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President Buhari mourns Colin Powell
President Buhari mourns Colin Powell

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of condolence to United States President Joe Biden, over the death of former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell. President Buhari says he believes that as the first African-American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Powell was a great statesman and a global figure. In a statement by…

US football coach fired for rejecting Covid-19 vaccine
US football coach fired for rejecting Covid-19 vaccine

A top US college football coach has been fired for refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Washington State University sacked Nick Rolovich, its highest-paid employee, and four of his assistants, for failing to meet a vaccine mandate. The mandate means all state workers in Washington have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or lose their jobs. Rolovich,…

American leaders pay tribute to Colin Powell
American leaders pay tribute to Colin Powell

American leaders have been paying tributes to former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell, who died of Covid-19 complications aged eighty-four. Leading the tributes is President Joe Biden, who described late Colin Powell as a dear friend with the highest qualities of both warrior and diplomat. On his part;…

US to reopen Mexico Canada land borders for fully vaccinated travellers
US to reopen Mexico Canada land borders for fully vaccinated travellers

The US says it will reopen its borders with Mexico and Canada to fully vaccinated travellers from November. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that it will allow travel for non-essential purposes through land and ferry crossings. From January 2022, it will also require proof of vaccination for any travel over these crossings, essential…

61-year-old man executed for murder in USA
61-year-old man executed for murder in USA

Authorities in Missouri, United States, have executed a man for three murders in a robbery attack at a store in 1994. Sixty-one-year-old Ernest Johnson was given a lethal injection after the US Supreme Court refused to delay his execution. The Court also ignored pleas by advocates, including Pope Francis, for Johnson to be shown mercy and forgiveness.

 Al-Qaeda remains a threat – U.S. Military Chief
 Al-Qaeda remains a threat – U.S. Military Chief

The Chairman of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley has warned that al-Qaeda terrorists in Afghanistan could threaten the US in as little as twelve months. General Milley told US Congress that the Taliban have not broken ties with the terrorist group that is responsible for the nine-eleven attacks on the United States.…

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