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National Assembly Postpones Resumption

The National Assembly has postponed its resumption initially scheduled for January 26, to February 9. This was disclosed on Saturday in a statement by the clerk to the National Assembly, Ojo Olatunde Amos. “This is to inform all distinguished senators and...

Buhari Welcomes Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were welcomed by President Muhammadu Buhari as they assumed office. He expressed hope that their presidency would represent a high point for Nigeria and Africa in terms of cooperation and assistance. In a...

N-Power: Federal Government Announces New Plan For Beneficiaries

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari says that N-Power beneficiaries who have completed the two-year job program will now be able to access permanent employment opportunities or business prospects. This is part of the newly activated exit strategy for N-power,...

Joe Biden Inauguration Full Speech

In his Inauguration Day speech, US President Joe Biden assured Americans that his administration would not fail. He also reiterated that he would be a leader for all. The Democrat leader while reassuring that he will defend the constitution and...

Macron Rules Out Apology For Colonial Abuses In Algeria

French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out an official apology for abuses in Algeria, his office said Wednesday, ahead of a new study on how France is tackling the country's colonial history. Macron's office said there would be "no repentance...

Trump pardons Former Strategist Steve Bannon, 72 Others

As part of a last-minute clemency binge before taking office, President Donald Trump pardoned his former Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon. Just hours before President-elect Joe Biden's inaugural ceremony was scheduled to begin, the White House announced that Trump was pardoning...

UK COVID-19 Strain In Over 60 Countries, Says WHO

The UK coronavirus strain has spread to at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization reported on Wednesday, after US President-elect Joe Biden led a moving tribute to American victims. Since it was first discovered in the Chinese city of...

Lagos Government To Sell Off 88 Seized Vehicles

The Environmental Sanitation and Special Offenses Task Force of the State of Lagos (Enforcement Unit) reported that it had secured an order to sell 88 seized vehicles from the Lagos State Mobile Court. The 88 cars were seized in various...

Biden, Trump Clash Over Lifting Travel Ban

US President-elect Joe Biden's spokesperson, Jen Psaki, has denied the announcement by President Donald Trump that the COVID-19 travel ban will be lifted on travelers coming in from most of Europe and Brazil. “On the advice of our medical team,...
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Refugees Cannot Be Returned To Greece, German Court Rules

A German court said Tuesday that two refugees granted asylum in Greece could not be sent back there because...