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Irate youths protesting the outcome of Wednesday’s local government election in Plateau State have burnt down four houses in Langtang South Local Government, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting.
From sufis in Iraqi Kurdistan shaking their hair to rhythmic drumbeats, to Libyan children receiving toys and Egyptians swapping sweets — Muslims across the world celebrated Prophet Mohammed’s birthday on Tuesday.
The Ugandan military has deployed additional troops along its common border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to prepare for possible infiltration and attacks from the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
AC Milan’s former owner Li Yonghong wanted to sign Cristiano Ronaldo a year before the five-time Ballon d’Or winner joined Juventus, but was persuaded they could not afford him, ex-club chief executive Marco Fassone said on Tuesday.
Sports apparel giants, Nike and the Nigeria Football Federation have signed an improved four year contract till 2022 with an option to extend the deal by another four years.
Dr Emerald Nzeribe, National President, Good Governance and Transparency Initiative (GGAT), has given President Muhammadu Buhari a thumbs up for his development plan for Nigeria.
The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to drag the senate President, Bukola Saraki, to court to prove his allegations of corruption against him.
The Kremlin on Tuesday denounced “interference” in the election for a new Interpol president after critics including US senators objected to a Russian becoming chief of the global police body.
Nigeria Super Eagles have arrived in Johannesburg ahead of their crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier this weekend against the Stuart Baxter-led Bafana Bafana.
The crucial indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a positive note on Friday with the market capitalisation rising by N70 billion or 0.60 per cent.