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The Canadian High Commission in Abuja, has suspended its operations in Nigeria, warning against non-essential travel to the country. The move comes in wake of the explosion recorded at the commission on Monday in which two people lost their lives and two others were wounded. Canadian minister of Foreign Affairs, Melanie Joly, in post on […]

Authorities in Guinea say at least nine people were killed during a jailbreak in the capital, Conakry, in which former military ruler, Moussa Dadis Camara and three others were briefly freed. The justice ministry said suspected attackers, security forces and civilians were among the dead. The former president and two of the men were later […]

Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese and Chinese President, Xi Jinping will soon sit down for a bilateral meeting in Beijing. Albanese, who has been in Shanghai since Saturday, is the first Australian leader to visit China since 2016. The visit is seen as a key moment in thawing relations, after a string of trade and […]

Chad has recalled its Chargé d’Affaires in Israel for consultation over “unprecedented deadly violence in the Gaza Strip”. In a statement from the country’s foreign affairs ministry, the government condemned “the loss of human lives of many innocent civilians” and called “for a ceasefire leading to a lasting solution to the Palestinian question”. In 1972, […]

More than 20 people have been killed and several others injured after shells hit a market in a suburb of Sudan’s capital Khartoum. The crowded market in Omdurman was hit after an intense exchange of fire between the Sudan army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, RSF. The clashes continue in the capital and in […]

President Bola Tinubu, on Friday in Abuja, expressed his appreciation to France for the return of $150 million stolen from Nigeria by former Head of State, General Sani Abacha. In a statement, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, said President Bola Tinubu commended the European country for the decision. […]

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen is among the thirty nominees for the 2022/2023 men’s African Player of the Year award. The prolific Napoli forward was the leading scorer in Serie A last season with 26 goals and in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with 10, including four in one match. Stars from the Morocco squad that […]

Escalating violence in the DR Congo has become a matter of great concern due toongoing fighting with M23 rebels. According the United Nation, UN, a record 6.9 million people are now internally displaced within the Democratic Republic of Congo due to the violence. The UN’s International Organization for Migration after collecting tracking data from all […]

A federal judge in the United States of America has reinstated a limited gag order on former President, Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential subversion case against him. Judge Tanya Chutkan had temporarily lifted the order earlier this month so his lawyers could appeal but reinstated it on Sunday. The gag prevents Trump from criticizing […]

Kano State has at least 989,234 out-of-school children who are of primary school age. The United Nations Children’s Fund, Unicef Nigeria Country Representative, Cristian Munduate, said this at a media conference in Kano, North-West Nigeria. She says boys and girls have reached 500,000 users of the Nigeria Learning Passport, with hopes to double the figure […]

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