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Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahrain opposition leaders get life term over Qatar spying case

Bahrain's appeals court has sentenced three senior members of the country's opposition movement to life in prison over charges of spying for neighbouring Qatar, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.

Anambra guber: UPP’ll sack Governor Obiano from Govt House – Chekwas Okorie

National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has said that his relocation to Anambra State was to ensure that the party coasts home to victory come November 18 in the governorship election.

Saudi Arabia arrests 22 for spreading online videos

Saudi Arabia has arrested 22 people, including a Qatari national, for "inciting against public order" on social media, authorities said, following a crackdown on dissent.

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UN: 80,000 displaced from North East Nigeria since November

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said more than 80,000 Nigerians have been displaced due to ongoing violence in the North-East since November, 2018.
warri port

Federal government privatises Warri Port terminal for N105 billion

The Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE) has signed an agreement to concession terminal ‘B’ of the Warri Old Port to Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Minister: Federal government’s poverty alleviation initiatives making impact

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Tuesday said the Federal Government poverty alleviation initiatives are making an impact in reducing poverty.
Naomi Osaka

Australian Open: I’m so close and I just want to keep going – Naomi...

Japan’s Naomi Osaka said she felt another Grand Slam title was close after routing an injured Elina Svitolina to reach the Australian Open semi-finals Wednesday.
President Buhari receives in Audience European Union Election Observation Mission in State House on 22nd Jan 2019-3

President Buhari says impressed with INEC’s readiness for elections

According to President Buhari, “I am happy and impressed with the briefing he gave. I hope that the confidence he exuded and the intellect he brought to bear on the Report will be justified at the end of the day.”