday welcomed 273 Afghan refugees including students and teachers from a national music school who had fled Afghanistan to escape Taliban reprisals. The Taliban banned music under their strict interpretation of Islamic law during their first stint in power between 1996 and 2001 and there are fears they will reinstate similarly draconian … Continue reading ‘You Saved Our Lives’: 273 Refugee Afghan Musicians Arrive Portugal

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Hamilton Fuelled To Make History In 2022

  After the chaos and confusion of that now infamous last lap in Abu Dhabi on Sunday which saw Max Verstappen claim his first world title, what of the vanquished Lewis Hamilton, the man who led the race for so long and was so agonisingly close to an unprecedented eighth world title? At 36, the … Continue reading Hamilton Fuelled To Make History In 2022

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