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8 Nov 2020
Contrary to Donald Trump's impulsive policies in the Middle East, Joe Biden is expected to shift back to a more conventional US stance...
6 Sep 2020
International commercial flight operations resumed yesterday in the country with the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, welcoming the first set of carriers in the COVID-19 era.
25 Aug 2020
Report of a recent survey has shown that about 90 per cent of business owners consider counterfeiting as a serious threat to their organisations.
5 Jun 2020
2Africa, touted as the most comprehensive subsea cable to serve the African continent and Middle East region is expected to go live between 2023 and 2024.
22 Feb 2020
A female Saudi rap artiste identified as Asayel Slay is facing prison time after praising women as "powerful and beautiful" in a rap music video titled Bint Makkah ("Girl from Mecca"). In the song, Asayel Slay raps about women in the city of Mecca (Islam's holiest site). "Our respect to other girls but the Mecca…
3 Jan 2020
The US is deploying up to 3,500 more troops to the Middle East in a show of force, a Pentagon official said Friday, after an American drone killed a top Iranian general.
31 Dec 2019
President Donald Trump's order for airstrikes on a Tehran-backed Iraqi militia group, after resisting retaliating against Iran for months, sent a clear message Sunday...
21 Jun 2019
Oil prices rallied towards 65 dollars per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East...
18 Jun 2019
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday his pick for defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has withdrawn, leaving the Pentagon without a permanent boss for more than six months just as tensions soar in the Middle East. Shanahan "has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process so that he can devote more time to his…
10 May 2019
Leading African Technology Company, CWG Plc has been named ‘Business Alliance Partner’ of the year for the Middle East and Africa by Global Core Banking Solution provider, Infosys. The announcement was made at the ‘Infosys Global Partners Awards’ ceremony held in India, last week. The ‘Business Alliance Partner’ of the Year Award is given to…
7 May 2019
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Baghdad late Tuesday on an unannounced visit, an Iraqi government source told AFP, cancelling a trip to Germany amid escalating US-Iran tensions. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the high security nature of the visit, said Pompeo was set to meet Iraqi Prime Minister…
23 Apr 2019
Afrocet Montgomery, an events company, which is at the forefront of trade and consumer shows in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, is set to launch its first ever Nigerian Food Event (NFE) in October. The fiesta is expected to cater for businesses in food, drink and hospitality industry.   The Regional Director of…

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday became a father again, after his wife, Carrie, gave birth to a girl, Downing Street said.
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Denmark's security service PET said Thursday it had arrested four intelligence employees suspected of leaking confidential documents.
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The National Universities Commission (NUC), has presented the operating certificate for the Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University, Ogboko, to the Imo State government.
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Nigeria's former finance minister and current director-general of the World Trade Organisation Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and filmmaker Mo Abudu have been recognised by Forbes among the world's most powerful women in 2021.
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Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Dr. Fatima Waziri-Azi, has called for a stronger partnership with members of the fourth estate to strengthen the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria. She made the call at the opening of a three-day media training workshop held in Keffi, Nasarawa state…