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Christians hold processions on Lagos roads to mark Palm Sunday

Several churches with their congregation stepped out on the streets of Lagos on Sunday, to celebrate Palm Sunday, which usually occurs a week before Easter celebrations.

Devotees march around black Jesus Christ statue in Philippines

Hundreds of thousands of devotees, many barefooted, joined a chaotic procession in the Philippine capital on Tuesday for a black Jesus Christ statue, in one of the biggest annual religious festivals.

Jerusalem tensions cast shadow over Holy Land Christmas

Palestinian scouts played drums and bagpipes at Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem on Sunday, but many tourists stayed away with tensions still simmering following Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Court orders Atiku’s son, estranged wife to agree on children’s upkeep allowance

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union.

Names of four US soldiers killed in Niger added to memorial wall

The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger are among those added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg.

Air chief Abubakar inaugurates new NAF air safety institute in Kaduna

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has inaugurated the permanent site of the Nigeria Air Force Institute of Safety, located at Rigachikun area of Kaduna.