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Chris Danjuma: Super Falcons not under pressure, won’t bow twice to Banyana Banyana

Former Super Falcons coach Chris Danjuma says he expects the team’s psychologist will be busy in the build up to the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations final against South Africa on Saturday.
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Study confirms that lack of sleep intensifies anger

A new research from Iowa State University has confirmed a link between sleep loss and anger intensity.
John Allen Chau, an American missionary, was killed last week as he tried to spread Christianity to North Sentinel, a forbidden island in the Andaman Sea with a long history of repelling outsiders. Reuters

Sentinel Island: Police face-off with isolated tribe in missionary killing

Indian officers had a nervous long-distance face-off with the tribe who killed an American missionary, in their latest bid to locate his body on a remote island, police said Sunday.

IMSU lecturer arrested for allegedly defaulting ASUU strike

The ongoing industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may have claimed a victim in Imo State University (IMSU), according to a source from the citadel of learning.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

Udom Emmanuel: Akwa Ibom’s coconut factory to create 1,500 jobs

Governor Udom Emmanuel has stated that the coconut factory built by his administration in Onna, will generate 1,500 direct jobs and thousands of indirect jobs.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

US Senate to decide Brett Kavanaugh’s fate after FBI probe closes

U.S. senators are set to cast a procedural vote on Friday that could advance the life-long appointment of Brett Kavanaugh, accused of sexual misconduct to the country’s highest court.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Donald Trump attacks credibility of Brett Kavanaugh sex accuser

Donald Trump on Friday ditched his previous caution in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee to attack the credibility of the woman accusing the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens.

APC chieftain lauds party for endorsing consensus in Ebonyi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Chief Egwu Chima, has commended the party for endorsing consensus in the selection of the party’s flag bearers for the 2019 general elections.

Senator Makarfi: President Buhari still a problem for PDP in the North

A Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Makafi, has said the party must work on the psychology of voters in the northern part of the country to defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and President Muhammadu Buhari, its likely candidate in the 2019 general elections.
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Study: Social bonding key cause of football violence

As World Cup fever sets in, a new study shows that social bonding and a desire to protect and defend other fans may be one of the main motivations not only for football hooliganism.

Study: Infants can track others’ mental states

A brain-imaging study has offered new support for the notion that infants can accurately track other people’s beliefs, and they have the ability to know other people’s mental states.

NITDA to develop viable curriculum for IT education

Dr Isa Pantami, the Director–General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), on Thursday said the agency was working on developing a viable curriculum for IT education at all levels.

Jupp Heynckes: Real Madrid’s rest is no advantage

Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes does not believe that Real Madrid's lack of action at the weekend represents a big advantage for them ahead of their Champions League semi-final in midweek.

SMEDAN to train 52 inmates on entrepreneurial skills

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) is set to equip 52 inmates with entrepreneurial skills toward improving their lives and the nation’s socio-economic state.

Study: Women wearing make-up less likely to be considered good leaders

Women wearing make-up are less likely to be considered strong leaders, according to a new study.

Itse Sagay: Why youths can’t be President in Nigeria

Itse Sagay, Chairman of the of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), has dismissed calls that youths will perform better than older people if given the opportunity to become President of Nigeria.

Lagos charges residents to shun domestic violence, child abuse

The Lagos State Government has urged residents of the state to desist from all forms of violent act and abuses, adding that it is profitable to always explore the option of effective communication to resolve differences rather than allowing issues to degenerate to crisis.

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Senior Comoros opposition figures handed life sentences

The security court in Comoros has handed down life sentences with hard labour to four senior opposition figures and lengthy jail terms to several others for plotting against the state.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Protesting workers shut down National Assembly

Workers of National Assembly have commenced the four-day warning industrial action with a threat to put off power supply.

Air Peace speaks on aircraft involved in Lagos–Enugu flight incident

Air Peace on Monday said it recently renewed the Certificate of Airworthiness (C of A) of its aircraft involved on the Dec. 14 Lagos-Enugu flight incident.

Gunmen shoot two dead in Bayelsa

Two persons, on Sunday, were shot dead along Onuebum-Otuogori road in Ogbia council area of Bayelsa State.

Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari has asked NBS to correct statistics on unemployment rate

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, to correct the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector.