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Delta council polls: DSIEC returns 57 PDP councilors unopposed

The Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) has announced as returned and unopposed, the 57 councilors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s local government elections.

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Sri Lanka Easter Sunday attack leader killed

Facts have emerged how the suspected leader of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, Mohamed Zahran, died.
Stoke City are seeking a fee close to the amount paid by Everton for Jordan Pickford two years ago. GETTY IMAGES

Bournemouth want Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland

Bournemouth are interested in signing Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland this summer, Sky Sports News understands.
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Dollar steady near two-year high

The dollar held steady close to a two-year high against its peers on Friday, supported by data showing strong U.S. capital goods orders, while a first-quarter GDP report to be released later in the global day could further reinforce bullishness, reports by Reuters and NAN revealed.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Magistrates visit police cells to check human rights abuse

Following the persistent complaints from the human rights community against police brutality and abuses perpetrated by men of the Nigerian Police against persons detained in police cells, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Opeyemi Oke, has mandated some magistrates to visit police stations and interview people detained by the police.

PayPal plans $500 million Uber investment

Online payments company PayPal plans to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc as the ride-hailing firm readies to unveil terms for its initial public offering on Friday, Refinitiv IFR reported.