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Ex-Super Eagles coach Sampson Siasia explains his love for Mikel Obi

Former Super Eagles handler and ex-international, Samson Siasia, on Thursday said that there was nothing special in his love for the Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi.

Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?

President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were both addressing drug smuggling and immigration across the southern US border.

Honduras roads blocked in protests against election results

Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off Honduras coast

A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake hit off Honduras late Tuesday, triggering tsunami threats and advisories for nearby Caribbean shores, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Israel woos 10 countries on Jerusalem

Israel has started wooing 10 countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem following US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise the city as capital of Israel.

UN Assembly condemns Donald Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

The United Nations general assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in a rare emergency session of the global body.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu hails ‘growing’ support despite UN Jerusalem vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a UN vote on Thursday that rejected a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but expressed satisfaction at the number of countries that didn't vote for the measure.

Pope Francis prays for peace in Honduras

Pope Francis has prayed for Honduras to peacefully overcome its present predicament necessitated by a violent political crisis.

Curfew imposed on Honduras over election protests

Authorities in Honduras have announced a curfew and suspended some constitutional rights to allow security forces to contain protests and unrest over a disputed election.

Opposition candidate leading Honduras presidential poll

Initial results of the Honduran presidential vote released early Monday showed opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla leading current President Juan Orlando Hernandez, after an evening that saw both men declare themselves victorious.

Honduras president tries for contested re-election

Honduras is going into elections on Sunday that, if voter surveys are right, will see current President Juan Orlando Hernandez given a new four-year mandate -- despite a one-term limit in the constitution.

Honduras blames Guatemala for ‘trash islands’

Guatemala is being blamed by Honduras for creating an "environmental disaster" after shocking images revealed a blanket of plastic rubbish engulfing the sea around a Caribbean island.

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou quits after leading team to World Cup

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has resigned from the position less than a week after leading them to their fourth consecutive World Cup.

US ends temporary protected status for 55,000 Haitians

The Haitian community in the US is "shocked" and "speechless" after President Donald Trump's administration announced that it was ending its humanitarian protection for Haiti.

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Russians march for murdered hero Boris Nemtsov ahead of presidential vote

Several thousand Muscovites marched Sunday in frigid temperatures in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down three years ago, a rare sanctioned opposition gathering ahead of next month's presidential vote.

Lagos FA restates commitment to MFM FC’s continental campaign

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TUC urges federal govt to declare state of emergency in power sector

The Trade Union Congress has urged the federal government to declare a state of emergency in power sector.

Flamboyant burials cause of persistent deaths – Cleric

The Parish Priest of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Parish, Egbelu Obube in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, Rev. Fr Jude Ihejieto, has cautioned Christians to stop “celebrating the dead,” attributing the present incessant mortality to flamboyance during burials.

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Former Minister Abba Moro loses wife

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Police in Rivers arrest 20 suspects in five months – CP

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Committee demands more recognition for vigilance groups

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