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EU Commission proposes protection for whistle-blowers

The European Union (EU) should have bloc-wide rules to protect whistle-blowers, including protections against being dismissed or detained for uncovering illegal activities, the European Commission proposed, on Monday.

Women’s Day: EU canvasses equality of men, women

As the world marks the International Women’s Day, the European Union (EU) has canvassed the equality of men and women around the world.

Angela Merkel vows to work for the ‘good of Germany’ as SPD paves way...

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday vowed to work with the Social Democrats for the "good of Germany" as the centre-left party agreed to join her new coalition, but the veteran leader will go into her fourth term with weaker cards than before.

Spain rejects mediation as Catalans plan to declare independence

Spain's government has defiantly rejected calls for mediation over Catalonia's push for independence as the two factions headed towards another showdown.

Catalonia may declare independence on Monday as Spain rejects mediation

Spain’s government has defiantly rejected calls for mediation over Catalonia’s push for independence as the two factions headed towards another showdown.

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Davido named best international act at BET Awards

Davido on Sunday won the 2018 BET award for best international act.
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Nigerian trio in Russia for FIFA leadership programme

NFF’s Head of Women Football, Ruth David, in company with captain of the U20 Women National Team (Falconets), Oluwakemi Famuditi and Referee Olufunmilayo Alaba will arrive in Russia on Tuesday for a new educational programme of the world football–governing body, FIFA taking place on Wednesday and Thursday in Moscow.

Egypt extends its state of emergency for another 3 months

President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi's decision was published in the official gazette on Sunday. It should be approved by parliament within seven days and go into effect on July 14.

President Buhari: Plateau killings painful, regrettable

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret over the reported killings of innocent people in Plateau and vowed that his administration would not rest until the murderers and sponsors are brought to justice.
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir

Turkish referee for Nigeria match against Argentina

FIFA has announced the referee for Nigeria’s last Group D match at the 2018 World Cup against Argentina on Tuesday and the official is not a stranger to a couple of Super Eagles stars.