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US Visa restriction: Nigeria meets two demands, Buhari hopeful of reversal

Nigeria is making progress to reverse the United States suspension of the issuance of “immigrant visas” to Nigerian passport holders,…

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PHOTOS: UK Aid Kickstarts ‘Run Against Rape and Abuse’ Campaign In Abuja

In a bid to halt rape and abuse in Africa, the Uchenna Kenneth Foundation (UK Aid) in conjunction with Godspower…

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American businessman and media magnate Sumner Redstone Dies At 97

Popular American businessman and Media Mogul Sumner Murray Redstone has died Tuesday night at age 97, as reported by the…

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‘I Shall Continue To Offer My Shoulders For You To Climb,’ Atiku Promises Nigerian Youths

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has assured Nigerian youths of his commitment to supporting them at all times.  Atiku gave…

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COVID-19: US Hands Over 200 Ventilators To Nigeria

The United States Government has handed over 200 ventilators to the Nigerian government. The items were presented on Tuesday by…

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Beruit Exploision: UNGA President Muhammad-Bande urges support for Lebanon

President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has urged the international community to stand by the people of…

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Insurgents Penetrating Nigeria’s North-West, Expanding To South – U.S.

The United States has called on the Nigerian government to take the lead in the fight against insurgency in the…

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U.S. offers $10m for information on foreign interference in election

United States has announced a 10-million-dollar (N3.8 billion) reward for information on foreign interference in its elections. The Secretary of…

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Beirut explosion caused by fertiliser from Russian ship – Report

Russian media reported on Wednesday that the massive explosion in Beirut that has killed at least 100 people and injured…

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NDDC Scholarship: Buhari Directs Agency To Pay Students Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to pay the fees and stipends of scholars of…

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COVID-19: Buhari Donates PPEs Worth N67m To Sao Tome And Principe

President Muhammadu Buhari has donated sixty-seven million naira (N67,000,000) worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to aid the fight against…

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University of Ilorin Law Student wins International Bar Association contest

A 300 Level student of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Miss Famuyiwa Olushola, has won the maiden edition…

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NDDC Scholarships: NDDC Students Protest In London Over Non-Payment Of Tuition

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholars protested the non-payment of their tuition fees by the commission on Monday. The…

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Nigeria signs MoU with Israel on methanol production technology

Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with an Israeli firm, DOR Group of companies on methanol production technology.…

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FG Expecting $200m From Netherlands, Switzerland – Malami

The Federal Government says Nigeria is awaiting the return of $200million from the Netherlands and Switzerland. According to the Attorney…

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World Bank approves $500m for girls’ secondary education in 7 states

The World Bank has approved a $500 million credit for the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) towards…

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Why Nigeria Exports Electricity To Benin, Togo – Presidency

The Presidency on Tuesday said Nigeria exports power to neighbouring countries in order to prevent the damming of water that…

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Alleged Fraud: Why U.S. court dismissed complaint against Woodberry – Lawyer

Michael Nash, the Chicago lawyer representing Olalekan Ponle in the United States court, has revealed the reason for the dismissal…

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France’s Macron Clashes With Netherlands Rutte And Austria’s Kurz At EU Summit

Tempers flared as the deadlocked EU coronavirus summit rolled over from Sunday into Monday, with French President Emmanuel Macron upbraiding…

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Okonjo-Iweala urges WTO to elect DG on merit, says she’s well suited

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has stressed the need for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to elect a credible candidate based on…

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Trump Rescinds Order Denying Foreign Students Visas

The United States government rescinded its controversial decision to revoke foreign student visas whose courses move online due to coronavirus,…

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Youngest daughter of Nelson Mandela, Zindzi dies at 59

According to reports reaching ngg.ng from South Africa, Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president Nelson…

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FG to review Air agreement with UK, others over landing right withdrawal

The Federal Government says it will review its Air agreements with various countries as a result of the unacceptable treatment…

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FG to review size of embassies abroad, TAC scheme – Onyeama

The Federal Government says it plans to review the operations of some of its embassies abroad as well the Technical…

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I’m best for WTO job, but need help with PR — Okonjo Iweala

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said she is the best candidate for the Director-General of World Trade Organisation, WTO, position, but…

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ISA FUNTUA, SON, OWNERS OF 9MOBILE, DESCRIBED AS FRAUDSTERS IN UGANDA

Teleology Holdings Nigeria Limited, which recently acquired Etisalat under shady circumstances, a front for dubious Nigerian forex round-tripper, Mallam Isa…

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U.S Election: Trump announces another campaign rally in face of pandemic

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold another large rally in support of his re-election campaign, even though the number of…

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S.Africa Reports 10,000 New Infections In Record 24-Hour Jump

South Africa on Saturday reported more than 10,000 new coronavirus infections, the highest daily jump on record for the country…

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Israel Launches New Spy Satellite Against Iran

Israel launched a new reconnaissance satellite early Monday, the defence ministry said, its latest asset to be deployed against arch-enemy…

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France Returns Skulls Of Algerians Who Fought Colonisation

Algeria on Friday received the skulls of 24 resistance fighters decapitated during colonial France’s conquest of the North African country…

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China discovers new flu virus that can lead to another pandemic

A new strain of flu virus spreading in Chinese pigs may also infect humans and become another pandemic as human…

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Stunning Vera Wang looking 16 even as she becomes 71 year old

Vera Ellen Wang is a Chinese born American fashion designer based in New York City. She was born on June…

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BET AWARD: Burna Boy Wins Best International Act Award

Afro-fusion artiste, Burna Boy on Sunday won the BET Awards for Best International Act. The BET Awards celebrates achievements in…

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Louise Redknapp flashes killer cleavage in tiny bikini for eye-popping display

Pop star Louise Redknapp let her natural beauty shine through in her latest saucy social media selfie. The 45-year-old songstress has…

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Coronavirus: Government to tear up red tape to allow more outdoor drinking and dining

A bonfire of red tape is being unveiled by Boris Johnson in a move to help the economy to recover…

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World Bank approves $750m for Nigeria’s power sector operation

The World Bank has approved a 750 million dollars International Development Association (IDA) credit for Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Operation…

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Bilateral relations: Ghana apologises to Nigeria over demolition of mission building

President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has sent apologies to President Muhammadu Buhari over the demolition of Nigeria’s mission building in Accra, Ghana.…

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WHO approves use of dexamethasone to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday said the fight against COVID-19 has received a much needed boost following “the recent finding…

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Bilateral Relations: committee condemns demolition of Nigerian embassy in Ghana

The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs says Ghana must face the consequences of its actions and in actions…

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A Buffalo police officer says she stopped a fellow cop’s chokehold on a black suspect. She was fired

Former Buffalo police officer Cariol Horne was fired in 2008 after she says she stopped a white officer’s chokehold on…

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