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2019: Enugu monarch charges INEC on credibility, fairness

The Traditional Ruler of Amurri Kingdom in Nkanu in Enugu State, Igwe Charles Nwoye, on Tuesday urged the INEC to ensure that the 2019 general elections are credible, free and fair.

Eid-el-Maulud: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims

On this year’s Eid-el Maulud, marking the birthday of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed in their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.
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Ekiti Muslims demand review of Ayodele Fayemi’s appointments

Muslims in Ekiti State, yesterday, staged a protest over the appointments made by Governor Kayode Fayemi, so far, and described them as “lopsided and marginalisation of the Muslim community in the state.”
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Olusegun Obasanjo: Nigeria needs president who understands economy

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday insisted that Nigeria needed a president with a sound knowledge of the economy to make headway.

Enoch Adeboye: Don’t mock God

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has appealed against doubting God in a sermon at the Redemption Camp of the Church.

Nollywood veterans, female pilot mentor LASU students

Actress Joke Silva actor Segun Arinze and a female pilot, Mrs Enitan Dan-Faparusi, on Tuesday led other mentors to chart a path for students toward building careers and realising life ambitions.

Aisha Buhri tasks women on participation in active politics

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday urged more women to show interest and participate in partisan politics.
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Death penalty ‘inadmissible’ in Catholic teaching update

Pope Francis has declared the death penalty "inadmissible" in an update of Catholic believers' most important guide to Church teaching, the catechism, the Vatican announced Thursday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 24, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to deliver a speech in Istanbul, after initial results of Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will on July 9, 2018 be sworn in for a second mandate as Turkey's head of state after his election triumph last month, assuming sweeping powers granted under a new constitution, a presidential source said. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Turkey, US in diplomatic row after ministers’ sanctions

Turkey and the United States were on Thursday locked in the most serious diplomatic crisis between the NATO allies in years after Washington slapped sanctions on two senior Turkish ministers and Ankara vowed to retaliate.

Mother-of-seven loses marriage for refusing to practise husband’s religion

A 41-year-old mother of seven, Rachael Olayiwola, on Tuesday in Lagos had her 21-year-old marriage dissolved on religious grounds.

Super Eagles and Marcus the pig at the World Cup

There has been nothing in recent memory like the build-up to Nigeria’s first match at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Football is Nigeria’s greatest unifier: when it is football, our compatriots drop all ethnic, religious and ideological differences and profess the missing faith and ideology of one Nigeria.

Egypt: Mo Salah will make the Russia World Cup

The diagnosis for Mohamed Salah’s injury is “instability in the shoulder joint ligaments” and the estimated duration of his treatment is two weeks, according to Egypt’s Youth and Sports Minister Khaled Abdel Aziz.

Paris attack latest linked to Russian Caucasus

A knife attack in Paris that killed one man on Saturday, carried out by a French citizen born in Chechnya, is the latest of numerous suspected acts of terrorism linked to the troubled Russian region.

Federal government’s anti-corruption fight insincere – ex-NTA chief

Former Director General, DG, of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Mr. Vincent Maduka, has declared that the Federal Government’s anti-corruption fight was an insincere effort.

Senator Mark showers encomium on ex-President Obasanjo at 81

Immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, has showered encomiums on the former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, on his 81st birthday.

Clergy condemns Donald Trumps announcement on Jerusalem

President Donald Trump is going to learn that the Palestinian people cannot be bribed to abandon their historic ties to the holy city of Jerusalem, Rev. Mitri Raheb, pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem said.

Pope condemns ‘betrayers’ in Vatican bureaucracy

People serving in the Vatican’s bureaucracy should be loyal to the pope and avoid conspiracies and “little cliques,’’ Pope Francis said in a pre-Christmas address to the Roman Curia.

Group plans one week rally against Governor Okorocha’s government

A group known as the Imo People’s Action for Democracy, IPAD, has announced that it will hold a one week rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital against the Governor Rochas Okorocha-led government

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
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Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.