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Pyeongchang Games: Nigerian athletes performance simply amazing – Gbenga Elegbeleye

Nigeria’s Chef de Mission to the 2018 Winter Olympics, Gbenga Elegbeleye, says he was impressed with the performance of Team Nigeria that made its debut in the Pyeongchang Games.

I want immigrants to come in from everywhere – Donald Trump

Following a visit last week by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the US president allegedly told senators in a private meeting that the US should accept more people from Norway instead of “shithole countries” in Latin America and Africa.

Donald Trump wants US to re-join Paris climate agreement

The United States can possibly re-enter the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump said in a joint conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

Norway appoints Ine Soreide as first female foreign minister

Norwegian Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide was named minister of foreign affairs on Friday, making her the first woman to hold the post in the Nordic country.

Norway’s prime minister claims victory in close election

Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg claimed a narrow victory in Norway's legislative elections on Monday, saying voters in the oil-rich country had given her "a mandate for four more years".

‘Election thriller’ gets underway in Norway

Polling stations opened across oil-rich Norway on Monday for an election nail-biter that will decide whether "the world's happiest country" will be run by the outgoing rightwing coalition or the opposition for the next four years.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.