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YouTube is the last major tech company that has not banned US President Donald Trump from posting on its platforms after last week’s Capitol riot.
Clean sweep by Democrats allows them to enact big-spending policies likely to benefit the economy, investors say.
South Korea is sending a delegation to Iran to seek the release of a tanker seized in Gulf waters by Iranian forces, with a senior diplomat set to go ahead with a scheduled visit to Tehran on Sunday amid tensions over $7bn in Iranian funds frozen in Korean banks due to sanctions imposed by the United States.
British Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he was incredibly worried about a new variant of the coronavirus found in South Africa, Reuters news agency reports.
Argentina began to vaccinate its citizens against the coronavirus on Tuesday, administering the first of 300,000 doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine delivered last week, the government said.
Politicians in Argentina have voted yes to a bill that brings the largely Catholic country one step closer to legalising abortion, a change long-sought by women’s rights activists.
Rebel forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region claimed they shot down a military plane and retook a town from federal forces on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory in the northern region.
A manhunt is under way after a group of sword and gun-wielding attackers killed four people in a remote part of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, including one who was beheaded and one burned to death.
Arianna O’Dell, a 30-year-old entrepreneur and songwriter based in New York City, had a tumultuous four-year journey in cryptocurrency before selling her investments in February.
Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine has been released on bail, local media reported, as police said the death toll in clashes triggered by his arrest earlier this week hit 37.
The administration of United States President Donald Trump has put on hold an effort to blacklist Ant Group Co Ltd, the Chinese financial technology company affiliated with e-commerce giant Alibaba, following a phone call between a company executive and a top US government official, four people familiar with the matter said.
A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
The Iraqi government has suspended the licence of the Reuters news agency after it published a story claiming the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country was higher than the number officially reported.
Reports by Johns Hopkins University, New York Times and Reuters news agency, all showed that the country has recorded no fewer than 20,506 COVID-19-related deaths.
The Federal Government says the speculated plan by the U.S. to add Nigeria to its existing list of visa travel ban countries is ill conceived.
At least two protesters have been killed and dozens injured in central Baghdad when Iraq's security forces launched tear gas canisters to disperse demonstrators trying to breach the capital's Sinak bridge, according to activists and officials.
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The Senate has taken a swipe at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources over the payment of N98.4 million for the printing of leaflets for the awareness campaign programme for the Petroleum Industrial Bill without due process.
Akinbami was kidnapped by unknown gunmen at his petrol station along Ado-Ijan road around 9pm on Sunday, January 10, and whisked away to unknown destination.
But Mrs Akpoti, in a statement on Sunday, said the award does not take into cognisance the bloody events of the 2019 elections where the governor and his administrators alleged violent actions against her and other female opposition voices in the state. NCWS can’t be ignorant of the reportage by the many national and international observers where I was an observee.
Rivers State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of one of its officer, Sergeant Ibrahim Odege, for alleged involvement in an armed robbery in Port Harcourt.
Özil said his goodbyes at London Colney on Sunday, and was later given permission to travel to Istanbul ahead of completing his free transfer to the Süper Lig side.
Ozil was not registered in Arsenal's Premier League and Europa League squads this season and has been free to talk to other clubs since the beginning of January with his Gunners deal expiring in the summer.
As resident doctors strike in Taraba state enters week three, the state government, Tuesday said the demands of the aggrieved doctors were beyond the payment of COVID-19 hazard and inducement allowance.
Vice Chancellors of some federal and state universities and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, were at daggers drawn yesterday over resumption of universities in the face of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
Reason: the industry is faced with a tougher operating environment that could threaten the operators’ ability to meet their stakeholders’ needs and expectations yet perform meaningful corporate social responsibility roles.
Britain is concerned about the spread of COVID-19 in supermarkets and particularly people not wearing masks in them, Minister for COVID Vaccine Deployment Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.