Under the sunny skies of Vatican City, Pope Francis proclaimed Mother Teresa a saint, recalling her outspoken opposition to abortion and her love for and dedication to the poor.

Police say a woman working as a lifeguard was abducted and raped at a pool in Alexandria, Virginia.
WUSA-TV (http://on.wusa9.com/2bUrVNH ) reports that police say the assault happened Saturday just after 2 p.m.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has credited Jose Mourinho as the decisive factor in persuading him to bring his stellar career to the Premier League, claiming he previously rejected moves to England's top flight on two occasions.

Nigeria's economy has entered a recession amid falling oil prices and production. Kevin Daly of Aberdeen Asset Management, based in London, said Nigeria oil production has been declining, which has contributed to the negative GDP growth seen in the nation during the first and second quarters of 2016. First quarter GDP slipped 0.4 percent, while second quarter GDP fell over two percent.

Nigeria's military says some officers are selling arms and ammunition to Boko Haram, indicating the corruption bedeviling the country's fight against the Islamic extremists continues despite government efforts to halt graft.

A social and political activist, Mr. Doifie Buokoribo, has expressed concern about the disdain which Mr. Henry Seriake Dickson, has been exhibiting since his emergence as Governor of Bayelsa State.


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What Attracts Women To Men —Scientists

Tell a woman you volunteer regularly, and she'll probably find it attractive.

Scores of psychological studies suggest that, for guys, attractiveness isn't just about the way you look.

OPEC Members To End Oil Glut

The mood inside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is shifting from mistrust to a growing consensus that a decision must be reached on how to end the global oil price rout, Nigeria's oil minister told Reuters.

Arsenal 2-1 Leicester City

Danny Welbeck‘s goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time propelled Arsenal to a stunning come-from-behind win and denied valiant 10-man Leicester City of a point at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

CBN Yet To Stop Forex For Medicals, School Fees

A Senior officer at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has authoritatively denied news reports suggesting that the bank gave approval for an end to forex sales for foreign medicals and school fees.

How Cultists’ Clash In Rivers Claimed 16

Rival cult groups locked in a supremacy battle on Friday night invaded Omoku, headquarters of Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, allegedly killing about 16 persons.

Protest Greets Buhari’s Sack Of 13 Vice Chancellors

Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari, has sacked vice chancellors of the 12 federal universities established by the immediate past administration of Goodluck Jonathan.

 Also dismissed is Prof. Vincent Tenebe, the vice chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).

Shiites: Nigeria Govt Keeps Mute Over Zaria Clashes

Nigerian authorities have charged nearly 200 members of the country’s biggest Shiite movement in the wake of deadly clashes that left hundreds dead.

Chelsea: Costa Breaks Nose In Training

Diego Costa has sustained a broken nose in training, but has a chance of being in contention to feature in Chelsea's Premier League clash with Newcastle United on Saturday at Stamford Bridge.

Buhari Appoints Ahmad As Personal Assistant On New Media

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has appointed Bashir Ahmad as his personal assistant on New Media.

The appointment which was confirmed by the appointee via his (Ahmad’s) official twitter handle, showed that the appointment took place some hours ago.

2016 Budget Scam: APC, Buhari Not Prepared For Governance, Says Fayose . Seeks Prosecution Of Perpetrators

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Friday, February 12, 2016, described the controversial 2016 Budget of the Federal Government as a confirmation that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Mohammadu Buhari were never prepared for governance. He said, “if a government


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