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COVID-19: US Embassy Announces Arrival Of Four Million Doses Of

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. At a hand-over ceremony, Chargé D’affaires Kathleen Fitzgibbon delivered the shipment to Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chair of […]

U.S Launches Airstrikes Against Iran-Backed Militias In Iraq, Syria

The United State says it has carried out air strikes against Iran-backed militias near the Iraq-Syria border in response to drone attacks on its forces in Iraq. A pentagon spokesman said the strikes targeted operational and weapons storage facilities at three locations. US officials alleged that rockets are frequently fired at them from the facilities. […]

Putin Accuses US Of Double Standard In Treating Capitol Rioters

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of double standards in its treatment of Capitol rioters. He said it was wrong for the US to criticise crackdowns on anti-Government protests overseas, while prosecuting Americans with political demands. Speaking at a business forum in St Petersburg, Mr Putin set expectations low for his Summit […]

Turkey To Host Afghanistan Peace Talks From April 24

Turkey is hosting a crucial meeting this month to be attended by the United Nations and Qatar as part of a United States-backed push to see a peace agreement between Afghanistan’s warring sides finalised. The Taliban has said it will not attend the meeting on the Afghan peace process in Turkey if it took place […]

Mexico Prosecutors Arrest 30 Marines

Prosecutors in Mexico have arrested 30 Marines in connection with the disappearance of an unspecified number of people in the Northern State of Tamaulipas in 2014, the Navy said. This was contained in a statement by the Navy Secretariat. The statement did not elaborate on the precise date of the disappearances or the number of […]

Natanz Attack: Iran’s Zarif Vows Revenge Against Israel

Foreign Minister Mr Mohammad Javad Zarif has vowed revenge against Israel for an attack on Iran’s main nuclear facilities at Natanz. The Minister added that it will not stop high-level talks to restore the country’s nuclear deal with world powers. In a private meeting with Lawmakers on Monday, Mr Zarif pointed out that top Israeli […]

U.S. To Send Two Warships To Black Sea Amid Russia-Ukraine

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has said the United States will send two Warships through the Bosphorus to the Black Sea next week as tensions simmer between Russia and Ukraine. The Ships will pass through the Bosphorus and enter the increasingly restless region on April 14 and 15, 2021; leaving on May 4 and May 5, […]

Trump ‘Offered Kim Jong Un A Ride Home On Air

Former US President, Mr Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Mr Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One after a summit in Hanoi two years ago. According to a new BBC documentary, Mr Kim and Mr Trump first engaged in a war of words and mutual threats, before an extraordinary diplomatic bromance […]

“We Look Forward To Working With Joe Biden, Kamala Harris”

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his Government is ready to work with President Joe Biden and vice-President Kamala Harris. He added that he hopes that a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria, as well as the African continent will be marked.  President Buhari in a communique by his special Media Aide, Mr Garba Shehu, […]

Biden’s Inauguration: US On Alert For Armed Protest

A top Aide to United States President-elect, Mr Joe Biden has said the incoming President would sign about a dozen executive orders on his first day in office, as police fearing violence from President Trump supporters staged a nationwide security operation ahead of the inauguration. Authorities in Washington, where Wednesday’s inauguration will take place, said […]