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Nigeria: Police Arrest Pastor, 36 Suspected Cult Members

By Bernard Tolani DadaUyo — In its resolve to rid the state of undesirable criminals, Police in Akwa...

Deontay Wilder defeats Bermane Stiverne in first-round knockout

NEW YORK -- Heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder has lost out on the opportunity for two marquee fights...

Reps back call for establishment of farm settlement across Nigeria – Vanguard

Members of the House of Representatives have expressed their support to the call for the establishment of farm...

West Africa: Abuja Statement – “Deepening Africa’s Integration In The Global Economy Through Trade And Investment Facilitation For Development”

document 1. The Federal Government of Nigeria and the Commission of the Economic Community for West African States...

Kyle Kuzma’s debut as starter gives Lakers a boost in win over D’Angelo Russell and the Nets

With no fanfare at all, D’Angelo Russell walked off the Brooklyn Nets team bus and into the hallway...

Nigeria: ‘How to Promote Political Stability Through Anti-Graft Campaign’

By Shakirah AdunolaThe Muslim Congress (TMC) Lagos State has urged government at various levels to fulfill the basic...

Nigeria:Fintechs Urged to Enhance Financial Inclusion – AllAfrica.com

The Central Bank of Nigeria has urged financial technology companies to come up with more solutions that would...

Lillard saves Trail Blazers late against Los Angeles Lakers

PORTLAND -- Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard handed the Los Angeles Lakers a heartbreaking defeat on Thursday night...

Nigeria: Govt – VAIDS Collects Data of Five Million Nigerians

By Nume EkegheThe Value Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), has collected personal data of over five million...

Beyoncé has been cast in ‘The Lion King’ remake. The world just has to wait until July 2019.

Beyoncé performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for in Cleveland in 2016. (AP) Queen Bey will...

Facebook constitutes Africa’s first SME Council in Nigeria – Vanguard

IN its continuing bid to help boost small and medium enterprises in Africa, Facebook, last week, launched the...

Nigeria’s foreign policy moving in right direction under Buhari – Don – Vanguard

Adetula made this known at a lecture tagged 'Nigeria in a changing world: Challenges and Options' which held...

Nigeria: Ex-Nigerian Vice President Alex Ekwueme in Coma

The former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme has reportedly slumped and in coma. The second republic...

Police rescue teacher held hostage in classroom at California elementary school

Maria Ortiz consoled her fifth-grade daughter, Crystal Godinez, outside Castle View Elementary School in Riverside, Calif. Officials said...

Nigeria: AfDB Denies ‘Calling Off’ Loans to Nigeria

Photo: The Guardian The African Development Bank Tuesday said it has not "called off loans to Nigeria", noting...

Society of real estate developers of Nigeria debuts, to tackle country’s huge… – Vanguard

Overwhelmed by the country's huge housing deficit estimated to be whopping 17 million units, a new group known...

Police: 1 dead after shooting near University of Utah

Updated 10:21 pm, Monday, October 30, 2017 Police officers search for a gunman near the University of Utah campus...

Nigeria: Governor Umahi Renames Abakaliki Township Stadium After Ebonyi’s Oldest Man

Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi has renamed the Abakaliki Township Stadium after the late Ngele Oruta, the oldest...

.com | At least 5 dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque: militia – News24

At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque...

Deshaun Watson shows similarities to Wilson in showdown

SEATTLE -- The loudest, brashest member of the Legion of Boom strode across the CenturyLink Field turf Sunday...

Nigeria:Nigerian Troops ‘Intercept Boko Haram Suicide Bomb Squad’ – AllAfrica.com

Nigerian troops intercepted a Boko Haram suicide bomb squad on Friday and killed five terrorists at different locations...

Nigeria: ‘It’s Painful That It Took 47 Years, but Some of Us Are Alive to Witness It’

By Lawrence NjokuChief Mathew Udeh, a Retired Nigerian/Biafran policeman and lawyer is the President of Association of Retired...

Lesson for Santa Rosa in California’s worst wildfires: Rebuilding a prolonged process

After two years, those still rebuilding could find themselves making monthly payments for both rent, and the mortgages...

Nigeria: Troops Destroy Boko Haram Grain Market in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it's troops destroyed a Boko Haram grain market at Boboshe village in...

Osinbajo rejects quota system, says Nigeria should embrace merit – Vanguard

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has rejected the quota system being practised in the country saying it is...

Citizen Obama, welcome to jury duty

Former president Barack Obama speaks at a rally in support of Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate for governor...

Nigeria: Underutilisation of Commercial Aircraft

By Chinedu EzeIn Nigeria, commercial aircraft fly fewer times than the recommended hours due to the infrastructure deficit....

Ending Polio in Nigeria Once and for All – CFR.org

Toyin Saraki is the founder and president of Africa's premier maternal and children's health charity, the Wellbeing Foundation...

5 years after Superstorm Sandy, the lessons haven’t sunk in

http://www.sfgate.com/news/science/article/5-years-after-Superstorm-Sandy-the-lessons-12299682.php Frank Eltman and Wayne Parry, Associated Press Updated 10:07 pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017 '); var sct =...

Nigeria: 10 Things You Don’t Know About Maina

By Dorcas DanielThe former Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Chairman, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina who was recently sacked by...

Wife of Boko Haram leader – killed in air strike in Nigeria’ – South China Morning Post

The Nigerian military on Wednesday said it was investigating reports that a recent bombing raid killed one of...

New details revealed in California mom’s disappearance

A California sheriff released new details Wednesday in the mysterious case of a young mother who was found...

Nigeria: Metuh’s Corruption Trial – Court Gives Officials Five Days to Subpoena Jonathan

By Evelyn OkakwuThe Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered its bailiff to ensure the service...

Nigeria:MOSOP Flays Shell’s Actions in Ogoni – AllAfrica.com

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has described the actions of Shell in Ogoniland as...

Actress alleges George H.W. Bush groped her in since-deleted Instagram post

An actress claimed Tuesday that George H.W. Bush groped her during a photo shoot – with Barbara Bush...

Nigeria: Oando Shares Resume Trading on NSE Amidst Suspension

By Sunday Michael OgwuAmidst the technical suspension of Oando shares on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock...

Nigerians react to FG’s move to takeover accounts without BVN – Vanguard

By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA - Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory have expressed disparate views over the...

Police arrest man for allegedly killing commercial sex worker – Vanguard

The police in Enugu State have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed a commercial sex worker to death...

Nigeria: Nollywood Actress, Funke Abisogun, Is Dead

Photo: Premium Times Funke Abisogun Alhassan who died after childbirth By Queenesther IroanusiPopular Nollywood actress, Funke AlHassan, has...

Nigeria:EU Denies Favouring Buhari During 2015 Presidential Election – AllAfrica.com

The European Union, EU, has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections...