• Police solicit support for corporal whose wife was delivered of triplets

    Police solicit support for corporal whose wife was delivered of triplets

    Police in Enugu State on Monday sought the support of public-spirited individuals, groups, and organisations for the family of a police corporal whose wife was delivered of a set of triplets on March 21. Helen, wife of Cpl. Kingsley Nnamani, serving in the Nsukka Urban Division of the Nigeria Police Force, successfully delivered the three bouncing baby boys. The new…

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  • WaterAid, partners, inaugurate female WASH facility in Bwari school

    WaterAid, partners, inaugurate female WASH facility in Bwari school

    WaterAid Nigeria in collaboration with its partners, inaugurated a female Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) facility at LEA Primary School, Tudun-fulani, Bwari Area Council, Abuja. The Country Director, WaterAid, Mrs Evelyn Mere, speaking on the project, said the event was in commemoration of the 2024 World Water Day. This year’s theme is ‘Water for Peace.’ She said the organisation, with…

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  • Unilever to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide

    Unilever to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide

    Consumer goods giant Unilever has announced plans to cut around 7,500 jobs globally as part of an overhaul aimed at saving around 684 million euros (869 million dollars) over the next three years. The Marmite-to-Dove soap firm said the jobs affected were largely office-based, and the move came as it looked to invest in technology to boost productivity and save…

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  • UK Economy Enters Recession Amidst Rising Inflation and Political Turmoil

    London, February 15, 2024: Official data released on Thursday confirms that the United Kingdom’s economy has slipped into recession after experiencing two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth in the latter half of the previous year. According to Reuters reports, the UK’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2023, following a 0.1 percent…

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  • Duegi publishing house opens in Abano Terme old railways station

    Abano Terme, Italy On Saturday, January 27th, 2024, a momentous occasion unfolded as the new offices of the Duegi Editrice publishing house were inaugurated within the historic confines of the old railway station in Abano Terme, located in the province of Padua, Italy. Founded in 1987 by Gianfranco Berto, Duegi Editrice has established itself as a leader in rail transport-related…

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  • Many dead as Russia missiles hit Ukraine’s Kiev, Kharkiv

    Kiev, Jan. 23, 2024 (dpa/NAN) Several people were killed in Ukraine after Russia fired missiles across the country, with explosions reported from the capital Kiev to the eastern city of Kharkiv. At least one woman was killed in Kiev, where a series of explosions were heard overnight and air-defence systems were activated, the local military administration said early Tuesday. Mayor…

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  • German court to pass judgment in 2021 synagogue arson case

    Ulm (Germany Jan. 16, 2024 (dpa/NAN) The verdict for the 2021 synagogue arson case is expected on Tuesday in the southern German city of Ulm, in the case that started more than two years ago. The prosecution accused a Turkish man of acting out of a motive of anti-Semitism by pouring gasoline along the wall of the synagogue in June…

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  • UK to send 20,000 troops to largest NATO exercise

    London, Jan. 15, 2024 (dpa/NAN) Britain will send 20,000 service personnel to one of NATO’s largest military exercises since the Cold War, as the alliance practices repelling an invasion by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces. Defence Secretary Grant Shapps will announce the deployment of Army, Navy, and RAF members to the 31-nation drill across Europe during a speech in London…

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  • Manchester University. From right: Prof Samuel Daramola, Dr Muhammed Abadi and Dr Obuks Ejohwomu after the evaluation of PhD Seminar of Architecture Students

    International Scholars Evaluate Caleb University’s Postgraduate Programmes

    On February 13, 2023, a team of international scholars gathered in the newly completed ultra-modern aerospace engineering building at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, to evaluate the post-field presentations of three PhD students from the Department of Architecture at Caleb University in Nigeria. The scholars assembled virtually in Meeting Room A-4 to assess the presentations, which were evaluated using…

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  • Putin Presents Ukraine War as Existential Battle for Survival of Russia

    One year after ordering the invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has cast the conflict with the West as an existential battle for the survival of Russia and its people. In an interview with Rossiya 1 state television, Putin said he was forced to take into account NATO’s nuclear capabilities in the context of the war. He described the…

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  • File image: Houses sit on the cliff edge in Hemsby, Norfolk (PA Archive)

    3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks North Sea, off UK Coast

    The North Sea was jolted by a 3.7 magnitude earthquake on Sunday morning, according to the French Military Applications Division. The quake struck at 7:14am, approximately 56 miles off the British coast. The British Geological Society (BGS) confirmed the event was recorded at a depth of 10km, making it a shallow earthquake, which are felt more intensely than deeper ones.…

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  • Primary school holds centenary celebration in Kaduna

    Many old pupils of Local Education Authority (LEA) Primary School, Makarfi Central, established in 1922 in Kaduna State, attended its centenary celebration to reunite and honour some of the old students and teachers of the school. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the school started with 14 pupils when it was established as the second primary school after…

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  • China’s ambassador to the UK has been summoned to the Foreign Office amid a diplomatic row over the arrest and alleged beating of a BBC journalist covering

    UK summons Chinese ambassador over arrest of BBC journalist

    China’s ambassador to the UK has been summoned to the Foreign Office amid a diplomatic row over the arrest and alleged beating of a BBC journalist covering COVID protests in Shanghai. According to a UK government source, Zheng Zeguang has been called by Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, over the treatment of cameraman Edward Lawrence, who the BBC said was “beaten…

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  • Africa IP SME Helpdesk: Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku; the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah and a former Chairman of the...

    Africa IP SME Helpdesk promoting Economic growth for EU-AFRICA

    Africa IP SME Helpdesk: Inaugurated in Rome on October 21, 2021 during the EU-Africa SME Summit, the Helpdesk works with relevant IP Agencies and Organisations to create a mutually beneficial economic ecosystem between the EU and African States, by promoting bilateral cooperation in addressing intellectual property issues. It is part of the Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Project in Africa…

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  • Queen Elizabeth II dead at 96

    Queen Elizabeth II has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow,” the palace said in a statement. “Flags across the U.K. were lowered to half-mast ahead of a national minute’s silence and the start of…

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  • Liz Truss to be Britain’s next prime minister

    Liz Truss will be the next prime minister of the U.K. after comfortably seeing off rival Rishi Sunak in the race to lead the governing Conservative Party. Truss, currently the U.K’s foreign secretary, won 81,326 votes from Conservative members versus 60,399 for Sunak, the former chancellor who quit over his differences with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Truss will fly to…

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  • Britain says 500 migrants intercepted crossing the Channel

    Nearly 500 people attempting to cross the English Channel in small boats on Monday were intercepted, British authorities have reported. The authorities brought 395 people ashore from 12 boats on Monday, while another 101 people on four boats were intercepted by the French. This meant that more than 4,500 people have been brought to Britain since the start of the…

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