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The United States ramped up efforts on Friday to persuade Turkey to halt an escalating offensive in northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, saying Ankara was causing “great harm” to ties and could face potentially devastating sanctions.
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has threatened to impose sanctions, including imprisonment, fine and confiscation of equipment being used by some companies and agencies of government to illegally occupy 5.4GHz frequency band.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa pleaded with the West to remove economic sanctions on the Southern African country.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has recommended that the government should adopt a three-way approach – education, prevention and sanctions, in the fight against corruption.
Chelsea can “win some titles this season”, says Willian, with confidence high in the Stamford Bridge camp despite the club having been stung by a transfer ban.
The surprise invitation of Iran’s foreign minister on the sidelines of the G-7 summit offers a “roadmap” to end a US-Iran nuclear impasse and a proposed meeting between the leaders of the two countries, France’s president said Monday.
The Rector, Maritine Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Commodore Duja Effedua (rtd), has called for sanctions, including jail-terms for operators who discriminate or abuse female workforce onboard ships in Nigeria.
Iran will abandon more nuclear deal commitments on 7 July, the country’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said on Tuesday, according to the Fars news agency.
Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East.
Fireworks on the controversy over corporate governance issues in Oando Plc may begin today as the management of the company is set to contest the veracity of the sack of its directors by the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, last weekend.
China has hit back with its own tariff increase that will take effect June 1, while state media has suggested that Beijing could stop exports of rare earths to the United States, depriving Washington of a key resource used to make hi-tech products.
Madonna has signed a contract to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, ending uncertainty after calls for her to boycott the event, Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Thursday.
Israel intends to deny entry to people known to be planning to disrupt next week’s Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv by protesting against the Jewish state, the Foreign Ministry said according to a report published in The Guardian Tuesday.
North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with Washington meant to provide coveted sanctions relief in return for nuclear disarmament.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look to counter US influence.
President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened that henceforth the Federal Government might be forced to re-allocate projects elsewhere if any state government or communities create unnecessary impediments in the allocation of land or access to such lands for federal projects.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the Nigeria police for the discovery of what he described as “child-theft racket in Kano State” and “fake correctional centers in Kaduna and Katsina states”, saying he does not support criminality, abduction, child theft, and torture chambers.
Rafael Nadal married his partner of 14 years, Xisca Perello, at a castle in Mallorca on Saturday.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his administration would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly prepared to resign as Manchester United manager if he cannot overturn the club’s recent poor form.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has listed the Federal Government of Nigerian (FGN) N15 billion Green Bond. The bond has a coupon rate of 14.50 per cent on June 13, 2019 and is due to mature on June 13, 2026.
Basketball superstar LeBron James was accused of turning a blind eye to Chinese repression on Tuesday after he criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a “misinformed” tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has thrown his weight behind Fortuna Dusseldorf’ Club of Germany’s goalkeeper Maduka Okoye to excel in Eagles’ colours in the absence of injured Eagles’ first-choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho.
Last week, the Nigeria’s senate majority leader reintroduced anti-sexual harassment legislation to parliament, following a serious exposé by the BBC of a sex for grades scandal at the University of Lagos.