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US: Economic growth unsustainable without women

The United States (U.S.) government has said there can never be any meaningful and sustainable economic growth and development without the inclusion of women.

NGOs warn of intimidation as Italy seizes migrant rescue ship

Human rights groups have warned of a campaign of intimidation after Italian authorities seized a Spanish rescue ship and threatened criminal charges against some of its crew members who refused to hand over rescued refugees and migrants to the Libyan coast guard.

Pyeongchang Olympics: Swiss couple cycle 17,000km to watch son compete

A year and 17,000 kms later, a Swiss couple arrived in Pyeongchang this week to watch their son compete in the Winter Olympics.

Perception Index: Corruption getting worse in Nigeria

The latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released wednesday by Transparency International has revealed that corruption is getting worse in Nigeria.

IMF invites Arab nations to tackle public ‘frustration’

The International Monetary Fund is holding a two-day regional conference from on Monday in Morocco with a message of reform amid growing "frustration" among the population of some Arab states.

China’s global Silk Road revival hits obstacles

From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China's push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping's presidency.

Coca-Cola earnings rise on cost cuts

Coca-Cola reported a jump in third-quarter profits Wednesday due to lower expenses as it broadens offerings of non-cola drinks to offset sluggish demand for its namesake product in North America.

China’s Communist Party inserts Xi Jinping into party constitution

China's ruling Communist Party moved Tuesday to confirm Xi Jinping's rise to becoming the country's most powerful leader in decades by amending its constitution to add his name and ideology.

Thousands demand Putin quit as birthday protests turn violent

Russian police violently broke up a rally in Saint Petersburg as thousands took to the streets across Russia Saturday on President Vladimir Putin's birthday, urging him to quit power.

Russia detains two over suspected terror plot

Russia’s FSB intelligence agency said Thursday that it had detained two men from ex-Soviet Central Asia who were plotting to carry out stabbing and suicide bomb attacks in Moscow.


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2019: Muslims in Rivers threaten to vote against Governor Wike

Muslims in Rivers State have threatened to vote against Governor Nyesom Wike, in 2019 if he refuses to appoint a Rivers Muslim into his cabinet in the proposed minor cabinet resuffle.

NBS: States generated N931.23 billion in 2017

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the total Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) generated at the state level was N931.23bn in 2017 fiscal year.

HYPREP: Why Ogoni cleanup is yet to commence

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Hydrocarbon Remediation Project, HYPREP, Mr. Mike Emuh, has said the seeming delay in the commencement of the cleanup of Ogoni land, was as a result of the special nature of the project, as well as economic and technical challenges.

Victor Ikpeba: Francis Uzoho will be Super Eagles first-choice goalkeeper in Russia

Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has claimed that Francis Uzoho will be the country’s first-choice goalkeeper at this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Robert Lewandowski: Super Eagles defeat a lesson to Poland

Poland captain, Robert Lewandowski, has reacted to his side’s defeat at home to Super Eagles in an international friendly match on Friday.

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Donald Trump suspends metal tariffs for key US trade partners

US President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized the suspension of controversial tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from key trade partners including the European Union.

#BBNaija: Tobi and Rico Swavey emerge winners of Nokia challenge

The pair of Tobi and Rico Swavey emerged as the winners of Big Brother Naija (Double Wahala) “Duo Clip” special task sponsored by Nokia.

WAEC bans private school teachers from supervising examinations

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has banned teachers from private schools from supervising its examinations.

Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir backs Egypt’s Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi election bid

President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan on Monday welcomed his Egyptian counterpart’s bid for re-election and pledged further cooperation after a year of rocky relations between the neighboring countries.

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.