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SIX COUNTRIES WHERE THE SUN DOES NOT SET

SIX COUNTRIES WHERE THE SUN DOES NOT SET In certain parts of the world such as Norway, Canada, Iceland, and Finland, a fascinating phenomenon occurs where the sun stays continuously above or below the horizon for extended periods due to their proximity to the Arctic Circle. This unique occurrence results in distinct patterns of daylight and darkness, significantly shaping the …

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2024: DIFFERENT COUNTRIES ENTER DIFFERENTLY

2024: DIFFERENT COUNTRIES ENTER DIFFERENTLY As Nigeria joins the global chorus bidding farewell to 2023 and welcoming the New Year 2024, the anticipation and concerns surrounding the upcoming year should not overshadow the celebration. Let’s take a moment to acknowledge the fact that the Pacific nation of Kiribati will be the first to herald the New Year, with Kiritimati Island …

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EX-US LAWMAKERS, OTHERS, WANT NIGERIA RE-DESIGNATED RELIGIOUS FREEDOM VIOLATOR

EX-US LAWMAKERS, OTHERS WANT NIGERIA RE-DESIGNATED RELIGIOUS FREEDOM VIOLATOR Respected American experts – including former federal legislators – in the field of religious freedom have lamented the dire state of religious freedom in Nigeria. On Tuesday, December 12, through Christopher Smith (Republican Party), a member of the U.S. House, representing New Jersey’s 4th Congressional District, they called for the West …

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143,990 NIGERIAN DOCTORS, OTHERS MOVE TO UK IN NINE MONTHS – GROUP

143,990 NIGERIAN DOCTORS, OTHERS MOVED TO UK IN NINE MONTHS – GROUP New Conservatives group on the Tory Right in the United Kingdom has called for ministers to close temporary visa schemes for care workers as part of an effort to slash net migration before the presidential election scheduled for next year. The group, said to be backed by former …

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FORMER TANZANIAN PRESIDENT, JULIUS NYERERE, ON COURSE TO CANONIZATION

FORMER TANZANIAN PRESIDENT, JULIUS NYERERE, ON COURSE TO CANONIZATION Process has been set in motion for the canonization of a former Tanzanian President, Nwalimu Julius Nyerere. This followed the presentation of a formal Petition for the cause, the appointment of a Postulator, and the setting up of a Tribunal to carry out inquiry on the life of Nyerere by the …

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BEHOLD THE MIRACLE MAN OF LIBERIA, PRESIDENT-ELECT JOSEPH BOAKAI

BEHOLD THE MIRACLE MAN OF LIBERIA: PRESIDENT-ELECT JOSEPH BOAKAI The saying, the patience dog eats the fattest bone, came to fruition in the life of former Liberian Vice President, Joseph Nyumah Boakai, as he coasted to presidential victory after decades of laying in the loop. It was like a dream come true, when the incumbent Liberian President, George Opong Weah, …

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HOW INCUMBENT PRESIDENT GEORGE WEAH LOST LIBERIAN ELECTION

HOW INCUMBENT PRESIDENT, GEORGE WEAH, CONCEDED DEFEAT IN LIBERIAN ELECTION Liberia President George Weah on Friday conceded election defeat to opposition leader Joseph Boakai after a tight race, ending a presidency marred by graft allegations but helping to ensure a smooth transition of power in the once volatile African nation. Boakai, 78, a former vice president who lost to Weah …

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MILLIONS OF UK HOUSEHOLDS UNPLUGS FRIDGES OVER RISING BILLS

MILLIONS OF UK HOUSEHOLDS UNPLUG FRIDGES OVER RISING BILLS About two million United Kingdom households have been forced to turn off their fridge or freezer to save money as they continue to struggle with what poverty campaigners called a “frightening” level of hardship. Nearly half of those households said that since May they had to disconnect their fridge or freezer …

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WHY WE DEPORTED NIGERIANS- SAUDI ARABIA

WHY WE DEPORTED NIGERIANS – SAUDI ARABIA The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Abuja has said Nigerian passengers deported earlier this week didn’t fulfil the entry conditions and requirements into the kingdom. The Saudi Arabian Authorities cancelled the visas of all the 264 passengers who were airlifted to Jeddah from Lagos and Kano on Sunday. “The Royal Embassy of …

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POPE FRANCIS TO ATTEND THIS YEAR’S CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE

Pope Francis said he will attend the United Nations COP28 Climate Change Conference. The meeting in Dubai is the first time a pope will attend the UN climate summit since they started in 1995, reported Reuters. In an interview on the RAI Italian state television network, Pope Francis said he would travel to the United Arab Emirates to attend the …

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