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Lewis Hamilton defends living in Monaco, not England

Lewis Hamilton found himself having to defend his British identity and sense of patriotism Saturday during a news conference at his home British Grand Prix.

Afenifere group calls for electronic voting, fresh voters register

Yoruba socio-political group Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) on Sunday advocated implementation of electronic voting in the country before the next general elections.
Akwaeke Emezi

Two Nigerian authors nominated for Women’s Prize for Fiction

The Women’s Award for Fiction, one of the UK’s most prestigious literary prizes, has nominated two Nigerian authors alongside 14 others in its 16-book longlist.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Federal government calls for synergy with Africans in diaspora to grow investment at home

The Federal Government on Sunday says Africa needs to work with Africans in the diaspora to bring more investment opportunities to the Africa continent.

Rene Meulensteen: Ryan Giggs should have replaced Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

Rene Meulensteen believes Manchester United would be in a much brigher situation today had they appointed Ryan Giggs as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor in 2013.
US President Donald Trump smiles during a phone conversation with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on trade in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on August 27, 2018. President Donald Trump said Monday the US had reached a "really good deal" with Mexico and talks with Canada would begin shortly on a new regional free trade pact."It's a big day for trade. It's a really good deal for both countries," Trump said."Canada, we will start negotiations shortly. I'll be calling their prime minister very soon," Trump said.US and Mexican negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences in order to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement, while Canada was waiting to rejoin the negotiations./ AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump on defensive over damning publications

On the defensive over damning accounts of the inner workings of his administration, Donald Trump, set out Friday to discredit the testimony that cast doubt on his ability to lead the United States.

NOA: National identity number is replacement for tribal marks

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has commenced the training of National Orientation Agency (NOA) officers in the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State on the importance of obtaining National Identity Numbers.

Boko Haram: Senate probes Amnesty report accusing soldiers of raping, starving IDPs

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to look into a report by the international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, accusing Nigerian security forces of rape and domestic violence against women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno.

Senator Ekweremadu: Blame our past leaders for Nigeria’s problems

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said, Friday, that Nigeria’s leaders over the years should be blamed and held responsible for the nation’s many problems associated with the nation’s diversity.

The dangerous delusions of Umar Ladbo

“You say Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest. Is such a right greater than that of the original owners or people who the Fulani met there?”.

Donald Trump’s challenge to the rest of us

Africa is an enchanting continent in terms of vegetation and topography. It is an intriguing one in terms of diversity. It is a warm one in terms of people and weather. It is a rich one in terms of nature’s endowments. It is a blessed one in terms of the absence of natural disasters.

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Tribunal dismisses PDP’s petition against Senator Uba Sani’s election

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Saturday dismissed the petition of Lawal Adamu against the election of a senator, Uba Sani, for lack of evidence.
Clashes broke out on Saturday between several hundred protesters and security forces near the location of the G7 summit in Biarritz, southern France.

G7 protesters throw stones, French police respond with tear gas

Clashes broke out on Saturday between several hundred protesters and security forces near the location of the G7 summit in Biarritz, southern France.

Youths stop police from arresting ‘killer-parents’ in Ondo

Youths in Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State, yesterday, allegedly prevented detectives from the state police command from arresting the parents of the four-year-old girl, said to have been beaten to death by them for being a witch.
This April 10, 2019 picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending the 4th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT /

North Korean leader oversees test of ‘super-large rocket launcher’

Kim Jong Un oversaw the test of a “newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher,” North Korean state media reported on Sunday after the country conducted its seventh missile launch in under a month.
Asisat Oshoala has begun to realise her dreams in Spain as she helped Barcelona win the 2019 Copa Catalunya after a 4-0 win over Espanyol in the final on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala scores to lift first silverware with Barcelona

Asisat Oshoala has begun to realise her dreams in Spain as she helped Barcelona win the 2019 Copa Catalunya after a 4-0 win over Espanyol in the final on Saturday.