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‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas
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‘Omo Ghetto’ Becomes First Nigerian Movie To Be Released In Dubai Cinemas

Nollywood actress Funke Akindele’s movie Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is set to break the record of being the first Nigerian movie to be released in UAE, Dubai cinemas. Funke, 43, made this known in an Instagram post on Monday. She said it will be released from January 21 in some selected cinemas. “Exciting News for UAE Omo Ghetto fans!The No. 1 film and box office record breaker in Nigeria — Omo Ghetto (The Saga) — is set to break yet another record as the First Ever Cinema Release of a Nigerian film in the United Arab Emirates. “Omo Ghetto (The Saga) is scheduled for release from the 21st of January, 2021 in selected Novo Cinemas in the UAE. Stay tuned for more updates!” she wrote. Omo Ghetto (The Saga) was directed by Funke and her husband Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC...
UAE Announces 10-year Golden Visa Approval For Professionals
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UAE Announces 10-year Golden Visa Approval For Professionals

The Dubai Media Office Today announced on twitter that it has approved a 10-year golden visa for PhD holders, ALL doctors, engineers in the fields of computer engineering, electronics, programming, electricity and biotechnology, as well as graduates from accredited universities who score 3.8 and above .@HHShkMohd:Today we approved the granting of the 10-year golden visa to all PhD holders, all doctors, engineers in the fields of computer engineering, electronics, programming, electricity and biotechnology, as well as graduates from accredited universities who score 3.8 & above
Governor Zulum Hails UAE For Convicting Boko Haram Sponsors, Messages Buhari
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Governor Zulum Hails UAE For Convicting Boko Haram Sponsors, Messages Buhari

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has expressed excitement over the conviction of alleged Boko Haram sponsors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Zulum said he was glad that for the first time in 11 years, there appeared to be a headway on tracking some financiers of the sect. The governor lamented that Boko Haram had killed thousands of citizens, displaced millions, and damaged private and public properties worth billions of Naira. In a statement on Tuesday by his spokesman, Isa Gusau, Zulum urged President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a multi-stakeholder committee to follow up on the UAE findings. He noted that such intelligence if authenticated, be used to expand search on other Boko Haram sponsors within and outside Nigeria. Zulum suggested that team members be drawn...
UAE Relaxes Islamic Laws, Allows Alcohol, Cohabitation Of Unmarried Couples
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UAE Relaxes Islamic Laws, Allows Alcohol, Cohabitation Of Unmarried Couples

The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.” The broadening of personal freedoms reflects the changing profile of a country that has sought to bill itself as a Westernized destination for tourists, fortune-seekers and businesses despite its Islamic legal code that has previously triggered court cases against foreigners and outrage in their home countries. The reforms aim to boost the country’s economic and social standing and “consolidate the UAE’s principles of tolerance,” state-run WAM news agency reported, which offered only minimal details in the surprise weekend announcement. The government decrees b...
UAE May Reverse Visa Restriction On Nigerians Today Amid Airline’s Ban
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UAE May Reverse Visa Restriction On Nigerians Today Amid Airline’s Ban

Barring any last-minute hitches, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will today, review the visa restriction placed on Nigerian travellers, following the ban of Emirates Airlines from the most populous black nation. Sources at the company’s office in Lagos confirmed that the issue was being reviewed, and the “right” diplomatic approach taken. This came as aviation stakeholders commended the Federal Government for going “tough and playing tit-for-tat with countries that would not accept Nigerian travellers into their domains.” The Federal Government, following pressure from some quarters, banned Emirates Airlines from Lagos and Abuja airports, effective today, over refusal to grant fresh visa applications submitted by Nigerians. The government earlier banned European carriers, w...
Iran Says UAE, Bahrain Will Bear The Severe Consequences Of Israel Deals
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Iran Says UAE, Bahrain Will Bear The Severe Consequences Of Israel Deals

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's remarks come a day after Israel, UAE, Bahrain sign normalisation deals brokered by US Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain would be responsible for any "consequences" resulting from their normalisation of relations with Tehran's archrival, Israel. Rouhani's remarks came a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the UAE signed agreements establishing full diplomatic ties at a White House ceremony. Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Rouhani said Israel is "committing more crimes in Palestine every day". "Some of the region's countries, their people are pious Muslims but their rulers neither understand religion nor [their] debt ... to the nation ...
Iran Seizes UAE Ship For Violating Its Waters & Killing Two Fishermen
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Iran Seizes UAE Ship For Violating Its Waters & Killing Two Fishermen

Iran on Thursday said it seized a United Arab Emirates-registered ship violating its territorial waters this week after the UAE coastguard killed two Iranian fishermen on the same day. The foreign ministry said the boat was seized on Monday after UAE coastguard vessels "opened fire on several Iranian fishing boats ... leading to the deaths of two fishermen". "On Monday, an Emirati ship was seized by the border guards of Iran and its crew were detained due to illegal traffic in our country's waters," state-run TV quoted a ministry statement as saying. "On the same day, UAE guards shot dead two Iranian fishermen and seized a boat ... The UAE has expressed regret for the incident and in a letter on Wednesday announced its readiness to pay compensation." Iran summoned the UAE ...
Israel Opposes Any F-35 Sale To UAE Despite Their Warming Ties
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Israel Opposes Any F-35 Sale To UAE Despite Their Warming Ties

Israel would oppose any U.S. F-35 warplane sales to the United Arab Emirates despite forging relations with the Gulf power, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday, citing a need to maintain Israeli military superiority in the region. The statement followed a report in Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper that the Trump administration planned a “giant” F-35 deal with the UAE as part of the Gulf country’s U.S.-brokered move last week to normalise ties with Israel. The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and representatives of the UAE government did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Under understandings dating back decades, Washington has refrained from Middle East arms sales that could blunt Israel’s “qualitative military edge” (QME). This has applied to the F-35...
408 Nigerians Evacuated From India and UAE Arrive Nigeria
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408 Nigerians Evacuated From India and UAE Arrive Nigeria

408 Nigerians who were stranded in India and the United Arab Emirates UAE have arrived the country. According to the Nigerian Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, 162 of them were evacuated from India while 246 were evacuated from the UAE. According to NIDCOM, all the evacuees tested negative for COVID-19 before boarding the flights. ''246 Evacuees arrive Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Lagos at exactly 3:30 pm local time via Emirates from UAE today, Wednesday 8th of July, 2020. A big thank you to the Nigerian Mission in Dubai and the UAE government for paying for the flight Tickets and the cost of #COVID?19 test for 131 evacuees. All Evacuees tested Negative to #COVID19 and will now proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated PTF on #COVID-19. Air Peace flight conveying 162 Ev...
300 Stranded Nigerians In UAE Arrive Abuja
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300 Stranded Nigerians In UAE Arrive Abuja

300 Stranded Nigerians in UAE landed in Abuja, Nigeria today, Friday 19th June 2020 via @emirates. All Evacuees are to go on Compulsory 14 days SELF ISOLATION according to the new Protocol by the Presidential Task Force on #Covid_19  
Nigeria, U.S. Fight For Hushpuppi’s Custody From UAE
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Nigeria, U.S. Fight For Hushpuppi’s Custody From UAE

The arrest this week of a Nigerian Instagram celebrity has pitted Nigerian detectives against their counterparts from the United Arab Emirates and the United States. Nigeria and the U.S. launched the battle for the possession of Ramon Abbas, a.k.a.: Hushpuppi, following his arrest and detention by Emirati authorities earlier this week, according to two officials familiar with the development. “Immediately we got confirmation that he had been arrested in Dubai, we all started fighting to get him,” a senior Nigerian detective told PREMIUM TIMES on Friday. “He is a subject of multiple and conflicting interests between Nigeria and the United States.” Officials said the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) has been leading America’s effort to take possession of Mr Abbas because...
Hushpuppi Faces Extradition From UAE To Nigeria
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Hushpuppi Faces Extradition From UAE To Nigeria

Plans are underway by the International Police (INTERPOL) to extradite Dubai-based Nigerian big boy, Ray Hushpuppi from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Nigeria to face alleged multiple fraud charges. The INTERPOL is also on the trail of other accomplices in the alleged fraud who are resident in Nigeria to bring them to justice. Commissioner of Police (CP) INTERPOL, Garba Umar disclosed these to The Nation yesterday while confirming the arrest of Hushpuppi whose real name is said to be Ramoni Igbalode. He said: “It is true that Hushpuppi was arrested by the INTERPOL. We are currently working on bringing him to Nigeria to face charges of fraud. “Some of the offences were committed here in Nigeria and he has to answer for them. He is not alone in it; there are accomplices in...
Egypt And UAE Ease Restrictions As Ramadan Begins
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Egypt And UAE Ease Restrictions As Ramadan Begins

Egypt will ease its coronavirus lockdown for the holy fasting month of Ramadan by allowing more businesses to reopen and shortening a night-time curfew, the prime minister said on Thursday. Starting on Friday, the curfew will start at 9pm instead of the previous 8pm and run until 6am. Shopping malls and businesses will be allowed to open on weekends, but will still be required to close at 5pm. Mosques will remain closed and any public religious gatherings will still be banned. Egypt has reported 232 new cases of Covid-19, including 11 deaths, bringing the country’s total to 3,891 infections and 287 deaths. The United Arab Emirates has shortened a nationwide coronavirus curfew by two hours to now run daily from 10pm-6am (instead of from 8pm). In Dubai, one of the Gulf coun...
UAE Extends Closure Of Mosques, Churches
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UAE Extends Closure Of Mosques, Churches

United Arab Emirates, UAE has extended the closure of mosques and places of worship until further notice, according to state news agency WAM. The extension was made as part of the precautionary measures taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus. UAE is home to thousands of mosques, over 40 churches, and a Hindu temple. The announcement comes days ahead of Easter, the holiest day in the Christian calendar. UAE first announced the suspension of prayer in all houses of worship on 16 March 16. The ban was meant to last four weeks. At the moment, there are 2,990 coronavirus cases in the UAE, with 14 deaths.
Viral photos of Vice President of UAE Sheikh Mohammed holding virtual cabinet meeting with several ministers on coronavirus
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Viral photos of Vice President of UAE Sheikh Mohammed holding virtual cabinet meeting with several ministers on coronavirus

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, held a cabinet meeting remotely via video conferencing on Sunday. In the viral photos, Sheikh Mohammed can be seen chairing the meeting with several ministers who appear on a large screen as they disccused preventive measures to protect everyone from getting infected with the deadly coronavirus. Sheikh Mohammed also interacted with young students as he attended the first day of the spring semester in Al Majid Model School in Sharjahmore after more than 1.2 million students resumed schools remotely via distance learning. According to Khaleej Times, the UAE has taken several steps to contain the disease, including a sanitisation across roads, virtual learning across schools, rem...
UAE Records First Middle East Cases Of Coronavirus
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UAE Records First Middle East Cases Of Coronavirus

The United Arab Emirate on Wednesday January 29, confirmed Middle East's first cases of the deadly Coronavirus.   A family of four who arrived the country from Wuhan (the Chinese city where the virus broke out at the end of 2019), were diagonosed with the flu-like virus.   UAE’s state-run WAM news agency reported that the country's Ministry of Health and Prevention said it has taken the most necessary precautionary measures adopted globally when dealing with infected cases   The Ministry of Health and Prevention said;   “All family members are in a stable condition and the situation was contained by following the most necessary precautionary measures adopted globally when dealing with infected cases. "Emirati officials are taking all the nec...
UAE unveils first multi-entry five-year tourist visas
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UAE unveils first multi-entry five-year tourist visas

The United Arab Emirates on Monday introduced a multiple-entry visa scheme valid for five years for all nationalities, with the aim of turning the Gulf state into a tourism hub. “#UAE Cabinet chaired by @HHShkMohd, approves new amendment for tourist visas in #UAE,” the government of Dubai Media Office tweeted, referring to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai. The new tourist visa will be valid for 5 years and can be used for multiple entries and is open for all nationalities,” the Dubai Media Office wrote.
Atiku Returns To Nigeria After Spending 7 Months In UAE
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Atiku Returns To Nigeria After Spending 7 Months In UAE

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 poll, Atiku Abubakar, has returned to Nigeria after spending about seven months in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Credible sources close to Atiku confirmed to our correspondent that Atiku returned in the early hours of Monday. Atiku, a former Vice President, who jetted out of the country since April, remained in the UAE over alleged plot by the current government “to give him the Abiola kind of treatment.”
Regina Daniels Drops Out Of Igbinedion University, Begins Study In UAE
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Regina Daniels Drops Out Of Igbinedion University, Begins Study In UAE

The wife of popular Nigeria Billionaire and Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels Nwoko was a student of Igbinedion University which is the first private University in Nigeria, located at Edo State. However, she seems to be taking her education ambition to another level as she keeps fans updated via a post on her Instastories. Regina Daniels shared a video footage of herself in class at the University in United Arab Emirates.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Gist More (@gistmore_) on Nov 10, 2019 at 4:38am PST
Facebook, Instagram Remove 800 Accounts From Nigeria, Egypt, UAE, Give Reasons
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Facebook, Instagram Remove 800 Accounts From Nigeria, Egypt, UAE, Give Reasons

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups from its social network platforms over alleged involvement in coordinated inauthentic behaviour. The tech giant said it removed a total of 443 Facebook and 125 Instagram accounts, as well as 200 pages and 76 groups originating in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia. In a blog post on Thursday, Facebook said that one of the operations was sharing local news in targeted countries and promoting content about UAE as well as criticism of Qatar, Turkey and Iran, NAN reports. A smaller operation was involved in “domestic-focused coordinated inauthentic behaviour in Indonesia,” with fake accounts sharing content in support of the independence movement in West Papua province, while others posted criticism of...
Kano State Partners UAE For Kano–Dubai Twin-City Project
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Kano State Partners UAE For Kano–Dubai Twin-City Project

For closer ties between Kano state and United Arab Emirates, a modern and global city development project would soon be on board between the state and UAE, called Twin-City Concept, with the view to bringing closer economic cooperation and cultural fertilisation for mutual sustainable development. This was revealed by the UAE Ambassador in Nigeria, Dr Fahad Obaid Al-Taflaq, when the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, paid him a courtesy visit at the Embassy, in Abuja, Wednesday, with the aim of strengthening relationship between the state and the Arab Emirates. Pleased with the high level presentation and articulation of Kano’s interest in the about-to-be-strengthened ties, as posed by Ganduje, Dr. Obaid reveals that, “Because of the importance we attach to Kano ...
Lagos, UAE Mull Partnership On Traffic Management, Security
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Lagos, UAE Mull Partnership On Traffic Management, Security

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared his administration’s readiness to partner with the government of United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the areas of traffic management and security. The Governor disclosed this when he received the Consul-General of the UAE Consulate in Nigeria, Dr Abdulla Al-Mandoos in Alausa at the weekend. Sanwo-Olu noted that UAE, in the last decade, had become a choice destination for Nigerian tourists and businessmen. This revelation, the Governor said, should deepen the existing bilateral agreements between Nigeria and UAE. He said: “As a government, we have several things to learn from the story of UAE’s transformation. Dubai, which is the country’s commercial hub, shares so many similarities with Lagos. This is why I am elated to receive D...
Sex Therapist, Jaruma Strikes A Gold In UAE, Her Tradings LLC Officially Registered
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Sex Therapist, Jaruma Strikes A Gold In UAE, Her Tradings LLC Officially Registered

Popular Nigerian entrepreneur and philanthropist, Jaruma has struck gold in Dubai, UAE as her Jaruma Empire Tradings LLC gets Officially Registered In Dubai UAE. The elated Jaruma who shared a video on her Instagram page to announce the good news wrote: "@jaruma_empire is so pleased to announce to you all that JARUMA EMPIRE TRADINGS LLC has officially been registered ® in Dubai UAE �� with License Number 732219 . We can GUIDE you on how you can register your company and process your UAE �� Residence Permit for yourself & your family #swipeleft." Congratulations are pouring in from fans to Jaruma, Nigeria's highest paid sex therapist. Watch the video below and see more   View this post on Instagram ...
Buhari Returns to Abuja from Dubai.
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Buhari Returns to Abuja from Dubai.

  President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Tuesday night, a day ahead of schedule. The president was initially scheduled to return to Abuja from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday at about 1.30 a.m. However, the presidential aircraft carrying the president, his aides and some members of his entourage landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 10.45 p.m. The president’s decision to cut short his official engagements in Dubai might not be unconnected with security developments in Zamfara, Kaduna and some other parts of the country. President Buhari had on April 4 departed Abuja for Amman to honour an invitation by King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF...
UAE Cancels Three Months Tourist Visa For Nigerian Passport Holders
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UAE Cancels Three Months Tourist Visa For Nigerian Passport Holders

Following the Five Nigerians arrested for robbery in Dubai. Nigerian passport holders are no eligible to three months UAE tourist visa. According to Africholiday, Nigeria passport holders are now restricted to 1 months 96 hours and 48 hours UAE tourist Visa till further notice. Please take note.
5 Nigerians Arrested in UAE for Robbery
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5 Nigerians Arrested in UAE for Robbery

Five Nigerians arrested in UAE for robbery, after they allegedly stormed a money exchange in Sharjah and fled with Dh2.3 million on Sunday. According to the police, the men barged into the exchange and smashed the glass barrier between the customers and the staff, stole the money in multiple currencies and fled. Two employees at the exchange were injured as they resisted the robbers. One of them managed to notify the police. The Sharjah Police coordinated with forces from Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman to nab the suspects from four emirates within 48 hours after the robbery was committe The incident was reported at Al Ansari Exchange in Al Tawoon area. A top police official said the suspects came to the country on visit visas on March 18. For two days, they studied ...
Asamoah Gyan loses millions, drags kids to DNA test
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Asamoah Gyan loses millions, drags kids to DNA test

Former Premier League star and Ghana Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan is reportedly broke and has just £600 in his bank account. Asamoah Gyan Gyan, who made 37 appearances for Sunderland after making a £13million move to England, currently plays for Kayserispor in Turkey. However, the 33-year-old insists he is not being paid and claims he has spent the millions of pounds he’s earned throughout his career. Gyan told MyNewsGh.com : “My front and back, up and down is that money (£600) you see there.” Gyan left the Black Cats to join UAE club Al Ain in 2012 after impressing on loan. He smashed 123 goals in 120 games before a lucrative move to Shanghai SIPG of the Chinese Super League. It is claimed the forward hasn’t had contact with his wife Gifty or three children since A...
Tunisia Protests Planned Over Visit By Saudi Crown Prince
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Tunisia Protests Planned Over Visit By Saudi Crown Prince

Tunisian unions and civil society groups called for protests on Monday against a planned visit by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Tunisia’s presidency has said the de facto Saudi ruler will visit the North African nation for several hours on Tuesday as part of a regional tour, without providing details on the programme. A demonstration is planned for Monday at 5 pm (1600 GMT) in the centre of Tunis, organised by the National Union of Tunisian Journalists and several NGOs and civil society organisations. Other protests — organised by student bodies — are planned for Tuesday morning in Tunis and the city of Sfax. Saudi Arabia has faced intense global criticism over the killing of ins...
Group Berates Atiku over Dubai Meeting
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Group Berates Atiku over Dubai Meeting

Atiku Abubakar The New Agenda for Positive Change, a civil society organisation, has berated the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for reportedly holding a strategy session with over 400 members of his team in Dubai, UAE. The Dubai meeting allegedly had in attendance, Atiku’s running mate, Peter Obi and Senate President Bukola Saraki. Also in the meeting were ex-Ogun Governor, Gbenga Daniel; ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri; Bayelsa East Senator, Ben Bruce; among several others. Reacting, however, the group said that the development was a sad reminder of Atiku’s extravagant lifestyle, elitist mindset to governance which his years out of government had made Nigerians to forget. Raymond Clarke Amuna,...
UAE Approves $16.4bn Budget For 2019
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UAE Approves $16.4bn Budget For 2019

The UAE on Sunday approved a zero-deficit 60.3 billion dirham ($16.4 billion) budget for 2019, up 17 percent from this year’s budget and the largest in the country’s history. According to the state-run WAM news agency, over 40 percent of next year’s budget will go towards community development, 17 percent towards education and 7 percent to healthcare. The UAE’s Vice President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum said the cabinet had also approved a 180 billion dirham budget for the next three years. “Fifty-nine percent of [the three-year budget] will go towards education and social development,” Sheikh Mohammed, also the ruler of Dubai, tweeted on Sunday. “Our budget is without deficit, and next year’s budget will be the largest in the history of the country.” In May, the UAE...
Actress/Producer Namia Roberts Graces ATTENTION Magazines’ Sept Cover
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Actress/Producer Namia Roberts Graces ATTENTION Magazines’ Sept Cover

The September edition of the prominent and prestigious ATTENTION magazine has been unveiled with Actress Namia Roberts on its front cover. The long awaited September publication focused on the  22 year old Nigeria producer and actress who is presently based in Dubai, United Arab Emirate UAE. Actress/Producer Namia Roberts The choice of Namia Roberts to adorn this edition was as a result of her creative contributions and initiatives in film making and distribution. According to the publisher, Actress Namia has proved herself as a young and vibrant icon in the global movie industry. Her recent movie titled “How to marry a billionaire”, was recently nominated for an international award in Europe, which brought her production company, “Promise Luxury Productions” to limelight. The...
Australia Line Up Kuwait For New Coach’s First Game
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Australia Line Up Kuwait For New Coach’s First Game

Australia Monday lined up a friendly against Kuwait in what will be the first game in charge for new Socceroos coach Graham Arnold. Australia senior football team They will meet Romeo Jozak’s side in Kuwait City on October 15 after a short training camp in the United Arab Emirates. Arnold took over after Bert van Marwijk’s temporary role in charge during the World Cup in Russia, where they failed to make it past the group stage for a third consecutive time. “During a recent training camp in Turkey we worked hard to add attacking layers to the strong defensive base the Socceroos had at this year’s World Cup,” Arnold said. “Next month’s camp in the UAE, which will conclude with our friendly against Kuwait, will provide us with the chance to develop our play further and put our n...
Annie Idibia Flaunts Sexy Bikini Body
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Annie Idibia Flaunts Sexy Bikini Body

Annie Idibia is having the time of her life as she vacations with her husband, 2Face Idibia and Dbanj and wife in Dubai. The actress and mom of two showed off her banging body by the beach. She wrote FREEDOM IS LIFE?
Dbanj and wife, Annie and 2face go on baecation in UAE
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Dbanj and wife, Annie and 2face go on baecation in UAE

Singers Dbanj and 2Face are currently on a baecation with their wives, Lineo and Annie, in UAE. The couples are currently staying at the Nurai Island in Abu Dhabi. #Dbanj and his #wife, #Lineo as well as #2face and #Annieidibia, go on a baecation in #uae? A post shared by Don’t Let Spike Spike You ? (@spikenews) on Sep 4, 2018 at 3:37am PDT
Akin Alabi Set For World Tour
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Akin Alabi Set For World Tour

Nairabet CEO and politician, Akin Alabi is set to tour the world with his best selling book ‘Small Business Big Money’. The serial entrepreneur took to social media to break the news to his fans worldwide. He will kick start the tour in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, UAE, Cyprus, USA and UK.
Bisi Onasanya Throws An Expensive Traditional Wedding For His Son, Damilola In Lagos And Dubai
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Bisi Onasanya Throws An Expensive Traditional Wedding For His Son, Damilola In Lagos And Dubai

Damilola, the son of billionaire former banker and property tycoon, Bisi Onasanya, got married last Saturday to Surat Oluwakemi Lawal, the beautiful daughter of Chief Razak Tunde Lawal and Mrs. Florence Irona Lawal in a traditional wedding ceremony that was as extravagant as it was expensive. Bisi, the former MD of First bank, who is now the owner of The Address Homes, has shown that in or out of the banking sector, he is still a man of his people. This much came to the fore during the wedding. He spared no expense to gift his son a befitting wedding. Held at the prestigious Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, the banquet hall, luxurious and expansive on its own, was taken to a new level of extravagance with flower and light decorations covering up the entire space including the ceiling, ...
Akbar al-Baker: Qatar Airways will Report A ‘Very Large Loss’
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Akbar al-Baker: Qatar Airways will Report A ‘Very Large Loss’

Qatar Airways will report a "very large loss" because of a regional political dispute that has slapped restrictions on the airline, its chief executive said on Wednesday. The Qatari airline lost access to 18 cities in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain when those countries imposed a blockade on the country last June, accusing Doha of supporting "terrorism". Qatar denies the charges. "We will announce a very large loss during the current financial year, which ends this month," Akbar al-Baker said, without giving further details. Qatar coup documentary When asked if it was running short of cash, Baker said in an interview with Reuters TV that Qatar Airways may need to call on its state owners for extra funds should the blockade continue. "Not for the fo...
Davido’s Manager & DJ Cuppy Take Romance To Dubai
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Davido’s Manager & DJ Cuppy Take Romance To Dubai

Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy and her reigning beau, Asa Asika have continued to relieve their sizzling romance as they take a vacation in the Middle East.   Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, with her man, Davido’s manager, Asa Asika, are certainly having the time of their lives together in Dubai, UAE.   Cuppy revealed that she and Asa jetted off to Dubai to spend some quality time together – she took to her her Instagram story to share a cute mirror selfie of both enjoying some quality time together as their romance continues to burn like an unlimited oil lamp.   DJ Cuppy was formerly associated romantically with ex-Super Eagles player, Victor Anichebe – an affair which met its end last year.   It’s obvious the beauty has found probably something better...
Libya Mired In Chaos 7 Years Since Muammar Al-Qadhafi Fall
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Libya Mired In Chaos 7 Years Since Muammar Al-Qadhafi Fall

Seven years since a revolution that ended four decades of dictatorship under Moamer Kadhafi, Libyans see no end in sight to the North African nation’s chaotic transition to democracy. A UN-backed unity government has failed to assert its authority across the oil-rich country, which is still grappling with deadly attacks, a struggling economy and a migration crisis. Authorities in the capital Tripoli have planned celebrations on Saturday to mark the seventh anniversary of the start of protests on February 17, 2011 that led to the toppling and killing of Kadhafi. But the festivities come as persistent insecurity and economic woes feed despair, particularly among Libyan youth. Hamdi al-Beshir, 17, said he has been waiting for democracy for seven years. “I can’t wait 42 years li...
Several Injured As Heavy Fog Causes Car Pile Up In Abu Dhabi
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Several Injured As Heavy Fog Causes Car Pile Up In Abu Dhabi

Heavy fog caused a 44-vehicle pile-up in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday morning and it was caught on video by commuters. In the video, commuters are seen leaving their cars and climbing over the barrier to escape as vehicles pile up. Two men are seen running out of the way just before a trailer, which the driver could not control due to the speed it was traveling at, collided into stationary traffic. A man is heard screaming in Arabic and urging others to stay out of the way: "Hello, hello, cars are coming so fast, please stay out of the way, god protect us, god protect us in this heavy fog," The crash happened at 8.08am after Kizad Bridge towards Abu Dhabi as visibility reduced to just a few metres. Twenty-two people were injured in Tuesday's major road accident on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Roa...
Flavours Of Dubai New Hospitality
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Flavours Of Dubai New Hospitality

Dubai continues to surprise and amaze with stunning new attractions and world-class developments opening almost every week. 2017 saw a host of exciting new additions to the city’s must-visit list.   Bulgari Resort Dubai   The newest five-star hotel to join Dubai’s luxury hotel scene is the world’s fifth Bulgari Hotels and Resorts property, and it’s now open at the exclusive seahorse-shaped Jumeirah Bay Island, just off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Road. Bringing elegant Italian style to the Middle East, this private island retreat is the perfect contrast to the city’s skyscraper hotels, boasting a Mediterranean-style design that welcomes guests through the world’s first Bulgari Marina and Yacht Club. The luxury 1.7 million square foot marine complex is framed by lush l...
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Qatar Files UN Complaints As UAE Jets Breach Airspace

Qatar has filed a new complaint with the United Nations, reporting a second violation of its airspace by a United Arab Emirates (UAE) jet in recent weeks. The “military airlift”, which was travelling from the UAE to Bahrain, entered the airspace of Qatar on the morning of January 3 “without prior authorisation”, Qatar’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday. Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani, Qatar’s UN representative, submitted a letter of complaint to Antonio Guterres, the organisation’s secretary-general, in light of UAE’s repeated infringement upon Qatar’s sovereignty, the statement noted. “[The] threat to the safety of its [Qatar’s] borders and territories is evidence of the UAE authorities continuing their approach to violating international law, conventions, cha...
Osinbajo, Family Leave Nigeria
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Osinbajo, Family Leave Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has traveled to the United Arab Emirates, UAE. The VP is currently observing his vacation in what seems to be his very first since May 2015 when the current administration came into power. His spokesperson, Laolu Akande, in a tweet Wednesday, said Osinbajo left the country alongside his wife and children. “VP Osinbajo, his wife & children have been resting abroad on his annual leave. He is expected back in the country this weekend from the UAE,” Akande said. Osinbajo had a busy 2017 while president Muhammadu Buhari was in London for medical treatment. Many Nigerians then hailed him as an “active” acting president.
Norway Suspends Arms Exports To UAE Over War In Yemen
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Norway Suspends Arms Exports To UAE Over War In Yemen

Norway has suspended exports of weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over concerns they could be used in the war in Yemen, the country’s foreign ministry has told Al Jazeera. The Scandinavian country said while there was no evidence Norwegian-made ammunition had been used in the devastating conflict, which is nearing three years, there was a high risk related to the UAE’s military involvement there. The UAE is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels that control the capital Sanaa and much of the country’s north. The coalition launched a massive aerial campaign against the rebels in March 2015, aimed at restoring the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Since then, the UN says more than 60,000 people have been killed or wounded, and an...
Turkey Sends More Troops To Qatar
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Turkey Sends More Troops To Qatar

A new batch of Turkish soldiers have arrived at Turkey’s military base in Qatar as part of a joint defence agreement between the two countries. Qatar’s defence ministry announced on Tuesday the arrival of the fresh reinforcement at the Al Ubeid airbase in the capital, Doha. The group, including soldiers from the Turkish Joint Forced Command, will join Turkish troops already based at the Tariq bin Ziyad military base in southern Doha. The new arrivals will hold training with Qatar’s armed forces to boost joint military capabilities. The first Turkish troop deployment to Qatar was in 2015. Turkey set up a military camp in Qatar, its first such installation in the Middle East, as part of an agreement signed in 2014. The base has a capacity to accommodate up to 5,000 troops. ...