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Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic Bishop Pietro Shao Zhumin for resisting demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body.

Chinese authorities detain Catholic Bishop Pietro Zhumin

Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic Bishop Pietro Shao Zhumin for resisting demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body.
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China to unveil world’s tallest Confucius statue

The philosophy of Confucius, known as Confucianism, emphasised personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.
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Official: Chinese cultural centre to deepen exchange with Nigeria

The Deputy Director Chinese Cultural Centre, Abuja, Ms Linda Jia Xiaoling, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Centre to deepen cultural exchange with Nigeria.

China sacks varsity don who says Mao Zedong a devil

A Chinese professor, Shi Jiepeng, has been sacked after calling the founder of modern China Mao Zedong a “devil” on social media.

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China donates classroom blocks, others to Lagos school

The Chinese Consulate in Lagos has handed over two blocks of classrooms as well as other items to St. Patrick’s Nursery and Primary School, Idumagbo, in Lagos as part of its corporate social responsibility project and in a bid to foster better ties between Nigeria and China.

Buruji Kashamu now Ogun PDP governorship candidate

Senator Buruji Kashamu has emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Ogun State governorship election following the withdrawal of Adeleke Shittu from the race.

World Prematurity Day: Nigeria ranks 3rd with 800,000 preterm births annually – NAPN

Mrs Olubunmi Lawal, the National President, National Association of Paediatric Nurses (NAPN), on Saturday said Nigeria ranked third with about 800,000 preterm births annually.
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Rugby star Jarryd Hayne ‘arrested after sex assault claims’

High-profile rugby league star Jarryd Hayne was reportedly arrested by Australian police Monday over sex assault allegations, the second incident to be raised against the player.

Unity Bank share price gains 31% on renewed demand by investors

The share price of Unity Bank Plc rose 30.9 per cent last week due to renewed interest in the financial institution by investors.