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A lawyer says there was no doctor on hand when Anucha Tasako was fighting in a Bangkok suburb.

Outrage as 13-year-old Thai boxer die in ring

Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art.
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Prince Charles hosts Nigerian fashion designers

Ahead of his West African tour, Prince Charles hosted a reception for British-West African creatives including two Nigerian fashion designers.

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Ortom calls for greater patriotism

As Muslims all over the world mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has admonished Islamic faithful in particular to commit themselves to the Holy Prophet’s injunctions of piety, honesty and charity to the less privileged.

100 golfers set for NHF charity tourney

About 100 professional and amateur golfers will battle for honours in this year’s edition of the Nigerian Heart Foundation Charity Golf tournament.
An Indian nun (C) with Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity hides her face as she sits outside a court under police protection before a hearing on child trafficking charges in Ranchi, in India's eastern Jharkhand state, on July 5, 2018. A nun and a staff member at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in eastern India were arrested July 5 for allegedly selling babies born to unwed mothers, police said. The pair were arrested from the grounds of the charity founded by the Nobel Laureate in Jharkhand on charges of child trafficking, police in the state capital Ranchi said./ AFP PHOTO / -

Mother Teresa charity shocked after India babies ‘sold’

An Indian charity founded by Mother Teresa expressed outrage and regret Friday after a nun and an employee were arrested for allegedly selling infants for adoption for potentially thousands of dollars.

US felicitates with Muslims on Eid-el-Fitr

The U.S. Government has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration on Friday, which marks the end of the Ramadan fast.

Ramadan: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakr urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for unity in the country.

President Buhari greets Muslims on Ramadan fast

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent best wishes to Muslims in Nigeria and across the world as they commence the 30-day Ramadan fast.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria’s problems not linked to religion, ethnicity

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pointed out that the problems bedevilling Nigeria have no ethnic or religious colourations.

Nwankwo Kanu to feature for Arsenal against Real Madrid

Ex-Nigeria skipper Nwankwo Kanu is expected to be named in an all star cast of former Arsenal players versus legendary players of Spanish giants Real Madrid.

2019: Catholic Bishop warns Nigerians against selling their voter’s cards

Most Reverend Akin Oyejola, Catholic Bishop of Osogbo Diocese, has warned Nigerians against selling their voter’s cards, describing it as mortal sin against God and humanity.

Senator Dino Melaye urges federal govt to end fuel scarcity

The Senator representing Kogi West in the Senate, Dino Melaye, has urged the Federal Government to immediately end the current biting fuel scarcity in the country in order to put a stop to the “untoward hardship” being faced by Nigerians in this festive period.

Governor Wike tasks African beauty queens on good conduct

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the 54 contestants of the Miss University Africa to serve as ambassadors and promote the state as a centre of peace, development, unity and sustained growth.

Zambia striker Alex N’gonga’s family home attacked for failing to score against Super Eagles

Power Dynamos striker Alex N’gonga’s family home in Chimwemwe Township in Kitwe has been attacked by thugs following Zambia’s 1-0 loss to Nigeria in a decisive 2018 World Cup qualifier.

SERAP gives Obaseki 14 days ultimatum to pay 42 months pension arrears

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to pay pensioners in the state their outstanding entitlements within the next 14 days or face legal action.

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Presidency: There’ll be no ‘Obi-tuary’ for TraderMoni

Lauretta Onochie, special assistant to the president on social media, has lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for his commitment towards the TraderMoni scheme, officially called Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP).
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Edo government announces bid for 2020 National Sports Festival

The Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, who made the announcement at a press conference in Edo Government House, Benin, said the state was poised to re-enact its prominence in sports.

ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.

Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).