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Fuel subsidy in Nigeria hits N206.6bn in two months

Within a space of two months, the amount that was spent by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in subsidizing Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, rose by over 1,174 per cent; latest figures obtained from the corporation on...

PDP claims Buhari’s certificate is just a political certificate

The Peoples Democratic Party has described the presentation of attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result to President Muhammadu Buhari as a tragicomedy. Buhari had on Friday received his West Africa Examination Council certificate from Dr Iyi Uwadiae,...

Pharrell Williams tells Trump to stop using his music

Pharrell Williams is not happy that President Donald Trump used his song and has told him to stop using his songs at his campaign rallies, reports USA TODAY. The singer, 45, sent a cease-and-desist letter to Trump after the...

Macedonians Vote on a name change for the country

Macedonians are voting in a referendum on Sunday, which may result in the former Yugoslav republic changing its name to North Macedonia. The new name would end a decades-long dispute with neighbouring Greece and clear a path towards joining...

Putin says Skripal poisoning suspects are ‘civilians, not criminals’

The two suspects in the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter are civilians, not criminals, Russian President Vladimir Putin says. The UK government named them as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, and said they were from...

UN experts detail possible war crimes by all parties in Yemen Conflict

UN human rights experts believe war crimes may have been committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen. In their first such report, they allege Yemeni government forces, the Saudi-led coalition backing them, and the rebel Houthi movement...

PDP and more reject Buhari’s stand on rule of law

The Peoples Democratic Party has told President Muhammadu Buhari that his statement that the rule of law will be subject to national interest is strange to Nigeria’s laws and therefore unacceptable. The President had said while addressing participants at...

Four million risk losing India citizenship

India has published a list which effectively strips about four million people in the north-eastern state of Assam of their citizenship. The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a list of people who can prove they came to the...

INEC confirms 48 candidates to contest for Osun governorship

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said 48 candidates will participate in the Osun State governorship election scheduled for September 22, 2018. The Chairman of INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said this at the swearing-in of two new resident electoral...

Buhari meets APC senators

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening met behind closed doors with senators elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The meeting was held inside the First Lady Conference Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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