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Sri Lanka lifts state of emergency as ethnic tensions subside

Sri Lanka's president announced he has lifted the nationwide state of emergency that was imposed after communal clashes resulted in the deaths of three people.

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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Ex-minister’s missed flight stalls Dele Belgore’s money laundering trial

A missed flight by former National Planning Minister Prof Abubakar Suleiman on Monday stalled his trial and that of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mr Dele Belgore (SAN) at the Federal High Court in Lagos.

Police: Nobody died during Egungun festival in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command on Monday said there was no death recorded during the celebration of an annual Egungun festival in Ibadan, the state capital on Sunday.

Expert seeks government’s support to promote financial inclusion

Dr Segun Aina, President, Fintech Association of Nigeria and Africa Fintech Network, has called for more government support to promote financial inclusion.

Tribunal: China harvesting organs from detainees

An independent tribunal sitting in London has concluded that the killing of detainees in China for organ transplants is continuing, and victims include imprisoned followers of the Falun Gong movement.
Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid against Girona FC at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on April 2, 2019. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Barcelona distanced from Antoine Griezmann as club president admits to no transfer talks

Barcelona have held no talks with Antoine Griezmann regarding a move to Camp Nou, claims club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, with there “nothing to announce” when it comes to the Atletico Madrid striker.