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Lions at Croatian zoo contract Covid from keeper

Two lions at the Zagreb zoo have tested positive for Covid-19 that they had contracted from their keeper, officials said on Wednesday. These are the...

FBI vetting National Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

By LOLITA C. BALDOR WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved...

World Bank predicts 4% global economic growth, 1.1% for Nigeria in 2021

              The World Bank says global economy is expected to grow by 4 per cent in 2021, assuming an initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes widespread...

US Senate overrides Trump’s veto of major national security bill

Washington (dpa) The U.S. Senate on Friday voted to override U.S. President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA), a major national...

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...

Donald Trump tries to leverage power of office to subvert Joe Biden’s victory

By ZEKE MILLER, COLLEEN LONG and DAVID EGGERT WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday...

Biden wins in Georgia, closing with 306 electoral votes

By  Harrison Arubu, New York Media projections indicate that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will win the election in Georgia, becoming the first Democrat to claim...

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...

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede defeat

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to...

Mahmud Abbas urges Biden to ‘strengthen’ Palestinian-US ties

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Sunday called on US president-elect Joe Biden to “enhance” relations between the Palestinians and Washington, which collapsed during President...

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2023: Afenifere hints on floating new political party

          Femi Adeleke Abeokuta   The Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere on Tuesday diclosed that, it may float a new political party to contest the forthcoming 2023 elections. The...

We Won’t Allow Killer Herdsmen, Kidnappers In Our Forest – Ogun Govt

        Femi Adeleke Abeokuta       Ogun State government said it will not allow any part of the state to be taken over by terrorists, killer herdsmen, kidnappers or...

Abiodun bags APC National Progressive Women award

        Femi Adeleke Abeokuta     Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun has won the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Progressive Women award for his leadership style and promotion of...

2023 Presidency: Why S/West May Lose Out – OGD

          Femi Adeleke Abeokuta     Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday expressed the worry that the SouthWest region may lose the presidential seat if...

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