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Archbishop of Canterbury again visits Buhari, pledges to continue praying for his recovery

Archbishop of Canterbury again visits Buhari, pledges to continue praying for his recovery

Justin Welby, archbishop of Canterbury, on Friday, paid a personal visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Abuja House, London. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, who disclosed in a statement,  said the archbishop and Buhari are friends, who share deep respect for each other. According to the presidential spokesman, Welby said he was delighted to see the

Massive fire breaks out at Dubai’s 1,105ft Torch tower

This is the building’s second major blaze since opening in 2011 A massive fire has broken out at Dubai’s 1,105ft tall Torch Tower. The blaze was thought to have started at around 1am local time on Thursday (10pm Wednesday BST) before shooting up one side of the 86-storey building. Video footage from the scene showed the flames

Boko Haram: Trump okays $600m bombers for Nigeria

Nigeria has got the green light to acquire some American attack planes to fight Boko Haram, officials of the Trump administration have said. The deal, which is about $600 million, will strengthen Nigeria’s fire power against Boko Haram and other extremists, AP reported. The approval is despite U.S. concerns about human rights abuses by Nigerian

Transgender man gives birth to a boy

Trystan Reese, a transgender man living in Portland, Oregon, has given birth to a boy with his partner of seven years, Biff Chaplow. Their son, Leo Murray Chaplow, was born July 14. Leo is the couple’s first biological child, but they are no strangers to parenting: Reese and Chaplow adopted Chaplow’s niece and nephew in

BREAKING: Trump’s new comms director Scaramucci is out

Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director. It’s the latest high-profile departure from the Trump White House. Chief of Staff Reince Priebus resigned at the end of last week, replaced by John Kelly, whose first day is Monday. “Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White House Communications Director,” White House press

U.S.-based Nigerians develop free TV, movie streaming App

U.S.-based Nigerians, Bamidele Adetayo and Suleiman Nadabo, have developed a Web App, “Entertale’’ to give TV audience in Africa and the world quality experiences. Mr. Adetayo in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Tuesday in Abuja said “Entertale’’ was an online live TV and movie streaming services. “It allows users to

Nigerian prison guard arrested in US for sexually abusing prison inmate

A Nigerian prison guard based in the United States of America has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting an inmate while on duty at a facility in Clarksburg, Maryland. Dailymail reports that the correctional officer identified as Olukunle Oyekanmi who was attached to the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation has been accused

I’m alive – Don Moen speaks out, debunks death rumour

Popular American singer, songwriter and global Evangelist, Don Moen has debunked the rumours that went viral of his death on Social media on Wednesday. The American worship leader who dispelled the death rumour in a tweet had posted a family photo self, his father, his own son and two of his grandchildren reportedly taken today. Though the