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UN At 75: Buhari Says World Body Has Stayed True To Its Aspirations

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday hailed the United Nations for remaining true to the aspirations of its founders, saying the international organisation has continued to play the crucial role of fostering global peace and security. The President joined world leaders at a virtual event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Due to … Continue reading UN At 75: Buhari Says World Body Has Stayed True To Its Aspirations

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COVID-19 Sparks Overhaul Of Britain’s Historic Railway Sector

  Britain’s privatised railway sector that drove the Industrial Revolution and was rescued by the state in March owing to coronavirus-ravaged demand, faces a major overhaul under government plans unveiled Monday. While UK train services will continue to be run mainly by private companies, the franchising system will be replaced by Emergency Recovery Management Agreements … Continue reading COVID-19 Sparks Overhaul Of Britain’s Historic Railway Sector

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Belarus Opposition Leader Meets EU to urge sanctions

  Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya on Monday urged the EU to show courage and step up its support for her movement, as the bloc’s internal squabbles about sanctions rolled on. The former Soviet republic has been convulsed by unprecedented demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko since he was returned to power in a disputed August … Continue reading Belarus Opposition Leader Meets EU to urge sanctions

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I’ve Never Seen People React So Passionately, Obaseki Speaks Of Victory

  Mr Godwin Obaseki is still basking in the euphoria of victory in the recently concluded governorship election in Edo State. Obaseki, who contested under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 307,955 votes to defeat his closest rival, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who garnered 223,619 to win a … Continue reading I’ve Never Seen People React So Passionately, Obaseki Speaks Of Victory

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Former President IBB Mourns Emir Of Zazzau, Shehu Idris

  Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (retired), says the passing of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris is for him, a profound personal loss. In a communique on Sunday, the former president sent his heartfelt condolences to the Governor of Kaduna State, the entire Zazzau emirate and the late monarch’s beloved family, … Continue reading Former President IBB Mourns Emir Of Zazzau, Shehu Idris

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Trump Says Will Name Woman To Succeed Ginsburg In Supreme Court

    US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he would nominate a woman to succeed late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The president’s desire to “to move quickly” on the process, despite Democrats’ vehement opposition, is likely to dominate the campaigns — alongside other hot-button issues such as the coronavirus and America’s ongoing … Continue reading Trump Says Will Name Woman To Succeed Ginsburg In Supreme Court

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Italy Defies COVID-19 For Vote As Far-Right Plots Seismic Change

  Italians head to the polls Sunday — to the alarm of coronavirus experts — for a referendum and regional elections that could weaken the government and radically reshape the political landscape. Just a week after a Herculean effort by schools to reopen in line with last-minute Covid-19 rules, classrooms across the country will be … Continue reading Italy Defies COVID-19 For Vote As Far-Right Plots Seismic Change

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