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The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has assured Nigerians and the international community that the trying period the country is going through would soon be over.

 He said that the country would soon stabilize and return to the path of growth.

He spoke when he received the outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Gu Xiaojie, in his office.

Five police officers still missing in Rivers

 

The police officers were declared missing during an ambush by some gunmen in Okujagu community, Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the increment in the pump price of petrol as one of the gifts of President Mohammadu

Buhari to Nigerians to celebrate his one year in office.  He described the president’s one year in office as “a colossal waste.” In a statement titled, “Petrol Price Increment as Buhari’s 1st Year

The Rev. Canon Mpho Tutu-Van Firth, the daughter of former Cape Town Archbishop, Desmond Tutu, has revealed that she is giving up her church license over her decision to marry a woman.

"Because the South African Anglican Church does not recognise our marriage, I can no longer exercise my priestly ministry in South Africa," Tutu-Van Firth stated, according to The Telegraph.

 

Whether out of conviction or convenience, thousands of migrants in Europe are converting to Christianity.

Adnan Januzaj, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Antonio Valencia will reportedly be among the first players to be axed by Jose Mourinho if he takes over at Manchester United.

According to an exclusive from Neil Custis in the Sun, Mourinho agreed a three-year deal with the Red Devils on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, and the trio will be "the first casualties" of the Special One's reign.

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How Petr Cech Communicates With Arsenal Team-Mates

 

 

Petr Cech has earned his applause after setting a Premier League record with his 170th clean sheet on Monday night.

Bill Cosby Charged Over Assault

 

Prosecutors in the US have charged comedian Bill Cosby with aggravated indecent assault over an alleged incident in 2004.

It is the first time Mr Cosby, 78, has been charged with any offence after months of accusations.

Barcelona Hits Betis 4-0

 

Lionel Messi scored on his 500th Barcelona appearance as Luis Enrique's side finished a magnificent 2015 on top of the La Liga table after trashing Betis 4-0.

Heiko Westermann's own-goal - after Neymar's controversial penalty had hit the bar - gave Barca the lead.

Buhari Offers Dialogue With Boko Haram Over Chibok Girls

Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he was prepared to negotiate with Boko Haram militants to secure the release of about 200 schoolgirls.

Pastor Bags Life Jail In Rwanda

 

Rwanda's High Court has sentenced a pastor to life in prison for his role in the 1994 genocide.

Jean Uwinkindi, according to BBC, organised and participated in attacks on the minority Tutsi ethnic group, the court ruled.

Diouf Slams Gerrard, Carragher

 

Former Liverpool forward El Hadji Diouf is never a man to mince his words and has launched a fresh tirade against his ex-team-mates, Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher.

How 911 Call Saved Rape Victim

 

 

A Georgia woman who police say was kidnapped and assaulted early Monday reportedly called 911 after her attacker ordered her to call her boyfriend so he could hear her being raped.

'Superb' Rooney Can Save Van Gaal, Says Ferdinand

 

 

Manchester United great, Rio Ferdinand, believes Wayne Rooney can lead a Manchester United turnaround.

The United captain was benched against Stoke City before returning to the starting line-up for the 0-0 draw against Chelsea on Monday.

Juventus May Woo Manchester United’s Darmian

 

 

Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian is being lined up for a Serie A return just six months after arriving at Old Trafford amid reports Juventus are interested in his signature.

Foods To Eat On New Year For Good Luck In 2016

 

Happy (almost) New Year! People around the world are readying to pop some bubbly and ring in 2016. But New Year’s traditions vary from country to country, and they’re downright fascinating.

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