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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million in New York on Wednesday, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie’s said.
The last Leonardo Da Vinci painting dating from around 1500, “Salvator Mundi” — which depicts Jesus Christ as the world’s saviour, will go under the hammer next month in New York.
Barely four days to the commencement of the general election, defecting members of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State have adopted the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, for the election.
Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, is eager to reap bountifully from his rising profile in the transfer market, and his current negotiation for a new contract at Old Trafford is heading making him the world highest-paid goalkeeper.
The APC Presidential Campaign Council has said that only the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) can say whether the rescheduled Presidential election will go ahead as scheduled, saying the APC were ready for the election.
Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.
Anorthosis Famagusta have confirmed they will appeal against a nine-point deduction imposed by the Cyprus Football Association (CFA) for fielding Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho earlier this month.
Passengers travelling from Kaduna to various states of the federation for the general elections were on Friday stranded over shortage of vehicles.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.
Mr Ishaya Chonoko, North-West Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has dismissed a media report in which he was quoted as denying that the killings in Kajuru, Kaduna State, did not take place.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Yobe State has denied reports trending on social media that Corp members staged a protest on the Election Day in Jakusko Town of Yobe State over non-payment of their allowances.
Four men of the Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be drug dealers.