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Methane emissions surged by a record amount in 2021, NOAA says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A broken oil well pipeline gauge near Depew, Oklahoma J Pat Carter/Getty Images Global emissions of methane, the second-biggest contributor to human-caused climate change after carbon dioxide, surged by a record amount in 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration......

Nigeria fans storm pitch after team loss to Ghana in World Cup playoff

Sports Illustrated
Nigeria failed to qualify for the World Cup Tuesday after losing to Ghana 1–1 based on the away-goals tiebreaker Tuesday.  Following the game, Nigerian fans stormed the pitch and began destroying property on the field and throwing objects at visiting Ghana fans and players. The angry fans made their way onto the......

African leaders condemn Russia, but some remain silent as Moscow’s influence hits home

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Feb. 6, 2022: President of Senegal Macky Sall (Right at the rostrum) makes a speech during the 35th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on February 6, 2022. Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency via Getty......

Nigeria sues JP Morgan for $1.7 billion over oil deal

Reuters
LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) – A London court will on Wednesday begin to hear a lawsuit launched by Nigeria against U.S. bank JP Morgan Chase, claiming more than $1.7 billion for its role in a disputed 2011 oilfield deal. The civil suit filed in the English courts in 2017 relates......

Rights group goes to court to get Nigeria to publish agreement with Twitter

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ABUJA, Feb 13 (Reuters) – A Nigerian rights group has asked the High Court to force the government to publish an agreement with Twitter (TWTR.N) that led to the restoration of the social media company’s services last month following a six-month ban. Nigeria suspended Twitter last June after the U.S.......

IOC’s quota decision for Beijing 2022 sends message to Black Winter Olympics athletes

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTg3MTQxMTUyODA4Mzc5NTMz/simidele-adeagbo-lead.jpg Alex Prewitt The guest of honor danced into camera view to a Nigerian afrobeat track, green beads in her braided hair and a bouquet of white balloons overhead. A green and white Nigerian flag hung on the wall behind her, framing an array of trophies, plaques, medals and her......

Which five teams will represent Africa at the World Cup in Qatar?

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6:34 AM ET Ed DoveSpecial to ESPN Close Ed Dove is a writer and scout who has a deep and enduring passion for African sport, politics and literature. Instagram: @EddyDove22, Facebook: @EddyDoveAfrica The World Cup qualifying playoff draw for African nations was conducted on Saturday, with the 10 teams still......

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