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Kannywood actor Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu: Why I stopped kissing in movies

Popular Hausa born Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu has opened up on why he stopped kissing women in movies.
Independence-minded Taiwan residents and politicians are in an uproar after officials at a university forced a professor to apologize to his class for saying he is from the ROC (Republic of China), using Taiwan’s official name.

Classroom incident deepens tensions between China, Taiwan

Independence-minded Taiwan residents and politicians are in an uproar after officials at a university forced a professor to apologize to his class for saying he is from the ROC (Republic of China), using Taiwan’s official name.

Official: Ondo sends back almajiris from Sokoto

Almajiris are children who are sent to go live with Islamic clerics from whom they learn about the religion. Thousands of them, however, end up as street children without access to education or health care.
Nigerian media entrepreneur and talkshow host, Funmi Iyanda, is back with a new show titled ‘Public Eye’.

Public Eye: Funmi Iyanda returns with new show

Nigerian media entrepreneur and talkshow host, Funmi Iyanda, is back with a new show titled ‘Public Eye’.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Senator Adeyemi gives food support to constituents

Senator Smart Adeyemi has embarked on donation of food items to people of his constituency in order to help them cope with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. He represents people of Kogi West in upper legislative chamber.
According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland affairs, Samuel Aruwan, the order comes into effect on April 9.

Kaduna: Why we won’t negotiate with bandits

The Kaduna State Government said it will not negotiate with bandits, anarchists and people who take lives at will in the state.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano evacuates 780 exchange students

Kano State Government has evacuated 780 exchange students to their respective states of origin, to curtail the spread of COVID-19 disease.=

Official: Zamfara has two million almajiris

About two million Almajiris are roaming the streets of Zamfara, according to the state Director of Budget, Alhaji Hamza Salisu.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Adamawa: APC reacts as group alleges discrimination against Christian members

The leadership of Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to a recent claim by a group within the party, which accused it of being insensitive to their interests.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Ousted Emir Sanusi arrives Nasarawa

Dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has arrived Nasarawa State where he has been sent on exile.

Kano: Why Muhammadu Sanusi was dethroned as emir

Among the reasons stated were alleged insubordination, refusal to attend official meetings and breach of Kano Emirate Law.

Kano Assembly in rowdy session over dethronement of Emir Sanusi

Members of the Kano State House of Assembly have on Monday engaged in a free for all fight over a plan to submit a report recommending investigation over an alleged violation of culture, tradition and religion by Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sunusi II.
Yohanna Buru

Lenten: Muslims, Christians strengthen relation in Kaduna

A large number of Muslims in Kaduna stormed Pastor Yohanna Buru house with the aims of joining their Christian counterparts to break the lent fast in a bid to strengthen peaceful coexistence, religious tolerance and better understanding among the different faith-based organization.
Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 93.

Nobel Prize nominee dies at 93

Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 93.
Many Iranians, battered by economic sanctions, political turmoil and the lingering threat of military conflict, say they are in no mood to vote in general elections this week.

Iranians say they’ll boycott poll, tired of politicians

Many Iranians, battered by economic sanctions, political turmoil and the lingering threat of military conflict, say they are in no mood to vote in general elections this week.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Governor Zulum’s example for the elite

During an outing at 6:30 am last Friday to assess public institutions in Borno State, the Governor, Professor Babagana Umar Zulum, met Mrs Mazi Obiageli already at Shehu Sanda Kyarimi 2 Primary school under Jere local government education authority, waiting for her pupils.

Boko Haram leader threatens minister, mocks president in new video

Factional leader of Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to ‘‘deal’’ with the Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, for allegedly threatening to disrupt the activities of the sect by blocking their communication lines.

Bishop Kukah: President Buhari’s government most nepotistic, narcissistic in Nigeria’s history

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto archdiocese, Mathew Kukah, has described the government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most nepotistic and narcissistic government in Nigeria’s history.

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“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

Boris Johnson eases coronavirus measures in England

Non-essential retailers are to be allowed to reopen in England in June, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday evening.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

Nigeria records 229 new coronavirus cases, active now 5,524

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter handle, said that as of May 25, 2020, seven deaths were recorded in the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Edo guber: Mixed feelings in APC, PDP ahead of primaries

More mixed feelings still reigns in both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the mode of primaries to pick their standard-bearers for the forthcoming governorship primaries.
Mercy Mwangangi, Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Health, said that the latest cases were detected from 2,711 samples, which were tested in the last 24 hours.

Kenya’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 1,286

Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Monday confirmed 72 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 1,286.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Civil Right group backs President Buhari on legislative autonomy

A pro-masses group, Save the Poor Coalition (SPC), has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order 10, 2020, which granted financial autonomy to the State legislatures and the judiciary.