October 20, 2019
  • October 20, 2019

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 September, […]

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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 Labour […]

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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, on […]

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Nigeria@59: A peep into power sector

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Nigeria@59: A peep into power sector A News Analysis by Constance Athekame, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Power generation is considered one of the key parameters used in measuring the extent of development of any nation even as research has shown correlation between electricity consumption and Gross Domestic Product. International Energy Agency notes that while […]

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Nigeria: 59 Years of Resilience

by on September 30, 2019 0

By Emmanuel Afonne, Ifeanyi Nwoko and Femi Ogunsola, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Nigeria, the most populous Black country in the world is often referred to as the creation of the then British colonial administration. The country came into existence in its present form via the 1914 amalgamation of  Northern and Southern Protectorates by Sir […]

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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

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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 are […]

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Man City Demolish Watford After Shock Defeat At Norwich

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Manchester City powered to their record Premier League win as the champions scored five times in the first half of an incredible 8-0 thrashing of Watford, while Leicester enjoyed a VAR-assisted 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday. Inspired by Bernardo Silva’s hat-trick, Pep Guardiola’s side ripped woeful Watford to pieces at the Etihad Stadium, eclipsing […]

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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 the […]

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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 court […]

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