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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.
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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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Full list of winners at the 2019 SOUNDCITY MVP awards

One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos.
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Blockmoulders: Dangote new cement best for all seasons

Block Moulders Association of Nigeria describes Dangote Cement’s new product, BlocMaster, as the best cement for all seasons
Steven Gerrard celebrates Rangers win over Kilmarnock

Steven Gerrard wants to stay at Rangers long-term

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard insists he is in it for the long haul at Ibrox after hailing the backing he has received from chairman Dave King.
Joshua King celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot. Harry Trump-Getty Images

Bournemouth earn biggest top-flight away win at Watford

Josh King struck twice as Bournemouth continued their best start to a Premier League season to earn their biggest top-flight away win with a 4-0 thumping of 10-man Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday.
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Rivers guber: Magnus Abe threatens to boycott APC primaries over indirect election

Frontline governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has threatened to boycott the primaries of the party scheduled this Saturday if the party fails to adopt direct primaries as earlier advocated by the National Executive Council (NEC) of the party.
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LeBron James signs new four-year NBA deal with Lakers

LeBron James signed his new four-year NBA contract worth $154 million with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, with Lakers president Earvin “Magic” Johnson calling it a “huge step” for the team.

British toddler at centre of legal battle dies

Terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans died in hospital on Saturday after doctors withdrew life support, the child’s parents said, following a protracted legal battle and a campaign that drew support from Pope Francis.

Oluwo of Iwo: Why I adopted Emir title

The Oluwo of Iwo land, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has defended his adoption of the Emir of Yoruba land title, saying it was a “metaphor” of the disunity among traditional rulers in Yoruba land.

Donald Trump: America a nation sustained by prayer

U.S. President Donald Trump has paid tributes to Americans who had always prayed for the country, declaring that America is a nation that is sustained by prayer.

BBNaija: Tobi becomes first Head of House

Tobi Bakre, has been crowned the first Head of House in the on-going Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2018 reality show.

Don’t drag me into partisan politics – Olubadan replies Ajimobi

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has told the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, not to drag him into “petty partisan politics,” saying that he is a monarch and not a politician.

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Minister commended for raid, closure of strippers clubs in Abuja

Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has commended Mr Mohammed Bello, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, for the timely raid and closure of nude clubs in Abuja.
Callum Hudson-Odoi is set to miss the rest of the season after injuring his achilles playing for Chelsea in the 2-2 draw with Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Monday evening. Chris Brunskill-Fantasista-Getty Images

Chelsea to be without Callum Hudson-Odoi for rest of season

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi says he will miss the rest of the season after suffering a ruptured Achilles in Monday’s 2-2 draw against Burnley.g
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Chinese firm offers to help develop Nigeria’s housing sector

The management of Sinoria FABCOM, a subsidiary of one of China’s leading business conglomerates, Sinoma, says the company is in Nigeria to help solve the country’s housing problem with its products.
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Victor Osimhen scores 15th goal in Sporting Charleroi win

Victor Osimhen scored his 15th goal of the season to help Sporting Charleroi defeat Beerschot-Wilrijk in a Belgian First Division A Europa League play-off encounter.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief urges personnel to maintain discipline, battle-readiness

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged officers and men to maintain discipline and combat-readiness always to be able to end insurgency and banditry in the country.