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British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) is welcomed by European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at European Commission in Brussels on December 8, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - EMMANUEL DUNAND

Britain’s Theresa May to meet EU leaders Thursday on Brexit

EU president Jean-Claude Juncker will meet Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, the EU said, as Brussels and London seek ways to save the Brexit deal.
European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas

EU: UK Brexit minister’s resignation not a problem

The resignation of Britain’s Brexit minister David Davis is not a problem for the EU, a spokesman for the bloc said Monday, insisting Brussels was ready to negotiate a deal “24/7”.

Italy and Malta under pressure to take in stranded migrant boat

Italy and Malta faced international pressure Monday to come to the aid of a rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants which is stranded in the Mediterranean as the two countries refuse to allow them ashore.

EU vows to strike back at Donald Trump trade threat

The EU warned on Tuesday it would take "appropriate measures" to defend its interests if the US imposes tough trade sanctions as President Donald Trump delivers on his protectionist policies.

EU says would react ‘swiftly’ to any Donald Trump trade curbs

The European Union warned Monday it would react "swiftly and appropriately" if Washington imposed trade curbs, after US President Donald Trump accused the bloc of trading "very unfairly" and hinted at such action.

Brexit is not a game – EU’s Michel Barnier

EU negotiator Michel Barnier warned Tuesday that Brexit was "not a game" as he held new Brexit talks amid clashes between London and Brussels over who must make the next move.

Spain under pressure after police violence in Catalan vote

Spain came under international pressure Monday to resolve a spiralling crisis with its Catalan region after a banned independence referendum was marred by shocking scenes of police violence.

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Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

Two reported killed, several INEC vehicles burnt in pre-election violence in Akwa Ibom

Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

8,000 struggle for mass wedding in Kano

No fewer than 8,000 prospective couples have joined the queue and undergoing screening to participate in Kano state-sponsored mass wedding.
LCpl Naomi Yunana receives the trophy for winning the marathon for Nigerian army

Nigerian Army’s female team wins West African marathon

The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at Niamey, Niger Republic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating India’s High speed train on Friday

India’s first high speed train breaks down

India’s first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, broke down on Saturday, one day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged it off.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court rules on 44-year-old Anambra land dispute

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal against the June 27, 2016 decision of the Court of Appeal, Enugu granting the people of Umuagama village (Ukwulu) and Oranto/Akpu village (Ukpo) in Anambra State the right of ownership over a disputed parcel of land that had pitched them against their neighbours in Okpuloji Abba Town.