News - Cuba

Maduro Pays Tribute To China’s Mao Zedong

1 week ago /

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has paid tribute to Mao Zedong at the late Chinese leader's mausoleum on Friday before overseeing energy and gold mining deals as he seeks Beijing’s help to bolster his crisis-hit country's economy.

Relative Calm Returns To Benue Assembly

1 month ago /
Nation 

Relative calm has been restored to the Benue state house of assembly following the vacation of the premises by security operatives who had earlier chased out staff of the state legislative arm from their offices.

Cuba Plane Crash Caused By Human Error

2 months ago /
International News 

The Mexican company that owns the plane which crashed in Cuba killing 112 people has said the crash was caused by "human error".

Nigerian Govt. Moves to Block Smuggling of Gold, Gem Stones

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Abubakar Bwari says the establishment of gold refineries and faceting incubation centers in Nigeria will prevent the smuggling of gold and precious stones in the country.

President Buhari Approves Second Term For Oyeyemi At FRSC

3 months ago /
Nation 

Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi will spend another five years as the corps marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps.

FG Moves To Reduce Infant Mortality

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it is intensifying efforts in meeting the sustainable development goals, especially goal 3 which focuses on improving health and wellbeing for all.

U.S. Embassy Removes Staff From China Over Mysterious Illness

3 months ago /
International News 

The U.S has removed more officials from china over fears they have contracted the same mysterious illness that affected staff in Cuba.

Death Toll In Cuba Plane Crash Rises To 111

4 months ago /
International News 

The death toll of Cuba's deadliest air disaster in 30 years has risen to 111 after one of the survivors died of her injuries on Monday evening.

Buhari Mourns Senator Bukar

5 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq, and other community members to observe the third day prayers for Late Senator Mustapha Bukar, the senator representing Katsina North, his own Senatorial District.

Cuba Holds Elections As Post-Castro Era Looms

6 months ago /
International News 

Cuban election went underway on Sunday,  in a one-party vote that marks the penultimate step in a political process that will culminate next month with the selection of the communist-ruled island’s first non-castro leader, since the 1959 revolution.  

Diabetes Management: Early Detection Key To Preventing Amputation

9 months ago /
Health 

Early detection and care of the foot has been identified as the best form to prevent amputation in persons with diabetes. A Cuban vascular Surgeon Aristides Garcia disclosed This at a workshop in Abuja. Diabetic foot ulcer, a deep wound localized below the ankle in a diabetic patient is one of the...

Che Guevara Remembered 50 Years After

11 months ago /
International News 

More than 60,000 people took to the streets of Cuba on Monday to commemorate the 50th death anniversary of latin american revolutionary, Ernesto “che” Guevara. Cuban president, Raul Castro was present at a mass rally on Sunday at the che guevara mausoleum in the town of Santa Clara, 300 kilometres east...

Monkey Pox Outbreak Hits Bayelsa State

11 months ago /
Nation 

Residents of the Fangbe area of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital are living in fear, following the outbreak of a viral disease called Monkey Pox. Reports say that 10 persons have been infected with the viral disease while 49 others who came in contact with the affected persons are being observed. The...

US Expels Cuba Diplomats

11 months ago /
International News 

The us has expelled 15 Cuban diplomats, saying Havana failed to protect us diplomats from mysterious acoustic attacks. The Cuban diplomats have been given seven days to leave. Cuba's foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez called the move "unacceptable". This is coming one week after us withdrawal of more than half of its own diplomats...

Students, Workers Demand For Better Welfare As OAU Gets New VC

1 year ago /
Nation 

Students and workers of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun state have called on the new management of the institution to provide adequate welfare for the people. The call is coming on the heels of the inauguration of the 11th Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede at the Oduduwa...

Kano Govt Partners UK To Empower Youths

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kano State Government in collaboration with Mafita Project of the UK AID have empowered over 2,000 youth across the 44 Local Government Areas of the state as part of the government’s marginalised program initiative. At the launching ceremony of the empowerment held at the state Government House, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje...

Kogi State Records Case Of Lassa Fever

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kogi State Government has confirmed a case of Lassa fever in Lokoja, the state’s capital in North-central Nigeria. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Audu, who confirmed this to reporters, said the affected patient was diagnosed after returning from a trip outside the state. He explained that the patient was...

Barack Obama Ends The Policy That Grants Residency To Cubans

1 year ago /
International News 

President Barack Obama has ended the longstanding policy that grants residency to Cubans who arrive in the US without visas. The 20-year-old policy allows Cuban migrants who reach us soil to become legal permanent residents after a year. In exchange, Havana has agreed to start accepting Cubans who are turned away or...

47 Career Ambassadors Assigned Portfolios

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has assigned portfolios to all the 47 career ambassadors cleared by the Senate. A document listed the envoys and their portfolios as Abia: Obinna Chukwuemeka Agbugba (Togo), Adamawa: Salisu Umaru (Senegal), Paragalda Ilyasu Audu (Turkey), Akwa Ibom: Inyan Udo-Inyang (Gabon), Anambra: Okeke Vivian Nwunaku (Spain), Nonye Udo (Austria);...

North Korea Begins 3-Day Mourning Period For Castro

1 year ago /
International News 

North Korea is observing a three-day period of mourning for Fidel Castro, seen by the North as a rare comrade-in-arms against the common enemy of the United States. The North has ordered flags outside official buildings be flown at half-staff to honor Castro, the country’s state media reported Monday. The iconic...


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