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Pastor ends marriage over wife’s refusal to go for deliverance

A 44-year-old Pastor Omotilewa Oke on Monday secured a divorce at an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, over his wife’s refusal to go for deliverance.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

Ramadan: APC urges Nigerians to pray for the country

In observance of 2019 Ramadan fast, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Muslim faithful to use the Holy Month to pray for the peace, security and development of the country.

NDLEA arrest 182 suspects for drug abuse, trafficking in Katsina

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Katsina state says it arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.

Trader docked over alleged assault

A 38-year-old trader, Tunde Babawande, who allegedly assaulted and threatened two of his siblings, was on Monday docked in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Afghan refugee and local resident Abdul Aziz (L), 48, looks on during an interview with AFP in Christchurch on March 17, 2019, two days after he chased a gunman during a shooting incident at the Linwood Mosque in the city. When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran towards the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find — a hand-held credit card machine. Anthony WALLACE / AFP

Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque

When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran towards the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find — a hand-held credit card machine.
The Lagos APC Woman Leader, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, said this in her address to the teeming female members of the party at the APC Women Rally at Lagos Campos Square Stadium on Tuesday.

Election: Mobilise your neighbours for President Buhari, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s victory – Lagos APC woman...

Women in Lagos State have been urged to mobilise their neighbours, friends and family members to vote enmasse for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

CUPP alleges plan to force Justice Onnoghen to resign ‘at gun point’

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Tuesday alleged that it has uncovered a plan by the Federal Government to force the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to resign “at gun point.”
Employees of a cleaning company looks at damage one day after a gas explosion in the Jan van der Heijdenstraat in The Hague, the Netherlands, on January 28, 2019. (Photo by Lex van LIESHOUT - ANP - AFP) - Netherlands OUT

Nine injured in Dutch gas blast building collapse

A suspected gas explosion in The Hague has caused a home to partially collapse, injuring at least nine people including four who were plucked from the rubble, Dutch emergency services said Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: Traders promise President Buhari over 10 million votes

Nigerian traders under the auspices of Nigerian Traders For President Buhari (NTFPMB) have charged their members to mobilise their families, neighbours, and acquaintances to support and vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming presidential elections, even as it promised to exceed its 10 million vote mark.

Man divorces wife for insisting on voting for President Buhari

A man, Abdullahi Yada’u, has divorced his wife after failing to convince her not to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s presidential election.
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FCT residents bemoan decline in gift giving, goodwill messages

Some FCT residents have expressed concerns over the declining culture of gift giving and sending of personalised Christmas messages to families and loved ones.
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Pet black bear kills Japanese caretaker

A bear standing 1.3 metres (4.2 feet) tall and weighing an estimated 50 kilos attacked and killed a Japanese man who was found inside the animal’s cage, police said Monday.
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Protests delay release of Pakistani Christian woman accused of blasphemy

The release of a Pakistani Christian woman who was acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy has been delayed.

Envoy: Trade crisis no threat to Nigeria, Ghana relations

Nigeria and Ghana are working hand in hand to build a better trade relation despite the recent trade crisis faced by Nigerians.

29-year-old commits suicide in Jos

Mr Paul Majie, a 29-year-old unemployed man, on Thursday committed suicide in his room at Dadin-Kowa in Jos South Local Government of Plateau.

My husband no longer loves me – Woman tells court

A housewife, Iwabi Fasinu, 28, on Tuesday pleaded with a Badagry Customary Court in Topo, Badagry, to dissolve her marriage to Alex Fasinu on grounds of lack of love.

Ex-Minister Fani-Kayode asks court to declare police invitation illegal

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has approached the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to stop the police from inflicting on him any form of unlawful arrest and detention.

Teenager kills mum for borrowing money without repaying

A Zimbabwean teenager, Tinashe Tidziwani, 19, has allegedly murdered his mother after she was unable to repay a 50 cent loan, he had given her earlier.

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Pastor ends marriage over wife’s refusal to go for deliverance

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