LOCKDOWN: Pastor transforms church into bar in act of protest

An evangelical pastor is defying Argentina’s ban on church services for over 10 people by turning his church into a bar. Bar tables were set up inside the Comunidad Redentor evangelical church in the city of San Lorenzo, and pastors, who were dressed as waiters, would carry bibles on their trays in a mock service
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Four men arrested for killing world-famous gorilla in Uganda

Four men face life in prison for killing Uganda’s most beloved gorilla, Rafiki. The 25-year-old endangered silverback was one of only 1,004 mountain gorillas left in the wild and headed up a human-habituated family of 17 in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. He went missing on June 1 and his body was found a day
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CONGO: Belgian prince defends slave master King Leopold

In a jaw-dropping interview, Belgian Prince Laurent, the brother of King Philippe, attempted to defend his colonialist grandfather King Leopold II — who turned the Congo into a slave state — after statues of the man were torn down and defaced this week. “He never himself went to Congo — so I do not see
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COVID-19: Nigeria records 501 new cases as total hits 15,682

Nigeria’s tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 15,682 as 501 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Eight deaths were recorded from the virus on Friday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 407. The health agency in a tweet Saturday night said the new
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Another lady raped to death in Ibadan

By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan Just few days after two students were raped in Ibadan, the Oyo State Police command has confirmed another rape and killing of a 21-year-old lady in a church mission building. The rape victim was identified as Grace Oshiagwu. The incident happened at Idi-ori Area Shasha off Expressway today. According to information gathered,
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Aso Rock feud: Shots fired to stop Buhari’s aide gateway car ― Villa source

—As Aisha Buhari asks IGP to release her aides By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ― Abuja Fresh facts have emerged why there was shooting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday evening. Vanguard reliably gathered that attempt by the Presidential Assistant, Sabiu Tunde Yusuf to find his way out of the Aso Rock premises led to shooting
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Buhari-Osinbajo five year achievements to be aired on Sunday

As a way to mark the fifth year anniversary of the President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led administration, a well-detailed documentary will air on Sunday at 7pm. The documentary, which contains some of the notable strides of the Buhari-Osinbajo tenure since 2015, will go live on network service of selected television stations including Channels
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Democracy Day: Agricultural devt remains mixed bag of success, failure — AFAN

Says search for leadership with competence should begin By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As Nigeria marked Democracy Day on June 12, the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Saturday, scored the nation’s agricultural development as a mixed bag of failure and success. This was stated by the National President, AFAN, Arc Kabir Ibrahim, while speaking
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COVID-19: Edo records 28 new cases, two deaths, discharges 16 more patients

Govt insists on social distancing, adherence to guidelines, others The Edo State Government has announced two new deaths resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19) complications and the discharge of 16 more patients, who have tested negative to the virus and cleared from the state’s isolation centres. The state also recorded 28 new cases of the virus with
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Edo 2020: APC appeal committee upholds Obaseki’s disqualification

The All Progressive Congress, APC, Appeal Committee has upheld the disqualification of sitting governor, Godwin Obaseki from participating in the primary election of the party.

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