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The United Arab Emirates has ratified a 2018 extradition treaty with South Africa, its embassy in Pretoria said on Wednesday, a move that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government hopes will lead to the return of the Gupta brothers to face corruption charges.
The House of Representatives has kicked against the possibility of enacting a new Constitution or re-enacting the 1963 Constitution also known as the Republican Constitution for Nigeria.
Plateau governor: Criticism of Nigerian leaders should not be detrimental to nation’s corporate existence
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has advised against criticism of leaders that is detrimental to the corporate existence of of the nation.
Three U.S. senators will visit Taiwan next week and will meet senior leaders to discuss security and other issues, the de facto U.S. embassy in Taipei said on Saturday, a trip that will likely irritate China.
A group, Concerned Northern Forum, CNF, has condemned the murder of Ahmad Ali Gulak in Owerri, Imo state and called on the Federal Government not to allow IPOB to turn the South Eastern part of Nigeria into the Banana Republic.
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko flew into Russia on Friday to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid an uproar in Europe over the dramatic grounding of a passenger jet in Minsk and the arrest of a dissident blogger.
China’s trial of Australian blogger Yang Hengjun on unspecified espionage charges has ended and the Beijing court deferred its verdict, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said on Friday in what she called a “closed and opaque process”.
A non-for-profit organization and rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has said it is not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari settled for another northerner, Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff, following last week’s death in a plane crash of the former army chief, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru.
Australia’s ambassador to China was denied entry to a heavily guarded Beijing court on Thursday that is hearing an espionage case against Australian blogger Yang Hengjun, at a time of worsening ties between the two nations.
Taiwan does not believe China is sincere in offering it much needed COVID-19 vaccines and thinks it is working to prevent the island from getting shots for political reasons as infections surge, officials briefed on the matter told Reuters.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Geneva on June 16, the White House and the Kremlin said on Tuesday amid sharp disputes over election interference, cyberatttacks, human rights and Ukraine
The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume, Sunday, condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Armed Forces over the death of Chief of Army Staff, CoAS, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers and men who died in the Air Force plane crash on Friday in Kaduna.
The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN, has canvassed the payment of interests on stolen funds by benefiting foreign nations as part of measures to redress the menace of Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs).
The Peoples Democratic Party has advised the Kaduna State government to unconditionally reinstate all workers sacked from the public service.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday, urged Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to immediately and unconditionally reinstate all the workers he sacked from the state public service on Tuesday.
With a warming climate melting more Arctic ice cover and global industries eager to exploit the region for shipping, fishing, drilling and mining, the United States and Russia sounded a rare, cooperative note going into an Arctic meeting this week.
The Peoples Democratic Party says the failed robbery attack in Aso Rock on Monday shows that President Muhammadu Buhari, lacked the capacity to secure Nigeria.
China condemned on Thursday a joint statement by G7 foreign ministers that expressed support for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and cast Beijing as a bully, saying it was a gross interference in China’s internal affairs
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.
Prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, on Tuesday disclosed that the bandits terrorising the country had shown a readiness to lay down their arms and embrace peace.
The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Jigawa have advocated for a more United Nigeria that is devoid of hatred and divisions.
The Nigerian Army (NA) says its troops operating in Owerri, Imo State capital, on Sunday, foiled an early morning attack on the Imo State Police Command, killing six assailants.
Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has expressed sadness over the death of the Spiritual leader of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, describing him as a devout man of God.
The 24-year-old battled it out with David De Gea for the number one spot at Old Trafford this season, racking up 26 appearances across all competitions.