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Read full address of Bishop Kukah at funeral of slain seminarian

Homily of His Lordship Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah at the Funeral Mass of Seminarian Michael Nnadi at Good Shepherd Seminary Kaduna (11th February 2020)
Two persons were reportedly feared dead in a multiple pipeline explosion that blazed through Abule-Egba axis in Lagos. 5

Economy bleeds over $42 billion revenue loss to attacks on pipelines

The constant attacks on critical national assets, especially petroleum product pipelines appears to have defied all solutions, posing a national security threat capable of bringing the nation’s economy to its kneel with a $41.94 billion loss in 10 years.

Senator Omisore condoles with Osun ex-speaker over mum’s death

Former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has condoled with the family of the former speaker of the State, Hon Adejare Bello, on the death of his mother. Mrs Monilola Abeki Bello.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged parents to properly train their children, stressing that both formal and informal education children are exposed to would determine how far they would go in life. Governor Makinde stated this on Thursday during the 80th Birthday/Holy Communion Service for his mother, Madam Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde, whom he paid glowing tribute to.

Oyo governor celebrates mother at 80

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged parents to properly train their children, stressing that both formal and informal education children are exposed to would determine how far they would go in life.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari constitutes campaign team for husband’s re-election

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has reconsidered her earlier threats not to support her husband, Muhammadu Buhari in his second term bid if certain things were not changed.
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Mayorkun’s album debuts on Billboard Charts

The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States, for songs published weekly by Billboard magazine.

Simi, Nasty C among top contenders as AFRIMA unveils nominees

Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.

Court sentences seven to death for robbing, killing US-based businessman

An Ondo State High Court in Akure on Thursday sentenced seven men to death for armed robbery and killing of a US-based businessman, Banji Adafin.

African Union, AFRIMA release fifth awards nominees list

The globally-anticipated Nominees List for the 5th All Africa Music Awards has been unveiled by the African Union Commission and the International Jury of AFRIMA during a World Media announcement held on August 14, 2018, at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Headies: Davido, Simi, Wizkid win most awards

Davido has won the Artist of the Year award at the 12th edition of the Headies Awards which ended on Sunday morning at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State.

Winnie Mandela: Celebration of a life of struggle, sacrifice and service

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, joins millions of lovers of freedom and democracy to mourn the passage of this priceless embodiment of resilience and tenacity typical of the African woman. Though saddened by Winnie’s demise, the Nigerian labour movement has many reasons to celebrate the life of struggle, sacrifice and service to humanity which Mama Winnie epitomized.
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South Africa lays to rest ‘Mama’ Winnie Mandela

South Africa lays to rest anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto on Saturday.

Headies 2018: Full list of nominees

The music awards academy released this year’s nomination list on its Instagram page after shortlisting thousands of entries submitted in the year under review (from July 2016 – December 2017).

Dremo: I’m ready to release back to back hits

Aboriomoh Femi Raymond, a rapper better known as Dremo, says he will release “back to back hits” in 2018.

AFRIMA, Nigeria vs Argentina match dominate Google search

Sunday’s All African Music Award and the Nigeria/Argentina football match dominated searches on the internet search engine, Google, this week.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC will not condone two passengers in front seat – spokesperson

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.

Greece boosts border patrols as Turkey says will release refugees

Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
Luigi Di Maio said ‘jackals’ speculating on masks and disinfectant would be severely punished. Francesco Fotia-AGF-Rex-Shutterstock

Italy urges tourists not to cancel trips because of coronavirus outbreak

Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.

NGO adopts first primary school in Ilorin with N100 million development fund

A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.