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Antonio Guterres

UN: We still live in the shadow of slave trade

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says the world “still lives in the shadow of the transatlantic slave trade” in spite of rejecting racism.
Priti Patel said it would be necessary for businesses to look more to potential British workers, helping them to ‘up their skills and make their skills relevant’. Will Oliver-EPA

Critics slam UK post-Brexit immigration plans

Britain’s government on Wednesday faced a backlash over its new post-Brexit immigration plans, which are designed to cut “cheap labour from Europe” in favour of high-skilled English speakers and boosting the homegrown workforce.
Michelle Obama, the former US first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming.”

Michelle Obama wins Grammy for best spoken word album

Michelle Obama, the former US first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming.”
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope appeals to US, Iran to pursue dialogue, self-restraint

Pope Francis on Thursday urged the U.S. and Iran to avoid escalation and pursue “dialogue and self-restraint” to avert a wider conflict in the Middle East.
Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.

Google’s top trending searches of 2019 in Nigeria

Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.
President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande

No African country is silent on racism, xenophobia – UNGA chief

Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) says no African country is silent on racism and xenophobia, as all nations on the continent condemned such actions.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu raises issue of xenophobia at international parliament

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace holding in Ethiopia, to pay special attention to the xenophobic attacks on the African continent.

Another Nigerian killed, two others injured in South Africa

Odefa Ikele, the national spokesperson of Nigerian Union South Africa, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.

Nigerians in South Africa decry fresh attack

The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa has condemned fresh attacks on Nigerian-owned businesses located in Witbank Mpumalamga in South Africa, saying it is worrisome.
Emeka Ihedioha

Xenophobia: 45 Imo minors return from South Africa

Imo State government on Friday received 45 minors out of 91 indigenes of the state who returned from South Africa following the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in that country.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari returns from South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.
Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday formally received 30 victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa who are indigenes of the state. 8

Xenophobia: Oyo government receives returnees, promises assistance — in pictures

Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday formally received 30 victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa who are indigenes of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari held bilateral meetings with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa 1

Presidents Buhari, Ramaphosa to discuss safety of Nigerians in South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to begin a three-day State Visit on Oct. 3 to South Africa, where he is expected to discuss the safety of Nigerians still living in that country with President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The Apostolic Church Nigeria (TACN) has called on the three tiers of government to galvanise economic policies that would cushion the harsh effect of youths unemployment on the nation. It’s National President, Pastor Sampson Igwe, made the call on Saturday at a news conference on the Presidential tour of LAWNA Territory held at the Convention Ground, Olurunda, Ketu, Lagos.

Apostolic Church urges governments to tackle youths unemployment

The Apostolic Church Nigeria (TACN) has called on the three tiers of government in the country to galvanise economic policies that would cushion the harsh effect of youths’ unemployment on the nation.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo optimistic of improved relations between Nigeria, South Africa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is looking forward to improved relations between Nigeria and South Africa soon despite the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo advises evacuated Nigerians to prepare to return to South Africa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised Nigerians evacuated from South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in the Rainbow Nation to get ready to go back.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo: What South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa told me about the xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has disclosed what transpired between him and the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, over xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other African nationals residing in the South Africa.
ALLEN ONYEMA

Nigerians applaud National Assembly for recommending Air Peace chief for national award

Some Nigerians at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have commended the National Assembly (NASS) for recommending the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, for national award in recognition of his patriotism.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus cases will soon reach one million globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.

Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Coronavirus lockdown: Better to stay hungry to be alive than die eating – Rivers...

Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.