Nigeria’s daily oil production hits 1.57 million barrels, Nollywood star Bruno Iwuoha dies at 68
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10 April 2021 | 8:25 pm
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Known as a political "godfather," Bola Tinubu is taking charge of the government while Nigeria reels under economic distress and insecurity.
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.
A French climber warns that the Himalayas are becoming dumping grounds of waste as videos show the mountains covered in filth. Finally, a beluga whale suspected of being a Russia spy pops up again in Swedish waters.
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.
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