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Macron writes Buhari, congratulates Nigeria at 61

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has congratulated Nigeria on the occasion of its 61st Independence anniversary on October 1. This was contained in a letter written...

Court hands 18-month jail term to man who slapped France President Macron

A 28-year-old man Damien Tarel, who slapped France President Emmanuel Macron in the face, was sentenced to a prison term of 18 months, 14...

Claim that Buhari travelled to France for postponed summit is FALSE

A tweet claims that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to France to attend a summit that was already postponed. The tweet has been shared more...
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UN finds France culpable for deadly attack on wedding party in Mali

By Lisa VIVES MAJOR combat operations by French troops in Mali have drawn fire from local officials who accuse the French military of killing civilians,...

What world leaders are saying about brewing tension between US, Iran

GOVERNMENTS across the world and leaders of international organisations have condemned the US airstrike against the Islamic Republic of Iran, each urging  all...

Iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris saved after massive fire incident

A MASSIVE  fire that engulfed the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France's most iconic landmarks, has been brought under control, albeit with significant damages to the building's spire and...
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Western countries boost security in places of worship after New Zealand terror attack

COUNTRIES around the world are raising their security levels following a terror attack in New Zealand on Friday that killed almost 50 people. Two gunmen...

UN experts urge Ghana to ensure justice for murdered journalist Hussein-Suale

United Nations Special Rapporteurs have charged the Ghanaian government with the responsibility of ensuring an independent, prompt and transparent investigation into the killing of...

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Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...

Osun fixes local council elections for October 15

THE Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has fixed October 15 for local government elections in across the state. The...

Kidnap kingpin, Wadume sentenced to seven years imprisonment

A KIDNAP kingpin, Hamisu Bala, also known as Wadume, has been convicted and sentenced to seven years imprisonment without...

IGP orders tight security around hospitals, schools

INSPECTOR GENERAL of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali Baba has ordered all Commissioners of Police (CPs) across the 36 states...

[VIDEO] Nigerians react to rising transport cost

RESIDENTS of the Federal Capital Territory have lamented the rising cost of transport fares amid fuel scarcity and inflation. Watch...
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