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Nigerian Students Ordered To Leave UK Over Failure To Complete Payment Of Tuition Fees

Nigerian Students Ordered To Leave UK Over Failure To Complete Payment Of Tuition Fees

Nigerian Students Ordered To Leave UK Over Failure To Complete Payment Of Tuition Fees Some Nigerian students at Teesside University in the United Kingdom (UK) have been ordered to leave the country as they struggled to pay their tuition fees. The BBC reports that the students, who protested on their campus on Tuesday, were asked to leave the European country after the naira plummeted and wiped their savings—the reason they were unable to meet their financial obligations Before they commenced their study at Teesside, the affected students were told they had to show proof of having enough funds to pay…
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Iranians Pay Last Respects To President Raisi Killed In Helicopter Crash

Iranians Pay Last Respects To President Raisi Killed In Helicopter Crash

Iranians Pay Last Respects To President Raisi Killed In Helicopter Crash Tens of thousands of Iranians gathered Tuesday to mourn President Ebrahim Raisi and seven members of his entourage who were killed in a helicopter crash on a fog-shrouded mountainside in the northwest. Waving Iranian flags and portraits of the late president, mourners set off from a central square in the northwestern city of Tabriz, where Raisi was headed when his helicopter crashed on Sunday. They walked behind a lorry carrying the coffins of Raisi and his seven aides. Their helicopter lost communications while it was on its way back…
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Saudi Arabia: 5 Things President Tinubu Told Bill Gates

Saudi Arabia: 5 Things President Tinubu Told Bill Gates

Five Things Tinubu Told Bill Gates In Saudi Arabia President Bola Tinubu on Sunday meet with Microsoft Founder and Philanthropist, Bill Gates, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Special Meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the meeting President Tinubu spoke extensively about the role technology will play in ensuring his government delivers its promises to the Nigerian people. Below are five major things the President told Bill Gates during their meeting. Technology is the enemy of corruptionTinubu told Bill Gates that technology will play a pivotal role in his government’s fight against corruption that has for too long…
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Israel Launched Missiles As Well As Drones At Iran – Officials Say

Israel Launched Missiles As Well As Drones At Iran – Officials Say

Israel Launched Missiles As Well As Drones At Iran – Officials Say Israeli warplanes fired missiles on Iran during a retaliatory strike early Friday morning, one Western official and two Iranian officials said, suggesting that the attack included more advanced firepower than initial reports indicated. It was not immediately clear the types of missiles used, from where they were fired, whether any were intercepted by Iran’s defenses or where they landed. The Western official and the Iranian officials requested anonymity to discuss classified information. Previously, Iranian officials said Friday’s attack on a military base in central Iran was conducted by…
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Leadership: 6 Takeaways From Gov Otti’s Lecture At The John Hopkins School Of Advanced International Studies On 19/04

Leadership: 6 Takeaways From Gov Otti’s Lecture At The John Hopkins School Of Advanced International Studies On 19/04

Leadership: 6 Takeaways from Gov. Alex C. Otti 's Lecture at the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies on 19/04 Transitioning from economic dependence by about 83% of the states in Nigeria to a point of economic independence and viability requires deliberate planning and most importantly, a clear understanding of the dangers posed by the present "feeding bottle" system. If the states are to become viable to the point where they are able to meet their obligations to the citizens without recourse to Abuja, the citizens must get involved, and actively too. From following the selection of candidates at…
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Kenya’s Defense Chief, Nine Senior Officers Die In Air Crash

Kenya’s Defense Chief, Nine Senior Officers Die In Air Crash

Kenya’s Defence Chief, Nine Senior Officers Die In Air Crash Defence Forces Chief, Gen Francis Omondi Ogolla, and nine other senior military officers were killed in a helicopter crash on Thursday. The Kenyan police said there were 12 people in the highest military positions on board but only two survived the air crash. Kenyan President William Ruto convened an urgent meeting of the National Security Council in his office and made the announcement of the tragic news. The helicopter went down in Elgeyo Marakwet county, about 400 kilometres (250 miles) northwest of the capital Nairobi, according to AFP. “The helicopter…
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Google Sacks 28 Workers Protesting  Contract With Israel

Google Sacks 28 Workers Protesting Contract With Israel

Google Sacks 28 Workers Protesting Contract With Israel Google fired 28 employees following a disruptive sit-down protest over the tech giant’s contract with the Israeli government, a Google spokesperson said Thursday. The Tuesday demonstration was organised by the group “No Tech for Apartheid,” which has long opposed “Project Nimbus,” Google’s joint $1.2 billion contract with Amazon to provide cloud services to the government of Israel. Video of the demonstration showed police arresting Google workers in Sunnyvale, California, in the office of Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian, according to a post by the advocacy group on X, formerly Twitter. Kurian’s office…
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Surprise As Iran Launches Salvos Of Drones Attacks Against Israel, Not Through It’s Proxy

Surprise As Iran Launches Salvos Of Drones Attacks Against Israel, Not Through It’s Proxy

For the first time, Iran is launching salvos of drones attacks against Israel, not through it's proxy asymmetric tactics, but directly. One can never be sure of the deceptive Persian military antics but it appears that the drone attacks are a first wave aimed at overwhelming Israel's Iron Dome defense system and paving the way for ballistic missile attacks. The UK has scrambled Typhoon fighter jets to mitigate as well as fierce Israeli allies, the US providing additional air force protection directly and by way of Intel. What is clear is that Israel and Iran are in a de facto…
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Israeli Airstrike Kills 3 Sons, 3 Grandchildren Of Hamas Leader, Haniyeh

Israeli Airstrike Kills 3 Sons, 3 Grandchildren Of Hamas Leader, Haniyeh

Israeli Airstrike Kills Three Sons, Three Grandchildren Of Hamas Leader, Haniyeh Three sons and three grandchildren of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh have been killed in an Israeli airstrike on a Gaza refugee camp, according to the Hamas-affiliated news agency, Shehab. Haniyeh told Al Jazeera his children were visiting relatives for Eid at the Shati refugee camp in northern Gaza when they were targeted. The Hamas chief decried what he described as Israel’s brutality, but he stressed that Palestinian leaders will not back down if their families and homes are targeted. The Hamas chief decried what he described as Israel’s brutality,…
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Things To Know About Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse

Things To Know About Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse

Things To Know About Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse When a rare total solar eclipse sweeps across North America on Monday, scientists will be able to gather invaluable data on everything from the Sun’s atmosphere to strange animal behaviors — and even possible effects on humans. It comes with the Sun near the peak of its 11-year solar cycle, setting the stage for a breathtaking display: The corona will glow spectacularly from the Moon’s silhouette along the path of totality, a corridor stretching from Mexico to Canada via the United States. Total solar eclipses offer “incredible scientific opportunities,” NASA Deputy Administrator…
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