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Dolapo Osinbajo: Abuse against women is offence against humanity

Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Osun monarch lauds governor’s performance

The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has said that the administration of Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, would achieve the needed turnaround before the end of his first term in office.
This picture taken on November 10, 2019 shows protesters waving Lebanese national flags by a giant sign of a fist with the slogan “revolution” written on it in Arabic in the capital Beirut’s Martyrs’ Square during continuing anti-government protests. (Photo by Amir MAKAR / AFP)

Protesters say ‘real independence’ close as Lebanon turns 76

Lebanon was marking 76 years of self-rule on Friday, but protesters say that only this year are its people experiencing “real independence”.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic potentially aimed a parting shot at MLS as he discussed his LA Galaxy future following their play-off defeat to rivals Los Angeles FC.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms MLS exit after two seasons

Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic has mutually parted ways with MLS giants LA Galaxy after two seasons on Wednesday, November 13.
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) | Reuters

OPEC: Oil demand to fall in the West, but not in India, China

Oil demand in highly industrialised countries will shift from slight growth to a decline after 2020, while India and China will ensure that global oil consumption will grow over the next decades, an official said.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank lifts creative industry with N20 billion facility

Access Bank Plc has announced the disbursement of N20 billion loans to beneficiaries in the entertainment industry under the Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The fund, which represents the first tranche of the loans, was made accessible to the borrowers in the sector.
Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

Catholic bishops ask Pope to open priesthood to married men

Catholic bishops gathered at a special Vatican assembly called on Pope Francis Saturday to open the priesthood to married men in the Amazon, as well as giving women a greater role to play and making damaging the environment a sin.
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, speaks to supporters during a “Team Trudeau 2019” Rally at the Woodward’s Atrium in Vancouver B.C. on October 20, 2019. (Photo by Don MacKinnon - AFP)

Canada vote too close to call as Trudeau hopes to cling on

Canadians vote in a general election Monday with polling predicting a minority government as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party risks losing its majority or even being kicked out of office.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku group frowns at delay in presidential elections appeal panel composition

Democracy Vanguard of Nigeria in Diaspora (DVND), an ally to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed concerns over the delay in constituting the seven-man Presidential Elections Appeal Panel.
Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.

Atletico Madrid and Villarreal submit request to play La Liga match in Miami

Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.
Cabo Verde Airlines

Cape Verde carrier begins direct Lagos flights

The national carrier of the Cape Verde Islands, Cabo Verde Airlines said on Tuesday that it would begin direct flights from Lagos to Cape Verde on December 9.

African-Americans christened Nigerian names to commemorate 400 years of transatlantic slavery

Twelve African-Americans, exploring their ancestry in West Africa, have been given native Nigerian names in commemoration of the four centuries of the first Africans slaves to arrive in Virginia, United States.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Federal government set to make sports more rewarding – minister

The minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government is already working on a new business model that would explore the business angle of sports to make it more-rewarding.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo by Gali TIBBON - AFP)

Israeli negotiators seek to break Benjamin Netanyahu-Benny Gantz deadlock

Negotiators for Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent Benny Gantz met Tuesday to discuss possibilities for a unity government that both men say they should lead after last week’s deadlocked election.
Antonio Guterres

Climate summit: Big companies pledge emissions slash

No fewer than 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications have pledged to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, Reuters reports.

UN: Indians top international migrant population

A report released by the United Nations titled “International Migrant Stock 2019” revealed the global migrant population has reached an estimated 272 million, an increase of 51 million since 2010.

UN: World’s migrant population now at 272 million

Europe and North America have absorbed the largest share of the world’s 272 million migrants, a population that has grown by 23 per cent over the past decade, according to a UN report published Tuesday.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Former President Obasanjo, others urge Africa to learn from global trends

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other stakeholders at a security forum on Monday stressed the need for Africa to carefully study global trends with a view to learning and positioning the region at an enviable height.

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Dolapo Osinbajo: Abuse against women is offence against humanity

Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.
Jadon Sancho has been dropped and fined by Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with top-of-the-table Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester United go head-to-head with Chelsea in pursuit of Jadon Sancho’s signature

Manchester United face mounting competition to secure the signature of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, as Chelsea have now joined the fray.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

South Africa on the edge over new radical sect terror group

South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.

US warns against travel to Tanzania over same-sex unions row

The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.

Convicted Orji Kalu: 2023, here we come

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, who was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment, over N7.65billion fraud, by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, while being led out of the court by the Correctional Service officers on Thursday said ‘2023, here we come’.