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President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, on Monday outlined his priorities for the remaining part of his tenure in 2020.

Coronavirus pandemic strengthens friendship – UNGA president

President of the United Nations General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Thursday highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic was strengthening friendships.

My husband compares me to a pig – woman tells court

A mother of three, Oluwayemisi Ajakaye, on Wednesday sought dissolution of her 12-year-old marriage to husband, Segun, at a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on grounds that he calls (and) compares her to a pig.

Presidency dismisses report on electricity ‘sale on credit’ to Nigeria’s neighbours

The presidency Monday dismissed a report by Punch newspaper which said Nigeria continues to sell electricity to her West African neighbours on credit while the nation suffers persistent blackout.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two arrested for alleged rape, murder of neighbour’s wife

The police in Katsina State have arrested two men, Faisal Lawal and Abba Nasiru, for allegedly raping and killing their neighbours wife in the state.

Girl commits suicide over fights with brother in Lagos

Following series of molestations by her step-brother, a 20-year-old girl, Sherifat Suleiman, has committed suicide in Ikorodu area of Lagos.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest another couple in Enugu for causing grievous harm to daughter

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement on Tuesday that the couple was arrested on July 12, in Okwojo village in Ngwo community in Udi Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Minister extols Nigeria’s security as top success story

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has identified security as a major success so far recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration since the past five years.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police vow to prosecute rapists in Ondo

The Police command in Ondo has vowed to ensure the prosecution of all reported cases of rape in the state.

President Moon: South Korea not seeking another war with the North

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War on Thursday, South Korean President Moon Jae In assured North Korea his country wasn’t looking for another war.

Man stabs brother to death over soft drink

One Chisom Eze has allegedly killed his 19-year-old brother, Henry, during a fight over a bottle of soft drink at their place of residence on Johnson Street, Alaba area of Lagos State.
The Danish Super League is set to restart on May 28 and clubs have been quite inventive when it comes to coping with having to play behind closed doors.

Danish League restarts with drive-in cinema

The Danish Super League is set to restart on May 28 and clubs have been quite inventive when it comes to coping with having to play behind closed doors.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Banker commits suicide in Lagos

A young man identified as Kelvin has committed suicide at Modinatu Street in Ogba area of Lagos.
Three weeks after the announcement of ongoing discussions to use a part of the Landmark Village as the site for the isolation and treatment centre for Coronavirus patients in Eti-Osa Local Government Area

Lagos unveils 80-bed isolation centre in Eti-Osa

Three weeks after the announcement of ongoing discussions to use a part of the Landmark Village as the site for the isolation and treatment centre for Coronavirus patients in Eti-Osa Local Government Area, the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has recently unveiled the completed 80-bed Centre.
Swedish university city of Lund is spreading a tonne of smelling chicken manure in a park to discourage people from gathering today for a festival.

Swedish city uses stinking manure to keep people away from park

Gustav Lindblad, from Lund’s environmental committee, said it was a good opportunity to fertilise the lawn, but “it may not be so nice to sit and drink beer in the park”.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PPRO: Asiwaju Tinubu CSO’s burial not attended by 50 policemen

The Lagos State Police Command has said about 10 people buried Alhaji Lateef Raheem, a former Chief Security Officer of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 1

Kaduna residents appeal to government to review lockdown order

Some residents of Kaduna have appealed to the state government to review the lockdown extension announced on Sunday to enable low income earners do their business.
A special train possibly belonging to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is seen in a satellite image taken over Wonsan, North Korea on April 23, 2020 [File- Planet Labs-38 North-Handout via Reuters]

Uncertainty surrounds Kim Jong Un’s health status, his train spotted at resort town

As the health status of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, continues to generate controversy, a train likely belonging to North Korea’s leader has been spotted at a resort town in the country’s east, satellite imagery showed, amid conflicting reports about Kim Jong Un’s health and whereabouts.
A Vietnamese entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a 24-7 automatic dispensing machine providing free rice for people out of work following an ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

‘Rice ATM’ feeds Vietnam’s poor during lockdown

A Vietnamese entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City has invented a 24/7 automatic dispensing machine providing free rice for people out of work following an ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Italian Serie A side, AS Roma, is interested in signing Nigerian wing-back, Victor Moses, from Chelsea.

Victor Moses shifts focus on Europa League after Serie A campaign

Inter Milan wing-back Victor Moses has shifted attention to the Europa League following the end of the league campaign.
Algeria’s Supreme Islamic Council said the National Bank of Algeria (BNA) had become the first state bank to obtain a sharia compliance certificate from the Sharia Board for issuing Fatwas for the Islamic Finance Industry.

Algeria allows first Islamic finance products by state banks

Algeria said on Sunday it had given the go-ahead to a plan aimed at offering Islamic finance services, as it seeks new funding sources to cope with financial problems caused by a fall in energy revenues.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard demands for ‘fair’ treatment for tired Chelsea

Frank Lampard has called on the Premier League to give Chelsea a fair start to next season, saying the September 12 launch date is “too early” for his players.

NIPOST: Lagos chamber wants regulatory framework reviewed

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for the review of the regulatory framework of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) in the interest of the Nigerian economy, business continuity, private sector development and job creation.
Bayern Munich’s David Alaba is inching closer to finally suiting up for Barcelona.

Bayern Munich star closing in on free transfer to Barcelona

Bayern Munich’s David Alaba is inching closer to finally suiting up for Barcelona. The Austrian footballer is being reported to complete a free transfer to the Blaugrana in 2021 as Bayern is unable to convince him to stay beyond his current contract.