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Following the resumption of international flights in Lagos and Abuja airports from Saturday, investigations  have revealed that there will be about 15,000 passengers flying into the country weekly. The Federal…

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The Nigerian drummer who set the beat for US civil rights

  IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES Three years before Rosa Parks' bus boycott, Nigerian drummer Babatunde Olatunji protested against racial segregation in the southern states of America. He was part of a…

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Hurricane Laura kills 14 in US

At least 14 people were killed after Hurricane Laura slammed into the southern US states of Louisiana and Texas, authorities and local media said Friday. Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards…

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Walmart joins Microsoft in bid for TikTok’s US operations

The US retail giant Walmart has said it will team up with Microsoft to make a bid for the US operations of TikTok. Walmart said it thought a deal with…

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US tells Russia that China has secret and rapidly expanding nuclear warhead arsenal

Arms control discussions between the US and Russia concluded Tuesday in Vienna, with both countries walking away from the table with concerns unaddressed. The most contentious element of the discussions involved China, and whether or…

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Trump blocks ways for Huawei to acquire US chip technology through third parties

The Trump administration is further tightening restrictions on China’s Huawei, seeking to starve it of crucial components by cutting off all access to US technology. As many as 38 Huawei…

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US Justice Department says Yale racially discriminates in admissions

The department said it was prepared to file a lawsuit against Yale if the school, in Connecticut, did not take "remedial measures." A Yale University student is seen on campus…

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US FAA Releases Update on Boeing 737 Max

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given detailed action and procedures it wants to be made before Boeing 737MAX planes can fly commercially again. The 737 MAX has been…

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Trump Defends Malaria Drug, Signs Historic Pharmaceutical Production Deal with Kodak

President Donald Trump said the medical community’s widespread warnings against using the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 patients were politically motivated to damage him. “I think it could have…

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US arrests three Chinese nationals for visa fraud

The US has charged four Chinese nationals with visa fraud for allegedly lying about their membership of China's armed forces. Three are under arrest while the FBI is seeking to…

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