Latest News in Nigeria Today : Saturday 29th February 2020

Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 29th February 2020

These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Saturday 29th February 2020 .

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US reports fourth coronavirus infection of unknown origin

US health officials reported Friday a fourth case of novel coronavirus of unknown origin, indicating the disease was spreading in the country. The latest case is a boy under 18 in Washington State who tested “presumptive positive,” local authorities said without releasing further details about the patient. He is currently in home isolation in SnohomishRead More
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‘They removed my uterus and I didn’t know for 11 years’

A woman in South Africa has told the BBC how she was sterilised without her consent after she gave birth at the age of 17, and only learned about it 11 years later when she tried to have another child. Bongekile Msibi was among 48 women sterilised without consent at state hospitals, the Commission forRead More
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Ethiopia’s Abiy faces outcry over crackdown on rebels

Desta Garuma, a 27-year-old rickshaw driver, never showed much interest in politics, so his family has no idea how soldiers concluded he was involved in a rebel movement active in Ethiopia’s Oromia region. But one day in January, five truckloads of soldiers followed him home, shouting that they had identified a shifta, or bandit —Read More
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Afghanistan’s future in the balance as US, Taliban sign deal

Washington and the Taliban are set to sign a long-sought deal in Doha on Saturday that would see the two foes agree to the withdrawal of thousands of US troops from Afghanistan in return for insurgent guarantees. President Donald Trump urged the Afghan people to embrace the chance for a new future, saying the dealRead More
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Zack Orji: My life as an actor, singer and preacher of God’s word

By BENJAMIN NJOKU ‘I will be storming Switzerland on Monday, for a preaching engagement. And when I return to the country after one week, I will move to Calabar, where I’m expected to minister in five different churches.” This is the intriguing new life of Zack Orji  since  he found Christ. And this has indeedRead More
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THE MATHEMATICAL: National Sports Festival — The greatest Sports show in Africa!

By Segun Odegbami, Brief History From March 22, 2020, the 20th edition of the Nigerian National Sports Festival will begin and Nigeria’s best domestic athletes will converge in the ancient city of Benin, Edo State, for the biggest domestic sports festival in the whole of Africa. This bi-annual celebration of sports, cancelled and postponed onRead More
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Russian opposition to protest Putin’s ‘leader-for-life’ reforms

Russia’s opposition on Saturday holds its first major protest since President Vladimir Putin in January announced plans which critics fear will help him stay in power after his mandate ends in 2024. The rally marks five years since the assassination of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov but its organisers want the event to also send aRead More
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WADA cancels symposium over coronavirus concerns

The World Anti-Doping Agency has cancelled its annual symposium and related athlete session in Switzerland over concerns about the coronavirus epidemic. In a statement issued on Friday, Montreal-based WADA said it took the decision based on the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health’s announcement banning large-scale gatherings of more than 1,000 people in Switzerland untilRead More
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From samurais to Jedi knights, kimono stars in London show

Freddie Mercury, Yves Saint Laurent and George Lucas were all seduced by the charms of the kimono, whose evolution from medieval times in Japan will be on show at a major exhibition in London. The kimono has been worn by Jedi knights in Lucas’s “Star Wars” movie saga, and David Bowie in his futuristic alterRead More
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Trump wins key court case on snub of Congressional subpoenas

The White House won a key victory for presidential power Friday when an appeals court rejected a lawsuit over the nation’s President Donald, Trump blocking his former legal advisor from honouring a Congressional subpoena. The Washington appeals court ruled two-to-one the US judicial branch has no power to decide whether Trump could prevent former WhiteRead More
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