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How Buhari performed last week, changed wife Aisha’s aides

Mr Buhari ended the week, approving the appointments, redeployment and sacking of his wife’s aides. The post How Buhari performed last week, changed wife Aisha’s aides appeared first on Peoples Gazette. Get updates news from www.globaltimesng.com

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Senator Shuaibu Lau becomes new deputy minority leader

Senator Shuaibu Isa Lau of Taraba North is now the Deputy Minority Leader in the Nigerian Senate. On Tuesday, Senate President Ahmad Lawan read a letter from the PDP’s National Chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, announcing Senator Lau’s appointment as the upper chamber’s new Deputy Minority Leader. He was selected by the Peoples Democratic Party Minority […]

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AfDB President: Buhari’s leadership crucial to Africa’s development

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank has asserted the importance of Nigeria’s leadership in developing the African continent. He added that achieving the desired development requires commitment and positive contribution of the most populous black nation. The former minister of Agriculture via a post on his Twitter page on Saturday noted that as the […]

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Brazil returnee excretes cocaine pellets at Enugu airport after selling 48 pellets for N1m in Ethiopia

48-year-old man, Iloduba Augustine, has confessed to have swallowed 58 pellets of cocaine out of which he excreted 48 pellets which were delivered to a Kenyan while on transit in Addis Ababa for a fee of N1 million with the intention to sell the remaining in Lagos. Augustine, who was a passenger of Ethiopian Airline […]

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EU delays 90 million euros in aid to Ethiopia over Tigray crisis

The European Union has postponed nearly 90 million euros in budget support payments to Ethiopia due to the bloc’s concerns over the crisis in the northern Tigray region, according to an internal EU document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The delay appears intended to reinforce the EU’s request for a response from Ethiopian authorities over […]

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U.S. senators seek possible sanctions over Ethiopia conflict abuses

Two U.S. senators have called on their government to consider imposing sanctions on any political or military officials found to be responsible for human rights violations during a month of conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. The proposed resolution was introduced on Wednesday by Senator Ben Cardin, a Democrat, and Senator Jim Risch, a Republican. […]

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Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US troops dismays some Somalis

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops out of Somalia in the waning days of his presidency triggered dismay on Saturday from some Somalis, who appealed to the incoming U.S. president to reverse the decision. “The U.S. decision to pull troops out of Somalia at this critical stage in the successful fight against al-Shabab […]

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Ethiopian flight arrives Abuja amid pomp, passengers decry coronavirus test fee

Following the resumption of international flights after five months of COVID-19 lockdowns, Ethiopian Airline, yesterday, landed Abuja from Addis Ababa at about 1:35p.m. The ET 911 flight, with about 120 passengers on board, was received amid pomp. Originally billed to land 12noon, the plane was delayed by some flyers that were yet to pay their […]

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