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Burkina Faso's players and Burkina Faso's Portuguese coach Paulo Duarte (front 2nd-L) celebrate with their bronze medals at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations third place football match between Burkina Faso and Ghana in Port-Gentil on February 4, 2017. Steve JORDAN / AFP

Afcon 2017: Stallions Beat Black Stars To Third Place

Burkina Faso on Saturday defeated Ghana's Black Stars 1-0 to win the third-place game of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.
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Wisdom For Thriving In Difficult Times

Pastor Korede Olusanya in this edition of 'Concise Sunday Tonic examines God's instructions required to thrive in difficult times'.

Egypt In Joyous Mood Ahead Afcon Final

The Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) has proved a welcome relief to the ordinary and football-mad people of Egypt living through tough times of austerity and economic crisis.

World Cancer Day: WHO Develops Guide To Early Diagnosis

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has developed a guide to tackle all hindrances to early diagnosis of cancer.

Trump Travel Ban Suspended

President Donald Trump's controversial ban on travellers from seven Muslim countries have been suspended by US authorities, following a court ruling that blocked its enforcement.

Imperious Chelsea Sink Arsenal

Eden Hazard netted a sublime goal as Premier League leaders Chelsea produced a strong performance to humble Arsenal 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Kaduna Killings: Government Relaxes Curfew In Affected Area

Kaduna State has relaxed the 24-hour curfew in Zangon-Kataf Local Government Area. In a statement, the state government said “the curfew is now in effect only between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. every day.”

US Travel Policy For Nigeria Unchanged – Ambassador

Nigeria has nothing to worry about with regard to US President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, as the US has said it will continue to issue two-year multiple entry visas to Nigerians.

US Judge Halts Trump Travel Ban

A US federal judge has ordered a temporary, nationwide stop to President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries.
James Ibori, seen here in 2009 wearing white and raising his hand, served as governor of the oil-rich Delta state between 1999 and 2007 © AFP/File PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Ex-Delta Governor Ibori Returns To Nigeria From UK Jail

Former Delta State Governor, James Ibori, has returned home, after serving more than four years in a United Kingdom prison for money laundering.

I’m Not A Liar, Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that he reads comments of people who claim not to believe what he says and coin his first name as “Lie’’.

Buhari Death Wishers Wicked, Callous – Obasanjo

Ex-Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has described people behind the rumoured demise of President Muhammadu Buhari as “wicked and callous.”

Police Ask TuFace, Others To Call Off Planned Protests

The Nigerian police have pleaded with musician TuFace Idibia and others to call off their planned protests against the Federal Government, in the interest of peace and public order.

Male Police Officer Flogs Lady Heavily On Her Behind (Video)

A woman who was ordered to lie down flat by a police officer in a police station receives heavy strokes of the cane.

Dangote Tomato Set To Resume Operations; Begins Survey Of Tomato Farms

Dangote Tomato Processing Factory has begun survey of tomato farms in major tomato-producing states to ascertain the level of availability of the commodity.
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Nickelodeon Awards: Yemi Alade Nominated For ‘Favorite African Star’

Nigeria's Yemi Alade has been nominated for “Favorite African Star” at Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards. The Nigerian diva joins a lengthy list of international nominees at this year’s KCAs.
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Beyonce Performs At The Grammy’s With Twins Pregnancy

Beyonce will be performing at this years Grammy awards with her twin baby bump amidst nine award nominations.

Iran Gets More US Sanctions Over Missile Tests

The US on Friday slapped fresh sanctions on Iran over recent ballistic missile tests and its support for Yemen’s Houthi rebels.
Police

Police Arrest 5 For Planning Attack On Southern Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have arrested five suspects for allegedly planning to attack one of the remote areas of southern Kaduna.
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Angelina Jolie Says US Should Treat Refugee “On Facts”

Angelina Jolie says the United States should treat the refugee and security threats "on facts, not fear,"
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