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A birdseye view of top news from around the world, Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle Eats, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, etc. over a period of 7 days with Titi Oyinsan.

2022-01-24 06:22:00.0

All Progressives Congress Announces Date For Its National Convention

After several postponements, the ruling All Progressives Congress on Tuesday has announced February 26 as the date for its national convention. Three oil tankers exploded at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport in a possible drone attack. President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmed Lawan has assured Nigerians that subsidies on petroleum motor spirit will not be removed. Russia is sending an unspecified number of troops from the country's far east to Belarus for major war games Two persons have been killed as rival gangsters clashed in the Idumota area of Lagos State, Friday morning. Everton are interested in Belgium manager Roberto Martinez returning to the club

2022-01-17 02:17:00.0

Former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu Informs Buhari Of Presidential Ambition.

Former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu Informs Buhari Of Presidential Ambition. Buhari Has Mourned The Demise Of Ernest Shonekan, The Former Head Of The Interim National Government, Greece Has Donated About One Million Doses Of The Johnson And Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine To Nigeria On The Foreign Scene, Kazakhstan President Describes Unrest As Coup Attempt, Dowen College Has Reiterated That The Late 12-Year-old Pupil Of The School, SYLVESTER OROMONI, Was Never At Any Time Bullied While He Was In The College The U.S, Russia Begin Talks Amid Ukraine Tensions. Buhari Also Pledged Support For The Establishment Of The Diaspora Intervention Fund And For Sports, World Tennis Number 1, Novak Djokovic Admits To Breaching Covid Isolation And Travel Declaration Error.

2022-01-10 01:19:00.0

Presidency Debunks Alleged Rift Between Executive And Legislature Over 2022 Budget. Federal Government Explains Why It Is Yet To Declare Bandits As Terrorists

Lagos State Governor, BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU has said that the construction of the long-awaited 38km 4th Mainland Bridge would begin this year. Sudan's Prime Minister ABDALLA HAMDOK has resigned after another day of mass protests rocked the capital Khartoum.  President MUHAMMADU BUHARI on Tuesday appointed Dr DOYIN SALAMI as his Chief Economic Adviser. The Lagos State Government in Nigeria cleared five students and five employees of Dowen College accused of complicity in the death of 12-year-old SYLVESTER OROMONI. Presidency debunks alleged rift between executive and legislature over 2022 budget. The federal government explains why it is yet to declare bandits as terrorists On the foreign scene, France identifies a new coronavirus strain, B.1.640.2 And for sports, Romelu Lukaku apologises to the boss, Thomas Tuchel, returns to the Chelsea squad.

2021-12-29 04:35:00.0

More Casualtiy in the Australia

President Buhari writes national assembly explain reasons for declining assent to the electoral act amendment bill The sixth child in Australia's bouncy castle fall dies in hospital. Brexit minister resigns, deepening crisis engulfing British prime minister. South Africa’s ramaphosa recovers from covid-19, resumes work   The federal government has finally reinstated emirates airline’ 21 frequencies to Nigeria. South Africa high court Pretoria granted former president Jacob Zuma leave to appeal

2021-12-20 09:58:00.0

Arrested Ethiopian Journalist Declared Missing; 5 Killed in Australia

Nigerian National leader of the All progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has revealed his intention to contest for president of Nigeria in 2023 Five children were killed and four others injured in Australia's bouncy castle fall. United kingdom has recorded its first death from the new omicron variant of the coronavirus.  Chicago has said it will sue embattled actor Jussie Smollett over the $130, 000 spent during police investigation on his hoax story of being victimized in a racist, homophobic attack   The Uk government has removed Nigeria and 10 other countries from its red list Two out of the four journalists recently arrested in Ethiopia have been declared missing by their families.

2021-12-12 03:04:00.0

Gambia Protests Over Presidential Polls; Belarus Rejects The Alledged Russian Invasion of Ukraine; Omicron confirmed in Lagos

Belarus has rejected the western media reports alleging that Russia intends to invade Ukraine. Nigeria’s Federal Government described the ban on flights from Nigeria over the COVID-19 omicron variant as a discriminatory move. Thousands of The Gambian citizens have taken to the streets in protest after the December 4 presidential election result. Several school children have been feared dead as a truck rammed into some students in the Ojodu area of Lagos State, Nigeria. At least three students of the Dowen College, Lekki in Lagos are currently assisting the police in their investigation into the death of SYLVESTER OROMONI. The Nigerian NCDC has confirmed three more cases of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19. RAWAT, his wife, and 11 other people were killed after a military helicopter they were traveling in crashed.

2021-11-27 09:54:00.0

German Gorvernment Offers to Train 30,000 Nigerian Police; US Floods the Market With 50 million barrels of Crudeoil

German government requested the Nigerian Government to release at least 30,000 Nigeria Police personnel for training in Germany. The US released 50 million barrels of oil from its strategic reserve to bring down energy prices. National air carrier, Air Nigeria, is expected to take off by April 2022. Paris Saint-Germain hits back at Manchester United over their interest in Manager, MAURICIO POCHETTINO.

2021-11-20 12:58:00.0

Nigerian #endsars Panel Implicated Military and Government in a Report; Roger Federer to Miss Australian Open;Suicide Bomb Rocks Uganda Capital

Nigerian #endsars Panel Implicated Military and Government in a Report; Roger Federer to Miss Australian Open; Suicide Bomb Rocks Uganda Capital; One dead, three arrested after Liverpool hospital’s blasts journalist jailed in Myanmar released; Gas explosion kills five, injured many in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos; Lawmakers in Abuja Discuss Diplomatic Row Between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates. Nigerian University Union Threatens a Work Strike Action.

2021-11-14 03:09:00.0

Gunmen Seize Congo villages Near Uganda, Rwanda border; US Rappers Travis Scott, Drake Sued over Astroworld Tragedy; Bandits Attacked Nigerian Northern Community, kill Six, Abduct Many...

Nigerian Court sentences former pension boss Abdul Rasheed Maina to 8 years behind bars; Coup leader Burhan says he will not be part of Sudan government after the transition; PSG midfielder Aminata Diallo arrested in connection with teammate’s attack; Gunmen Seize Congo villages Near Uganda, Rwanda border; US Rappers Travis Scott, Drake Sued over Astroworld Tragedy; Bandits Attacked Nigerian Northern Community, kill Six, Abduct Many...

2021-11-07 10:27:00.0

Multi-Storey Building Collapses Nigeria Leaving Many Trapped; Poland, Vietnam, and Chile are Commit to Stay Away from Fossil Fuel; Lionel Messi Refutes Barcelona FC

Multi-story building collapses in Lagos Nigeria leaving many trapped; Poland, Vietnam, and Chile are committing to shift away from the fossil fuel, in pledges made at the COP26 climate summit. President Buhari of Nigeria in Glasgow, Scotland, pledged that Nigeria would cut its emissions to net zero by 2060. Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok, vows never to step down. Lionel Messi refutes Barcelona claims on a move away from LaLiga

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