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US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump slammed for ‘silence’ on white supremacist threat

Democrats led by an Arab-American lawmaker attacked President Donald Trump’s “silence” on the rise of white supremacy Sunday as reaction to the New Zealand mosque massacre spilled into a heated US debate over religious and racial bigotry.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido, 21 Savage, others to perform at Roots Picnic in Philadelphia

Popular Nigerian singer, David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido, is to perform at the 11th Roots Picnic headlining the 20th Anniversary celebration of The Root’s classic album, `Things Fall Apart’ on June 1 in Philadelphia.
Ola Aina

Ola Aina faces late fitness test ahead Torino vs Frosinone Serie A clash

Nigeria defender Ola Aina will face a late fitness ahead of Torino’s Serie A clash against Frosinone on Sunday at the Stadio Benito Stripe.

Court fixes date for judgement in federal government’s $110 million suit against Agip Oil

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos will on 30th April, 2019 deliver judgement in a $110 million suit instituted by the Federal Government against Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited.
Rotana Farea, 22, & Tala Farea, 16

Deaths of Saudi sisters found in New York river ruled suicide

Sisters Rotana Farea, 23, and Tala Farea, 16, had been living in the United States for two to three years, and their bodies were found on the banks of New York's Hudson River on October 24.
LeBron James told Dwyane Wade after their final game against each other on Monday that it was either ending in Los Angeles or at Madison Square Garden — hinting that he was considering signing with the New York Knicks. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

NBA: LeBron James wins final duel with Dwyane Wade as Lakers roll on

LeBron James won the final instalment of his long rivalry with Dwyane Wade on Monday, scoring 28 points as the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat at the Staples Center.

Donald Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly quits

President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of this year, confirming speculations about another high profile departure from his team.
Victor Oladipo . Getty

Victor Oladipo powers Pacers to thrilling victory over Celtics

Victor Oladipo drained a clutch three pointer with three seconds left on the clock as the Indiana Pacers cooled off the red-hot Boston Celtics with a dramatic 102-101 victory on Saturday.

Femi Falana: It’s a shame we don’t know how much oil Nigeria is producing

Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, said it was shameful that there was no accurate record of the volume of crude oil being produced in Nigeria daily.
Everton's English striker Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Everton at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on August 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF/

Wayne Rooney brace propels DC United into MLS Cup playoffs, LA Galaxy stay alive

Former Manchester United and England Star Wayne Rooney scored twice to push D.C. United to a 3-1 victory over New York City FC and into the MLS Cup playoffs on Sunday.

Femi Falana: Crude oil worth $12.7 billion stolen under Goodluck Jonathan

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says $12.7 billion worth of crude oil was stolen from Nigeria between 2011 and 2014.

Scientists edit mice gene that could prevent human congenital diseases

American Scientists have for the first time performed ‘prenatal gene editing’ to prevent a deadly metabolic disorder in lab animals, offering the potential to treat human congenital diseases before birth.

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in prison for sexual assault

US television icon Bill Cosby was on Tuesday sentenced to three to 10 years in prison by a judge in Norristown, Pennsylvania for sexually assaulting a woman 14 years ago.

Sexual assault: Bill Cosby faces 30 years in prison

Bill Cosby, 81-year-old American comedian could face the rest of his life in jail after he was found guilty of sexual assault in April after a jury heard allegations from Andrea Constand.
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods seizes share of early lead at tour championship

Tiger Woods delivered easily the loudest roar in ending his round with an eagle three to share the lead on day one of the season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta.
Ola Aina

Ola Aina resumes full training with Torino, set for Udinese clash

Nigeria defender Ola Aina is in line to make Italian side Torino’s squad for Sunday’s Serie A clash against Udinese after taking part in full training on Friday.
Pope Francis waves as he boards the plane on his way to the his two-day pastoral trip to Ireland on August 25, 2018 from the Fiumicino airport. Vincenzo PINTO - AFP

Sexual abuse: Pope Francis orders probe of American bishop Bransfield

As the Catholic Church battle to redeem its battered image amid a wave of scandals enveloping leaders within its circle, Pope Francis ordered an investigation of an American bishop Michael Bransfield, accused of sexually harassing adults.
Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti thrills New Yorkers with electrifying performance

Afrobeats musician Femi Kuti pulled off an electrifying show with his band ‘The Positive Force’ at the Central Park, New York on Sunday.

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Abdul'aziz Yari

Governor Yari rules out dialogue with bandits, insists they are deceitful

Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
Point of Sale - POS

NIBSS upgrades systems for anticipated 100% rise in POS transactions

The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.

Air strike kills four people in Somalia

An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
Tuberculosis

Official: Only 25 percent of Nigerians know much about tuberculosis

The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: Availability of reliable HIV data crucial for effective health interventions

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.