Category : International

FG committed to ILO standards, says minister

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  The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Prof. Stephen Ocheni, says the Federal Government is committed to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards on labour practice, social protection and equal opportunity … Read more

Forum on China — Africa Cooperation Summit: Buhari arrives in Beijing

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  President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived in Beijing, China, to participate in the 7th Summit of the Forum on China — Africa Cooperation (FOCAC 2018). The president’s Personal Assistant … Read more

Bank of Japan vows to keep the lid on interest rate

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  The Bank of Japan will not raise interest rates “for quite a long time”, its chief said in an interview published Saturday even as its US and European peers … Read more

Air pollution: Nigeria ranks 4th deadliest globally

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  HEALTH, SPECIAL REPORTCOMMENTS .Pollution kills 150 per 100,000 Nigerians Worst in Africa, How air pollution affects your body Nigeria has the highest maternal mortality in the world. It’s the … Read more

Woman walks into hospital holding snake that bit her

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    Pictures of a Chinese woman walking into a hospital with a snake that bit her wrapped around her wrist has emerged online, prompting social media users to call … Read more

Woman admits killing partner with boiling water because of affair

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  A 57-year-old woman admitted in a German court on Monday to having killed her partner with boiling water so as to “teach him a lesson” because of an alleged … Read more

Oil steady after G20 warns of risks to growth

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Oil prices stabilised on Monday as worries over production losses were outweighed by concerns that trade disputes would reduce economic growth and hit global energy demand. Benchmark Brent crude oil … Read more

Herdsmen-farmers conflicts becoming more sophisticated, deadlier – UN envoy

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  The Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and … Read more

Russian 2018 World cup breaks age-long jinx–Putin

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  Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country’s hosting of the soccer World Cup had helped debunk stereotypes about it. Russia’s host nation status had been met … Read more

Sierra Leone panel accuses past APC Govt of massive corruption

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Corruption under former Sierra Leone President Ernest Koroma who stepped down in April took the economy to the brink of collapse, a report commissioned by his successor, President Julius Maada … Read more