Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s message to Nigerian men
20 June 2017 | 11:36 am
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has admonished church leaders not to accord respect to treasury looters who he said brought misery to the country by their action.
5 May 2021
After a six-month state of emergency due to a wave of Covid-19 infections that caused 300 deaths a day, Portugal has begun the fourth and last stage of its deconfinement plan with a test concert attended by 400 spectators in the northwestern city of Braga. People attending the socially-distanced open-air concert underwent rapid antigen tests upon arrival and were asked to wear masks.
13 May 2021
What started as a social media campaign under the #FixTheCountry is turning into a full-fledged movement by predominantly young Ghanaians calling for better living conditions.
30 May 2021
When a burgeoning cricket program threatened to run out of bats in Brazil, the solution was both simpler and harder than anyone anticipated: make your own.
5 Jun 2021
The Federal Executive has approved a contract for the emergency supply, installation and maintenance of oxygen production plants and construction of plant houses.
6 Jun 2021
Nigeria's information minister said the platform was being used to "undermine" Nigeria, though gave no examples. The US media giant recently deleted a tweet from Nigeria's president for being "abusive" toward minorities.
14 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday.
31 Jul 2021
Outraged by the UN peace envoy decision to outlaw genocide denial, Bosnian Serb politicians pledged to boycott central institutions, effectively blocking decision-making.
America's top diplomat in Afghanistan, Ross Wilson, says that the first flight carrying Afghans who worked as interpreters for American troops and diplomats has arrived in the United States, the start of an operation to evacuate thousands from possible Taliban retaliation.
One day after Zambians went to the polls, the capital of Lusaka sees sporadic fires and roadblocks in the Chibolya district. Police and military personnel have been patrolling the streets as the nation awaits for the results of a tightly contested election between President Edgar Lungu and long-time rival Hakainde Hichilema.
As the deadline nears for the final US withdrawal from Afghanistan, cartoonists criticise foreign governments for leaving their Afghan allies behind. Elsewhere, with France's presidential election just seven months away, papers warn of "political chaos" from the crowded field of candidates. We also look at Lionel Messi's debut match with Paris Saint-Germain, as well as a devilish summer hairstyle.
On 7 September 2021, El Salvador became the first country to embrace bitcoin as legal tender. Consumer demand saw its brand-new cyber wallet system crash on its first day of use as the currency's value seesawed against the US dollar. While thousands of Salvadorans are already using the cryptocurrency for everyday transactions, hundreds have taken to the streets to protest with concerns about the safety and legitimacy of the cyber currency.
A vibrant media landscape had developed in Afghanistan over the past 20 years. Since the Taliban takeover, media professionals face immediate danger and even death. Activists are urgently calling for help.
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The US Supreme Court is expected to rule on Mississippi's 2018 abortion law. The decision could upend long-established abortion rights across the country. DW met a Kentucky activist who says she'll continue to fight for a woman's right to decide.
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Joe Biden says he isn't ruling out personal sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin if he invades Ukraine. The threat from the US president comes as tensions between Moscow and the West continue to heat up. On Tuesday, the third instalment of US military equipment landed in Ukraine and more than 8,000 American troops stationed in Europe have been placed on standby.
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India's economy is expected to grow by 8.7 percent this year, according to the latest forecast from the International Monetary Fund, but participation in the labour force has fallen and unemployment has risen to a four-month high. How can India jump-start its labour market along with the economy? Stephen Carroll asks Rajat Kathuria, Professor of Economics and Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Shiv Nadar University.
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Every two years, football comes home... to Africa.This year, Afcom is hosted by Cameroon and, no doubt, there's plenty to criticise: dodgy calls by the ref, questionable Covid protocols and a deadly stampede that left eight dead.And yet football fans the world over are enthralled. Every day brings new twists: minnows have upset powerhouses, and stars who normally spend winter in the European leagues have shown up for their national sides. Today we asked what exactly it is that's got us riveted?
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Nigeria has approved 3 trillion naira for the payment of petrol subsidy for this year. This follows the extension of subsidy payment and implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act by 18 months.