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American museum returns stolen ancient Egyptian coffin

Authorities in the United States of America on Wednesday returned a stolen ancient coffin to Egypt. This is happening two years after the coffin was acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The 2,100-year-old coffin of a priest called Nedjemankh got featured in an exhibit housing artefacts from Egypt. The Museum bought the stolen antique from… Read More
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40 Ghanaians deported from the U.S for various offences

Forty Ghanaians have been deported from United States of America for various offences. Ghana’s Immigration Service (GIS) said it received these deportees at the Kotoka International Airport in the capital Accra. The deportees reportedly had engaged in offences ranging from trafficking of banned substances, assault, vehicle theft, burglary, fraud, domestic violence and immigration-related issues. In a statement, a senior immigration… Read More
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Nigerians react to arrest of 80 nationals by FBI for internet fraud

Nigerians have been reacting with mixed feelings after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States announced the arrest of some 80 Nigerians over internet fraud. The FBI revealed the names and aliases of the Nigerian-born fraudsters who were arrested during a bust of an 80-man Internet crime syndicate across the United States. According to American officials two… Read More
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Two Nigerians arrested in U.S. over $40mln internet fraud

American officials have arrested two Nigerian men over multi-million dollar internet fraud. They were alleged to have attempted to swindle unsuspecting victims of $40m. According to American officials the two Nigerians run a money-laundering network used for the transfer of stolen funds. They run a group of fraudsters, numbering 80 who undertake several internet frauds. Valentine Iro, 33, and Chukwudi… Read More
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Forty Ghanaians deported from the United States

Forty Ghanaians have been deported from the United States of America (USA) for various offences. Aged between 21-70 those deported arrived in Accra on board a chartered flight, Omni Air International Boeing 777 – OAE 328. Made up of 38 males and two females the Ghanaians arrived in the capital city on Monday, according to immigration officials. A spokesperson for… Read More
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Egypt’s Military is the most powerful in Africa

Egypt’s Military has been ranked the most powerful in Africa, placing 12th most powerful military in the world. The new list of military rankings was released by Globalfirepower. The Egyptian Armed Forces had a Power Index score of 0.2283. Algeria’s military came second (27th in the world) while that of South Africa placed third (32nd in the world). The Nigerian… Read More
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U.S. says Osama Bin Laden’s son Hamza is dead

US intelligence has received information that Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza has died, NBC News reported Wednesday. NBC said three US officials had confirmed they had information of Hamza bin Laden’s death, but gave no details of the date or place, and did not indicate if they had confirmed the information. Questioned by reporters in the Oval Office,… Read More
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Former US President Reagan called Africans “monkeys”

Former US President Ronald Reagan is reported to have called Africans at UN conference “monkeys” for opposing the USA during a vote. The late Reagan according to newly released tapes published by a US magazine made the comment in a conversation with then-President Richard Nixon. The comments were made in a 1971 telephone call between the two leaders. Reagan said… Read More
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U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Nigerian officials

The United States government on Tuesday announced that it has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerian officials. The U.S. Department of state said the visa restrictions affect Nigerians officials alleged to have been involved in attempts to rig the 2019 presidential and local elections. These individuals whose names were not mentioned were deemed according to the US to have undermined… Read More
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Africa’s War Lord Queen; The Bloodstained Career of Liberia’s Eleanor Sirleaf Johnson

If all you know about Liberian President Eleanor Sirleaf Johnson is what you read in the U.S. corporate media, you probably think she is a Nobel Prize-winning reformer. In fact, Sirleaf is a U.S. imperial puppet whose hands are steeped in blood, the “right hand woman“ of deposed warlord Charles Taylor, and a servant of multinational banks. “The lords of… Read More