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UN adopts resolution urging solution for Western Sahara

The UN Security Council has approved a resolution calling for "a realistic, practicable and enduring political solution" to the 42-year conflict over the Western Sahara between Morocco and the Polisario Front independence movement.

UN disputes Morocco’s claims of incursions in Western Sahara

The United Nations on Monday disputed claims by Morocco that the Polisario Front had carried out incursions in a buffer zone of Western Sahara, where a UN mission is monitoring a ceasefire.

Germany to deport 1,500 Gambians

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has confirmed a total of 1,500 Gambians who landed in Germany without documentation will be deported, a joint news conference in Banjul stated on Friday.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier meets Pope Francis for talks

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier held his first meeting with Pope Francis on Monday since taking over the largely ceremonial post, with migration and refugees on the agenda.

Germany votes in key national elections

Germany is going to the polls on Sunday for the country's federal elections, with long-serving Chancellor Angela Merkel looking all but certain to win a historic fourth term in office.

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Governors El-Rufai, Dickson drum support for restructuring

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Governor Wike, Bishop Kukah differ on how to entrench democracy in Nigeria

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American based company set to invest over $10 billion in coastal rail line

Shah Mathias, the Founder of Ameri Metro Inc, based in the United States, said on Monday that the company was ready to invest over $10 billion in the coastal rail project from Lagos to Calabar and Calabar to Port Harcourt.

DHQ: Troops kill 35 militia herdsmen in Benue, Taraba, others

The Defence Headquarters says 35 militia herdsmen have been neutralized, while one soldiers paid the supreme price and another one missing in the “Operation Whirl Stroke’’ in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states.

Oby Ezekwesili: Nigerians deserve right to quality leadership

The Convener of the Red Card Movement and onetime Education Minister, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, says Nigerians deserve the right to enjoy quality leadership and good governance.