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Stage set for US, Iran showdown at UN General Assembly

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

The United States and Iran are set to put forward their competing visions of security in the Middle East to the United Nations General Assembly this week, with US President Donald Trump expected... Read More →

Plateau SUBEB boss decries absence of N-power teachers in schools

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

The Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has condemned the absence of teachers posted to the Federal Government’s N-power scheme to teach in public primary schools in the... Read More →

Gold hits more than one-week high on Gulf tensions

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

Gold rose to its highest in more than a week on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks, while palladium hits an all-time high. Gold Spot gold rose... Read More →

Alleged N950m fraud: Shekarau, two others have case to answer — Court

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

The Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Monday, struck out the no-case submission filed by the former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, challenging his alleged N950 million money... Read More →

Akeredolu appoints aides on new media, others

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday approved the appointment of Mr. Gani Mohammed as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on New Media. Gov. Akeredolu The Chief Press Secretary to... Read More →

Only Presidency can determine Amnesty terminal date, admit more ex-militants-Dokubo

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

…adds police ready to deal with looters of Amnesty tools in Kaiama By Soni Daniel, Abuja Pressurised by ex-militants to include them in the Federal Government Amnesty Programme, the Special... Read More →

Congo to introduce second Ebola vaccine mid-October

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday Congo would introduce a second vaccine against Ebola from mid-October, as the country continues to battle the second-worst outbreak of the... Read More →

Iran frees British-flagged oil tanker

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

Iranian authorities on Monday said Iran has freed the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized in the Strait of Hormuz in mid-July. Government spokesman Ali Rabiei said legal... Read More →

Prince Harry, Meghan and Archie kick off first family tour in Africa

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

Britain’s Prince Harry, his wife Meghan Markle and their 4-month-old son Archie were set Monday to kick off a 10-day visit to southern Africa that will have Harry follow in the footsteps of... Read More →

What every parent must know about birth registration

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Comments

— As Lagos targets 1m birth registrations in 2019 By Sola Ogundipe Does your child have a birth certificate? If your answer is a Yes, and the issuing authority is the National Population... Read More →