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Nigeria ready to work with EU to tackle illegal migration of citizens – Saraki

Nigeria ready to work with EU to tackle illegal migration of citizens – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said that Nigeria was ready to work closely with the European Union in tackling the rising incidence of illegal migration from the country to Europe through dangerous routes. Saraki, according to a statement in [...]

November 15, 2017 Government and politics
Robert Mugabe removed from office as Zimbabwean President

Robert Mugabe removed from office as Zimbabwean President

Robert Mugabe removed from office as Zimbabwean President” Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, has been booted out of office through a bloodless military coup which brought to an end his 37-year iron grip on power. The country’s ruling Zanu-PF party confirmed [...]

November 15, 2017 Africa
Another 258 Nigerians return from Libya

Another 258 Nigerians return from Libya

Another 258 Nigerians return from Libya: Eight days after 149 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, another batch of 258 on Tuesday came back home from the North African country where they had been stranded on their way to Europe. The [...]

November 15, 2017 International
Army take over Zimbabwe national TV

Army take over Zimbabwe national TV

Zimbabwe’s military has read out a statement after taking over the national broadcast station, ZBC. It said it took action to “target criminals”. However, it said this was not “a military takeover of government” and that President Robert Mugabe was [...]

November 15, 2017 Military
Court freezes N350 million linked to Patience Jonathan

Court freezes N350 million linked to Patience Jonathan

Court freezes N350 million linked to Patience Jonathan: A federal High Court, Lagos, has granted an order temporarily freezing N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Limited, alleged to have been secretly hidden in an account with Stanbic-IBTC Bank by [...]

November 15, 2017 Government and politics
Kwara Open Golf Championship will soon become Nigeria’s number event

‘Kwara Open will soon become West Africa’s top golf championship’

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed believes the Kwara Open Golf Championship will soon become Nigeria’s number event if Sterling Bank continued to support it. Speaking at the end of the Kwara Open, which attracted players from across West Africa, an elated Governor [...]

November 15, 2017 Sports
Buhari rewards D’Tigress with N17.5 million

Buhari rewards D’Tigress with N17.5 million

Buhari rewards D’Tigress with N17.5 million: President Muhammadu Buhari has redeemed his promise to reward the 2017 Afrobasket winning women’s team, D’Tigress of Nigeria.Each player got N1 million, while five members of the coaching crew got N500,000 each. In his [...]

November 15, 2017 Sports
Government Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State

No child will be left out in accessing quality education, says Ambode

Government Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said that his administration will not relent in its efforts to provide quality education to every child in the state. Ambode spoke simultaneously at the commissioning of several blocks of classrooms and school [...]

November 15, 2017 Education
Truck Transit Park to gulp N4.8 billion

Federal Government’s Truck Transit Park to gulp N4.8 billion

Truck Transit Park to gulp N4.8 billion: The planned Truck Transit Park initiative of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), would gulp over N4.8 billion, even as investors are jostling to secure a stake in the project. The Minister for Transportation, [...]

November 15, 2017 Business
IGP redeploys Obiano’s police aide, Anambra CP, others

IGP redeploys Obiano’s police aide, Anambra CP, others

Anambra Police Commissioner Umar Abubakar has been redeployed, less than a week to its governorship election.Also reshuffled were the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of operations, DCP in charge of administration, ACP in charge of administration, state officer [...]

November 15, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari in Ebonyi State

Buhari in Ebonyi State, stands on one Nigeria

Buhari in Ebonyi State: President Muhammad Buhari yesterday described his presence in Ebonyi State as a demonstration of strong belief in Nigeria’s unity. Buhari, who did not inspect the guard of honour both at Nkweagu military cantonment and the Government [...]

November 15, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria’s Super Eagles stun Argentina in Russia

Nigeria’s Super Eagles stun Argentina in Russia

Nigeria’s Super Eagles stun Argentina in Russia: In what analysts said may be a dress rehearsal for Nigeria’s performance in next year’s Russia World Cup, the Super Eagles stunned football superpowers Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly played in Russia. [...]

November 15, 2017 Government and politics
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