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UNITED KINGDOM BANS HEALTH WORKERS FROM BRINGING DEPENDANTS.

The United Kingdom UK has banned Health and Care Workers from bringing dependants to the country. This was made known by the UK Home Office via its official X handle yesterday as part of its plan to reduce migration into the country, adding that overseas care workers brought an estimated 120,000 dependants to the UK in the year ending September 23. It would be recalled that the Home Office of the United Kingdom on Tuesday, Jan 2, announced […]

todayMarch 12, 2024

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONDEMNS EUROPEAN UNION’S REPORT ON 2023 GENERAL ELECTIONS.

The Federal Government has rejected the European Union’s report on the 2023 general elections, describing the conclusions of the EU Electoral Observer Mission as jaundiced. The Special Adviser to President on Special Duties, Communications, and Strategy Dele Alake in a statement yesterday urge the EU and other foreign interests to be objective in all their assessments of the internal affairs of Nigeria, insisting that the February 25, 2023, presidential election […]

todayJuly 3, 2023 82

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UNITED KINGDOM NAMES NEW BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO NIGERIA.

The United Kingdom UK has appointed Richard Montgomery as the new British High Commissioner to Nigeria. Montgomery yesterday presented his credentials to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja as he takes over from Catriona Laing who recently concluded her four years as High Commissioner in Abuja. Richard was the UK Executive Director at the World Bank Group Board from 2018 to 2022 in Washington DC, USA before […]

todayMay 19, 2023 100

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NEW ZEALAND MOURNS AS HOSTEL FIRE CLAIMS LIVES AND LEAVES MISSING PERSONS, PRIME MINISTER CHRIS HIPKINS SPEAKS OUT.

The Prime Minister of New Zealand Chris Hipkins has disclosed that not less than six people have died and others remain unaccounted for following a fire in a hostel. Emergency services were called to the four-storey Loafers Lodge hostel in Wellington just after midnight local time where dozens were rescued from the building, but police said several people remained unaccounted for. Upon arrival at the fire, firefighters found the top […]

todayMay 16, 2023 77

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US AND CANADA STRIKE DEAL TO ADDRESS ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSINGS AND REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT.

The United State US and Canada have agreed on a deal to reject asylum seekers at unofficial border crossings. The President of the US, Joe Biden, and the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau will announce the pact today during BIDEN'S visit to Ottawa. The treaty is expected to allow officials on both sides of the border to turn back such asylum seekers heading in either direction as part of […]

todayMarch 24, 2023 16

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BIDEN ADMINISTRATION FACES BACKLASH FOR ALLOWING MAJOR OIL AND GAS DRILLING PROJECT IN ALASKA.

The President of the United State Joe Biden has approved a major oil and gas drilling project in Alaska that faced strong opposition from environmental activists. The company behind the Willow Project, Conocophillips said it would create local investment and thousands of jobs but the 8 billion dollars proposal faced a lot of online activism in recent weeks, particularly among youth activists on TikTok, with opponents arguing that it should […]

todayMarch 14, 2023 95

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looted ancient sarcophagus has been returned to Egypt from the United States

A looted ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus that was on display at a United State US museum has been returned to Egypt. The 2.9meters long Green Coffin dates back to the Late Dynastic Period, which spanned 664BC to 332BC, and belonged to a priest called Ankhenmaat before it was looted from the ABU Sir necropolis in north Egypt by a global art trafficking network, which smuggled it through Germany into the US […]

todayJanuary 3, 2023 19

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Viking Orion passengers stranded after ship is grounded due to marine growth

Hundreds of passengers have been stranded on a cruise ship The Viking Orion off the Australian coast after a potentially harmful growth was found on its hull. The Viking Orion was reportedly denied permission to dock in Adelaide after authorities discovered Biofoul, an accumulation of microorganisms, plants, algae, or small animals. This can allow invasive species to be imported into non-native habitats, with officials maintaining that the ship's hull must […]

todayJanuary 2, 2023 43

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The United States has become the most recent country to mandate Covid tests

The United State US has become the latest country to impose mandatory Covid tests on visitors from China after it announced it would reopen its borders next week. Tighter measures have also been brought in by Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and India, with China set to allow people to travel more easily from 8 January after almost three years of restrictions, At the same time, the country is facing a surge […]

todayDecember 29, 2022 19

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