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The UK can decide on its own to revoke Brexit - CJEU

The UK can decide on its own to revoke Brexit - CJEU

The United Kingdom can decide on its own to reverse its withdrawal from the European Union, without needing the approval of the other member States, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) said in a ruling handed down on Monday.The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notifica…

China Court Bans iPhone Sales in Patent Dispute

China Court Bans iPhone Sales in Patent Dispute

The statement said the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court had granted Qualcomm’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately to stop selling the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.The m…

WHO extends Ebola vaccination to South Sudan

WHO extends Ebola vaccination to South Sudan

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will extend the Ebola vaccination to South Sudan to prevent the spread of the virus from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).The South Sudan Health ministry confirmed that the vaccination would target healthcare and frontline workers operating in h…

3 killed after school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong

3 killed after school bus mounts pavement in Hong Kong

Three people have been killed when an empty runaway school bus mounted a pavement in a crowded Hong Kong neighborhood, trapping passers-by underneath and injuring 11, police say.Two women -- aged 80 and 70 -- and an 83-year-old man were killed after the yellow bus careered out of control in the down…

Human Rights in Latin America: A Struggle for Land and Life

Human Rights in Latin America: A Struggle for Land and Life

Perhaps the most common struggle in Latin America, and the one that unites it, is the fight for land. And with that, comes the struggle for life.Private companies, looking to maximize their profit, set their gaze over territories. What’s seen for many as the means for life, is seen by large-scale pr…

EFCC reportedly raids homes of Atiku’s sons, Mustapha, Aliyu

EFCC reportedly raids homes of Atiku’s sons, Mustapha, Aliyu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has raided the home of children of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.Ibe said that during the search of the residence of Aliyu and Mustapha Atiku-Abubakar, the EFCC operatives ended up arresting…

Storekeeper bags three months imprisonment for stealing cement

Storekeeper bags three months imprisonment for stealing cement

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Monday sentenced a 32-year-old storekeeper, Julius Dauda, to three months imprisonment for stealing 10 bags of cement.Dauda, of no fixed address, was arraigned on a count charge of theft.Dauda pleaded guilty to the charge and prayed the court to temper justice w…

FG distributes food items to 45,000 displaced households in Borno

FG distributes food items to 45,000 displaced households in Borno

The Federal Government (FG) on Monday said it had provided food assistance to 45,000 displaced households on monthly basis in Borno State, under its Food Emergency Intervention for Northeast Programme.The Programme’s Supervisor, Navy Cdr. Manga Danjuma, disclosed this in Maiduguri to the News Agency…

ICC must probe crimes in Boko Haram: Amnesty

ICC must probe crimes in Boko Haram: Amnesty

Amnesty International urges the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch a full-blown probe into the atrocities committed by both the Boko Haram terrorists and the Nigerian military during the militancy campaign in the African country, criticizing Abuja for not doing enough to bring those respon…

37 Ships Carrying Various Products Expected At Lagos Ports

37 Ships Carrying Various Products Expected At Lagos Ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 36 ships to bring in petroleum products, food and other goods from Dec. 10 to Dec. 29, at Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.Six of the 37 ships will sail in with petrol.The other 31 ships are carrying buckwheat, general cargo, ethanol, aviation fu…