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Exit Visa: Workers will no longer need employers’ permission to leave Qatar

Qatar could agree a deal within a fortnight to abolish its controversial exit visa system, which requires workers to obtain their employers’ permission to leave the country, labour experts said Sunday.

Qatar approves new bill to protect foreign workforce

The government of Qatar has approved a draft bill to set up a support fund for its two million-strong foreign workforce.

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NSE: Share prices rebound, market capitalisation up by N70 billion

The crucial indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a positive note on Friday with the market capitalisation rising by N70 billion or 0.60 per cent.

Lack of funds, zoning robbed us of our parties’ tickets – Young aspirants

Some young aspirants who vied for tickets of some political parties in the just-concluded primaries of the parties on Friday said they were cheated by leadership of the parties.
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Swiss prosecutor in FIFA corruption probe quits after being cleared

A Swiss federal prosecutor suspended last month in connection with corruption investigations in the world of football has been cleared of wrongdoing and quit his job, authorities said on Friday.
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IS-backed Boko Haram faction claims military base attack

The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram on Friday claimed an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast that killed three, the SITE Intelligence Group said.
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Farmer tasks Nigerians on healthy eating

Bolujoke, a member of the All Farmers Association (AFAM), Lagos branch, who gave advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that there were many benefits in eating natural foods, especially those grown locally.