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Oil Upstream, power, gas development: Russia to partner NNPC — Ambassador 

    As part of initiatives to develop Nigeria’s upstream, gas and power sectors, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the Russian government has agreed to partner with it.   Already, the Russian Federation has expressed its readiness to participate in the multi-sectoral projects.   The Russian Federation Ambassador...

African countries are not united on regulation issues, says Obasanjo and key quotes from leaders in Sochi

  Following are key quotes from leaders and participants at the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum in Sochi.   African countries are not united on regulation issues  “There are 55 counties in Africa. It is a problem for investors, because nobody wants to...

Rwanda’s Nuclear Deal With Russia: Key Details

  President Paul Kagame Tuesday in Sochi, met with President Vladimir Putin at a sideline meeting during the Russia/Africa Summit and Economic Forum.   Last year during an official visit of Rwanda's minister of Infrastructure, Claver Gatete, to Moscow, an intergovernmental agreement on...

Nigeria/Russia Relations: The Missing Link

By Hussaini Monguno   On November 15, 1884, 14 mainly European countries gathered in Berlin for a meeting which lasted to February 26, 1885. The aim of that conference was to split the continent of Africa and share it to the...

Footballer ‘sorry’ for celebrating signing for Russian team by live streaming sex tape on Snapchat

Modern day football celebrations are notoriously bizarre, but Clinton N’Jie took things to a new level when he marked signing a contract with Russian team Dynamo Moscow by live streaming a sex video on Snapchat. Cameroon international N’Jie penned a...

Turkey will look for ‘best technology’ elsewhere if US blocks F-35 transfer – Minister

If Turkey can't get F-35 fighter jets from the US, it will be looking for a substitute elsewhere, the Turkish Foreign Minister said. The US threatened to boot Ankara from the program over its S-400 deal with Russia. Speaking to...

Britain launches task force to tackle stolen money from Nigeria, Russia

Britain will work with the financial industry to crack down on fraud, corruption and dirty money by launching a task force that will include senior banking figures, the finance ministry said on Monday. Officials say they are focused on cracking...

Russia beats Saudi Arabia 5-0 to open 2018 World Cup

Host country Russia kicked off the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a dominant 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia Thursday. Russia got two goals from Denis Cheryshev and single scores from Yury Gazinsky, Artem Dzuba and Roman Zobnin...
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Tiger at New York zoo tests positive for coronavirus

  A four-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Bronx Zoo, in New...
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NCDC Throws Funke Akindele Under the Bus says Actress not Brand Ambassador

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,  (NCDC) said Nollywood actress Funke Akindele also known as Jenifa, was not its brand ambassador, despite appearing in...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for coronavirus

  U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday night, 10 days after testing positive for coronavirus, the government announced. “This...

Covid-19 lockdown violation: Funke Akindele arrested

: ... police issue warrant for hubby, Naira Marley For hosting a birthday party in violation of the COVID-19 lockdown, Funke Akindele, has been arrested by the Lagos...

COVID-19 Fatalities : 36-year-old male patient dies of virus in Lagos, the second 

  The Lagos COVID-19 centre has lost another patient, according to the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. He announced on Sunday: “We lost a...