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YouTube removes account of far-right creator Soph for hate speech

YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old creator who is known for hateful, anti-Muslim videos after a recent video seemed to call for violence against gay people, BuzzFeed News reports.

Cleric tells Nigerians to return to God

Nigerians have been tasked to return to God for the nation to experience His healing balms.
PRAYER WARRIORS- (l-r) Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma; assistant coach, Nsubuosi Nduka and other officials supplicate to God before the thumping of Akwa United

Eguma: Rivers United ready to fight for Aiteo Cup title

Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma says Wednesday’s 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Aiteo Federation Cup Round of 32 encounter will be a good morale booster for his side as they seek to win the competition this year.
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NPFL Super Six: Lobi Stars’ Barnabas Imenger assures fans on club’s chances

Lobi Stars team manager Barnabas Imenger has assured the club's fans that the reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions will be ready for the season-ending playoffs, which start in Lagos next week.
MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: Gbenga Ogunbote is the best in Nigeria

MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.
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Wikki Tourists and Lobi shares the spoils at Pantimi Stadium

Wikki Tourists of Bauchi and Lobi Stars of Makurdi played out a 1-1 draw in Nigeria Professional Football League rescheduled game at the Pantimi Stadium in Gombe on Thursday.
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Lobi Stars beat Rivers United to go third on NPFL Group B log

Lobi Stars marked their return to the Aper Aku Stadium with a 2-1 win over Rivers United in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash on Wednesday.
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Lobi Stars’ Solomon Ogbeide assures of preparedness for Wydad tie

Lobi Stars’ Solomon Ogbeide has stressed that he does not feel that his players will have an inferiority complex when they step out against Wydad Casablanca in Saturday's Caf Champions League tie at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu.
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Lobi’s Kelly Kester confident of CAF Champions success

Lobi Stars midfielder Kelly Kester says he’s confident his team will prove the critics wrong by picking one of the quarter final ticket in their CAF Champions league group.
Lobi Stars face a difficult task to qualify for the group stage of the 2019 CAF Champions League after they fell 3-1 at Gor Mahia of Kenya today.

CAFCL: Gor Mahia thrash Lobi Stars 3-1 in Kenya

Nigeria’s Lobi Stars lost the first leg of the competition’s second preliminary game by 3-1 to Gor Mahia of Kenya at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani in Nairobi, Kenya on Sunday.
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Solomon Ogbeide: Lobi Stars ready to dump Gor Mahia out of Champions League

NPFL champions Lobi Stars manager Solomon Ogbeide says his side have everything in place to excel in the Caf Champions League this season.
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Mikel Obi’s Russian partner praises Nigerian women

Mikel Obi’s partner and mother of his twin girls, Olga Diyanchenko, has commended Nigerian women for their poise and charisma.

David Oyedepo: Nigeria’ll break if it becomes Islamic nation

The founder and President of the Living Faith Church worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has said Nigeria will break if it becomes an Islamic nation.
Comedian Peter Price (72), who underwent conversion therapy at the age of eighteen intended to "cure" his homosexuality, poses alongside the Wirral river in his hometown of Liverpool on July 5, 2018.Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, intended to "cure" his homosexuality. After three days of intensive therapy, it failed -- but left a damaging legacy. The British government this week announced its intention to ban the practice, as part of a new action plan to tackle discrimination against the gay community./ AFP PHOTO / LINDSEY PARNABY

As UK ban looms, gay ‘conversion therapy’ still haunts subjects

Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, which was intended to "cure" his homosexuality but instead left him deeply damaged.

YouTube apologizes to LGBTQ creators over issues with ad and monetization policies

Following complaints from users, YouTube has apologized for some of the problems that its LGBTQ creators have faced regarding its monetization and ad policies in recent months. The apology comes at the end of Pride month, and the video platform says that it will do better by its creators.

Sade Adu sings in ‘A wrinkle in time’ after 8 years hiatus

Helen Folasade Adu, a.k.a Sade Adu, Nigerian–British soul singer, has recorded a new original song for the upcoming American film, ‘A Wrinkle in Time’, her first in eight years.
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Plateau CAN urges Christians to unite to tackle challenges

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Plateau chapter, has decried the lack of unity among Christians, and declared that the travails of the faithful would only worsen if the Church remained divided.

[email protected]: Agitations for secession out of place – Lalong

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau has said that Nigerians were better off together, declaring that agitations for secession were “totally out of place”.

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Kano fire service receives 11 false alarms in two weeks

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