Month: July 2019

EU imposes sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling

  EU imposes sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling The European Union has agreed to impose punitive measures against Turkey over its drilling operations off the coast of Cyprus, in a move censured by Ankara as “biased.” The EU on Monday deplored Turkey’s continued and “illegal” drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean despite the bloc’s …

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Trump to shut down asylum at southern border

  US President Donald Trump The Trump administration is seeking to effectively halt migrants from seeking asylum protections at the United States’ southern border, going against decades of U.S. policy. According to a new rule published on Monday in the Federal Register, migrants’ eligibility for asylum will be limited “if they enter or attempt to enter the United …

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Cattle from the North not sick – Disease control centre

A herd of cattle as NCDC dispels rumours that cows from the north are sick By Abujah Racheal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday dismissed as absolutely false, social media reports on purported outbreak of bovine tuberculosis in cattle from the northern part of the country. The Director General NCDC, Dr Chikwe …

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Soldier planning coup against president identified

Samson Murombo The soldier who is being accused of spying on Zimbabwean First lady Amai Auxillia Mnangagwa and plotting to topple President Emerson Mnangagwa has been identified. The soldier identified as Lieutenant Colonel Samson Murombo is Commanding Officer 1 Presidential Guard Infantry Battalion. The military boss was identified by a Zimbabwean on Twitter and exiled …

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Olakunri’s Death: Leaders must weigh their utterances – Presidency

Olakunri’s Death: Leaders must weigh their utterances – Presidency By Ismaila Chafe The Presidency on Monday cautioned leaders in the country to be mindful of their utterances and its potential consequences following the unfortunate killing of the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. Mrs Funke Olakunri was killed on Friday on the Kajola-Ore road …

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