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Paul Pogba is likely to stay at Manchester United despite the incessant talk of interest from Real Madrid, says former Red Devils assistant manager Steve McClaren.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Abuse makes Paul Pogba stronger but racism on social media must...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says abuse makes Paul Pogba “stronger”, but has called for an end to the alarming rise of racist comments on social media.

Police uncover Chinese toxic waste factory, arrest two in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has uncovered a factory where e-waste are assembled and exported to China and Vietnam.

Bishop Kukah: Diversity is Nigeria’s greatest talent despite turbulent times

Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah has said that the greatest talent Nigeria had was her diversity but the challenge it also had was how to manage the diversity, a reason the country was living in turbulent times.

Kogi guber: Only I can boot Governor Bello out of government house – Senator Melaye

The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district and a PDP governorship aspirant, Dino Melaye, has said that he is the only aspirant who can ‘flush out’ Governor Yahaya Bello from the government house

Wole Soyinka: Current security challenges are beyond President Buhari-led government

Nobel Laurette Wole Soyinka has declared that the socio-economic and political challenges facing the country are beyond the capacity of the government in power led by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ponmo

Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Massive protest rocks Abuja over harassment of ‘sex workers’

Thousands of women have protested the illegal arrest and parade of some women suspected to be sex workers by the police in Abuja.

Ramadan: Muslim faithful urged to obey Allah’s command

A Muslim scholar, Professor Abdulrazzaq Alaro, has called on Muslims to obey the commandments of Almighty Allah and live a righteous life, in order to enjoy the life of this world and afterwards.
From left/ Alh. Idris Muhammed Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office ; Mr Atokolo D.E, Lagos Zonal Commander, NAPTIP ; Mr Tamrat Abraham, Operations Officer, IOM, Lagos; His Excellency, Ketil Karlsen, EU Ambassador in Nigeria and West Africa and Ms Margaret Ukagbu, Assistant Director, NCFRMI, Lagos Office.

EU: Migration should happen out of aspiration, not desperation

Amb. Ketil Karlsen, Head, European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, says the EU wants to stop all forms of migration because it is dangerous, unprotected, and exploitative.
Pope Francis and King Mohammed VI walk on the Hassan Tower esplanade in Rabat, Morocco. (Ciro Fusco-EPA-EFE-Shutterstock)

Moroccans defy rain to welcome Pope

The people of Morocco on Saturday defied the heavy downpour to welcome Pope Francis to their country.
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Mixed reactions trail use of ‘baby carriers’

Some women and men have said carrying babies on `baby carriers’ was making mothers look like kangaroos instead of human beings.

Akwa Ibom government accuses APC of plotting to take over state

The Akwa Ibom State Government has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on security agencies to bring to book everyone arrested for disrupting the peace of the state.

Cleric warns Christians against discrimination

Rev. Maxwell Onyia of the Anglican Church of Ascension, Enugu, has admonished Christians to shun acts of segregation against their fellow human beings, especially other religious faithful.
Ibikunle Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun: I fear only God not even Muhammadu Buhari

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has clarified that he only fears God and not human beings, including President Muhammadu Buhari.

Yuletide: Travellers groan over 100% transport fare hike

Barely 48 hours to Christmas, commuters in Edo groaned over hike in transport fares by more than 100 per cent to many destinations from Benin.
Miss Philippines Catriona Gray reacts after being crowned Miss Universe during the final round of the Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand, December 17, 2018. Reuters

Miss Philippines Catriona Gray crowned 2018 Miss Universe

Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants.
Atiku Abubakar

Sokoto rally: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to vote out APC

Atiku described Buhari as incompetent in handling the country’s affair, saying the task of making Nigeria work again is a collective effort of all Nigerians and asked them to vote out Buhari in 2019.

Goodluck Jonathan: Vote Atiku Abubakar so we can all have food to eat

Former president Goodluck Jonathan says only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can feed Nigerians three times a day.

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Enugu governor inaugurates two renovated hospitals

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, inaugurated two renovated hospitals to enhance easy access to healthcare delivery in the state.
Some of the states operating the Contributory Pension Scheme refused to remit about N3.4bn pension contributions deducted from their workers monthly remunerations into their respective Retirement Savings Accounts with their Pension Fund Administrators, so says the acting Director-General, National Pension Commission, Aisha Dahir-Umar.

CPS: Retirees pay N371.21 billion to life insurance firms

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has said retirees from the public and private sectors had since the inception of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) paid N371.21 billion premium to life insurance companies managing annuity accounts.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Lagos taskforce arrests 71 hoodlums in drug spots

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Bank customers begin payment of charges for cash deposits, withdrawal

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said customers making cash deposits or withdrawals will pay charges beginning from today in line with its new policy.

Eight Lille fans in custody after Amsterdam unrest

Amsterdam police were holding eight Lille fans on Wednesday, a day after arresting more than 300 supporters of the French club ahead of its Champions League game against Ajax.