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A media guide for journalists and other people working on migrant policy has been unveiled at International Migration Summit organised by International Organization For Migration (IOM) in Tunisia on Tuesday. The charter contained guide and terminologies developed to appropriately capture the description of migrants and their situations in the eye of the media. Media practitioners […]

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, has congratulated Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi-Joshua, for his victory against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, thus reclaiming his World Heavyweight titles. Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa gave the commendation in a statement by the Head of Media and Public Relations, Mr […]

Ahead of the 2019 International Day on the Elimination of Violence Against Women which usually comes up on the 25th of November, annually, the United Nations has reminded Journalists of the need to creat adequate awareness on the eradication of all forms of violence against women and the girls. This was the focus of a […]

Twenty Nigerian chefs have been trained in Lagos on how to prepare seafood especially stockfish. It was courtesy the Norwegian Seafood Council. They also trained importers of the products on how to preserve them against contamination. A Counsellor in the Embassy of Norway, Mr. Christian Fougner said that the training was necessitated by reports of […]

Congressional Democrats have announced the first public hearings next week in an inquiry that may seek to remove President Donald Trump from office. Three state department officials will testify first in the televised hearings, which have until now been held behind closed doors.  The impeachment inquiry centres on claims that Mr Trump withheld aid to […]

US Democrats have made gains in state elections, in what is being seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.Democrat Andy Beshear claimed victory in Kentucky's governor vote, after a tight race in the conservative-leaning state.Meanwhile, Democrats seized full control of the legislature in Virginia for the first time in over 20 years.The results are [...]
China is seeking the roll back of U.S. tariffs on as much as $360 billion of Chinese imports before President Xi Jinping agrees to go to the U.S. to sign a partial trade deal with President Donald Trump, according to people familiar with the matter.Negotiators asked the Trump administration to eliminate tariffs on about $110 [...]
The front section of the six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island has collapsed, killing a policeman at the scene, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).NAN reports that part of the six-storey building located at 43 Martins Street, Lagos Island, collapsed around 8:30p.m. on Tuesday as firemen continued spirited efforts at [...]

Eighty-three militants were killed in recent anti-terrorism operations in Egypt’s restive Sinai region, the military said on Monday. The militants were killed in central and northern Sinai during raids that took place from `September 28 until today,’a military spokesman said in a statement. The army said that a military officer and two soldiers were also […]

The government has defended the UK's Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from the US president.Donald Trump said the US "can't make a trade deal with the UK" under Boris Johnson's EU withdrawal agreement.But Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick said the PM's plan was a "good deal" that allows the UK to "strike free trade [...]

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