Merkel Congratulates ‘Committed European’ Von Der Leyen

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday congratulated her outgoing defence minister Ursula von der Leyen for being elected the first woman and the first German in more than half a century to run the European Commission.

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Insecurity: ‘We Politicise Everything’, Professor Disagrees With Former Presidential Aide

A Professor of Criminal Justice System and Penology, Ussiju Medaner, has insisted that the issue of insecurity in Nigeria is being politicised.

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Osuntokun Criticises Buhari Over Comments About ‘Those Politicising Insecurity’

   A former presidential aide, Akin Osuntokun, has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari over his comments on those he says are politicising the issue of insecurity in the country. President Buhari, while receiving the National Executives of the Buhari Campaign Organisation at the State House on Tuesday, had said he was confident … Continue reading Osuntokun Criticises Buhari Over Comments About ‘Those Politicising Insecurity’

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Reps Ask Libyan Govt To Issue Travel Documents To Stranded Nigerians

The House of Representatives has urged the Nigerian Mission in Libya to issue travel documents to stranded Nigerians in their country to enable them return home.

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Sudan Protesters Reject ‘Absolute Immunity’ For Generals

Sudan's key protest group is opposed to giving the military "absolute immunity" against prosecution for violence against demonstrators, a spokesman said, as the two sides held talks on a power-sharing deal.

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Federal Workers Earning Below N30,000 To Start Getting New Minimum Wage – Presidency

  Federal Public Service workers currently earning below N30,000 will now begin to earn the new national minimum wage. This is because President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of N30,000 for workers in that category. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this in a series of … Continue reading Federal Workers Earning Below N30,000 To Start Getting New Minimum Wage – Presidency

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Seedorf, Kluivert Sacked After Cameroon’s ‘Premature’ AFCON Exit

    The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday, the pair paying the price for the defending champions’ last 16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations. Cameroon crashed out 3-2 to Nigeria last Saturday, an exit the federation described as “premature” in its statement. Former Dutch international Seedorf won just three … Continue reading Seedorf, Kluivert Sacked After Cameroon’s ‘Premature’ AFCON Exit

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Olakunri’s Murder: Killing Innocent Nigerians Is Terrorism, Says Jonathan

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the murder of Funke Olakunri, daughter of Afenifere’s National Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. Jonathan during his visit to Pa Fasoranti to sympathise with him over the death of his daughter at his Ondo State residence. He described the her death as painful and an act of terrorism. … Continue reading Olakunri’s Murder: Killing Innocent Nigerians Is Terrorism, Says Jonathan

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U.S. Universities Offer Scholarships Worth $7.5m To Nigerians

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session.

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Shiites Protest Again, Demand El-Zakzaky’s Release

  Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have returned to the streets of Abuja, to demand the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. During a protest, spokesperson for the Academic Forum of the group Abdullahi Musa noted that the Shiites were more resolved than ever to continue the demonstration until their leader … Continue reading Shiites Protest Again, Demand El-Zakzaky’s Release

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