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Nigerians to get National ID card renewed for N5,000

Nigerians would have to pay the sum of five thousand naira (N5,000) to renew their National Identity Card. The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), which...

Nigeria Police discover another torture centre with 300 inmates in Daura

The police in Katsina  State has arrested  the  owner of a rehabilitation centre in Daura where over 300 inmates were being  subjected to inhuman and degrading...

Racial slurs temporarily halt Bulgaria v England: Euro 2020 qualifier

England’s Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Bulgaria in Sofia was overshadowed by shameful scenes of racism that saw the game stopped twice and officials threaten...

US hits Turkey with sanctions over Syria offensive

The US has sanctioned Turkey’s defence and energy ministries, as well as the ministers of defence, energy and interior, in response to the country’s military...

Nigeria Court freezes 45 accounts of firms for rice smuggling

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies for alleged smuggling of rice into the country. Ruling...

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 700th career goal

Attacking midfielder, Cristiano Ronaldo has reached a career landmark by scoring his 700th career goal. The 34-year-old scored a penalty in Portugal’s Euro 2020...

Today’s Thought

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.”      –Mary Lou Retton

Borno state enlists hunters to fight Boko Haram terrorists

The governor of Nigeria’s Borno state, the region worst hit by attacks carried out by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group, has enlisted thousands of local...

Lufthansa berates cabin crew union ahead of planned strike

The management of Germany’s flag carrier Lufthansa, has described as “illegal” a planned strike by the Independent Flight Attendants Association (UFO) ....

Cliff Richard announces tour to celebrate his 80th birthday

British singer and philanthropist, Sir Cliff Richard has announced he will embark on ‘The Great 80 Tour’ across the UK in 2020 to celebrate reaching the...

Vodafone error sees customers receive extra charges

Vodafone has apologised after an error meant customers using the mobile network abroad were hit with roaming bills of up to £10,000. Customers said they were unable to...

Amnesty International says 119 Nigerians on death row in Malaysia

Amnesty International (AI) is reporting that it has identified 119 Nigerians among a total of 1,281 persons sentenced to death in Malaysia. AI gave the figure in its...

“Niger Republic bans rice export to Nigeria”

Niger Republic has banned the exportation of rice to Nigeria following the closure of Nigeria’s borders. Nigeria had partially shut its borders since August 20, 2019,...

Queen Elizabeth takes break from tradition, wears lighter crown

Queen Elizabeth II, broke the tradition by wearing a lighter crown for today’s state opening of parliament, instead of the heavier Imperial state crown she had worn...

VIDEO: MIT Economists and Havard Professor named win 2019 Nobel prize in Economic sciences

The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to the trio of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental...

Host Senegal wins 2019 WAFU Cup

Hosts Senegal have won the WAFU Cup of Nations for the first time, beating defending champions Ghana on penalties. The game finished goalless after 90 minutes and 1-1...

Robert Downey Jr to play new role in Dolittle movie

American Actor, Robert Downey Jr, will play the role of the quirky doctor who speaks to animals in the new movie ‘Dolittle’, previously done by Eddie Murphy...

Chance The Rapper to appear on Saturday Night Live

American rapper, Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, known professionally as Chance The Rapper, will return to Saturday Night Live next Saturday on October 26th. The show...

Kanye’s “Jesus Is King” album gets tentative release date

There’s a possibility that Jesus Is King finally has a release date after earlier delays and missed dates, and the eventual scrapping of an official release date...

Queen Latifah to receive medal from Harvard for contribution to black culture

Queen Latifah will be honored with the W.E.B. Du Bois medal by Harvard University for her contributions to black history and culture. It is Harvard’s highest honor...