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Archbishop Of Canterbury visits Buhari, Justin Welby

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mohammadu Buhari is currently in the UK and earlier today he received Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, at the Abuja House, London. After their meeting the Nigerian Presidency had circulated a statement detailing the outcome of the meeting.What I Discussed With Buhari – Archbishop

Gunmen kill Syrian businessman, kidnap son in Kano

Gunmen have killed a Syrian businessman, Ahmed Areeda, and kidnapped his 14-year old son, Muhammad, in Kano State. Daily Nigerian reports that the incident occurred on Tuesday night at 8:05pm. The assailants reportedly seized the deceased as he was going to pick his car alongside his two sons at the Kano office

Algeria mourns 257 killed in its worst-ever air crash

ALGIERS, April 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 257 people were killed on Wednesday morning in a military plane crash in Algeria's Blida Province, 30 km southwest of the capital Algiers. The tragedy came just moments after the plane took off from the Boufarik military airport, with the majority of the

Nigeria’s Population Now 198m, Seventh Largest in the World

The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent. Chairman of NPC, Mr. Eze Duruiheoma, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International

Bio Baada wins Sierra Leone presidential election

The opposition party’s candidate, Rtd Brig Julius Madaa Bio of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has been declared the winner of the March 31 Sierra Leone Presidential run-off election. According to the result announced by the Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday in Freetown, Bio received 1,319,406 votes,

How U.S. swindles Nigerians in visa application fees

• Makes N19b in one year, excess gain hits N4.5 billion • Official says consulate uses market-based exchange rate Though the Federal Government pegged the exchange rate at N305.25 to a dollar, the American Consulate in Nigeria exchanged N400 to a dollar in visa application fees for one fiscal year, until yesterday. This was deduced

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Visits China

The Leader of Democratic People's Republic of North Korea paid an unofficial visit to China from 25th - 28th. He made mentioned of the ongoing nuclear program in the North, and assured the world of denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula being resolved. If South Korea and United States respond to

2019: Buhari assures UN of free, fair elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the UN of his commitment to a credible, free and fair elections in 2019. Mr Buhari gave the assurance when the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, met him in Abuja, according to a note by the UN issued from New York. “On preparations for the 2019 elections

 Buhari receives Liberian President, George Weah

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the recently inaugurated President of Liberia, George Weah, in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Weah’s motorcade arrived the forecourt of the president’s office at about 12:30 p.m. The two leaders are currently holding a meeting behind closed doors inside the president’s office. Monday’s visit is