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Some Nigerians recently evacuated from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have stated that they are being treated like prisoners.

Coronavirus: They’re treated like prisoners – Dubai returnees

Some Nigerians recently evacuated from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have stated that they are being treated like prisoners.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Aisha Abba Kyari: My daddy, my best friend

On 17th April, 2020, my world came crashing down and my heart shattered into a billion pieces. Upon receiving the news of my father’s passing, I immediately felt the most excruciating pain – a pain I would not wish on my worst enemy. My biggest fear in the world had materialised.
The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Federal government nominates Adebambo Adewopo to lead WIPO

The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Foreign minister, diplomatic corps members meet in Abuja

In his opening address at the event held in Abuja, the minister thanked the envoys for their contribution towards meeting the humanitarian and security challenges in Nigeria.
Japanese wearing traditional African attires welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari to their country on Monday. 3

Japanese in Nigerian attire welcome Buhari to Japan

Japanese wearing traditional African attires welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari to their country on Monday.

Ministers designate in Aso Rock for inauguration

Ministers designate have arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Two buses conveyed them from Transcorp hotel, Abuja to the Villa around 10.25am.
Mohammed Monguno

NSA: Nuclear materials mustn’t get to hands of terrorists

National Security Advisor (NSA) Major General Mohammed Monguno (rtd), on Tuesday, warned that uranium or nuclear materials must not get into the hands of terrorists in the country.
Ambassador Michael Olufemi Abikoye

Our shops have been reopened by Ghanaian authorities – Nigerian traders

Mr Chukwuemeka Nnaji, the President, Nigeria Union of Traders Association Ghana, has confirmed the reopening of hundreds of Nigerians shops shut in Ghana after three months.

Senate sets limit for campaign expenses

The Senate on Tuesday set election campaign expenses limit for presidential, gubernatorial, and senatorial candidates. It also set campaign expenses limit for House of Representatives, state House of Assembly, local government chairmanship and councillorship candidates.

Ben Nwoye: Why Enugu APC chooses indirect primaries

The Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has explained why the party in the state chose the decision to adopt indirect primaries and consensus for election of its candidates for the 2019 general election.
5 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

South Africa based Nigerians laud President Ramaphosa’s visit to Buhari

The Nigerian Union in South Africa has lauded President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on his working visit to Nigeria in a move to ensure closer ties between both countries.

House of Representatives summon Geoffrey Onyema, Abike Dabiri-Erewa over killing of Nigerians in South...

The house of representatives has summoned Geoffrey Onyema, minister of foreign affairs; and Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, over the killing of Nigerians in South Africa.

Senate summons defence minister over Cameroonian soldiers’ invasion in Cross River

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to explain the alleged invasion of communities in Cross River State by Cameroonian military forces.

Federal govt commences mass evacuation of Nigerians stranded in Libya

A Federal Government Delegation has arrived Libya to commence mass evacuation of Nigerians stranded in the North African country home.

Kogi govt signs MoU with UNDP on rural devt

Kogi State government, through the office of the Special Adviser to the governor on Sustainable Development Goals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Programmes in the area of rural infrastructure development.

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Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.

US: Malta seizes $1 billion in counterfeit Libyan money

Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Sudan summons Ethiopia envoy over deadly cross-border attack

Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Thirteen killed in Katsina bandit attacks

Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
Dr. Dominic Ukpong, Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Health

Akwa Ibom discharges two coronavirus patients

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.

Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.