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UN warns of ‘breaking point’ humanitarian situation in DR Congo

The UN has decried the dire humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) saying the world could not stand idle as millions in the crisis-torn country ‘suffer in silence’.

NCC to extend unused data roll over to 14 days

Following complaints, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to extend the grace period of unused data roll over to 14 days

PDP convention: The aftermath

The election that took place was another night of the long knives. After the macheting, the ego slaying, the marching out, and the intrigues of Caesarian flavour, the PDP was left in a worse state than it had been. It was sad. It was disappointing. It was a big let down.

Is another revolution imminent in the Nigerian church?

The tithe debate kick-started by the radio presenter known as Daddy Freeze is causing ripples in the Nigerian church. It has done one big thing among Christians: It has reduced the fear that has enveloped Christians for decades – the fear ingrained in them not to question whatever is said by the spiritual leaders – for fear of incurring the wrath of God.

Pentagon approves Qatari F-15 fighter jet support deal

The US state department has approved a deal for the support progamme of Qatar's F-15 fighter aircraft at an estimated cost of $1.1bn.

Africa’s child population to grow by 170 million in 2030 – UN

Africa’s child population is projected to increase by 170 million by 2030, UNICEF said in a report released on Thursday.

EU offers $124m in humanitarian aid for Sudan

The European Commission on Monday announced a $124 million aid package for Sudan, saying about 4.8 million people needed urgent humanitarian assistance in the country.

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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.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan agrees to join Arsenal in Alexis Sanchez swap

Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez going in the opposite direction in a straight swap.

Pep Guardiola salutes ‘outstanding’ Manchester City

Pep Guardiola hailed Manchester City's 'outstanding' work to break down a stubborn Newcastle United side and win 3-1 on Saturday.

Alex Iwobi wants more consistency from Arsenal

After putting his name on the score-sheet in Arsenal’s dismantling of Crystal Palace yesterday in their English Premier League match, Alex Iwobi has called for more consistency from the Gunners.

Alex Iwobi on target in Arsenal’s demolition of Crystal Palace

Alex Iwobi got his name on the scoresheet in Arsenal’s 4- 1 victory over Crystal Palace in Saturday’s English Premier League encounter.

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Landmark Brexit bill set to clear parliamentary hurdle

British MPs are set to give the green light Wednesday to a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through parliament has dealt damaging defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May, but it faces further opposition from the upper house.

We won’t establish more tertiary institutions in Delta – Governor Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Tuesday, said his administration would not embark on the establishment of more tertiary institutions, but would strengthen the existing ones to improve the standard of education in the state.

We fear Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane – Tunisia coach

Tunisia’s national coach said Monday he will fear England’s Raheem Sterling more than Harry Kane, when the two countries play against each other in the World Cup finals this year.

Archbishop Kaigama urges federal govt to invest in farming, cattle rearing

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has advised the Federal Government to support farmers and herders with incentives as a way of addressing the continuous clashes between them in some parts of the country.

DPR, IPMAN bicker over fuel scarcity in Niger

Alhaji Abdulllahi Sarkin Turki Namina, the managing director of El-Shabab Nigeria Limited, has faulted the decision of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to deny independent marketers the right to partake in the sale of petroleum products in Niger State.