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UN, US express shock as Saudi confirms Jamal Khashoggi’s death

The United Nations and the United States have expressed shock at Saudi Arabia’s confirmation that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Consulate in Istanbul after a fight.

UN investigators demand ‘full, unfettered’ access to Myanmar

UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing crisis, but the government renewed its rejection of the probe.

UN raises alarm on hate speeches, threats against Igbo in Nigeria

Two United Nations (UN) bodies have denounced an ultimatum issued by members of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum demanding that Igbo resident in all parts of northern Nigeria vacate the area by October 1, 2017.

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Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has admitted he is enjoying his football again at Goodison Park after a few disappointing years with Barcelona.

Andre Gomes: I’m happy to be at Everton

Andre Gomes says his difficult experience at Barcelona has made him “more of a man” and that he is enjoying his football again at Everton.

FAO urges countries to adopt innovations at achieving sustainable agriculture, food security

Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has urged member countries to adopt innovations and encourage collaborative efforts at achieving sustainable agriculture and food security globally.
The United States and South Korea have failed to agree on a bigger South Korean share of the cost of maintaining U.S. troops in the country, an official said on Friday

US, South Korea disagree over troops financing

The United States and South Korea have failed to agree on a bigger South Korean share of the cost of maintaining U.S. troops in the country, an official said on Friday.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim vows to crack down on crime perpetrators, masterminds

The Presidential Candidate of People’s Trust Party, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has warned that masterminds and perpetrators of acts which promote unrest and insecurity in the country would be severely punished, if he gets elected.
Pastor Paul Enenche

Nasir El-Rufai accuses Dunamis’ Paul Enenche of incitement, vows to sue him

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, says he will sue Paul Enenche, senior pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre (DIGC), over an alleged incitement.