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Embassy: UK has no proof of Russia’s role in Skripal poisoning

The UK has no proof of Russia’s role in the ex-spy poisoning as evidenced by its reliance on allies for support, the Russian Embassy in Washington said.

Expelled Russian diplomats leave UK

Russian diplomats recently expelled from the UK over the case of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and their families left the Russian embassy in London on Tuesday and are heading to the airport in more than 10 cars, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Russia expels 23 British diplomats in row over spy poisoning

Russia has announced the expulsion of 23 British diplomats as a row escalates with London over a nerve-agent attack on a former double agent, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter on British soil.

Foreign ministry: Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

The Russian foreign ministry announced Saturday it will expel 23 British diplomats within a week in a tit-for-tat response to London’s measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.

Kwara’s Ijakadi festival to be included in national calendar – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Ijakadi festival in Offa, Kwara state will be included in the national festival calendar in 2018.

EU donates N10bn to fight corruption in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has announced plans to donate €23 million (N9.9 billion, on a four-year programme that would focus on tackling corruption in Nigeria.

Federal govt to amend Police Act to reflect current realities

The Federal Government has initiated moves to amend the Police Act which has been in existence since 1948 to reflect current realities, Solicitor General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr Dayo Apata, has said.

Prince Charles pays homage to war heroes in India

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, were wrapping up their trip to India on Thursday by paying respects at a war memorial and meeting with schoolchildren in New Delhi.

Nigeria’s toxic NGO regulation bill

I refer to Chidi Anselm Odinkalu’s opinion piece titled, “Nigeria’s toxic NGO Regulation Bill” in The Guardian of July 27, 2017. His fears on a draconian bill from the federal parliament (House) to monitor the activities of non-governmental organisations are in order.


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West Ham give lifetime bans to pitch invaders

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Embassy: UK has no proof of Russia’s role in Skripal poisoning

The UK has no proof of Russia’s role in the ex-spy poisoning as evidenced by its reliance on allies for support, the Russian Embassy in Washington said.

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