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President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Paris, France, called on European countries and global financial institutions to consider reducing devastating effect of the Coronavirus pandemic on African economies by restructuring debt portfolios, opting for complete reliefs and releasing vaccines to the continent, which is still behind in protecting majority of its citizens.

President Buhari vows to deal with attackers of security personnel

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration will act firmly and decisively ‘‘against any and all persons fomenting or carrying out attacks on our Police Force and other security personnel”.

El Salvador approves Bitcoin as legal tender

Lawmakers in the Central American nation’s Congress passed a bill late Tuesday that will eventually allow the famously volatile digital currency to be used for many aspects of daily life, from property purchases to tax contributions.
Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek has spoken to CNBC about his plans to buy Arsenal.

Spotify chief ready to table improved second bid to complete Arsenal takeover

Ek’s original offer, said to be in the region of £1.8bn, was turned down by the Kroenke family last month, with the Swede later revealing he was told that the current owners ‘don’t need the money’.
FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a joint statement with Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (not seen) before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

France president slapped in the face — video

French President Emmanuel Macron has been slapped in the face on an official visit to the southeast of France.
Assimi Goita, the Malian colonel who ousted civilian President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane on May 24, has been sworn into office as the new interim president despite facing a diplomatic backlash over his second power grab in nine months.

Mali’s coup leader Goïta sworn in as transitional president

Assimi Goita, the Malian colonel who ousted civilian President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane on May 24, has been sworn into office as the new interim president despite facing a diplomatic backlash over his second power grab in nine months.
The US Supreme Court has barred New York from imposing coronavirus restrictions on houses of worship in a ruling likely to be heralded by conservatives as a victory for religious freedoms.

U.S. Supreme Court blocks permanent residency for some immigrants

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to let immigrants who have been allowed to stay in the United States on humanitarian grounds apply to become permanent residents if they entered the country illegally, siding with President Joe Biden's administration.
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Naomi Osaka pulls out of Berlin tourney

Naomi Osaka has pulled out of next week’s Berlin WTA grasscourt tournament in the wake of her controversial exit from the French Open, organisers confirmed Monday.
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Oyo APC, governor bicker over fresh killings

The All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State have differed on the fresh attack in Igangan, one of the towns in Ibarapaland, as scores of people were reported dead, following the invasion of the town by some suspected Fulani hardsmen, numbering 50 on Saturday night.
Africa medics warn of India-like Covid surge. (Photo by:Emmanuel Osodi/Majority World/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

India states start reopening as coronavirus cases dip

Major Indian states that have been virus hotpots are easing restrictions as Covid case numbers continue to fall.
Having advocated for peace, unity and development in his country, South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardit has resolved to invite Prophet TB Joshua into the country to hold prayers with his people.

Kayode Ajulo: TB Joshua building big university, mega project in hometown

Dr Kayode Ajulo, former National Secretary, Labour Party, has revealed that Prophet T. B. Joshua, founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations who died early Sunday morning initiated many projects to put his hometown in Akoko, Ondo State on the world map.
Manchester United announced on Friday they will create a fan advisory board to improve supporters' input into the club's decision-making processes after the backlash to the English giants involvement in the failed European Super League (ESL) project.

Glazers promise greater fan input during Manchester United decision-making

Manchester United announced on Friday they will create a fan advisory board to improve supporters' input into the club's decision-making processes after the backlash to the English giants involvement in the failed European Super League (ESL) project.
The outgoing Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.) has handed over the agency’s Air Ambulance to the new DG Ahmed Mustapha Habib and also thaked the staff and management for their total support during his tenure.

NEMA chief hands over air ambulance

The outgoing Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.) has handed over the agency’s Air Ambulance to the new DG Ahmed Mustapha Habib and also thaked the staff and management for their total support during his tenure.
Some shareholders of EkoCorps Plc, owners of EKO Hospital, on Thursday staged a peaceful protest over disenfranchisement of stakeholders and founders from participating in its Extra-Ordinary General Meeting.

EKO Hospital shareholders protest exclusion from AGM

Some shareholders of EkoCorps Plc, owners of EKO Hospital, on Thursday staged a peaceful protest over disenfranchisement of stakeholders and founders from participating in its Extra-Ordinary General Meeting.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina governor: I’m in love with acha meal

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari took time off at the weekend to delve into aspects of his private life, revealing to our correspondent that his favorite meal is ‘acha’ served with soup made with leaves from the boabab tree, (miya kuka in the Hausa language).
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks on his mobile phone during a special session of the Knesset whereby Israeli lawmakers elect a new president, at the plenum in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem June 2, 2021. REUTERS

Israeli premier hits back at deal to unseat him

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday fought back against an agreement by his political opponents for a government of left-wing, centrist and right-wing parties aimed at unseating him.
Students hold a banner and flash the three-finger salute as they take part in a protest against Myanmar’s junta, in Mandalay, Myanmar May 10, 2021. REUTERS-Stringer

Boycott, bombings mar Myanmar’s new school year

No more than a quarter of Myanmar's more than 12 million pupils enrolled for the new school year amid a protest boycott against military rule and in the wake of a series of bombings, an official of a teachers' group said.
Yair Lapid, head of the centrist Yesh Atid party, delivers a statement to the press before the party faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem May 31, 2021. Debbie Hill-Pool via REUTERS

Israel’s Yair Lapid enlists Benny Gantz, moves closer to unseating Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's opposition leader moved closer to unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday after agreeing terms with several parties, including one led by Defence Minister Benny Gantz, for a proposed new government, a spokesman said.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says arms used by its Eastern Security Network (ESN) are produced locally.

Group urges Nigerian government not to allow IPOB destabilise Southeast

A group, Concerned Northern Forum, CNF, has condemned the murder of Ahmad Ali Gulak in Owerri, Imo state and called on the Federal Government not to allow IPOB to turn the South Eastern part of Nigeria into the Banana Republic.
The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja.

PSC asks UAE to remove discriminatory travel protocol against Nigeria

The Federal Government has urged authorities of the United Arab Emirates, UAE, to remove its discriminatory travel protocol put in place against Nigeria in the wake of the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Benjamin Netanyahu’s legal challenge to rival’s PM bid is spurned

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party on Tuesday challenged the legality of a bid by a rival rightist to head a new Israeli government, but the last-gasp attempt at extending his leadership was rejected by President Reuven Rivlin.
Kemi, the baby mama of popular Nigerian singer, Lyta, has once more taken to her social media account to berate the singer for turning his back on their son just to sleep with another woman.

Lyta denied his own son just to have sex with new woman – baby...

Kemi, the baby mama of popular Nigerian singer, Lyta, has once more taken to her social media account to berate the singer for turning his back on their son just to sleep with another woman.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to build a secondary school for the Police in the State. He made the promise on Saturday while receiving delegation of the Police Wives Association of Nigeria (POWA) led by its President and Wife of the Inspector General of Police, Hajia Hajara Alkali, during a courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Marina. The Governor who received Hajia Alkali and her entourage in the company of the Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, said government will continue to support Lagos Police Command and officers’ wives in the State.

Lagos governor promises build police secondary school

He made the promise on Saturday while receiving delegation of the Police Wives Association of Nigeria (POWA) led by its President and Wife of the Inspector General of Police, Hajia Hajara Alkali, during a courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Marina.

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BBNaija: Kaisha and Lucy get physical at reunion

BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.
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China dismisses concern for Hong Kong freedom after tabloid closure

China's foreign ministry on Friday rejected comments by U.S. President Joe Biden that the closure of Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper signaled intensifying repression by Beijing in the semi-autonomous city.
A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.

Commercial motorcyclist abandons wife at Lagos hospital after giving birth to twins

A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital.
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Lagos council poll: Residents protest ‘imposition’ of chairmanship candidate

Some residents of Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State on Thursday, marched peacefully to the Lagos State House of Assembly in protest against alleged imposition of a chairmanship candidate.
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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett chairs the first weekly cabinet meeting of his new government in Jerusalem June 20, 2021. Emmanuel Dunand-Pool via REUTERS

Israel’s Naftali Bennett warns against nuclear talks with Iran’s ‘hangmen regime’

Israel condemned on Sunday the election of hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi as Iranian president, saying his would be a "regime of brutal hangmen" with which world powers should not negotiate a new nuclear deal.

Anambra election: PDP holds primary Saturday, adopts automatic delegate system

In view of the two judgments of the court served on the party, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party said the party has discarded the use of the three man ad-hoc delegates for the election of its governorship candidate in the November 6 election.
Kaduna based Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ustaz Yunus Usman, has said that Nigeria doesn’t need new Constitution.

Senior lawyer: Nigeria doesn’t need a new constitution

Kaduna based Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ustaz Yunus Usman, has said that Nigeria doesn’t need new Constitution, but continuous amendment of the existing Constitution, citing American Constitution that has been in use for more than 200 years without being replaced, but amended.
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YouTube to bring picture-in-picture to iPhones and iPads

The YouTube app on iOS will be getting picture-in-picture support, allowing all users to watch videos while doing other things on their iPhones and iPads.
Slovakia coach Stefan Tarkovic said Marek Hamsik might play as a striker for Wednesday’s game against Spain at Euro 2020, mirroring a game won by Slovakia seven years ago.

Euro 2020: Slovakia look back at 2014 win over Spain for boost

Slovakia coach Stefan Tarkovic said Marek Hamsik might play as a striker for Wednesday’s game against Spain at Euro 2020, mirroring a game won by Slovakia seven years ago.