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Again, DSS vows to deal with troublemakers

  …says incitement, subversion’ll not be allowed Emmanuel Onani, Abuja For the second time in less than three weeks, the Department of State Services (DSS) has warned highly-placed individuals and groups across the country against inciting comments and other acts that threaten national security and peace. The DSS vowed to bring the full weight of […]

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Report: PSG eying Ighalo

  Manchester United’s Nigerian loanee, Odio Ighalo may not return to China in January if the move by Ligue1 side, Paris Saint-Germain sees the light of the day. The French side is reportedly lining up a shock move for Odion Ighalo whose last day transfer market move came as a surprise this January. Ighalo, top […]

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Iran, Turkey slam UAE over agreement with Israel  

Iran and Turkey lashed out at their regional rival the United Arab Emirates on Friday over its decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel in a U.S.-brokered deal, accusing it of betraying the Palestinian cause. Iran’s Foreign Ministry called the deal a “dagger that was unjustly struck by the UAE in the backs of the […]

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UN: Insurgency, virus threaten 10.6m in N’east Nigeria

  At least 10.6 million people in Nigeria’s northeast urgently need aid as a combination of Covid-19 restrictions and increasing insurgent attacks put the civilian population in peril, according to the United Nations. “This is roughly the population of Belgium and twice the population of Norway,” Edward Kallon, the UN resident coordinator in Nigeria, told […]

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India-Nigeria sign MoU on space cooperation

  India and Nigeria signed an agreement on space cooperation on Thursday, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said. Calling Nigeria India’s close friend and the largest trading partner in Africa, Muraleedharan said the MoU is another milestone in the relations of the two countries. “Glad to join minister @Dr_OgbonnayaOnu in the signing […]

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Navy’s operations, exercises curbing illegal activities on our waters – Fleet Commander

  Flora Onwudiwe In the course of carrying out its statutory responsibility of protecting the nation’s maritime domain, the Nigerian Navy (NN), has curbed illegal bunkering with the operations and exercises being conducted by the  Western Naval Command (WNC), Lagos. The Fleet Commander Western, Headquarters Western Fleet, Rear Admiral, Danjuma Moses told journalists recently that […]

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Messi tops Ronaldo as richest footballer 

  Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has been named as the richest player in world football ahead of rival Cristiano Ronaldo by France Football. Messi made an eye watering £120million last year, £11m more than Ronaldo. The two were also the only footballers to surpass the £100m mark. The figures are made up of wages, bonuses, […]