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Jan 23, 2020
Three American crew helping to battle Australia’s devastating bushfires were killed Thursday when their water-bombing plane crashed in mountainous terrain during a sortie to tackle another outbreak of the deadly…
Jan 23, 2020
World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday postponed taking a decision on whether the mysterious coronavirus that killed at least 17 people and sickened hundreds of others in China a global…
Jan 22, 2020
Israeli researchers have discovered a method to rejuvenate the kidneys, which has the potential to eliminate the need for dialysis in the future, Israel’s Sheba Medical Center said on Wednesday.…
Jan 22, 2020
As the world’s dominant currency, the US dollar maintained its leading role in forex trading last year. The US dollar was on the side of 88 per cent of all…
Jan 21, 2020
Oil price rises on blockade of Libya’s major oilfields; here are the implications for the Nigerian economy Global oil market responded to the escalating crisis in Libya on Monday after…
Jan 20, 2020
World leaders committed Sunday at a Berlin summit to ending all foreign meddling in Libya’s war and to uphold a weapons embargo, as part of a broader plan to end…
Jan 20, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes 11 days…
Jan 18, 2020
The Federal Government has approved the evaluation of Omega Visitect Cluster Differentiation Molecule 4 (Omega CD4) Rapid Test Kit to monitor patients living with HIV, responding to Anti-Retroviral Therapy. CD4…
Jan 16, 2020
Assassinations, militaries on high alert, geopolitical tensions at the boil. Any one of these in Persian Gulf countries would have roiled oil prices a few years ago. Today, even in…
Jan 14, 2020
As the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, completed shortlisting of successful applicants, a total of 664,934 have lost out in its job recruitment exercise. Already, NCS has short-listed162,399 applicants or 19.7…
Jan 13, 2020
Brazil could begin using the fifth generation wireless technology for digital cellular networks, or 5G, in two years' time, Marcos Pontes, Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications said…
Jan 11, 2020
US Army vehicle in southern Afghanistan has been hit a Taliban roadside bomb, officials reported on Saturday with no immediate details of casualties. Provincial police spokesman Jamal Nasir Barkzai told…
Jan 11, 2020
The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated a multi-million naira laboratory in Port Harcourt to detect and analyse samples of oil spillage in the country. The Minister of State for Environment,…
Jan 08, 2020
Despite the claims of optimists, the odds that an international conflict will snowball into a bloody war haven’t gone down significantly since the end of World War II. Trump administration…
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