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German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel set to visit Nigeria, other West African nations on Wednesday

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, will on Wednesday, tour three West African countries, paying visits to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria.
Mesut Ozil

Turkish minister hails Mesut Ozil’s Germany resignation

Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of a Turkish Minister hailing “a goal against the virus of fascism”.

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel meeting set for April 27

US President Donald Trump will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on April 27 in Washington, the White House said Wednesday.

Germany cautious on Putin plan for Ukraine UN mission

Germany voiced growing scepticism Wednesday about a Russian proposal to let UN-mandated forces help protect monitors observing the Ukraine conflict.

Germany urges China, Russia to rein in North Korea

Germany on Wednesday called on China and Russia to dissuade Pyongyang from pursuing policies that would lead to a military escalation on the Korean peninsula after North Korea said it was considering a missile strike on Guam.

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Henry Onyekuru, Bonaventure Dennis drop to UEFA Europa League

Henry Onyekuru and Bonaventure Dennis will now play in the UEFA Europa League after their respective teams finished third in their Champions League first round groups.

Heirs Holdings, Afrexim Bank sign $600 million facility deal

As a further demonstration of African Export-Import Bank’s (Afrexim) mandate to facilitate growth of intra-Africa trade and support the development of African businesses, the bank yesterday in Cairo, Egypt signed financing facilities totalling US$600 million with Heirs Holdings Group, a pan-African proprietary investment holding company.

Moody’s warns Nigeria still exposed to economic shocks

One of the leading global rating agencies, Moody’s Investors Service, has said Nigeria’s credit profile, at ‘B2 stable’ is constrained by the country’s continued exposure to shocks because of government’s inability to expand non-oil revenue base sufficiently.
Dapo Abiodun

2019: Dapo Abiodun expresses hope Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with Ogun APC

Buoyed by the ongoing peace initiatives by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governorship candidate of the party in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed confidence that Governor Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with the party and support him to win the governorship election scheduled for March 2019.

Electoral bill: House of Reps may begin process to override Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s communication rejecting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill for the fourth time sparked anger on the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday following the reading of the letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.