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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry tests positive for covid-19

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry has contracted covid-19. This comes as negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) go...

Two firefighters killed in Peru as plane hits airport fire truck

Two Peruvian firefighters were killed Friday when a passenger plane collided with their truck during takeoff and then crashed on the runway, airport operators said. The...

Man United to terminate Ronaldo contract after interview

Manchester United’s lawyers are looking at how to bring Cristiano Ronaldo’s time at the club to an end following his explosive interview. The club said it had...

President Buhari approves salary increment for judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the implementation of enhanced salary and welfare scheme for judicial officers. The President disclosed this in Port Harcourt,...

Bulgaria charges five with helping Istanbul bombing suspect

Bulgaria has charged five people with helping one of the suspects in last weekend’s bombing in central Istanbul which killed six people, prosecutors said on Saturday....

World Cup Alcohol Ban: “Fans can survive without beer”, FIFA president tells critics

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino says football fans going to matches at the 2022 FIFA World Cup “will survive” if they’re not allowed to have alcohol. Infantino...

Nigerian airlines, others record 91% revenue growth – IATA

The International Air Transport Association has said that passengers revenue in Nigeria and other African countries rose by 90.5% between September 2021 and 2022 despite...

IMF advises FG to Raise VAT to 15%, remove fuel subsidy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the federal government to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) from its existing rate of 7.5 percent to 15 percent. This...

INEC to print 187 million ballot papers for 2023 elections

In preparation for the 2023 general elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has confirmed that it will print about 187 million...

India successfully launches first privately made rocket

India’s first privately developed rocket, Vikram-S, has successfully lifted off from the spaceport in Sriharikota on Friday, marking the foray of the private...