Onize Ohikere

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

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Rocket attack kills Americans in Iraq

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/12/20, 10:37 am

About 18 rockets struck the Taji military base in Iraq on Wednesday evening. Two Americans and one British soldier died, and at least 12 other people were injured.

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Lawmakers back Putin’s power play

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/11/20, 11:17 am

Russian leader Vladimir Putin could become president for life if voters adopt proposed constitutional changes. The lower house of Russian parliament on Wednesday voted 383-0, with 43 abstentions, in favor of changing the country’s term limits to allow Putin to rule until 2036. The upper house approved the measure hours later. The amendments will face a nationwide vote on April 22.

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Reopening the floodgates

International | Turkey allows refugees to illegally cross into Greece amid spat between the countries
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/10/20, 03:36 pm

Refugees clutched the ground and hugged one another as at least one child cried openly after their inflatable dinghy arrived at the Greek island of Lesbos from Turkey at the end of February.

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