Federal Government Accuses World powers Of Frustrating Fight Against Insurgency

The Federal Government has appealed to the world powers not to be weighed by unsubstantiated arguments to deny the country vital platforms and weapons to fight insecurity. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the appeal on Thursday when he featured on the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja. “When the international community is weighed by unsubstantiated arguments to deny the country of vital platforms and weapons to fight insecurity, you cannot turn round to accuse the country of not fighting terrorism,’ he said.   The…

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WHO Says Prolonged Wearing Of Face Mask Not Dangerous

The World Health Organization Has Said A Claim Being Widely Shared On Social Media That The Prolonged Wearing Of Masks Can Be Dangerous Is “Not True At All”,. An Article Making The Claim First Appeared Online In Spanish Towards The End Of April. It Circulated Widely In Spanish-Speaking Countries, Before A Translation Appeared On English Outlets And A Nigerian News Site. The Report Alleged That Prolonged Breathing While Wearing Masks Leads To Inhalation Of Carbon Dioxide, Which Makes People Dizzy And Deprives The Body Of Oxygen. It Also Claimed People…

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Indian And Chinese Troops ‘Clash On Border’ In Sikkim

Dozens of Indian and Chinese soldiers have exchanged physical blows in a clash on the shared border, Indian media report. Seven Chinese and four Indian troops were injured, an army official reportedly said, near the Naku La sector in the border state of Sikkim. Local commanders spoke and resolved the dispute, which took place on Saturday. The two countries have competing claims over their shared 3,400 kilometre (2,100 mile) border. The latest tense face-off took place near the Naku La sector in Sikkim, more than 5,000 metres (16,400ft) above sea…

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Coronavirus: Germany Infection Rate Rises As Lockdown Eases

Coronavirus infections are rising in Germany, official data shows, just days after the country eased its lockdown restrictions. According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Germany’s reproduction rate – the number of people each confirmed patient infects – is now above 1. This means the number of infections is now rising in the country. The report came as thousands of Germans gathered on Saturday calling for a total end to the lockdown. Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a broad relaxation of national restrictions on Wednesday after talks with the leaders of…

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Nigeria, Other Developing Countries Seek End To Worsening Health Challenges, Sign MoU

  Nigeria And 7 Other Developing Countries Have Signed Memorandum Of Understanding To Solve Health Challenges Confronting Their Respective Countries. Nigerian Minister Of State For Foreign Affairs Zubairu Dada Signed On Behalf Of Nigerian Government. Correspondent Alhassan Bala Has More. Spread the love

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Pres. Buhari, ECOWAS Leaders Lament Terrorists Attack, Calls For new Strategy

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Has On Saturday Express Anger Over The Recurring Attack By  Terrorists In The Sub-Region. Buhari While Speaking At The 56th Ordinary Session Of The ECOWAS Authority Of Heads Of State And Governments, Says The Leaders In The Sub-Region Need To Re-Strategize On How To End Terrorism.  Correspondent Alhassan Bala Report The Chairman Of The ECOWAS Authority Of Heads Of State And Governments Muhammadou Issoufou And The President Of ECOWAS Commission Jean-Claude Kassi As Expressing Concern Over Security Threat In The Sub-Region.  www.itvabuja.tv www.youtube.com/itvabujang www.facebook.com/itvabujang Twitter:@itv_abuja Instagram:@itv_abuja…

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Algerian Ex-Prime Minister Tebboune Wins Presidential Election

Algeria’s Electoral Body Has On Friday Annouced Former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune As Winner Of The Country’s Thursday’s Presidential Election With 58 Per Cent Of The Vote, According To Preliminary Results. The Electoral Body’s Head Said In A Televised News Conference The Final Voter Turnout Was 40 Per Cent,. Tebboune Served As Prime Minister For Less Than Three Months In 2017. He Was Then Dismissed By Then-President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika. www.itvabuja.tv www.itvabuja.tv/live www.facebook.com/itvabujang www.youtube.com/itvabujang twitter:@itv_abuja instragram:@itv_abuja Spread the love

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Prisoner Swap: Iran Frees Chinese-American Scholar For US-Held Iranian Scientist 

A Chinese-American researcher convicted of spying in Iran is to be freed in an apparent exchange for the release of an Iranian scientist held by the US. Xiyue Wang was arrested in Iran in 2016 for “collaborating with foreign governments”. A stem cell expert Massoud Soleimani, was arrested at Chicago airport last year. He was accused of attempting to export biological materials to Iran. Both deny the charges. US President Donald Trump said in a statement from the White House on Saturday that Wang was “returning to the United States”.…

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Kenya Police Officers Among Eight Killed In Bus Attack

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Office Said On Saturday  That Kenyan Police Officers Were Among Eight People Killed When Gunmen Suspected To Be From Somalia’s Al Shabaab Islamist Militant Group Attacked A Passenger Bus On Friday Evening. The Vehicle, Belonging To The Medina Bus Company, Was Attacked On A Lonely Stretch Of Road In The Kotulo Area As It Travelled Between The Towns Of Wajir And Mandera, Close To The Border With Somalia. Al Shabaab Said It Had Carried Out The Attack And That It Had Killed 10 People Including “Secret Security…

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Commonwealth Medical Association Urges Malaysian Government To Withdraw Amendments To Poison Act

The Commonwealth Medical Association, CMA, hasurged the Malaysian government to withdraw the proposed amendment to the poison act. This was contained in a statement signed by the president CMA Dr Osahon Enabulele He says the attention of the CMA that there is an attempt by the Government of Malaysia, through the Ministry of Health of Malaysia, to introduce some amendments to the extant Poison Act of Malaysia. Stressing that the proposed amendments seek to compel Physicians to mandatorily issue prescriptions to patients upon their demand, failing which such physicians are…

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