Britain grants international Masters students better visa scheme

Britain grants international Masters students better visa scheme

Britain’s Interior Ministry, the Home Office, said on Monday that it is to extend a streamlined visa processing scheme for international Masters students. It followed a pilot scheme, now in its second More »

ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader

ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader

Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. The country’s deputy president defeated former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, More »

Why We Suspended Nationwide Strike – PENGASSAN

Why We Suspended Nationwide Strike – PENGASSAN

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has explained the rationale behind the decision to suspend its nationwide strike. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday More »

Buhari Extends Tenure Of Service Chiefs

Buhari Extends Tenure Of Service Chiefs

File photo President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of Nigeria’s service chiefs. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, confirmed, this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by More »

France orders WhatsApp to seek permission for data transfer

France orders WhatsApp to seek permission for data transfer

France’s data protection agency on Monday told messaging app WhatsApp it needs to obtain users’ permission to transfer some information to its parent company Facebook and gave it a month to comply. More »

 

Britain grants international Masters students better visa scheme

Britain’s Interior Ministry, the Home Office, said on Monday that it is to extend a streamlined visa processing scheme for international Masters students. It followed a pilot scheme, now in its second year, at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Bath

ANC picks Cyril Ramaphosa as leader

Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has selected Cyril Ramaphosa to succeed President Jacob Zuma as the party’s leader. The country’s deputy president defeated former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Mr Zuma’s ex-wife, after a marathon voting process.

LaLiga: Suarez wants Griezmann, Coutinho at Barcelona

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, has said that Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann and Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho would be welcome at the club. Barca failed with three bids for Coutinho in the summer, but are expected to return for the Brazilian in

Why We Suspended Nationwide Strike – PENGASSAN

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has explained the rationale behind the decision to suspend its nationwide strike. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by the General Secretary of the union, Mr

Pope Francis Warns Japan Over ‘Excessive’ Competitiveness

(File photo) Pope Francis      Photo: Vincenzo PINTO / AFP Pope Francis warned Japan on Monday over a culture of “excessive” competitiveness in schooling and the workplace as well as an obsession with consumerism. “In order to succeed one can

Buhari Extends Tenure Of Service Chiefs

File photo President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of Nigeria’s service chiefs. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, confirmed, this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by his Public Relations Officer, Colonel Tukur Gusau. Dan-Ali, a

Victor Moses fails to make CAF final shortlist

Victor Moses Super Eagles star, Victor Moses failed to make the CAF African Player of the Year award final three shortlist on Monday. Egyptian and Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah; Gabon and Dortmund star, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sadio Mane of Senegal

Popular producer, Tunde Oloyede dead

Chief Tunde Oloyede, the producer and director of the defunct television drama series, Village Headmaster is dead. Oloyede, 70, died Monday morning at his residence in Festac Town, Lagos. He was the former President of Independent Television Producers Association of

France orders WhatsApp to seek permission for data transfer

France’s data protection agency on Monday told messaging app WhatsApp it needs to obtain users’ permission to transfer some information to its parent company Facebook and gave it a month to comply. “Should WhatsApp fail to comply with the formal

Mikel denies plan to return to England

Former Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi has denied he would return to the English Premier League in January from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda to join Everton. Some reports had claimed the 30-year-old would leave Tianjin after an injury-hit first

South Africa’s Struggling ANC Elects Ramaphosa As New Head

  Cyril Ramaphosa Photo: Glyn KIRK / AFP South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa was narrowly elected head of the ruling ANC party Monday, winning a bruising race that exposed rifts within the organisation that led the fight against apartheid.

US Vetoes UN Resolution Rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Members of the UN Security Council raise their hands as they vote on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a meeting on the situation in the

Burna Boy arraigned, granted N100,000 bail

Embattled Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, AKA ‘Burna Boy’ who on Friday surrendered himself to the Lagos State Police Command over allegations of his involvement in a robbery attack on a fellow artiste, Mr 2kay has been arraigned before a Lagos

President Buhari extends tenure of chief of defence staff, others

Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, and the three Service Chiefs. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, announced the approval