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The U.S. is concerned that increased currency swap agreements between China and African nations will reduce visibility into financial transactions and will make it harder to prevent money laundering, a senior U.S. sanctions official said.
China said on Thursday that the United States had no right to criticise its policies on ethnic minorities, after U.S. lawmakers called for sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses against Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region.
The United States Congress has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly condemn attacks on Christian farmers by Fulani herdsmen.
Senior figures at Chelsea have held discussions over Maurizio Sarri's future as head coach, according to a report.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation has charged Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and Election Observers to ensure effective monitoring of the electoral process ahead of the rescheduled elections.
The Sixth Division of Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered a plot to use armed thugs in fake military uniforms to cause confusion in Saturday’s rescheduled polls.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices rebounded by 0.67 per cent on Tuesday after reacting to polls shift.
The family of late Taiwo Ogunjobi on Tuesday announced March 15 for the interment of the former NFF Secretary-General, according to a statement signed by Mr Rotimi Ogunjobi, the deceased’s younger brother.
Stakeholders from Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, at the weekend accused the state’s Civil Service Commission of shortchanging their council in the just concluded recruitment of 1000 graduates into the civil service.
Dr Adebola Lawanson, the National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme, has disclosed that out of every estimated 100 persons with Tuberculosis, only 24 are detected in Nigeria.
After initial claim that it had not received the controversial letter, the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday admitted that it had received a letter purportedly written by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), demanding a postponement of the Zamfara State National Assembly, governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
Rescue workers retrieved 24 bodies and eight survivors on Saturday from two flooded gold mines in Zimbabwe where officials fear dozens more illegal miners are still trapped, state television reported.
The current Queen Moremi Ajasoro Cultural Pageant, Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has advised Nigerians to extend the Valentine love to the needy and less privileged.