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James Bond director Lewis Gilbert passes on at 97

British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert has died at the age of 97, James Bond producers said of the director famed for his work on three 007 movies.

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CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
Algerians shout slogans and raise signs and national flags as they protest outside the city hall in the northern coastal city of Oran, about 410 kilometres west of the capital Algiers, on March 1, 2019, during a rally against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power. The demonstrations came a week after tens of thousands of people rallied in the North African state against 82-year-old Bouteflika’s decision to stand in the April 18 election.AFP

Algerian police ‘detain top businessmen’ close to ousted President Bouteflika

Five of Algeria's richest businessmen, some seen as close to ousted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have been detained by police, state TV reports.
Kelechi Nwakali signs for FC Porto

Official: NFF helping Kelechi Nwakali sort visa issue

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it is working hard to secure the visa that will enable stranded youth international Kelechi Nwakali to return to Portugal.

Hunger compels children in Bauchi IDP camp feed on onion leaves

Intense hunger as a result of the inadequacy of food items in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the outskirts of Bauchi, has forced adolescent children to feed on onion leaves for survival.

NUGA to hold trials for world university games at Obafemi Awolowo university

The Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) says trials for selection of athletes for the 30th World University Games, would hold at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.