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Xenophobia : Pres. Buhari Off to South Africa

Following reported months of xenophobic violence in South Africa, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart Abuja for a three-day state visit to the country. He is expected to discuss the welfare of Nigerians living in South Africa as hundreds...

Again Sowore May Be Re-arraigned on Monday

  By Kunle Akinsola After disobeying a lawful court order, the Federal Government concluded plans to re-arraign Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, on Monday at another Federal High Court in Abuja. This time around, the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation...

Buhari arrives Tokyo As Japan Voice Concern Over African Nations’ Debt Issues at TICAD

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Tokyo on Monday for the  start of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD.   The seventh session of the conference, held once every three years, will take place from Aug. 28 through 30 with leaders...

President Buhari to visit Japan next week for TICAD Africa conference

President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Japan next week to attend a government-organized development conference and meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders. Buhari will depart depart Abuja Sunday to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development...

US President Donald Trump wishes Happy New Year to ‘haters’

"HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING THE HATERS AND THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA!" Trump tweeted Tuesday. In a twitter message the president said HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING THE...

Deadly tsunami sweeps Indonesia coast

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesia on Thursday widened the no-go zone around an island volcano that triggered a tsunami last weekend, killing at least 430 people in Sumatra and Java. The volcanology agency raised the...

India appoints Shaktikanta Das as central bank governor

India’s government has appointed Shaktikanta Das, 61, as the country’s central bank governor, after the sudden resignation of his predecessor, Urjit Patel. Patel’s two-year term at the helm of the Reserve Bank of India...

U.S Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump’s request

U.S Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned at President Donald Trump’s request on Wednesday, ending a tumultuous tenure marked by repeated public humiliations. The AGF's ouster came via Twitter post from President Trump, who thanked the former Alabama senator for his...

Woman who blocked neighbor from entering his home speaks out

Hilary Thornton made national headlines in the US earlier this week when her neighbor, a black man named D’Arreion Toles, recorded her blocking his entry  into his own apartment building before following him into the elevator and to his apartment door...

World Bank Provides $1bn for Indonesia’s post-disaster recovery, preparedness

The World Bank has announced funding of up to $1 billion for the Government of Indonesia to supplement relief and reconstruction efforts in the disaster-affected areas of Lombok and Sulawesi, and to bolster long-term resilience. The funding will be available...
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Amotekun: After weeks of brickbats, Tinubu calls for truce between Justice Minister and Southwest governors

  …says regional outfit not threat to Nigeria but complementary …describes those offended as embarking on ``madcap excursion’’ Amid brick-and-mortar between the...
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Concerns over new virus from China prompt airport screenings for passengers arriving airports in Nigeria

  Passengers  arriving Nigerian airports will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in Asia, the Federal Airports Authority of...

What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News...

NNPC GMD, Kyari announces HDDT to check pipeline vandalism 

  As part of measures to monitor and check pipeline vandalism, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to deplore Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology (HDDT). NNPC's Group...