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Russia detains over 4,500 at protests against jailing of Kremlin critic Navalny

By Maria Tsvetkova and Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - Riot police broke up protests across Russia on Sunday in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detaining more...

US sanctions Chinese, Russian firms over Iran dealings

The US on Friday announced economic sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies that Washington said had supported the development of Iran’s missile program.The four...

Russia to build naval base in Sudan

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Monday approved the creation of a Russian naval facility in Sudan capable of mooring nuclear-powered surface vessels,...

Senegal to host 2021 AFCON Beach Soccer

The African Cup of Nations Beach Soccer competition will be played in the week of May 23-30, 2021, in Senegal.The date is tentative and...

US whistleblower, Snowden, seeks Russian citizenship with pregnant wife

U.S government contractor turned whistleblower, Edward Snowden, announced on Monday that he and his pregnant wife, also from the United States, were seeking Russian...

Equity market extends gain with N106bn

Johnson OkaforTrading activities on the equity market on Tuesday further closed upbeat as investors continued to take position on blue-chip stocks in anticipation of...

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...

Turkey says UN registers its maritime deal with Libya

A maritime deal signed in 2019 between Turkey and Libya’s internationally recognised government has been registered by the United Nations, the Turkish Defence Ministry...

Russian oil and gas condensate output up in September – Interfax

Russian oil and gas condensate production edged up to 9.93 million barrels per day (bpd) in September, Interfax said on Friday.Interfax cited Energy Ministry...

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TMW – TNKAY Music Worldwide Set To Change Nigeria Music Industry

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A fast growing music record label in Nigeria, TMW- TNKAY Music worldwide is coming into the Nigeria Music Industry with a big bang, the label...

Lagos state govt to reward outstanding teachers, school administrators with 13 cars

      The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, announced that it would reward outstanding teachers and school administrators with 13 cars, to appreciate excellence in the...

53,000 poultry birds lost to avian flu in Niger – Official

        No fewer than 53,000 poultry birds have been lost to avian flu otherwise known as ‘bird flu’ in Choma village, Tafa Local Government Area...

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