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Queen: Brexit on October 31 a ‘priority’ for British government

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday set out his government’s priorities at a parliamentary ceremony full of pomp and pageantry attended by the queen, with Brexit top of the agenda.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom.

Aisha Buhari cautions Nigerians against spreading fake news

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Buhari presidency now a den of thieves

The arrest of yet another scammer linked with the Buhari Presidency further confirms that the Presidency under President Muhammadu Buhari has become a den of thieves, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said.
The Turkish public and political elite have largely thrown their support behind the country's forces fighting in northern Syria, standing in defiance against voices in the international community condemning Ankara's operation in the region.

Turkish public, politicians voice support for Syria military push

The Turkish public and political elite have largely thrown their support behind the country's forces fighting in northern Syria, standing in defiance against voices in the international community condemning Ankara's operation in the region.

Brexit agreement before October 31 deadline very difficult – Irish premier

The Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, said on Wednesday it would be “very difficult” for the United Kingdom and the European Union to reach a Brexit agreement before the October 31 deadline.

Climate change: Nuclear power game changer – IAEA

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time and the goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be difficult to achieve without a significant increase in the use of nuclear power, IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruta said today.

Cashless policy: Regulators, business community set for nationwide rollout

Baring any last minute disruptions in the implementation guidelines, Nigeria’s cashless Policy piloted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would go live nationwide from March 31, 2020, after about eight years of clinical trials of its pilot phase.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC’s insult on former President Jonathan misdirected, unwarranted

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the invective directed at former President Goodluck Jonathan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) was misdirected and unwarranted.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Chibok girls: You need not reply Cameron, Nigerians know you’re habitually negligent – APC tells...

The All Progressives Congress has told former President Goodluck Jonathan that he needed not to have replied former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, who accused him of preventing Britain from rescuing the abducted 274 Chibok schoolgirls shortly after they were taken hostage by Boko Haram Terrorists.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Jonathan tackles David Cameron on Chibok girls, others

I read the comments by former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, in his new book, For the Record, in which he accused me and the Nigerian Government, which I headed, of corruption and rejecting the help of the British Government in rescuing the Chibok Girls, who were kidnapped on April 14, 2014.
Lagos State High Court.

Family’s negligence suit against ‘Flying Doctors’ resumes Oct. 30

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Friday adjourned till October 30, a medical negligence suit by the Estate of Nabil Hanga and Mustapha Hanga against De Flight Medics, commonly known as ‘Flying Doctors’ and three others.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers government acquires Shell’s 45 per cent stake in OML 11

The Rivers State Government has acquired 45 per cent of Shell Petroleum Development Company’s interest in Oil Mining Lease 11 in Ejama and other communities in Ogoni.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers government acquires Shell’s 45 percent interest in OML 11

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday said that the state government had acquired the 45 per cent interest of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria in Oil Mining Lease 11 located in Ejama Ebubu community, Eleme Local Government Area and other communities in Ogoni.

NBA: DSS notorious for disobedience of court order

Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a notorious agency that enjoys treating judicial process with disdain, particularly as it pertains to obeying orders of courts enforcing the fundamental rights of Nigerians.

Cleric urges President Buhari to release Omoyele Sowore, others

Senior Pastor of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Gospel Church in Akure, Ondo State, Adewale Giwa, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to release the founder of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and other political detainees.
UK Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay said that Brussels is facing a “moment of truth” over whether it wants a compromise, adding that he would unveil his new plan for the Irish border once the Conservative Party conference has concluded.

Report: Brexit secretary to introduce new Irish backstop plan next week

UK Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay said that Brussels is facing a “moment of truth” over whether it wants a compromise, adding that he would unveil his new plan for the Irish border once the Conservative Party conference has concluded, The Daily Mail reports.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo seeks Britain’s collaboration in training of teachers

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo on Thursday in Ibadan stated the government’s readiness to collaborate with the British government in the training of teachers.

Nigeria to shift battle over $9.6 billion judgment debt to UK appeal court

The battle between Nigeria and Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) over the bid to stop the company from attaching the country’s assets to recoup the $9.6 billion arbitral claim it secured last month, is set to shift to the United Kingdom Appeal Court.

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NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government cooperating with ICC on Northeast insurgency

The Federal Government is cooperating with the International Criminal Court on the preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North-East, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday.
Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki fires all political appointees in local councils

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has sacked all local government political appointees – Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants, Secretary to Local Government and Supervisory Councillors – in the state.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

We will not reach 80% revenue performance for 2019 – minister

Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, says the nation will not be able to reach 80 per cent revenue performance for 2019.
US President Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on October 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Eric BARADAT - AFP)

Donald Trump orders US troops to leave northern Syria

The Pentagon has begun removing all its troops in northern Syria, a US official said on Monday, after President Donald Trump ordered them to leave in the face of Turkey’s attacks on Kurds in the area.