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VP Osinbajo: Why Nigeria must lead efforts to save Lake Chad

Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria must lead the efforts to save Lake Chad and pulling the region back from a major economic, social and ecological disaster.

An uphill task getting German businesses to invest in Nigeria – envoy

German Ambassador to Nigeria, Bernhard Schlagheck, says it has been an uphill task persuading German enterprises to invest in Nigeria, depite her recent exit from economic recession.

Stop migrating, come to Calabar, we have jobs for you – Governor Ayade

The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has said, he is interested in the future of youths and will create jobs for them instead of migrating to other countries.

Osun lecturers to begin indefinite strike January 15

Despite the suspension of strike by workers in Osun State, lecturers in the four higher institutions, owned by the state, have said they will begin an indefinite strike on January 15, 2018, if the issues raised in their notice of strike are not resolved.

Governor Ayade cautions world leaders over maltreatment of Africans

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has cautioned world leaders over maltreatment of Africans as slaves and sub-human beings.

French, Niger presidents discus migration, extremism

French President Emmanuel Macron promised more than 400 million euros ($474 million) in aid over four years to Niger during a visit and told the country's president he was ready to strengthen France's presence in the Sahel.

Calabar Carnival to attract two million tourists – Governor Ayade

Cross River Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has said that no fewer than two million people are expected in Calabar during the 2017 Calabar Carnival.

Visegrad group countries offer 35m euros for Libyan border protection

The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have offered 35 million euros (41 million dollars) to assist an EU project aiming at beefing up border protection in Libya.

African security, our security – EU

The European Union (EU), has said that it is spearheading the fight against insecurity in Africa because the region’s security translates to the security of Europe.

Governor Ben Ayade warns intending migrants on risk

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has cautioned intending African migrants in search of better life abroad of the risks involved.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier meets Pope Francis for talks

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier held his first meeting with Pope Francis on Monday since taking over the largely ceremonial post, with migration and refugees on the agenda.

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Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Mikel Obi set to join Brazilian club Botafago

The Rio de Janeiro club began preliminary talks with Mikel’s representatives last month after aborting their pursuit of former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.
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Lufthansa puts 87,000 workers on reduced hours

European airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it has placed 87,000 workers — more than 60 percent of its workforce — on government-backed shorter hours schemes, as air travel idles amid the coronavirus crisis.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

How coronavirus infection humbled me – NIS chief

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammed Babandede, in a video said coronavirus infection is a humbling experience.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Thursday in Abuja through a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah.

Nigeria: What we’re doing to prevent virus outbreak at prisons – minister

The federal government is making plans to release some prison inmates as apart of measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 within the correctional facilities (prisons), the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said on Wednesday.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River gives free food, orders compulsory use of mask

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.