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Bisi Akande: Death is more attractive to me since my wife’s death

A former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande, has said that death has become very attractive to him since the demise of his wife, Omowumi, a year ago and how his children have been celebrating the deceased.

FCT Minister assures support to faith-based organisations

FCT Minister Musa Bello said on Sunday in Abuja that his administration would continue to support the programmes and activities of faith-based organisations.
Chilean priest Oscar Munoz Toledo (L) remains at a courtroom in Rancagua, 80 km south of Santiago, Chile, on July 13, 2018.Prominent Chilean Catholic priest Oscar Munoz, who held senior positions in the archdiocese of Santiago, was detained Thursday over allegations that he sexually abused seven children -- the latest pedophilia scandal to grip the country's church. / AFP PHOTO / CLAUDIO REYES

Another Chilean priest suspended amid pedophilia inquiry

Another Chilean priest has been suspended from his official duties as the archdiocese of Santiago investigates pedophilia allegations against him, in the latest abuse scandal to strike the Chilean church.
Melih Ulueren is the Turkish Ambassador-designate to Nigeria

Turkey explains rationale behind establishment of Maarif Foundation in Nigeria

The Turkish Ambassador-designate to Nigeria, Melih Ulueren, has explained the reason why Turkey is pursing the establishment of the Turkish Maarif Foundation (TMF) in Nigeria.

Official: World Food Programme provides $126m food aid to 16 states

The World Food Programme says it has spent 126 million dollars to provide food aid in various forms, to 1.2 million people, in 16 Northern Nigerian states, since 2017.
8 The children of the Croatian team helped celebrate the team's 2-1 World Cup semifinal win over England by entering the Luzhniki Stadium turf and even playing a game of football on the pitch after the final whistle

In Pictures: Croatia team’s children provide added fun for stadium spectators

Five children, whose ages range between three and six, provided added fun for Croatian fans on Wednesday night at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow after their 2-1 win over England.

Governor Ishaku, others condemn attack on Taraba communities

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has joined other notable voices to condemn the attacks on some villages in Lau Local Government Area of the state which has led to the death of over 42 persons and displacement of over a thousand people.

Court jails 113 Boko Haram members

The special court designated to trial terrorism related cases sitting at the Wawa Military Cantonment in Kainji, Niger State, has sentenced 113 Boko Haram members to jail over their involvement in act of terrorism.
Nigeria Police

Pastor arrested over prophesy on Governor Okorocha’s alleged ritual killings

Chukwuma Okezuo, a pastor of the Assemblies of God Church in Owerri, Imo, has been arrested by the police command for allegedly prophesying against Rochas Okorocha, governor of the state, during a church service.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Malnutrition: Jigawa government begins preparation of local therapeutic food

The Jigawa State Government has commenced local preparation of Ready-To-Use-Therapeutic-Food to fight malnutrition among children in the state.

2019: Labour Party chairman speaks on alliance with R-APC, PDP, others

The National Chairman, Labour Party, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, on Tuesday, said coming together of political parties to form coalition ahead of 2019 elections would not render smaller ones useless.
Guaranty Trust Bank plc, will hold the 8th edition of its Annual Autism Conference on Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos

GTBank rallies support for children with Autism

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, will hold the 8th edition of its Annual Autism Conference on Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos.

45-year-old man arrested for defiling 11-year-old girl

Idowu, who reported that she sent her daughter on errand at about 7:30pm on June 5, 2018, said the girl who returned from the errand very late to complain that she was lured by Asinde with N100 note into his apartment where he forcefully had carnal knowledge of her.
The trapped Thailand boys

President Buhari hails Thailand cave rescue

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commended the Government of Thailand and international volunteers in the current efforts to rescue 12 children and their coach trapped in a cave for more than two weeks.

Buba Galadima: I was locked up 38 times because of President Buhari

Alhaji Buba Galadima, the National Chairman of Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), has revealed what he went through because of President Muhammadu Buhari.

NAOWA decries increase of widows in barracks

The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), 2 Brigade Chapter, on Saturday decried the increase in the number of widows in the barracks.

NAOWA distributes food items, others to IDPs in Borno

Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) on Saturday distributed food items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

Hadiza Masari: Fight against drug abuse my next target

Following the dangerous new trend in drug abuse and trafficking among women and girls across Katsina State, the wife of the state governor, Hajiya Hadiza Bello Masari, yesterday, declared her ambition to collaborate with traditional rulers, individuals and groups to tame the menace.

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Samson Itodo

Ekiti guber: YAIGA Africa insists INEC result correct

Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
Aliyu Gusau

PTDF extends scholarship programme to China, others

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to begin oil palm bio-diesel project in Cross River

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry quits as Sky pundit to focus on ambition of being a manager

Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".

Vendors: Drop in Newspaper sales is affecting our livelihood

Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.