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President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as Minister of Petroleum Resources, has directed the incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. This is in consonance with Section 53(1) of the Petroleum Industry Act 2021, which requires the Minister of Petroleum Resources to cause for the incorporation of the NNPC Limited within six months of […]Continue Reading
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ALGIERS – Abdelaziz Bouteflika, former President of the Republic who died on Friday at the age of 84, was buried Sunday afternoon at the Carré des Martyrs in the El-Alia cemetery (Algiers), in the presence of the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune . Senior state officials, government officials and family members of the deceased […]Continue Reading
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Worried by inability of French and European forces to tame Islamic insurgents, Malian military junta is reportedly planning to engage Russian business fighters. Asimi Gota is allegedly planning to bring into the Malian armed space, military contractors from Moscow. The Malian leadership is said to be frustrated by the protracted insurgency which has not be […]Continue Reading
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Politico.com: The move is a compromise that may disappoint some activists but nonetheless is arguably more human-rights-friendly than in the past. The Biden administration has decided it will hold back some — but not most — of $300 million in conditioned military aid to Egypt over human rights concerns, a U.S. official said late Monday. […]Continue Reading
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Reuters- Afghanistan’s acting foreign minister called on Tuesday for international donors to restart aid, as the Taliban government seeks to shore up the finances of a country heavily reliant on external assistance after 40 years of near-continuous war. Following the Taliban’s return to power after sweeping away government forces last month, a majority of Continue Reading
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It has been almost a year and a half since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone around the globe has the same question in mind: “When will the world put an end to this pandemic so that we can resume our normal lives?” While we all look forward to that time, the pandemic has […]Continue Reading