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Tyson Fury’s Dad, John, has offered former heavyweight champion David Haye a £100,000 bet after backing his son to beat Deontay Wilder later this month.

Tyson Fury’s dad offers David Haye £100k ahead Deontay Wilder rematch

Tyson Fury’s dad, John, has offered former heavyweight champion David Haye a £100,000 bet after backing his son to beat Deontay Wilder later this month.

Police arrest traditional ruler over murder of officer

The FCT Police Command has arrested the Chief of Ushafa in Bwari Area Council, Alhaji Mohammed Baba, following the alleged killing of a police officer by a mob at his palace.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Corps member commits suicide in Kogi

A serving corps member from Kogi State, Miss Bolufemi Princess Motunrayo, has committed suicide. Miss Bolufemi was said to have died after drinking two bottles of “snippers”, a lethal insecticide.

Rivers governor, others usher 2020 in with prayers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his wife Justice Eberechi, Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry-Banigo and other top officials welcomed 2020 in the presence of God at the Government House Chapel of Everlasting Grace.

Three siblings die as building collapses in Ebonyi

A building that collapsed in Akaeze community in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State at the weekend has killed three kids of the same parents.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

This year’s prize went on Friday to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.

Goodliness cannot be marketed

Church marketers are purpose-driven, but their purpose is neither Christ nor the gospel.
Pope Francis speaks after lighting a candle for aid and solidarity for the people of Syria during his Sunday Angelus prayer on December 2, 2018. Tiziana FABI - AFP

Pope Francis: Politics is not just for the rulers

Politics is not reserved just for those who rule but must involve everyone, Pope Francis said Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Nigerians will not regret voting him and the APC back to power in 2019.

Muhammadu Buhari: We’ll go tougher on corruption from 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari vowed Friday to go tougher on corruption if he is re-elected in the February 16, 2019 election.
Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with the youth and the Synod Fathers at the Paul VI Hall in Vatican on October 6, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Tiziana FABI

Pope Francis tells politicians meaning of politics

Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has urged politicians across the world to see politics as service to society and an opportunity to impact on human communities and institutions.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Abdulrahman Dambazau: Atiku Abubakar will suffer ‘bloodied nose’ in 2019

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, will suffer a ‘bloodied nose’ in the 2019 presidential election against President Muhammadu Buhari.

Gombe police arrest soldier, 19 others for armed robbery

The Gombe State Police Command said it had arrested a soldier attached to 301 Artillery Regiment Gombe for alleged armed robbery and 19 others for various offences.
John Allen Chau, an American missionary, was killed last week as he tried to spread Christianity to North Sentinel, a forbidden island in the Andaman Sea with a long history of repelling outsiders. Reuters

Calls mount to leave US missionary’s body on tribe’s island

Calls have mounted for Indian authorities to abandon efforts to recover the body of a young American killed apparently attempting to convert a hunter-gatherer island tribe to Christianity.

Pope Francis expresses ‘pain’ over attack on Coptic Christians

Pope Francis said he was pained Sunday over an attack, claimed by Islamic State, on Coptic Christians in Egypt which left seven dead.

Rivers: INEC rejects APC’s candidates’ list – report

It was in this wise that the leadership of the party on Thursday night vowed to submit the candidates’ list to INEC
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has announced the decision of the party to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers State.
Tonye Dele Cole

APC: Tonye Cole remains our Rivers governorship candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has restated that Mr. Tonye Cole, is still its governorship candidate for Rivers State, despite Supreme Court’s ruling in a case involving factional executives in the state.

Fresh cholera outbreak kills five in Gombe

Gombe State Government on Thursday said a fresh outbreak of cholera had killed five people, while 16 others were hospitalised at the Primary Health Centre, Kembu in Balanga Local Government Area of the state.

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NUT wants Ebonyi govt to prioritise education

The Ebonyi chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has urged the state government to prioritise development of the state’s educational sector.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF urges Nigerians to access govt interventions for better living standards

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday, charged Nigerians to avail themselves of government interventions to better their living standards.
Kashim Imam

226 tertiary institutions to benefit from N500 billion education tax in 2021

The Chairman Board of Trustees Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Kashim Imam, has said that 226 tertiary institutions, in Nigeria, including federal and states universities and polytechnics and colleges of education are to benefit from N500 billion Education Tax in 2021.

Six killed in building collapse in northern Egypt

At least six persons were killed in a building collapse in Egypt’s northern coastal city of Alexandria, an official security source said on Thursday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescues 52-year-old man from suspected kidnappers in Kebbi

The Police Command in Kebbi has rescued a 52-year-old man from suspected kidnappers in Jega Local Government area of the state.