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About 380,000 illegal migrants, mostly from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, have left Angola in less than a month during a massive operation targeting diamond smuggling, a minister said Saturday.
Algeria must immediately stop collective expulsions of African migrants across its border with Niger, a UN report said, after rights groups accused Algiers of rounding up and expelling thousands of people to the desert.
Algeria’s deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two top security officials.
Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them without food or water and forcing them to walk, sometimes at gunpoint, under a blistering sun. Some never make it out alive.
Football fans should “think twice” about travelling to the World Cup in Russia this summer as consular services are threatened by the diplomatic crisis between Vladimir Putin and the west, a senior White House official has warned.
Russian diplomats expelled from the United States arrived in Moscow on Sunday, with post-Cold War tensions soaring in the wake of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.
Russia expelled diplomats from 23 countries Friday in a wave of retaliatory measures against the West in a spy row, the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory.
Russian media on Tuesday shared the view that Western countries’ coordinated expulsions of Russian diplomats following the poisoning in Britain of a former spy have plunged Moscow’s relations with the West into a new “Cold War”.
Fourteen European Union countries announced Monday they are to expel a total of 30 Russian diplomats in a coordinated international response to the nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the senate has confirmed that $1.05 billion from Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is not missing.
The Zone `B’ of Nigeria Customs Federal Operation Unit, has seized a truck and four cars conveying 720 bags of smuggled rice, with Duty Paid Value of over N22 million.
The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a closed meeting with the country’s 36 state governors.
The Central Bank of Nigeria says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the Treasury Single Account has led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, has expressed optimism that the National Competitiveness in Raw Material and Products Development Policy would boost Nigerian economy as well as make it to be self-sufficient and less reliant on other nations.
President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
Major tragedy was averted yesterday when a filling Station managed by Forte Oil inside the Murtala Muhammed Airport premises was yesterday burnt by fire.
Togo’s opposition accuses government of deploying police and soldiers in brutal crackdown in which two protesters were killed during a rally against upcoming elections
Adamawa Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow says Nigerians and Nigeria will eternally be grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari for the good work he has done in every sector especially agriculture