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Trial resumes in Turkey of US pastor on terror charges

The trial of an American pastor that has strained relations between Turkey and the US resumed on Monday, with the defendant again rejecting charges of links to terror groups.

Nigerian Air Force takes delivery of two new helicopter gunships

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday took delivery of two Mi-35M helicopter gunships that the federal government ordered from Russia.

Donald Trump tweets support for US pastor jailed in Turkey

US President Donald Trump has voiced support for an American Christian pastor on trial in Turkey on terror-related charges, in a case that has increased friction between Ankara and Washington.

Cardinal Zen: Vatican, Beijing deal could be ‘disaster’

The Hong Kong Cardinal, Joseph Zen on Tuesday warned that a pending deal between the Catholic Church and Beijing could be a “disaster” for religious freedom in China.

Is another revolution imminent in the Nigerian church?

The tithe debate kick-started by the radio presenter known as Daddy Freeze is causing ripples in the Nigerian church. It has done one big thing among Christians: It has reduced the fear that has enveloped Christians for decades – the fear ingrained in them not to question whatever is said by the spiritual leaders – for fear of incurring the wrath of God.

CAS Sadique Abubakar urges Nigerians to keep hope alive

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Sunday urged Nigerians to keep the hope alive, in spite of the challenging economic situation in the country.

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Ibe Kachikwu: Niger Delta militants almost crippled Nigeria in 2015

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday indicated that but for the timely interventions of the government, first through back-channel consultations and then open dialogues with militants who resumed bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta in 2015, the country could have been crippled.

Police arrest suspected killers of Nasarawa university lecturer

The Nigeria Police said on Wednesday that it had arrested 14 suspects linked to the murder of the late Dr Ibrahim Mailafia, a Senior Lecturer with the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

NNPC: India largest importer of Nigeria’s crude oil in 2017

India was the largest importer of Nigeria’s crude oil in 2017, a report by the state oil firm, NNPC has shown.

Capital market indices drop further by 0.25 percent

Key indicators of the performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange declined for the third consecutive day, dropping by 0.25 per cent on Wednesday as profit taking persisted.

NFL bans players from kneeling during national anthem

American footballers competing in the league will have to stand on the pitch during The Star Spangled Banner or remain in the locker room.