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Russia to build naval base in Sudan

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Monday approved the creation of a Russian naval facility in Sudan capable of mooring nuclear-powered surface vessels,...

UN Deputy Secretary-General begins official visit to Nigeria

Adelani Adepegba, AbujaThe United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, is leading a delegation of senior officials of the UN to Nigeria and three other...

Nigeria, Burkina Faso, others risk famine —FAO

A new report by two United Nations agencies warned Friday of a heightened risk of famine in three conflict-torn African states and Yemen, and...

Nigerian cop, Ugorji, selected for UN police award

Chief Superintendent Catherine Ekwutosi Ugorji of the Nigeria Police Force has been selected by the United Nations as one of two runners-up for the...

UN, World Bank urge school openings amid COVID-19 pandemic

The United Nations and the World Bank pleaded in a new report Wednesday for schools to remain open despite Covid-19 risks, highlighting the damage...

Five dead, dozens wounded in attack on Afghan police base

An hours-long attack on an Afghan police special forces base involving car bombs and an intense firefight killed five policemen and wounded dozens of...

Gambari participates in virtual New York parade, carnival

Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, was among participants in this year’s New York City Nigeria Independence Day Parade and Carnival,...

Sudanese gov’t, armed groups sign final peace deal

PeaceKhartoum, Oct. 3, 2020 The Sudanese Government and armed groups, on Saturday, signed a final peace deal in South Sudan’s capital Juba to...

Nigeria ratifies Kyoto protocol’s Doha amendment to check emission

The Federal Government has ratified the Kyoto Protocol and its Doha amendment to the United Nations Framework Convention on climate change (UNFCCC).The ratification is...

Climate Change: Nigeria ratifies Doha Amendment to Kyoto Protocol — Presidency

The Presidency says Nigeria has become the 144th country to ratify the Doha Amendment of the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention...

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Abiodun Presents N339bn 2021 Appropriation Bill To Ogun Assembly

          Femi Adeleke Abeokuta     Governor Dapo Abiodun on Wednesday presented a total budget size estimated at N339bn as the 2021 Appropriation Bill before the members of the...

Attack on Agbekoya Vigilante lands 7 Eiye Confraternity members in Police net

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of seven members of the 'Eiye Confraternity', after a daring attack on some Agbekoya cadres...

PDP condemns attacks on Borno’s farmers by Boko Haram

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome beheading of some innocent farmers by Boko Haram in Zabarmari, Borno state, describing the act...

Unknown gunmen kill Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering in Makurdi

The Police Command in Benue State has confirmed the killing of Karl Kwaghger, an Associate Professor with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UMA),...
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