Tag: Europe

672m People Affected with Obesity Globally – FAO

Henry Solomon- December 4, 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has raised the alarm over what it termed “fastest rising incidences of obesity in African”, noting that an estimated ... Read More

608 migrants apprehended at sea by Turkish coast guard

admin- August 27, 2018

Turkish coast guard over the past week apprehended 608 migrants and refugees who were trying to leave the country without regular documents to reach the ... Read More

Visa cards hit by outage in Europe

admin- June 2, 2018

Visa said on Friday that a “service disruption’’ hit its payment system in Europe, leaving some businesses unable to process purchases by its cardholders. The ... Read More

17m people left Africa in 2017, says UN report

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2018

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade ... Read More

Seven Pregnant Women Amongst Tuesday’s Libya Returnees

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2018

A batch of 218 Nigerians, which included seven pregnant women on Tuesday voluntarily returned from the volatile North African country of Libya where they had ... Read More

FG Negotiating Release of More Nigerians in Libyan Slave Camps – Onyeama

Henry Solomon- March 13, 2018

The Federal Government says it is working with Libyan Authority to negotiate the release of all Nigerians in Libya slave camps and ensure their repatriation ... Read More

Global Warning: 1 Out of World’s 6,000 Languages Disappears in Every 2 Weeks

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2018

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), has warned that at least one out of the world’s estimated 6,000 languages disappears every two weeks. ... Read More

Champions League: Spurs Battle Back to Earn 2-2 Draw at Juventus

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 14, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur recovered from conceding twice in the opening nine minutes to secure a 2-2 draw away to Juventus in the first leg of their ... Read More

254 Bids Nigerian Crude Grades, Sector Names Nigeria’s Biggest Buyer

Tanimu- January 10, 2018

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: For the third consecutive year, the gale of transparency and innovation in the marketing and management of Nigeria’s crude oil grades was ... Read More

United Nation to Repatriate 180 Nigerians from Libya

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 4, 2018

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) would on Monday (Jan. 8) repatriate 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya back to their home country. The UN migration ... Read More

Calabar Carnival: Gov. Ayade Urges Young Africans To Stop Illegal Migration To Europe

Abdul Jimoh- December 28, 2017

Migrants en-route Europe Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has called on young Africans to shun illegal migration through the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean ... Read More

Edo Govt. To Take Campaign Against Illegal Migration To Churches, Schools In 2018, Says Official

Abdul Jimoh- December 27, 2017

The Edo State Government says it will take the campaign against illegal migration to churches and schools across the state from 2018. Mr Solomon Okoduwa, ... Read More

Al Jazira Causes Scare For Real Madrid at The FIFA Club World Cup

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2017

Substitute Gareth Bale scored Real Madrid’s winner as the European champions survived a scare to beat local side Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday and reach ... Read More

FG Discover 5000 More Nigerians in Slave Camps in Libya

Henry Solomon- December 7, 2017

The Federal Government has identified 5,000 more Nigerians trapped in Libyan detention camps. Charge d’Affaires of Nigeria in Libya, Mr Illiya Fachano, told the News ... Read More

D’banj Signs Mega Deal With Dugout UK

Abdul Jimoh- December 7, 2017

  Nigerian’s music super star and entrepreneur, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo a.ka. D’banj, has signed a mega deal with Dugout in UK, to enable football fans ... Read More

Osinbajo Blows Hot, Warns Neighbouring Countries

Tanimu- November 28, 2017

Laolu Akande, Abuja: Let me again thank you all for your attendance at this Quarterly Business Forum on agriculture, agribusiness, and the agro allied value ... Read More

Tottenham Spurs Beat Real Madrid To End Their Champions League Group Stage Unbeaten Run

Henry Solomon- November 2, 2017

Tottenham Spurs on Wednesday night beat European Champions Real Madrid 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Spurs win ends Madrid's unbeaten run in ... Read More

Independence from Spain: Catalonia’s Parliament Declares República Catalana in Defiance to Madrid

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2017

Catalonia’s parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday in defiance of the Madrid government, which at the same time was preparing to impose direct rule ... Read More

NAPTIP Raises Alarm On The Increasing Number Nigerians Crossing To Europe

Henry Solomon- September 25, 2017

Ms Julie Okah-Donli, the Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says an upsurge in the number of Nigerians risking their ... Read More

Lack of sleep Costing Australian Economy $52.48bn Annually

Henry Solomon- August 8, 2017

Sleep deprivation is costing the Australian economy 52.48 billion dollars  annually, a report released on Tuesday shows. The Deloitte Access Economics, in a report, found ... Read More