Nigeria opposition picks veteran Abubakar as presidential candidate
29 May 2022 | 9:09 am
Nigeria's former vice president, veteran politician Atiku Abubakar, will run for president again next year after the main opposition party picked him as its candidate to stand in elections to succeed incumbent Muhammadu Buhari.
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Former U.S. Representative John Delaney, a candidate for president in 2020, discusses the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's interactions with Ukraine's president. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
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Nike Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Parker will hand the reins to former EBay Inc. head John Donahoe next year, with the athletic brand looking to a tech veteran to maintain growth in the e-commerce era. Bloomberg Intelligence's Poonam Goyal has more on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"
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Lizzy Ovueme, popularly known as Ovuleria, is reacting to the rumour of her death. The media across traditional and social were awash with the story on Wednesday. Ovuleria was the wife of Chief Zebrudaya in rested tv series, New Masquerade. TVC News tracked the veteran actor to her home in Port Harcourt.
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Who will take on Trump at the 2020 election? A force in American politics for nearly five decades, Joe Biden is seeking the Democratic nomination for president once again. His working-class roots and experience as a six-term senator from Delaware and two-term United States vice president under Barack Obama, have made the centrist politician popular with blue-collar workers and African Americans.
3 Mar 2020
Veteran Nollywood actor, Olukayode Odumosu, popularly known as Pa Kasumu is dead. The 66-year-old actor died this afternoon after struggling with a heart ailment since 2013. He had received financial support from well wishers which facilitated his trip to India but reports say his health worsened upon his return to Nigeria.
17 Apr 2020
A 99-year-old war veteran from England has been using his walking frame to raise money for UK health workers battling coronavirus. Captain Tom Moore initially wanted to raise 1,000 pounds but ended up raising 12 million.
1 May 2020
We look at a new report in Le Monde from a European environmental agency which hails the unexpected benefits of lockdown: a drastic drop in air pollution that has saved an estimated 11,000 lives in Europe this month. Also, US hopes are rising over an experimental drug trial, while Swedish authorities go to extreme measures to prevent mass gatherings ahead of a festival. Finally, Captain Tom, British war veteran and coronavirus fundraising hero, turns 100!
2 Jun 2020
Meet the 95-year-old war veteran from Ghana who walked three kilometers every day to raise money for African health care workers on the frontline in the battle against the coronavirus
5 Oct 2020
The shooting of Colombian ex-presidential candidate Alvaro Gomez Hurtado in 1995 was widely thought to be the work of his political rivals. But in a letter to a special court for peace, FARC says it was behind the hit.
17 Oct 2020
Nigeria, Africa's most populous country and its leading economic powerhouse, is celebrating 60 years of independence from British colonial rule on October 1. Tanko Yakasi is one of few surviving Nigerian First Republic politicians to have been involved in the independence process. The 95-year old veteran politician speaks on Nigeria's 60-year journey as an independent state.
13 Oct 2020
Multi-platinum selling Nigerian artist, songwriter and entertainer Darey is a superstar in his home country and respected around the world. His music has been nominated at the World Music Awards and the MTV Music Video Awards and he's graced the stage with the biggest names including Jay Z, Beyoncé, Sean Paul, Kelly Rowland and Cardi B. After being away for nearly five years as an active musician, the Afro-pop pioneer and influencer is back with a new EP called "Way Home". For this African-inspired release, Darey draws from the deep well of his Yoruba heritage and its storytelling tradition.
1 Jan 2021
Uganda votes for a new president in January. Popular musician and challenger Bobi Wine wants to build a united coalition. In his way is President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled with an iron fist for over three decades.
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Hundreds of thousands of people have resigned their memberships in Germany's Protestant and Catholic churches. Fifteen years ago, 61% of Germans belonged to churches, a number that has now dropped below 50%.
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The war in Ukraine has triggered a struggle for power and influence. Russia and China are challenging the existing world order. Western democracies are seeking to counter this and are looking for allies.
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He was a genius who left a lasting mark on France. As military architect to King Louis XIV, Vauban imagined a series of impregnable citadels to protect the country, from Besançon to the Ile de Ré. Each time, the architect reinvented himself to take into account the local geography and landscape. Today, many of these buildings remain key French landmarks. We take a closer look.