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Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

British lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria

Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
Health Minister Greg Hunt warned on Saturday, however, that despite the good signs, Australians will still have to keep their distance from others for the next half a year.

New Zealand included in Australia’s coronavirus vaccine deal

Australia is poised to sign a multi-million dollar deal with a British pharmaceutical giant to purchase and produce up to 30 million doses of its potential Covid-19 vaccine, in an agreement which would also support New Zealand and South Pacific nations.
Usain Bolt on arrival in Australia on Saturday for trial run on football career

Usain Bolt lands in Australia for A-League trial

Usain Bolt says he’s deadly serious about becoming a professional footballer and plans to show the world what he’s capable of after arriving in Australia Saturday for a trial stint with an A-League club.

Canada legalises recreational marijuana use

Canada’s upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalise recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalise cannabis, Reuters has reported.

FIFA intervention likely as Australia FF fails to pass reform

Australian football is embroiled in a governance crisis and could face a take-over from FIFA after Football Federation Australia failed to pass a proposed reform of its congress on Thursday.

Why I headbutted former prime minister – DJ

A self-described anarchist who headbutted former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has denied he attacked the politician because of his opposition to same-sex marriage.

Bali volcano on highest alert level, thousands flee

Indonesian officials raised the highest possible alert for a volcano on the resort island of Bali late Friday, after tremors prompted thousands to flee over fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years.

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Ahmad said the Executive Chairman of FIRS, Muhammad Nami, disclosed this at the inauguration of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Audit and Recovery of Back Years Stamp Duties and the unveiling of the FIRS Adhesive Stamp in Abuja.

FIRS rakes in N4.122 trillion in 10 months

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) yesterday put its overall 2020 performance from January to October at N4.122 trillion.

I didn’t sponsor thugs to attack community – Oyo council chief

The Caretaker Chairman of Orire Local Government of Oyo State, Mrs. Lidea Bankole, has denied allegation of sponsoring hoodlums to attack Tewure community.
Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus, has disclosed a personal detail about herself as it concerns her spiritual life.

Stella Damasus eulogises first husband Jaiye Aboderin

Newsmen note that Damasus and Aboderin got married in 1999 but the marriage did not last long as Aboderin died in 2004 leaving behind two daughters.

How money transfer operators sabotage naira – CBN chief

Despite an estimated annual diaspora remittance of $24 billion, international money transfer operators (IMTO) have been shortchanging recipients by delivering in local currency and using the hard currency to attack the naira.

Davido: I’ll be my driver’s best man during his wedding

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, says he would be the best man at his driver’s wedding.