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Minister resigns after insulting football fans

Greek Prime Minster Alexis Tsipras has accepted the resignation of deputy education minister Kostas Zouraris whose weekend insults aimed at fans of Olympiakos and Aris Thessaloniki sparked an uproar.

World Migrant Day: Do not fear the other – Pope Francis

Pope Francis called Sunday for hospitality towards migrants, calling it a "sin" to give in to fear of the other as he marked the World Day of Migrants and Refugees.

More Nigerians will invest in meter manufacturing soon – Babatunde Fashola

The Federal Government is opening up business prospect for more Nigerians to engage and invest in local manufacturing of meters with a view to boost the nation’s power sector.

Federal govt to support indigenous meter manufacturers – Babatunde Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, said the Federal Government had concluded plans to involve more Nigerians in meter manufacturing.

Emmanuel Macron urges European unity to face rising China

French President Emmanuel Macron pleaded on Wednesday for European unity in the face of China's growing economic power as he wrapped up a visit to Beijing with several business deals.

Greece limits use of Sharia laws in Muslim community

Greece on Wednesday adopted a law limiting the use of the Sharia norms for the Muslim community in the northeastern region of Western Thrace, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

Kevin Mirallas leaves Everton for Olympiakos

Kevin Mirallas has agreed to re-join Olympiakos where he spent 15 months before signing for Everton in the summer of 2012.

Arsenal to sign 20-year-old Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed the English Premier League side would sign Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos from PAS Giannina in the current transfer window.

Bomb explodes outside Greek court

A bomb exploded early Friday outside one of Greece’s main courthouses, officials said, but police had cleared the area and nobody was hurt.

African refugees reach France in resettlement initiative

The first group of African refugees benefiting from a new initiative bringing those deemed to be especially vulnerable directly to Europe arrived in France on Monday.

Five things we learned from the Champions League

Manchester United and Juventus qualified for the Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday, while three-time runners-up Atletico Madrid bowed out of the competition.

NCPC to flag off 2017 pilgrimage December 6

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), has revealed that it would flag off its 2017 Christian Pilgrimage to Israel, Greece and Rome in Gombe, December 6.

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic wary of ‘unknown’ Nigeria

Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic has admitted they must study ‘unknown’ Nigeria to stand a chance of kicking off their campaign on a winning note at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Super Eagles to face real Argentina squad – Tunde Disu

Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Tunde Disu, says the Super Eagles should be ready to face the real Albiceleste of Argentina at the World Cup.

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New US sanctions against Russia to affect relations – envoy

New U.S. sanctions against Moscow’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will affect their short and long term relations, U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman said on Tuesday.

House of Reps urges President Buhari to declare state of emergency on security

The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on security in the wake of deadly attacks in Benue and other states.

2019: I’ve no rift with Governor Emmanuel – Senator Akpabio

Against the backdrop of wild speculations of an ongoing rift with Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State, the Senate Minority Leader and Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District, Godswill Akpabio, has denied the media insinuations of any such rift.

2019: FRCN allegedly rejects President Buhari’s campaign adverts

President Muhammadu Buhari’s staunch supporter, Abdulmajid Danbilki Commanda, on Monday in Kano raised alarm that the authorities of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria have banned him from using their facilities to project Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign.

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.

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Senior lawyer Mike Ozekhome booed at Gani Fawehinmi lecture

There was a mild drama at the 14th Annual Chief Gani Fawenhimi Lecture in Ikeja, Lagos on Monday, as some youths booed Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who was one of the discussants.

Bauchi releases N53m for 2018 Qur’anic recitation

The Bauchi State Government has released N53 million for the forthcoming national Qur’anic recitation competitions, the Chairman of the competition committee, Dr Zubeiru Madaki, has said.

PDP youths urged to use social media to expose President Buhari’s government

The Deputy National Chairman (DNC)-South of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elder Yemi Akinhanmi, on Thursday charged the party’s youths to avail themselves of the power of the social media to expose the failings of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Police arrest 59 suspects over Benue crises

Benue State Police command said it had arrested 59 persons in connection with the recent cult-related crises in some parts of Makurdi, the state capital.

NDDC to empower 5,000 through skills acquisition programmes

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has concluded plans to empower over 5,000 beneficiaries drawn from the nine Niger Delta States through skills acquisition programmes.