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Rep Sani Zorro condemns detention of Cameroonian activists

The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on IDPs, Refugees and Initiatives on North East, Sani Zorro, has condemned the arrest of Cameroonian separatist leaders by the Nigerian government.

Canada to send lawmaker to California to dissuade migrants influx

Canada is sending a Spanish-speaking lawmaker to California to dissuade potential migrants from illegally crossing the border following Washington’s decision to end the temporary protected status of some 200,000 Salvadorans.

Afghan teen tries to drown ex-girlfriend in Berlin river

A 19-year-old Afghan asylum seeker is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly trying to drown his 17-year-old former girlfriend in Berlin’s Havel River, police said on Wednesday.

Victor Moses: From asylum seeker to top Chelsea star

Nigeria and Chelsea winger Victor Moses says it was tough settling down in England after arriving in the country as an asylum seeker.

Israel pushes to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda

Israel plans to deport tens of thousands of asylum seekers to a third country in Africa under threat of indefinite detention, a move that local human rights activists say violates international and Israeli laws.

South Africa opposition rejects call to give Robert Mugabe asylum

South Africa’s opposition party, the Congress of the People (Cope), has rejected calls to offer Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe political asylum in the country.

14 Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany arrive Kabul

Fourteen rejected Afghan asylum seekers deported from Germany arrived Kabul on Wednesday, the border police spokesman, Ajmal Faisi, said.

200 Turks granted asylum in Germany

Almost 200 Turks with diplomatic passports have been granted asylum in Germany since a failed putsch attempt in Turkey in 2016, the German interior ministry has said on Tuesday.

Kendrick Lamar wins big at MTV Video Music Awards

Kendrick Lamar was the biggest winner of Sunday night at the 2017 MTV VMAs, where he took six of the eight categories he was nominated in.

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Honduras roads blocked in protests against election results

Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees to join Arsenal in Alexis Sanchez swap

Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez going in the opposite direction in a straight swap.

Pep Guardiola salutes ‘outstanding’ Manchester City

Pep Guardiola hailed Manchester City's 'outstanding' work to break down a stubborn Newcastle United side and win 3-1 on Saturday.

Alex Iwobi wants more consistency from Arsenal

After putting his name on the score-sheet in Arsenal’s dismantling of Crystal Palace yesterday in their English Premier League match, Alex Iwobi has called for more consistency from the Gunners.

Alex Iwobi on target in Arsenal’s demolition of Crystal Palace

Alex Iwobi got his name on the scoresheet in Arsenal’s 4- 1 victory over Crystal Palace in Saturday’s English Premier League encounter.

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Landmark Brexit bill set to clear parliamentary hurdle

British MPs are set to give the green light Wednesday to a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through parliament has dealt damaging defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May, but it faces further opposition from the upper house.

We won’t establish more tertiary institutions in Delta – Governor Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Tuesday, said his administration would not embark on the establishment of more tertiary institutions, but would strengthen the existing ones to improve the standard of education in the state.

We fear Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane – Tunisia coach

Tunisia’s national coach said Monday he will fear England’s Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane, when the two countries play against each other in the World Cup finals this year.

Archbishop Kaigama urges federal govt to invest in farming, cattle rearing

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has advised the Federal Government to support farmers and herders with incentives as a way of addressing the continuous clashes between them in some parts of the country.

DPR, IPMAN bicker over fuel scarcity in Niger

Alhaji Abdulllahi Sarkin Turki Namina, the managing director of El-Shabab Nigeria Limited, has faulted the decision of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to deny independent marketers the right to partake in the sale of petroleum products in Niger State.