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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier Theresa May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

Wounded by a battle with her own MPs, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, pleaded on Thursday with EU leaders for concessions that might save her Brexit deal, while playing down hopes of a swift breakthrough.
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2019: Nigeria needs to focus on building its people – aspirant

A presidential aspirant, Mr. Christian Wogu, made a strong case for human capital development as the condition for a resilient economy.
Simon Kolawole

Budget as a tool of underdevelopment

In 2011, a brilliant, fine gentleman from the south-south was elected into the Nigerian senate. He was full of hopes and dreams. At a dinner with journalist friends, he outlined his vision and spoke enthusiastically about pursuing “developmental legislative agenda”.

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Arjen Robben will not play again in 2018 due to concerns about aggravating a thigh injury, Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has confirmed.

Arjen Robben ruled out until 2019 as Bayern Munich seek to avoid serious injury

Arjen Robben will not play again in 2018 due to concerns about aggravating a thigh injury, Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has confirmed.

Scarcity of LAKE Rice hits Lagos markets

Scarcity of the Lagos-Kebbi States collaboration brand of local rice, popularly known as `LAKE Rice’, has hit the Lagos markets, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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Court sentences truck driver to two years in prison for theft

An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday, sentenced a 35-year-old truck driver, Ibrahim Usman, to two years in prison for stealing.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.

Minimum wage: Muhammadu Buhari meets with state governors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.
Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 1, 2018, on the eve of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. - AFP PHOTO - Ben STANSALL -

Rafael Nadal to join Roger Federer in 2019 Laver Cup

Spaniard Rafael Nadal will team up with perennial rival Roger Federer for the third edition of the Laver Cup in Geneva next year.