Onize Ohikere

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Oil prices jump after attack in Saudi Arabia

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/16/19, 12:12 pm

President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States is “locked and loaded” to respond to the bombings of two Saudi energy facilities. The drone attacks on Saturday hit a major oil processing plant in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, halving the kingdom’s oil production rates. Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, but satellite imagery showed the drones came from either Iran or Iraq.

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Osama bin Laden’s son is dead

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/16/19, 11:09 am

Hamza bin Laden, the son of deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, died in “a United States counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region,” the White House confirmed on Saturday. It’s not clear when or exactly how he died.

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‘Polish Anne Frank’ diary headed to shelves for first time

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/13/19, 12:09 pm

In 1939, a Jewish teenager started documenting her experiences under Nazi rule in Poland. Now, 70 years later, her accounts will be published for the first time. Renia’s Diary: A Young Girl’s Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust is scheduled for release on Sept. 19.

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