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Austria moves to ban wearing of burqa

New restrictions come into force in Austria on Sunday banning the wearing of the full Islamic veil and other items concealing the face in public places and buildings.

Fresh mudslide in Swiss Alps as eight remain missing

Hopes of finding eight people missing after a massive landslide in the Swiss Alps alive are fading, police said Friday, as a fresh barrage of sludge forced more evacuations.

Outrage as hotel orders Jewish guests to shower before swimming

A Swiss hotel that posted signs telling Jewish clients to shower before using the pool and restricting their access to the facility’s freezer has unleashed outrage and official complaints from Israel.

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We’re not administering vaccines in Ondo – Nigerian Army

The 32 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army, Akure, has debunked rumours of harmful vaccination being conducted by some people believed to be soldiers in Ondo State.

Pan-African Parliament in crisis as it lacks legislative powers

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP), which is based in South Africa and whose motto is “One Africa, One Voice” faces a crisis of lack of legislative power.

LAUTECH lecturers suspend four-month strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has suspended its four-months-long strike after a meeting with its members at the university’s main campus in Ogbomoso on Tuesday.

United Labour Congress lauds NNPC’s plan to rehabilitate refineries

The United Labour Congress (ULC) on Tuesday commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its plan to carry out complete overhaul-Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of Warri and Kaduna refineries for optimal production.

Four dead in northern Togo after imam’s arrest

Two teenagers were among four people killed in violence in Togo’s second city after an imam close to the main opposition was arrested, the government and a rights group said Tuesday.

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Violation of rights: ECOWAS court grants three Nigerian women N18m compensation

The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay N18m as compensation to three women in a case of violation of their rights.

Kaduna Assembly sets deadline for 2018 budget defence

The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Tuesday set Nov. 14 deadline for Ministries, Departments and Agencies to defend their 2018 budget proposals.

Senate moves to criminalise secret recruitment in MDAs

The Senate has condemned illegal recruitments by Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies, warning that it is a threat to Nigeria’s unity. The legislative chamber is now moving to criminalise secret recruitment into government office.

Ex-Arsenal star Paul Merson returns to football at 49

Former Arsenal and England midfielder Paul Merson is making a shock return to football at the age of 49 to play for Welsh minnows Caerau.

Senator Julius Ucha faults crediting 41km Enugu-Ebonyi Road to ex-House of Reps member Peace...

Senator Julius Ucha has faulted the claim that the rehabilitation of the 41km Ozalla-Akpugo-Amagunze-Ihuokpara-Nkomoro Ebonyi federal road was attracted by Princess Peace Nnaji as constituency project when she was in the House of Representatives.