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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano releases N100 million for Masters, PhD students in France

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the release of N100 Million for students under the Kano/France Joint Scholarship Programme.
Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo (right) speaking as a guest of the French Embassy, Abuja (Tuesday, January 14, 2020) 3

Dolapo Osinbajo: Nigerian women marginalised

The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has bemoaned the marginalisation of women in the country. She said that for the country to make substantial progress, the role of the women must be appreciated.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike vows to sanction companies that patronise cultists

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has vowed that he will henceforth sanction any company that awards surveillance jobs to cultists.

Kano government sends 32 lecturers to France

The Kano State Government says it has sponsored 32 science-based lecturers in public higher institutions to study in France.
Russian-consulate

Police: Grenade blast outside Russian consulate in Greece

A grenade exploded early Friday outside the Russian consulate in Athens without hurting anyone, police said, an attack typical of domestic far-left groups.
The French Embassy in Nigeria has pledged investment in sports and educational programmes to promote French language speaking in Nigeria.

France to host the biggest dinner in Nigeria

The French Embassy in Nigeria on Tuesday said the country was set to host the biggest French dinner in Nigeria.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT to partner French embassy on French language study

Dr Bala Mohammed, the Secretary for Education in the Federal Capital Territory, has pledged the administration’s commitment to partnering the French embassy in reinforcing and consolidating the teaching and learning of French in schools.
Jerome Pasquier

France envoy to Nigeria calls for better relation between both countries

The French Embassy in Nigeria on Monday reaffirmed the country’s commitment to ensure improved relations between the two countries.
Nike Davies-Okundaye

Nike Okundaye: We help to take girls off the streets

Nike Davis-Okundaye, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nike Centre for Art and Culture, says that her centres located in Osogbo, Abuja and Lagos have helped to rehabilitate and empowered several street girls in recent years.
The French Embassy in Nigeria has pledged investment in sports and educational programmes to promote French language speaking in Nigeria.

France to invest in French language promotion in Nigeria

The French Embassy in Nigeria has pledged investment in sports and educational programmes to promote French language speaking in Nigeria.

French tourist killed, chopped up in India

A French tourist was bludgeoned to death in southern India and his body chopped into pieces, police said Monday, with a male student confessing to the grisly crime.

Envoy: France’II strengthen trade, security ties with Nigeria

The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr Deny Gauer, at the weekend assured Nigerians of his country’s unrelenting security support and strengthened promotion of sustainable bilateral relations.

France assures Nigeria on security, trade

The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr Deny Gauer, on Saturday assured Nigerians of continued security support and strengthened promotion of sustainable bilateral relations.
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings with African Heads of State and President Macron of France at the Sidelines of the AU Summit in Mauritania on 2nd July 2018

President Buhari holds talks with French president today

President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Abuja last night from AU Summit held in Mauritania, is billed to hold bilateral talks with President Emmanuel Macron of France at presidential villa, Abuja, today at 4.00 pm.
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings with African Heads of State and President Macron of France at the Sidelines of the AU Summit in Mauritania on 2nd July 2018

French leader Emmanuel Macron visits President Buhari

French leader Emmanuel Macron on Monday paid a courtesy visit to his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari. Macron had talks with President Buhari on security and terrorism.

Police arrest 400 suspected fraudulent visa applicants

The Police Special Fraud Unit on Monday said it had arrested 400 visa applicants with fake documents at the British High Commission, America, Italian and the French Embassies between January and March.

France executes €415.7 million development projects in Nigeria

The projects include urban water supply in Kano state, Transport Master Plan in Lagos state, guarantees to SMEs, pro-climate infrastructures at regional level and development of sustainable low emission projects in Africa.

15 musicians close Francophone Week with performance

It was a night of trumpets, saxophones, conga, piano, drums and guitars at a concert to close the Francophone Week in Abuja on Saturday.

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NLC demands intervention funds for schools

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang demands £250k-a-week to remain at Arsenal

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