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Russian court sentences Jehovah's Witness organiser to six years in jail under extreme religious laws

RUSSIA'S high court has sentenced a Jehovah's Witness organiser to six years in prison for defying a government ban on the sect after it was outlawed in 2017 when it was labelled an extremist organisation.



Think tank calls for a ban on private jets as they generate 10 times more carbon than commercial flights

BRITISH think tank the Common Wealth has called for a ban on the use of private jets saying they are a threat to the environment given that they create 1m tonnes of carbon dioxide in the UK alone annually.



Sowore rejects Apostle Suleman Johnson's offer to pay his bail bond saying it is a conflict of interest

SAHARA Reporters publisher and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore has rejected the offer of bail from Omega Fire Ministries pastorpruener and founder Apostle Suleman Johnson who offered to fund it.



Two Catholic nuns return from Africa pregnant after visiting to carry out missionary work

CATHOLIC Church officials have launched an investigation into the conduct of two of its nuns after they returned from missionary work in Africa to their bases in Italy pregnant in total breach of their callings.



Jurgen Klopp plans audacious £86m bid for Chukwueze as a replacement for Madrid bound Salah

LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp is planning an audacious £86m bid for Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze amid doubts over the future of Mohamed Salah who is thought to be Real Madrid bound soon.


Over recent weeks, it has been rumoured that Salah is poised for a big-money move to Real Madrid, with Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho lined up to replace him on Merseyside. However, Klopp is a big admirer of Chukwueze, who he thinks could be the next Sadio Mane at Anfield.


Rather than the Deep Offshore Act I would have loved it if President Buhari had signed a Petroleum Moratorium Bill into law yesterday

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Deep Offshore Act into law. This basically increases our dependence on crude oil revenue and is only going to lead to a greater scramble for off-shore oil wells


Obasanjo to create 1,000 jobs in Benue with mango plantation and juice processing plants

FORMER president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has announced plans to create 1,000 jobs in Benue State with the expansion of his mango plantation in Howe in Gwer East Local Government Area and the opening of adjoining processing plants.



Spurs teenage defender Jubril Okedina pledges his international future to Nigeria

TOTTENHAM Hotspurs defender Jubril Okedina has pledged his international future to the Super Eagles telling the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) that he will honour an invitation whenever invited to camp.



Nnamdi Kanu denies his father has passed on saying the rumour is designed to derail Ipob

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra's (Ipob) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has denied rumours that his father the paramount ruler of Isiama Afaraukwu Kingdom in Umuahia His Royal Highness King Israel Okwu Kanu has passed away.



Only goods with 30% Ecowas local content will be allowed into Nigeria when borders re-open

NIGERIA'S decision to open her borders top neighbouring countries will be predicated on all imports having at least 30% local input in line with the Economic Community for West African States (Ecowas) free trade protocol.




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