Category : International

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

Chinese billionaire Wang Jian dies in freak accident in France

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Chinese tycoon Wang Jian, whose sprawling conglomerate HNA Group owns a host of foreign assets, has died after a falling off a wall while sightseeing in southern France, police and … Read more

NEITI tasks EITI board to focus on impacts & outcomes

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Nigeria has called on the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) to shift its current priorities to the pursuit of visible impacts in the implementation of the initiative in member … Read more

Notorious thief escapes from French jail by helicopter

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  A notorious career thief who was once France’s most-wanted man pulled off a daring jailbreak on Sunday, fleeing a prison in the Paris area by helicopter, officials said. Redoine … Read more

Eagles to Arrive today after World Cup exit

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  The players and officials of the Super Eagles are expected back in the country on Friday after crashing out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The team … Read more

World Cup: Germany arrive home to angry supporters

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  Germany national team have started facing the music for their poor outing in Russia as they were held hostage by an army of Germany reporters and photographers just as … Read more

Plateau killings: UN condemns attacks targeting civilians

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The UN on Friday voiced concerns over the violent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in West and Central Africa, with particular mention of the recent killings in Plateau, Nigeria, saying … Read more

Knife-wielding man kills two primary schoolchildren

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    A man armed with a knife attacked students at the entrance to a primary school in Shanghai’s central Xuhui district on Thursday, killing two of the children, police … Read more