Xenophobia: Presidency Faults S.A Envoy, Insists Nigerians Were Targeted

The Presidency has insisted that contrary to the claims of the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, foreigners, particularly Nigerians, were targeted in the recent attacks in South Africa.

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Brexit: British MPs Defeat Boris Johnson, Election Looms

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit strategy on Tuesday, which could delay Britain’s exit from the European Union next month and force an early election. Just six weeks after taking office, the Conservative leader was hit by a huge rebellion among his own MPs that leaves him … Continue reading Brexit: British MPs Defeat Boris Johnson, Election Looms

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Presidency Postpones FEC Meeting, Gives Reasons

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting will not take place on Wednesday, the Presidency has said. Mr Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, announced this in a statement on Tuesday. “This is due to the fact that all the memos earlier submitted to the Council for … Continue reading Presidency Postpones FEC Meeting, Gives Reasons

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Bayelsa Poll: Court Okays APC’s Decision To Hold Direct Primaries

  The Sagbama High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State has set aside an interim order stopping the All Progressives Congress (APC) from conducting its governorship primaries in the state using the direct method. Justice E.G. Umukoro, who presided over the case on Tuesday, said the interim order which he initially granted could no longer … Continue reading Bayelsa Poll: Court Okays APC’s Decision To Hold Direct Primaries

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‘We Have Known No Peace’, Leah Sharibu’s Mother, Others Call For Her Release

    The family members of Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl in Boko Haram captivity, have called on the Federal Government to match its words with action by ensuring the release of their daughter. They made the appeal during a briefing with reporters on Tuesday in Yola, the Adamawa State capital three days after the … Continue reading ‘We Have Known No Peace’, Leah Sharibu’s Mother, Others Call For Her Release

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Brexit: UK Risks $16bn On EU Exports, Says UN

Britain could lose at least $16 billion annually on exports to the European Union if it leaves without a deal and possibly billions more on trade beyond the bloc, UN economists said Tuesday. In a fresh report, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) found that “a loss of preferences in the EU market … Continue reading Brexit: UK Risks $16bn On EU Exports, Says UN

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Bayern Defender Boateng Under Investigation For Assault

  Bayern Munich and former German national team football star Jerome Boateng, 31, has been charged with assault after allegedly attacking his former partner, German prosecutors confirmed Tuesday. “The Munich prosecutor’s office has had proceedings open against Jerome Boateng for dangerous assault since autumn 2018. Following extensive investigations, charges were brought on February 11, 2019,” … Continue reading Bayern Defender Boateng Under Investigation For Assault

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Boris Johnson Loses Majority In UK Parliament

The British pound hit multi-year lows against the dollar on Tuesday amid fears of a no-deal Brexit but rebounded after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote. “For all the uncertainty that lies ahead, markets see a Boris Johnson led no-deal Brexit as the worst-case scenario and … Continue reading Boris Johnson Loses Majority In UK Parliament

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Killing Of Nigerians In South Africa ‘Absolutely Unacceptable’ – Osinbajo

    The attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa have continued to generate more criticism from prominent individuals and groups in Nigeria. While President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a special envoy to meet with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the attacks were reckless. Professor Osinbajo spoke to reporters in … Continue reading Killing Of Nigerians In South Africa ‘Absolutely Unacceptable’ – Osinbajo

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Ishaku, Ortom, Others To Meet Over Tiv-Jukun Crisis

    The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has scheduled a meeting with critical stakeholders to address the lingering crisis between the Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups. Governor Ishaku’s media aide, Bala Abu, announced this in a statement on Tuesday. According to Abu, the meeting which is expected to hold on Wednesday in Abuja will … Continue reading Ishaku, Ortom, Others To Meet Over Tiv-Jukun Crisis

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