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The African Union (AU) has proposed a global conference in July to try to resolve the Libya conflict with the aim of holding elections in October.

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

Militiamen have kidnapped a group of Tunisian workers near the Libyan capital and are demanding the release of a comrade held in Tunisia, a rights activist said on Saturday.
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Gernot Rohr to invite Flying Eagles player for AFCON tie against Seychelles, Egypt friendly

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says one of the Flying Eagles players would be invited in to the Eagles team for the last Group game of AFCON 2019 game against Seychelles and international friendly against the Pharaohs of Egypt in Asaba, Delta State on March 23 and March 26 this year.

NEMA receives 160 returnees from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has received a fresh batch of returnees from Libya.
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EU adds Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, 21 others to dirty-money blacklist

The European Commission added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive disclosed on Wednesday.

U-23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo calls up 33 players ahead Libya clash

Head Coach of the national U23 team, Imama Amapakabo, has invited 33 players to camp ahead of next month’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (U-23 AFCON) qualifying fixture against Libya.

9-month-old baby, nine minors rescued from traffickers in Katsina

Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has rescued 10 minors including a nine-month-old baby from a gang of human traffickers.
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Canadian premier Justin Trudeau’s government in crisis after minister resigns

A Canadian minister’s sudden resignation on Tuesday turned vague allegations of interference in the criminal prosecution of an engineering giant into a deepening political crisis for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals.
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Venezuela’s Juan Guaido says he’s working to restore ties with Israel

Juan Guaido, Venezuela's self-declared president, has said he's working to restore ties with Israel a decade after Venezuela severed relations with it in solidarity with the Palestinians.
The African Union (AU) has proposed a global conference in July to try to resolve the Libya conflict with the aim of holding elections in October.

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

The African Union (AU) has proposed a global conference in July to try to resolve the Libya conflict with the aim of holding elections in October.
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Libyan forces claim control of nation’s largest oilfield

Eastern Libyan military forces have full control of Libya’s biggest oilfield, El Sharara, a spokesman said, in a challenge to the internationally recognized government in Tripoli.

UN chief sees ‘wind of hope’ in African peace deals, elections

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.

Chadian army says 250 rebels captured after rebel convoy targeted

The Chadian military on Saturday said it had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders, after an operation against an convoy of militants trying to cross into the country from Libya in late January that also involved French airstrikes.
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Jihadists get life sentence for 2015 Tunisia attacks on tourists

A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.
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Kelechi Nwakali happy with development at FC Porto

Former Golden Eaglets skipper Kelechi Nwakali has ascribed his recent top form to hard work and more focus.
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Official: Libya’s sovereign wealth fund chairman detained

The chairman of Libya’s LIA sovereign wealth fund, Ali Mahmoud Hassan Mohamed, was detained on Wednesday for an investigation into alleged “corruption and exploitation of (his) position,” an official in the attorney-general’s office said.
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Facebook deletes 783 pages, accounts tied to Iran

Facebook said it has removed 783 accounts, pages and groups tied to Iran for engaging in what it called "coordinated inauthentic behaviour".
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Enugu Rangers eye winning start against Salitas

Enugu Rangers will lock horns with Salitas in the 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup Group B match on Sunday.
Handout picture taken on January 29, 2019 and released by the Venezuelan Presidency on January 30 shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaking at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas. – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said he was prepared to hold negotiations with the US-backed opposition and added he would support early parliamentary elections, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. (Photo by Francisco BATISTA / Venezuelan Presidency / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO – Venezuelan Presidency / Francisco BATISTA” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Dialogue not military force key to peaceful resolution in Venezuela – envoy

The Venezuela’s Ambassador to Nigeria, David Caraballo, has said that dialogue and not military force nor economic sanction by the United States of America (USA) and its allies holds the key to a peaceful resolution of the current impasse in the country.

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INEC accredits CODER to monitor 2019 elections

The Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reform (CODER) has been granted accreditation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor the 2019 Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship and State Assembly elections.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo meets Senator Marafa over Zamfara APC crisis, proffers solutions

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has met with Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa (APC, Zamfara) over the lingering crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State.

Court declines ex-NSA Dasuki’s request for intervention of ‘friends of the court’ in trial

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja, has refused to grant the prayers of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), seeking the intervention of ‘friends of the Court’ (Amicus Curiae) In his trial.

Abia PDP organising secretary resigns

Mr Moses Ogbonna, the Organising Secretary of of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia, has announced his resignation from his position.

Nigerian Army rescues 14 children from traffickers

Their traffickers, including two females, Evelyn Jerry, 27 and Stephen Rebecca 30 as well as Mr. Richard Patrick, 38, were arrested and handed to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).