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Dare attends C’wealth Ministerial Task Force meeting in Rwanda 

  Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Minister, Hon. Sunday Dare attended the 5th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Ministerial Task Force meeting on Thursday, in Kigali, Rwanda. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in the Rwandan Capital city of Kigali. The three-day Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF), which

JUST IN: Suspected Owo Catholic Church killers arrested

    The Ondo State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps, said it has arrested some persons involved in the attack of St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Owo Local Government Area. The security outfit said it also recovered some weapons and vehicle used to perpetrate the terror act on June 5, 2022. About 40 persons

JUST IN: Police arrest Ike Ekweremadu, wife in UK

  Two Nigerians have been arrested on suspicion of plotting to harvest the organs of a child in the UK. Ike Ekweremadu, 60, and his wife, Beatrice, 55, have been arrested in the United Kingdom (UK) and remanded in custody. Ekweremadu and Beatrice were arrested for offences related to organ trafficking. According to a statement by

Despite jumbo win, Super Eagles slump in FIFA ranking

    Nigeria’s Super Eagles tumbled five steps down the ladder in the FIFA ranking released Thursday. They are now 36 in the world from the 31st position they were in the last ranking done on 31 March. In Africa, they fell to number five from the last fourth position they occupied. Thus the 10-0 bashing

Taliban appeal for aid after deadly earthquake

  The Taliban in Afghanistan have appealed for international support, as the country deals with the aftermath of a devastating 6.1 magnitude earthquake. More than 1,000 people have died and at least 1,500 were injured, a local official said. Paktika province in the south-east has been the most affected. The UN is scrambling to provide

Police chief sent on leave after Texas school shooting

  A police chief accused of botching the response to the fatal shooting of 19 school children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, has been put on leave. Pedro “Pete” Arredondo, head of the school district police force, has been blamed for law enforcement delays in confronting the gunman, reports the BBC. Defending his actions, the

EU leaders to back Ukraine as candidate

  Ukraine is set to be approved as an EU candidate at a Brussels summit on Thursday, after the European Commission gave the green light. Ukraine applied days after the Russian invasion in February, and the process has since moved at a record speed. Its ambassador to the EU told the BBC it would be

Rupert Murdoch, Jerry Hall reportedly to split

  Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and actress Jerry Hall are getting a divorce, US media report. The divorce would be a fourth for Mr Murdoch, 91. Ms Hall, 65, was previously married to Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, reports the BBC. Representatives for Murdoch and Ms Hall, who wed at a mansion in central London

Serena reaches doubles semis on comeback trail

  Serena Williams stepped up her comeback as the American star powered to a second successive victory in the Eastbourne doubles with her partner Ons Jabeur on Wednesday. Williams and Tunisia’s Jabeur defeated Shuko Aoyama and Chan Hao-ching 6-2, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon warm-up event at Devonshire Park. Serena, a 23-time Grand

PVC: INEC to extend registration by 2 months – Reps

The House of Representatives has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accepted to extend the ongoing continuous voter registration by 60 days in line with a resolution passed by it recently. Chairman of the House Committee on Electoral Matters, Aisha Dukku (APC, Gombe), disclosed this yesterday, while giving an update following the point

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