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Poroshenko, Rutte coordinate position on EU-Ukraine Association Agreement ratification in view of Dutch referendum results

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte during which they coordinated positions on the ratification of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU in the context of the referendum in the Netherlands.
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Officers opened fire on a group of inmates after a major riot broke out at a maximum security prison in California. Eight staff members and seven inmates were sent to the hospital with
American spies collected information last summer revealing that senior Russian intelligence and political officials were discussing how to exert influence over Donald J. Trump through his advisers, ac
Thousands of Japanese protesters flooded the streets of Tokyo to condemn Japan’s lower house’s approval of a so-called “anti-conspiracy” bill designed to crack down on organized crime a
In 2015, St. Petersburg received about 6.5 million Russian and foreign tourists, a record-breaking figure for the Russian travel sector
• ASUU suspends lectures Femi Makinde and Olaleye Aluko The Osun State University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities has directed its members at the varsity’s College of Education in
• Operatives summoned to Abuja, says corps Afeez Hanafi Two tanker drivers and a manager, who were robbed and tortured by 12 officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos State Comm
Afeez Hanafi An agent of NairaBet, a sports betting platform, has ended his life over his inability to pay a customer who allegedly won a N600,000 bet. PUNCH Metro learnt that residents of Obadeyi Aja
Tragedy struck on Tuesday in the Iwaya, Yaba area of Lagos State after a businessman, Ayodele Megbuwawon, and his teenage son, Tobi, were killed by generator fumes. PUNCH Metro gathered that the victi
• Suspects accuse village prince of killing leader Samson Folarin The Zone 2 Police Command has arrested three men said to be responsible for several killings in the Ijoko area of Ogun State. PUNCH Me
The Eko Foundation, an umbrella body for groups of indigenes of Lagos State, has urged the state government to put sustainable development plans in place towards the realisation of laudable socio-econ
Kayode Idowu with agency report The police in Borno State on Wednesday confirmed the killing of three suspected female suicide bombers after a failed attack near Maiduguri. The spokesperson for the Bo
Tony Okafor, Awka Prominent Igbo leaders are expected to converge on Enugu on Saturday to deliberate on the agitation for Biafra, among many other issues. Acting under the aegis of the World Igbo Cong
Police are scrambling to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli.
Ramon Oladimeji The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade, last Thursday led the 57 judges, magistrates, court workers and other stakeholders to reflect on the achievements of the L
Mr. Layi Babatunde, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, is the Editor-in-Chief of Supreme Court Reports published by Lawbreed Ltd. since 1999. He speaks to RAMON OLADIMEJI on the place of law report in lega
The Central Bank of Nigeria has been doing the same thing and we have been complaining. The 14 per cent is obviously not favourable to the manufacturing sector or the real sector of the economy consid
The DA has declared victory in the hotly contest Beaufort West by-elections, which ensures the party retains control of the municipality.
Intelligence agencies under former President Barack Obama routinely violated privacy rights, conducted illegal searches and gathered information on US citizens, according to a FISA cour
Ukraine will hold next presidential elections on March 31, 2019
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Senators on Wednesday strongly criticised the privatisation of the power sector, saying the model adopted in the transfer of the assets from the Federal Government to private opera
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Federal Government on Wednesday announced that General Electric, a global conglomerate, had emerged the preferred bidder for the narrow gauge railway concession in Nigeria.
Over 100 trucks loaded with US armaments and ammunition, including heavy mortars and anti-tank missiles, have reached the Kurdish controlled northern Syrian city of Hasakah over the pas
’Femi Asu As the first two years of the President Muhammadu Buhari-administration winds down this month, only four per cent of the 171 promises made to Nigerians in the build-up to the 2015 elections
Eniola Akinkuotu, Leke Baiyewu and Olaleye Aluko Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday,  said the extremisms of the Boko Haram in the North-East and the Niger Delta militants in the South-S
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted leave to a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Andrew Yakubu, to travel to the United
Last year, St. Petersburg rose from the 26th to 22nd place in the ASI rating
Alexander Okere, Benin Over 400 persons were on Wednesday arrested by the Edo State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service for alleged illegal entry into the country. The suspects were said to hav
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the owners of petrol stations in Ekiti State to resume the sale of petroleum or face governme
Olufemi Atoyebi and Anna Okon The Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Island Command, has transferred the recently intercepted  440 riffles and the suspect that was arrested in connection with the arms t
Kyiv's Pechersky district court has started releasing ex-heads of regional tax agencies on condition of bail after they were apprehended amid massive raids and detentions of former chiefs of local
Folashade Adebayo A Professor of Plant Pathology and Mycology, Ololade Enikuomehin, has been appointed as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Eni
Former Secretary of State John Kerry took some light-hearted and more serious jabs at President Donald Trump during a commencement address at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, inc
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