world news 170919

  1. Nigeria World News

    World Saudi Arabia executions reaches 134 this year with some crucified and beheaded, including six who were kids when arrested and 2 Nigerians – Linda Ikej

    Saudi Arabia has executed 134 people this year, including six who were kids when they were arrested. The prisoners were killed by brutal methods that have been frowned upon, including crucifixion and beheading, according to a human rights organisation.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
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    World Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande takes over as president UN General Assembly – Vanguard News

    Ms Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year. Muhammad-Bande receives the gavel from his predecessor, Espinosa, at the handover ceremony.… Read more...
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    World Rwanda accuses Uganda of illegally detaining 200 of its citizens – Vanguard News

    Rwanda says more than 200 of its citizens are being illegally detained in Uganda. Delegations from the two neighbouring countries have been holding discussions in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, to work towards resolving political and security tensions... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    World Group Carpets S’Africa for Attempting to Stop Nigerians from Returning Home – Thisdaylive

    A leading Non-Governmental Organisation, African Diaspora Coalition for Unity and Progress (ADCUP), has condemned the action of the South African Government that disallowed several Nigerians willing to return home from South Africa from boarding the Air Peace flight sent to the former apartheid...
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    World The Mugabe legacy – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Without any speck of doubt, Mr. Robert Mugabe can be regarded as the icon of the liberation struggle of Zimbabwe. He was one man, among a few others, who rose to his full height when duty called. Armed with about half … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
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    World Research links chicken consumption to prostate cancer, others – The Guardian Nigeria News

    A new research outcome from the University of Oxford has linked the consumption of poultry, especially chicken, to an increased risk of prostate and blood cancer. Thousands of cancer cases were associated with chicken intake in the study. Although several … Read more via The Guardian...
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