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Ondo Election: We Can’t Rest On Our Oars, INEC Chairman Tells Staff

  The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has charged staff of the organization to resist any action that will mar the Ondo Governorship election, saying the electoral umpire cannot rest on its oars.  “Indeed, our staff members, assisted by the security agencies and other critical stakeholders, did not spare … Continue reading Ondo Election: We Can’t Rest On Our Oars, INEC Chairman Tells Staff

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UK Economy 7-10% Below Pre-COVID Levels- Bank Of England Chief

  Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey on Thursday said UK economic output in the third quarter was between seven and ten percent below pre-pandemic levels. While this was far better than at the start of the pandemic, Bailey warned there was still an unprecedented level of uncertainty and that the risks to the economy are … Continue reading UK Economy 7-10% Below Pre-COVID Levels- Bank Of England Chief

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First Female Duo Win Nobel Chemistry Prize For Gene Editing Technique

  Emmanuelle Charpentier of France and Jennifer Doudna of the US on Wednesday won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the gene-editing technique known as the CRISPR-Cas9 DNA snipping “scissors”, the first time a Nobel science prize has gone to a women-only team. Using the tool, “researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms … Continue reading First Female Duo Win Nobel Chemistry Prize For Gene Editing Technique

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Brussels Orders Closure Of Bars, Cafes To Curb COVID-19 Spikes

  The Belgian capital took a step towards restoring its coronavirus lockdown Wednesday when Brussels ordered cafes and bars to close for a month. Restaurants serving meals at table will remain open, but bars and drinking alcohol in public places will be banned until November 8, the regional government said. This is the second time … Continue reading Brussels Orders Closure Of Bars, Cafes To Curb COVID-19 Spikes

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Turkey Tells Germany Chance For Libya Peace Should Not Be Wasted

  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said the peace drive to end the conflict in Libya since 2011 should not be wasted, in a video conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. There has been increased hope since the two main warring factions separately announced in August that they would cease hostilities, which was followed … Continue reading Turkey Tells Germany Chance For Libya Peace Should Not Be Wasted

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Pompeo Calls For Collaborative Efforts Against China’s ‘Corruption’

  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on key Asian allies to unite against China’s “exploitation, corruption and coercion” in the region, as he held talks Tuesday in Tokyo. Pompeo was speaking at the start of discussions with his Japanese, Indian and Australian counterparts — the so-called Quad grouping, seeking to present a united … Continue reading Pompeo Calls For Collaborative Efforts Against China’s ‘Corruption’

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