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Funmi Falana

Funmi Falana laments rising cases of violence against women

The Founder of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), Mrs. Funmi Falana, at the weekend lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape of women in the country had been on the increase.
Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.

Twenty-eight people injured in Lisbon tram crash

Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.

Baby recovers from Ebola in DR Congo outbreak

They call her the "young miracle". A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.
Etannibi Alemika

Etannibi Alemika: Corrupt leaders planning to enslave Nigerians

A member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Etannibi Alemika, says corrupt leaders are preparing their children to take over their positions with a view to continuing to enslave other Nigerians.

Diarrhoea: Paediatrician advises mothers against giving babies wrong medication

A Paediatrician, Dr Jibike Ikuerowo, on Thursday advised mothers whose babies suffered from diarrhoea, to give their children proper medication instead of resorting to teething mixture.

13-year-old boy drowns in Kano pond

A 13-year-old boy, Dayyabu Salisu, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Mariri Yankatsari village in the Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State.

Father strangles four children, commits suicide in Rivers

A 35-year-old man, identified as Achibong Patrick, has strangled his four children and killed himself in Rivers State.

Controller: Nigeria’s prisons not punitive but correctional centres

Lagos State Controller of Prison, Mr Tunde Ladipo, on Tuesday said that Nigeria prisons were no longer a punishment institution rather a reformative and correctional centre

Zenith Bank pledges support for children, youths development

Zenith Bank has reiterated its commitment in supporting children and youths to positively engage technology in setting goals and having the goals met.
Subomi Balogun

Olasubomi Balogun: Education, critical driver of economic development

The founder of the FCMB Group, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, has described education as one of the critical drivers of development of any society.

2019: CAN meets Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others warns desperate politicians

The Christian Association of Nigeria has advised Nigerians against voting for any desperate presidential candidate in 2019.

EFCC raids residence of Atiku Abubakar, Theodore Orji’s sons

EFCC operatives on Saturday searched an apartment in a building occupied sons of PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and ex-Abia Governor Theodore Orji

I‘ll kill my husband if the court refuses to dissolve our marriage – Wife...

House wife tells the customary court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, that if the court failed to dissolve her marriage to her husband, she might end up killing him
Amnesty International

Amnesty asks ICC to probe Boko Haram conflict atrocities

Amnesty International asks the International Criminal Court to start full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing Nigeria of failing to bring those responsible to justice

UN: 466 billion migrants’ remittances triple global development aid in 2017

UN statistics indicate that migrants from developing countries sent home 466 billion dollars in 2017, tripling the amount sent globally for development aid
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: Africa must unite against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: Over 900,000 children suffering from malnutrition in Nigeria’s Northeast

UNICEF says severe acute malnutrition affecting over 900,000 children in three northeastern states affected by Boko Haram insurgency
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on December 9, 2018. – Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK’s Theresa May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held

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Chris Smalling

Chris Smalling signs new Manchester United contract

The contract of the 29-year-old defender was due to expire at the end of this season.
Christian Gentner

Stuttgart captain Christian Gentner’s father dies in stadium after Bundesliga game

The father of Stuttgart captain Christian Gentner died in the stadium after the Bundesliga side's 2-1 win over Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Labaran Maku: Goodluck Jonathan remains my leader forever

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Nassarawa State, Honourable Labaran Maku, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan remained his Leader forever.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Photo by Handout - TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE - AFP)

North Cyprus journalist takes on Turkey’s Recep Erdogan

Jail time, angry mobs and assassination attempts — editor Sener Levent has paid a price for challenging Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and authorities in breakaway northern Cyprus through his tiny newspaper.
Bernard Ogbe

Bernard Ogbe: Poor referee decisions cost Tornadoes a place in the final

Following his side’s semi-final lost to Wikki Tourists of Bauchi at the 2018 Ahlan pre-season tour, Niger Tornadoes head coach, Bernard Ogbe, feels his side was hard done by poor decisions from the match officials.