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8 Apr
The Nigerian Navy’s newest Landing Ship Tank (NNS KADA), on Thursday, arrived Port of Al Duqum, Oman, on the first leg of her homeward voyage to Nigeria. The Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Commodore Adedotun Ayo-Vaughan, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, the ship’s visit was the first…
4 Oct 2021
At least 11 people died after a powerful cyclone struck Oman causing widespread flooding and landslides, emergency authorities said on Monday.
3 Oct 2021
At least nine people were killed in Oman and Iran on Sunday as tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled parts of their coastlines, authorities said.
3 Oct 2021
One child has died in flash flooding while flights and schools have been suspended as tropical Cyclone Shaheen bears down on Oman, authorities said Sunday. Another person was also reported missing in the flash floods in Al Amarat in Muscat province, Oman's National Committee for Emergency Management said. Neighbouring United Arab Emirates said it was…
3 Aug 2021
An Israeli-linked vessel that was attacked off Oman last week anchored off the UAE emirate of Fujairah Tuesday amid accusations Iran was behind the attack in which two crew members were killed. Low visibility due to high humidity made it difficult to see the vessel in its mooring in the Gulf of Oman off the…
1 Aug 2021
Iran on Sunday rejected Israel's "baseless accusations" of being behind a deadly tanker attack off Oman, vowing to defend its interests
23 Feb 2021
Middle East country Oman has banned international entries from Nigeria and nine other countries to curb the further spread of coronavirus. Oman’s coronavirus committee on Tuesday said people from Sudan, Lebanon, South Africa, Brazil, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia will not be allowed into the country from Thursday, February 25. The committee also…
11 Jan 2020
World leaders paid homage to Sultan Qaboos of Oman, who died at the age of 79, as a wise and moderate leader and a champion of Arab and Islamic nations.
14 Jun 2019
World oil prices rose Thursday following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, worsening frayed tensions in the crude-rich Middle East region.
23 May 2019
The word, “revolution”, is currently enjoying a political and lexical rehabilitation with Nigerians, especially the youths. Though still seen as treasonable, “revolution” is no longer easily associated with evil or lack of patriotism. The type of rehabilitation that “revolution” now enjoys reminds me of the euphoric celebration of “new democracy” in the last decade of…
8 May 2019
The global drive to eliminate malaria by 2030 is gaining momentum. The optimism is derived from the fact that several diseases have successfully been eradicated and eliminated such as smallpox and yaw.
15 Mar 2019
FIFA chiefs will decide today whether to back an expansion of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams but a final decision will only be taken at a meeting in Paris in June, sources said yesterday. According to AFP, the FIFA Council meeting in Miami today will give its verdict on an internal feasibility study,…

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