Category: Right now

How Nigerian Minister Endorsed Terrorist Group, Al-Qaeda, In Teachings

Reports have exposed how Nigeria’s Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Aliyu Pantami, once declared that he was always a happy man towards the massacre of those he considered…

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U.S. Opens EducationUSA Advising Center in Calabar, Announces Opportunity Funds Program

   In its renewed efforts to reach out to students and youths in underserved communities, the U.S. Mission in Nigeria on Friday opened a new EducationUSA Advising Center in Calabar,…

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Livid Over Vatican’s refusal to bless same-sex unions, Elton John accuses Vatican of ‘hypocrisy’

Sir Elton John has accused the Vatican of hypocrisy after it announced the Catholic Church could not bless same-sex unions. Responding to the question of whether Catholic clergy can bless…

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After Heart Surgery 99, Prince Philip, leaves the hospital

Prince Philip has left hospital after recovering from an infection and undergoing a heart procedure. The Duke of Edinburgh, the nation’s longest-serving consort, spent 28 nights as an in-patient –…

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In Laagos, Sanwo-Olu Approves Jail Term For Cultists

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has approved 21 years jail term for convicted cultists as he signed the state’s anti-cultism bill into law on Monday. The bill for the Prohibition…

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Uganda Police Return Opposition Leader Home, Surround House

Ugandan police returned opposition leader Bobi Wine to his home and encircled the property hours after arresting him during a protest over human-rights abuses by security agents against his supporters.…

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Anita Baker asks fans not to buy or stream her music as she battles for her masters

The soul music icon says she is legally entitled to her master recordings, referencing Prince in her tweets On the eve of Grammy Sunday, Anita Baker has asked fans not to buy…

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For expletive-laden tirade at son, Gospel singer Kirk Franklin apologizes: ‘I’m not perfect’

  Gospel singer Kirk Franklin apologized after his son Kerrion shared audio of his expletive-filled rant. (Photo: REUTERS/Danny Moloshok) Gospel singer and choir director Kirk Franklin is apologizing for a…

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Grammys 2021: Burna Boy and Wizkid win at music awards

Nigeria Afrobeats stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have both won awards at the 2021 Grammys. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music…

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Aisha Abubakar- Achonu: FG should come to the aid of Garment Manufacturers

The fashion industry, like many others in Nigeria, has been hit hard by the impact the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic has had on the country’s economy, permanently changing lives, livelihoods and…

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