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UK names Nigerian-born lawyer as candidate for UN law body

    UK names Nigerian-born lawyer as candidate for UN law body

The United Kingdom has nominated Dapo Akande, a Briton-Nigerian, professor as its candidate for the International Law Commission of the United Nations. Dominic Raab, UK’s secretary of state for foreign,

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Ex-French president convicted of corruption, sentenced to three years in jail

    Ex-French president convicted of corruption, sentenced to three years in jail

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president, was on Monday handed a three-year jail term by a court in Paris. He was sentenced on charges of bribery and influence peddling. The sentence

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Swiss newspaper apologises for calling Okonjo-Iweala ‘a grandmother’

    Swiss newspaper apologises for calling Okonjo-Iweala ‘a grandmother’

Aargauer Zeitung, a Swiss newspaper, has apologised for describing Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as a “grandmother”. ‘This grandmother will be the new chief of

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’18 dead’ as security operatives crack down on protesters in Myanmar

    ’18 dead’ as security operatives crack down on protesters in Myanmar

The United Nations human rights office says 18 persons have reportedly died after security operatives opened fire on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar. Police and military officers were said to have

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Boris Johnson meets Nigerian pastor, other church leaders over COVID vaccination

    Boris Johnson meets Nigerian pastor, other church leaders over COVID vaccination

Boris Johnson, prime minister of the United Kingdom, has met with church and community leaders, including Sola Fola-Alade, a UK-based

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124 ambassadors tackle Swiss newspapers for calling Okonjo-Iweala ’66-year-old Nigerian grandmother’

    124 ambassadors tackle Swiss newspapers for calling Okonjo-Iweala ’66-year-old Nigerian grandmother’

A total of 124 ambassadors and heads of international organisations based in Geneva have criticised some Swiss newspapers for describing

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US report: Saudi crown prince approved Khashoggi’s killing

    US report: Saudi crown prince approved Khashoggi’s killing

A declassified assessment by the office of the director of national intelligence (ODNI) in the United States (US) has linked

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ICYMI: US convicts Nigerian student of fraud

    ICYMI: US convicts Nigerian student of fraud

Oyindamola Akinrinola, a Nigerian studying in the United States, has been convicted after she pleaded guilty for her role in

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West Africa’s first vaccine trial for Lassa fever begins in Ghana

    West Africa’s first vaccine trial for Lassa fever begins in Ghana

At last, West Africa could have its first indigenous vaccine for Lassa fever. INOVIO, a biotechnology company, has announced that

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Ghana is first African country to receive AstraZeneca vaccine from COVAX

    Ghana is first African country to receive AstraZeneca vaccine from COVAX

Ghana has become the first African country to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from COVAX. This was announced by the

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