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Sweden’s former ambassador to Beijing goes on trial in Stockholm on Friday accused of overstepping her mandate by trying...
06/06/2020
Sweden's Ex-Ambassador To China Goes On Trial

Sweden’s former ambassador to Beijing goes on trial in Stockholm on Friday accused of overstepping her mandate by trying to negotiate the release of a Chinese-Swedish dissident held in China.
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Sweden's former ambassador to Beijing goes on trial in Stockholm on Friday accused of overstepping her mandate by trying to negotiate

Seventeen years after US troops invaded their country and eight months since protests engulfed their cities, Iraqis are ...
06/06/2020
'We Want To Breathe, Too': Solidarity From Iraq - Africa Daily News

Seventeen years after US troops invaded their country and eight months since protests engulfed their cities, Iraqis are sending solidarity, warnings and advice to demonstrators across America.
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Seventeen years after US troops invaded their country and eight months since protests engulfed their cities, Iraqis are sending solidarity, warnings and

California will allow film, television and music production to resume from June 12 if conditions permit after months of ...
06/06/2020
California Says Film, TV Production Can Resume June 12

California will allow film, television and music production to resume from June 12 if conditions permit after months of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the governor’s office said Friday.
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California will allow film, television and music production to resume from June 12 if conditions permit after months of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the

The first research scandal of the coronavirus pandemic has created unnecessary distraction around the politically divisi...
06/06/2020
COVID-19 Research Scandal: Unwanted Diversion During Pandemic

The first research scandal of the coronavirus pandemic has created unnecessary distraction around the politically divisive drug hydroxychloroquine, scientists say, as questions swirl around the tiny health care company at the center of the affair.
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The first research scandal of the coronavirus pandemic has created unnecessary distraction around the politically divisive drug hydroxychloroquine

France has hailed the killing of the head of Al-Qaeda’s North Africa wing in an operation that dealt a blow to the group...
06/06/2020
French Troops Kill Al-Qaeda's North Africa Chief - Africa Daily News

France has hailed the killing of the head of Al-Qaeda’s North Africa wing in an operation that dealt a blow to the group behind a string of deadly attacks across the troubled Sahel region.
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France has hailed the killing of the head of Al-Qaeda's North Africa wing in an operation that dealt a blow to the group behind a string of deadly attacks

Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe ‘Frank’ Bainimarama on Friday declared the Pacific Island country coronavirus-free.Read Mo...
06/06/2020
Our Country Is Now Free Of COVID-19 – Fijian Prime Minister

Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe ‘Frank’ Bainimarama on Friday declared the Pacific Island country coronavirus-free.
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Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe ‘Frank’ Bainimarama on Friday declared the Pacific Island country coronavirus-free.Bainimarama in a post on his Twitter page

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described the stoppage of subsidy and price-control for petrol as a right move ...
06/06/2020
Petrol Subsidy Removal, Price Control Excite Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described the stoppage of subsidy and price-control for petrol as a right move by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described the stoppage of subsidy and price-control for petrol as a right move by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Malians, on Friday staged a protest in Bamako to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.Read More: h...
06/06/2020
Malians Demand President’s Resignation - Africa Daily News

Malians, on Friday staged a protest in Bamako to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
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Malians, on Friday staged a protest in Bamako to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.Thousands of citizens are asking him to go over his handling of Mali crises.

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has called for those responsible for alleged lopsided appointments in President Muhammadu ...
06/06/2020
Soyinka Demands Action Against Lopsided Appointments In Buhari’s Govt

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has called for those responsible for alleged lopsided appointments in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to be punished.
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Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has called for those responsible for alleged lopsided appointments in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to

All 57-member emergency response team of the second-largest city in the U.S. State of New York, Buffalo, have resigned f...
06/06/2020
Floyd Protests: Members Of Entire Police Unit Resign After Suspension

All 57-member emergency response team of the second-largest city in the U.S. State of New York, Buffalo, have resigned from the police after two members of the unit were suspended.
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All 57-member emergency response team of the second-largest city in the U.S. State of New York, Buffalo, have resigned from the police Unit after two

The government of Ghana vowed Friday to support blacks all over the world to break from the oppression of racism.Read Mo...
06/06/2020
Ghana Vows To Support Blacks Worldwide At Memorial For George Floyd

The government of Ghana vowed Friday to support blacks all over the world to break from the oppression of racism.
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The government of Ghana vowed Friday to support blacks all over the world to break from the oppression of racism.The vow George Floyd.

Basketball legend Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial e...
06/06/2020
MIchael Jordan Donates $100m To Racial Equality Groups

Basketball legend Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice.
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Basketball legend Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice.The donation

A Yoruba group has called on the United States Government not to oppose the second term election of the President of Afr...
06/06/2020
Yoruba Group Writes Pompeo: U.S. Should Leave Adesina Of AfDB Alone

A Yoruba group has called on the United States Government not to oppose the second term election of the President of Africa Development Bank, (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina.
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A Yoruba group has called on the United States Government not to oppose the second term election of the President of Africa Development Bank, (AfDB)

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved reappoi...
06/06/2020
Why Buhari Reappointed Danbatta NCC Boss: Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved reappointment of Prof. Umar Danbatta as Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).
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The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved reappointment of Prof. Umar Danbatta as Executive Vice Chairman (EVC)

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has revealed that he was called “all sorts of names” by an opposition player wh...
06/06/2020
Ighalo Reveals Racial Attack Faced In China - Africa Daily News

Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has revealed that he was called “all sorts of names” by an opposition player while playing in China.
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Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, has revealed that he was called “all sorts of names” by an opposition player while playing in China.

Despite the relaxation of the hour of curfew by president Muhammadu Buhari from 8pm to 6am daily to 10pm to 4am, the Ana...
06/06/2020
Anambra Govt Announces Closure Of Niger Bridge From 7pm Daily

Despite the relaxation of the hour of curfew by president Muhammadu Buhari from 8pm to 6am daily to 10pm to 4am, the Anambra State Government has announced that the Niger bridge will be shut at 7pm daily.
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Despite the relaxation of the hour of curfew by president Muhammadu Buhari from 8pm to 6am daily to 10pm to 4am, the Anambra State Government has announced that the Niger bridge

Former vice president Joe Biden on Friday claimed victory in the Democratic Party race to take on President Donald Trump...
06/06/2020
Biden Clinches Democratic Nomination To Face Trump In November

Former vice president Joe Biden on Friday claimed victory in the Democratic Party race to take on President Donald Trump in the November election.
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Former vice president Joe Biden on Friday claimed victory in the Democratic Party race to take on President Donald Trump in the November election.

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, was in ...
06/06/2020
Gambari Was Abacha’s Man – Soyinka Makes More Revelations

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, was in the circle of late Head of State, Sani Abacha.
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Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari, was in the circle of late

Continuing his onslaught against First Lady, Aisha Buhari’s fraudulent practices, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the In...
06/06/2020
Aisha Buhari, The Widow Who Runs Nigeria - Nnamdi Kanu

Continuing his onslaught against First Lady, Aisha Buhari’s fraudulent practices, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has taken to his official page to reveal more ingenious measures she has taken to hoodwink the whole country into believing her alleged con artist and boyfriend is actually the President of Nigeria.
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Continuing his onslaught against First Lady, Aisha Buhari's fraudulent practices, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has taken

Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan has come under fire for leading his colleagues on a solidarity visit to the reside...
06/06/2020
₦7.65bn Fraud: Lawan, Others Under Fire For Paying Visit To Orji Kalu

Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan has come under fire for leading his colleagues on a solidarity visit to the residence of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu who was recently released from the Kuje Correctional Centre.
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Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan has come under fire for leading his colleagues on a solidarity visit to the residence of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu

Barring any last-minute change, religious activities will commence in Ogun State by June 19.Governor Dapo Abiodun reveal...
06/06/2020
Gov Abiodun Announces Date To Reopen Worship Centres In Ogun

Barring any last-minute change, religious activities will commence in Ogun State by June 19.
Governor Dapo Abiodun revealed this while briefing newsmen in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta on Friday.
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Barring any last-minute change, religious activities will commence in Ogun State by June 19.Governor Dapo Abiodun revealed this while briefing newsmen in

Brazil’s death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed Italy’s to become the third-highest in the world Thursday, as the...
06/05/2020
Brazil Virus Toll Surges To Third-Highest In World - Africa Daily News

Brazil’s death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed Italy’s to become the third-highest in the world Thursday, as the UN’s secretary-general called for a “people’s vaccine” to stem the pandemic.
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Brazil's death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed Italy's to become the third-highest in the world Thursday, as the UN's secretary-general called for a

Premier League leaders Liverpool could claim a first title for 30 years at Anfield after the initial batch of fixtures o...
06/05/2020
Liverpool Cleared To Win Premier League At Anfield

Premier League leaders Liverpool could claim a first title for 30 years at Anfield after the initial batch of fixtures of the restart was announced on Friday.
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Premier League leaders Liverpool could claim a first title for 30 years at Anfield after the initial batch of fixtures of the restart was announced on Friday.

Surgical masks are washing up in growing quantities on the shores of Hong Kong, a city that has overwhelmingly embraced ...
06/05/2020
Anti-Virus Face Masks Plague Hong Kong's Beaches

Surgical masks are washing up in growing quantities on the shores of Hong Kong, a city that has overwhelmingly embraced face coverings to fight the coronavirus.
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Surgical masks are washing up in growing quantities on the shores of Hong Kong, a city that has overwhelmingly embraced face coverings to fight the

Qatar announced the completion of its third stadium for the 2022 World Cup, state media reported late Thursday, as the e...
06/05/2020
Qatar Completes Third World Cup Stadium - Africa Daily News

Qatar announced the completion of its third stadium for the 2022 World Cup, state media reported late Thursday, as the emirate prepared to mark three years of a regional feud.
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The Education City stadium, seen here under construction in May last year, is the third to be completed among eight venues Qatar is readying for the

France on Friday denied that Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido had been given refuge at its mission in Caracas, a...
06/05/2020
France Denies Giving Refuge To Venezuela's Guaido

France on Friday denied that Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido had been given refuge at its mission in Caracas, after Venezuela’s foreign minister claimed he was hiding at the embassy.
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France on Friday denied that Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido had been given refuge at its mission in Caracas, after Venezuela's foreign minister

The authors of published studies on use of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 have retracted the...
06/05/2020
Science Fraud: Authors Withdraw Report On Hydroxychloroquine

The authors of published studies on use of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 have retracted their findings.
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The authors of published studies on use of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 have retracted their findings.

Twitter gunned for U.S. President Donald Trump once again by disabling his campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its...
06/05/2020
Twitter Disables Trump’s Campaign Video On George Floyd

Twitter gunned for U.S. President Donald Trump once again by disabling his campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform.
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Twitter gunned for U.S. President Donald Trump once again by disabling his campaign tribute video to George Floyd on its platform.The social media platform

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Of David Dion, Hughes Stanford, Joseph Goebbel and the Ukwa-Ngwa second term governorship bid By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu Every man deserves right to toe a particular line of action.After all, we all cannot flow in the same direction and swim on the same page. But history has taught us neither to oppose a popular cause, such as the Ukwa-Ngwa aspiration to have a consecutive second shot at the number one position of Abia State, nor to support and unpopular one. People who either opposed the cause of their people or support an unpopular cause have ended up in regret. ” A traitor to his people will be a traitor forever,” they told poor David Dion, as they shoved him into the gas chamber before the end of the second world war. David Dion, the renegade Jew, thought he could buy a lifesaving friendship into the German power caste by betraying his people. The fate of David Dion may not be familiar, but we cannot easily forget Hughes Stanford. Stanford sought to appease the Christian mission which explored the Niger areas(later Nigeria). Stanford poured invectives on Africans only to be keenly avoided by the church leaders who rightly felt that they needed diplomats, committed missionaries and lovers of humanity, not raving racist and hate- monger who would ignite African resistance to their new values. He died without a job and without a penny in the world. But this was a time some more positive colonial agents were building their career in the emerging colonies. Joseph Goebbel, the German Nazi Party member, paid dearly for supporting an unpopular cause. Goebbel became Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister in 1933 comes to mind. By exploiting mob emotions and by employing all modern methods of propaganda Goebbels helped Hitler to power. His work as a propagandist materially aided Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. When Hitler seized power in 1933, Goebbels was appointed Reichsminister for propaganda and national enlightenment. From then until his death, Goebbels used all media of education and communications to further Nazi propagandistic aims, instilling in the Germans the concept of their leader as a veritable god and of their destiny as the rulers of the world. In 1938 he became a member of the Hitler cabinet council. Late in World War II, in 1944, Hitler placed him in charge of total mobilization. Unfortunately, despite Goebbel's propaganda wizardry, Germany lost the war. On May 1, 1945, as Soviet troops were storming Berlin, Goebbels committed suicide. What of Benedict Arnold (1741-1801), the American hero of the Revolutionary War (1775-83) who later became one of the most infamous traitors in U.S. history after he switched sides and fought for the British .Arnold was involved in several landmark battles for the US such as the capture of the British garrison Fort of Ticonderoga in 175, warding off British invasion of New York at the Battle of Chaplain. Arnold also played a crucial role in bringing about the surrender of British General John Burgoyne’s (1722-92) army at Saratoga. Unfortunately, Arnold felt he was not adequately rewarded and became a turncoat. He entered into secret negotiations with the British, agreeing to turn over the U.S. post at West Point in return for money and a command in the British army. The plot was discovered, but Arnold escaped to British lines. After fleeing to the enemy side, Arnold received a commission with the British army and served in several minor engagements against the Americans. After the war, which ended in victory for the Americans with the Treaty of Paris in 1783, Arnold resided in England. He died in London on June 14, 1801, at age 60. The British regarded him with ambivalence, while his former countrymen despised him. Following his death, Arnold’s memory lived on in the land of his birth, where his name became synonymous with the word "traitor". Even in the Bible, strong opposition from Sanballat and Tobias did not deter Nehemiah's efforts to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem .We may have been offended one way or the other, but the best way to vent our anger is not to become a turncoat by standing against a collective aspiration. May we not share the fates of David Dion, Hughes Stanford or Benedict Arnold. Let us support Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu's second term. This is the appeal to my Ukwa-Ngwa brothers.
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Freedom lies in the hands of the oppressed and not the oppressors By Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu The following illustration will enhance better understanding of this piece. African leaders have the knack of perpetuating themselves in power.They adopt several means to achieve this which include stretching their constitutional terms illegally, manipulating the electoral process to satisfy their ordinate ambition. These are achieved through intimidations, harassment, incarceration, killing and maiming their opponents. This was exactly the situation in Philippines,though not an African country,in 1986 when Ferdinand Marcos wanted to perpetuate himself in power through an inordinate means but was dethroned through a mass action. Marcos became the President of Phillipine in 1965. The dictator amassed for himself and his cronies as at early 70s at the expense of the mass population of the country.Dissenting voices were endangered species and the situation degenerated to the extent that both Amnesty International and the International Commission for the Jurists initiated some interventions in the form of documenting the thousands of political prisoners in jail. The economy of the country was grounded to a point that the people were in abject poverty and destitution. This generated tensions and possible civil war out break as a Marxist guerrilla movement gained increased acceptance and support from the people. Senator Benigno Aquino was a staunch opponent of Marcos and was incarcerated from 1972 to 1980. Aquino was later assassinated in 1983 and his assassination provoked widespread revolution, though nonviolent. Intact, his coffin marked the first uninterrupted grief and nonviolent defiance against Marcos regime. Over two million people demonstrated their solidarity with Aquino and resolved not to relent until Marcos was unseated. Movements such as Movement for Peace and Justice (AKKAPKA) was formed . The movement ensured that the people who were under intense dose of intimidation and repression cast aside their fear, reject government's inducement and vote according to their conscience in the polls. Cory Aquino, wife of Benigno, challenged Marcos in the presidential and won but Marcos deployed all the state forces and reinstate himself as the President. This attracted widespread protests which even the priests and nuns were not left out as they put their lives on the line to ensure that Marcos was unseated. The statement issued by the Philippine Catholic Bishops Conference will remain a classical study in political agitation:"We are not going to effect the change we seek by doing nothing, by sheer apathy.... Neither do we advocate a bloody, violent means of righting this wrong. If we did, we would be sanctioning the enormous sin of fratricidal strife. Killing to achieve justice is not within the purview of our Christian vision in our present context. The way indicated to us now is the way of nonviolent struggle for justice. This means active resistance of evil by the manner of Christ....We therefore ask every loyal member of the Church, every community of the faithful, to form their judgment about the February 7 polls. And if in faith they see thing as we bishops do, we must come together and discern what appropriate actions to take that will be according to the mind of Christ.... Now is the time to speak up. Now is the time to repair the wrong...But we insist:Our acting must always be according to the Gospel of Christ, that is, in a peaceful, nonviolent way". The deduction from the above is that salvation comes from the oppressed and not the oppressors. In Nigeria, the reverse is the case: we rely on the oppressors to achieve our freedom but unfortunately they keep impoverishing us using ethnicity and religion to divide. The key political actors that have presented themselves in the past and for political positions are our oppressors are not our friends because hey made significant inputs in plundering our economy. They don't mean well for us. They only run to Nigerians when their selfish interests were not protected by their former parties. Their journey from one party to other is not informed by principle rather selfish interests. The earlier Nigerians realized that our problem is basically class interest and not necessary ethnicity and religion, the better for us. Ethnicity and religion and merely deployed as smokescreen to keep us further apart. God bless Nigeria.
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