Far-right firebrand Geert Wilders has conceded he will not become prime minister of the Netherlands, Ukraine has stepped up drone strikes on oil refineries deep inside Russia, and a bill to ban TikTok in the US passed the House of Representatives. Plus, Nigeria is in the middle of a currency crisis and the government is blaming Binance for a lot of it.

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Geert Wilders announces he will not be PM

Ukraine strikes oil refineries deep inside Russia

US House votes through bill to ban TikTok

Nigeria pushes Binance for user data in stand-off over naira speculation

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