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Bafta Film Awards

The Favourite is the biggest winner at BAFTA 2019

‘The Favourite’ was the biggest winner at the 72nd edition of the British Film Academy Awards that held on Sunday night.

Filipina domestic worker executed in Saudi Arabia

The 39-year-old was put to death on Tuesday and her family was notified the following day, said Elmer Cato from the Philippines department of foreign affairs.
Bafta Film Awards

‘The Favourite’ lands 12 Bafta Film Awards nominations

‘The Favourite’ leads the nominations for the 2019 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.

SERAP drags INEC to court over failure to prosecute Ekiti vote buyers

The organisation is also seeking an order compelling INEC and its chairman to prosecute anyone suspected to be involved and/or complicit in the alleged vote buying during the elections in Ekiti State, Anambra State, Edo State and Ondo State.

Iran hangs man for rape, murder of six-year-old girl

Iran on Thursday hanged a man convicted of raping and killing a six-year-old Afghan girl in a case that has shocked the nation, local media reported.

Mauritania strengthens blasphemy law after blogger case

Mauritania has moved to strengthen a law criminalising apostasy and blasphemy, after a court in the West African nation ordered the release of a local blogger who faced the death penalty for allegedly criticising the Prophet Muhammad.

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Kwara polytechnic staff, students threaten protest over rector’s appointment

Staff and students of Kwara Polytechnic have threatened to stage a peaceful protest over the appointment of a new rector by the outgoing administration in the state.
NSCDC

Two men arrested over vehicle papers forgery in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Borno Command, on Sunday said it arrested two men suspected to be involved in producing fake vehicle documents.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed joy over the launch of the Microsoft Africa Development Centre in Lagos.

Microsoft Africa development centre excites Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed joy over the launch of the Microsoft Africa Development Centre in Lagos.

Coaches salaries: Why sponsors are withholding funds – NFF

Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, officials have blamed its failure to settle coaches’ salary on the seeming unwillingness by sponsors to commit resources to the federation, because of negative reports and interference from government.