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“Dr. Okonjo-Iweala makes history as the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO. Her term starts on the 1st of March 2021,” the global trade body said in a statement Monday afternoon.
Unknown gunmen suspected to be oil thieves have killed a soldier and made away with his weapon in Apoi Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
A dispute arose Monday night between the a leading food and infrastructure conglomerate, BUA, and the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) over claims by BUA that it had purchased one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine for Nigeria.
Thomas Tuchel has agreed to take over as Chelsea boss – and will be in charge for Wednesday night’s game against Wolves.
The Blues laboured to beat League Two side Luton Town 3-1 to qualify for the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Before then, the team won only two of their last eight Premier League matches.
Education minister Adamu Adamu announced Monday that 24,416 pupils who sat for the recently conducted National Common Entrance Examination, NCEE, passed with a minimum score of 66, newsmen reported.
“Our objective is to win the game, our target of four points in the two games is still possible. I believe in my team, it will be difficult, they also have a good team. We can play as well, we want to play forward and score goals but defend better.”
Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.
No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday declared that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Development Fund to provide easy credit facilities, will soon be launched in the state.
The former leader of the socio-political group, Afenifere, Reuben Fasoranti, has expressed support for the presidential ambition of the APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu.
The Chairman of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Kaduna State chapter, Murtala Aminu, has commended judiciary workers for their understanding and compliance with the ongoing industrial action by the union.
Mozambique is sending a medical team to identify the bodies of 12 people beheaded during an Islamic State attack last month on the northern gas exploration hub of Palma, an army spokesperson said.
The Federal Government has assured the people of the South East geopolitical zone that the construction of the second Niger Bridge will be completed in 2022.