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President Buhari Joins Other World Leaders At Opening Of COP24 Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres and the Polish President, H.E Andrzej Duda at the venue of the COP24-KATOWICE 2018 of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland. PHOTO: Sunday Aghaeze/State House.  

ICYMI: All Over The World, The Military Rarely Discloses Figures Of Its Casualties – Adesina

 The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina says the military all over the world rarely and does not give information on its casualties. The presidential adviser said this during an interview on Channels

Fifth World title: Hamilton feels “humbled”

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the World Championship. REUTERS/Henry Romero Lewis Hamilton said he felt humbled to become a five times Formula One world champion on Sunday, and the enormity of his achievement had yet to sink in. The

Nigeria is 7th largest integrated market in the world – US Ambassador

Mr Stuart Symington, United States Ambassador to Nigeria. The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr William Symington, says that Nigeria is the seventh largest integrated market in the world, with more endowments than most countries. Symington made the remark on

World Polio Day: Rotary International calls for clean environment

As the world prepares to mark the 2018 World Polio day, Rotary International clubs have advocated for clean and hygienic environment to end transmission of polio. Flagging off the World Polio day programme on Saturday in Abuja, the incident manager,

Minimum Wage: ‘Nigeria Still A Third World Country’, Ngige Reacts To US Comparison

Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr Chris Ngige.   The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Mr Chris Ngige, says Nigeria is still a third world country and should not be compared with the economies of the United States of America,

Aruna Quadri knocked out of ITTF World Cup

Aruna Quadri in action African and Nigerian champion, Aruna Quadri has been knocked out of Liebherr 2018 ITTF Men’s World Cup in Paris. He lost his two matches in Group B on Friday to miss qualifying for the last 16.

FIFA appoints 24 match officials for Club World Cup

FIFA President, Infantino The Referees Committee of world football governing body FIFA has picked 24 match officials who will be in charge at the 2018 FIFA Club World Cup scheduled for the UAE. Six refereeing trios, one from each confederation,

World Food Day: 30 per cent farmland in Niger Delta lost to floods – Uduaghan

Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has disclosed that over 30 per cent of farmland in the Niger Delta region has been lost to this year’s ravaging flood. Uduaghan, a senatorial candidate of

World Bank commits additional $120m for diseases surveillance

World Bank President, Mr Jim Yong Kim The World Bank Board of Directors says it has approved the third Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project and committed additional 120 million dollars to the work plans. Mr John Paul Clark,

France 2019: U.S. to defend Women’s World Cup title

USA Women football The World champions, the U.S. will have a chance to defend their title at the 2019 Women’s World Cup after a 6-0 win over Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Championship on Sunday sealed their qualification.

Biased investment: World Bank takes responsibility for advising Nigeria, others

World Bank The World Bank says it “has to take some responsibility’’ for advising Nigeria and other African countries to invest more in roads, railways and energy rather than in education and health. The World Bank President, Mr Jim Yong

Southgate to lead England until 2022 World Cup

Gareth Southgate England national team manager, Gareth Southgate, has signed a new contract which will keep him in charge until the end of the 2022 World Cup. Southgate and Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn announced the agreement, which

Nigeria Will Soon Be An Envy Of The World, Says Osinbajo

Vice President YemiOsinbajo   The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria will be an Envy of the world soon. He said “Wherever we are from, whatever part of this great country we are from, whether we are from