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Indonesia rejected this year a proposal by the United States to allow its P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance planes to land and refuel there, according to four senior Indonesian officials familiar with the matter.

Indonesia rejected US request to host spy planes

Officials tell Reuters Indonesia turned down a US request to allow its P-8 Poseidon planes to land and refuel there.

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Pakistani Nobel laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, has signed a deal with Apple TV+ that will see her produce dramas and documentaries focusing on women and children.

Malala Yousafzai teams up with Apple for content aimed at women, children

Pakistani Nobel laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, has signed a deal with Apple TV+ that will see her produce dramas and
8. Former African champions, Super Eagles, were held to a scoreless draw by the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in the Africa Cup of Nations 2022 qualifier in Freetown on Tuesday.

Ex-DRC skipper: Why Nigeria won’t win Africa Cup of Nations

Former DR Congo captain Gabriel Zakuani has expressed his pessimism that Nigeria can win the Africa Cup of Nations next year.
Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara governor secures release of 10 kidnap victims

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has again secured the release of ten kidnapped victims without ransom.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Coronavirus loans: CBN directs banks to extend discounted interest rates

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed commercial banks to formally extend repayment of credit facilities given to cushion the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Abiodun (left) receiving the vaccines on Monday in Abeokuta

NPHCDA: Nigerian states to flag-off coronavirus vaccination on Wednesday

Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on Monday said most governors have agreed to flag-off COVID-19 vaccination on Wednesday.

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Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to invest $10 billion for the expansion of renewable energy projects in the continent, over the next five years.

AfDB approves $1.3 million grants for women’s access to digital finance

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two grants of $1.3 million for research aimed to increase African women’s access to a range of digital financial services, including loans and micro-insurance.
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Zamfara governor: I’m ready to resign if it will end insecurity

The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, says he is ready to resign if that will end insecurity in his state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja received Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who updated him on the progress so far in the implementation of the Economic Sustainability Plan.

President Buhari: VP Osinbajo a reliable, competent deputy

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he marks his 64th birthday anniversary on Monday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN introduces N5 insective per dollar for diaspora remittances

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Saturday introduced a new incentive to encourage inflow of diaspora remittances.
Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy is irreplaceable and the club will look to ease the goalscoring burden on the English striker by strengthening the squad in the summer transfer window, manager Brendan Rodgers said.

Leicester boss: Jamie Vardy is irreplaceable

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy is irreplaceable and the club will look to ease the goalscoring burden on the English striker by strengthening the squad in the summer transfer window, manager Brendan Rodgers said.