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WELCOME REMARKS AT THE VIRTUAL 6TH NATIONAL WORKING GROUP MEETING ON PROMOTING TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN NIGERIA ON WEDNESDAY, 16TH SEPTEMBER, 2020

It is my pleasure on behalf of the CLEEN Foundation to welcome all partners, to the 6th National Working Group meeting on the project promoting transparency and accountability in the administration of criminal justice in Nigeria. I wish to sincerely appreciate our state partners for staying true to their respective commitments on the project, despite the disruptions thrown up by ...

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Pope Francis Wears A Face Mask For The First Time In Public

Pope Francis was seen Wednesday for the first time wearing a protective face mask as he attended his second traditional general audience before a limited public presence after a six-month suspension. The pontiff — known for a fondness for close personal contact — however quickly removed the mask as he emerged from the car carrying him to the audience, which ...

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FG, States Received N3.88tn From FAAC In Six Months

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Tuesday said it shared N3.879 trillion to the Federal Government, States, local government areas, and other statutory recipients in the first half of 2020. In a statement by the committee’s Director, Communications and Advocacy, Orji Ogbonnaya, the Federal Government received a total of N1.53 trillion while the states got N1.29 trillion and the ...

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PDP To Buhari: Nigerians Can’t Survive Fuel, Electricity Price Hike

The Latin American roll-out of a potential COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca could be set back after the biotech company announced a pause in tests, the government of Mexico, which is involved in developing the drug alongside Argentina, said Tuesday. AstraZeneca, which is working on a vaccine in conjunction with Oxford University, said that a volunteer had developed an undiagnosed ...

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Mexico Warns Setback In Tests Could Delay COVID-19 Vaccine

The Latin American roll-out of a potential COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca could be set back after the biotech company announced a pause in tests, the government of Mexico, which is involved in developing the drug alongside Argentina, said Tuesday. AstraZeneca, which is working on a vaccine in conjunction with Oxford University, said that a volunteer had developed an undiagnosed ...

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Ronaldo Scores Brace Against Sweden To Cross 100-Goal Mark

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice against 10-man Sweden on Tuesday to take him to 101 international goals for Portugal on Tuesday. The mythical 100-mark was broken on the stroke of half-time of a UEFA Nations League match against Sweden. The 35-year-old Juventus attacker curled in a free-kick from 25 yards over the wall and into the far left corner beyond Sweden’s ...

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Osaka, Zverev Into US Open Last Four

Japan’s Naomi Osaka sailed into the semi-finals of the US Open on Tuesday as Alexander Zverev of Germany booked his spot in the last four of the men’s draw. Osaka, the tournament’s fourth seed, swept aside unseeded Shelby Rogers in straight sets to set up a match with Jennifer Brady for a place in Saturday’s final. The 22-year-old Osaka required ...

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Canada Midfielder Quinn Comes Out As Transgender

Canada and OL Reign midfielder Rebecca Quinn came out publicly as transgender in an Instagram post on Tuesday. The 25-year-old player, who won Olympic bronze with the Canadian women’s team in 2016 and played for Canada at the 2019 Women’s World Cup, said the post was aimed at helping “queer folx” feel safe on social media. “As I’ve lived as ...

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Egypt COVID-19 Cases Top 100,000 – Ministry

Egypt has detected more than 100,000 Covid-19 infections and reported 5,541 deaths from the virus disease, the health ministry said Tuesday. The North African country of more than 100 million people had imposed a night-time curfew from March to June to curb the spread of the illness but since eased restrictions. Daily life has since returned in the largest Arab ...

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