Nigeria’s COVID-19 isolation wards are filling up again – NMA warns, Gunmen abduct Delta10 year-old
By Abiodun Ogundairo
16 December 2020 | 6:36 pm
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
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US President Joe Biden was optimistic about the US averting a technical default. Republicans have refused to raise the nation's debt limit unless Democrats make concessions on spending plans.
President Tinubu is inheriting a fragile economy, huge debt, and a divided nation. But Nigerians now look and wait with renewed hope that his experience in managing Lagos as governor between 1999 and 2007 will help stir Nigeria out of the woods.
Bola Tinubu became Nigeria's president Monday during a period of unprecedented challenges for Africa's most populous country, leaving some citizens hopeful for a better life and others skeptical that his government would perform better than the one he succeeded.
As Sudan's warring generals make and break ceasefire agreements, tens of thousands of people continue to flee the country. People from the violence-stricken Darfur region in particular seek help — and hope — in Chad.
Bangladesh is scheduled to hold general elections by January 2024 and the US says it wants them to be free of electoral manipulation and misconduct.
Just one game is enough to change your fortunes in football, The Flying Eagles' 2-0 loss at the hands of Five-time winners FIFA U-20 World Cup winners Brazil is proof of that. Defeating hosts Argentina who have been in formidable form will be a tall order for Ladan Bosso's side and today, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game for The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
Elon Musk, Chief Executive of Tesla, is making a visit to China this week. As the electric vehicle company's second-largest market and a crucial player in its supply chain, the country holds significant importance for Tesla. After a meeting with the Chinese foreign minister, Musk was reported to have expressed his opposition to the idea of "decoupling" the world's two leading economies.
The US debt ceiling deal still needs to pass in the voting round expected to take place in the House of Representatives.
Peacekeeping troops from the NATO-led Kosovo mission are caught up in an acrimonious episode between ethnic Serbs and Kosovo authorities. But how did they get there in the first place?
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
Although climate change has been conspicuously absent from Nigeria's political agenda, the tangible effects of global warming are undeniably present. The country has one of the highest rates of desertification in the world, many of its cities are under threat from rising sea levels, and the 2022 floods resulted in hundreds of fatalities and displaced over a million people.
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