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Alleged $2m Laundering: Interpol Arrest Edo Commissioner in France

It appears there is no more hiding place for money launderers globally as another Nigerian political office holder, the Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Mr Osaze Osemwingie-Ero, has been apprehended by the Interpol in France. Osemwingie-Ero was...

Nigerian pastor, 23 others busted in sex trafficking ring in France

  A Nigerian pastor, Stanley Omoregie, and 23 other Nigerians suspected to be members of a sex trafficking ring, who force female Nigerian migrants into prostitution, will go on trial on Wednesday in Lyon, France. According to reports, the arrest of the...

President Buhari receives outgoing ambassadors of Finland, France

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday received two outgoing ambassadors to Nigeria. The Finland and French ambassadors, H.E.Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury and Mr. Denys Gauer.   PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. JULY 27 2018.

The Day in Pictures: Ambode, Ashiru and French president Macron at the official opening of the Alliance Francaise, Mike Adenuga Centre.

Bimbo Ashiru, Ogun State commissioner for commerce and industry, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state and President Emmanuel Macron of France at the official opening of The Alliance Francaise Lagos, Mike Adenuga Centre.              

Nigeria’s Falcons in shock after 8-0 humiliation against France in friendly game

The Super Falcons dream of creating an upset in Paris was shattered on Friday when it suffered a humiliating 8-0 loss to ruthless France. The friendly is part of preparations for the Falcons ahead of the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup...

Horror as train cuts school bus in two, killing four children in France

At least four children were killed and 19 people injured, seven seriously, on Thursday when a train crashed into a school bus at a level crossing in southern France. The bus, which was carrying around 20 students from a local...

One Planet Summit: Buhari to visit France on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will participate alongside over 50 world leaders in the One Planet Summit in Paris, France on Tuesday, October 12, 2017. The summit, jointly organised by the United Nations, the World Bank Group, and the French Government in...

FG points finger at France, UK over IPOB crisis

Nigeria's Information Minister Lai Mohammed Wednesday has pointed the finger of blame at France, United Kingdom and some Nigerians in Diaspora for causing the IPOB woes, in a furious response to comments made about the IPOB. "For instance, who does not know...

Lightning strikes hurt 15 people at French music festival

At least 15 people have been injured, two of them seriously, by lightning at a music festival in the north-east of France, officials say. Those injured include children who were in a tent during the storm. The lightning struck in several...
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Fatal cosmetic surgery: Surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju, faces trial 

  For carrying out a failed cosmetic surgery, a plastic surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju of MedContour, is to face prosecution in court.   She is being prosecuted...

Post-Covid-19 initiatives for creative industry will be implemented, says Information Minister 

  Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has given avowed commitment for a diligent implementation of the post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee recommendations for the Creative...

Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of...

Remdesivir first coronavirus drug to receive EU approval 

The first drug to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union has been given the green light, with the European Commission approving...