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How Buhari Saved Nigeria-U.S. Dying Relations
The Nigerian embassy in Washington has described the relationship between Nigeria and U.S. as ''lukewarm'' prior to President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency.
Nigerian-British Boxer Knocks Out Challenger In 20 Seconds
Nigerian-British boxer and Rio 2016 Olympian Lawrence Okolie took just 20 seconds to score a knockout win on his professional debut.
London Attack Puts WhatsApp On Int’l Radar
Britain’s Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants WhatsApp on International radar over terror attacks in Westminster, London on 22 March, 2017.
NCAA Fines Airline N9.5m Over Airspace Violation
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance.
Okorocha Requests For Release Of IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has appealed to the Nigerian Government to set free the self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Why Nigerians Faced Extreme Vetting At U.S. Airports – Envoy
A Nigerian diplomat has affirmed that the President Donald Trump’s travel ban does not affect Nigerians; adding that whatever happens regarding visa issuance, vetting at the airports, ''it’s all normal.''
Caf Secretary General Hicham El Amrani Resigns
El Amrani's resignation comes just over a week after Issa Hayatou's long-lasting reign as the football body's president came to an end with election defeat to Madagascar's Ahmad.
Gunmen Kill One, Injure 14 In Ohio Nightclub
One person was killed and 14 others wounded early Sunday in a shooting at a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police have said.
Omoni Oboli Parties On Despite Court Injunction
The premiere of the much-anticipated film, Omoni Oboli's 'Okafor's Law', billed to hold on 24 March, in a three-part event–Cocktail, Movie Screening and an After–Party was stalled by a court injunction.
Suspected Herdsmen Slaughter Varsity Staff In Delta
Findings reveal that the deceased confronted the herdsmen who allegedly responded by pouncing on him with machetes, cutting him on the hand, leg, face and everywhere until he gave up the ghost.
Oil Producers Discuss Output Cuts, Possible Pollover
OPEC and non-OPEC producers on Sunday began meetings in Kuwait to ascertain the impact of a milestone production cuts deal and to decide on whether to recommend they be extended.
UN Goes Dark As It Marks 2017 Earth Hour
The United Nations on Saturday evening switched off the lights at its headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of the 10th annual 'Earth Hour.'
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Hong Kong Elects First Woman Leader
History has been made in Hong Kong following the emergence of Carrie Lam as its new leader – the first woman to hold the top job.
Barcelona To Name Stadium After Cruff
Spanish giants Barcelona will name their reserve team stadium after Johan Cruyff as one of a series of tributes announced to commemorate the club's legend.
Meningitis Kills 21 In Sokoto – Health Commissioner
Twenty-one people have died resulting from meningitis epidemic in Sokoto State, Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Balarabe Kakale, has disclosed.
Varsity Faults FG’s Safety Assurance On Fanta, Sprite
The Vice-Chancellor of Benson Idahosa University, Edo State, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie, has condemned Federal Government's declaration of Fanta and Sprite as safe for consumption.
Rivers Ready For Enyimba Challenge – Eguma
Stanley Eguma, the head coach of Rivers United, believes his side can get the better of seven-time champions Enyimba, as the Rivers club aim to bounce back from recent defeats.
I Have My Wife’s Blessings To Kiss In Movies – Ramsey Nouah
Nollywood Superstar actor Ramsey Nouah has said that his wife does not mind watching him kiss girls in movies as he has her blessings.
Dino Melaye’s Name Not Found On ABU Alumni Website
Senator Dino Melaye's certificate scandal has stretched further as his name was not seen on the alumni website of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
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Four School Principals Die In Autocrash
Four persons were confirmed dead and six injured when a bus reportedly conveying members of the Association of Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools somersaulted along Benin-Warri express road.
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