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UNHCR donates relief materials worth N18.5m to Benue IDPs

UNHCR condemns killing of 11 refugees in Banki IDP camp

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday condemned the Aug. 31 attack by Insurgents at Banki internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, Borno...
Trump ends DACA

Trump ends DACA, 800,000 risk deportation

The Trump administration on Tuesday formally announced the end of DACA -- a program that had protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to...
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of ‘global catastrophe’

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counter-productive. The Russian leader...
Mission protest killing of Nigerians in S/Africa

Union to engage FG, S/Africa on killing of Nigerians

Mr Adetola Olubajo, new President of Nigeria Union, South Africa, says the body will engage the Federal Government and its South African counterpart on...
Dozens of children die at another Indian hospital

Dozens of children die at another Indian hospital

Not less than 49 children died at a state-run hospital in Northern India allegedly due to lack of medicine or oxygen, Police Chief Dayanand...
UK to reveal Nigerian property owners next year

UK unveils new High Commission building in Abuja

The UK government has promised to attain a better bilateral and diplomatic relationship with Nigeria. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary Priti...
Amazon working on smart glasses: FT

Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses

Amazon.com (AMZN.O) has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit by a couple who claims defective eclipse glasses purchased through theonline retailer damaged...
South Africa’s inflation target should be lower – Central Bank Governor

South Africa’s inflation target should be lower – Central Bank Governor

The South African Central Bank’s 3-6 per cent inflation target range should probably be lower to bring it into line with emerging market peers,...
Nigerian Air Force jet hits B’Haram vehicle workshop, fuel ammunition dumps

Pentagon notifies US Congress of $593m military sale to Nigeria

The Pentagon has notified the United States Congress of the sale to Nigeria of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million,...
Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – Lavrov

Russia supports unification of 3 Syrian opposition groups – Lavrov

Moscow supports Saudi Arabia’s initiative to unite the three Syrian opposition platforms, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Tuesday. Lavrov told reporters in Abu Dhabi:...