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UCTH moves against medical tourism with modern equipment

The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has said it acquired Direct Digital X-ray System, 4D Ultra Sound Scanner and 32 Slide City Scanner for the…

  

Photos: Buratai, Oluwo of Owu Kuta, others attend burial of late Col Isaac Ayodele

LT General Tukur Yusuf Buratai Retd, Oluwo of Owu Kuta, led other dignitaries to the burial ceremony of late Colonel Isaac Ayodele Oyelude and his wife,…

  

Kidnapping: Group wants FG to deploy surveillance, technology

Participants at the Grow Nigeria Conversation (GNC) have advised the Federal Government to acquire and deploy necessary surveillance technology to tackle the menace of kidnapping in…

   

Robbers kill two guards as three die in Ondo auto crash

Two security guards who were working with a popular petrol station in Akure, Ondo State, have been killed by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.
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2021 Ramadan: Cleric charges Muslims to practice teachings of Holy Qur’an

Imam Marooph Raji, the Chief Imam of Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT), has urged Muslims to embrace and practice the teachings of the Holy Qur’an…

   

Gunmen abduct 13-year-old boy in Ogun, demand N50million

A 13-year-old boy, Gbolahan Ajibola was on Saturday night abducted by gunmen in Obada-Oko in Ewekoro Local government area of Ogun State.
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APC chieftain urges political leaders to join govt in tacking insecurity

  Mr Joseph Agoro, a Chieftain of the All Progressive Party (APC) in Badagry, Lagos State, on Sunday urged political leaders to support Federal Government to…

   

Guber poll: We will win, revamp Anambra-PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is optimistic of winning the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election and revamp the…

  

Developmental Strides of AMAC

There are 774 local government councils in the country according to the amended 1999 constitution, but there are several Development Areas which are the creation of…

  

Okowa, Power and Agbor

Agbor an old town that lays straddled on the northern fringes of Delta state is on the cusp of urbanization.
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AFRICA

  

Benin’s Talon favoured for re-election after vote

Benin President Patrice Talon looked set to win re-election on Sunday after a tense ballot, with critics accusing him of rigging the race in his favour…

   

Has Morocco carried out its first drone strike in Western Sahara?

Morocco’s reported use of a drone strike to kill a senior Western Sahara independence fighter would, if confirmed, mark a turning point
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Libyan PM, ministers due in Turkey on Monday

A large Libyan government delegation led by Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah will travel Monday to Turkey, a country playing a key role
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AU, EU, IGAD and UN reaffirm decision not to support parallel or partial elections in Somalia

The International community has expressed serious concern that the political stalemate is impacting negatively on peace, security, stability, and prosperity in…

   

Farmaajo congratulates Djibouti president on winning fifth term

Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, has congratulated Ismail Omar Guelleh after winning a fifth term as President of Djibouti. “I am…

   

Benin tense as president seeks re-election

Benin President Patrice Talon is seeking re-election on Sunday in a tense ballot, with critics accusing him of rigging the race in his favour
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Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 4.33m – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has reached 4,330,666 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
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“Keep Off” Somalia Tells International Partners As Poll Talks Slag

Somali federal government has reiterated its commitment to resolve the country’s electoral impasse and warned of external actors not to interfere…

   

Djibouti’s long-time leader Ismail Guelleh wins fifth term

Djibouti’s long-time President Ismail Omar Guelleh has been re-elected for a fifth term with more than 98 percent of the votes…

   

DR Congo protester shot dead in rally against massacres

A stray bullet killed a demonstrator at a protest in eastern DR Congo on Friday over perceived UN failures to stem massacres by armed groups in…

WORLD

 

Prince Philip: A turbulent childhood stalked by exile, mental illness, death

Prince Philip was abruptly separated from his parents and four elder sisters at the age of eight. …

 

EU and Covid: When vaccine only adds to the trouble

Lofty hopes that the crisis would encourage a new and tighter bloc to face a common challenge have given way to the reality of division. …

 

New book asks why world ignores Kagame repression

Planned attacks on Rwandan dissidents have been reported in countries ranging from neighbouring Uganda to Sweden. …

 

Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city

The death toll of 82 was a preliminary one compiled by the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, which issues daily counts of casualties. …

  

Benin’s Talon favoured for re-election after vote

Benin President Patrice Talon looked set to win re-election on Sunday after a tense ballot, with critics accusing him of rigging the race in his favour…

 

Prince Philip was the model husband

Unlike most of us who like to thump our hairless chests in pubs and in our homes, Philip understood that he was married to the boss….

 

Presidential election begins in Benin Republic

Three pairs of candidates are participating in this year’s Benin Republic’s presidential election.
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Has Morocco carried out its first drone strike in Western Sahara?

Morocco’s reported use of a drone strike to kill a senior Western Sahara independence fighter would, if confirmed, mark a turning point
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Peru votes amid deadly coronavirus surge Lima, Peru

Polling stations opened Sunday in Peru, with some 25 million people set to cast their ballot for a new president amid the country’s deadliest week of…

  

US warns of ‘consequences’ if Russia acts ‘aggressively’ in Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned in an interview Sunday of “consequences” if Russia acts “aggressively” towards Ukraine, amid rising alarm over a Russian troop…