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The world has gone in reverse – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world, in the past year, has gone in reverse as peace remains elusive.

Mainz condemn racial abuse of Leon Balogun, Anthony Ujah by Hannover fans

German Bundesliga club FSV Mainz have condemned in strong terms the alleged racial abuse on Nigerian duo, Leon Balogun and Anthony Ujah, during Saturday’s away fixture against Hannover 96 at HDI arena.

South Africa summons US embassy official over Donald Trump ‘shithole’ remark

South Africa has summoned a top U.S. Embassy official for a Monday meeting over President Donald Trump’s alleged remarks that African nations are “shithole countries.”

Spartak Moscow condemned by anti-racism groups after offensive tweet

Spartak Moscow have been condemned after an offensive social media message was posted on the club's official Twitter account.

‘Africa is no shithole’: outrage over Donald Trump remark

Africans reacted angrily Friday after Donald Trump reportedly referred to their nations as "shithole countries", with many lashing the US president for racism and ignorance.

Donald Trump blasts African nations using vulgar language

President Donald Trump has questioned why the U.S. would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries,” according to two sources familiar with the comments.

Legacy of President Wilson’s racism clouds UN rights office

How do you condemn racism on behalf of the global community while sitting in a building named after a racist?

Trevor Sinclair sentenced after admitting abusing police officer, drink-driving

Former England player Trevor Sinclair has been sentenced to 150 hours of community service for racially aggravated harassment and given a 20-month ban for drink-driving.

Standard Liege’s Uche Agbo makes obscene gestures because of racism

Nigeria and Standard Liege’s Uche Agbo has explained his lewd actions towards fans in Belgium when he was sent off this past Wednesday in their 2-1 loss to KV Kortrijk.

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan seeks to mend strained ties with Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he wants to mend strained ties with several European nations, saying Turkey is forced to "decrease the number of enemies and increase friends."

Police make arrest over hate crime against Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling

Police investigating allegations Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling was the subject of a hate crime have arrested a man.

Nigeria denounces discrimination, hatred in any form

Nigeria restated its commitment to work with all States that share its ideal of a world free of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

US lawmakers deny Democrat’s bid to impeach Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected a congressman’s motion Wednesday to impeach President Trump, as Democratic Party leaders argued that now was not the time to pursue the effort.

Pope to meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Pope Francis will meet Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar in Dhaka when he visits the Bangladeshi capital next week, a Vatican spokesman said Wednesday.

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Nigeria Police train 147 officers on counter terrorism

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said on Friday that 147 officers of the Nigeria Police Force and sister security agencies in Zone 5, have been trained to counter terrorism.

Student sentenced to prison for cheating

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday sentenced a 27-year-old student, Aonover Iorwuese, to four months imprisonment for cheating.

Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says he can govern from Belgium

Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont, who was sacked by Madrid over his attempt to break from Spain, said Friday he can govern the region from Belgium where he is in self-exile as he eyes a comeback after scoring big in elections.

Manchester United, Arsenal continue talk on Alexis Sanchez, Henrikh Mkhitaryan swap

Agreement is yet to be reached between all parties in the deal, including some of the representatives attached to it.

Bournemouth’s Harry Arter, Benik Afobe not for sale – Eddie Howe

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says Harry Arter and Benik Afobe are not for sale in the January transfer window.

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Leave politics for politicians – Presidency tells CAN scribe

The Presidency on Tuesday advised the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Musa Asake, to stick to his religious duties and leave politics for politicians.

Bauchi revolving fund recorded N200m profit in 2017

The Bauchi State Drugs and Medical Consumable Management Agency (DMMA) recorded N200 million turnovers on its 2017 Drugs Revolving Fund (DRF) scheme, as against the N100 million profit recorded in 2016.

CHAN: Super Eagles held by Rwanda’s Amavubi in Tangiers

The home-based Super Eagles failed to claim a win as they were held 0-0 by Rwanda in their opening match of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Monday.

55 Nigerians stole N1.3 trillion in seven years – Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), and Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State have decried endemic corruption in the country.

‘Non-indigenes’ urge Governor Wike to declare for second term

Some people who claimed to non-indigenes living and doing business in Rivers State on Wednesday endorsed the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, for a second term.