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Peter Jasper Akinola

Peter Akinola: Corruption waxing stronger in Nigeria

Former Primate, Anglican Church of Nigeria and the Chancellor, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, The Most Reverend Peter Jasper Akinola, has lamented that despite the war against corruption being championed by the Federal Government, the monster has continued to wax stronger in Nigeria, leaving the country and its citizens to wallop in the murky waters of underdevelopment in the 21st century.
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EU leaders ready sanctions amid fears of election hacking

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to impose sanctions to stiffen their response to cyber attacks and to rush through new curbs on online campaigning by political parties to protect next year’s European polls from interference.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigerians seeking greener pastures abroad hurting our pride

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness at the sheer desperation of some Nigerian youths who dare both the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea in search of greener pastures.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a joint press conference with the Croatian Prime Minister in Berlin on August 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Tobias SCHWARZ

Germany eases immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers

Worker-starved Germany will ease immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers, including giving well-integrated irregular migrants in employment a shot at staying, ministers said Tuesday.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Erdogan opens huge mosque in Germany amid rival rallies

Thousands of rival demonstrators hit the streets of Cologne as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened the country's largest mosque at the end of his visit to Germany.
German chancellor Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel: It’s still unclear what Britain wants in Brexit talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that Britain had still not expressed a clear position on its post-Brexit relations with the EU, warning that only “six to eight weeks” remained to reach an agreement.

2019: Methodist prelate urges INEC to ensure credible elections

The Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr Samuel Uche, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure credible, free and fair election as the 2019 election draws near.
German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the press before leaving the first day of a European Union leaders’ summit focused on migration, Brexit and eurozone reforms. Aris Oikonomou|AFP|Getty Images

German chancellor calls for European solidarity to tackle illegal migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday appealed to European Union members to show solidarity to ensure the Frontex border agency has sufficient powers to be effective and help stop illegal migration, in line with European Commission plans.

Minister: Nigeria is today an investors’ destination

The Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigeria is getting global attention because of the incorruptible leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.
4 President Buhari receives in Official Visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel in State House on 31st Aug 2018

President Buhari: Nigeria illegal migrants to Europe on their own

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared that Nigerians migrating illegally to Europe, were on their own as he would never support any illegality or indiscipline.
German police on Thursday said they were seeking three people who attacked and badly beat a 20-year old migrant in an eastern German town.

German police seek three suspects in attack on migrant

German police on Thursday said they were seeking three people who attacked and badly beat a 20-year old migrant in an eastern German town.

Group: Incarceration of IPOB women protesters affront on Igbo

A frontline Igbo socio-cultural association, Igbo Bu Igbo (IBI), has told the Federal Government to stop the humiliation of Igbo women under the dubious guise of crackdown on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
People shout slogans during an anti government protest in front of the Government headquarters in Bucharest on August 12, 2018. Thousands gathered Sunday in Romania's capital for a third night of protest against the government after Friday's mass demonstration left hundreds injured. Singing the national anthem and waving national flags, protesters again amassed at Victory Square in front of the government headquarters in Bucharest. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel MIHAILESCU

Romania to probe alleged police violence at protest

Romania has opened an enquiry into alleged police violence at a mass anti-corruption protest against the leftwing government last week where hundreds were injured, military prosecutors said Monday.
Covenant University

Covenant University graduates 238 first class honours

A total of 238 students of Covenant University in Ota, Ogun, on Friday graduated with first class honours’ degrees at the institution’s 2017/2018 Convocation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel. - AFP PHOTO - John MACDOUGALL

Angela Merkel welcomes dialogue between Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, said Friday that she welcomes any dialogue between US President, Donald Trump, and Russian President, Vladimir Putin, commenting on the recent announcement of a future visit by Putin to the White House.
German chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the press before leaving the first day of a European Union leaders’ summit focused on migration, Brexit and eurozone reforms. Aris Oikonomou|AFP|Getty Images

Angela Merkel: 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.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump as they give a press statement before a meeting breakfast at the US chief of mission's residence in Brussels on July 11, 2018, ahead of a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel to meet at NATO summit

US President Donald Trump will hold a one-on-one meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the NATO summit on Wednesday, the White House said.

NATO: Donald Trump accuses Germany of being Russian ‘captive’

“We’re supposed to be guarding against Russia and Germany goes out and pays billions and billions of dollars a year to Russia,” Trump said in the presence of reporters at a pre-summit meeting at the residence of the U.S. ambassador to Belgium.

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Nigerian military resettles 145,000 IDPs in three states – commander

The Nigerian army has said it has facilitated the return of 145,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes in Benue, Taraba and parts of Nasarawa States.
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Edo government assures teachers on release of promotion letters

The Edo State Head of Service, Mrs. Gladys Idahor, has said the state government has approved promotion of teachers in primary and secondary schools in the state, noting that the affected teachers will soon get their letters.