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Migration: Hundreds of U.S.-bound migrants in caravan stuck at Guatemala border

Guatemalan authorities said about 100 people crossed into Guatemala at unauthorized border crossings, and later added that some 36 people have been returned to Honduras.

US hits North Korean officials with sanctions after missile test

Photos released by the agency showed a missile mounted with a pointed cone-shaped payload soaring into the sky while leaving a trail of orange flames, with Kim watching from a small cabin with top officials, including his sister Kim Yo Jong.

Trump supporter gets five years in prison for Capitol assault

Palmer’s violence was in pursuit of his political goal of subverting a democratic election and the peaceful transition of power.”

Several children killed in Australia bouncy castle tragedy

“I can now sadly confirm that four children have died and four are in a critical condition and one in a serious condition,” Tasmanian police commissioner Darren Hine said.

Indonesia earthquake: Powerful 7.3-magnitude undersea tremor triggers tsunami warning

The US Geological Survey said that the quake occurred at a depth of 18.5km (11.5 miles) under the sea and was located 112km (74 miles) north of the second-largest island town in East Nusa Tenggara province.

COVID-19 Omicron: UK govt puts Nigeria on red list, bans foreign travellers

Although the ban is described as temporary, the UK said the new protocol does not apply to persons “staying airside and only transiting through”.

Omicron: AU kicks against travel ban on African countries

“I think that now I’ll take up the terms used by the Secretary-General. It’s immoral to condemn Africa in that way.

Hamas to be declared terror group with supporters in UK facing 10 years in prison

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which were opposed by Hamas, broke down in 2014. Hamas does not recognize Israel's right to exist and has fought three wars with it since seizing control of Gaza.

Afghanistan: Mosque in Nangarhar province hit by blast

the blast occurred at about 1:30pm local time (09:00 GMT) when explosives apparently located in the interior of the mosque detonated.

U.S. says COVID-19 vaccine mandate lawsuits belong in court picked randomly

On Saturday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans suspended the rule, which requires businesses with at least 100 employees to require staff get vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested weekly and wear a face covering at work.

18 dead in Niger Republic goldmine collapse

There were also seven hospitalised with injuries,” he said, adding that Nigerian nationals were among the injured.

Kenyan govt confirmed Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition illegal, no record of arrest – Brother

This latest revelation, officially made in open Court by Kenya, further solidifies our abiding position that the Nigerian Government cannot benefit from its own wrong by subjecting my brother to trial.

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Emefiele must quit, INEC materials are kept in CBN gov’s custody – Lawyer

“According to Section 9 of the CBN Act, 2007, the apex bank governor must not venture into any other vocation while in office and must resign in writing to the President if he nursed such intention. There are more than enough reasons Emefiele must go now for the credibility of the bye-elections, the Ekiti and Osun governorship elections as well as the 2023 elections.”

Legal tussle as APC orders aspirants to sign ‘WITHDRAWAL LETTER’ along with nomination forms

Explaining why the ruling party inserted a withdrawal sheet for aspirants that procured nomination and expression of interest forms, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Felix Morka, in a chat with newsmen argued that the measure was in tandem with the party’s constitution and the Electoral Amendment Act 2022.

NDLEA uncovers N22Billion worth of Tramadol imported by Ukatu

Ukatu through his Mallinson Group of companies imported into the country two-conatiner loads of five different brands of Tramadol in October 2019 through the Apapa ports in Lagos. All the evidences so far gathered show that the imported Tramadol brands were far above the threshold permitted to be imported into Nigeria.

Why EFCC must investigate all public officers that procured APC presidential form with 100M

It is on this note that I call on the EFCC and all other concerned government agencies in Nigeria to do the needful and investigate the Ministers and others who subsequently purchase the APC Presidential nomination and interest form for ₦100 million because it raises a clear suspicion as to the sources of their wealth especially considering the office being aspired to pays less salary cumulatively in a single tenure than the actual cost of declaration. Failure of the EFCC to investigate the source of their respective N100M will set a dangerous precedent and only send a message to the world that the agency’s is weak and has compromised on its primary mandate. The agency must fine-comb through the candidacy and campaign of all of the presidential aspirants notably those in the APC who have not batted an eyelid in paying the ransom called the nomination fee of their party.