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At least 143 people have died and thousands have fled their homes as monsoon floods swept across Nepal and India, officials said Monday, warning the toll could rise as the extent of the damage becomes clear.
Japan’s Ryota Murata beat champion Hassan N’Dam by technical knockout Sunday to capture the World Boxing Association middleweight title.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday demanded that Iranian “militias” leave Iraq at a press conference in Riyadh, where the US diplomat is holding talks with top Gulf officials.
Former Governor of the old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said that Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State was eminently qualified to contest the 2019 presidential election, just as the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has also praised courage of Governor Fayose as a strong opposition putting the federal government on its toes.
Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) has recorded N8.2 billion group profit after tax, on the strength of an “improved and sustained production capacity” in their power operations.
George Weah, retired footballer, on Sunday visited the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos, to seek the support of TB Joshua, founder of the church, in his bid to lead Liberia.
The engaging story of Olaudah Equiano, the Igbo slave man, who played a leading role in the abolition of slave trade after becoming free 270 years ago, dominated searches on Google this week.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday in Awka said a total of 2,158,171 eligible voters registered for the Permanent Voters Card (PVC), ahead of the November 18 gubernatorial election.
Dr Suraj Abdulkarim, Programme Manager, Gombe State Agency for the Control of HIV and AIDS (GOMSACA), says 50 per cent of people in the state do not know their status.
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a stern warning to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct 18), saying that Beijing has the will and power to thwart any attempts at independence.
Matthew Page, former United States intelligence community’s top expert on Nigeria, has said that the U.S. and the United Kingdom are the biggest recipients of funds looted from Nigeria.