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Gunmen Kill Two Female Judges In Afghanistan

  Gunmen shot dead two Afghan women judges working for the Supreme Court in an early morning ambush in the country’s capital Sunday, officials said, as a wave of assassinations continues to rattle the nation. Violence has surged across Afghanistan in recent months despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and government — especially in … Continue reading Gunmen Kill Two Female Judges In Afghanistan

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No Delay To Australian Open Despite Fourth Positive COVID-19 Case – Craig Tiley

  Australian Open chief Craig Tiley insisted Sunday the Grand Slam would begin as scheduled next month, while admitting it was “not a great situation” for the 47 players who have been confined to their hotel rooms. The tournament was thrown into disarray on Saturday when three people tested positive to Covid-19 on two of … Continue reading No Delay To Australian Open Despite Fourth Positive COVID-19 Case – Craig Tiley

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Man With Gun, Over 500 Rounds Of Ammunition Arrested Near US Capitol

  A man with a loaded handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition has been arrested in Washington at a security checkpoint near the US Capitol, authorities said. Wesley Allen Beeler, of Virginia, had driven to a checkpoint on Friday evening and tried to use a phony credential to access the restricted area where … Continue reading Man With Gun, Over 500 Rounds Of Ammunition Arrested Near US Capitol

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Biden’s Inauguration: US On Alert For Armed Protest

  Joe Biden’s top aide said Saturday the incoming president would sign about a dozen executive orders on his first day in office, as police fearing violence from Trump supporters staged a nationwide security operation ahead of the inauguration. Authorities in Washington, where Wednesday’s inauguration will take place, said they arrested a man with a … Continue reading Biden’s Inauguration: US On Alert For Armed Protest

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Five Shot Dead In Rare Mexico City Attack

  Five people were shot dead in central Mexico City, the local security secretariat said Saturday, a rare attack in the capital and likely linked to organized crime, according to local media. The attack occurred late Friday at the town hall in Miguel Hidalgo, one of the most prosperous districts of Mexico City. Police responding … Continue reading Five Shot Dead In Rare Mexico City Attack

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Nigeria Records 1,598 More COVID-19 Cases, Seven Deaths

  Nigeria has recorded 1,598 more COVID-19 cases and seven deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Saturday night via its Twitter handle. According to the health agency, Lagos remains the epicentre of the virus with 461 new cases, trailed closely by the FCT with 206 cases. The other states whose … Continue reading Nigeria Records 1,598 More COVID-19 Cases, Seven Deaths

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COVID-19: Lagos Chief Judge Restricts Court Attendance

  The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon. Justice Kazeem Alogba, has restricted the number of persons to be in attendance in courts. This was done as a precautionary measure to check the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. In a circular dated January 15, the Chief Judge said only those engaged in essential services … Continue reading COVID-19: Lagos Chief Judge Restricts Court Attendance

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Female Professor Emerges Vice Chancellor At Yobe University

  The Governing Council of Federal University, Gashua in Yobe state has approved the appointment of Professor Maimuna Waziri as the new Vice-Chancellor of the University. This was the outcome of the fifth Council meeting of the University which held on Saturday. Professor Maimuna Waziri is a Professor of Chemistry. She will succeed incumbent Vice-Chancellor, … Continue reading Female Professor Emerges Vice Chancellor At Yobe University

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NIMC To Reactivate 20 Centres For NIN Enrollment In Abuja

  The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has approved the reactivation of 20 centers within the FCT to ease the process of enrollment for the National Identification Number (NIN). This is according to a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Communications at the NIMC, Kayode Adegoke. READ ALSO: NIMC Workers … Continue reading NIMC To Reactivate 20 Centres For NIN Enrollment In Abuja

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EPL: Mount Lifts Chelsea Over Fulham

  Mason Mount put Chelsea back on track with the late strike that sealed a vital 1-0 win at 10-man Fulham, while Sam Allardyce got his first victory as West Bromwich Albion boss in a 3-2 success at Wolves on Saturday. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was under pressure after three Premier League games without a … Continue reading EPL: Mount Lifts Chelsea Over Fulham

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