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Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum on Tuesday in Abuja.

Minister unveils agenda for Nigeria’s culture, tourism sector

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Sunday unveiled his agenda to transform the creative, tourism and culture industry into Nigeria’s new oil in the next four years.

Xenophobia: Over 400 Nigerians ready for evacuation from South Africa – Mission

The Nigerian Mission in South Africa says no fewer than 400 Nigerians have indicated interest and registered to be evacuated from South Africa following the recent xenophobic attacks.

Federal government advises officials to notify foreign affairs ministry before trips

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged government officials travelling abroad to inform the ministry and Nigerian missions in destination countries of their travel schedules to ensure their security and safety.
Chief Executive Carrie Lam, flanked by eight of her ministers, addresses the press in Tamar. Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests pushing city to ‘very dangerous situation’ – leader

Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leader on Monday accused pro-democracy protesters of trying to “destroy” the city in a dramatic escalation of rhetoric as the financial hub is rocked by two months of rallies and clashes.
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e-Tickets: Nigerian, UK tech companies sign £56 million contract

Two technology companies, from Nigeria and the UK, have signed a £56 million agreement to provide card technology, which would allow commuters to travel with public transport without cash or a paper ticket.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 09: A pedestrian walks by the Pinterest headquarters on April 09, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Social sharing site Pinterest is preparing for its initial public offering (IPO) and is planning to offer 75 million shares with a listing price of $15 to $17 per share. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Pinterest prices IPO at $19 to begin trading Thursday

Pinterest on Wednesday announced it would price its initial public offering at $19 a share to begin trading on Wall Street the following day.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar’s US visit due to a temporary waiver on travel ban

Two weeks ago when the People’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, made the touchdown into the United States, many supporters hailed the arrival as a major milestone.

Visa restrictions, air connectivity bane of Intra-Africa tourism – operators

Nigerian and Moroccan travel and tourism operators have identified visa restrictions and poor air-connectivity among countries as some challenges facing intra–Africa tourism.

CNN’s Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 from apparent suicide

Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series “Parts Unknown.” His close friend Eric Ripert, the French chef, found Bourdain unresponsive in his hotel room Friday morning.

NGO tasks govts on healthcare workers safety

Ethics Resource Centre Nigeria, an International Non-governmental Organisation (INGO), has appealed to governments to support capacity building conference on security of healthcare workers.

Runcie Chidebe: Social media tool for achieving SDGs

Mr Runcie Chidebe, Founder, Project Pinkblue Foundation, has called for effective deployment of social media to facilitate achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Inequality: Entreprenuer urges change of perception about girls

A media entreprenuer, Mr Adebola William, says societies should start bridging the gender digital divide and drop the perception imposed by culture that women are not equal with men.

Trump praises Nigeria’s tackling of Ebola

US President Donald Trump has lauded Nigeria for its handling of the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease.

UNGA: Trump hosts Buhari, other African leaders

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York.

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European Union and British negotiators have agreed on an outline Brexit deal that still needs to be backed by EU member states and by the respective parliaments.

British, EU negotiators strike Brexit deal

European Union and British negotiators have agreed on an outline Brexit deal that still needs to be backed by EU member states and by the respective parliaments.

Four Niger workers die in car crash

Four Staff of the Niger State Ministry of Lands and Housing have been confirmed dead, following a motor accident which occurred on Wednesday evening along Mokwa-Batati road in Mokwa local government area of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari sympathizes with victims of Onitsha tanker explosion

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a mother and her child as a result of an oil tanker accident in Onitsha, in Anambra State.

Shoemaker in court over theft of N7 million bitumen

A shoe maker, Kayode Owolabi, 25, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged theft of bitumen chemicals worth N7 million.

NAWOJ uges Oyo government to take action on family court

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Oyo State chapter, has called on the Oyo State government to hasten actions towards achieving a befitting family court for state.