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The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
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K1: I don’t have any child with Aramide Adenle

King of Fuji Music Wasiu Ayinde popularly known as K1 De Ultimate has denied having a child with popular socialite Aramide Adenle.
The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC: FIRS contributes 60 percent of revenue for Nigeria

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) said the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contributed 59.7 per cent of revenues in the Federation Account in the last three months.

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.
This handout photograph taken and released on July 20, 2019 by MP Promotions shows Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao (C) celebrating with members of his family after defeating US boxer Keith Thurman in their WBA super world welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao won a 12 round split decision. Wendell ALINEA / MP Promotions / AFP

Philippines goes wild for ‘force at 40’ Manny Pacquiao

Fans in the Philippines on Sunday roared their approval and rose to their feet imitating the punches of Manny Pacquiao as they declared that their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his stunning victory over American Keith Thurman.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the winner's trophy after the men's singles final at Wimbledon. (AFP-Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS)

Serbian press crown Novak Djokovic ‘King of Tennis’

The Serbian press on Monday proclaimed Novak Djokovic “king of tennis” with the “heart of a hero” after he claimed his fifth Wimbledon title beating eight-time champion Roger Federer.

OML-25 shutdown: Shell is demonic – Kula monarch

King Kroma Eleki, Sara XIV, the traditional ruler of Kula Kingdom in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers, has described Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), operating OML-25 as demonic.

Court dismisses kingmakers request to halt new emirs in Kano

A Kano High Court on Friday dismissed an application of four Kano Emirate King makers against newly installed Emirs to stop parading themselves as Emirs and recognition of the recently created Emirates by the state government.
One of the most critically acclaimed shows on the Lagos theatre circuit – Legends, Kings and Kingdoms- the Musical’ opened for the first time in Abuja to packed crowds and rave reviews.

Legends Musical makes debuts in Abuja

One of the most critically acclaimed shows on the Lagos theatre circuit – Legends, Kings and Kingdoms: the Musical’ opened for the first time in Abuja to packed crowds and rave reviews.
Johanna Konta

Billie Jean King: Johanna Konta playing better than ever

American tennis great Billie Jean King said on Wednesday she thinks Johanna Konta is playing “the best” she has in her career so far.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Rivers monarchs hail Governor Wike’s peace moves

Kula Supreme Council of Traditional Rulers in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State has lauded the peace initiative of Governor Nyesom Wike to move the state forward.

Pastor Adeboye, Senator Saraki, Governor Akeredolu pay tribute to Olowo of Owo

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday paid tributes to the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi.

Easter: Jesus didn’t specifically tell us what to celebrate – cleric

The Bishop of Bomadi Diocese of the Catholic Church, Most Rev Hyacinth Egbebo, has said that the Easter Christian festivities were mainly observed all over the world to honour the Lord Jesus Christ and to keep the church abreast with key events that had led to the salvation of the human race.

Ogoni clean-up: Paramount ruler urges federal government to mobilise contractors

The Paramount Ruler of Bodo City in Rivers, King John Beredon, has urged the Federal Government to mobilise contractors to site to commence the remediation and recovery stage of the Ogoni Clean-up programme.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 6

President Buhari: Gaps in social, economic opportunities fuel terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Dead Sea, Jordan, urged world leaders to work towards narrowing gaps in social and economic opportunities for citizens as panacea to rising conflicts across the globe, attributing the Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria to lack of inclusion.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said despite having the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria is experiencing conflicts and irregular migration because of lack of social and economic inclusion.

President Buhari: Why Nigeria experiences conflicts, irregular migration

President Muhammadu Buhari has said despite having the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria is experiencing conflicts and irregular migration because of lack of social and economic inclusion.
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America’s Kevin Hart purchases artwork of Kaduna-based artist on Twitter

American comedian and actor Kevin Hart has purchased a pencil drawing of himself from Kaduna-based artist, Eli Waduba on Twitter.
Regina King

Golden Globe: Regina King determined to cast more women in films

Hollywood actress Regina King picked her first Golden Globes award at the 2019 ceremony and vowed to cast more women in future projects.

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Qatar Airways annual loss widens

Qatar Airways reported a loss of 2.3 billion Qatari riyals or 639 million dollars on Wednesday for the year ended March 31, as it grapples with the second year of an embargo by neighbours that has restricted its air routes and driven costs higher.

Dayo Apata, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, 36 others get SAN rank September 23

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on September 23, 2019 swear in 38 lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria.
The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to recapitalise to the tune of N500 billion, its Managing Director, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, has said.

Federal mortgage bank seeks N500 billion recapitalisation fund

Mr. Umar Dankane, Executive Director, Business Development and Portfolio Management of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria has said that the bank needs a N500 billion recapitalisation fund for optimal performance.

CBN commences charges on cash deposits

The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced the commencement of charges on deposits in addition to already existing charges on withdrawals.

Nasarawa Assembly approves N5 billion loan for government

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has approved the request of the state government to secure N5 billion bond from the capital market to undertake vital projects across the state.