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EU hits North Korea with new sanctions

The European Union on Thursday expanded its North Korean sanctions blacklist as fiery rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang sent tensions soaring.


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NDLEA arrests 86 people for alleged drug trafficking

The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 86 people, suspected to be trafficking illicit drugs.

Michael Appleton keen to extend Leicester’s unbeaten run

Caretaker Leicester boss Michael Appleton is aiming to build momentum by beating Leeds United in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night.

Governor Dickson calls for bi-partisan approach to restructuring Nigeria

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged the Federal Government to set up a bi-partisan body to develop framework for the restructuring of the country.

Islamic State ‘executed’ 116 in Syria town revenge campaign

The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians this month in the Syrian desert, a monitor said Monday, in a gruesome massacre as the jihadists see their "caliphate" collapse.

Kwara LG poll: KWASIEC begins training of 141 facilitators

Ahead of the November 18 local government election in Kwara, the State Independent Electoral Commission (KWASIEC), on Monday, began the training of 141 facilitators for the conduct of the poll.

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UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed warns about extreme weather crisis, climate change

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Tuesday warned that extreme weather crisis will continue to happen if actions are not taken to meet climate change challenges.

Nigeria, Pakistan joint commission to be revamped – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Nigeria-Pakistan Joint Commission will be revamped as a veritable platform to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries.

Endless probe on NNPC

My guess is like yours when I read a recent report that the Senate is to probe the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the NNPC.I can’t tell the outcome of the Senate probe this time but like many probes conducted by the National Assembly I don’t have much anxiety at all.

17 APC governors move to oust John Odigie-Oyegun as national chairman

Crisis has broken out in the All Progressives Congress (APC), with about 17 governors plotting to dump the National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun.

FIFA doesn’t care about women’s football – Megan Rapinoe

Fifa has shown it does not care about the women's game by naming a little-known striker on its female player-of-the-year shortlist, World Cup-winner Megan Rapinoe says.