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Police armed with pickaxes and power tools have destroyed a modern artwork by a celebrated British sculptor in the Maldives, after the outgoing president in the tourist haven declared the installation offensive to Islam.
The former head of China’s government-run Buddhist association has been removed as abbot of a Beijing temple following a sexual assault investigation, officials said.
A criminal court in Bangkok on Thursday sentenced a former Thai Buddhist monk who provoked outrage with his lavish lifestyle to 114 years in prison for fraud, money laundering and computer crimes.
A dozen Christian locations in parts of southern Japan where members of the faith were once brutally persecuted were selected for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage list on Saturday.
Shanta Roy, a top Indian artiste is holding an exhibition to showcase tourist sites in the FCT that will promote Yoga in the country.
As crackdown on worship centres in China continues, the ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues in a better way amid increasing restrictions on religious expression of all kinds.
French President Emmanuel Macron went out of his way to win the heart of the Chinese leader on the first day of his state visit on Monday, offering him a horse of the elite French Republican Guard.
A three-year-old girl was anointed the new Kumari of Kathmandu by Hindu priests on Thursday in a ritual that will see her worshipped as a “living goddess” until she reaches puberty.
Nepal Khadhya Bank Ltd. says it is prepared to invest massively in agriculture in the University of Ilorin as part of the country’s efforts to help fight hunger in Nigeria.
The Lagos State Government says it will henceforth fast-track the payment of gratuity and pension to retirees living with terminal diseases.
Miss Nigeria, Anambra State born Chidinma Aaron and graduate of Business Administration from Leeds City University, Ibadan, has declared that she was overwhelmed by her victory at the recently held beauty pageant where she emerged the 42 Miss Nigeria.
Dushku, who was hired to play the love interest of Weatherly’s character on the dramedy inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, filmed three episodes of the show and was supposed to appear in more. However, Dushku was written off the show following her complaints that Weatherly had made inappropriate comments.
Nearly 300 people who were arrested in connection with Cameroon’s anglophone crisis will be released on Friday, a day after being pardoned by President Paul Biya, the defence minister said.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the senate has confirmed that $1.05 billion from Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is not missing.
Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation of Nigeria (SGF), Mahmud Yayale Ahmed, attributes the greed and selfishness of northern elite to the cause of the region’s backwardness despite its abundant human and natural resources
The Senate on Tuesday witnessed a rowdy session as Senators were sharply divided over the report of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes seeking the confirmation of four nominees as members of the Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Four-time champions Senegal defeated Nigeria 2-0 on penalties following a 4-4 stalemate after regulation and extra time.
Buoyed by the ongoing peace initiatives by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governorship candidate of the party in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed confidence that Governor Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with the party and support him to win the governorship election scheduled for March 2019.
Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro says he will not resign despite the N1.4 billion fraud allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission