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Australia’s new leader has vowed to take the country in a new direction, with a big shift in climate policy. Anthony Albanese, who won Saturday’s election with the opposition centre-left Labor Party, said Australia could become a renewable energy superpower. He is to be sworn in as PM on Monday, but it is not clear […]

Israel and Switzerland are the latest countries to confirm cases of monkeypox, bringing the total number of nations reporting outbreaks to 14. Both countries said they identified one infected person who had recently travelled, but Israel said it was investigating other suspected cases. Reports say more than 80 cases have been confirmed in the recent […]

An Abuja-based consultant on sex education, Mrs. Jessica Sampson, has recommended sex education as a panacea to high rate of child sexually abuse in communities. Sampson told Newsmen on Sunday that sex education for children would serve as a high preventive measure against child sexual abuse, saying sex education can prevent crime and other nefarious […]

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it is mapping out strategies to ensure that 83 million vulnerable Nigerians have easy access to adequate provision of health insurance premiums under the country’s healthcare reforms. Dr Omolayo Taiwo, Head, Health Insurance Department (States) announced this in a telephone interview with Newsmen in Ado-Ekiti Taiwo said that […]

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has again, raised the alarm over rising attacks and killings in their communities by armed Fulani Herdsmen. SOKAPU’s spokesman, Luka Biniyyat, in a statement, on Saturday, said that some communities in other council areas also suffered several casualties at the hands of the gunmen. According to SOKAPU, no fewer […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country from the United Arab Emirates after he paid a condolence visit to the new President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on the passing of his predecessor, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. During the visit, President Buhari expressed […]

Two persons have been confirmed dead while three persons sustained injuries in a fresh building collapse on Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island. It was learnt that the three storey building which was under construction came down during a heavy rainfall in the area. The Lagos Terrorial Head of National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the […]

Russia stopped providing natural gas to neighbouring Finland, which has angered Moscow by applying for NATO membership after the Nordic country refused to pay supplier Gazprom in rubles. Following Russia’s February 24 invasion of Ukraine, Moscow has asked clients from unfriendly countries including EU member states to pay for gas in rubles. Gazprom said it […]

Tourism has returned to centre stage in Egypt after the country’s deadly coronavirus experience, which restricted tourists from visiting tourism sites in the country since the outbreak of COVID-19. Reporting say from the Mediterranean City of Alexandria in northern Egypt on Saturday, saw hundreds of people finding their ways to the iconic Bibliotheca Alexandrina in […]

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) and Ivorian National Bureau of Technical Studies and Development (BNEDTD) are collaborating to foster bi-lateral relations between both countries. The Authority Chief Executive of NMDPRA, Mr Farouk Ahmed, made this known when he received a delegation from the Ivorian organisation, BNEDTD, in Abuja. The delegation was […]


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