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Elmar Mammadyarov holds meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Liechtenstein

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with Thomas Zwiefelhofer, Deputy Prime Minister of Liechtenstein and Minister of Home Affairs, Justice and Economic Affairs during his official visit.
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Eniola Akinkuotu and Leke Baiyewu The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said only President Muhammadu Buhari can determine the fate of the acti
Fidelis Soriwei and Eniola Akinkuotu The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended 202 personnel indicted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly receiving N23bn br
Like sea creatures in ocean’s depth, prominent Nigerians have been grappling not to sink in the murky waters of certificate scandals, BAYO AKINLOYE writes “I’ll never resign!” his gentle voice echoed
The unauthorized rally against social and economic policies of the Belarusian authorities in Minsk on Saturday was dispersed by police
Two fans were hospitalized with stab wounds, and one of them is in a serious condition
Novak said he discussed this issue at the meeting with Syrian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ghanem
"Besides, Gazprom Neft is interested in attracting Kuwaiti investments for fulfilling oil projects on Russia’s territory," the minister said
He said it upon the end of a meeting with the special envoy of the UN Secretary General for Syria, Staffan de Mistura
A powerful suspected gas explosion has reportedly destroyed and damaged buildings in Wirral on Merseyside, with footage from the scene in northwest England showing plumes of smoke risin
Polish President Andrzej Duda will start an official two-day visit to Slovenia on Sunday. He is scheduled to hold talks with counterpart Borut Pahor, Prime Minister Miro Cerar and Speaker Milan Brgle
The Slovenian national football team will look to remain undefeated in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers as they are hosted in Glasgow on Sunday by the group F rivals Scotland.
One of the victims of the clash between Yoruba and Hausa in Ile Ife, Mojeed Owoyomi, who was rumoured to have been beheaded during the clash, tells FEMI MAKINDE his experience in this interview What d
Omoyemi is one of the daughters of the late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini. She talks to MOTUNRAYO JOEL about her father’s life and career T?ell us about yourself. I am a 200 level English under
Member of the Senate representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Senator Kabir Marafa, is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream). He tells LEKE BAIYEWU about his life a
A former Director at the Army Defence Headquarters, Brigadier General Ayodele Ojo (retd.), tells BAYO AKINLOYE that the Senate is on a wild goose chase trying to force the Comptroller-General of the N
One of Nigeria’s foremost lawyers, Yusuf Ali, SAN, tells MOTUNRAYO JOEL some of his experiences as a father What is your concept of fatherhood? A father to me is somebody who is responsible for his ch
’Femi Asu   Industry experts including two former top executives of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have expressed support for the plan by the Federal Government to reduce its stake i
The Nigerian Equities market closed under water Week-on-Week, declining by 0.77% to bring the Year-to-Date return to -5.28%. However, the volume of transactions and market turnover in the week advance
IFE OGUNFUWA Nigeria’s non-oil export to the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act policy has continued to lag, recording $1.141m in  2016. According to the AGOA trade statistics,
Ifeanyi Onuba The Federal Government is targeting an investment inflow of N14.67tn into the economy before the end of the 2017 fiscal period, figures obtained from the Ministry of Budget and National
The Chairman/Chief Executive, Fijabi-Adebo Holdings Ltd. and EFAD Ltd (UK).Dr. Emmanuel Ayodele-Fijabi Adebo, shares the travails of his company in exporting Fanta and Sprite drinks manufactured by th
The President, Alumni Association of the National Defence College, Abuja, Brig.-Gen. Jon Temlong (retd.), in this interview with OJOGBANE AUDU, argues that Col. Hameed Ali (retd.) should wear the cust
Grubby and dilapidated, the National Stadium, Lagos, might in next to no time be rescued. Talks between Abuja and Alausa could translate into a new era for “Sportscity,” as the stadium in Surulere is
The Secretary General of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, Chief ?Seinde Arogbofa, in this interview with PETER DADA, shares his views about the recent communal clash between Yoru
Married couples share their opinions about the implications of checking one another’s mobile phones with GBENGA ADENIJI Mrs. Bisola Oluwole used to enjoy checking her husband’s mobile. She told SUNDAY
The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, tells ADELANI ADEPEGBA that the police carried out its investigation of the Ife crisis professionally Various Yoruba groups have accused the police o
Idris Adesina Many of the hotels around the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, say they have been witnessing low patronage from teams, sportsmen and women following a dearth of competitions at the com
Olu Agunloye In our present-day Nigeria, the space and time are rapidly being filled with banal and mediocre issues. Our focus, technically, technologically, socio-economically and even spiritually is
Noise-making during proceedings in the House of Representatives is giving the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, goose pimples. Members chat, shake hands and laugh heartily when sessions are on. Last week Tu
In this interview with IFEANYI ONUBA, the Managing Director/Chief Executive, Transcorp Hotels Plc, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, speaks on how the impact of the Abuja airport closure on the hospitality indust
A chieftain and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Anthony Sani, in this interview with BAYO AKINLOYE, says that the clash between indigenes and Hausa Community in
Okechukwu Nnodim Farmers have started accessing fertilisers at the new rate, which is about 50 per cent less than what obtained some weeks ago, SUNDAY PUNCH has learnt. The Minister of Agriculture and
The Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Clement Oladele, shares his career highs with TOBI AWORINDE What is your job description as the Ogun State Sector Commander of the
Promising tennis player Angel McLeod’s mother was shot dead by a cop in 2015, but the 16-year-old’s family say they will fight till the end amidst allegations that some people are trying to protect th

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