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Nigeria exports 1,983 containers of hibiscus to Mexico

Following the drive for high non-oil exports the country has exported 1, 983 containers of hibiscus (Zobo) to Mexico alone, thereby generating $35 million within a short time in 2017.

Bayern keeper Sven Ulreich extends contract

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich has signed a three-year contract extension and could force his way into contention for Germany with Manuel Neuer sidelined.

Neymar is anything but arrogant – Kevin Trapp

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar is "anything but arrogant" and only wants to be successful, according to team-mate Kevin Trapp.

Downhillers on hold as Fourcade launches Olympic charge

Teenage snowboarder Red Gerard won the first Olympic medal for the United States of Friday but Canada's Mark McMorris stole the show with an inspirational bronze medal.

Jose Mourinho cries foul over Alexis Sanchez treatment

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes he may have to “cry a little bit more” to safeguard his players, in a thinly veiled jibe at rivals Manchester City.

Neymar lifts Paris Saint-Germain past Toulouse ahead of Real Madrid trip

Neymar scored the only goal as Paris Saint-Germain ground out a 1-0 victory at Toulouse on Saturday in their final tune-up for next week's Champions League showdown against holders Real Madrid.

800 female IS fighters detained in Syria

Some 800 women, who had joined Islamic State, are being detained in Kurdish regions of northern Syria with their children, German Newspaper Die Welt reports on Saturday.

$1 million fraud: Appeal Court dismisses Fred Ajudua’s application

The Appeal Court, Lagos Division, has dismissed an application filed by a serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, and affirmed the ruling of Justice J. E. Oyefeso of the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos in a $1 million fraud case.

Facebook pledges $10m for community leaders

Facebook said Friday that it will issue up to $10 million (8.2 million euros) in grants to help support and train community leaders around the world.

Court sentences man to death for killing Christian convert

A German court has handed down a life sentence to a man who murdered a Muslim woman after she converted to Christianity.

Yobe govt to rebuild Birnin Ngazargamu, last headquarters of Kanem Borno Empire

The Yobe Government says it is rebuilding the 15th century Birnin Ngazargamu, the last headquarters of the Kanem Borno Empire under the ‘Mai’ Dynasty, to boost tourism and academic research.

Ogun, federal govt to commission solar-powered rural grid

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, will tomorrow commission the solar powered mini-grid at Gbamugbamu village, in Ijebu East Central LCDA.

Federal govt to set up mining commission

Determined to ensure predictability in its mining sector and boost local and international investments, the federal government has concluded arrangements to establish the Nigerian Mining Commission, to take charge of the regulatory role of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

Angela Merkel ready for ‘painful compromises’ to seal govt deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, said Tuesday she is prepared to make "painful compromises" in a final round of talks to seal a coalition deal for her fourth term and end months of political limbo in Europe's top economy.

Borussia Dortmund chief threatens squad clean out

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has threatened to clean out the current squad at the end of the season -- unless results improve.

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust Bill into law

Polish President, Andrzej Duda, on Tuesday, signed into law a controversial Holocaust bill intended to safeguard his country’s image abroad but which has instead sparked tensions with Israel, the US and Ukraine.

Central banker takes stab at bitcoin ‘bubble’

The head of the Bank of International Settlements, the central bank for central banks, on Tuesday lambasted bitcoin as a speculative bubble and said authorities need to be ready to protect public trust in the financial system.

Bitcoin value falls lowest level since mid-November

The digital currency fell as low as $5,920 on Tuesday - down 13% on the previous day - before recovering slightly, according to Bitstamp Exchange.

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Odion Ighalo has been nominated for Manchester United's Player of the Month award for March.

Odion Ighalo close to extending Manchester United loan deal – agent

Odion Ighalo’s representative Ladi Salami has revealed that his client could remain at Manchester United beyond next week.
Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul is to visit an estuary of the Han River near the border with North Korea on Wednesday in an effort to renew South Korea’s commitment to jointly using the waterway with the communist nation.

South Korea’s unification minister visits estuary to renew commitment to inter-Korean cooperation

Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul is to visit an estuary of the Han River near the border with North Korea on Wednesday in an effort to renew South Korea’s commitment to jointly using the waterway with the communist nation.
A candidate for the Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Hon Aminu Zang, has said that he would reconcile all aggrieved factions and unite with Senator Jonah David Jang, Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) and former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu to bring the party back to power in 2023.

Aminu Zang: I’ll unite with Senators Jang, Useni, Mantu for PDP victory in 2023

A candidate for the Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Hon Aminu Zang, has said that he would reconcile all aggrieved factions and unite with Senator Jonah David Jang, Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) and former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Mantu to bring the party back to power in 2023.
The photo-sending app that boasts 229 million users – better known for filters that turn your face into puppy or vampire – is a new battlefield for opponents President Donald Trump & former vice president Joe Biden, both of whom are in their 70s.

No masking it: Joe Biden eyes stark contrast with Donald Trump over virus

Joe Biden squared off with Donald Trump on Tuesday over the wearing of masks one day after the White House challenger emerged from coronavirus-imposed lockdown donning one while the president attended two events bare-faced.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Governor Matawalle: All expelled almajiris welcome to Zamfara

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday, suspended the planned expulsion of street children known as almajiris from the state.