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UKRAINE WAR: 13 Nigerians released from detention in Poland

THIRTEEN (13) out of 19 Nigerians that were detained in various camps in Poland have been released. Their release followed the intervention of the Nigeria Ambassador to Poland, Major General Christian Ugwu (rtd). A statement yesterday by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit Nigerians in Diaspora …

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89 buses used for AFCON 2021 missing

Barely two months after the end of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, 89 new buses used to chauffeur the participating national teams, delegations, and other logistic teams have reportedly vanished. The organising committee had reportedly purchased 90 buses to be used during the continental showpiece, however, only …

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Lay down your arms, Russia urges Ukrainians

Russia on Tuesday called on Ukrainian forces to “immediately” lay down arms and issued a new ultimatum for the defenders of the besieged port city of Mariupol to give up their resistance. The Russian defence ministry’s warning came after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced late on Monday the start of …

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