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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to devotees to keep a key Hindu festival symbolic as the country reported more than 200,000 new COVID-19 infections for the third straight day.
The All Progressives Congress has expressed grief over the death of the spokesperson of the Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin.
Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, described the death of the Publicity Secretary of the Pan Yoruba socio cultural group, Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, early hours of today as one death too many, saying Yoruba has lost a gem, who, according to him was a dependable ally.
Myanmar’s most violent day was “like a war,” according to frontline medical workers, as the military crackdown continued since the coup on Feb. 1.
Myanmar’s generals have hired a Canadian lobbying firm to help “explain the real situation” in the country, as security forces on Wednesday were engaged in a standoff at the staff compound of railway workers opposed to the February 1 coup and the United States said it was “repulsed” by the use of lethal force against protesters.
Britain’s monarchy maintained its silence on Tuesday, after Meghan and Prince Harry accused a family member of making a racist remark about their son and said she had been alienated to the point of contemplating suicide.
Britain’s monarchy kept its silence on Tuesday, after Meghan and Prince Harry sparked a crisis by alleging that a family member made a racist remark about the colour of their son’s skin and that she was alienated to the point of contemplating suicide.
Nigeria civil aviation in the last one week has been receiving world commendation. The sector which was recently rated as having one of the highest number of unserviceable aircraft in the world is suddenly being seen as one with the highest potentials on the Africa continent, capable of competing with the best in world civil aviation.
Former President Donald Trump will not be returning to Twitter at any point in the future, according to the company’s chief financial officer
A frustrating night at Old Trafford was only heightened by the Frenchman picking up a knock not long before the break, which resulted in him being replaced by Fred.
Mo Farah wins the World Cancer Day Solidarity Challenge. The four-time Olympic champion beats World football champion Robert Pires, and Ada Hegerberg to win cycle race in aid of World Cancer Day.
Former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has described the late former Information and Culture Minister, Prince Tony Momoh, as a man of peace, a bridge builder and a trailblazer.
France will tighten its laws on incest, President Emmanuel Macron said in a series of tweets on Saturday, after publication of a book accusing a top French political commentator of abusing his stepson sparked outrage across the country.
Gov Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday congratulated the Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Revd. Matthew Hassan Kukah, on his appointment into the Papal Dicastery on Promotion of Integral Human Development.
Local media are reporting low voter turnout in the local government council elections compared to last week’s presidential and parliamentary elections.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is presently angry over alleged search of the group’s local vigilante, Eastern Security Network (ESN) in eastern forests, describing the move as discriminatory to other existing local security outfits in the country.
Controversy has erupted in Akwa Ibom State after a senior government official was found apparently diverting food aid donated nationwide to cushion the impact of the COVID-19, and later handing them out as Christmas gifts.
The Australian white supremacist who killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand was radicalized by YouTube, according to a 792-page report on the March 2019 shooting.
The first games in Argentina’s Primera Division since the death of Diego Maradona kicked off Saturday amid tears and memories, with the club he last coached notching up a victory in tribute to the footballing genius.
Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, will begin the quest to qualify for the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket tournament on Thursday when they square up against South Sudan at the Kigali Arena.
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Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.
Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic marathon champion and world record holder, said he was looking forward to a beautiful race on Sunday in Enschede, the Netherlands, a run he sees as crucial preparation for this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has urged Muslim Ummah to use the Holy Month to pray for the peace, security and development of Nigeria.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, has charged Nigerians and critics to allow the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to effectively and effectively perform its statury mandate.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said the use of email is no longer required for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration processes.
Popular Nigerian rapper, Sodiq Yusuf, aka CDQ, has dared the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDEA) to show the world the Indian hemp found in his place.