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Top Nigerian businessmen receive US eight-member congressional delegation

A delegation led by Senator Christopher Coons (D-Delaware), a member of the appropriations, foreign relations, judiciary, small business and ethics committees, is in Nigeria to meet with business executives to discussed investment relations.

Weak transmission stalls 700MW power generation at Egbin

The feeble transmission infrastructure wheeling generated power to the national grid has stalled the generation of 700 megawatts of power in the 1,320 megawatt-capacity Egbin Power Station in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey, has said.

US agrees to sell arms to fight insurgency – Saraki

The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.

Nigeria working with US to repatriate proceeds of corruption – Osinbajo

The Muhammadu Buhari administration has reached out to the US government to step up its assistance in ensuring that corrupt officials don’t get a safe haven abroad for their loot, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

US officials to meet Osinbajo, Saraki over Boko Haram

An eight-member congressional delegation from the United States will visit Nigeria between August 28 and 31, to discuss Boko Haram insurgency and the humanitarian situation in the North-East, the US Embassy in Nigeria has said.

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar reveals plans to boost tourism sector

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed his plans to boost the tourism and culture sectors in Nigeria.

Edmilson: Neymar made a mistake leaving Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar made a mistake when he agreed to his world-record €222 million (£197m/$253m) transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, according to former Blaugrana and Brazil defender Edmilson.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

Turkey accuses America of turning a blind eye to Saudi killing of Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey has accused the United States of trying to turn a blind eye to the murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul.

Nigerian Army, Police take over Akwa Ibom House of Assembly

A combined force of Police, Army and Civil Defense has taken over the entire Assembly complex barring even the House of Assembly staff from gaining entrance.

Jamal Khashoggi: I stand with Saudi Crown Prince – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday that he will not take strong action against Saudi Arabia or its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the death and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi.