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South Korean university student protesters climb over a wall during a protest at the US ambassador's residence in Seoul ( EPA )

South Korea protesters scale walls outside US ambassador’s residence

Around 20 South Korean protesters broke into the residential compound of the U.S. ambassador to South Korea Friday, prompting U.S. officials to call for tighter security measures around diplomatic missions here.
George Akume

Federal government’s proposed plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty realistic –...

Despite doubts on the Federal Government’s plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, said it is realistic.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government urges schools, MDAs to key into plan to eradicate open defecation

As Ekiti State government has been rated as the second highest in the country in terms of open defecation, the government has restated its commitment to eradicate open defecation before 2022, by taking the campaign to learning institutions and public places.
The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.2

James Hope College acquires American International School Lagos property, offers full scholarship to 40...

The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.

Edo lawmakers face sanctions over refusal to be inaugurated

Stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC) in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, have jointly issued ultimatum to their lawmakers-elect at the State House of Assembly, to resume plenary unfailingly on or before October 21, 2019, of face “consequential actions”.
Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap and Wife, Nenny, after receiving the Primaduta Award from President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, Indonesia, during the 34th Trade Expo Indonesia

Trade between Indonesia, Nigeria, 13 others hits $1 billion – envoy

The Indonesia Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has disclosed that the volume of trade between Indonesia, Nigeria and 13 other African countries, has reached $1 billion.
WASHINGTON - Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible lobbying violations.

Report: Donald Trump’s personal lawyer under investigation for possible lobbying violations

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible lobbying violations.

UAE to establish 300mw renewable energy plant

In a renewed efforts to reform the power sector, the Federal Government has announced its plans to collaborate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to establish a 300MW renewable energy power plant to generate power in Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: Why Nigeria will continue to cooperate with Algeria

God has endowed both Nigeria and Algeria with natural resources, particularly gas and petroleum, and the two countries have no option than to cooperate with each other, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom seeks EU support for Benue’s development

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to support the state in the areas of health, water supply, flood control and the resettlement of those displaced from their ancestral homes by armed herdsmen.

Oyo anti-grazing bill to punish poor herders – Fulani group

A large number of Fulani on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly venue for the public hearing on a bill to prohibit open grazing in the state.
Senate Majority Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu (left); Moroccan Ambassador to Nigeria, Moha Out Ali Tagma; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan; Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa, and Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, during the visit of the ambassador to the Senate President on Tuesday, 8th October, 2019.

Senate President calls for closer ties between Nigeria and Egypt, Morocco — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for closer bilateral relationship between Nigeria and Egypt and also with Morocco.
BBNaija

#BBNaija: I know how you feel – Bisola tells housemates

Bisola Aiyeola, runner up BBNaija season two ‘See Gobe’ has encouraged ‘Pepper Dem’ housemates to stay focused as the season draws to a close.
Aminu Masari

Katsina government rescues 23 victims from slave camp in Burkina Faso

The Katsina State Government has rescued 23 victims of human trafficking, who were forced into slavery in Burkina Faso.

Korea hands over model school to FCT

To boost the quality of education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has handed-over an ultra-modern model school valued at N5.430b to the FCT administration.

Minister, Aliko Dangote to speak on AfCFTA at IoD confab

The Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, is the keynote speaker and will lead other top speakers as the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria 2019 Annual Director’s Conference in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday (12.00 midnight) join about 53 world leaders in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the opening of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).3

Saudi Arabia set to further improve relations with Nigeria

Amb. Adnan Mahmoud, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Nigeria on Monday said that the country was keen on improving the excellent relationship shared by both countries.

President Buhari mourns as Nigeria’s chief trade negotiator Chiedu Osakwe passes on

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday mourned the death of the Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe.

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Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. 6

Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses under forfeiture — in pictures

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.