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Nigeria Calls For Stronger Economic Relations With France

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Nigeria’s ambassador to France Modupe Ipele has called for the strengthening of economic and business relations with France.

Trump Threatens Military Action Against Iran

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U.S. President Donald Trump says he is prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran.

UNODC, UNESCO, FG To Collaborate On Crime Prevention Education

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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has pledged to work with the Nigerian Government and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO to promote crime prevention and other rules of law related issues into the education curriculum of Nigerian schools.

Freed Student Activist Calls On Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam To Resign

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Hong Kong's most prominent student activist Joshua Wong has called for the resignation of leader, Carrie Lam, after walking free from prison.

Uganda Struggles To Curtail Ebola Spread

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The Ebola virus may have crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Uganda, but there are reasons to hope it can be contained on that side of the border.

Eight Kenyan Police Officers Killed By Bomb Explosion

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At least eight Kenyan Police Officers have died after their car hit a roadside bomb near the Somali border.

Iran To Reduce Nuclear Deal Commitments

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Iran says it will announce additional steps to reduce its commitments under the 2015 International Nuclear Pact, which Washington withdrew from last year.

Saudi Arabia Calls For Security Of Gulf Oil Supplies

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Saudi Arabia has called for swift action to secure gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region.

UNICEF Urges Nigeria To Increase Education Budget By 10%

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In commemoration of the International Day of the African child, The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF has challenged the Nigerian government to increase education budget by 10% and earmark 50% of the total allocation to the sector for basic education development.

INT’L Day Of The African Child: Young People Walk Against Abuse

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June 16 every year is celebrated as the Day of the African Child. It was first established by the Organization of the African Unity in 1991.

Hong Kong Extradition Bill: Protesters Return To Streets Despite Suspension

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Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday against a controversial extradition bill, despite a government decision to suspend the bill.

Hong Kong Extradition Protests: Government Suspends Bill

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The Hong Kong government has suspended its highly controversial plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced.

Buhari Promises To Stabilise ECOWAS Sub- Region

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed Nigeria’s commitment to stabilising the West-African sub-region within available resources.

Nigeria, Japan To Expand Ties

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Nigeria has been formally invited to the seventh Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development slated for August 28 to 30 in Japan.

Nigeria, India To Deepen Relations

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The Government of Nigeria and India will continue to deepen its bilateral ties in the areas of the economy, infrastructure, and human capital development.

Buhari, Kagame Decry Use Of Public Funds For Electoral Financing

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President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has called for the strengthening of institutions as a deliberate strategy to achieve greater results in efforts to win the war on corruption in Africa.

New York Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot

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The pilot of a helicopter has died after it crash-landed on top of a skyscraper in Manhattan.

Botswana Court Decriminalises Homosexuality

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Botswana's High Court has ruled in favour of decriminalizing homosexuality in a landmark decision for campaigners.

India Court Finds Six Guilty In Kathua Child Rape

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Six of eight men accused of the rape, torture, and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-administered Kashmir have been found guilty in a specially convened fast-track court.

Hong Kong Protests Extradition Law

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Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial.

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