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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala eyes World Bank president Post

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has made her intentions of vying for the post of World Bank’s President known.
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CNN founder Ted Turner battling brain disease

The cable news network founder Ted Turner, in a yet-to-be-aired interview with CBS, revealed that he was suffering from a brain disease known as Lewy body dementia.
Nigeria's forward Ahmed Musa (R) scores a goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. Philippe DESMAZES | AFP

CNN Sports nominates Nigeria’s first goal best

American Cable News Network (CNN) Sports has nominated Super Eagles Forward Ahmed Musa’s first goal against Iceland as one of the best scored in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Glo-sponsored ‘African Voices’ showcases ace photographers

Cable News Network (CNN) International this week showcases the behind the scene activities of a couple of ace photographers of African descent on its magazine programme, African Voices.

Don’t be in a hurry to travel out – Pastor tells Nigerians

The founder and the General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Bro Joshua Iginla, has joined his voice to the widespread condemnation greeting the alleged killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country, describing it as man’s wickedness against another.

World Cup: Belief, mental strength will make Super Eagles soar – Amaju Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, is confident that mental strength, self –belief and youthfulness will serve the Super Eagles well at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next year summer.

Governor Obaseki condemns modern-day slavery in Libya, reiterates promises to returnees

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has decried the reported sale of persons into modern-day slavery in Libya, describing the incident as a “desecration of the sanctity of humanity.”

Police TV goes live Nov 28, to poach workers from CNN, BBC

The proposed Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) would hit the Air Waves nationwide beginning from November 28 2017.

Buhari’s health challenge and foreign media hypocrisy

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been out of the country for the past 100 days, attending to his health issues in London, United Kingdom

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Security forces inspect St. Anthony's Shrine. Three of the explosions took place in Catholic churches, while three others were reported in the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La hotels. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

UNICEF: At least 45 children killed in Sri Lanka attacks

At least 45 children were among the more than 320 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday.

Man remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded a 55-year-old man, Mu’azu Isah, in prison custody for allegedly raping his 12-year-old stepdaughter.
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Grieving relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

Sri Lanka buried more of its dead on Tuesday from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country’s worst violence in a decade.
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Bytedance: India TikTok ban causing $500,000 daily loss

India’s ban on popular Chinese video app TikTok is resulting in “financial losses” of up to 500,000 dollars a day for its developer, Beijing Bytedance Technology Co. and has put more than 250 jobs at risk, the company said in a court filing seen by Reuters.
After the serial blasts on Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka is observing national mourning on Tuesday, a decision taken during a meeting of the National Security Council chaired by President Sirisena.

Local extremist group part of global terror network – Sri Lankan premier

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.