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Detained Canadian's employer was not legally registered, China says

The assertion was China’s first official comment on the detention of Michael Kovrig, senior adviser for Northeast Asia for the International Crisis Group.
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ASUU: No Regret Stopping Gowon, Soyinka from Speaking at Uniabuja Event

The Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Abuja chapter, Dr Kasim Umaru, has said the union has no regret for disrupting anti-corruption event in the institution. The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the union led by Umaru prevented Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon […] The post ASUU: No Regret Stopping Gowon, Soyinka ...
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Health Workers Threaten to Down Tools Nationwide over Unpaid Arrears

Health workers across the country have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike over the federal government’s failure to keep its promise of prompt payment of salary arrears and other allowances owed them. The workers, under the aegis of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), issued the warning yesterday at the end of […] The post Health Workers Threaten to Down Tools Nationwide ...
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Caught between feuding giants, Canada fears consequences

Canada finds itself stuck in the middle of the dispute. The United States is its neighbor and ally, while China is a major and growing market for export-dependent Canada.
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Lagos CP Counters Shogunle, Says Having Public Sex is Indecent, Illegal

Chiemelie Ezeobi Days after the Head of Police Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, advised consenting members of the public to engage in public sex in their cars, the Lagos State Command, Wednesday countered his submission. The state Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, in a statement said such act of public indecency […] The post Lagos CP Counters Shogunle ...
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NPA Concessions Old Warri Port’s Terminal B

Eromosele Abiodun The Governing Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) after a meeting held in Lagos wednesday approved the concession of Terminal B, Warri Old Port to Messers Ocean and Cargo Services Limited. The NPA in a statement after the meeting, which was chaired by Chairman of the Board, Mr. Emmanuel Adesoye, said its […] The post NPA Concessions Old Warri Port’s Terminal B appeared ...
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Asset Forfeiture: Patience Jonathan, EFCC Know Fate March 8

Alex Enumah in Abuja The wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on March 8, 2019, know their fate in an appeal filed by Mrs. Jonathan, challenging the powers of the commission to seize her properties when she has not been convicted for any offence. […] The post Asset Forfeiture: Patience Jonathan, EFCC Know Fate ...
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Next Level: FG to Provide Premium-free Health Insurance to Poor, Says Osinbajo

Shola Oyeyipo The federal government is working towards establishing a compulsory Health Insurance Scheme where government pays the premium for the poor, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed yesterday. In a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo was […] The post Next Level ...
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4 takeaways from Michael Cohen's sentencing

Here are our takeaways from the case.
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Smuggled finches, bound for singing contests, keep arriving in New York

Sometimes, they are given a little rum before the trip to calm their nerves.
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We Have Not Joined PDP, Say Akwa Ibom APC Stakeholders

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State have described claims by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State as ‘fraudulent’, insisting that they remain committed members of the APC. Addressing journalists in Eket on the heels of the PDP’s purported reception of APC members at the Ibom Hall Grounds […] The post We Have Not Joined PDP, Say Akwa Ibom APC ...
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FG Commends A’Ibom for Tackling Environmental Challenges

The federal government has commended the Akwa Ibom State government for its commitment in resolving the environmental challenges bedevilling the state. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment Mr. Leon Lawrence Alithe, who gave the kudos, explained that he was in the State on a two-day working visit to inspect erosion projects undertaken by the Nigeria […] The post FG Commends A’Ibom ...
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