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Nigerian wins U.S. state Assembly race

A Nigerian, Ms Esther Agbaje, has been elected  into the Minnesota House of Representatives in Tuesday’s U.S. general elections. She will represent District 59B in...

South African pharma firm signs deal to produce COVID-19

South African pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharmacare on Monday signed a deal with two subsidiaries of Johnson and Johnson to manufacture the multinational firm’s candidate...

WTO D-G: Women throw support for Okonjo-Iweala, call for global prayers for her success

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) has called for continuous prayers for the final declaration of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as the 7th Director-General...

UN Chief calls for peaceful presidential polls in Ivory Coast

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called for peace in Saturday’s presidential election in Ivory Coast amid reports of deadly pre-election protests in the country. Guterres...

Buhari unveils 60th Anniversary Logo, presides over 15th virtual FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the nation’s 60th Anniversary Logo with a pledge that his administration will continue to work towards greater inclusiveness. Buhari also...

Trump takes tough questions about Black people at prime time town hall event

U.S. voters had a rare opportunity to ask President Donald Trump tough questions during a town hall event on Tuesday night. Trump fielded questions ranging...

Again, Buhari, ECOWAS leaders in emergency meeting over military junta in Mali

President Muhammadu Buhari has again joined other Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in an emergency...

ECOWAS sanctions Mali as coup leader declares self president

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has suspended Mali and directed member countries to close their borders against the landlocked West African...

Mali president Keita resigns after military coup

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced his resignation on live television in the early hours of Wednesday morning following a military coup. “I’ve decided to...

Nigerians living in South Africa seek end to gender-based violence

The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) on Sunday called for gender equality and an end to all forms of gender-based violence.   Coach Oscar...

Death toll in disarmament-related violence in South Sudan

At least 127 were killed and 32 others injured when soldiers clashed with civilians refusing to be disarmed as part of a peace agreement in...

Fire guts ECOWAS Secretariat in Abuja

There was a fire outbreak at the Accounts and Finance department of the Economic Community of West African States Commission secretariat, Asokoro, Abuja, on...
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Trump running out of time to solidify immigration agenda after U.S. election loss

President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing to finalise new immigration restrictions before his term ends in January, according to three senior homeland security officials. This...