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Saudi says to lift driving ban on women June 24

Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed al-Bassami said on Tuesday.

UN wants Saudi Arabia to end discrimination against women

A UN rights watchdog on Monday called on Saudi Arabia to end discriminatory practices against women, including its pervasive system of male guardianship and give them full access to justice.

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NDIC to run diploma in financial journalism

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has concluded plans to begin sponsoring a diploma in financial journalism in its efforts to deepen business reporting in the country.
China's President Xi Jinping (R) and Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte waves to members of the media after inspecting the honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the Malacanang palace grounds in Manila on November 20, 2018. - Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit on November 20 to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

Xi Jinping visits Philippines to cosy up to historical US ally

Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit Tuesday to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone", as he aimed to boost blossoming ties on the promise of billions of dollars in backing for mega-projects.

Aidy Boothroyd: Ademola Lookman wants to represent England

Ademola Lookman has pledged international career allegiance to England after holding face-to-face talks with Under-21 head coach Aidy Boothroyd over persistent stories linking him to Nigeria.

APC: No amount of threat can deter me – Uche Nwosu

Former Chief of Staff to the Imo State governor and a contender to the state governorship ticket under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, has said that no amount of threat from the National Working Committee of APC will sway him to abandon his legitimate rights to pursue a genuine cause.

2019: Davies Ikanya urges politicians to shun campaign of calumny, hate speech

Politicians have been urged to dwell more in selling themselves and their party manifestoes, and avoid campaign of calumny and hate speech during campaigns.