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Time travellers welcome at Stephen Hawking’s memorial service

The public ballot for tickets to Professor Stephen Hawking's thanksgiving service opened Saturday with visitors from the future welcome to apply.

OPL 245: A most popular oil block

The Petroleum Act 1969 (as amended) grants powers to the Ministry of Petroleum, acting through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to administer the licensing of oil blocks in the country.

Accolades as Kannywood actress Hauwa Maina is laid to rest

Family members, fans, friends, and associates of the late Kannywood actress, Hauwa Maina, have continued to express fond memories about her as the actress is buried on Thursday (today).

Outrage after bloody day for Afghanistan journalists

Condemnation poured in from across the world Tuesday after 10 journalists were among dozens killed in attacks in Afghanistan, in what the UN described as the "deliberate targeting" of the media.

In Pictures: Senator Saraki, Governor Tambuwal attend funeral of Imam Imam

The spokesman of Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Imam Imam, who died in the early hours of Friday, has been laid to rest in Abuja.

2019: Ex-central bank chief formally declares for president

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has officially declared to run for the president of Nigeria in the 2019 election.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, others to attend Bill Graham’s funeral

President Donald Trump, Barack Obama and other past leaders in the United States of America are expected to attend the funeral of late Evangelist Bill Graham.

University of Nigeria matriculates 10,000 students under tight security

The non-teaching staff are at the moment on national strike and they had threatened to block the university main gate to stop matriculating students, parents, friends and well wishers from entering.

PDP tasks Governor Obaseki on alleged plan to establish cattle colony in Edo

The Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has challenged Governor Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, and the ruling party to make a bold statement on cattle colonies as proposed by the Federal Government across the states.

Benue elders’ bizarre voyage to Aso Rock

I weep for Nigeria. I weep for the poor masses. Whatever offence that Nigerians committed that made them to be saddled with such weak, cowardly, incompetent and non-caring rulers in Nigeria?

Christmas: Mixed reactions to security lockdown of Mubi

Mixed reactions are trailing the military lock-down of Mubi town in Adamawa during the Christmas celebrations, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Polytechnic student stabs roommate to death in Kogi

The Department of Public Administration, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, has been thrown into mourning following the death of Akoh Abuh Samuel, an HND student, who was allegedly stabbed by his friend suspected to be mentally unstable.

Use your children, not Akwa Ibom youths as thugs – Gov. Udom tells politicians

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has challenged politicians who are offering to mobilize boys as thugs during the Local government elections, to rather engage their children for such purposes.

Ooni charges Muslims to consider the less privileged

As Muslim faithful across the world celebrates the Eid-el-Kabir, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has appealed to Muslim faithful and people in authority to be generous to the less privileged.

Bieber drops new song, still wants to be ‘Friends’

Justin Bieber may have canceled a world tour, been banned from China and issued a recent confessional, but he still wants to be friends, if his new song is anything to go by.

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Ed Sheeran named top artiste at Billboard Music Awards

Ed Sheeran was crowned top artiste while Bruno Mars took home the R&B gong at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

Mozambique ready for possible Ebola cases

The Mozambique is prepared to deal with any cases of the deadly disease Ebola, the Ministry spokesperson, Lidia Chongo, told a Maputo press conference.

Lionel Messi: Barcelona would welcome Antoine Griezmann if he made summer move

Barcelona's Lionel Messi welcomes the idea of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, who he called "one of the best players at the moment," joining him at the Camp Nou.

Akwa Ibom APC elects new executive

The peace pact in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State was concretised on Saturday with the election of a 37-member State Executive Committee for the party by consensus during its state congress in Uyo.

15 killed as cult members clash in Awka

There was pandemonium in Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration, as cult members killed about 15 persons.