2 Sep 2017
The United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visited the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Unity at Naval Dockyard in Victoria Island Lagos, in a bid to strengthen the bilateral relationship between UK and Nigeria.
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Sri Lanka police fired tear gas and water cannon on a small protest Thursday to break up the first demonstration since the crisis-hit island nation lifted a state of emergency.
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The authorities of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have distanced the agency from alleged scams in petrol subsidies running into trillions of naira in the country. FIRS Executive Chairman, Mr Mohammed Nami who appeared before the Ibrahim Al-Mustapha Aliyu-led Adhoc Committee probing into the petroleum subsidy regime explained that the role of his outfit…
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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State did not stop the sit-at-home order in the state. It said Uzodinma could not stop the sit-at-home order because he did not initiate it. Emma Powerful, the spokesperson of IPOB, said the group cancelled the sit-at-home order on the advice…
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Efforts to end open defecation in Nigeria by 2025 received a boost, Wednesday, with the approval of measures to accelerate access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) by the Clean Nigeria Steering Committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. A meeting of the committee presided over by Prof Osinbajo virtually, approved prayers contained in the…
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The deployment of Burundian troops to help quell rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo's east has divided local people, with some fiercely opposed but others giving a cautious welcome. Burundian forces began arriving in South Kivu province on Monday, pushing ahead with a plan by the seven-nation East African Community (EAC) to stabilise…