Injuries reported after Dutch police fire warning shots at anti-lockdown protest

By Anna-Maja Rappard, Nada Bashir, Barbara von Bulow and Rob Picheta, At least two people were wounded after police in the Dutch city of Rotterdam fired warning shots during a protest over Covid-19 measures on Friday, the first of a handful of anti-lockdown protests planned across Europe this weekend. Rotterdam Police said the demonstration on Coolsingel, one of the […]

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UPDATED: Soludo wins Anambra governorship election

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has been declared winner of the Anambra Governorship Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The Returning Officer of the Anambra Governorship Election, Prof Florence Obi, announced the result on Wednesday morning at the INEC office […]

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Turkish President and President Buhari, sign eight bilateral agreements

Buhari thanked Erdogan for commissioning the Turkish Cultural Centre in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja praises Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for opening his country’s borders to accommodate millions of refugees in dire need of humanitarian support. Speaking at the press conference on the occasion of the official visit of the Turkish […]

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In Poland, Protesters Fear Court Ruling Points to EU Exit

Fight between Warsaw and Brussels over laws, courts and money deepens following Polish decision that overrules European Union authority Protesters rallied Sunday in Warsaw in favor of Poland staying in the European Union.PHOTO: WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGESBy Drew Hinshaw and Laurence NormanOct. 11, 2021 1:01 pm ET WARSAW—Tens of thousands of protesters marched through Warsaw […]

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Borrowing to accumulate debt for next generations is criminal – Obasanjo tells Buhari govt

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to the move by the Federal Government to take fresh loans amid outcries by Nigerians over incessant borrowing by the current administration. Obasanjo, while speaking to Channels Television in South Africa, described as criminal, the alleged move to accumulate debt for the next generation to pay. Obasanjo expressed […]

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2019 election: Details of IG of Police meeting with envoys of US, UK, France, Germany emerge

The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr. Mohammed Adamu has said that personnel of the force would conduct themselves professionally before, during and after the general elections. NAN reports that Adamu gave the assurance when the British High Commissioner, the EU representative in Nigeria, Heads of Mission of US, France and Germany paid him a […]

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