‘Feel Free to Visit Nigeria House’, Envoy Urges Nigerians

[Vanguard] Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, has asked Nigerians to feel free to visit the Nigeria House when in New York, saying it belongs to them.

[Vanguard] Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria's Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, has asked Nigerians to feel free to visit the Nigeria House when in New York, saying it belongs to them.

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Cry Our Beloved Tourism Industry

[The Herald] The tourism and hospitality industry was left at sixes and sevens this past week following a brazen public spat between its minister, Dr Walter Mzembi, and its authoritative regulator, Dr Karikoga Kaseke.

[The Herald] The tourism and hospitality industry was left at sixes and sevens this past week following a brazen public spat between its minister, Dr Walter Mzembi, and its authoritative regulator, Dr Karikoga Kaseke.

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Fashola Laments Nigeria’s Socio-Economic Losses From Deficient Road Signs

[This Day] Abuja -The lack of good signs or poor traffic markings on the country’s major highways and roads is costing the country a lot in terms of social and economic benefits, the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has dis…

[This Day] Abuja -The lack of good signs or poor traffic markings on the country's major highways and roads is costing the country a lot in terms of social and economic benefits, the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed.

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Lagos Council Poll Prone to Violence, Warns Labour Party

[Guardian] Ahead of tomorrow’s local council election in Lagos State, the Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Pastor Biodun Popoola has expressed fear that it might be violent. He told journalists yesterday that there are signs that there could be viole…

[Guardian] Ahead of tomorrow's local council election in Lagos State, the Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Pastor Biodun Popoola has expressed fear that it might be violent. He told journalists yesterday that there are signs that there could be violence unless necessary steps are taken.

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Troops Repair Roads, Clear Vegetation in North East

[Guardian] Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the northeast have started to repair roads and clear vegetation to ensure safety of soldiers and civilians’ vehicles in Borno and Yobe states.

[Guardian] Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the northeast have started to repair roads and clear vegetation to ensure safety of soldiers and civilians' vehicles in Borno and Yobe states.

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Sabiwa, Tongwe Debut

[The Herald] Matabeleland South representatives Sabiwa and Tongwe will be making their maiden appearance at the Copa Coca-Cola football tournament in Bindura today.

[The Herald] Matabeleland South representatives Sabiwa and Tongwe will be making their maiden appearance at the Copa Coca-Cola football tournament in Bindura today.

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Election Rigging Issue a Shame – Mujuru

[New Zimbabwe] National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru has castigated the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) for voter fraud as she admitted that the Israeli company Nikuv could have been used in the process as alleged by the opposition.

[New Zimbabwe] National People's Party leader Joice Mujuru has castigated the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) for voter fraud as she admitted that the Israeli company Nikuv could have been used in the process as alleged by the opposition.

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Growing Insecurity On Multiple Fronts

[ICG] While Nigeria confronts the humanitarian fallout of the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency and simmering separatism in the South East, crucial reforms have been stalled. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 – Second Update early warning report for…

[ICG] While Nigeria confronts the humanitarian fallout of the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency and simmering separatism in the South East, crucial reforms have been stalled. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 - Second Update early warning report for European policy makers, Crisis Group urges the European Union and its member states to encourage the government to prioritise engagement with regional leaders and other stakeholders.

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