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Economic woes heighten as buyers shun Nigerian crude

Vanguard By Michael Eboh Nigeria’s economy faces significant risks in the days ahead, as the country is currently having difficulties getting buyers for its crude oil in the international market, even as the price of its various oil grades have been on a downward trend over the last couple of months. Data obtained from global […]

French Muslim body calls for imams to require ‘licence to preach’

-Vanguard France‘s leading Muslim body called Tuesday for imams to require a permit to preach in a bid to root out extremists, and for a new religious body to fight back against jihadist propaganda.   Anouar Kbibech, president of the French Council for the Muslim Religion (CFCM), said the country’s imams should be given a […]

Downing of Russian warplane by Turkey will have serious consequences – Putin

President Vladimir Putin warned Ankara on Tuesday that Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane on the Syrian border would have “serious consequences” for bilateral ties. Speaking at a meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah II in Sochi, a tense-looking Putin branded the shooting down of the aircraft a “stab in the back” by “accomplices of terrorists. […]

EU’s Tusk warns of ‘dangerous moment’ after Russian jet downed

-Vanguard European Union president Donald Tusk called for calm on Tuesday after Turkey, a candidate for membership of the bloc, shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border. “In this dangerous moment after downing of Russian jet, all should remain cool headed and calm,” tweeted Tusk, who is due to host an EU […]

Nigeria closes prisons because of Boko Haram

-Vanguard The Federal Government has shut down some of its prisons following external attacks on them. Controller General of the Nigeria Prisons Service, Dr Peter Ekpendu disclosed this today during a meeting with the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau.

Treasury looters now returning stolen funds – Buhari

-Vanguard … Warns saboteurs in power sector to stop By Levinus Nwabughiogu President Muhammadu Buhari in Tehran, Iran on Tuesday disclosed that many of the those who looted the public treasuries in the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan had started returning stolen funds to the coffers. He said that though the government appreciated the […]

American University of Nigeria (AUN) students showcase architectural wonder

  -Vanguard The American University of Nigeria, AUN, Yola boasts of its fair share of architectural splendour given the many magnificent buildings that dot its expansive space. The latest of these, an administrative building, was commissioned recently, precisely on November 14, a day the high profile institution marked its 10th Annual Founder’s Day and Commissioning […]

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