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Global leaders pledge $1.2bn to end polio

CharlesJoseph - Jun 13, 2017

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="2560"] A child receiving polio vaccine[/caption] Global Health Leaders has reaffirmed their commitment to eradicate polio and provide $1.2 billion…

Pope to sack Imo priests for rejecting Bishop

CharlesJoseph - Jun 12, 2017

  Pope Francis: sad about the rebellion in Mbaise Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests in Ahiara Diocese…

ECOWAS Approves Morocco’s Membership Request “In Principle”

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 06, 2017

Information from the 51st Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS in Monrovia, Liberia, suggests that…

UN Mourns Osotimehin, Describes Him As A Global Champion Of Health And Well-being
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UN Mourns Osotimehin, Describes Him As A Global Champion Of Health And Well-being

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 05, 2017

The United Nations has expressed shock over the demise of Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA). In a…

Terrorism: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Others Sever Ties With Qatar

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 05, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Libya, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region…

London Terror Attack: ISIS Claims Responsibility, Says More Attacks Expected Globally In The Month Of Ramadan

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 05, 2017

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack that killed seven people and injured about 50 persons in London on Saturday night. According to…

London Attack: Six Person Feared Dead, Police Kill Three Attackers

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 04, 2017

Six people have been killed and at least 48 injured in a terror attack in London in which three male attackers were shot…

Withdrawal From Paris Climate Agreement Not Good – Mark Zuckerberg

Toluwalase Bakare - Jun 02, 2017

Founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has described the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement as bad for…

Manchester United now richest club in Europe

CharlesJoseph - Jun 01, 2017

  Manchester United has overtaken Real Madrid to become Europe’s richest club despite not playing in the champions league nor winning the English…

Mark Zuckerberg Finally Gets His Degree From Harvard University After 12 Years

Toluwalase Bakare - May 25, 2017

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who dropped out of Harvard University 12 years ago to start world's famous social networking site, has gone back…

Tragic! 22 Die, 59 Injured In Manchester Terror Attack

Toluwalase Bakare - May 23, 2017

Tragedy struck on Monday night when a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the Manchester Arena in England during an Ariana Grande…

U.S. Signs Multi Billion Dollar Arms And Economic Deal With Saudi Arabia
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U.S. Signs Multi Billion Dollar Arms And Economic Deal With Saudi Arabia

Toluwalase Bakare - May 20, 2017

President Trump of the United States has signed a multi-billion-dollar arms and economic deal with Saudi Arabia Saturday in a move intended to…

New Case Of Ebola Outbreak Confirmed In D.R. Congo
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New Case Of Ebola Outbreak Confirmed In D.R. Congo

Toluwalase Bakare - May 13, 2017

In a fresh outbreak of deadly haemorrhagic fever Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African country's Ministry of Health has confirmed…

France: Emmanuel Macron Defeats Le Pen To Emerge President Elect
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France: Emmanuel Macron Defeats Le Pen To Emerge President Elect

Toluwalase Bakare - May 07, 2017

Emmanuel Macron, 39 year old former investment banker and political novice, on Sunday emerged president elect of France after defeating staunch nationalist Marine…

German Police Arrest Suspected Bomber Of Borussia Dortmund’s Team Bus
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German Police Arrest Suspected Bomber Of Borussia Dortmund’s Team Bus

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 21, 2017

German police on Friday said it had arrested the suspected bomber of Borussia Dortmund's team bus. The public prosecutor’s office said the bomber's…

JUST IN: Britons To Head To Polls June 8 As U.K. Moves Out Of EU
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JUST IN: Britons To Head To Polls June 8 As U.K. Moves Out Of EU

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 18, 2017

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (U.K.), Theresa May on Tuesday announced that the country will be heading to the polls for its…

Egypt Declares State Of Emergency As 44 Die In Sunday Church Attacks
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Egypt Declares State Of Emergency As 44 Die In Sunday Church Attacks

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 10, 2017

The President of Egypt, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi  has declared a state of emergency in the country following terrorist attacks carried out on two…

Why We Invited Senate President Bukola Saraki – NIDO America
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Why We Invited Senate President Bukola Saraki – NIDO America

Toluwalase Bakare - Apr 05, 2017

Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) America has clarified its invitation to President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki following a message being circulated…

Nigerian Student Brutalised By Mob In India
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Nigerian Student Brutalised By Mob In India

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 28, 2017

The video of a Nigerian student being brutalised by a mob in India has emerged. This is one of the series of attacks…

Westminster Attacker Has Links With Nigeria
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Westminster Attacker Has Links With Nigeria

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 24, 2017

Khalid Masood, the man who carried out Wednesday's attack on Westminster Bridge in London has been discovered to have a stepfather Nigeria. The…

Saraki, World Leaders Condemn Westminster Terror Attack
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Saraki, World Leaders Condemn Westminster Terror Attack

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 23, 2017

Senate President Bukola Saraki and a cross section of world leaders have joined in condemning the terror attack that claimed the lives of…

One Dead As Suspected Terrorist Wreaks Havoc On Westminster Bridge, London
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One Dead As Suspected Terrorist Wreaks Havoc On Westminster Bridge, London

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 22, 2017

One woman has died and many others injured after a suspected terrorist ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge with his car before crashing…

9/11 Attacks: Victims’ Families Charge Saudi Arabia To Court
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9/11 Attacks: Victims’ Families Charge Saudi Arabia To Court

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 22, 2017

A lawsuit was on Monday filed in a United States federal court on behalf of the families of the September 11, 2001, terror…

Saraki Optimistic Global Challenges Will Create More Opportunities For Africa
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Saraki Optimistic Global Challenges Will Create More Opportunities For Africa

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 17, 2017

Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed optimism that the challenges being faced around the globe will create new opportunities for the African continent…

New York: UN headquarters shuts down

CharlesJoseph - Mar 14, 2017

[caption id="attachment_46668" align="alignnone" width="300"] UN Headquarters in New York[/caption] The Headquarters of the United Nations in New York has been shut down following…

Queen Appoints Nigerian Woman Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire
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Queen Appoints Nigerian Woman Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 09, 2017

Queen Elizabeth of England has appointed British-born  nurse, health expert, tutor, lecturer and medical professor of Irish and Nigerian descent, Dame Elizabeth Nneka…

Spain appoints Minister for Sex to tackle birthrate

CharlesJoseph - Mar 03, 2017

[caption id="attachment_46262" align="alignnone" width="300"] Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy[/caption] Spain has appointed a Minister for sex, Edelmira Barreira to help the country…

Trump Delivers Unity Speech Amid A Divided United States
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Trump Delivers Unity Speech Amid A Divided United States

Toluwalase Bakare - Mar 01, 2017

In the face of a visibly politically divided America, President Donald Trump delivered his maiden State of the Union address on Tuesday, which sought…

Amina Mohammed Sworn In As UN Deputy Secretary-General
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Amina Mohammed Sworn In As UN Deputy Secretary-General

Toluwalase Bakare - Feb 28, 2017

Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed was on Tuesday sworn-in as the fifth Deputy Secretary-General of the UN at the UN…

Xenophobia: Senate rejects move to severe ties with S/A

CharlesJoseph - Feb 28, 2017

[caption id="attachment_46120" align="alignnone" width="300"] A cross section of the Nigerian Senate during the debate on Xenophobia in South Africa[/caption] The Senate on Tuesday…

UN Agency Seeks Ban On Plastics, Says They Threaten Our Planet
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UN Agency Seeks Ban On Plastics, Says They Threaten Our Planet

Toluwalase Bakare - Feb 24, 2017

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has warned that the spate of plastics usage in the world poses a great threat to the planet…

Xenophobia: President Zuma condemns attacks

CharlesJoseph - Feb 24, 2017

[caption id="attachment_45914" align="alignnone" width="500"] Jacob Zuma South Africa President condemns Xenophobia[/caption] South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has condemned in strong terms act of…

Xenophobia: Nigerians Suffer Fresh Attacks In South Africa
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Xenophobia: Nigerians Suffer Fresh Attacks In South Africa

Toluwalase Bakare - Feb 19, 2017

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has suffered renewed attacks and looting of Nigerian-owned businesses in Pretoria West on Saturday. Mr Ikechukwu Anyene,…

Nigerians Now The Largest Community Of Africans In The U.S.
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Nigerians Now The Largest Community Of Africans In The U.S.

Toluwalase Bakare - Feb 17, 2017

The pervasiveness of Nigerians has yet again been underscored in the United States by a recent study carried out by the Pew Research…

UNICEF Launches $3.3bn Emergency Assistance Fund For Child Refugees
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UNICEF Launches $3.3bn Emergency Assistance Fund For Child Refugees

Toluwalase Bakare - Feb 05, 2017

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has launched a $3.3 billion emergency assistance fund for over to cater for the humanitarian needs of…

Cancer: W.H.O. Calls For More Support To Fight Disease
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Cancer: W.H.O. Calls For More Support To Fight Disease

Toluwalase Bakare - Feb 05, 2017

The World Health Organisation (W.H.O.) has called on all and sundry to join hands to fight the scourge of cancer. W.H.O. made the…

Tillerson Confirmed As U.S. Secretary Of State
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Tillerson Confirmed As U.S. Secretary Of State

Toluwalase Bakare - Feb 02, 2017

Rex Tillerson was on Wednesday confirmed by the senate of the United States as the new secretary of state. Tillerson succeeds Senator John…

Trump Vows To Protect Rights Of LGBT Workers
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Trump Vows To Protect Rights Of LGBT Workers

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 31, 2017

President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to continue to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people working for federal contractors…

Refugee Ban: UNICEF Appeals To Trump To Consider Children
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Refugee Ban: UNICEF Appeals To Trump To Consider Children

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 31, 2017

In the wake of the ban placed on citizens from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the U.S. for the…

Trump Sacks Attorney-General For Flouting Refugee Order
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Trump Sacks Attorney-General For Flouting Refugee Order

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 31, 2017

President Donald Trump of the United States on Monday night sacked acting Attorney-General Sally Yates for flouting the Refugee Order designed to protect…

PHOTOS: See The House Obama Will Be Moving Into
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PHOTOS: See The House Obama Will Be Moving Into

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 30, 2017

Former President of the United States, Barrack Obama and his family have leased a house in Washington DC where they will be living…

Six Shot Dead In Canada Mosque Attack
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Six Shot Dead In Canada Mosque Attack

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 30, 2017

No fewer than six persons have been shot dead when gunmen attacked a mosque in Quebec City, Canada, Sunday night. Police confirmed to newsmen…

Somalia: 24 To Contest For Post Of President
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Somalia: 24 To Contest For Post Of President

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 30, 2017

As Somalia heads to the polls on February 8, 2017, 24 persons have been reportedly cleared by the country's electoral committee to contest…

How Trump’s New Visa Restrictions Will Affect Nigerians
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How Trump’s New Visa Restrictions Will Affect Nigerians

Ayoola Mudasiru - Jan 29, 2017

Nigerians are expected to be affected by the recent Executive Order signed by the recently inaugurated President of the United States, President Donald…

United States Deports 90 Somalians, 2 Kenyans
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United States Deports 90 Somalians, 2 Kenyans

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 26, 2017

The United States has reportedly deported at least 90 Somalians and two Kenyans in what is believed to be an implementation of President…

Gambia’s Lawmakers Revoke Jammeh’s State of Emergency
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Gambia’s Lawmakers Revoke Jammeh’s State of Emergency

Kehinde Abdulsalam - Jan 24, 2017

Gambia’s National Assembly on Tuesday revoked a state of emergency declared by Former Leader Yahya Jammeh in an attempt to stay in power…

Barrow Returns To The Gambia, Picks 68 Year Old As Deputy
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Barrow Returns To The Gambia, Picks 68 Year Old As Deputy

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 24, 2017

72 hours after former ruler of The Gambia, Yahya Jamme went on exile, the new president of the small West African country, Adama…

Yahya Jammeh Allegedly Stole $11m From The Gambia
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Yahya Jammeh Allegedly Stole $11m From The Gambia

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 23, 2017

Ousted leader of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh has allegedly stolen over 11 million dollars from the coffers of the small West African Country.…

36 Die, Several Injured As Train Derails In India
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36 Die, Several Injured As Train Derails In India

Toluwalase Bakare - Jan 22, 2017

A train has derailed in the Andhra Pradesh state of India killing no fewer than 36 persons in its wake and leaving several others…

Trump To CIA: It’s Time To Eradicate ISIS
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Trump To CIA: It’s Time To Eradicate ISIS

thebrief - Jan 22, 2017

United States of America's President Donald Trump has told the Criminal Investigative Agency (CIA) that it is time to eradicate the Islamic State…

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