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In a major shift in United States military policy in Syria, the White House said on Sunday that President Trump had given his endorsement for a Turkish military operation that would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. Turkey considers the Kurdish fighters to be a terrorist insurgency, and has long sought …

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged the South African government to repay Nigeria’s benevolence to  its companies by opening up its economy for Nigerian businessmen and women. Buhari, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in Pretoria, South Africa,  during the inaugural meeting of the 9th …

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday arrived Pretoria, South Africa, for a state visit and 9th meeting of the Bi-National Commission. Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, who confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja on Thursday morning, said the 9th meeting of the commission would for the first time witness participation of the two Heads of …

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Nigeria is currently  taking steps  to join countries like the United States, Russia, China and other advanced countries for space exploration. Nigeria is equally exploring the possibility of keying into what has now become a goldmine. The future and economy in the 21st Century is knowledge-based and technology-driven. So, to catch up with other countries, …

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China opens new £13.5bn mega-airport in Beijing that has ‘the world’s biggest terminal’, four runways and is designed to handle 72million passengers each year Chinese president Xi Jinping has presided over the inauguration of a second international airport for Beijing with a terminal billed as the world’s biggest. Beijing Daxing International Airport, built in less …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that Nigeria would not tolerate attempts by persons and organisations he labeled international criminals to defraud the country. Speaking on Tuesday at the General Debate of the ongoing 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, The President stressed that his administration would sustain its anti-corruption fight.  Buhari  …

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Hong Kong, China was thrown into fear in the early hours of Tuesday morning as a passenger train derailed during the morning rush hour, leaving eight people injured, authorities said. Images from the scene showed three carriages had left the tracks and were zigzagged across the rails near Hung Hom station in Kowloon — a …

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187 Nigerians have arrived Lagos with tales of violent acts and harrassment meted to them in South-Africa amidst ongoing xenophobic violence. Nigeria began repatriating more than 600 of its citizens from South Africa following a wave of deadly xenophobic attacks that frayed relations among neighbouring nations of the former apartheid nation. Nigerian airline Air Peace …

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The body of Zimbabwe’s long-time dictator, Robert Mugabe, arrived in the capital Harare on Wednesday, after being flown from Singapore where he died last week at the age of 95. His coffin, draped in a Zimbabwean flag, was carried by military officers out of the plane and down a red carpet flanked by soldiers, live …

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The South African government has moved to frustrate evacuation of Nigerians from the country following recent attacks on Nigerians and other Africans Only about 187 adults and children were successfully evacuated on Wednesday as against the 320 Nigerians expected back home. The flight arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 9.43pm. One of the …

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