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Egyptian honour guards escort the coffin of former president Hosni Mubarak during his funeral in Cairo. Khaled Desouki-AFP via Getty Images

Egypt buries autocrat Hosni Mubarak with military honours

Egypt held a military funeral Wednesday for former president Hosni Mubarak, whose three decades of strong-arm rule ended in the Arab Spring protests of 2011.
Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, the official mascot of the tournament has been unveiled by the Local Organizing Committee and it is called The child “Tut”.

In Pictures: AFCON 2019 official mascot ‘Tutankhamun’ unveiled

Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, the official mascot of the tournament has been unveiled by the Local Organizing Committee and it is called The child “Tut”.
John Joseph Hayab

CAN urges Kaduna government to secure Kajuru communities

Chairman of the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab, has urged the Kaduna State Government to secure communities ravaged by herdsmen in Kajuru Local Government Area, to enable victims of the attacks return to their homes.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN urges Kaduna government to secure Kajuru communities against herdsmen attack

Chairman of the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab, has urged the Kaduna state government to secure communities in Kajuru Local Government Area ravaged by herdsmen to enable victims of the attacks return to their homes.
Super Eagles of Nigeria

Dosu Joseph urges NFF to get more North Africa friendlies for Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles goalie Dosu Joseph has submitted that Eagles national team should play more North African countries so as to understand how the Egyptians play, even as both sides are set to battle in an international friendly on the 22nd of this month.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman: Senator Saraki’s defeat has moved Kwara from Egypt

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman, has said that Saturday’s historical electoral feat for the APC has taken the people of the state many miles away from Pharaoh’s Egypt.
Udom Emmanuel

Governor Emmanuel: PDP will station 1,000 vote defenders per unit in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state will station 1,000 youths per unit to defend its votes.
Popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie of Household of God Church International Ministries

2019: Time for a new paradigm

The politics of today is so partisan, that it is bereft of the nationalistic sentiments that would augur well for a nation. Nigeria is at the cusp, and we must come up with a philosophy that is antithetical and diametrically opposed to what we have done in the past.

Prince Adeyeye: Kayode Fayemi’s victory has changed narratives in Ekiti politics

Prince Dayo Adeyeye, former Minister of State for Works, has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi for his victory in the last Saturday governorship poll.
Philip Gyunka Aruwa

Senator Gyunka: Ekiti attack is a threat to democracy

A National Assembly member, Sen. Philip Gyunka, has condemned alleged attack on Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, by policemen deployed to monitor Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

APC, PDP trade words on Ekiti employment forms

‎A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Dayo Adeyeye, has described the employment forms being distributed to unemployed youths by the Ekiti State Government as a scam.

Egypt fans pin hopes on injured Salah for World Cup glory

Encircled by expectant cheers of Egyptian fans, Mohamed Salah appeared at the Pharaohs’ final pre-World Cup training session and kindled hopes he can overcome injury to aid Egypt’s first shot at the tournament in nearly three decades.

Ekiti guber: Army, Police can’t rescue Kayode Fayemi from defeat – Governor Fayose

The governors of Ekiti and River States, Ayodele Fayose and Nyesom Wike, respectively, yesterday said the deployment of soldiers and police won’t save the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, from being disgraced in the July 14 governorship poll.

Governor Fayose is Pharaoh in Ekiti – PDP chief

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has accused the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, of trying to muscle the party in the state.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah aims to become Egypt’s greatest Pharaoh

Egyptian international Mohamed Salah says he does not want to be remembered as a national football great, he aims to be the greatest “Pharaoh” – alias of the Egyptian senior national team.

Chuba Okadigbo’s son appointed ADP deputy spokesman

Son of the late flamboyant Senate President, Dr. Chuba Okadigbo, Pharaoh, has been appointed Assistant National Publicity Secretary of Action Democratic Party (ADP).

Ekiti APC describes Governor Fayose as biblical Pharaoh

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has likened the government of Governor Ayodele Fayose to the reign of biblical Pharaoh, which is characterized by pains and deceit.

Kanu backs out of South-East govs’ peace parley

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has backed out of the mediation between his group and the South-East Governors.

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Nigeria’s Q1 capital import hits $5,854.38 million

Nigeria’s total value of capital import stood at $5,854.38 million in the First Quarter of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina probes rise in death rate

The Katsina State Government says it is investigating the causes of the unusual rise in deaths being recorded daily across the state.
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.

Police: 875 people committed suicide during coronavirus lockdown in Nepal

According to the data compiled by the Nepal Police, the suicide cases, across the country, increased by 16 per cent in the first month of the lockdown.

Dangote, MTN emerge most admired African brands

For the third time in a row, Dangote Group has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers, paired with t he telecommunication giant, MTN in a survey of 100 Africa best brands announced in a novel global virtual event that incorporated the market openings of Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria announces 276 new coronavirus cases as toll hits 8344

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced that Nigeria recorded two hundred and seventy-six, 276, COVID-19 cases.