Auction of Nigeria’s ‘stolen’ artefacts holds in Paris amid opposition
Some allegedly stolen artefacts of Nigerian origin, will today, be up for sale in Paris, France, amid efforts to stop the exercise.
Eiffel Tower Reopens After 3 Months Shutdown
Tourists and Parisians will from Thursday again be able to admire the view of the French capital from the Eiffel Tower after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus -- but only if they take the stairs. Visitors to the city's most famous monument won't be able to take the lifts until July 1, to…
Clashes at Paris protest against racism and deadly police violence
Clashes broke out between police and protesters in Paris on Tuesday after around 20,000 people defied a ban to rally over the 2016 death of a black man in police custody, galvanised by US demonstrations against racism and deadly police violence.
Police clash with residents in locked-down Paris suburbs
Police fought running battles in at least five suburbs of Paris overnight with residents who accused officers of using heavy-handed tactics to enforce France's strict coronavirus lockdown.
Paris Bans Daytime Jogging Amid Coronavirus Lockdown
France's capital, Paris has banned daytime jogging as part of a renewed measure to stop people from flouting the coronavirus lockdown. On Tuesday, as France entered its fourth week of lockdown, Paris toughened the confinement rules announcing that from Wednesday Parisians would no longer be allowed to leave their homes for the purposes of physical…
Paris cancels Lunar New Year parade
Paris, home to two of the three French people taken ill in China's coronavirus outbreak, cancelled a Lunar New Year parade on Sunday as a "precaution
Nigeria, France sign agreement on motion picture development
After 15 years of diplomatic activities and meetings between officials of Nigeria and France, the first cooperation agreement on film, cinema, and other related matters has been finally signed in Paris
'Yellow vest' anniversary protests lead to 254 arrests
French police arrested 254 people during clashes in Paris and other cities on the first anniversary of the "yellow vest" movement, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said Sunday.
Is it now cool to kill? – An anguished letter to Nigerian lawmakers
My dear Honourables, I hope you will excuse me for distracting you from your onerous duties, but I am a current sufferer – and I am not alone - from a persistent nightmare.