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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.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addresses lawmakers after voting on a law to establish an anti-corruption court during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine June 7, 2018. REUTERS-Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine creates church independent from Russia

A historic council of Orthodox bishops in Kiev has created a new Ukrainian church independent from Russia, President Petro Poroshenko announced on Saturday.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk

Ukraine envoy urges federal government to recognise ‘Holodomor’ as genocide

Valerii Aleksandruk, the Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged the Federal Government to pass a resolution through the National Assembly recognising Holodomor as genocide.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk

Ukraine urges Nigeria to recognise Holodomor as genocide

Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria Dr Valerii Aleksandruk has appealed to the federal government to formally recognise `Holodomor' (the man-made famine in Ukraine in which millions of Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death) as genocide against the Ukrainian people.
Domagoj Vida and Ognjen Vukojevic were filmed in the video shouting 'Glory to Ukraine' after the win over Russia

Ukraine offers job to Croatia’s Ognjen Vukojevic over World Cup video

Ukraine’s football federation said Tuesday it had offered a job to former Croatia international Ognjen Vukojevic and offered to pay his fine over a pro-Ukraine clip he posted during the World Cup.
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Ukrainian goalkeeper sacked for supporting Russia World Cup win apologises

Ukrainian goalkeeper Mikhail Gotra has apologised after having his contract with FC Karpaty terminated for cheering on Russia on his Instagram page.

Facts about Kremlin critics murdered in Ukraine

Kiev on Wednesday admitted staging the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko in an elaborate operation by its security services to thwart an alleged Russian plot to kill him.

Poland short of workers after exodus to Britain and Germany

Poland is facing a shortage of workers after an exodus of people to Britain and Germany.

Facebook removes pages controlled by Russian organisation

Facebook says it has removed more than 200 Facebook pages and Instagram accounts controlled by the Russian organisation that had meddled in the US 2016 presidential election.

16 Ukrainians arrested for illegal oil trade

Sixteen Ukrainians were in a ship been arrested by the Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Bonny, Rivers State, for alleged illegal oil trade.

Ukraine negotiator charged over plot to kill President Poroshenko

Ukraine on Friday charged a prisoner swap negotiator with plotting to assassinate President Petro Poroshenko and other top officials leading the four-year campaign against Russian-backed eastern insurgents.

Manchester City agree £44.5 million deal to sign Fred

Manchester City have agreed a deal in principle to sign Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred for £44.5million this summer.

Gunmen kill 30 at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel

Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed 30 people and wounded many more.

Real Madrid cruise into last 16, Liverpool blow three-goal lead

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid thrashed APOEL 6-0 in Cyprus to reach the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, while Liverpool blew a three-goal lead in a thriller at Sevilla.

Ukrainian, Ghanaians, Pakistani, others remanded in Nigerian prison for oil theft

Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has remanded nine foreigners and two Nigerians in Port Harcourt’s prison for alleged oil theft.

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Ali Rabiu emerges new COREN president

Mr. Ali Rabiu, a former Vice President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has emerged as the new President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the wake of their eighth straight Serie A title.

Five things that helped Juventus win eighth straight Serie A crown

Italian giants Juventus claimed an eighth consecutive Serie A title on Saturday after a 2-1 win at home against Fiorentina.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-6

Operations shut down temporarily at Abuja airport new terminal

Operations were temporarily shut down Saturday at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja when sensors erroneously triggered anti-fire powders, which disrupted passenger facilitation.

Easter: DPR sanctions 10 filling stations for selling petrol above N145 per litre

The Department of Petroleum Resources says it has sanctioned 10 filling stations caught dispensing fuel above N145 per litre government approved price in Rivers.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari says cycle of violence benefits nobody

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.