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Cleric: Don’t kill deformed animals for Sallah

A Muslim Cleric, Jimoh Abdulwahab, has advised against slaughtering deformed animals for Sallah.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

Man loses wife in gamble, asks friends to gang rape her

The incident took place in Jaunpur district and after the incident; the victim went to court when the police refused to take action on her complaint. Following a court order, an FIR has been registered in Jaffarabad police station in Jaunpur district.
Hua Chunying, spokeswoman of China's Foreign Ministry, speaks at a regular news conference in Beijing, China, January 6, 2016. China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing did not have advance knowledge of North Korea's test of a miniaturized hydrogen nuclear device, adding that it firmly opposes Pyongyang's action. REUTERS/Jason Lee

China vows tit-for-tat tariffs against US products

The Chinese authorities have announced that they will take countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with the introduction of additional duties on Chinese goods.

Medical doctor counsels hypertensive patients on things to avoid

A medical doctor, Adekunle Adedeji, on Thursday warned that excess consumption of tobacco, alcohol, sugar, salt and sauce could increase blood pressure, a condition known as hypertension.
A couple stroll down Lakeshore Drive along the shore of Lake Pontchartrain after it was flooded in the wake of Hurricane Barry on July 13, 2019 in Mandeville, Louisiana. Scott Olson - Getty Images

Possible killer heat wave imminent in US – weather agency

The United States National Weather Service has warned of a possible killer heat wave across parts of the country starting from Wednesday through the weekend.

General Okulate, others express concerns over post-war disorders

Military officers and experts have advised the Federal Government, the military authority and communities affected by the current Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast to curtail the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) that will follow the war.

Kaspersky: Nigeria children spend more time on video sites

Children in Nigeria spend more time than others in over 10 countries watching videos and listening to music online, the latest report by a global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, has shown.
Popular afro-pop singer, Innocent Udeme Udofot a.k.a Mc Galaxy, who became even more popular with a controversial nude live video with actress, Etinosa Idemudia, on his Instagram page few months back, has admitted that the video was planned.

Mc Galaxy: The nude video with Etinosa was planned

Popular afro-pop singer, Innocent Udeme Udofot a.k.a Mc Galaxy who became even more popular with a controversial nude live video with actress, Etinosa Idemudia, on his Instagram page few months back, has admitted that the video was planned.

NGO: Why expectant mothers must avoid hard drugs

Vanguard Against Drug Abuse (VGADA), an NGO, says intake of hard drugs and alcohol by expectant mothers increases the risk of birth defect.
Jay Z attends basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Dec. 7, 2016 in Los Angeles. Noel Vasquez-Getty Images

Jay-Z becomes first hip-hop billionaire

Music Mogul Jay–Z is now, according to a new Forbes magazine, making him the first rapper to amass a fortune in the ten-figure range.
Tiger Woods and Erica Herman

Tiger Woods, girlfriend named in wrongful death suit

Tiger Woods, restaurant manager Erica Herman, who is Woods’ girlfriend, and The Woods restaurant in Jupiter, Florida, are being sued for the wrongful death of an employee, who after working a shift in December drank alcohol at the restaurant before being killed in a car crash.

Tiger Woods sued over death of drunk bartender

Tiger Woods has been sued by parents of a bartender at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being over-served alcohol.
Investigators received a tip-off that someone was making and selling guns illegally. KABC

Over 1,000 guns found in Los Angeles mansion raid

Police and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) seized the haul at a home in Holmby Hills after they received an anonymous tip-off.

English FA scraps champagne celebrations from Cup finals

The English FA has scrapped Champagne from its cup final celebrations out of respect for the religious beliefs of some footballers, the UK Mirror reports.
Nigeria Police

Group: Armed policemen should undergo psychiatric test

A NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, has reiterated the call for armed policemen to be subjected to psychiatric test “to save Nigerians from their unusual brutality.”

Nigerian on trial for bootlegging in Dubai, two others at large

The trial of a 25-year-old Nigerian will resume on 29 April in Dubai, after he was arrested for stealing a car’s number plate, resisting arrest and bootlegging, the offence of possessing alcohol without a licence.

Even one alcoholic drink a day can increase risk of stroke – study

A new study has shown that even light-to-moderate consumption of alcoholic drink increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke.
Zainab Ahmed

FG to review alcohol taxes after companies struggle to make profit

The federal government says it is carrying out a review of the excise duties imposed on wines and spirits.

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Wilfried Ndidi is mobbed by his Leicester teammates after equalising with a second-half header. Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images

Wilfred Ndidi: Leicester City should have defeated Chelsea

Wilfred Ndidi believes Leicester City should have claimed the three points against Chelsea in their Premier League game on Sunday.
The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor visits Kwami council secretariat, meets only revenue officer

The governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, on Mondy paid an unscheduled visit to Kwami Local Government Area secretariat located in Mallam Sidi area of the state.
Uli Hoeness

Uli Hoeness confirms he will step down as Bayern Munich president

Uli Hoeness has confirmed he is stepping down as president of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and will not stand for re-election in November.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.

Ashley Cole: No need for Chelsea to panic yet

There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
(Files) The leadership of the Joint Action Committee of NASU and SSANU at a meeting on September 6, 2017 in Abuja.

NASU, SSANU commence warning strike

Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.