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April 23, 2018 9:03 AM French President Macron urges Trump to protect Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he wants to persuade US President Donald Trump to protect the JCPOA, also known as the Iran nuclear deal, during his upcoming visit to the United States. Macron, who will visit the US later this week, made the comments on Sunday in an interview with Fox News. “Is this agreement perfect and this JCPOA a perfect 22

April 13, 2018 11:22 AM Premier League: What Manchester United players did to their Man City rivals after 3-2 victory

It has been revealed how Manchester United players goaded their Manchester City rivals on and off the pitch after their 3-2 win at the Etihad on Saturday. Manchester City scored two goals in the first half, but succumbed to a 3-2 defeat after a stunning, Paul Pogba-inspired comeback. Last Saturday’s result was a complete reversal from the last time they met at Old Trafford 30

April 11, 2018 4:42 PM Champions League: Roma president punished for celebrations after Barcelona win

Roma president, James Pallotta, has agreed to pay a fine and apologised to Mayor Virginia Raggi on Wednesday, after jumping into a downtown fountain to celebrate the 3-0 win over Barcelona. Palotta, who was surrounded by a crowd of estatic fans, performed a backward somersault into a fountain in the Piazza del Popolo. Roma’s 3-0 victory on Tuesday, ensured 24

April 4, 2018 6:32 AM Champions League: Why Ronaldo was applauded by Juventus fans

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, scored one of the greatest goals in the Champions League during their 3-0 win over Juventus on Tuesday night and was applauded by the home support. Ronaldo opened scoring within five minutes of the quarter-final tie, turning home at the near post. Ronaldo produced an astonishing overhead kick from Dani Carvajal’s 33

April 3, 2018 9:30 AM ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan Christian family

The Islamic State group, on Tuesday, claimed responsibility for murdering four Christian family members in southwestern Pakistan a day after Easter celebrations. The militant group issued a statement saying ISIS fighters on Monday opened fire on the group of Christians traveling in the city of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, killing four, Reuters 25

March 29, 2018 2:56 PM Senate Suspends Plenary Till April 10

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, made the announcement on Thursday, after the Deputy Majority Leader, Bala Na’Allah (APC, Kebbi South) moved that the Senate adjourn for the day. The suspension is because of the Easter celebrations for which the federal government already declared Friday and next Monday public holidays. While wishing his colleagues 34

March 29, 2018 7:36 AM Buhari’s Lagos visit will disrupt Holy Thursday, Good Friday activities – Archbishop Martins

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has described the planned two-day working visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos as ill-timed. In a press statement by the Director of Social Communications, Msgr. Gabriel Osu, Archbishop Martins wondered why the President chose to make the visit to Lagos “at a time that coincided 23

March 7, 2018 11:19 AM What Nigerians are saying about Buhari’s promise to help Ghana fight corruption

Nigerians on social media have reacted to report of President Muhammadu Buhari promising to help Ghana fight corruption. Buhari had during his visit to Ghana on her 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations, which held at the Independence Square, promised to help the country in its fight against corruption. @africanfact, “Nigeria, which is ranked at number 21

March 7, 2018 7:51 AM ‘Go and fight snake that swallowed N36m’ – Ghanaians insult Buhari for promising to fight corruption

Buhari had during his visit to Ghana on her 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations, which held at the Independence Square, promised to help the country in its fight against corruption. His pledge, however, did not go down well with some of the citizens, who wondered why Buhari, whose country was ranked 148th most corrupt country in the world could 21

February 23, 2018 6:23 PM South-African court makes final verdict on Henry Okah

South African apex court has upheld a 24-year-prison sentence for Henry Okah convicted of a series of terror attacks in Nigeria eight years ago. The convict was jailed in 2013 for masterminding a number of attacks, including twin bombings which killed 12 people in the Nigerian capital Abuja during Independence Day celebrations in 2010. His appeal was first 23