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NEW WTO DG: ‘We Need To Get Global Economy Going Again, 2021 and Beyond’

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She also expressed willingness to make the WTO stronger, adding that the organisation would adapt to the “realities of today”. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM The newly-appointed Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that the organisation will get the global economy running again during her tenure as the WTO DG. Okonjo-Iweala disclosed …

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LGBTQI: Biden Threatens Financial, Visa Sanctions Against Nigeria, Others Over Anti-gay Laws

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President Joe Biden has issued a presidential memorandum aimed at expanding protection of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people worldwide, including potentially through the use of financial sanctions. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM For countries found guilty of human rights abuses of LGBTQI+ persons, the Biden Presidency threatens” “swift and meaningful” …

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Buhari Nominates Buratai, Other Sacked Military Chiefs As Ambassadors

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This is coming days after the International Criminal Court confirmed it had received petitions on the sacked military chiefs’ over human rights violations and crimes against humanity. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the newly retired military chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. In a letter to the senate, Buhari said: “In accordance with section 171 …

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Herdsmen Invade Pastor Adeboye’s Town, Kidnap 3 Chinese, Kill Policeman

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Gun-wielding herdsmen, suspected to be of the Fulani stock, have invaded Akere village in Ifewara town, Osun State, abducting three Chinese workers and killing their police escort. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Ifewara is the hometown of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God – one of Nigeria’s household church denominations. According …

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Nigerian Man Arrested In Thailand For Overstaying His 60-day Tourist Visa By Seven Years

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The suspect, identified as Onyebuchi Johnbosco Ezedinugwu, had entered Thailand in April 2014 on a 60-day tourist visa with permission to stay until June 25th of the same year. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Thailand’s Immigration Police have arrested a 40-year-old Nigerian man for allegedly overstaying his visa by 2,683 days, Siam Rath newspaper reports. The suspect, identified …

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