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Ekiti guber: CAN warns security agencies, INEC against rigging

Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ekiti chapter, has appealed to the police and other security agencies, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not to subvert the people’s will during the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Oklahoma enacts law allowing gun defense in churches

A new law in the US state of Oklahoma allows churchgoers to use guns to respond to threats of violence, without the worry that they could face criminal or civil penalties.

General Gowon: Prayers of Nigerians won’t be in vain

Former Head of State and leader of Nigeria Prays, General Yakubu Gowon, says the prayers of the Church over certain national challenges will not be in vain, stating that prayers can solve Nigeria’s problems faster and better than physical weapons of war.

Christians protest, urge sack of service chiefs over killings

Christians across the country yesterday protested against the killings of their fellow believers and other innocent citizens in Benue State.

Illinois town bans assault rifles, high-capacity magazines

An Illinois town has voted to ban the possession and manufacture of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Authorities review video of small-town Texas church attack

Authorities have reviewed video from inside the small-town Texas church where a gunman killed more than two dozen people, including footage that shows the assailant shooting victims in the head during Sunday services, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

Guns not to blame for Texas church shooting – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said the United States was living in "dark times" as it grieved Monday a shooting massacre at a Texas church, but with calls for stricter gun control reinvigorated, he insisted the latest tragedy "isn't a guns situation."

Texas shooting is mental health, not gun problem – Donald Trump

The United States is in mourning after a gunman armed with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people at a church in Texas, among them a young child and elderly worshipper, as debates over the ownership of weapons resurfaced.

Texas church shooting suspect’s identity revealed

The identity of Devin Kelley, the suspected shooter who opened fire in a rural Texas church on Sunday has been revealed.

Gunman kills 27 in Texas church attack

At least 27 people have been killed in a church shooting on Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas, United States, while many more injured.

20 dead in Texas church shooting

At least 20 people are dead after a shooting at a Texas church on Sunday, US media reported.

I have vandalised over 57 cars in Lagos – Suspect

An oil bunkerer turned car vandal arrested on early Friday morning by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos Police Command has confessed to participating in the vandalisation of over 57 cars in Lagos.

Nigeria’s future in citizens’ hands – Cleric

Chairman, Kaduna Baptist Conference of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), Rev. Banjo Ajao, on Sunday, said Nigeria future as real giant of Africa was in the hands of its citizens.

Oyo govt donates N5m for Faleti burial

The Oyo State Government on Monday said it donated the sum of N5m to the family of the late celebrated actor and playwright, Adebayo Faleti, as its contribution towards giving him a befitting burial.

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President Buhari pledges to restore devastated communities in North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
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Ante Rebic: Argentina were so bad I didn’t want Lionel Messi’s jersey

Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
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Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
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Gernot Rohr: Shake up in Super Eagles paid dividends

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.

APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.