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Brazil head coach Tite said he was told to shut up by Argentina captain Lionel Messi in the friendly clash between the South American rivals.

Lionel Messi told me to ‘shut my mouth’ – Brazil coach

Brazil head coach Tite said he was told to shut up by Argentina captain Lionel Messi in the friendly clash between the South American rivals.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari returns from London two days ahead of schedule

President Muhammadu Buhari has cut short his two-week private visit to London by two days as he arrived the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Friday evening.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in London, met with management of Pearson Educational Group in London. 2

President Buhari meets Pearson educational group management in London — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in London, met with management of Pearson Educational Group in London.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo presides over fourth FEC meeting in president’s absence

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the fourth consecutive FEC session in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Saudi convicts 38 people on terrorism-related charges

A Saudi Arabian court convicted 38 people of terrorism-related crimes, state-run Al Ekhbariya television reported on Tuesday.

Three theatre performers stabbed during show

Police said a man was arrested after attacking three members of a troupe that was performing as part of an entertainment festival in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
(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)

Uber chief calls Jamal Khashoggi killing a ‘mistake’, then backtracks

The chief executive officer of Uber has expressed regret after calling the gruesome killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "mistake" by Saudi Arabia's government and comparing it to a fatal self-driving crash involving one of the ride-hailing firm's cars.
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Fenerbahçe plotting January move for Super Eagles skipper

Fenerbahçe are reportedly ready to make a move for Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, in the January transfer window after making contact with the player’s club in Saudi Arabia.

Saudis scramble to raise cash for Aramco share sale

From tapping lenders to selling personal assets, Saudis are scrambling to raise cash to invest in Aramco stocks after the oil giant announced its blockbuster market debut even as it offered few listing details, according to AFP reports.

Aramco announces plans for giant stock market debut

Saudi Aramco said Sunday it will list on the Riyadh stock exchange in what could be the world’s largest IPO, underpinning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitions to overhaul the kingdom’s oil-reliant economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday departed Makkah via Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah for United Kingdom after he successfully performed the Lesser Hajj.

President Buhari leaves Saudi for Britain on two-week private visit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday departed Makkah via Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah for United Kingdom after he successfully performed the Lesser Hajj.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Riyadh accepted an invitation from the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the establishment of the council. 8

Nigeria, Saudi Arabia agree to establish investment council — in pictures

Nigeria and Saudi Arabia have agreed to establish a council aimed at promoting investments and enhancing relations between both countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Nigeria, US discuss infrastructure financing in Riyadh

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the willingness of the Nigerian government to mobilize additional capital from development finance institutions for the upgrade of critical infrastructure in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

President Buhari meets Saudi Crown Prince in Riyadh

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Riyadh said new investments and reforms in the agriculture sector in Nigeria hold the key to the target of his government to take 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years 1

President Buhari: Agriculture key to poverty reduction in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Riyadh said new investments and reforms in the agriculture sector in Nigeria hold the key to the target of his government to take 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference. 4

Saudi Arabia to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference, during which both leaders committed to deeper partnership for the development of both countries.
President Mohammadu Buhari says Russia is a partner because it is “visibly helping” Nigeria in all the priority areas of his government, including security, economy and the fight against corruption.

President Buhari: Why Russia is Nigeria’s friend

President Mohammadu Buhari says Russia is a partner because it is “visibly helping” Nigeria in all the priority areas of his government, including security, economy and the fight against corruption.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting in Aso Rock

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.

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Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Nigeria’s full participation key to economic growth

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Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.

Bayelsa election: PDP candidate wins own local council

He polled 15,360 votes to defeat his closest rival, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 8,934 votes in the final results from Kolokuma Opokuma local government in Bayelsa State.

Nigeria launches campaign to protect over 28 million children against measles, meningitis

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Missing INEC staff found

The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found.