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  • Major shakeup hits the Nigerian Navy

    4 new FOCs named, 21 Rear Admiral appointed   A major shakeup of officers of higher rank has occurred in the Nigerian Navy with the appointment of four new Flag Officers Commanding (FOC) (General Officers Commanding equivalent) to man various command of the force in Lagos and other parts of the country. Twenty-One Rear Admirals,…

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  • Osinbajo, Emir of Kano in closed-door meeting

    From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on today met behind closed-doors at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The emir arrived the Vice President’s office at exactly 2:40pm. The meeting lasted until 4:50 p.m when the monarch emerged from Osinbajo’s office. When approached for…

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  • U.S: Trump’s Travel Ban to be decided by Supreme Court

    It’s decision time for the Supreme Court when it comes to President Trump’s travel ban. The justices in the coming days must decide whether to lift the temporary injunction on the ban and whether to hear the government’s appeal of lower court rulings that stopped the policy from taking effect. The order, which Trump signed…

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  • EU announces €143m humanitarian aid for northeast Nigeria

    The European Commission has announced a support package of 143 million euros (about N50.2 billion) for the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Borno, which is suffering from a worsening humanitarian crisis. The Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the EU…

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  • Trump: Scalise in ‘some trouble’ after shooting

    President Trump said Thursday that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) is “in some trouble” following the shooting Wednesday at a GOP congressional baseball practice in Virginia. “It’s been much more difficult than people even thought at the time,” Trump said Thursday at the start of a White House event on apprenticeship. “He’s in some trouble, but…

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  • Qatar crisis mediators expect Saudi, U.A.E. proposals soon

    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are expected to relay to mediators what they want Qatar to do in return for ending their isolation of the tiny Gulf nation, according to a Gulf official with direct knowledge of the matter. The proposals, which may come in the next two days, would make it easier to…

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  • Senate vows not to concede powers to executive

    The Senate on Thursday vowed that it would not concede its powers to the Executive. This followed a Point-of-Order raised by the Deputy Leader of the Senate, Sen. Bala Na’Allah at plenary. Quoting Order 43 of Senate Standing Rule, Na’Allah said that there were media reports credited to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to the effect…

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  • JAMB commended over blacklist of 48 computer based test centres

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commended JAMB for blacklisting 48 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres used for the 2017 UTME. The President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that the owners of the blacklisted centres should also be prosecuted. The 48…

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  • Denmark ready to help Nigeria achieve development goal – Envoy

    From: Emma Emeozor Denmark has said it is ready to assist Nigeria achieve its socio-economic development goals. The country’s ambassador to Nigeria, Torben A. Gettermann, made the pledge while explaining that agriculture and containment of oil spills are among key sectors Danish companies are involved in Nigeria. He spoke with Daily Sun on the sideline…

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  • Romania: Facing confidence vote, PM refuses to resign

    The fate of Romania’s government hung in the balance on Thursday with Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu refusing to resign in a political crisis that threatens to undermine a sweeping tax overhaul. Grindeanu’s leftist Social Democrat Party (PSD) withdrew its support for his cabinet late on Wednesday, saying he was not implementing the coalition government’s program….

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