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France docks Nigerian pastor, 23 others for prostitution network

A Nigerian pastor Stanley Omoregie and 23 other suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution will go on trial today in Lyon, France the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe.
Delta State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, disclosed this at a symposium organised by the Ministry of Justice for NYSC Corps Members on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration on Saturday in Asaba.

Sex slavery: Over 10,000 Delta girls trapped in Mali, other African countries – Attorney-General

No fewer than 10,000 girls from Delta State are trapped in Mali and other African countries engaging in forced labour and used as sex slaves.
The Chinese government has pledged to fund the office of the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Prof. Tijjani Muhammad Bande, for the next one year, Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama disclosed on Wednesday. 2

President Buhari: We will honour all agreements with China

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured that Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari: We’ll honour all agreements with China

Nigeria is ready to provide counterpart funding on all agreements reached with China for the provision of infrastructure that directly improves the livelihood of Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari pledges support for Libya’s stability

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria’s continued support for Libya’s quest to regain political and security stability.
Mauritanian voters are headed to the polls in the country’s first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.

Mauritania votes in first democratic transition of power

Mauritanian voters are headed to the polls in the country’s first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari welcomes Italian support on repatriation of stolen funds

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja welcomed the support of the Italian government to help recover and repatriate illegally deposited Nigerian assets in foreign countries.
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Mali appoints new premier days after government resigns

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appointed a new prime minister, days after the government resigned amid a spike in violence in the restive West African country.

NAPTIP seeks Delta government assistance to curb trafficking

The Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah-Donli, has appealed to Delta State government to assist in curbing the twin menace of human trafficking and irregular migration.
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Canada ‘appalled’ by killing of its national in Burkina Faso

Canada has condemned the killing of its national who was abducted from a gold mine by armed fighters in Burkina Faso.

NGO cautions Nigerians against illegal migration

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), the Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), has cautioned Nigerians against illegal migration to Europe without appropriate papers or entry visa.
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Adams Oshiomhole: I’m not corrupt

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has dismissed allegations that he collected bribes of about 80 million dollars to manipulate the outcome of the party primaries in some states and FCT.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-1

Adams Oshiomhole meets Muhammadu Buhari, dismisses corruption allegations

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has dismissed allegations that he collected bribes of about $80 million to manipulate the outcome of the party primaries in some states and FCT.

NiMet warns about severe, longer harmattan season in the north

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has announced that the severity of harmattan period would be higher and longer over the Northern states due to its proximity to the Sahara desert compared to the South in 2018/2019 dry season.
President Buhari hosts Kannywood Entertainers (Music and Movies) to Dinner in State House on 18th Oct 2018 3

Muhammadu Buhari challenges Europe, US on recharge of Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the greatest investment Europe and America can make in Africa now is helping the continent accomplish inter-basin water transfer to recharge the Lake Chad.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Nigerians seeking greener pastures abroad hurting our pride

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness at the sheer desperation of some Nigerian youths who dare both the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea in search of greener pastures.
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Muhammadu Buhari: We will make Nigeria more attractive to our youths than Europe

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerian youths that his administration will make the country more attractive to discourage the desperation that makes them dare both the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea, all in a bid to take up menial jobs in Europe.
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari: Dialogue better than confrontation to solve problems

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the importance of using dialogue to resolve disagreements rather than resorting to confrontation.

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Eniola Aluko: I was treated like a drug baron while at Juventus

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