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Corps member wins $2,500 Afriture painting competition

A 26-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Julius Agbaje, has won the 2018 Afriture Painting Competition.

What selling my father’s ‘Tutu’ artwork means to me – Ben Enwonwu’s son

Oliver Enwonwu, the son of the late artist and carver, Ben Enwonwu, on Thursday said the auctioning of Ben Enwonwu’s artwork, “Tutu” for $1.68 million in London recently would inspire many Nigerian artists into hard work and the hope of a bright future.

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CAFCL: Michael Babatunde confident Wydad will overturn first leg defeat to ES Setif

Wydad Casablanca’s Nigerian winger Michael Babatunde is confident that the Moroccan club will overturn the 1-0 defeat to ES Setif of Algeria in the first leg of their 2018 CAF Champions League quarter-final match at the Stade du 8-Mai-1945 in Algiers.
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Fans hail Golden Eaglets, want MRI scan issue resolved

The Ebonyi Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Charles Akpuenika, and other soccer fans have congratulated the Golden Eaglets for winning the 2018 WAFU Zone B U-17 AFCON in Niger Republic on Saturday.
FILE PHOTO - South Sudan President Salva Kiir attends talks in Khartoum on an end to his country's civil war, June 25, 2018. REUTERS-Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah-File Photo

South Sudan’s rebel group accuses government of violating ceasefire deal

South Sudan’s main rebel force SPLM-IO has accused government forces of attacking their defensive positions a day after both sides signed a peace deal, while the U.N. mission said one of its peacekeepers was shot and wounded by a government soldier.
Rescue workers clear a road of debris and toppled electric posts caused by strong winds due to super Typhoon Mangkhut as they try to reach Baggao town in Cagayan province, north of Manila September 15, 2018. Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines, with violent winds and torrential rains, as authorities warned millions in its path of potentially heavy destruction.TED ALJIBE / AFP

Death toll from Philippines typhoon jumps to 49

Typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong before striking mainland China on Sunday, injuring scores and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing at least 49 people in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland.

Governor El-Rufai tells youths to more active in politics

The purpose of the summit according to the organisers is to take stock on how the youths have fared under the current administration, and what the future holds for them in the party.