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Donald Trump to hold bilateral meetings with Qatar, Saudi, UAE

Several leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump over the next couple of months, a US official has said.

Pakistan reinstated on terrorism list

A global money-laundering watchdog has placed Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist, Indian media and a diplomatic source said on Friday.

Qatar’s emir to attend Gulf summit – foreign minister

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will attend a key summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Kuwait this week, according to Qatar's foreign minister.

Regional chaos a result of power game – Qatar FM

A "power game" in the Middle East and the Mediterranean has led to a series of proxy wars that have entrenched regional divisions, says Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.

Bahrain re-opens border dispute with Qatar

Bahrain has claimed the right to take Qatari territory, as tensions between the two Gulf countries heighten amid political deadlock.

US treasury secretary praises cooperation with Qatar

The United States and Qatar have agreed to enhance cooperation on "counterterrorism", according to a joint statement issued after a visit by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to the Qatari capital Doha.

Qatar’s membership in GCC should be frozen – Bahrain’s Khalid Ahmed

Bahrain Foreign Minister, Khalid Ahmed, on Monday said Qatar’s membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, should be frozen until it meets the demands of the Arab Quartet.

UK-GCC free-trade talks put on hold as Gulf rift persists

Talks about establishing a free-trade agreement between the UK and the GCC have been put on hold as the GCC rift persists, The Guardian reported.

The pursuit of ‘fiscal’ federalism

What is fiscal federalism? In economics, it is a subfield of public finance that studies the financial relations — revenue and expenditure — between the different levels of government in a federation.

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Segun Oni: I will not fail Ekiti people

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2019: Asiwaju Tinubu, PDP have reached pact against Buhari – APC group

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Angela Merkel to name new cabinet

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is preparing to name her ministerial team for a new German government, to give a new face to her administration.

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Sylvester Stallone: I’m not dead

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Police arrest pastor for murder of three church members

Operatives of the State Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department (SCIID) of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested the presiding pastor of Alter of Solution Church, Izuoma community in Adam, headquarters of Oyigbo local government area of Rivers State, Pastor Chidiebere Okoroafor, the gruesome murder of three members of his church and an unborn baby.

Aliko Dangote assures of June deadline delivery on reconstruction of Apapa-Wharf Road

Business tycoon and President, Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, has assured that the ongoing Apapa-Wharf Road reconstruction project would be completed on schedule in June this year, adding that he was impressed that the work was progressing faster than he anticipated.

PDP expresses shock over alleged missing Dapchi schoolgirls

The Peoples Democratic Party says it is shocked by reports that 94 Nigerian female students have been declared missing after insurgents attacked the Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe State on Tuesday.

NITDA: Nigerian businesses risk €20m fine over non-compliance with new EU data policy

Nigerian businesses that collect, store and process personal data for European Union (EU) citizens for the provision of goods and services risk €20 million fine if they failed to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).