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Britain pledges to keep supporting Nigeria's cultural heritage and creative industries

BRITAIN'S deputy high commissioner to Abuja Ben Llewellyn-Jones has restated the country’s commitment to Nigeria's rich cultural heritage and creative industries pledging that London will continue to support them.



Nigeria's federal government to import 60,000 tractors in bid to expand agricultural output

NIGERIA'S federal government is planning to import 60,000 broken-down tractors under its Agricultural Mechanisation Programme as part of an ambitious plan to diversify the economy and end the over-dependence on crude oil.



UK defends decision to offer Ipob and Massob members asylum saying it is an obligation

BRITAIN has defended its recent decision to offer political asylum to members of secessionist groups like the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (Massob) saying it is an international obligation.



Nnamdi Kanu says Pantami is irredeemable as DSS reveals it forwarded his file to Buhari in 2019

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu has called on Nigeri9ans to reject the explanation that communications minister Sheikh Isa Pantami is now a reformed character and has abandoned his extremist Islamic positions of the past.



Arsenal join the race to sign Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze at the end of the season

ENGLISH Premier League giants Arsenal have joined the race to sign Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze at the end of the season as the club looks to strengthen its weak forward line after what has been a disappointing campaign.



Derek Chauvin's killing of Floyd George is simply a reflection of how little regard the rest of the world has for black people. To turn this around, Nigeria as the world's largest negro nation has to come up with a robust foreign policy

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Nigeria's economic and human development indicators will be compared annually with those of other Mint nations like Mexico, Indonesia and Turkey and Brics nations like Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa, to ensure we never fall behind. If we have a gross domestic product of say $5trn, we will not be the subjects of ridicule we currently are


Communications minister Sheikh Pantami defies critics and attends cabinet meeting today

EMBATTLED communications minister Sheikh Isa Pantami has defied critics calling on him to resign after he was listed on the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) terrorist watchlist and turned up at today's Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja.



Growing insecurity ravaging the southeast spreads to Enugu State with police headquarters sacked

ENUGU State has become the latest victim of the growing insecurity sweeping across the southeast geo-political zone after armed gunmen attacked the Divisional Police Headquarters at Adani in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state and carted away weapons.



Amotekun operatives storm kidnappers hideout in Kwara State and free Ekiti monarch

MEN of the Ekiti State chapter of the Amotekun Corps have freed the traditional ruler the Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti Oba David Oyewumi  and arrested six of his kidnappers after mounting a daring raid on their hideout in Kwara State.



UK delists Ipob and Massob from its list of terrorist bodies allowing its members to apply for asylum visas

BRITAIN has adjusted its asylum rules on Nigeria recognising that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) and other secessionist groups are facing persecution from the federal government and is now offering them political asylum visas.




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