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Trump faces calls to work with Biden team on transition

By WILL WEISSERT WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden’s team to ensure a smooth transfer of power...

Kamala Harris becomes first Black American woman, South Asian elected Vice President

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Washington (AP) Kamala Harris made history on Saturday as the first Black woman elected as vice president of the United States, shattering...

Biden leads by 10 points as majority of Americans say Trump could have avoided coronavirus: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Democrat Joe Biden opened his widest lead in a month in the United States presidential race after President Donald Trump tested positive for the...

Gambari participates in virtual New York parade, carnival

Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, was among participants in this year’s New York City Nigeria Independence Day Parade and Carnival,...

Russia conducted over 47.2m COVID-19 tests — Official

More than 47.2 million tests for COVID-19 have been performed in Russia since the outbreak, the country’s consumer rights and human welfare watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor,...

Russia mulls mission to Venus in 2027 to study biomarkers in atmosphere

Russia might send an urgent space mission to Venus in 2027 to study possible signs of life in the planet’s atmosphere, a spokesperson for...

Trump’s condition improving, not on oxygen – Doctor 

United States President Donald Trump, who is ill with the novel coronavirus and being treated at a military hospital, is seeing his condition improve, his...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 1.5m — official

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa reached 1,497, 391 as of Saturday, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention...

United States elections: Expert backs 3 sets of debate for presidential candidates

Prof. Mitchell S. McKinney says the more debates organsied for United States presidential candidates, the more opportunities the electorate get to make informed decisions...

Egyptian archaeologists unearth 59 coffins buried 2,600 years ago 

Egypt announced the discovery of a large collection of intact and well-preserved coffins at a major necropolis near Cairo that date back 2,600 years.Tourism...

United States elections: 7% of republicans, democrats defected since 2018–Survey

Dr Bradley Jones, a research associate at the Pew Research Centre says only seven per cent of Republicans and Democrats in the United States...

5 police officers suspended over India gang rape death

Five police officers have been suspended for their role in handling an alleged gang rape of a young Dalit woman in India’s Uttar Pradesh...

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Attack on Agbekoya Vigilante lands 7 Eiye Confraternity members in Police net

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of seven members of the 'Eiye Confraternity', after a daring attack on some Agbekoya cadres...

PDP condemns attacks on Borno’s farmers by Boko Haram

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome beheading of some innocent farmers by Boko Haram in Zabarmari, Borno state, describing the act...

Unknown gunmen kill Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering in Makurdi

The Police Command in Benue State has confirmed the killing of Karl Kwaghger, an Associate Professor with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UMA),...

Ondo State: Olugbo celebrates 11th Coronation anniversary

The Kingdom of Ugbo, the seat of Olugbo Oghone came alive with colourful aplomb and elegance on Saturday, the 28th November as Oba Alayeluwa,...
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