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Miners at work in a mine shaft. AFP

Report: 24 bodies retrieved from flooded Zimbabwe gold mine

Rescue workers retrieved 24 bodies and eight survivors on Saturday from two flooded gold mines in Zimbabwe where officials fear dozens more illegal miners are still trapped, state television reported.
Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos denies intentional booking against Ajax

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has denied getting booked on purpose late on in Wednesday's Champions League last-16 first-leg at Ajax.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN holds prayer for peaceful elections

No fewer than 3,000 Christians in Kaduna on Sunday held a prayer rally for the country and peace during the upcoming general elections.
The White House is seen as snow falls in Washington, DC, on February 1, 2019. – Brutally cold temperatures gripped the US Midwest on Januarty 31, freezing water mains, causing power outages, canceling flights and straining natural gas supplies. More than a dozen deaths have been attributed to the sub-zero weather and a weekend snowstorm that blanketed the same region. Many of the cold-related fatalities were in Michigan, where the governor said the death toll was still being confirmed. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP)

Leak of Donald Trump’s daily schedule prompts White House fury

Donald Trump’s typical day starts late and is spent mostly watching TV, browsing newspapers and tweeting, according to a leak of the president’s confidential schedule.
Sen. Ayogu Eze, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the 2019 elections in Enugu State, on Monday said that he would place priority on provision of infrastructure and rural development, if elected.

Senator Eze: Enugu state sitting on immeasurable wealth

Senator Ayogu Eze the Enugu State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress says the state is blessed with immense tourism potential that is yet to be exploited.
Kennedy Agyapong

Ghana police quiz lawmaker after reporter’s death

A Ghanaian politician who promised to pay anyone who attacked an undercover reporter has been questioned as part of the investigation into his death, police have announced.
Maasarwe's death recharged outrage over violence against women after 22-year-old Eurydice Dixon was killed in Melbourne while walking home after performing at a comedy show in June. [Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images]

Australians demand safe streets for women after student’s murder

Several thousand people marched through major Australian cities calling for safety for women after an Palestinian exchange student was murdered in Melbourne.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Boko Haram: Federal government launches campaign to support military

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing bureau chiefs and media executives at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday.

Gabon soldiers call for uprising

Gabon soldiers on state radio early on Monday called on the people to "rise up" and announced a "national restoration council" would be formed, as an ailing President Ali Bongo is out of the country.

Golden Globes 2019: Black Panther, A Star Is Born, others make nomination list

Here are the nominees in key categories for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out today in Beverly Hills.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump said October 11, 2018 he was not yet prepared to limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, but he faced mounting pressure from concerned American lawmakers. Saudi Arabia is one of the world's largest arms purchasers, with most of them coming from the United States.Khashoggi, a contributor to The Washington Post, vanished more than a week ago during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkish government sources say he was murdered there, a claim Riyadh denies. (Photo by MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP)

CCTV footage shows men transporting ‘Jamal Khashoggi body parts’

A Turkish television station has broadcast CCTV footage showing men carrying cases and bags which it says contained slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s body parts.

Simi, Ahmed Musa, others win at 2018 The Future Awards

Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.

Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.

Abdullahi Ganduje named 2018 Sports Loving Governor Award

Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been named the 2018 Sports Loving Governor by the Arewa Sports Personality Award Association (ASPAA)
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FRSC: 12 persons die in road accidents in Osun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun on Wednesday said that no fewer than 12 lives were lost in various road accidents in November 2018.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Recovery workers (C) remove a damaged concrete highway barrier after a coach (backC) collided with a taxi in Hong Kong on November 30, 2018. - Five people were killed and 32 injured after a coach on its way to Hong Kong's airport collided with a taxi, police said, with passengers reportedly thrown from the coach's windows on impact. (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)

Five dead, 32 injured in Hong Kong coach crash

Five people were killed and 32 injured when a coach carrying Cathay Pacific staff to Hong Kong's airport collided with a taxi on Friday, police said, with passengers thrown from the coach's windows on impact.
Atiku Abubakar

2019: Diaspora PDP garners support for Atiku Abubakar

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Diaspora has concluded arrangements to garner massive support for the party’s Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to ensure victory in 2019 General Elections.

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Miners at work in a mine shaft. AFP

About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.

APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Movement restriction during elections is illegal

Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
INEC sensitive materials

Election: PDP, APC trade words over withdrawal of INEC sensitive materials

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.