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Boko Haram: Muhammadu Buhari summons Heads of State meeting in Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad, to preside over the Summit of Heads of State and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).
President Buhari receives in audience Deputy Senate President and South East Governors in State House on 21st Nov 2018-2

2019: You can’t sway South East with fake promises – PDP tells Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians are no longer interested in fake promises and false performance claims, now that elections are around the corner.

73rd UNGA: Nigeria to focus on security, UN reform

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has said that security will top Nigeria’s agenda at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) scheduled to hold from Sept.18 to Oct. 1 in New York.
UN Women

UN draws attention to ‘stigmatised, shunned, shamed’ widows

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has called for attention to the plight of widows who are stigmatised, shunned and shamed following the death of their husbands.

UN aid chief urges sustained aid response in North-East

The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock, has called for sustained humanitarian response to alleviate the suffering of the people in the Boko Haram-ravaged Northeast of Nigeria.

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Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Manchester United at The London Stadium, in east London on September 29, 2018. Ian KINGTON / AFP

Jose Mourinho: It doesn’t matter who Manchester United draw in Champions League

Jose Mourinho says he isn’t concerned about who his Manchester United side will draw in the Champions League last 16.

IPMAN commends Supreme Court judgment affirming Chinedu Okoronkwo as National President

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria on Sunday commended the Supreme Court judgment which declared Chinedu Okoronkwo as the substantive National President of the association.

Solomon Adokwe calls for unity among tribal groups in Nasarawa

Sen. Solomon Adokwe has called on all tribal groups in Nasarawa State to imbibe the tenets of peaceful coexistence to avoid incessant communal crises.
Fethullah Gulen is accused of orchestrating a failed Turkish coup in 2016, which he denies [Charles Mostoller-Reuters]

Turkey says Donald Trump working on extraditing wanted preacher Fethullah Gulen

US President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Washington is working on extraditing a US-based Muslim preacher accused of orchestrating a failed Turkish coup in 2016, Turkey's foreign minister has said.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN calls for ‘credible’ probe into Jamal Khashoggi murder

UN chief Antonio Guterres has called for a "credible" investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul.