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US Senate confirms Michael Regan as first black man to lead EPA

The US Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Michael Regan as President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. With a bipartisan confirmation...

Senegal shuts schools amid violent unrest

Schools in Senegal will shut until March 15, the education ministry said on Sunday, after days of violent protests that have paralyzed parts of...

Israel and Kosovo to develop business and military ties

Development and investment body is set up in Kosovan capital Prishtina with branch offices in Israel by six Israelis, including three military men, aimed...

French Court Convicts Ex-President Sarkozy On Corruption Charges

A French court on Monday convicted former President Nicolas Sarkozy on charges of corruption and influence peddling, handing him a three-year prison sentence of...

COVID-19: Biden Pledges $4bn For Global Vaccination Program

President Joe Biden will pledge $4 billion in US aid to the Covax global Covid-19 vaccination program during his virtual meeting with...

Prince Harry To Lose All Honorary Titles

Britain’s Prince Harry will relinquish his honorary military appointments and patronages after confirming to Queen Elizabeth II that he and his wife...

China Overtakes US As EU’s Biggest Trading Partner

China last year overtook the United States as the EU’s biggest trading partner, the EU statistics agency Eurostat said on Monday.

Trump Acquitted In Second Impeachment Trial

Donald Trump survived a second impeachment trial Saturday when the US Senate acquitted him on the charge of incitement of insurrection, ending...

Donald Trump: “Our Historic Movement Has Only Just Begun”

Former President Trump declared victory on Saturday after Senate Republicans voted to acquit him for a second time, saying that his political...

China Bans BBC World News In Row Over Xinjiang Reporting

China’s broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News, accusing it of flouting guidelines over a hard-hitting report on Beijing’s treatment of the...

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Dikio geniunely committed to restoring peace in Niger Delta, says Boyloaf

…Lambastes Akpabio, other for playing politics with region's development By Amgbare Ekaunkumo, Yenagoa

Governor Lalong Praised For Peace Building In Plateau

Governor Simon Bako Lalong has been commended for his peace efforts that have restored confidence and mitigated human...

Those calling for secession are Nigeria’s greatest problem – Presidency

Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media, says those calling for secession from the country are its...

House holds valedictory session for Late Hon Ossy prestige

By Doris Ferdinand The House of Representatives on Tuesday held a valedictory session for Late...

Chad Imposes Curfew, Shuts Borders After Death Of President Deby

Chad imposes curfew and shuts borders after the death of president Deby: army. The announcement came a day after...