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The British High Commissioner, Catriona Laing, says the United Kingdom will support Nasarawa State’s goal of utilising gas and solar sources of power for the Nasarawa State transportation company and other areas to boost the state’s internally generated revenue. Catriona Laing made the pledge after her two days visit to Nasarawa State. She commended Governor […]

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has condemned in strong terms the military coup that took place in Guinea on Sunday. In a statement signed by the Chairman of the ECOWAS Heads Of States and Governments, Nana Akufo-Addo, ECOWAS said it demands respect for the physical integrity of the President Alpha Condé and […]

The United States has Awarded “The Legion of Merit” award to a Nigerian Defense Attache, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Aminu Yakubu, The award Presented by the 27th United States Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin is in recognition of his superior effort, outstanding leadership, and personal initiative. The award is also a reflection of his total […]

The last U.S. Military plane, flew out of Afghanistan’s Hamid Karzai International Airport, a few hours before dawn today, marking the end of America’s longest war and leaving the country’s future in disarray and uncertainty under the Taliban rule. In a statement released by the White House, President Biden, praised the military for “their execution […]

The United States has announced grant funding for a feasibility study to support the safe distribution of food and medicine across Ghana. The assistance will facilitate the deployment of temperature-controlled logistics infrastructure for FreezeLink, a Ghanaian company specialized in cold chain logistics. According to a statement by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) director, […]

The US is being pressed to allow more time for evacuation from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan as the deadline for its withdrawal on August 31 draws nearer. US President Joe Biden is set to decide within the next 24 hours whether to extend the timeline for withdrawal. The US has evacuated, and facilitated the evacuation of, approximately […]

Team Nigeria have clinched the gold medal in 4x400m mixed relay  in a new Championship record time of 3:19.70 at the ongoing Under20 World Athletics Championship in Nairobi, Kenya. Making history in the process as the first winners of the event which is making its first appearance at the championship. The quartet of Imaobong Nse […]

Uganda says it is thinking of giving shelter to refugees from Afghanistan as suggested bu the United States. The foreign minister said in a statement that President Yoweri Museveni has expressed the country’s readiness o provide assistance including temporary hosting of some of the affected persons in the current crisis. It said discussions on the […]

Health officials in Guinea have confirmed West Africa’s first case of Marburg, a highly-infectious disease that’s in the same family as the virus that causes Ebola.  The World Health Organization (WHO) said the virus needed to be “stopped in its tracks”. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, from the WHO, said the virus had the potential to spread […]

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriako Mitsotakis has apologized for failures in tackling the wildfires tearing across the country. Greece and neighboring Turkey have been battling devastating blazes for nearly two weeks as the region suffers its worst heatwave in decades. Temperatures have risen to 45C (113F) in Greece. Hundreds of firefighters have been battling huge blazes […]

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