MALI: Junta accept 18 months transition government

MALI: Junta agrees to 18-month transition government

The head of Mali’s military junta, Colonel Assimi Goita, has vowed to establish an 18 months transition government in Mali. He made this declaration on Saturday, at the close of talks on returning Mali to civilian rule following the August 18th coup d’état in the country. An expert group appointed by the junta adopted a charter for an 18-month transition…

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BREAKING: Kano Police arrests 259 suspected criminals

BREAKING: Kano Police arrests 259 suspected criminals

The Kano State Police Command said on Wednesday at least 259 suspected criminals had been arrested in different parts of the state in the last six weeks. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Habu Ahmad, who disclosed this at a press conference in Kano, he said the police also recovered 150 crates of expired Cola-Cola drinks. Ahmad added that the suspects were…

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Rawlins Reaches Half Century Sussex’s First Innings

Delray Rawlins Reaches Half Century in Sussex’s first innings. Rawlins scored a half-century during their Bob Willis Trophy match against Surrey at the Kia Oval. The Bermuda all-rounder, batting at No 4, struck 64 off 88 balls, including six fours and two sixes as Sussex scored 415 runs all out off 118.3 overs. Opening batsman Tom Haines top scored for…

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Ghana President, Akufo-Addo emerges new ECOWAS chairman

Ghana President, Akufo-Addo emerges new ECOWAS chairman

The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo, has emerged as the new Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He was elected president at the 57th ECOWAS Summit in Niamey, capital of Niger on Monday. The Ghana Ministry of Information announced this via his Twitter handle. He tweeted; “President @NAkufoAddo has just been elected as the new Chairman of…

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MALI: Junta leader visits President Keita in hospital

MALI: Junta leader visits President Keita in hospital

The head of Mali’s new Junta on Thursday visited the man he ousted, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, at a hospital where the former president is being treated for a mini-stroke, family and medical sources said. “A delegation from the ruling military, led by Colonel Assimi Goita, visited (the) former president in the clinic,” a doctor told AFP, speaking on condition of…

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BREAKING: Ousted Mali President Keïta suffers stroke

Ousted Mali President Keita suffers stroke

The Ousted Mali President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, who has not been seen in public since his August 18 ouster in a coup, has been hospitalised after suffering a brief stroke-like attack, a doctor said Wednesday. Keita, 75, was admitted to a private clinic in the capital Bamako on Tuesday evening, he said. “According to thorough analysis, the president was the…

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I cure Covid-19 patients by laying hands on them – Oyedepo

I cure Covid-19 patients by laying hands on them – Oyedepo

The founder of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo has again claimed that he can cure patients infected with the Covid-19 virus. By just laying his hands on them. The cleric who made the claim while addressing his congregation on Sunday said that he would embrace and breathe into COVID-19 patients without any fear of contracting the disease. According to Oyedepo,…

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EDO GUBER: Oba of Benin to invite candidates for peace pact

EDO GUBER: Oba of Benin to invite candidates for peace pact

Worried by the forthcoming Guber election, the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Square II on Thursday, said he would invite all the governorship candidates participating in the forthcoming governorship election in the state to his palace to sign a peace agreement especially, the two major political parties; the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives…

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MALI COUP: ECOWAS, Junta talks ends in standstill

MALI COUP: Junta, ECOWAS talks end in standstill

Talks between the ECOWAS envoys to Mali and Junta group ended on deadlocks onMonday, without a deal agreed on by both sides on how the country will return to civilian rule, following the coup last week. However, they ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita – whose return to office had been initially demanded by the West African leaders (ECOWAS), no longer…

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COUP: Jonathan, other West African leaders lands in Mali

Coup: Jonathan, other West African leaders lands in Mali

West African leaders arrived in Mali on Saturday to try to push for a speedy return to civilian rule after a military coup in the troubled nation. The delegation, headed by former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, planning to meet members of the new junta as well as ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Rebel soldiers seized Keita and other leaders after…

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13 dead as militants raid two villages in Congo

13 dead as militants raid two villages in Congo

No fewer than 13 persons have lost their life in a raid by those who are suspected to be Islamic militants in two villages in Eastern Congo. The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan armed group operating in North Kivu province in Democratic Republic of Congo, have killed more than 1,000 civilians since the start of 2019, according to United…

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Adobe Lightroom iOS update permanently deleted users’ photos

Adobe Lightroom iOS update permanently deleted A recent update to the Adobe Lightroom app permanently deleted some iOS users’ photos and presets, an Adobe rep confirmed on the Photoshop feedback forums. Adobe has since corrected the issue, which was first spotted by PetaPixel, but not before drawing the ire of many disappointed users. An update to version 5.4 of the app for the…

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Soldiers arrest Mali President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita

Soldiers arrest Mali President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita

Multiple reports suggest Mali President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita has been arrested and possibly held hostage by mutinying soldiers. According to the reports, the actions began with gunfire inside a key military base, some 15km (nine miles) from the Malian capital, Bamako, on Tuesday morning. In the centre of Bamako, young men looted a government-owned building and set it on fire.…

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Trump attacks Michelle Obama for citing an outdated COVID-19 death toll in her pre-recorded DNC speech.

Donald Trump attacks Michelle Obama President Donald Trump attacked former First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday by pointing out that she cited an outdated coronavirus death toll in her pre-recorded DNC speech. President Donald Trump tore into former First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday after she delivered a poignant speech on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention and pointed out…

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Appeals court lets emoluments case against Trump continue

Appeal court continues case against Trump An ethics lawsuit against President Donald Trump that argues business interests are conflicts of interest and violate the US Constitution can continue in federal court, a federal appeals court said Monday.The lawsuit, the plaintiffs of which include a hotel operator and a group of restaurants, argues that Trump’s “vast, complicated and secret” business arrangements violate a…

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Trump says he may hold a White House funeral service for his younger brother Robert

Trump aims to hold a funeral President Donald Trump is eyeing a White House funeral service later this week for his younger brother, Robert, who died over the weekend in a New York hospital. “We’re looking at Friday. And we may do just a small service right here at the White House,” Trump told reporters Monday as he departed Washington…

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Trump says world leaders seek his aid with Erdogan

Trump says world leaders seek his aid US President Donald Trump said Monday world leaders have sought his help with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, because he claimed the Turkish leader will only listen to him. “The heads of countries last week they called me up, ‘could you call Erdogan?’” Trump said during a Fox News interview, quoting world leaders…

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LEBANON: FBI set to join Beirut explosion probe

LEBANON: FBI set to join Beirut explosion probe

BEIRUT — A team of FBI investigators is due to arrive in Lebanon this weekend to take part in the probe of Beirut’s massive explosion, a senior U.S official said on Saturday after visiting the location of the blast. David Hale, U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs, called for a thorough and transparent investigation. He said the FBI team…

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NYCPBA, NYPD endorse Donald Trump for the US Presidency

NYCPBA, NYPD endorse Donald Trump for the US Presidency

The Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York (NYCPBA) and the New York Police Department (NYPD) today, endorse the US President, Donald Trump for the 2020 Presidential election. Trump was formally endorsed by the union during the event at his New Jersey golf course, where PBA President Pat Lynch said it was the first time he could recall…

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Huge Breakthrough!! US, Israel, UAE in a Peace Agreement

Huge Breakthrough!! US, Israel, UAE in a Peace Agreement

Finally, the United States US, Israel and the United Arab Emirates UAE has reached on a historic peace agreement on Thursday, which will lead to a full normalisation of diplomatic relationships between the US and two middle Eastern Nations. According to the White House officials, the peace agreement was the product of a lengthy discussions between the three Nations. The…

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BREAKING: Walter Carrington, ex US ambassador to Nigeria is dead

Walter Carrington, ex US ambassador to Nigeria is dead

Walter Carrington, a former United States US ambassador to Nigeria is dead. Carrington’s wife, Arese Carrington, confirmed his death on Wednesday. Carrington was a key figure in Nigeria’s quest for democracy in the early 90s. He featured prominently in the struggle to revalidate the June 12, 1993, presidential election presumably won by the late business mogul, Chief M.K.O. Abiola. However,…

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United States test runs Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

United States test runs, Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

The United States on Tuesday successfully tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a launch directed from an airborne command center, the Air Force said. The missile was launched at 12:21 am (0721 GMT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, traveling 6,700 kilometers (4,200 miles) over the Pacific Ocean before landing in the sea near the Marshall Islands. “The test…

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Popular Twitter teen hacker arrested

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind hacker of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case. Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the…

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Microsoft in advance talk to buy TikTok

Microsoft is in talks to acquire TikTok, the immensely popular social media app known for its fun short-form videos, in a move that could prevent the Trump administration from banning it from the US, according to reports. The Seattle tech giant founded by Bill Gates is in discussions to buy TikTok in a deal valued in the tens of billions,…

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Facebook seals partnerships with music giants

Facebook has completed a series of deals for the right to show music videos, according to people familiar with the matter, vaulting the social network into a medium dominated by YouTube. Partnerships with the three largest music companies Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group are expected to be announced soon, said the people, who asked not…

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Hundreds of children at US summer camp test positive

Hundreds of children at US summer camp test positive

Hundreds of children contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) at a summer camp in the US state of Georgia last month, health authorities said Friday, adding to a growing body of evidence that minors are both susceptible to infection and vectors of transmission. The coronavirus (COVID-19) infected at least 260 of the 597 attendees (US children), the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Dubai Crown Prince, pays hospital bill of a Nigerian mother

UAE Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan pays hospital bill of a Nigerian mother

Prince Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the crown prince Dubai, has paid for the hospital expenses of a Nigerian mother and quadruplets strandeded in the city’s hospital with a very big medical bills. Suliyat Adulkareem, 29, gave birth to the babies, two boys, and two girls, at the Latifa Hospital for Women and Children on July 1.…

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Egypt jails TikTok women influencers over indecent content

Egypt jails TikTok women influencers over indecent content

Egypt jails TikTok women influencers over indecent content. An Egyptian court has sentenced five female social media influencers to two years in jail each on charges of violating public morals. The verdict against Haneen Hossam, Mowada al-Adham, and three others came after they had posted footage on video-sharing app TikTok. Read also: Mamman Daura says ‘I don’t dictate to Buhari’…

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BREAKING: Sen Nicholas Tofowomo sacks over 90 aides

BREAKING: Sen Nicholas Tofowomo sacks over 90 aides

Sen Nicholas Tofowomo, the Senator representing the Ondo South Senatorial District of Ondo State at the 9th National Assembly, had sacked about 92 aides working for him. Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo announced the disengagement and termination of their appointment on Friday. According to the the Sen Nicholas, the dismissal of the 92 political aides to the senator takes immediate effect from July 24, 2020.…

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Nepotism is the root of corruption in Nigeria — Sanusi

Muhammad Sanusi popularly known as Sanusi Lamido Sanisu has said that Nepotism in the system added with incompetent leaders at the helms of affairs in the country, are the roots of corruption in Nigeria Sanusi, a former Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, who spoke at a webinar organised by Emmanuel Chapel on Friday, said that corruption will continue to…

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