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A demonstrator holds picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest in front of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 5, 2018.

RSF: Hatred of journalists turning to violence

Hatred of journalists whipped up by populist and authoritarian leaders is degenerating into violence across the world, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has warned.
EducationUSA

US willing to admit more Nigerian students

The U.S Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs has said the country was willing to admit more Nigerian students to its over 1000 community colleges.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Official: Nigerian students, others contribute $42.4 billion to US economy in a year

The US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) says Nigerians and other international students contributed 42.4 billion dollars to the U. S. economy in 2017/2018 session.

Official: Nigeria has highest number of foreign students in US

Nigeria ranked the top with the highest of students from Africa studying in the U.S, Rachel Canty, Deputy Director, Student and Exchange Visitor Programme, U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has said.

Lagos taskforce impounds 22 motorcycles, 93 others for violating traffic laws

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (TaskForce) on Tuesday impounded 115 motorcycles including 22 branded commercial motorcycles called ‘Gokada and Maxokada’ for violating the state road traffic laws.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump launches furious attack on Robert Mueller

US President Donald Trump has launched a furious attack on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and on his critics at a conservative summit.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Two men docked for allegedly beating up IKEDC officials

Two men who allegedly beat up two Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company officials for disconnecting their electricity supply were on Thursday arraigned at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
US President Donald Trump speaks before a meeting between US and Chinese officials in the Oval Office of the White House January 31, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski - AFP)

California, 15 other states sue Donald Trump over decision to declare national emergency

California and 15 other US states sued President Donald Trump’s administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 3 armed robbery suspects in Enugu

The police command in Enugu State has arrested three alleged highway robbers operating along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Road.

Two suspected lovers found dead inside car in Lagos

Two suspected lovers were in the early hours of Sunday found dead inside a car in Maryland Area of Lagos State.
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos East, Bayo Osinowo, has said that the ability to deliver good governance is a key criteria for getting the APC’s ticket.

Bayo Osinowo: Why Asiwaju Tinubu remains relevant after 16 years in government

The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos East, Bayo Osinowo, has said that the ability to deliver good governance is a key criteria for getting the APC’s ticket.
General Motors

General Motors sacks 4000 workers

General Motors Co on Monday said it has started the sack of about 4,000 salaried workers in the latest round of a restructuring announced in late November.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia, The New York Times reported on Friday.

Donald Trump 2020: Rumblings of a Republican primary challenge

Democrats are already furiously jockeying for position to take on President Donald Trump in 2020.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Catholic Bishops caution Nigerians against vote selling

The Catholic Bishops of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (LEP) have cautioned Nigerian electorate against allowing themselves to be financially induced by unscrupulous politicians.
A sign on the front of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka notifies visitors of the impact of the federal government shutdown. As the event continues into three weeks, multiple impacts are being felt, including the lack of important economic reports that keep people updated on economic conditions. [Chris Neal/The Capital-Journal]

US shutdown sends economy into uncharted waters

The US government shutdown on Saturday became the longest in history and is taking a growing bite out of the world’s largest economy with each passing day, economists say.
Michael Cohen, the former lawyer of US President Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to testify before US Congress

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before a House committee next month in a hearing that could serve as the opening salvo of a promised Democratic effort to scrutinize Trump and his ties to Russia.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Bus driver arrested for alleged rape of 78-year-old woman

The police in Lagos on Monday arrested a 41-year-old commercial bus driver for allegedly raping a 78-year-old woman and causing her serious injury.

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Former VP Namadi Sambo elected board chair Baze university

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF to mark 55th anniversary April 22

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.

Rivaldo: Lionel Messi already deserves the next Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.

Carlo Ancelotti backs Napoli squad despite Europa League defeat to Arsenal

Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ninth National Assembly: Forum of APC newly-elected Reps backs Femi Gbajabiamila

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.