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Egypt reopens ancient library at St. Catherine Monastery

Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library that holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.

Burna Boy in SARS cell with other robbery suspects

Hip hop musician, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, is currently cooling his heels in the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Command.

Over 3,000 horse-riders take part in Kaduna centenary celebrations

More than 3,000 colourfully decorated horses and camels from Northern royalty were used today for the grand durbar to mark the Kaduna centenary celebration.

My 30 days ordeal in kidnappers’ den – Osayomore Joseph

Edo based musician, Osayomore Joseph, who was recently freed by kidnappers, has narrated his experience and said he paid a huge ransom.

“One Lagos Fiesta” to splash cash on talented youngsters

Lagos State Government pledged to give out cash prizes to talented youths in the areas of music, dance and comedy at the forthcoming “One Lagos Fiesta” scheduled to hold from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1, 2018.

Professor Johnbull condemns ‘staff’ mentality by security agents

Billed for airing at 8.30 p.m. on Tuesday on NTA Network, NTA International on DSTV Chanel 251 and NTA on StarTimes, the new episode of the Series is entitled Staff and Award, and is a lampoon of the overbearing attitude of some people in uniform, irrespective of the agency he or she represents.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to marry May 19

Britain’s Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle near London, Kensington Palace said on Friday.

With new album, Eminem finds political voice

Just how much has America changed since Donald Trump's election? Eminem, knee-deep in controversy a generation ago for misogyny and homophobia, is back as a self-styled moral conscience.

‘Bully’ Harvey Weinstein smeared actresses – Peter Jackson

Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson on Friday accused Harvey Weinstein of orchestrating a smear campaign decades ago against actresses who have since come forward to accuse the disgraced producer of sexual harassment.

Fuji musician Wasiu Ayinde Marshal pays tribute to late daughter

Popular fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, also known as K1, has paid glowing tribute to his daughter, Wasilat, who died in Canada on Tuesday.

Women accuse rap mogul Russell Simmons of rape

At least three women say that they were raped by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, who recently left his business empire following abuse allegations, The New York Times reported Wednesday.

Lagos diverts traffic for Olamide’s OLIC concert

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the diversion of traffic for the hip-hop singer, Olamide’s annual Olamide Live in Concert fourth edition.

Gani Adams tasks Yoruba on cultural promotion

The Aare Ona Kakanfo-designate of Yorubaland, Dr. Gani Adams, has called on Yoruba people to promote their cultural heritage in all ways possible saying it is the only unique identity they have as a race.

Princes William and Harry play Stormtroopers in new ‘Star Wars’ film

Princes William and Harry have a cameo appearance as Stormtroopers in the latest “Star Wars” film, it was revealed late Tuesday, as they attended the European premiere in London.

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Reigning champions Juventus stormed back into second place in the Serie A table, while AC Milan's imploding season took another turn for the worse.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa in tight spot over picking deputies – report

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Order monthly inspection of police stations – Femi Falana tells Lagos CJ

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Manchester City’s record run unfairly overshadowing Chelsea form – Antonio Conte

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Boko Haram has killed more Muslims than Christians – ex-Minister Sarafa Tunji

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NGO urges more sensitisation on polio vaccination

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), an NGO, has called for more sensitisation and education of the public, especially parents on importance of immunisation of children against polio.

Yuletide: FRSC reassures Ebonyi road users of safety

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has reassured motorists and other road users on the commitment of the corps to ensure safety and security of all road users during the Yuletide.