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Buhari receives letter of credence from three envoys in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received letters of credence from Ambassadors of Spain, Italy and Head of Delegation of European Union at the presidential Villa in Abuja. The three envoys were Ambassador of Spain to Nigeria Marcelino Cabanas Ansorena, Ambassador of Italy to Nigeria Dr Stefano Pontesill and Head of …

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EU leaders say Jerusalem stance ‘unchanged’ after Trump move

European Union leaders on Thursday rejected US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, saying they stuck by their view that the city’s status should be settled by negotiation. Trump’s administration invited widespread criticism earlier this month when it officially recognised Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, effectively …

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IOM, EU evacuate 164 more Nigerians from Libya

Two days after 401 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya, the International Organisation for Migration and the European Union on Friday facilitated the return of 164 more. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the new returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about …

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Some Nigerians in Libya not willing to return home – Official

The Charge d’Affaires of Nigeria in Libya, Illiya Fachano, says some Nigerians in Libya have refused to be repatriated inspite of the “unfavourable situations” . Mr. Fachano told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday: “not all of them want to come back home”. “Before you can assist them, they …

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Global concern mounts over Trump’s Jerusalem plan

Global concern mounted on Wednesday ahead of an announcement by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with Pope Francis joining a list of leaders warning of the potential for dangerous fallout. The move by Trump, set to come in a speech later Wednesday, would upend decades …

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