France confident U.S. will not cut into Mali UN mission needs: Foreign minister

France’s foreign minister said on Friday he was confident that the U.S. would not seek cuts to the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). Jean-Marc Ayrault told Reuters that Paris was ready to study its efficiency as Washington reviews its overall strategy. “It doesn’t mean that just because you are looking to make……

No Intentions To Sell The National Theatre – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has no plans to sell the National Art Theatre to the Lagos State Government, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said. Mohammed made this known on Tuesday night at a dinner with Nigerian TV and online content developers attending the ongoing MIPTV in Cannes, France. Reports say that the…

Our future in France, Germany – Nigerian couple saved at sea with baby

A four-day-old baby belonging to a Nigerian lady, Mariam Ohene, was among over 480 migrants rescued by humanitarian ships at the weekend in the central Mediterranean Sea. Also rescued with Mariam Ohene were her two year-old son, Benjamin, and Ghanaian husband, Richard. They were all travelling on one of two rubber boats carrying over 200…

Osinbajo departs for France to attend anti-corruption, integrity forum

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday left Abuja for Paris to attend the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum. According to a statement issued by the Vice President’s Spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande in Abuja, Osinbajo is one of the speakers to feature at the global conference. The News Agency of……