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The Leader: May 2022 news highlights in the world

Get the latest information on the political landscape, entertainment updates, and health sector in the world with this The Leader news highlight for May! The latest news in the world that you need to know are the following: the NSA scandal continues to grow, with the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper saying he would resign if he lied to Congress, and the Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as the next CIA Director, which has been the focus of controversy since he made controversial remarks about Muslims; a jury in Virginia has convicted former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell of 18 counts of corruption, including accepting $175,000 in gifts and loans from a businessman, and a former aide to the governor has pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators; the top Republican a...
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The Leader: April 2022 news highlights in the world

Get the latest information on the political landscape, entertainment updates, and health sector in the world with this The Leader news highlight for April! The latest news in the world that you need to know are the following: President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday. The dismissal comes after months of tensions between the two. Tillerson was considered one of the President’s closest allies. Tillerson had long been considered a possible replacement for former Secretary of State and Trump ally Mike Pompeo, who was confirmed as CIA Director in April. But after Tillerson’s relationship with the President deteriorated, he was considered a potential candidate for the Secretary of State position. Tillerson’s departure is the latest in a series of high-pro...
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Here’s what you need to know about the crypto industry this 2022

BTC's value increased by 60% in 2021, while Ether (ETH) increased by 400% and Binance Coin (BNB) increased by 1,300%. These and other successful and popular tokens have resulted in one of the most eagerly awaited developments in global finance: the crypto industry's entry into the mainstream. These encouraging signals caught the business off guard, so might it be the same story in 2022? Find out what the future holds for the community at The Leader. Top digital currencies predicted to be a hit in 2022 Without a question, Bitcoin is the most popular option, since it is the market leader in terms of coin value and market capitalization. That doesn't mean you should start or prioritise BTC because there are a slew of other fascinating new crypto projects gaining traction that might be ...
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Nigeria calls out discrimination towards Africans in Ukraine

Top officials in Nigeria are calling for fair treatment of its citizens following reports that they aren’t being granted passage to the borders to neighbouring countries Poland, Romania, and Hungary. Locals and foreigners alike are fleeing from Ukraine nearly a week after Russia initiated a military operation on the country, blasting through infrastructure in cities such as Kharkiv and the capital Kyiv. The death toll from both sides of the conflict is almost 5000 with the Russian forces facing a slight delay in their plans as of late. As people continue to escape the violence, other news sources say some Africans are being blocked from riding trains and buses away from Ukraine. One Nigerian man, Isaac, has told the BBC that he and other Africans got hit by police with sticks and th...
President Buhari reveals a bombing attack against him
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President Buhari reveals a bombing attack against him

President Buhari reveals a bombing attack against him On January 20, 2022, President Buhari revealed that he escaped a bombing attack near the Kawo Bridge while on his way to Katsina State in July 2014. This recollection was prompted after the President visited the Kaduna state to inaugurate the projects by the Nasir el-Rufai-led Kaduna government. ‘The unfortunate event, clearly an assassination attempt, came from a fast-moving vehicle that made many attempts to overtake my security car but was blocked by my escort vehicle. We reached the market area of Kawo where he attempted to take advantage of our slowing down and attempted to ram my car and instantly detonated the bomb, which destroyed all the three vehicles in our convoy. Unfortunately, when I came out of my vehicle, I saw...
3 countries banning the practice of Christianity
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3 countries banning the practice of Christianity

The Leader: 3 countries banning the practice of Christianity Although Christianity is considered to be the biggest religion across the world with approximately more than two billion followers, it is still banned in some countries. Some Christians live in areas where being a follower of Jesus is illegal, and in worse cases, punishable by death.  In fact, according to the 2021 World Watch List annual report produced by Open Doors, 13 Christians are killed every year for practising their beliefs and faith. The reason behind this is that in some nations, especially under a totalitarian government or group, Jesus Christ is deemed as a threat.  So, where is it most risky to be a Christian today? Take a look at this list: North Korea North Korea is arguably the most diff...
Read the latest international news here at The Leader
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Read the latest international news here at The Leader

Read the latest international news here at The Leader Wherever you are in the world, it’s hard to keep up with the latest events due to the influx of information that emerges on a daily basis. From crimes, financial advances, political turmoil and wars, there are a lot of occurences that need to be addressed and discussed. And although we now live in the era of digital information and the Internet, reading the news slowly becomes a chore.  Luckily, since The Leader aims to deliver the news stories that truly matter, we have compiled the biggest international news you should know. Here are some of them: Spotify removes the music of Neil Young from its platform Just recently, Neil Young has requested Spotify to remove his entire music discography from the platform due to it...
Everything you need to know about Boko Haram
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Everything you need to know about Boko Haram

The Leader: Everything you need to know about Boko Haram Throughout the years, Nigeria has suffered various impacts of terrorism, including kidnappings, suicide bombings and destruction of properties, among other things. At the hands of terrorist groups, countless lives have been taken and the future of many children has been permanently stained. Despite the intensified security measures being implemented by the national government as well as Western forces, terrorist groups are still unstoppable. This includes Boko Haram—one of the largest Islamist militant groups in Africa. Ever since it was founded in 2002, the group has already committed hundreds of suicide bombings, massacres, kidnappings and other kinds of attacks within the country.  But the question, what motivates t...