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EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret in his Ramat Gan office in December 2017. (Ariel Zandberg)

Israel summons EU ambassador over ‘nationality law’ comment

Israel has summoned the European Union (EU) Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret for comments he reportedly made saying a planned “nationality law” was racist, Israeli media reported on Friday.
Matthew Ashimolowo

Pastor Ashimolowo: Those perpetrating killings in North are not from Libya

A Renowned televangelist and Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre, Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo, Tuesday faulted the federal government claim that those perpetrating killings in some Northern states are not from Libya.

In Pictures: Mo Salah’s Iraqi lookalike dreams of football glory

With his black beard, curly hair and football shirt, Iraqi striker Hussein Ali is often mistaken for one of the world’s top players: Egypt’s Mohamed Salah.

Jerusalem as capital of Israel, how sustainable?

Jerusalem is now the capital of Israel. Yay! Echoed by some people around the world and boos! From some. Is Palestine a Muslim enclave? Only two per cent of Israelis are Christians about 172,000.

Israel strikes Gaza after flaming kites set alight farmland

Israel has carried out an air strike in northern Gaza Strip, saying it was retaliating for Palestinians setting fire to Israeli land.

Switzerland deports five Sudanese

The Swiss government has deported five Sudanese nationals for violating residence and migration laws, state media reported.

Palestinian journalist dies after being shot by Israeli forces

A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds.

Benjamin Netanyahu praises Israeli army after killings of Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Israel's security forces after the killings of 17 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, just as condemnation over the Israeli army's use of live ammunition against protesters grows.

The dangerous delusions of Umar Ladbo

“You say Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest. Is such a right greater than that of the original owners or people who the Fulani met there?”.

Is Obasanjo an opportunist, patriot or mystic?

Nigerians who have been waiting with baited expectation for who blinks first between ex president Olusegun Obasanjo, OBJ and incumbent president, Muhamadu Buhari, PMB appear to have a long waiting time.

Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.

Syrian Border Force: United States ‘playing with fire’ – Turkey

Turkey on Monday said the U.S. is “playing with fire” by setting up a Syrian border security force including Kurdish militia forces.

Our players won CAF’s award without controversy – Ex-NFF official

Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Kashimawo Laloko, has expressed sadness over Super Eagles players not picking any award at the Aiteo CAF Awards held in Accra, Ghana.

Israel applauds Egyptian writer’s remarks on Jerusalem

The Israeli embassy in Cairo has expressed gratitude at an Egyptian writer’s controversial remarks about the status of Jerusalem.

US blackmail threats to cut aid will harm UN, international order – Recep Erdogan

President Recep Erdogan of Turkey said on Friday that the U.S. threats on cutting aid to those who criticise it over its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital are a danger to the UN and international order.

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan slams UAE over foreign minister’s anti-Turkish retweet

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attacked the UAE's foreign minister after he retweeted a post attacking a historic Ottoman leader.

Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu slams Iran for forcing wrestler to avoid Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said Iran forcing their wrestler to lose a bout in order to avoid competing against an Israeli perfectly summed up the regime’s hostility to the Jewish state.

Fifth day of protests in Middle East over Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move

A fifth day of angry protests was expected in the Middle East on Monday over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas visited Cairo for crisis talks.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel admits her government lost public trust over migration feud

German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded during her annual summer press conference on Friday that the recent government crisis over migration policy cost her coalition public trust that will have to be won back.

Oando shares spike after Senate approved N348 billion outstanding subsidy claims for oil marketers

The Senate on Wednesday approved the payment of 348 billion outstanding subsidy claims to 74 petroleum marketers in the country. This helped Oando’s share price spike to the top of the gainer’s table on Thursday.
Dino Melaye

Hoodlums vandalize Senator Melaye’s constituency project again

For the second time in one week, another constituency project facilitated by the lawmaker representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye has been vandalized.
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Watford’s Richarlison arrives for Everton medical ahead of £50m transfer

The 21-year-old, who was signed by Watford last summer when current Toffees boss Marco Silva was in charge at Vicarage Road, returned home early from the club's pre-season training camp in Austria.

2019: Clerics urge improvement in PVC distribution, voter education

Clerics have called on the independent National Electoral Commission to boost effort in the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards and look for measures to curb vote-buying.