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Breaking: Africa’s oil producing countries move headquarters from Nigeria to Congo

Another sad story for Nigeria (economically) as all Oil-producing countries in Africa, under the aegis of African Petroleum Producers Organisation (APPO), have finalized and initiated processes to relocate their headquarters from Nigeria to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. This means massive job loss for Nigeria if you consider the economic implication.

Breaking: Ex-Nigerian Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison Madueke now Dominican Republic commissioner

Diezani Allison-Madueke, former, ex, Nigerian, Nigeria, petroleum Minister, citizenship, citizen, Dominica Republic, Dominican Republic, commissioner, corruption,
Former Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison Madueke, is now a citizen of the Dominican Republic where she is now, reportedly, an appointed commissioner of Trade and Investment.

Jeff Bezos sells $4.1 billion of Amazon shares

World's richest billionaire, Jeff Bezos
World's richest billionaire, Jeff Bezos, has sold off $4.1 billion of his stakes in Amazon.com Inc. Bezos who split with his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, in 2019 had seen him share all his wealth with his divorced wife.

Coronavirus cases outside China gives WHO concerns

Coronavirus testing in Wuhan, China
WHO said this is because people across China trickled back to work after an extended Lunar New Year holiday.

Breaking: No more Birth Tourism visa to pregnant women coming to US...

US visa
The United States government, led by President Donald Trump, has said that it would stop issuing visas to immigrants into the country in the birth tourism category.

Plane Crash: Canada holds Trump responsible for death of 176

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the 176 people, including 57 of his countrymen and women, that died in the Ukrainian plane crash last week would have still been alive if not for the crisis generated by the US in the Middle East.

60 killed by cult groups in Rivers State – Amnesty

Amnesty International
Amnesty International has claimed that cult related killings have risen in Rivers state of Nigeria. In a latest report it released, Amnesty International claimed 60 persons were killed in just two Local Government Areas in River state in just ten months alone.

Canada invites 85,300 candidates for permanent residency in 2019 

Canada Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau
The government of Canada invited 85,300 candidates across the globe to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency in 2019. This was lower than the 89,800 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued in the previous year.

Iran informed us of imminent missile attack on US forces –...

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Tehran's missile attacks at military bases in Iraq were 'a slap on the face' for the U.S.
...As Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Tehran's missile attacks at military bases in Iraq were 'a slap on the face' for the U.S. ...Warns...

World react to Iran missiles’ attack on US military bases in...

US troops leaving Iran
The world has reacted to yesterday's multiple missile attacks on US military bases in Iraq by Iran in a retaliation to US' killing of its military general, Qassem Soleimani.