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NOTHING WRONG WITH MAMMAN DAURA, HE’S ON ROUTINE TRIP TO UK ― FAMILY SOURCE

AS speculations continue to trail the health condition of Mallam Mamman Daura, a nephew of the President, Muhammadu Buhari who has reportedly flown abroad for urgent medical treatment, a family source has said that the trip was a routine one that was long-planned. An online news platform had report...

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RUSSIA: OPPOSITION LEADER ALEXEI NALVANY HOSPITALISED AFTER ALLEGED POISONING

Russian opposition party leader and vocal Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny is believed to have been poisoned Wednesday night, his spokeswoman said. Navalny fell ill on a flight back to Moscow and his condition devolved at the hospital, where he is unconscious and in intensive care, according to...

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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES LAST EVACUATION FLIGHT DEPARTS LAGOS FRIDAY

Ethiopian Airline today (Thursday) said its last evacuation flight out of Nigeria will depart the country tomorrow, Friday. This clarification becomes necessary following “a misleading ” report by a major newspaper that the airline is operating a commercial flight out of the country on Friday, ...

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MALI COUP: MILLIONS OF CITIZENS AT RISK – RED CROSS

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has reacted to the Mali situation. President Ibrahim Keita and his government resigned after soldiers arrested him. The mutineers have set up a body to work out modalities for elections. They announced the closure of all air and land borders, an...

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COVID-19 VACCINE: POPE ISSUES STERN WARNING

Pope Francis has warned against prioritizing the rich for coronavirus vaccine. He spoke on Wednesday during his weekly interaction with public audience, Dpa reports. The pontiff added that charity efforts were not enough to help the poor. He called for a fairer economic development model that wou...

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FACEBOOK JOINS ATTACK ON APPLE OVER APP STORE COMMISSION

Facebook on Friday joined the attack on Apple’s operation of its App Store after the iPhone maker refused to forgo its commission on live online events hosted on the social network that allow people to make money during the pandemic. The comments from Facebook come in the wake of a blockbuster la...

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APPLE TO LAUNCH SUBSCRIPTION BUNDLES TO BOOST SERVICES

Apple is readying a series of bundles that will let customers subscribe to several of the company’s digital services at a lower monthly price, according to people with knowledge of the effort. The bundles, dubbed “Apple One” inside the Cupertino, California-based technology giant, are planned...

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APPLE MUSIC AND APPLE TV+ SET TO BE BUNDLED AT A DISCOUNT

Apple is reportedly preparing a number of packages that would bundle its subscription services at a discount. The bundles, which the iPhone maker is internally calling “Apple One,” according to Bloomberg, will be launched alongside Apple’s new family of iPhones this fall. The goal of the bun...

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MALI GOVT CONFIRMS REBEL SOLDIERS HOLDING PRESIDENT KEITA, PM CISSE

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse are both being held by rebel soldiers, a senior government official confirmed to AFP on Tuesday. “The prime minister and the president were driven by rebel soldiers to Kati in armoured vehicles,” said Boubou Doucoure, who...