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Nigeria Army is insisting that soldiers did not shoot at protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos State.   In a statement, the Acting Deputy Director, 81 Division, Army Public Relations, Osoba Olaniyi, however said soldiers were deployed to ‘restore normalcy’ in the area.   Olaniyi described reports of a massacre by the […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s ex-finance minister and nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, WTO,  has emerged winner of the highly competitive race. The former minister According to TheCable, polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat her South Korea’s trade minister  opponent, at the final stage of the race […]

Super Eagles camp in Benin City is to open for training of the players on November 9 for next month’s 2021 African Cup of Nations double header against Sierra Leone. This was confirmed by Coach Gernot Rohr. The German coach said he was fine-tuning the squad list for the two encounters to be held in […]

Embattled Akinwunmi Adesina has been re-elected as President of the Africa Development Bank. Adesina was re-elected by the Board of Governors of the Bank at the ongoing AfDB’s virtual annual meeting in Abidjan today. Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Buhari, Lauretta Onochie confirmed the development on her official Twitter page. Adesina’s re-election became […]

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, is seeking the assistance of the United Nations on the repatriation of looted funds to Nigeria. Lawan made the appeal yesterday when the United Nations Country delegation paid a visit to his office at the National Assembly, Abuja. He lamented that the fight against corruption in Nigeria had continued […]

After years of controversies, the United Kingdom will at 11pm today leave the European Union; ending forty seven years of membership. British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is expected to address the country an hour before the much-anticipated transition time. A series of events including marches, celebrations and candlelit vigils will be held by both Brexiteers […]

As the face-off between the US and Iran continues, the US Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, is insisting that America will not pull out its militarily from Iraq. The US government, Iraqi Parliament had voted for US troops to evacuate the country immediately following the assassination of Iranian army General, Qassem Soleimani. Defense Secretary, Esper told […]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won a parliamentary majority after a snap election was called over Brexit. Results show that the Tories won three hundred and twenty six of the six hundred and fifty seats in the lower House of Commons. Analysts say this would be the party’s biggest majority in three decades. Meanwhile, […]

The Presidency has once again justified the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the DSS saying millions of Nigerians are not bothered. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this during a TV programme in Lagos. Adesina was reacting to the outrage that greeted the violent re-arrest of Sowore […]

Seven Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers were either detained or faced arrest today, a move that could escalate public fury a day after the death of a university student linked to months of anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The 22-year-old died yesterday, succumbing to injuries four days after falling from a parking garage when […]


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