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Civil service rules need to be updated – PSIN chief

Dr Abdul-Ganiyu Obatoyinbo, the Administrator of the Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN), says there is need to amend the rules of civil service in Nigeria in line with global best practices.

Singapore: Trump-Kim Summit may extend to Wednesday

Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said that the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un, slated for Tuesday, may proceed into Wednesday.

US, North Korea officials in final summit preparations

North Korean and US negotiators met in Singapore Monday for final preparations on the eve of an unprecedented summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, seeking to bridge the gaps over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal.

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un in Singapore for US-North Korea summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump arrived in Singapore Sunday for an unprecedented summit, with Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president calling it a "one-time shot" at peace.

Kim Jong-un avoids official plane in journey to Singapore

North Korea’s capacity for distraction and sleight of hand was on show Sunday as leader Kim Jong Un flew to Singapore for his summit with US President Donald Trump in an Air China plane instead of his official Russian-made Goshawk-1 .

Senator Ekweremadu: Blame our past leaders for Nigeria’s problems

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said, Friday, that Nigeria’s leaders over the years should be blamed and held responsible for the nation’s many problems associated with the nation’s diversity.

Flight returns to Singapore after bomb hoax

A flight operated by budget airline Scoot was Thursday escorted back to Singapore by fighter jets after a bomb hoax and a passenger was arrested.

Singapore revokes all North Korean work permits

Singapore has revoked all work permits held by North Korean citizens in the country, according to its latest implementation report to the United Nations Security Council.

Singapore passes law which can bar pictures, videos of terror attack sites

Singapore passed a law on Wednesday making it possible to ban photographs or videos of terror attack sites or communicating information about security operations amid criticism from rights groups that the move could curb press freedoms.

Despite conversion ban, Christianity spreads in Nepal

More than two years after an earthquake flattened the Nepali village of Richet, most residents are still living in makeshift shelters. Only the church has been rebuilt — paid for by Christian missionaries whose influence in the mainly Hindu country is growing.

Revitalised Valencia face title test in Barcelona visit

Both unbeaten and off to club record starts in La Liga, Valencia host Barcelona in the game of the La Liga season so far on Sunday (1945GMT) aiming to prove their title credentials are for real.

Nigeria ranks among world’s least powerful passport as Singapore tops most powerful

Nigeria has one of the least powerful passports in the world, a new ranking showed on Wednesday.

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Malian Islamist militant Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud sits in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court during his trial at the Hague, the Netherlands, July 8, 2019.

Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction, reign of terror

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Nasarawa bureau tasks MDAs on financial discipline, accountability

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Real Madrid manager set another record in the 2-1 win against Granada

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has set another record following the 2-1 win against Granada in the La Liga on Monday evening at the Carmenes Stadium.