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Faithful return to Jerusalem holy site as Christian protest ends

Tourists and pilgrims returned to the Jerusalem church built at the site many see as the holiest in Christianity on Wednesday as it reopened following a rare three-day closure in protest at Israeli measures.

Church of Holy Sepulchre reopens after three-day protest over taxation

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem reopened on Wednesday after a three-day protest against the Israeli authorities’ decision to impose taxes on real estate owned by the churches sharing custody of the holy site.

Donald Trump Jerusalem recognition harms Christmas – Catholic leader

The Catholic church’s top official in Jerusalem on Wednesday criticised Donald Trump’s controversial recognition of the city as Israel’s capital, saying it damaged Christmas celebrations and led to hundreds cancelling trips.

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Niniola loses BET viewer’s choice award to South Africa’s Sjava

Nigerian singer-songwriter, Niniola Apata, lost out to South African recording artiste, Sjava, at the BET Awards on Sunday.
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Ex-President Obasanjo, others condole with singer D’banj over son’s demise

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has commiserated with popular singer, Daniel Oyebanjo, a.k.a Dbanj over the death of his son David Jnr.
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15-year-old Nigerian rapper killed in London

A 15-year-old Nigerian boy, Jordan Gbolade Jaiyeola, was stabbed to death when a mass brawl broke out as some 200 teenagers were leaving a 16th birthday party at a community centre in London.

Applicant bags two years imprisonment for rape, criminal conspiracy

A Jos Upper Area Court in Plateau State, sitting in Kasuwan Nama on Monday sentenced an applicant, Amos Adamu, 27, to two years imprisonment for rape and criminal conspiracy.

Rivers commissioner: Blame oil firms for rise in violence, drug abuse

The Rivers State Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Mr. Damiete Herbert Miller, has blamed oil companies for rise in violence and drug abuse among youths in the Niger Delta region.