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Thiago Silva, Angel Di Maria back for Paris Saint-Germain after missing Real Madrid defeat

Thiago Silva and Angel Di Maria were recalled by Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday after coach Unai Emery faced criticism for dropping them for the Champions League tie against Real Madrid.

Air pollution threatens Chinese Lunar New Year

Some regions of China could suffer heavy pollution because of fireworks and unfavourable weather conditions during Lunar New Year celebrations.

China to release 1,300 inmates temporarily for holiday

China Ministry of Justice is to release 1,300 inmates from around 300 prisons across the country for family gatherings during the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, which falls on Friday.

One dead, 12 injured in Beijing knife attack

A man motivated by personal grievances killed a woman and injured 12 others in a knife attack in Beijing Sunday, police said.

China, Nigeria bilateral trade hit N4.97 trillion

The Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos, Mr Chao Xiaoliang, says trade between China and Nigeria in 2017 amounted to about N4.97 trillion (13.78 billion dollars).

Theresa May eyes ‘golden era’ with China as Brexit looms

China and Britain touted their "golden era" of relations on Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May visited Beijing to strengthen her country's global trade links before its contentious divorce with the European Union.

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: Why I’m starting my campaign with the launch of policy statement

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to commence his campaign for the 2019 presidential election with a special address to Nigerians on Monday.
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference after an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

WHO: DR Congo Ebola response efforts resume in Beni after clashes

Efforts to fight a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive eastern Beni region have resumed after a brief suspension following clashes, the World Health Organization said Sunday.

Samuel Ortom: I have forgiven those who wanted to impeach me

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says he has forgiven those who plotted to illegally impeach him as governor.
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Cleric: Use PVCs, not prayers to elect good leaders

Mr Akeem Idoniboye, Lead Pastor, Glorious Destiny Family Church, has advised Nigerians to fully participate in the 2019 polls, vote in servant-leaders and not only pray for good leaders to emerge.
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Abiola Ajimobi: Why Oyo government reconstructed Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State Government has explained its role in the ongoing reconstruction of the façade of the Music House, owned by the Gospel Musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, which was partially demolished in August, this year.