6 European countries deport 34 Nigerians

6 European countries deport 34 Nigerians

Thirty-four Nigerians deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday. The deportees, who arrived at 6.30a.m, were sent back home from Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium and Hungary. The...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on ...
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UN says terrorists, criminals benefiting from increase in cocaine, opium production

UN says terrorists, criminals benefiting from increase in cocaine, opium production

)The UN says terrorist organisations and criminal groups have been profiting from a sharp increase in the production of cocaine and opium. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported Thursday that coca bush cultivation went up by nearly...<!-- AddThis Ad...
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Berlusconi calls French president’s older wife “a beautiful mum”

Berlusconi calls French president’s older wife “a beautiful mum”

39 Yr New French President Emmanuel Macron and his 64 yr wife Brigitte Macron Gaffe-prone former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has joked about the nearly 25-year age gap between French President Emmanuel Macron and his older wife, calling her...<!--...
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FG says Nigerian ambassador-designates to resume soon

FG says Nigerian ambassador-designates to resume soon

Minister of Foreign Affairs The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that most Nigerian ambassador-designates would be posted to the country’s various missions abroad by July. Amb. Sola Enikanolaiye, the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, told the News Agency of ...
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Gunfire heard at Ivory Coast military HQ: army source

Gunfire heard at Ivory Coast military HQ: army source

Gunfire broke out on Friday at Ivory Coast’s military headquarters in the commercial capital Abidjan, an army officer said, as soldiers reacted to a decision by some leaders of a group of mutineers to drop demands for bonus payments. “There’s...<!-- AddT...
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Nigeria appointed Acting President UN General Assembly

Nigeria appointed Acting President UN General Assembly

Nigeria was on Thursday appointed as the Acting President to preside over the 81st Plenary Meeting of UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters. The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative...
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U.S. decision to arm Syrian YPG counter to relationship with Turkey, Erdogan says

U.S. decision to arm Syrian YPG counter to relationship with Turkey, Erdogan says

Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish President President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey said on Friday the U.S.’ decision to arm the Syrian Kurdish YPG is contrary to its relationship with Turkey, adding he believed issues with Washington would be largely solved in an...<!-- A...
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ECOWAS advises against smuggling, importing substandard produce

ECOWAS advises against smuggling, importing substandard produce

Mr Ernest Aubee, the ECOWAS Principal Programme Officer, Agriculture, has advised against the smuggling and importation of substandard agricultural produce into member states. Aubee told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday, that the developmen...
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Influence of English is fading, says EU chief Juncker

Influence of English is fading, says EU chief Juncker

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Russia: Syria safe zones to be shut for U.S., coalition planes – agencies

Russia: Syria safe zones to be shut for U.S., coalition planes – agencies

The safe zones which are being created in Syria will be closed for warplanes of the United States and those of the U.S.-led coalition, Russian news agencies quoted Russian envoy at Syria peace talks Alexander Lavrentyev as saying on Friday....<!-- AddThis Adva...
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