October 20, 2019
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China bans African students from worshiping in churches to prevent ‘foreign infiltration’

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The Chinese government has banned African international students from worshiping in Christian churches under the pretext of “preventing foreign infiltration through religion,” according to a persecution watchdog group. A group of over 80 African students who are residing in a city in the northeastern province of Liaoning told Chinese persecution watchdog Bitter Winter that in...

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FG, labour agree on minimum wage per cent increase

by on October 18, 2019 0

After days of negotiations and marathon meetings, the Federal Government and the organised labour on Thursday evening reached an agreement over the consequential adjustment of the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.   The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo SAN, who was at the negotiations along with Minister of...

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One year without justice for Washington Post columnist Khashoggi

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New York, September 30, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists today reiterated its demand to the U.S. and U.N. for transparency and justice for Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and said that it was dismayed by the lack of accountability in the journalist’s murder. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident, was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey,...

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BREAKING: Nigerian Govt Arraigns Omoyele Sowore

by on September 30, 2019 0

The Federal Government has arraigned the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore. Sowore, the publisher of online news platform Sahara Reporters, was arraigned on Monday alongside his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare. The duo were brought to the court by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). Share on: WhatsApp

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Nigeria re-elected into ICAO Council

by on September 28, 2019 0

Montreal, Canada, Sept. 28, 2019: Nigeria has been re-elected as a Part 2 member of the International Civil Aviation organisation (ICAO) Council for a new three year term. The election was held on Saturday at the ICAO Headquarters in Montreal, Canada. Part 2 members are countries that have substantial investment in air transportation. There...

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Four Killed As Bus Carrying Chinese Tourists Crashes In US

by on September 21, 2019 0

At least four people were killed and up to 15 others critically injured when a bus transporting Chinese tourists crashed on Friday near Bryce Canyon National Park in the western US state of Utah, local authorities said. The Utah Highway Patrol said the crash took place in the morning about seven miles from the park entrance, forcing...

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$9.6b Judgment: Court Orders P&ID To Forfeit All Assets To Nigeria

by on September 19, 2019 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has convicted the suspects arraigned on allegations of fraudulent involvement in the 2010 contract between the Nigerian government and an Irish firm Process and Industrial Development (P&ID). It was gathered that the court also ordered the firm to forfeit all its assets to the Nigerian government. The...

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EFCC Arraigns Suspects Involved In P&ID Deal

by on September 19, 2019 0

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is arraigning four suspects for their alleged involvement in the Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) deal. The suspects are being arraigned on Thursday at the Federal High Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. However, two people were taken to the dock at the proceedings presided over...

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