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US Govt. imposes visa restriction against election riggers in Nigeria

The United States says it has mandated visa ban on some individuals for their actions during the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, in a statement on Monday, said actions have also been taken against some persons in the run-up to the September and October 2020 governorship elections in Edo Read more

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Twitter labels Trump tweets ‘unsubstantiated’ for the first time

By AFP Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president over truth-defying posts. The move drew a furious response from Trump, who used the platform to accuse Twitter of “interfering in the Read more

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Buhari Govt confirms receipt of $312m Abacha loot from US

Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has announced that the Federal Government has received $311,797,866 of the Abacha loot. The looted fund was repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey. According to Malami in a statement made available by his spokesperson, Umar Gwandu, the amount increased from Read more

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COVID-19: Evacuation of stranded Nigerian citizens from US begins May 10 – Consulate-General

By NAN “… over 700 Nigerian nationals have registered with our missions in the USA to be evacuated… Evacuation of Nigerians stranded in the U.S. due to the novel coronavirus pandemic is to begin on May 10, according to the Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York. The consulate-general disclosed this in a notice signed by the Consul-General, Read more

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US states loosen lockdowns as coronavirus drug approved

By AFP More US states eased pandemic lockdown measures on Friday even as coronavirus deaths rose, while American authorities greenlighted an experimental drug for emergency use on patients. Washington also renewed its warnings to Beijing a day after President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on China, with the White House accusing Chinese authorities of Read more

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World leaders to hold crisis talks as virus toll tops 21,000

AFP World leaders are to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic that has forced three billion people into lockdown and claimed more than 21,000 lives. With the disease tearing around the globe at a terrifying pace, warnings are multiplying over its economic consequences, and experts are saying it could cause more damage Read more