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British government defends ambassador who called Donald Trump ‘incompetent’

The British government is defending its ambassador to the United States following reports that he described President Donald Trump as “inept” and “incompetent” in memos sent to the British Foreign Commonwealth Office.

How to get a Nigerian passport within one week without paying a bribe

Problems with the Public Service are often complex and intractable. There are various reasons why Public Service Reforms are difficult in most environments and are particularly difficult in developing countries, such as Nigeria.

Libyan court sentences 45 to death over protest killings

A Libyan court has sentenced 45 people to death by firing squad for killings committed in the capital, Tripoli, during the 2011 uprising.

Three Kenya electoral commissioners quit

The conflict at Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) boiled over on Monday after half of its commissioners resigned "with immediate effect".

‘Dead’ man wakes up a few minutes before his autopsy

A man, Himanshu Bharadwaj, who was declared dead after an involvement in a car crash, woke up moments before his autopsy was performed.

Africa’s education syllabus still in colonial era – Femi Falana

A senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, says Africa’s educational syllabus is still stuck in the colonial era.

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The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first female fighter pilot, first female helicopter pilot and first female Air Warrant Officer. The first female fighter (combatant) pilot winged is Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni and first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. They were the two female pilots among the 13 that were winged. The two female pilots had successfully completed their pilot training courses in the United States of America and South Africa. The newly promoted first female Air Warrant Officer, Grace Garba, was also decorated with her new rank.

NAF wings first female fighter pilot, helicopter pilot, AWO — in pictures

The Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday in Abuja winged its first female fighter pilot, first female helicopter pilot and first female Air Warrant Officer.
Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.

Queen Elizabeth appoints Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet as House of Common Serjeant at Arms

Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.

UNIZIK dismisses embattled senior lecturer

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has finally dismissed embattled senior lecturer in the Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Physical Sciences, Peter Ekemezie.
Barcelona are keen on signing Red Bull Salzburg youngster Karim Adeyemi but have a tough battle on their hands to do so.

Barcelona face fight to snap up Karim Adeyemi from Salzburg

Barcelona are keen on signing Red Bull Salzburg youngster Karim Adeyemi but have a tough battle on their hands to do so.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor promises justice for kidnapped kids

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has promised to ensure that justice is done for the nine children and victims of kidnapping from the state.