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India ‘disappointed’ as China foils bid to blacklist JeM chief

India said it was "disappointed" by China's move to once again stall its bid to blacklist Masood Azhar, the leader of a Pakistan-based armed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in Kashmir last month.
An image grab taken from AFP TV on January 21, 2019 shows a burning ship after a fire engulfed at two gas tankers in the Black Sea off Crimea. – Fourteen people were killed and five were missing off Russia-annexed Crimea in the Black Sea on January 21, 2019 after a fire engulfed gas tankers sailing under the flag of Tanzania, authorities said. (Photo by – / AFPTV / AFP)

20 presumed dead from ship fires off Crimea

Up to 20 people were presumed dead off Russia-annexed Crimea in the Black Sea after a fire engulfed two ships sailing under the Tanzanian flag, authorities said Tuesday.

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Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA)

VP Osinbajo to unveil 2019 NUGA games mascot April 1

The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, will on April 1 in Lagos unveils the mascot for the 26th Nigeria University Games (NUGA) to be hosted by the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.

Ossai Nosike grabs goal number 18 with Vilar de Perdizes

Nigerian youngster Ossai Stephen Nosike over the weekend extended his goal tally in the on-going season to an impressive 18 with Grupo Desportivo Vilar de Perdizes.

BPE receives five bids for Yola DisCo, Afam GenCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: 2,500 voters expected to take part in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.
Imane Fadil

Foul play suspected in death of witness in ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi’s sex trial

Italian authorities are treating the death of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a witness in former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” trial, as a potential murder case.