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World Bank Approves $3bn For Vaccines In Africa

The World Bank has approved three billion dollars to cover vaccination in 32 countries around the world, which includes 15 nations in Africa.

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EFCC Boss Says He Gets Death Threats

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday said some persons have threatened to kill him since he assumed office. The anti-corruption agency boss stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. When he was asked to respond to President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent “Corruption is fighting … Continue reading EFCC Boss Says He Gets Death Threats

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Nasarawa NLC Declares Indefinite Strike

  The Organised Labour in Nasarawa State has declared an indefinite strike to begin Tuesday, June 15. The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state, Yusuf Iya made the announcement on Tuesday at the Labour House in Lafia, the state capital. He said the decision to embark on the indefinite strike was … Continue reading Nasarawa NLC Declares Indefinite Strike

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Nigeria’s Inflation Rate To Rise To 5th Highest In Sub-Saharan Africa By End Of 2021 – World Bank

The World Bank says Nigeria's inflation rate is expected to rise to 5th highest in Sub-Saharan Africa by the end of 2021, behind only Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Sudan and Angola.

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Paris To Charge Motorbikes Parking Fees From 2022

  The owners of motorbikes and motorised scooters will have to pay to park their rides in Paris starting next year, a city hall official said Tuesday. Deputy mayor David Belliard, a member of the Greens party, said the two-wheelers could use marked car parking spots and rates would be half of those charged to … Continue reading Paris To Charge Motorbikes Parking Fees From 2022

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Canada: Top Military Boss Resigns After Golf Controversy

    Canada’s number-two military official, Lieutenant General Mike Rouleau, announced his resignation Monday after playing golf with a retired former Chief of Staff being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct. The not-so-simple round of golf drew scrutiny amid concerns about potential for perceived conflict of interest by Rouleau — he was hierarchical superior of the … Continue reading Canada: Top Military Boss Resigns After Golf Controversy

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Messi Frustrated After Argentina Draw With Chile At COPA America

    Argentina superstar Lionel Messi scored a stunning freekick but Chile hit back to earn a 1-1 draw in the Copa America on Monday. Messi’s magical left foot gave dominant Argentina a deserved first-half lead but Eduardo Vargas equalized in the second half after Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez saved veteran midfielder Arturo Vidal’s penalty. … Continue reading Messi Frustrated After Argentina Draw With Chile At COPA America

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Cross River NLC Chairman Regains Freedom After 82 Days

  Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State, Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has been released by his abductors after 82 days in captivity. The Cross River State police command on Tuesday confirmed his release. Police Spokesperson in the state, ASP Irene Ugbo told Channels Television that Ukpepi was released on Monday, June … Continue reading Cross River NLC Chairman Regains Freedom After 82 Days

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Man Charged With Terrorism For Deadly Truck Attack On Canada Muslims

      Canada is pressing terrorism charges against a man accused of mowing down a Muslim family with a pickup truck, killing four, prosecutors said Monday. Five members of the Afzaal family were out for a walk in London, Ontario — around 125 miles (200 kilometers) southwest of Toronto — on June 6, when … Continue reading Man Charged With Terrorism For Deadly Truck Attack On Canada Muslims

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EURO 2020: Denmark’s Eriksen Says ‘I’m Fine’ From Hospital

    Christian Eriksen, the Danish football player who collapsed on the pitch in his country’s opening Euro 2020 game, said that he was doing “fine” in an Instagram post from hospital on Tuesday. “I’m fine — under the circumstances, I still have to go through some examinations at the hospital, but I feel okay,” … Continue reading EURO 2020: Denmark’s Eriksen Says ‘I’m Fine’ From Hospital

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