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President Buhari in Dubai for investment meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Amman Jordan for Dubai, to begin the second leg of his Middle East visit.
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President Buhari leaves for UAE to attend investment meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Amman, on Sunday for Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to participate in the ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting, April 8-10, 2019.
A warplane carries out a bombing run above Syria near the Israeli-Syrian border as it is seen from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights [Ammar Awad-Reuters]

Syrian military: Israeli air strikes targeted Aleppo

The Syrian military said Israel on Wednesday launched raids on an industrial zone in the northern city of Aleppo, causing damage only to materials, while opposition sources said the strikes hit Iranian ammunitions stores and a military airport used by Tehran's forces.

Governor Dickson sets up panel of inquiry on environmental degradation

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Wednesday inaugurated a 10-member state Commission of Inquiry on Environmental Degradation to be chaired by the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu.
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UN‘s conditions for Africa’s transformation

The United Nations (UN) has said that promising Africa’s potential, growing working-age population, abundant arable land and other resources are what the African continent needs to attain rapid transformation.
China's President Xi Jinping

China: US hyping threat to justify own rising defence spending

China’s Defence Ministry on Friday accused its U.S. counterpart of deliberately seeking to hype up the threat from China and other nations to justify its own military expenditure.

Industrialists, experts react to planned VAT hike

Industrialists and experts have opposed the idea of increase in the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Nigeria.
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Experts: Eating Avocado pears can lower cholesterol

Experts have continued to encourage people on the health benefits of the Avocado pear, stressing that it could help to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, among others.
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Experts advise NIMASA to involve seafarers into maritime security

Some maritime experts on Saturday urged the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to involve unemployed seafarers into the maritime security outfit to create jobs and reduce despondency among cadets.
Ashraf Ghani

Taliban takes centre stage as Kabul cut out of peace talks

President Ashraf Ghani is being pushed to the sidelines as the Taliban ignores his overtures for peace and negotiates instead with his friends, and enemies, over the future of Afghanistan.

Lake Chad: Conference to develop comprehensive solutions framework

The Ministry of Interior says upcoming Second Regional Protection Dialogue on Lake Chad Basin will develop a framework for comprehensive solutions to tackle refugees challenges in the region.
Democratic Republic of Congo

UN experts accuse DR Congo warlord of mass rape

UN experts are accusing a warlord in the Democratic Republic of Congo of leading horrific gang rapes in South Kivu during which women were held captive in a cave and treated like sex slaves, according to a confidential report obtained by AFP on Friday.
Russia’s defence ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov

Moscow accuses Israel of ‘gross violation of sovereignty’ in Syria strikes

Moscow on Wednesday said Israel had violated Syria’s sovereignty with airstrikes the day before, after Israel and Damascus blamed each other for the hostilities.
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Indonesia’s tsunami death toll jumps to 373

The death toll in Indonesia’s weekend tsunami jumped to 373 on Monday as search teams pushed on with the grim hunt for more corpses.
his handout picture taken and released by Turkish Presidential Press Service sows Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saluting supporters after Friday prayers, in Bayburt, August 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister, son-in-law of Erdogan, Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new economic model " as the Turkish Lira has lost more than 30 percent of its value since the start of the year / Murat KULA / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP

Turkey, Israel in new war of words

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday lambasted the Israeli prime minister as an “oppressor” after he accused Turkey of “massacres” against Kurds in a new war of words.
Experts from University of Birmingham and CRRC Shijiazhuang of China have developed the world’s first shipping container using materials that store and release cold energy.

China, UK develop cold storage rail container

Experts from University of Birmingham and CRRC Shijiazhuang of China have developed the world’s first shipping container using materials that store and release cold energy.

Experts task youths on sustainable entrepreneurship

Experts have suggested business reinvention as the key to sustainable entrepreneurship in the country following economic crisis bedeviling the world.

Baby recovers from Ebola in DR Congo outbreak

They call her the "young miracle". A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.

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Court orders businessman to cut grass for seven days

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Niger APC abandons Mohammed Bago for Femi Gbajabiamila, Ahmed Lawan

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General Buratai: Army pushing hard to stabilise North East

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