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I am happy to be back – Echiejile

Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile has said he has put the disappointment of missing out on the 2014 World Cup in Brazil behind him and is focused on club duties, africanfootball.com reports. The former FC Porto player, who has been training in Austria with his French club AS Monaco teammates ahead of next season, says […]

Australian court stops migrant move to Sri Lanka

The Australian government’s attempt to return 153 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka has been blocked by the high court. The move comes after Australia confirmed on Monday it had returned 41 people to Sri Lanka after screening their asylum claims at sea on Sunday. Politicians and rights campaigners say the asylum seekers, who include Tamils, […]

Pope holds meetings with sex abuse victims (Great example – Nigerian pastors, pay attention)

Six victims of sexual abuse by priests told their stories to Pope Francis in the Vatican on Monday. The pope has spoken openly about child abuse in the Catholic Church, but critics say he has taken too long to meet survivors. Victims from his native Argentina have written to him to say they are pained […]

Hundreds of Nigerians march against Boko Haram in U.S.

Hundreds of Nigerians in Chicago in the US on Saturday held a solidarity rally, demanding that the terror group, Boko Haram release the schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that over 200 girls were abducted from their school in Chibok on April 14. The Nigerians, during the rally, also demanded […]

Muslims want Sultan to lead negotiations with the infidel Boko Haram terrorists

SOME Islamic elite have written to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, asking him to lead the dialogue with members of the terrorist Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The elite, writing under the aegis of Concerned Muslim Professionals, told the Sultan, who is also the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, […]

Redeemer University student kills dad

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old undergraduate, Tolani Ajayi, of Redeemers University along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, for allegedly killing his father, Mr. Charles Ajayi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. The incident, according to the police, occurred on Tuesday, July 3, at their residence on Canaanland Street within the Redeemed Christian Church of […]

Impeachment: Nyako declares public holiday

The move to impeach Adamawa State Governor, Alhaji Murtala Nyako, took a dramatic turn on Sunday as the governor declared Monday and Tuesday as work-free days in the state. The governor’s opponents in the state House of Assembly said Nyako’s action was an attempt to frustrate his impeachment. The governor was said to have played […]

63 Borno women escape from Boko Haram

Sixty-three women abducted by the Boko Haram Islamic sect from Kummabza village in the Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State two weeks ago have escaped from their kidnappers, security sources said on Sunday. The women, the security sources said, had reunited with their families. Some witnesses said that their unexpected freedom was facilitated when […]

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