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German prosecutors request Carles Puigdemont’s extradition to Spain

German prosecutors have asked a court in Germany to permit the extradition of the former Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain.

German prosecutor requests Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont extradition to Spain

German prosecutors on Tuesday asked a court to order the extradition of Catalonia's ousted president Carles Puigdemont on a rebellion charge following his arrest in Germany last month.

Italy arrests five Tunisians in anti-terrorism swoop

Italian police on Thursday arrested five Tunisians as part of what they said was a major operation against suspected supporters of Islamist terrorism in central and southern Italy.

Toni Kroos: Germany ‘not as good as some think’

Toni Kroos has said that Germany must use their 1-0 defeat to Brazil on Tuesday as something of a wake up call and that Joachim Low’s side are “not as good as some of us might think”.

Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus set to miss Bayern showdown

Germany winger Marco Reus is set to miss Borussia Dortmund’s mouth-watering clash at Bayern Munich on Saturday, which could decide the Bundesliga title this season.

Germany’s Manuel Neuer back in Bayern Munich training, boosts World Cup hopes

Manuel Neuer received a pre-World Cup boost on Tuesday as Germany’s captain and goalkeeper returned to light training after six months sidelined by a fractured foot.

Joachim Low: Bayern Munich links ‘not a topic’ for me

Germany coach Joachim Low has said that reports linking him with the Bayern Munich post are simply “not a topic” in his eyes.

Jerome Boateng: Below strength Germany serious for Brazil

Jerome Boateng insists Germany see Tuesday's friendly against Brazil in Berlin as an important test despite coach Joachim Loew planning a string of changes.

Dani Alves: Brazil & Germany play ‘world clasico’ as equals

Dani Alves says Brazil and Germany will arrive in Berlin for Tuesday’s Brasil Global Tour clash as equals.

Super Eagles beat Poland 1-0 in Wroclaw

Nigeria Super Eagles yesterday defeated Poland 1-0 at the Municipal Stadium, Wroclaw, to put the team on course for a good showing at the summer World Cup in Russia.

Donald Trump suspends metal tariffs for key US trade partners

US President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized the suspension of controversial tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from key trade partners including the European Union.

Angela Merkel congratulates Vladimir Putin, urges dialogue to address ‘challenges’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his re-election as Russia's president, while stressing the need for continued dialogue to address key "challenges".

Injured Neymar out of Brazil’s friendlies against Russia, Germany

Brazilian coach Tite on Monday made the best of injured star Neymar’s forced absence by bringing new names into the national squad for friendlies against Russia and Germany.

Lai Mohammed: Naysayers spending money to distort truth about Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that naysayers had taken to Social Media and spending huge amounts of money to distort the situation in Nigeria.

Lai Mohammed: Farmers, herders’ clashes not caused by ethnicity, religion

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has blamed the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen on environmental, rather than ethnic or religious issues, while assuring of the Federal Government’s commitment to finding a lasting solution to the clashes.

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria ready to host African tourism ministers

Nigeria has formally invited African Tourism Ministers to the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)/Commission for Africa (CAF) meeting scheduled to hold in Abuja 4-6 June 2018.

Germany’s Social Democrats back coalition with Angela Merkel

Members of Germany's Social Democrat Party (SPD) have voted in favour of entering a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a postal ballot, according to a statement by the party.

Court sentences supermarket knife attacker to life imprisonment

A Palestinian jihadist who killed one man and wounded six other people in a German supermarket knife rampage last year was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison.

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Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said he has accepted an invitation to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.

Israeli defense minister apologizes over Palestinian’s death

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
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Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.