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Bushfire smoke disrupted the Australian Open build-up Wednesday for a second straight day to deepen concerns about the fate of the year’s first tennis Grand Slam, but a cool change late in the day raised hopes of rain soaking the blazes.
Climate change rallies have been held in Australia by thousands of protesters critical of the government’s handling of the bushfire crisis. A demonstration in Sydney has reportedly attracted 30,000 people, while events have also been held in other major cities.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.
Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.
A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.
Nigerian striker Anthony Okpotu scored a brace to lead his team US Monastir to a flawless win over Stade Tunisien in the Tunisia ligue 1 encounter on Sunday.
A pastor, who is to perform a deliverance on a family in Anambra State, died in his sleep hours before the exercise.
President of the Nigeria Boxing Board of Control Dr. Rafiu Ladipo has stated that his life time wish as President of the NBB of C will be to see an Anthony Joshua fight happen in Nigeria as the IBF, IBO and WBO belt holder gets tipped to fight Tyson Fury by so many boxing lovers.
The Federal Government has revealed that the sum N86 billion has been paid to members of academic unions of the tertiary institutions as earned academic allowances between 2013 to 2019 financial years.
The reconciliation move by the Kano elders led by Alhaji Bashir Tofa to amicably settle the matter on the creation of new emirates has on Thursday suffered a set back.