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Aug 31, 2018
A 21-year-old man from north London was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday for plotting the assassination of British Prime Minister Theresa May. The Old Bailey, London’s criminal court, said…
Aug 30, 2018
The UK Government has announced a new £70-million programme to create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria says the Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin.   Baldwin said this during a…
Aug 29, 2018
British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has arrived at FMDQ Security Exchange building, Victoria Island, Lagos, for a meeting with the Nigerian business community.   The prime minister, accompanied by members…
Aug 28, 2018
African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union on Aug. 15, said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and…
Aug 28, 2018
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the White House carries symbolic as well as real value. The two leaders have met once before –…
Aug 28, 2018
Theresa May will lead an ambitious trip to Africa this week on her first visit to the continent as Prime Minister.   She’ll be the first British Prime Minister to…
Aug 28, 2018
United States President, Donald Trump, has called his Nigeria counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, “so lifeless,” after their April meeting.   Buhari and Trump met at the White House on April 30.…
Aug 20, 2018
Kofi Annan served as United Nations Secretary-General during a pivotal decade in modern world history – from 1997 to 2006. I would argue that his most important legacy was to…
Aug 17, 2018
Turkey’s recently reelected president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is blaming the sudden and dramatic decline of the Turkish lira on an international conspiracy, variously railing against an “economic war” and a…
Aug 11, 2018
Boko Haram terrorists have killed 17 soldiers in a fresh attack on a military base in the Borno, Northeast Nigeria.   Military sources told AFP Thursday that the latest attack…
Aug 08, 2018
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will not stand in December’s presidential election, a spokesman said on Wednesday, announcing that former interior minister Emmanuel Shadary would be the ruling…
Aug 09, 2018
The US is to impose sanctions on Russia after determining that it used nerve agent against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in the UK in March. The move was…
Aug 07, 2018
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says that 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya slave camps would be repatriated…
Aug 07, 2018
European companies can be protected from new U.S. sanctions on Iran, a junior British foreign minister said on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump withdrew from an international agreement designed to…

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