Covid-19: Algeria Refuses Over 1,000 of it Citizen Access Back to the Country

More than 1,000 Algerian passengers are stranded at Istanbul airport because of the new coronavirus pandemic, the facility’s operator said Tuesday, as Ankara urged Algiers to allow their return home. Algiers is refusing to let them back into the country, according to IGA Airport Operations. “We, as IGA, Turkish Red …

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Full text of Buhari’s 2020 New Year message to Nigerians

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), wrote a letter to Nigerians to commemorate the New Year. The letter was made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. Read the full content of the letter below: A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AT NEW YEAR My Dear Compatriots, NIGERIA’S DECADE Today …

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Amaechi’s forlorn $45 billion rail ambition

Persistent as ever, Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, is pressing ahead with an ambitious national railway construction programme that comes with a hefty $45 billion price tag. This is fine, since Nigeria’s current 3,500 kilometres of track is grossly inadequate, leaves the economy hobbled and traps the country in under-development. But …

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