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Ramadan to begin Monday in Saudi Arabia

Ramadan to begin Monday in Saudi Arabia NEWS DIGEST - Saudi Arabian moon observers said that there was no sight of the Ramadan crescent on...

FEC approves N169.74bn contracts for 10 roads

FEC approves N169.74bn contracts for 10 roads NEWS DIGEST--The Federal Executive Council has approved the award of N169.74bn contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of...

Insecurity: Nigerians at the mercy of kidnappers, bandits – Onaiyekan

Insecurity: Nigerians at the mercy of kidnappers, bandits – Onaiyekan NEWS DIGEST-The former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has urged the Federal Government...

Over 1,000 deaths recorded in Congo Ebola epidemic

Over 1,000 deaths recorded in Congo Ebola epidemic NEWS DIGEST--More than 1,000 people have now died of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities...

Sri Lanka Catholics turn to TV mass amid bomb threat

Sri Lanka Catholics turn to TV mass amid bomb threat NEWS DIGEST--Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services...

Plateau community cries out over herdsmen killings

Plateau community cries out over herdsmen killings NEWS DIGEST--Residents of Miango Community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State have called for help from...

YouTube celebrity gets 10-year jail term for child porn

YouTube celebrity gets 10-year jail term for child porn NEWS DIGEST--A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years...

Twitter erupts as police transfer Abayomi Shogunle after controversial comments

Twitter erupts as police transfer Abayomi Shogunle after controversial comments NEWS DIGEST--The Nigeria Police Force has transferred the Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit,...

Kogi judiciary worker slumps, dies

Kogi judiciary worker slumps, dies NEWS DIGEST--Tragedy struck on Thursday as a staff member of the Magistrates’ Court II, Lokoja, Kogi State, slumped and died...

Ogun seeks $350m loan from World Bank

Ogun seeks $350m loan from World Bank NEWS DIGEST--The Ogun State Government said it had concluded plans to borrow $350m from the World Bank. Governor Ibikunle...