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A 33-year-old ophthalmologist, who became a hero in China after alerting the world early about coronavirus outbreak, has died of the disease.
A tide of mourners wept and beat their chests in the Iranian city of Ahvaz Sunday, paying homage to top general Qasem Soleimani, after he was killed in a US strike in Baghdad.
The sum, according to Sarah Sanda, media aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, is meant for food items and medicines for troops in the cantonment sites.
The role of Eniola in the Nigerian movie titled “King of Boys” ensured Sola Sobowale emerges as the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2019.
Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after a long illness.
As the crowd erupted into a thunderous roar to mark the signing of a declaration on Sudan’s transitional constitution, 19-year-old Ali broke into tears for his dead brother.
Out-of favour Stoke City striker Saido Berahino has been named as captain of Burundi when the East African nation takes on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Group B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt this month.
The United States Embassy, on Friday, honored a 83-year-old Muslim cleric, Abdullahi Abubakar, who saved many Christians during an attack in Yelwan Gindi Akwati, Swei and Nghar villages in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State
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The public memorial service for the late rapper, Nipsey Hussle, will be held at Staples Centre on Thursday.
A former Governor of Old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, on Friday, condemned the conferment of one of the 2018 Africa Value Awards on the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for “effective leadership and economic empowerment and development.”
Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.
Some ex-international football players have thrown their weight behind the creation of eight Viewing Centres spread across Lagos State for the duration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Tournament.
The Emir of Gusau in Zamfara State, Ibrahim Bello, has conferred a traditional title of “Garzon Gusau” on the state governor, Abdul’aziz Yari.
Pro-democracy activist Luc Nkulala was killed in a suspicious fire overnight at his home in Goma, in eastern Democratic of Republic of Congo, his opposition Struggle for Change (Lucha) group said Sunday, calling for a swift and transparent enquiry.
A survivor of the Florida school shooting nicknamed “Iron Man” for his efforts to save classmates said he did not want to be labeled a “hero,” as his family announced a lawsuit against authorities.
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The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.
Kwara United FC Coach Abdullahi Biffo has stated that his side will be unfazed by the form and pedigree of their opponent ahead of today’s NPFL match day 13 rescheduled fixture at the Enyimba stadium.
The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued a statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.
The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has failed to appear before the Senate Committee on Public Accounts despite several summons.
Enugu Rangers player and front-runner of the NPFL top scorer chart, Israel Abia has revealed that adapting to life with the flying antelopes has not been easy but promises to turn things around Sunday’s Matchday 16 against Akwa United.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.
Messi has been linked in recent weeks to join Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Juventus but Rivaldo believes the Argentine captain is a player of just one club.
The incident happened in the morning while efforts are still ongoing to recover the victim. It was learnt that officials of the state emergency agency (LASEMA) were notified of the incident at 11:31 am.
According to them, the ability to put a gift pack together showed thoughtfulness in picking each of the items for packs will contain.