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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources

October 19, 2017

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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources With the signing of the bill into law, the path has been cleared for the establishment of the specialized university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies. Vanguard Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the […]

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Toronto: Tallest building in Canada breaks ground

October 11, 2017

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Toronto: Tallest building in Canada breaks ground The tallest building in Canada breaks ground. The One will be located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighborhood. The 85-story building will stand 1,004 feet (306 meters) tall. First Canadian Place is currently the tallest building in Canada at 978 feet (298 meters). The tallest structure in Canada is the […]

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Spain: Hundreds injured as Spanish police attack independence referendum voters in Catalonia

October 2, 2017

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Spain: Hundreds injured as Spanish police attack independence referendum voters in Catalonia BBC News Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has said he is not planning a “traumatic” split with Spain, after a disputed independence referendum on Sunday. He said he wanted a new understanding with the central government in Madrid. Catalan officials say voters overwhelmingly backed […]

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China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions

September 29, 2017

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China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions BBC News China has told North Korean companies operating in its territory to close down as it implements United Nations sanctions against the reclusive state. The companies will be shut by early January. Joint Chinese and North Korean ventures will also be […]

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Three asteroids come close to Earth

September 21, 2017

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Three asteroids come close to Earth By Eric Mack Sci-Tech September 20, 2017 Astronomers discovered three never-before-seen asteroids as they whizzed by Earth significantly closer than the vast majority of passing space rocks. The trio pose no threat to our planet, but it is a little unsettling that the largest of the three (Asteroid 2017 […]

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Africa: Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign gas deal and waive visa requirements

September 15, 2017

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Ghana, Equatorial Guinea presidents to sign LNG deal Also waive visa requirements Reuters ACCRA- Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo plans to sign an agreement to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Equatorial Guinea during his three-day visit to the Gulf of Guinea petroleum producer due to begin on Monday, his office said. Though an oil and […]

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028

September 13, 2017

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 The International Olympic Committee elected the city of Paris to host the games of the XXXIII OLYMPIAD 2024 and the city o Los Angeles the XXXIV OLYMPIAD 2028. “Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the city of Paris, the […]

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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe

August 25, 2017

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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Daily White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have “launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation”. “Dispossessed Zimbabwean commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative to […]

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2017 Angola elections- Africa’s second longest serving leader is stepping down

August 24, 2017

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Polls close in Angola election Africa’s second longest serving leader is stepping down For the first time in 38 years, Angolans will have a new president Euronews Polls have closed in Angola’s era-ending general election, as the man who has ruled the country since independence is standing down as president. It is widely expected his […]

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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons

August 11, 2017

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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons Take a historical look back at how the United States has responded each time other nations of the world developed their nuclear weapons programs. The following are videos of these past events. United States of America ___ Trinity was the code name of the first […]

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