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Envoy: France’II strengthen trade, security ties with Nigeria

The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr Deny Gauer, at the weekend assured Nigerians of his country’s unrelenting security support and strengthened promotion of sustainable bilateral relations.

France assures Nigeria on security, trade

The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr Deny Gauer, on Saturday assured Nigerians of continued security support and strengthened promotion of sustainable bilateral relations.
The new parents to Kulture Kiari Cephus ... Cardi B and Offset pictured in Minneapolis, in February. Omar Vega-Invision-AP

Rap star Cardi B gives birth to daughter Kulture

Cardi B, who has quickly risen to become one of the most prominent women in hip-hop, has become a mother, announcing Wednesday the birth of daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus.
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Stephanie Linus seeks global end to trafficking in persons

Stephanie Linus, Nigeria award-winning actress, has reiterated the need to address the high rate of trafficking in persons globally. She spoke at the second edition of the “Dialoghi a Spoleto” and Carla Fendi Foundation event in Italy.
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Dangote promises loyal cement customers refinery distributorship licence

For their continued loyalty, the management of Dangote Cement Plc, at the weekend announced cash and kind rewards and also a priority distributorship licence as soon as Dangote’s refinery project come on steam next year for the loyal cement customers.

President Buhari holds bilateral talks with Namibia’s Hage Geingob at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held bilateral talks with the President of Namibia, Mr Hage Geingob, at the presidential villa, Abuja.
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Japanese education official arrested for accepting bribe

A high-ranking official of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology was arrested Wednesday for allegedly accepting a bribe in exchange for a personal favour, Tokyo prosecutors said.

Minister restates importance of internet to development of education

The Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu, on Tuesday restated the need to use internet and information technology to drive education in the country.
Olumo rock is a massive outcrop of granite rocks of primitive formation from which Abeokuta the capital of the state derived its name.

Experts charge govt. on investment in arts, culture, tourism for job creation

Experts in the Arts, Culture and Tourism Industry, on Monday, charged government at all levels to invest in the sector to create wealth and reduce unemployment in the country.

Federal government, UNFPA working to boost access to reproductive health services

The Federal Government in collaboration with UNFPA and other development partners say they are working to boost nationwide access to reproductive health commodities and services to harness demographic dividends in the country.
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Philippine Mayor Antonio Halili assassinated during ceremony

A Philippine mayor who paraded suspected drug dealers through the streets of his city, but also alleged to have drug ties himself, was shot dead while attending a weekly flag-raising ceremony.
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Bénin Republic canvasses visa-free travel in Africa

The Minister of Planning and Development, Republic of Bénin, Abdoulaye Tchane, has urged West African countries to join the continent-wide campaign to make travel in Africa easier for Africans.
President Buhari with Plateau State Governor Simon Lalung, Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazzau and Minister of Defence Monsur Dan Ali during the Sympathy visit to Jos Plateau State on 26th June 2018

President Buhari: I was elected to protect lives and property, that I must do

President Muhammadu Buhari said that he was elected to protect lives and properties that he must do.

Collector: Postage stamp depicting Russia 2018 would have marketed Nigeria

Nigeria ought to produce postage stamps depicting 2018 FIFA World Cup to further market the country to the world, a stamp collector said on Monday.

Zamfara killings: Residents relocate to Katsina as Governor Masari pledges support

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has pledged to provide succour to the thousands of traumatised Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the neighboring Zamfara State, currently seeking refuge in the state.

Fake Nigeria World Cup jerseys fly off the shelves

In Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, the question isn't whether you're going to buy the neon green and white zig-zag jersey of the national football team, it's how much you want to pay.

2019: Festus Keyamo speaks on why President Buhari will be re-elected

Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said President Muhammadu Buhari will be re-elected in 2019 to instil a different political culture in the country before he retires.

Governor Ambode’s wife urges residents to continue to support government’s policies

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has urged Lagosians to keep faith with the present administration and remain supportive of its policies and programmes, expressing optimism that the future will be greater than the past.

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Chelsea contact Juventus over Gonzalo Higuain transfer

After Juve completed the £105m signing of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last week, the Serie A club need to sell some players due to UEFA's FFP rules.

Women Arise: Criminalise vote-buying to prevent recurrence in Osun election

An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, says the act of vote-buying should be criminalised as it could rob Nigerians of genuine and quality representation in government.
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Ibrahim Alhassan: I want to help CD Nacional win trophies

Nigeria midfielder, Ibrahim Alhassan, says that he is looking forward to having a successful time with his new Portuguese club, CD Nacional.

SGF: President Buhari engages critical stakeholders for solutions to nation’s challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met with members of Parliamentary Support Group as part of efforts to build synergy, consensus on national issues to find solutions to socio-economic and security challenges facing the country.

Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi shifts focus to 2019 Nations Cup

Nigeria and Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi believes the Super Eagles will learn from their disappointing 2018 FIFA World Cup showing.