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Muhammadu Buhari: Don’t see 2019 elections as declaration of war

President Muhamadu Buhari has urged politicians not to see the 2019 general election as a declaration of war.

Gotv Boxing Night 15: Ridwan Oyekola knocks out Price Nwoye, wins N1 million Best...

Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola emerged the best boxer of the GOtv Boxing Night 15 when he defeated Price ‘Lion’ Nwoye by a unanimous decision in their national lightweight bout.

Yoruba actress Motunrayo Adeoye passes on in Ibadan

According to reports, the talented actress died yesterday morning after battling chronic ulcer for many years and she will be buried today at her residence located at Akobo Ojurin, Ibadan, Oyo State, today according to Islamic rite.

In Pictures: Omoyele Sowore takes #TakeItBack campaign to Alafin Palace

Mr. Omoyele Sowore continued his bid to sell his 2019 presidential ambition to all segments and stakeholders of the Nigerian society earlier in the week with a visit to one of the most revered monarchs in Yorubaland, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alafin of Oyo.

Kidnapped monarchs didn’t pass through mandatory rituals – Don

A lecturer at the University of Ibadan, Dr Obafemi Jegede, says nobody can kidnap a traditional ruler who performs his mandatory traditional rituals before getting to the throne.

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Nintendo has denied reports that it’s planning to announce a new Nintendo Switch console at this year’s E3 in June, reports Bloomberg.

Nintendo denies rumors of a new Switch coming at E3

“As a general rule, we’re always working on new hardware and we will announce it when we are able to sell it,” the company’s CEO Shuntaro Furukawa said during today’s earnings call, “but we have no plans to announce that at this year’s E3 in June.” The big E3 gaming event is scheduled to begin on June 11th.
FILE PHOTO- A Norwegian Air Boeing 737-800 is seen during the presentation of Norwegian Air first low cost transatlantic flight service from Argentina at Ezeiza airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 8, 2018. REUTERS-Marcos Brindicci-File Photo

Norwegian losses deepen as 737 MAX grounding adds to problems

Troubled low-cost airline Norwegian said Thursday its net losses deepened in the first quarter of the year as the grounding of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft could cost it $58 million.
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Four NEMA staff kidnapped in Rivers

Four senior staff of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have been kidnapped by gunmen while another was shot on Tuesday evening in Rivers State.
Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.

Suicide bomb attacks: Officials arrest 16 more suspects in Sri Lanka

Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359 lives, officials said on Thursday.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba

Manu Garba: Bigger Guinea U17 players intimidated my boys

After missing out on the U17 Africa Cup of Nations final, Nigeria U17 coach Manu Garba has praised his players, stating that they played ‘gallantly’ in the face of ‘bigger’ Guinea U17 boys.