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Michel Barnier hands over the 585 page Withdrawal Agreement to Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, who chairs meetings of EU member states. EMMANUEL DUNAND-AFP

EU ministers agree terms of Brexit divorce

European ministers signed off on Britain’s draft divorce deal yesterday as they launched a “painful” final week of negotiations on future cross-Channel ties.
Warren East

Warren East: Theresa May’s Brexit deal better than no deal

Politicians must get behind a “practical plan” for Brexit, the boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce has said.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Nyesom Wike: Some PDP presidential aspirants are APC moles

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, alleged that many presidential aspirants of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were moles planted in the party by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Minister: HSBC, Economists’ predictions are fake, psychological warfare

The Federal Government called the prediction by two British based institutions, HSBC and the Economists over the 2019 elections fake and a psychological warfare against the administration’ anti-corruption policies.
Prime Minister Theresa May

UK set to publish Brexit plan that sparked rebellion

British Prime Minister Theresa May will publish details Thursday of her long-awaited Brexit plan to restart talks with the EU, after facing down a revolt by eurosceptic ministers that could still unseat her.
Some of the 50 migrants board a waiting bus as they leave the immigration hall at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport on the outskirts of Paris on July 5, 2018, after arriving on a flight from the Mediterranean island of Malta.France has granted asylum to 52 people rescued by the German charity boat Lifeline in June, which was also stranded for days last month after picking up migrants in distress off the Libyan coast. / AFP PHOTO / Thomas SAMSON

France holds five migrants who rode Britain-bound ‘solidarity’ bus

French police on Sunday detained five of some two dozen migrants who took part in a "solidarity march" staged by rights activists who had set off from southern France headed for Britain in late April.

Migrants seek refuge in small French port

A year after France dismantled the notorious "Jungle" migrant camp at Calais, nearly 100 Africans can be found living out in the cold in the northern port of Ouistreham.

London train attack: Police arrest one suspect

British police said they arrested an 18-year-old man on Saturday at a Channel port in their investigation into the bombing of a London Underground train.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.

Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.