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UK civil servants fear the country lacks enough vessels to combat illegal fishing in the event of No Deal Brexit

BRITAIN is facing the prospect of a crisis in its aquaculture industry once it leaves the European Union (EU) after it emerged that London would struggle to stop fishing boats illegally entering its waters if went to a No Deal Brexit.

 

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Anthony Joshua set for Clash on the Dunes rematch with Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia on December 7

ANTHONY Joshua will be looking to regain his four heavyweight titles on December 17 when his rematch with Mexican Andy Ruiz takes place on the outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh.

 

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Nigeria's Dr Adesegun Akin-Olugbade appointed as a member World Trade Board

NIGERIAN legal and financial expert Dr Adesegun Akin-Olugbade has been appointed as a member of the World Trade Board (WTB) becoming the first African to become an executive to be named to its leadership.

 

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Coalition of Northern Groups says it wants to see a president from southeast or south-south come 2023

LEADER of the self-proclaimed Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) Abdulazeez Suleiman appears to have backed down from his recent hardline stance and declared that come 2023 Nigeria's president should come from either the south-south or southeast geopolitical zones.

 

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Super Eagles to play Ukraine on September 10 as Iwobi keeps his number 17 shirt at Everton

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles will play a friendly match against Ukraine's national team in Kiev during the Fifa window of September 10 in what will be the first ever football match between the two countries.

 

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It is time for Nigeria to cash in on the economic potential of Sallah 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) First of all Barka De Sallah to all my Muslim friends. Sadly, those of us in diaspora do not get to enjoy the delicacies of roast meat and traditional Nigerian cuisine as is the tradition back home. Even the Nigerian Muslims in the UK do not organise a national sallah treat for us. We shall have to take them up on that soon

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Whether they like it or not Nigerians have to get ready to storm the Bastille one day

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Today is August 10. On this day in 1792 a large scale insurrection against the French monarchy occurred in Paris, following on from the original uprising in 1789. It later led to the French Revolution and that epitome of liberty, equality and fraternity known as the Paris Commune formed in 1871

(2) In 18th century France, corruption was more rife than it is in Nigeria today, the leaders were more uncaring and the life of the French peasant was sheer hell

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Boris Johnson to introduce fast-track visa programme for geniuses as Brexit brain drain danger looms

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to introduce a new fast-track visa route for the brightest and best in a bid to attract the world’s top scientists to the UK after October 31 when the country leaves the European Union (EU).

 

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European Union grants 40 Nigerian students scholarships under its Erasmus Plus programme

FORTY Nigerian students have been granted scholarships by the European Union (EU) as part of its Erasmus Plus programme aimed at offering educational opportunities to promising youngsters in developing nations.

 

Erasmus Plus is an EU flagship programme for higher education and with the scholarship, the students will be able to study in European countries. It also offers opportunities to students and staff to attend or work with European higher education institutions.

 

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Nigeria set to become the open defecation capital of the world on independence day this year

NIGERIA is on course to be crowned the official open defecation capital of the world after a recent Unicef report revealed that 47m Nigerians still defecated out in the open which will make the nation overtake India by October 1.

 

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