United Arab Emirates
World's tallest tower lights up for fire-stricken Australia
The world's tallest tower, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, lit up Wednesday night in solidarity with Australia where devastating fires are still burning.
UAE consulate general sees prosperous Nigeria in 2020
The Consulate General of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), His Excellency Dr. Abdulla Al Mandoos, has expressed hopes of a prosperous Nigeria in 2020.
Local airline bids for N74.4 billion worth of aircraft
A fresh bid to acquire three Embraer jets will cost local airline the sum of N74.4 billion ($212.6 million), base on the manufacturer’s current price lists.
Sudan seeks support to build 'youth' economy
Hoping to succeed where earlier Arab Spring revolutions have struggled, Sudan's new government is seeking support to build a youth-focused economy through fundamental reforms and a new safety net, its finance minister says.
Iheanacho’s agent needs to help him seek greener pasture outside England
Former International, Etim Esin, has expressed worries over Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, a one-time talent with an illustrious career, who for some time now, has been unable to get a starting nod both at the club and national team level.
Super Eagles’ former star, Emenike, hopes to bounce back in Belgium
Former Super Eagles’ striker, Emmanuel Emenike has joined his 10th professional club as he looks to revive his career at Belgian second-tier club KVC Westerlo, reports BBC.
Moroccans protest against US-led Mideast economic plan
Thousands protested Sunday in against a planned conference in Bahrain where the economic component of a US-led plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is set to be unveiled. Demonstrators gathered in the capital Rabat burned an Israeli flag near Morocco's parliament and shouted "Death to Israel!" and "Death to the United States!" The…
UAE to deposit $250 mn in Sudan's central bank
The United Arab Emirates announced Sunday it would deposit $250 million in Sudan's central bank as part of a support package for the country...
Eight Nigerians sentenced to death in UAE for ATM robbery
Eight Nigerians, all males, were sentenced to death in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday for carrying out a string of armed robberies at money exchanges and cash machines across the emirate in December 2016. A ninth man was sentenced to six months, followed by deportation, for possession of stolen money. He denied the…
UAE denies visa restrictions for Nigerians
The United Arab Emirates Thursday said it has not suspended issuance of three-month tourist visa to Nigerian passport holders. "These news are inaccurate and stresses the importance of sourcing news from its official channel," the UAE Embassy in Nigeria said on its Twitter handle. The same message was also shared on its Instagram page. Press…