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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with his Estonian counterpart Kersti Kaljulaid at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 18, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - POOL - AFP)

Estonia president holds first meeting with Vladimir Putin in years

Estonia’s president met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin here Thursday for talks on trade and global relations, during the first such Russian visit in eight years.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russia bans oil exports to Ukraine

Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, on Thursday said Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products to Ukraine, as well as certain Ukrainian imports.
About 20 Ukrainian news outlets have called on presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky to stop avoiding the media before a runoff vote on Sunday.

Comedian on track to be next Ukraine leader

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky appeared on track Thursday to become Ukraine’s next leader as incumbent Petro Poroshenko fought for his political survival three days before a presidential run-off vote. Polls showed Zelensky, a 41-year-old standup comic and television star with no political experience, sailing to victory in Sunday’s second-round vote.

Envoy: Over 4,000 Nigerians studying in Ukraine

Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Valerii Aleksandruk, disclosed at the weekend, that no fewer than 4,000 Nigerians are currently studying in different Ukrainian universities and most of them are in medical field.

US warns citizens to ‘reconsider travelling to Nigeria’

The United States of America department of state has cautioned its citizens to reconsider travel to Nigeria because of violent crimes recorded in different parts of the country.
Ukraine’s presidential candidate, who led the first round of presidential polls, Volodymyr Zelensky (C), speaks to media as he leaves a private clinic after a blood test in Kiev on April 5, 2019 to prove he does not abuse alcohol and drugs ahead of a second-round runoff on April 21. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Appeals for restraint as Ukraine’s presidential race turns nasty

Ukraine’s interior ministry on Saturday called on a comedian tipped to become the country’s next president and his incumbent rival not to exacerbate tensions ahead of a run-off in a high-stakes election.
The vehicle believed to have been shot at by police following the incident at the Ukrainian Embassy. PETER MACDIARMID-LNP-LONDON NEWS PICTURES LTD

London police open fire in Ukraine embassy car crash

Police opened fire outside Ukraine’s embassy in London on Saturday after a vehicle repeatedly rammed into the ambassador’s parked car, the mission said.

Minister warns Nigerians seeking to study medicine in Ukraine

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians seeking to study medicine in Ukraine to ensure the authenticity of the institution.
Frank Onyeka

Frank Onyeka scores for Midtjylland in Denmark

Nigeria midfielder Ogochukwu Onyeka Frank was on target for Midtjylland in their 2-2 draw with Esbjerg in the Danish Super League match on Sunday.

Facebook to block foreign ads for Australia election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month, in the wake of growing criticism of the social media giant’s role in the spread of disinformation.
Abdu Maikaba

U-20 WC: Abdu Maikaba confident of Flying Eagles group stage success

Flying Eagles assistant coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that the Team won’t have so much problems navigating it way through the group stage of the fast approaching FIFA U20 world cup with Nigeria in the same group with Qatar, Ukraine and USA.
Samuel Chukwueze

Samuel Chukwueze, Kingsley Michael to join Flying Eagles for U20 World Cup

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze and Kingsley Michael will feature for the Flying Eagles of Nigeria at the forthcoming 2019 FIFA World Cup in Poland barring any last minute decision.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

Paul Aigbogun: Flying Eagles’ resumption and program execution still sketchy

Flying Eagles boss Paul Aigbogun has stated that the resumption and execution of programs for camping ahead of the FIFA U20 world cup in Poland remain sketchy as the team hasn’t gone yet on full camping for the youth world cup.
Reinhard Grindel

German FA chief Reinhard Grindel resigns over scandals

Under-fire German Football Association (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel confirmed his resignation on Tuesday following a series of scandals.
Ukrainian comic actor showman and presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky (C) delivers a speech after the first exit poll results at his campaign headquarters in Kiev on March 31, 2019. – Comedian and political novice Volodymyr Zelensky topped the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, leading incumbent Petro Poroshenko into a run-off. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Comedian defeats incumbent president in election

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky was the clear winner of the first round of the country’s presidential election with 70 per cent of the votes counted, state media reported on Monday.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
Ukrainian comic actor showman and presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky (C) delivers a speech after the first exit poll results at his campaign headquarters in Kiev on March 31, 2019. – Comedian and political novice Volodymyr Zelensky topped the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, leading incumbent Petro Poroshenko into a run-off. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky sets course for Ukraine presidency

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is favourite to become Ukraine’s president after results Monday showed him dominating a first-round vote despite many initially dismissing his candidacy as a joke.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Ukraine election: Comedian leads presidential contest

A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections, early results indicate.

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